We last spoke to Ed Kuepper back in 2014 so we were never going to miss out on another opportunity to talk to the Brisbane legend and person responsible for the song that we took the name of our website from. We spoke to Ed about the new Aints 5-6-7-8-9 mini-album, his songwriting and what […]
In Photos: The Aints! + Colonel Kramer & The Eamon Dilworth One Man Brass Ensemble @ Triffid, 27.10.2018
The Aints play two sets at Triffid in Brisbane, the first a set of Saints classics, the second the band’s new The Church of Simultaneous Existence album from start to finish. Support from Ed Kuepper supporting his own band under the Colonel Kramer & The Eamon Dilworth One Man Brass Ensemble moniker.
The other day I read a feature article about one of my all time favourite bands, The Jam – their individual style and musicianship, their rapid rise and premature break up, the precocious genius of frontman, Paul Weller, and the enduring love their fans still hold 40 years later. It made me contemplate the similar […]
Ed Kuepper is no yesterday man. He was quick to distance himself from pre-emptive punk outfit The Saints following the group’s dissipation in 1978. Yet as the years have been marched by, this oft-bleak voice of Australian music has never hidden his affection for the iconic group’s formative iteration. With 40–years passing since The Saints […]
On the 40th anniversary of the release of The Saints classic (I’m) Stranded album; founding member, guitarist and songwriter Ed Kuepper revisits the material performed by the seminal band with The Aints, the band he formed during the early 1990s, as part of this year’s Brisbane Festival line-up.
In the early 90s, a select band of music critics at Melody Maker would regularly compete with one another to find fresh ways to praise the moody Australian genius.