Fast Forward

Fast Forward 13

(First Published)

Main Details
Periodical Title Fast Forward
Editor Bruce Milne
Editor Andrew Maine
Designed by Michael Trudgeon
Graphics by Jeff Holland
Other Virginia Moncrieff
Other Clinton Walker
Other Keri Phillips
Other Bill Brown
Contributor Greta Moon
Contributor Ralph Traviato
Contributor Julian Wu
Contributor Robin Plunkett
Contributor Geoff King
Contributor Robert Oertal
Contributor Ashley Crawford
Contributor Peter Lawrence
Contributor Philip Brophy
First Published
Format Zine
Publication Location Melbourne, Australia
Language English
Notes The 13th and final issue of Fast Forward had the theme 'Personality / Fashion / Style'.

A highlight of the issue is a frank and wide-ranging interview with members of the Fall, who had just toured Australia. If you've ever wondered why middle-aged music fans idolize Mark E. Smith, listen to this. Ed Kuepper speaks about the Laughing Clowns and the Saints (and there's a live Clowns song), and there are interviews also Tiny Tim and with the features editor of England's then-influential Face Magazine. There's spoken material from Charles Bukowski, Quentin Crisp, Phillip Brophy, and two members of the Cure.

There are musical offerings from a number of post-punk bands, including Australia's Manikins, Honeymoon in Green, And An A and Cough Cough, and overseas groups Blurt and the Legendary Pink Dots. 1982's cow-punk scene is represented by the Sacred Cowboys. There's a send-up of the Boys Next Door's indie hit 'Shivers' done in c'n'w style, and more ...


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