Ep 310 – Bad Bangers and Glows

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Bad Bangers – Scott Mercer
Glows – Scott Mercer

Bad Bangers:

Live at Sonic Masala Fest, Greenslopes Bowls Club, 17 August 2019

Previously featured on episode 266 of Live Delay, Bad Bangers is the project of Alex Campbell and Joe Hanmer. Continuing the riot grrrl/punk trajectory of her previous band GUNK, Campbell teamed up with drummer Hanmer in 2015 and began making some noise together. Their ten-track, self-titled EP was recorded in a single day and released in January 2016. This was followed in 2018 by the “Hooray For Everything” EP. Since then Campbell and Hanmer have been more involved in the somewhat gentler and folkier band Full Power Happy Hour, with Bad Bangers emerging only for occasional shows.

The set was mixed an audio production student from the Queensland University of Technology as part of his final assessment piece. We’d like to thank John Willsteed and Yanto Browning at QUT for facilitating this collaboration.

Recorded by Nell Forster & Scott Mercer
Mixed by Hugh Tyler
Special thanks to live engineer Nell Forster

Glows:

Live at The Bearded Lady, West End, 17 May 2019

A new band from aheadphonehome ringleader Phil Laidlaw, Glows are made up of Elly Angel on guitar, Tom Cooney on bass and Kurt Read on drums. Their instrumental post-rock stylings have proven quite popular with local audiences since emerging in mid-2019.

Recorded by James Walker & Scott Mercer
Mixed by Phil Laidlaw
Special thanks to live engineer James Walker

Show production, engineering and host: Scott Mercer
Originally aired via Zed Digital, 7-8pm, Sunday 15 March, 2020

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