40 minute interview with Dave Graney by ABC's Richard Fidler- ranging across entire career and life.
Dave Graney memoir-WORKSHY-out on Affirm press.Order it here.
July 12th - THE GOV - Adelaide.Special guests The Sunday Reeds
Double J played a wild 1991 recording of Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes live at the Prince Of Wales. (This show was released as LURE OF THE TROPICS in 1992. Mostly improvised and with Robin Casinader playing on a sparking old Leslie speakered Hammond organ that was found on the stage and too heavy to move. They were opening for an acoustic Bob Mould. Great luck that the ABC truck was there and had so many tracks left free to record the whole band.
Dave Graney talks about the inspiration for the song "rock'n'roll is where i hide"
Night Of The Wolverine, 1993 album by Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes made Double J's top 50 Australian albums of the 90s.
Night Of The Wolverine available from July 2015 as an expanded edition at itunes- featuring seven of the original demos Dave Graney recorded on 4 track in 1991.
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I can’t forget the bill that hot night at the Palace in St. Kilda many years ago…The show opened with a guy called Dave Graney, the song and dance man, the loveable rogue, ‘the love rustler’ with his Coral Snakes, and the serene Clare Moore keeping everything together in the back. Then the Cruel Sea shambled onstage with Tex Perkins, tearing a hole in the night, a bellowing, rancid Lizard King in a ripped Jaws t-shirt. Finally, the Bad Seeds, with Cave mounting the fold-back, capes flowing in an impossible wind, like some perverse southern gothic evangelist, braying to the raptured who were already certain to be damned, and didn’t care. The Palace heaved that night with sweat and obscenity. And we were right there, in Melbourne, at the molten core of the rock world, drinking in the magma. Not even a thousand beers as we poured out of there, and drifted over the tram tracks to the Esplanade, could calm us down and quell the charge. But it was the unstoppable Graney, in his natty jumpsuit, with his wit, and his ways, dipping into the slow chords of ‘Night of the Wolverine’, that we knew we’d found a poet, whose lines were etched like the statue of Carlo Catarni outside and had announced himself, that night, there and then, as a put-down-your-glassss superstar. xo
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Graney online blogs
See The Moodists section for discography and archival information pre 1998.
the dave graney show- an outstanding album recorded for Festival in 1998
Kiss tomorrow goodbye (2000)
the third woman (2002)
the brother who lived ? (2003)
Keepin' it Unreal (2006)
We wuz curious (2008)
Knock yourself out (2009)
rock'n'roll is where I hide (2011)
YOU'VE BEEN IN MY MIND (2012)
Once I Loved The Torn Ocean's Roar - 80s/90s Demos Vol 2 - dave graney - COCKAIGNE - digital only album at itunes and Bandcamp.