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[2XX RADIO STATION]

[CANBERRA COMMUNITY RADIO] XX Communique. Vol. 5 no. 1, March 1981.

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Canberra, ACT : Campus community Broadcasting Association, 1981. Quarto (280 x 205 mm), stapled pictorial wrappers, pp. 32, plus text on inner covers; illustrated; a very good copy.

The official magazine of Canberra’s community radio station 2XX, dating to the height of the Australian post-punk era. Contains an in-depth piece on Sydney (originally Canberra) band Tactics (Dave Studdert is interviewed); a lengthy review of the XL Capris’ first album Where Is Hank?; and advertisements for gigs featuring bands such as Tactics, The Allniters (quaintly spelled All-Nighters), Pel Mel, Wild West, and Laughing Clowns. Also includes programme listings and alternative music charts.

According to Trove, NLA does not hold any issues prior to 1987.