On the debut episode of Smash It Up Melbourne, Age music writer Marty Boulton joins us as co-host, Thee Cha Cha Chas play a couple of tunes, and also discuss animation, tours of Europe and playing the Forum. Charlie Barker joins the desk and tells us what we can expect from Shoe us your Arts in later episodes. Plus, Matt and Marty tell us what they’ve been listening to that week, Fred Negro providing the artwork, Geoff the Viking being the Viking, Pete’s quiz, and more in a jam packed first affair of Smash It Up Melbourne.
We were very pleased to open the series with the Cha Cha Chas one of Melbournes best garage rock bands.After a bunch of 7 inches Lluis and Kylie embarked on a joint European tour with garage legends the Breadmakers.An incredible sound for two people ,one of the most powerful and fun bands playing the traps right now
Louis and Kylie discuss Europe playing the Forum Theater and animation
We introduce Charlie Barker to the show , our in-house art correspondent.Charlie talks her new band, the art of photography and the skill of getting smoke on camera
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Episode 3 features our very special guest Helen Cattanach [ Moler, Los Dominados, Escape Committee, Plus Charlie shows us her arts, Pete’s quiz, Fred and the Viking are there usual selves, with co host Flash Ah Ha [or whatever he calls himself ] all coming up in episode 3