Category Issues

Roadrunner issue #42 – December 1981/ January 1982

CONTENTS 5. The Drum. 6. The Go-Gos/ Duran Duran. 7. Rrats Bander. 8. Fast Forward. 9. The Numbers. 10. New York, New York. 13. Letters. 14. Melbourne. 15. Sydney. 16. Brisbane. 17. Perth. 18. Adelaide. 19. Darwin. 21. Acrylic Chewies. 22. Laurie Anderson. 25. The Birthday Party. 26. Midnight Oil. 28. The Reels. 29. Readers Poll 1981. 30. The Angels. 36. Critic’s Choice. 37. Tactics. 39. Notes From Southern Europe.

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Roadrunner issue #41 – November 1981

CONTENTS 3. Letters. 5. The Drum. 9. Marianne Faithfull. 11. The Metronomes. 12. Hunters and Collectors. 15. Sardine v. 16. Rhythm Method. 17. Ian Dury and the Blockheads. 19. Icehouse. 20. Simple Minds. 23. New York, New York. 25. Redgum. 27. Wrong Side of the Road (Film). 29. Single Reviews. 30. Live Reviews—James Taylor/ Tom Waits/ Laughing Clowns/ The Go-Betweens/ Wildlife Documentaries/ Ian Gillan Band. 32. Perth. 33. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #40 – October 1981

CONTENTS 5. The Drum. 6. Speedboat/ Tactics/ Feral Cats in the Gloaming. 7. Snakes and Adders/ Stage B. 9. The Tigers. 11. New York, New York/ London. 13. Laughing Clowns. 15. Mental As Anything. 16. Matt Finish. 18. Bob Clearmountain/ Joyous Invasion. 19. The Cure. 20. John Doe’s Ruined Scene/ Slow Children. 21. David Johansen. 22. British Music Scene. 28. Alf Omega. 31. Sherbet. 34. Live Reviews—The Big 5/ Marc

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Roadrunner issue #39 – September 1981

CONTENTS 7. The Drum. 9. The Ramones. 10. Malcolm McLaren. 12. Nuvo Bloc. 13. The Triffids. 14. New York, New York. 16. The Bureau. 17. British Electric Foundation. 18. The Eighty-Eights. 24. The Comsat Angels. 26. John Dowler. 27. The Singles. 28. Music Technology. 29. Single Reviews. 30. Live Reviews—The Cure/ No Fixed Address. 31. Live Reviews—John Cale/ Vic Godard and Subway Sect/ Modern English. 32. Perth. 33. Album Reviews.

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Roadrunner issue #38 – August 1981

CONTENTS 3. The Drum. 5. John Doe’s Ruined Scene. 6. Kim Wilde. 7. Tim Finn/ Sean Kelly (Models). 8. Jim Carroll. 9. The End. 10. Australian Crawl. 11. Mondo Rock. 12. Sunnyboys. 14. Big Combo. 15. Live Reviews—Midnight Oil/ The Reels. 16. Live Reviews—Equal Local/ The Go-Betweens/ Essendon Airport/ Kinetic Picnic/ Film Reviews. 17. Live Reviews—The Units/ The Shreds/ Tape Review. 19. Single Reviews. 20. Album Reviews. 23. Bop Cats.

Roadrunner issue #37 – July 1981

CONTENTS 3. The Drum. 4. Perth. 7. Letters. 8. Backs to the Blast (Documentary). 9. The Dugites. 10. The Dagoes/ The Plants. 11. Equal Local/ The Cheks. 12. Charles McMahon. 13. Hank Wangford. 15. The Plastics. 16. INXS. 18. New York, New York. 20. New Zealand. 21. Single Reviews. 22. Live Reviews—Hunters and Collectors/ Pagan Idols/ INXS/ Mental As Anything. 23. Live Reviews—Pel Mel/ Out of Nowhere/ The Titanics/ Furniture

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Roadrunner issue #36 – June 1981

CONTENTS 3. The Drum. 4. Death of Bob Marley. 7. John Doe’s Ruined Scene. 8. Midnight Oil. 10. New York, New York. 12. Spandau Ballet. 13. The Church. 15. Bruce Springsteen. 20. The Allniters. 21. The Spell. 23. Single Reviews. 25. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #35 – May 1981

CONTENTS 3. The Drum/ Brixton Riots. 4. Anzac Day in London/ John Doe’s Ruined Scene. 7. Mods in Melbourne. 8. XL Capris. 9. New York, New York. 10. Union Hotel, Adelaide. 11. Dr Poo, JJJ-FM. 13. Ellen Foley. 14. Ronnie Spector. 16. The Reels. 19. The Jumpers. 20. Les Trois Etrangers. 21. Live Reviews—The Church/ New Race/ Sunnyboys/ Hilton Hotel Rock’n’Roll Supermarket/ 22. Live Reviews—Madness/ The Sports. 23. Single Reviews.

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Roadrunner issue #34 – April 1981

CONTENTS 3. The Drum. 5. Madness/ Snakefinger. 6. New Race. 9. Tactics. 11. The Swingers. 13. The Go-Betweens. 14. Paul Kelly and the Dots. 15. The Barracudas. 16. Cold Chisel. 20. The Teardrop Explodes. 23. Roger McGough. 24. The Bad Poets. 25. John Doe’s Ruined Scene/ Live Review—MEO 245. 27. Album Reviews. 30. Single Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #33 – March 1981

CONTENTS 3. The Drum. 4. John Lydon. 7. The Sunnyboys. 8. The Clash. 13. Rising Sun Rock. 14. London. 15. International Exiles/ John Doe’s Ruined Scene. 16. Adam and the Ants. 20. Divine/ The Jam. 24. Live Reviews—The Birthday Party/ International Exiles/ Equal Local/ Tactics/ Vox Pop. 25. Album Reviews. 30. Single Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #32 – February 1981

CONTENTS 2. John Doe’s Ruined Scene. 3. The Drum. 4. Sweetwater Festival (NZ). 8. Roxy Music. 9. Red Symons. 10. Three Days in America (Travel). 11. Bangkok (Travel). 12. Readers’ Poll. 14. Brisbane. 15. Single Reviews/ Apology. 16. Captain Beefheart. 17. Live Reviews—2JJ—The Final Concert/ The Distressed Innocents/ The Mutes/ The U-Bombs/ The Units/ Young Modern. 20. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #31 – December 1980-January 1981

CONTENTS 2. Malicious Gossip/Letters. 3. Charts. 5. John Lennon. 6. Melbourne/ Sydney. 7. Adelaide / Perth. 9. The Birthday Party/ The Units. 11. Dexy’s Midnight Runners. 13. Talking Heads. 14. UB40. 19. Readers’ Poll Form. 21. Matt Finish/ The Bad Poets. 23. Live Reviews—The Birthday Party/ Laughing Clowns/ The Go-Betweens. 24. Live Reviews—International Exiles/ Blue Scooters/ Z-Cars/ The Scientists. 25. Album Reviews. 30. Single Reviews. 31. Critics’ Choice.

Roadrunner issue #30 – November 1980

CONTENTS 2. Malicious Gossip/Letters. 3. Charts. 4. The Numbers. 5. The Elks. 7. The Feelies. 9. The Riptides. 11. The Saints. 12. Models. 15. Goodbye Australia. 17. Readers Poll Form. 19. Album Reviews. 22. Single Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #29 – October 1980

CONTENTS 2. Election Editorial. 3. National Charts. 5. The Romantics. 6. Adelaide Bands. 8. James Freud/ Teeny Weenies. 9. Grace Jones. 10. Redgum. 12. Outline. 13. Live Reviews—3RRR Benefit Concert. 14. Live Reviews—Models/ The Victims/ Wrecked Jets. 15. Album Reviews.

Roadrunner issue #28 – September 1980

CONTENTS 2. Malicious Gossip/ Letters. 3. National Charts. 5. Australian Crawl. 7. The Reels. 9. Tactics/ Film Review. 11. John Cooper Clarke. 12. Flowers. 14. Jimi Hendrix. 17. Live Reviews—XTC/ Magazine/ Flowers/ Nuvo Bloc. 19. Album Reviews. 21. Live Reviews—Dee Minor and the Dischords/ Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons/ The Riptides. 22. Single Reviews.