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    'Students and the Unemployed' is the debut CD EP by 'Death Valley PTA'. The disk features five tunes. If you like garage bands from the late 1980s then you will probably like it.

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'An Angry Wind' is a lush, melodic, pop song with a twangy, garageband feel.


She said, "All of my friends have been scattered like seeds in an angry wind"...


from Students and the Unemployed, released December 1, 2014
Recorded and mixed at The Sound Works, Adelaide, June 1987. Engineered by Phil Bungey. Produced by Phil Bungey and Tim Hudspith.

Additional recording and mixing at John Reynolds Recording, Adelaide, December 1988. Engineered by Phil Bungey and Cran Wilton. Produced by Phil Bungey and Tim Hudspith.

Mastered at Benchmark Mastering, Sydney, September 2014. Engineered by Don Bartley.

Photography © Lisa Johnson, 1987.
Layout and design by Bronwyn Blaiklock.

Thanks to Phil Bungey, Cran Wilton and Don Bartley for the sounds. Thanks to Bronwyn Blaiklock for the layout and design. Thanks to all of the people who came to watch us play. Thanks to all of our friends and families for their support.

Drums: Nick Bruer
Guitar: Brendan Fitzhenry
Guitar and Vocals: Tim Hudspith
Bass Guitar: Martin Sutch

Lyrics and music © Hudspith except 'A Different Race' and 'It's So Beautiful' © Bruer. Recording © Hudspith. Unauthorised duplication is an infringement of applicable copyright laws.



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Death Valley PTA Adelaide, Australia

Death Valley PTA were an indie guitar, garage band formed in Adelaide, Australia in 1986. The band played regularly during the late eighties and recorded a demo tape, which was thrashed by the then 5MMM (now 3D) Radio. In late 2014, Dead Letter Records (Australia) digitally re-mastered the original demo tape and released it as a five track CD EP called 'Students and the Unemployed'. ... more

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