John Butler kept getting Bigger and bigger. He won arias, he sold bloody heaps of cds independently here in Australia (multi Platinum) and signed a deal in America.
The Flairz a young band that got a lot of attention around town. Different in their case as they are only in primary school.
End of Fashion got signed adding to the Sleepy Steele Empire. They also played some cracking shows and got shitloads of airplay. Went to Texas as well.
The WAMI Weekender was the stopgap measure as the wamis were changed to Summer. So it was a shortened version this year. The Saturday Spectactular the Monkey Bar/Amplifier was a highlight.
RTR moved to Mt Lawley and Genge left the breakfast show to do something different. he’ll be missed.
Gyroscope released a new album and showed they’ve come a long way;
Perth Music gets alot of attention. John Butler, Eskimo Joe, Jebediah, The Waifs, End of Fashion, Sleeepy Jackson, Little Birdy, The Panda Band, Red Jezebel, The Hampdens, Downsyde, Gyroscope and many more got flogged on radio around the place.
In The Pines was a cracking day despite not one of the best lineups of recent year.
Bands breaking up long before they should have – Heathclife, Civilised and Uberfaust;
And a long time pop favourite called it a day (who we’d never thought break up) Team Jedi.