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David Nichols is a musician, author, comics artist and [[zinester]] from Australia.
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David Nichols is a writer and historian from Australia.
  
In 1984 David Nichols founded the band The Cannanes, an influential lo-fi group who released recordings on independent labels such as K Records and [[John Porcellino]]'s label, [[Spit and a Half]]. He has also been in the bands Crabstick, Blairmailer, Huon, and Driving Past, and appeared on a single by The Go Team, a band from Olympia, Washington, helmed by Calvin Johnson and [[Tobi Vail]].
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In 1984 David Nichols founded the band The Cannanes, releasing recordings on independent labels such as K Records and [[John Porcellino]]'s label, [[Spit and a Half]]. He has also been in the bands Crabstick, Blairmailer, Huon, and Driving Past, and appeared on a single by The Go Team, a band from Olympia, Washington, helmed by Calvin Johnson and [[Tobi Vail]].  
 
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David Nichols was a part of the [[zine]] scene in the 1980's and 1990's, producing the zine [[Distant Violins]] from 1982 onwards and contributing to a number of Australian [[zines]]. He was also a contributor to zines in London, England, such as [[Lemon Meringue Pantry]], and the U.S., such as [[Boysville U.S.A.]], published by fellow Go Team participant [[Jeffery Kennedy]].
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He contributed comics and drawings to a number of [[zines]] and did much of the artwork for The Cannanes releases, even after he left the band in 1996.  
 
He contributed comics and drawings to a number of [[zines]] and did much of the artwork for The Cannanes releases, even after he left the band in 1996.  
  
After leaving The Cannanes, Nichols  published a history of the band The Go-Betweens, and worked as a journalist for magazines such as ''Puncture'', ''Rolling Stone'', and ''Record Mirror''.
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After leaving The Cannanes, Nichols  published a history of the band The Go-Betweens.
  
 
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*[http://www.virtual.net.au/~awithy/huon.htm The History of Huon]
 
*[http://www.virtual.net.au/~awithy/huon.htm The History of Huon]
 
*[http://everything2.com/title/David+Nichols Very short bio of David Nichols]
 
*[http://everything2.com/title/David+Nichols Very short bio of David Nichols]
 
[[Category:Zinester|Nichols, David]]
 
[[Category:Australian Zinesters|Nichols, David]]
 
[[Category:Artist|Nichols, David]]
 

Revision as of 17:04, 1 July 2017

David Nichols is a writer and historian from Australia.

In 1984 David Nichols founded the band The Cannanes, releasing recordings on independent labels such as K Records and John Porcellino's label, Spit and a Half. He has also been in the bands Crabstick, Blairmailer, Huon, and Driving Past, and appeared on a single by The Go Team, a band from Olympia, Washington, helmed by Calvin Johnson and Tobi Vail.

He contributed comics and drawings to a number of zines and did much of the artwork for The Cannanes releases, even after he left the band in 1996.

After leaving The Cannanes, Nichols published a history of the band The Go-Betweens.

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Contributions

Publications

  • The Go Betweens, Verse Chorus Press

External links