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The Triffids

Interview by Mat Snow, Q, December 1987

The Triffids, authors of the greatest Australian country and western album, address the darker undercurrents beneath the sparkling antipodean surf. ...

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The Triffids: Irony and Distance

Interview by Clinton Walker, Next Thing, The, 1984

THE TRIFFIDS fairly well defy convention; their seeming contradictions only make them stronger. They come from Perth, capital of raunch'n'roll and birthplace of the Scientists ...

The Triffids: Roses, Knives, Dead Bodies

Interview by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, January 1985

MAT SNOW hails the twisted poetry of THE TRIFFIDS while the rest of us wonder — do all the great new bands come from Australia, ...

The Triffids: Kangaroo Courting

Interview by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, May 1985

LATE AFTERNOON, the wind’s beginning to whip up a little. Two Triffids sit on the balcony of an Italian cappuccino bar taking in the passing ...

The Triffids: Born Sandy Devotional

Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, June 1986

THE MID-'80s motto is that irony has gone mainstream. Self-confidence and hope for the future have evaporated in glittering, actressy despair, to be replaced by ...

The Triffids: On The Ice

Report and Interview by Paul Mathur, Melody Maker, January 1988

THE TRIFFIDS HAVE GRABBED CRITICAL ATTENTION WITH THEIR CALENTURE ALBUM AND A REPUTATION FOR REINVENTING ROCK IN ALL SORTS OF WIGGLY WAYS. PAUL MATHUR GRABS ...

The Day Of The Triffids

Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, April 1989

WINDING ITS WAY down the Swan River to the Indian Ocean, Perth is the sort of paradise most of us only get to dream of. ...

The Triffids: The Black Swan

Review by Martin Aston, Q, May 1989

THE FIFTH full-length and second major-label album from The Triffids will inevitably receive acclaim from the critical ranks as a multi-faceted alternative to Australia's pub-circuit ...

The Triffids' David McComb

Interview by Toby Creswell, Juice, 1994

THE DAVID MCCOMB who left Perth with his band the Triffids was still a very young man. Even at those first gigs in the East, ...

Day Of The Triffids

Report and Interview by Jenny Valentish, Australian Times, The, June 2006

Legendary perth band The Triffids are being hauled out of retirement by rabid fans. Guitarist Graham Lee tells Jenny Valentish how he's "lying awake at ...

The Triffids: Still Growing Strong

Interview by Jenny Valentish, Australian Guitar, September 2006

Evil Graham Lee brought a ripe swoon to The Triffids' music with his pedal steel guitar. Now, seventeen years after their split, he's witnessing a ...

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