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ebay [26 Jan 2010|09:04pm]

emilyisajerk
hi im not sure if anyone reads this anymore.
but ive got some cute girls stuff for sale thats cheeaaapp. thanks

http://shop.ebay.com.au/emilythepirate/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=25
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Rockabilly Forum [16 Jun 2009|09:49am]

rockabillykat
http://rockabillyaustralia.forummotion.com
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Hair models wanted! [06 Mar 2009|08:48am]

chemical_x
[ mood | busy ]

I have recently joined the Cadillac Barbie crew and I am looking for hair models (guys and gals) for cuts, colours, blowdry's etc.

We specialise in rockabilly, edgy and fashion cuts.

Prices are low, starting at only $25 for a cut and from $35 for a colour!

All work is fully supervised, bookings are essential.

You can phone us on 3846 0889 to register your interest, ask for an appointment with Aliya.

We are at 7 Browning Street, West End, Brisbane - opposite the Melbourne Hotel.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Cadillac Barbie

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Ebay auctions [25 Feb 2009|03:27pm]

lissylonglegs

Hey everyone, hope y'all had a good time at Stray Cats!

I've posted a large amount of women's clothing (mostly in women's AU10 or 12) for sale on Ebay - plenty of pencil skirts, animal prints, etc, and some really good stuff (due to my need and love of $$$) - check em out!

Hope this link works:
http://shop.ebay.com.au/merchant/misstwigg_W0QQ_nkwZQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZQQ_mdoZ

Cheers,
liss xx
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[03 Feb 2009|09:30pm]

emilyisajerk
stray cats in less than 3 weeks whos excited (:
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[06 Aug 2008|02:02pm]

emilyisajerk
my stray cats tickets arrived today! yay. im so grumpy that they released two more shows though cos i wouldve rathered go to a friday or saturday show! oh well i guess im lucky to see them at all
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Sydney Rockers: 1980s [10 Jul 2008|03:44pm]

stephywilecat
So i was invited to join a facebook group called Sydney Rockers and it's basically the place where all of the old Sydney rockers and rockabilly folk from the 1980s and early 1990s post all their old pictures!

The photos are AMAZING. there are so many of them, but here are my favourites. I've kept to the black and white and sepia ones. Just to keep a theme. But the old colour ones are amazing too.

Thought some of you guys might be interested to see how things were done in rockabilly revival of the 1980s here in Sydney!



From a newspaper clipping.






"Sue Cadzow wrote at 1:05pm on June 23rd, 2008
Gorgeous Gals!! Platinum blonde was to the eighties scene what Bettie Page haircuts are to the current crowd!!!"

MOAR! (picture heavy btw)
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These are so amazing. I really must go to that exhibition (Rockabilly: Livin the 50s) as soon as I can! Can't believe I haven't yet.
Has anyone gone to that?? The one held by the Historic Houses Trust.
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This saturday!! Its all free!! even the lovin'!! [24 Jun 2008|09:50pm]

stephywilecat
It's the debut gig for The Headlight Stares - an old school 2-piece rockabilly band :)



Yahuh! It's also the launch!!

So come in and grab a freeeee copy of the first ever issue of HEP! zine :D


and for $5 steaks and beer and drunken sexytime XD
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[09 Jun 2008|05:25pm]

nihilistvlad
Kids Pirate Day July 12 2008

Feel free to pass this around, print it out and help spread the word :)
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[26 May 2008|11:29pm]

stephywilecat
I got the Historic Houses Trust newsletter today
and aside from the upcoming 50s Fair this caught my eye:

Rockabilly: living the 50s
7 June - 17 August 2008 | Museum of Sydney

The 1950s was an exuberant decade that saw the birth of rock and roll, new fashions and social mores, and a breakaway generation who became known as teenagers. At the turn of the 21st century there are some for whom the '50s never died. Photographer Steven Siewert has spent years documenting Sydney's rockabillies, a vibrant subculture who live and breathe an era that predates their earliest birthdays. The boys dress for cool with stovepipe jeans and slick quiffs, while the women wear dazzling cocktail frocks by night and colourful vintage dresses by day.

Steven Siewert's work straddles documentary and press photography. He combines professional work as a Sydney Morning Herald photojournalist with personal projects such as this.

Museum of Sydney on the site of first Government House | 7 June - 17 August 2008 | 9.30am – 5pm daily | Free with museum entry




wwwoeeeeoeoeowowowwww
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HEP! zine [19 May 2008|08:06pm]

stephywilecat
I think you should check out:

HEP! zine

HEP! Zine is a brand new Sydney zine which is all about DIY KULTURE.


It's what happens when you merge folks who are into the many aspects of kustom kulture, with butt-kicking Do It Yourself attitude.

HEP! is your local, street-level source for rockabilly and related. We're interested in all sorts of rock n roll DIY ventures and all the other folk who keep the community alive and interesting.

Check it out!!




While I'm here. I had such a great time at the Pat Capocci CD launch gig last night!! If you haven't checked them out, I highly recommend!
Google their myspace.. you won't regret it!
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I know a lot of you are in Brisbane, and I know a lot of you like zombies... [08 May 2008|05:19pm]

stephywilecat



It looks good.
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[18 Apr 2008|04:39pm]

morbid_do77
[ mood | sick ]

Hey guys
A few weeks back i had the wonderful chance of attending the 8th Annual Cars, Rock and Bowl hosted by Ultralux in beautiful Hobart.
This was an amazing weekend, with performances by Melbournes The Vaudevillians and Tassies own The No-Nos and The Bone Rattlers, vintage kustom cars, kustom bikes and (of course) Bowling!

Its was a wonderful day had by all, and hope that i will be able to make the track down again next year.

In the mean time, i thought you guys might be interested in a few images of some of the gorgeous cars that were there (and a few special ones of the bone rattlers)

Note: Sorry about the low quality, my camera died that day so i had to use my phone instead

Enjoy Guys!

Dolly
x

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Rockabilly Zine? [18 Apr 2008|01:00pm]

stephywilecat
I've been toying around with the idea of starting a Rockabilly and related zine for a while... I think it's worth giving it a go.

who would be interested in starting one with me?

It'll be a street-level rockabilly and related publication which operates on the contributions and feedback from rockabilly and related fans.

It'll have interviews, articles, reviews, gig guide (depending on how often it'll be released), cheap ads for things we love, and other stuff.

I dunno, it's still in its really early stages so structure and content can be discussed.


I'm looking for people who:
- Live locally (preferably sydney or NSW, but this is open to anyone living in Australia.. depending on the range of distribution)
- Write. Don't need to be a serious writer.
- are artists or designers... don't need to be pro either.
- Are willing to distribute or at least spread the news about the zine.
- Love live music and supporting it.
- Love rockabilly and/or related.


Looking for both regular and non-regular contributors.

Just wanna see if there's any interest out there.



So yeah, message or comment if you'd like to give it a go or even if you'd just be interested in reading such a publication.


Cheers
-Steph
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[17 Apr 2008|09:51pm]

morbid_do77
[ mood | sick ]

Name: Mikaela aka Dolly
Age: 19
Location: Sydney
Favourite types of music/bands/artists: Very much into The No-nos, The Vaduevillians, ZGT and The Cramps at the moment, but id be lying if i did say i still adore my metal and occasional EBM/industrial. I have very broad music loves.
Something you don't like: inconsiderate Arseholes
Something you want to happen: A bigger boost in the Sydney Rockabilly/PsychoBilly scene. We need more of a closenit kulture to happen. Something similar to Tassies Cars, Rock and Bowl
Pictorial: My new Route 66 dress and tuk shoes courtesy of Ultralux <3

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gigs n thingsss [30 Mar 2008|08:53pm]

stephywilecat
A couple of things actually:




Fri 11th April. 8.30pm
The Detonators (only Sydney April show)
$10
Lewisham Hotel, 794 Parramatta Rd. Lewisham NSW
(02) 9560 8755


Thurs 24 Apr 2008, 08:00 PM
Zombie Ghost Train
Rocket to Memphis
jack Nasty Face
The OXFORD ART FACTORY Basement of 38-46 Oxford st, Darlinghurst.



oh and I thought you'd all like to have a bit of a chuckle:
http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/scene-kids-are-like-so-not-wannabe-emos/2008/03/29/1206207488553.html

In other news..

EVERYONE'S BIRTHDAY IS IN APRIL :(
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[22 Mar 2008|11:48am]

stephywilecat
Sydney's Time Out Magazine's recent feature article talked about SYDNEY TRIBES!!
(y'know, tribes is the post subcultural term for what was traditionally used for subculture. The model of the subculture has since been critiqued and replaced with terms such as tribes and club-culture)





Once in a while the whole subculture thang resurfaces into mainstream media (although as an independent extremely localised publication, could Time Out magazine be called mainstream?). It doesn't do it often so when it does, I do get a little excited.


I think it's a pretty good snapshot of the kind of post-subcultural tribes in sydney.. well the stranger ones anyway. And it features my 2 favourite subcultures, psychobillies and rockabillies!
But also covers new tribes like Second Lifers and some other ones I haven't thought about like 'Ocean Swimmers'


Go here to read the article... however the link to psychobillies is incorrect. In the address bar add an 'h' so it says psychobillies correctly.

http://www.timeoutsydney.com.au/features/tribal-gathering.aspx



What do all of you think about the article?
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Tiger Army [16 Mar 2008|03:01am]

ex_yeah975
So who went & saw them? What did you think?

I've only recently started listening to this kind of music (yeah I'm a bit slow) but now I'm obsessed.

Melbourne people, say hi!
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[09 Mar 2008|06:39pm]

chemical_x
Hi guys,

Just a quick reminder, I have some ebay auctions ending within the next day.

Lots of rockabilly & psychobilly clothes - Dangerfield, E.C Star, Rock Steady etc.

I ship worldwide with combined shipping at lowest rate.

Check them out here on ebay
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[04 Mar 2008|08:00pm]

chemical_x
Hi guys,

I listed a few things on ebay yesterday, mostly rockabilly & psychobilly clothes but I also have a copy of the hard to get Culture Hair Fashion magazine on offer.

Feel free to check it out!

Ebay listings
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