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Fast Cars rev up for Australian live gigs ...

Trans-global pop combo Fast Cars will play live in Australia for two shows only in October, promoting their new album “Soft”. Principal members Fabian Byrne (based in Australia) and Di Levi (who lives ...

Stainless b/w Real Love? - Fast Cars (Method Music) ...

A taste of the forthcoming new album, this double A-sided single single puts Fast Cars in a place of their own. It's elegiac dream pop with an edge and a long way removed from their mod and powerpop beginings ...

LAX - Fast Cars (Method Records) ...

Where they’ve come from is academic; it’s where Fast Cars are now that counts. The onetime ‘80s Sydney mod-power-pop band has been a creative duo since reforming in 2015, working on opposite sides of the ...

Rarebits - Fast Cars (Methodmusic) ...

It's been mentioned here before that Fast Cars are a 1980s Sydney mod band, revolving around the creative core of Di Levi (vocals, guitar) and Fabian Byrne (guitar), that reformed a couple of years ag ...

Fast Cars album campaign nearing target ...

  Sydney powerpop mods Fast Cars are hitting the crowd-funding trail for their debut album...a mere 35 years after they kicked off. Fast Cars were a fixture on the Sydney mod scene of the 1980s, ...

Live 1981 - Fast Cars (Method Records and Music) ...

... mainstream stages. This exhumed live set by Sydney’s Fast Cars’ underlines this fact. Fronted by Di Levy (vocals and guitar), Fast Cars were habituates of the small but vibrant mod scene that grew in ...

More? - Fast Cars (Method Recordings & Music) ...

Fast Cars grew out of the Sydney mod scene of the 1980s. Home turf was the fertile Sussex Hotel and they made a modest mark with a couple of EPs before moving on. This five-song CD is their first release ...

Faster and Louder with Andy Shernoff of The Dictators ...

Proto-punk legends The Dictators have a Best Of compilation "Faster...Louder: The Dictators Best 1975-2001" out on Australian label Raven. Compiler Ian McFarlane spoke to Andy Shernoff, bass-player/keyboardis ...

Rigid With Desire's retrospective nightlife

...  a fleeting impression. Rigid With Desire was the next vehicle for Fast Cars singer-guitarist Di Levi after the first, mod-pop incarnation of that band dissolved. RWD melded ubiquitous (and very underlying ...

Looking back but not in anger

... a cloud. Boomer.      “Sound of Sydney” was a series of compilation albums- appearing in 1983, ’84 and ’86 - and the work of Method Records’ Fabian Byrne, of mod-pop band Fast Cars. They were fine records ...

The Six Strings That Drew Blood

...  play so often over the years, I wonder if you could tell us a little of what that was like for you..? HH: Well, I was always really impressed by Rowland. Creatively he was so fast and adaptable but  ...

Sound of Sydney series is back 40 years later

... series the label issued in the 1980s and so far includes tracks from Ups and Downs, Deniz Tek, the Hard-Ons, Happy Hate Me Nots, Even As We Speak and Fast Cars. “The purpose of this crowdfunding is essentially ...

Tales from James Ferrell, The Phantom Groovie

... he songs so I knew everything in the set. The thing was they played everything so fast. When Danny and Cyril kicked in to “Something Else” by Eddie Cochran, they were playing at least twice the speed of ...

And those Hollywood nights

... grandma dies and your girlfriend splits, if the band breaks up, and you get fired from the warehouse for drinking on the job, shit can go wrong fast. If you ain't got no safety-nets, life can really sudden ...

On the crazy train with visionary blaster Billy Tsounis

...  to do with my Valter Longo intermittent fasting regimen and this infinitely sentimental time of year. I like "Serene" space rock invested with swirling sensuality and delicate little wing kozmic blues  ...

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