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Bio : The long overdue cultural recognition to Melbourne’s much-loved independent music scene. This raw and vital filmed souvenir interviews the musicians currently leading the charge, today’s sonic explorers such as Robin Fox and Rod Cooper, and Melbourne scene stalwarts including Ross Knight (Cosmic Psychos), Bruce Milne (founder of Au-Go-Go Records, In-Fidelity Records), Ron Rude (Melbourne Punk & DIY / Indie Recording Pioneer) and Roland S. Howard (Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party). A veritable roll call of live performance footage comes from the likes of Dirty Three, The Stabs, Baseball, Bored!, I Spit on your Gravy, The Sailors, Love of Diagrams, Pisschrist and many more. Sticky Carpet instinctively conveys the ongoing drive behind the bands - and even gets a little political. Most importantly, it shares in the passion and experimentation of Melbourne’s music scene which is great.
The Stabs, HTRK, My Disco, Colditz Glider, The Birthday Party, Baseball, Group Seizure, True Radical Miracle, Cockfight Shootout, Nation Blue, The Sinking Citizenship, Agents of Abhorrence, Civil Dissent, ABC Weapons, Pisschrist, The Dacios, The Sailors, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Depression, Trash 'n' Chaos, Batrider, Ninetynine, The Stabs, The Assassination Collective, Digger and the Pussycats, The Losers, Bored!
- 'Sticky Carpet' - Film Trailer on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJpLUKheas0
- In Film Australia review by Luke Buckmaster - 1st March 2009 http://www.infilm.com.au/?p=791
- Now Here This story in The Age Newspaper by Patrick Donovan July 28th 2006 http://www.theage.com.au/news/music/now-hear-this/2006/07/27/1153816299238.html?page=3
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