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There are a many artists linked to Hunters and Collectors. This page takes a brief look at a few of these artists.
Anonymous Bosch - Doug Falconer played drums and percussion in this post-Hunna's outfit (also included Stephanie Falconer and Nigel MacLean).
The Birthday Party - Mark Seymour was a roadie for them before Hunters and Collectors. A creative, strongly alternative and notorious punk group that included Nick Cave. Known early on as The Boys Next Door. 1975-1983.
David Bridie - Member of Not Drowning, Waving and My Friend The Chocolate Cake who has written songs with Mark Seymour.
Crowded House - Nick Seymour, Mark's brother, played in this band. Had a large international following. Radio loves them.
Crown Of Thorns - Jack Howard and Barry Palmer played in at one stage.
Rod Davies - Melbourne musician who used to join Mark Seymour for acoustic performances. Has released two solo albums.
Dance Theatre - 1984 side project with Mark Seymour, Colin Grimer, John Mason and Curt Wilkinson.
The Deadly Hume - Formed by (former Hunter) Greg Perano in 1985 and split around 1990. Also included Marc Scully (Ratcat) and Ron Hadley (Salamander Jim, Lubricated Goat).
Deadstar - Formed by Barry Palmer. Made three studio albums in the late 1990's.
Died Pretty - Sydney band, from 1984 to 2002, that were in a similar era to and toured with Hunters and Collectors.
The Elwood Dad's Band - A collection of musician Dad's from Elwood Primary School who play every so often. Jack Howard was one of them (around 2002).
Four Corners - A 1985 project that produced one EP. Included Mark Seymour, Des Heffner (The Birthday Party), Robert Oertel and Jeremy Smith.
The Goody Frenzy - A part time band formed by Steve Lucas (X) that included Doug Falconer. Doug can be heard on drums in the 1990 album "All Too Human".
Harem Scarem - Australian band that Barry Palmer played in before Hunters and Collectors (1985-1988). Jack Howard also played in from time to time. Existed from 1982 to 1990.
The Human Tide - The name given to a number of different Mark Seymour bands (post Hunna's).
The Jetsonnes - Pre Hunters and Collectors (1979-1980) group containing John Archer, Doug Falconer, Margot O'Neill, Mark Seymour and Ray Tosti-Guerra. Played a lighter and bouncier sound than early Hunters and Collectors.
Mandy Kane - Australian artist with whom Jack Howard has worked with post Hunna's.
Paul Kelly - has worked with the Hunna's and Mark Seymour over the years. Greg Perano was once in the 'Dots', a Paul Kelly band.
Lash - Barry Palmer has done writing and producing with this band, post Hunna's.
The Living End - Australian band that the horns of contempt have performed with post Hunters.
The Long Lost Brothers - The name given to Jack Howard's band (post Hunna's). The line-up in mid 2002 was Nicky Del Rey (guitar, backing vocals), Barry Stockley (bass), Greg Hynes (drums), Aidan McArtney (trombone, acoustic guitar).
Lucas - 1990 band formed by Steve Lucas (X) that included Barry Palmer.
Cameron McKenzie - Plays in Mark Seymour's 'Human Tide' band. Was a member of the heavy rock band Horsehead, who had three albums out in the nineties (Horsehead, Onism and Goodbye Mothership). McKenzie has also played in the band 21 Guns and toured with Things Of Stone and Wood.
Midnight Oil - political Australian rock group formed in the mid 70's, very popular in the 1980's and ended in 2002.
Mark Seymour & The Daydreamers - 1988 to 1989 with Nick Barker, Doug Falconer, Mark Seymour and Jeremy Smith.
Kylie Minogue - Greg Perano did the percussion for a Kylie tour around 1990.
Pete Murray - Australian artist with whom Jack Howard has recorded and performed with post Hunna's.
My Friend The Chocolate Cake - David Bridie has written songs with Mark and Andrew Carswell has performed live with Mark.
Not Drowning, Waving - Jack Howard contributed trumpet to their 1994 soundtrack album "Hammers".
Pearl Jam - American rock band known to cover "Throw Your Arms Around Me". Mark has played said song with Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of Pearl Jam.
The Pubdogs - A band that Barry Palmer played in around 1991.
Sacred Cowboys - A band Greg Perano played in around 1983. A self titled LP exists.
The Schnortts - The wholly unsuccessful first band to contain John Archer, Doug Falconer, Mark Seymour and Rob Miles (1978-1979). Inspired by an air guitar tennis racquet that was converted into a dodgy real guitar by John.
Soldiers Of Fortune - A band Ray Tosti-Guerra played in at some stage.
Sole Twisters - A band that Barry Palmer played in before Hunters and Collectors (1983-1985).
Stephen Cummings Band - A band that Barry Palmer played in before Hunters and Collectors.
The Undertow - The name for Mark Seymour's band circa 2011.
True Wheels - a band Greg Perano played in before Hunters and Collectors.
The Whitlams - Supported Hunters and Collectors in the early days of their career.
The Winklepickers - Another band that Barry Palmer played in before Hunters and Collectors.
X - Sydney/Melbourne Band featuring Ian Rilen and Steve Lucas, which featured the horns of contempt on their 1985 album "At Home with You".
Other bands that Greg Perano has played in:
Alan Bamford Experience
Swell Maps (UK)
Other bands Martin Lubran has played in:
George Huxley's International Velvet
The Possom Hunters
The Trail Blazers