With many thanks to: Richard Miles, Magnus Holmgren, Leo Meijer, David Nichols, Jan Saghaug, Patricia Jungwirth, Dan Mahoney, Aurelio Pasini, Nigel Adams, Mark Brown, Mick Turner, Brick, Wayne Hall, Christopher Hill, Hassan Chop, David Armes, Julian Wu, Tren Brothers Discography, Serena, Anthony Weiland, Luke Martin, Damien Flattery, Michael Inman, Graham Nicholson, Jonas Nilsson, Henrik Gustafsson, Steve Taiclet, David Hirsh, Richard Lewis
CA 1992 "Dirty Three", early gig-give-away cassette Warren's Waltz Kim's Dirt Indian Love Song Forever Gone In Bed With The Dirty Three Turk Jim's Dog Short Break Theme Monk's Lament You Were A Bum Dream Turk Reprise A SCUZZ PRODUCTION, 1992 SCUZZ001 LP/CD 1994 "Sad & Dangerous" Kim's Dirt Killy Kundane Jaguar Devil In The Hole Jim's Dog Short Break Turk Reprise You Were A Bum Dream Warren's Waltz Turk Poon Village, PV 027 (1995 CD) Poon Village/Forced Exposure, POB 9102 (LP) LP/CD 1994 "The Dirty Three" self-titled album ("Torn & Frayed" is not the title but refers to the label.) Special guest is Tony Wyzenbeek on harmonica. The album was recorded in 1993 and 1994. "Kim's Dirt" is a better and longer version than the one on "Sad & Dangerous". Mispressed versions of this album exist with the music from "Sad and Dangerous". Indian Love Song Better Go Home Now Odd Couple Kim's Dirt Everything's Fucked The Last Night Dirty Equation Shock Records, Rough Trade Records RTD 131.3097.2 (CD) Big Cat Records, ABB93CD (UK) video 1995 "The Big Backyard" promo video has a live version of "Everything's Fucked" from Sydney, 05/11/94. CD 1995 "Absolutely Live 1995", a various artists CD put together by Konzertagentur Berthold Seliger. Live recording from Mermaid Lounge in New Orleans, Louisiana in September 1995. I Remember a Time When Once You Used to Love Me ALMAVIVA Records, AR 003 LP/CD 1996 "Horse Stories" 1000 Miles Sue's Last Ride Hope I Remember A Time When Once You Used To Love Me At The Bar Red Warren's Lament Horse I Knew It Would Come To This Touch and Go Records, TG165 CD Big Cat, ABB115CD (UK) CD 1996 "Why Should The French Have All The Fun?", Greenpeace/ Big Day Out Aussie bands compilation has a version of "Jaguar". Polydor 527 039-2 CD 1996 "Songs In The Key Of X", X-Files compilation, contains secret bonus track by The Dirty Three and Nick Cave (track 0). Time Jesum Transeuntum Et Non Riverentum Key Of X Warner Bros. 9 460799-2 WPCR 478 (Japan) EP 1996 "Some Deaths Take Forever" by the Australian band The Paradise Motel contains a song called "Lorene Damage", which uses the music of "Jim's Dog" from "Sad and Dangerous" as backing track. Mushroom/Infectious Records DINF4 CDs 1997 "Obvious Is Obvious", split Cd-sigle with the band Low. The Dirty Three play the Kim Salmon song "Obvious Is Obvious". Limited edition. Touch and Go Records, TG183 CD CD 1998 "Ocean Songs", initial copies have a 3-track bonus disc (see below)! 2LP(!) These copies are released as 2CD on Touch & Go. Sirena The Restless Waves Distant Shore Authentic Celestial Music Backwards Voyager Last Horse On The Sand Sea Above, Sky Below Black Tide Deep Waters Ends Of The Earth Bella Union, BELLACD 3 (UK) Touch and Go TG 193 CD CDs 1998 "Ocean Songs", the bonus disc. To Aster! Mihelkos Arm Cast Adrift Touch and Go TG 193 CD-X CDs 1998 "Sharks", this CD only for sale at the 1998 Australian and US tours. Obvious Is Obvious Two Am Rope (early version of Hope) Running Scared (live with Nick Cave, Brisbane, Zoo, January 1995) Anchor & Hope, AHX01S CD 1998 "To Hal And Bacharach", Australian CD contains a song by Dave Graney & Clare Moore vs. The Dirty Three. Warren plays piano and does backing vocals. What The World Needs Now (Is Love) Warner WEA Records 3984228212 7" 1998 "A Strange Holiday", split single with the band "Scenic". With Warren prominent on piano! Narwhal Recordings, NAR001 video 1998 "Dutch Harbor - Where The Sea Breaks Its Back, soundtrack to this film includes The Boxhead Ensemble, and contains the D3 video for The Restless Waves Atavistic, ATV 39 CD 1998 "Ufkuko", EP-CD released in November. To Aster! Mihelkos Arm Cast Adrift Three Wheels Wish I Could Bella Union BELLACD6 CD 1998 "KFJC 89.7FM - Live From The Devil's Triangle", a compilation of live performances recorded in "The Pit" at KFJC, in Los Altos Hills, CA released as a fundraiser for KFJC. It contains "Mick's Love Song" (6:26), recorded on 3/13/95. KFJC CD 1999 "Praise", the soundtrack to this Australian film directed by John S. Curran has been released in April 1999. Songs by Dirty Three unless indicated otherwise. I Remember A Time When Once You Used To Love Me Smoke Smoke Smoke (That Cigarette!) [Tex Williams and His Western Caravan] Lights Are Yellow & The Nights Are Slow The River Looks Lonely Tonight [John Ellis] You're So Beautiful To Know [Crow] Somewhere Else, Some Place Good Flamenco Festival [Juan Cesare] Toaster Once Across A Story Bridge [Crow] What Did I Do [John Ellis] Summer's Lost Heart Mano O Mano [Carlos Gardel] Devil In The Hole The Junk Crammed Up Behind My Eyes [Crow] Xmas Song King Of The Cowboys [John Ellis] A Strange Holiday Mia Fora Thimame [Arleta] I Remember A Time... [hidden track: instrumental] Festival Records Pty Ltd. D 32054 2CD 1999 "Recovery: Ready For Transmission", compilation with live excerpts of ABC's "Recovery show has a live version of Sirena Virgin/EMI/ABC Music 2CD 1999 "Homebake 3" contains a live version from the 1999 Homebake festival of Distant Shore EMI 3984-26117 LP/CD 2000 "Whatever You Love, You Are", new album expected in March. Some Summers They Drop Like Flies I Really Should've Gone Out Last Night I Offered It Up To The Stars And The NIght Sky Some Things I Just Don't Want To Know Stellar Lullabye For Christie Bella Union BellaCD 16 Touch & Go, TG 223 Anchor & Hope Glitterhouse GRCD 486 CD 2000 "Lowlands", tour-only CD, lim. edition of 1000. Cottonhead Country Song Kangaroo Lowlands Three Mile Creek Wheels Time After Irish Red Anchor & Hope AHX02S LP/CD 2001 "In The Fishtank", by Low and Dirty Three, about 6 songs, to be released in May. Includes I Hear Goodnight Down By The River [Neil Young cover] Invitation Day When I Called Upon Your Seed Cody Lordy Konkurrent, Fish 7
1992 Busload Of Faith LP/CD 1993 "All Souls Alive", by The Black Eyed Susans. Warren plays violin, CA Korg organ, Hammond, Fender Rhodes, piano, harpsichord and accordion. A Curse On You We Could've Been Someone Every Gentle Soul Memories Sheets Of Rain Reveal Yourself I Can See Now Apt. No. 9 Dirty Water This One Eats Souls Frontier Records, ADV-31062-4 (CA) Frontier 31061-2 (CD) Torn & Frayed CD5 CDs 1993 "Dirty Water", by The Black Eyed Susans. Dirty Water Torn & Frayed Torn CD 9 CDs 1993 "This One Eats Souls", by The Black Eyed Susans. This One Eats Souls Torn & Frayed Torn CD 8 LP/CD 1993 "Sad But True", by Tex, Don & Charlie, Warren violin and Jim on drums. Redheads, Gold Cards & Long Black Limousines Postcard From Elvis Fake That Emotion The Girl With The Bluebird What I Done To Her Sitting In A Bar Dead Dog Boogie Louise Fateful Day Danielle Still The Same Barlow And Chambers I Must Be Getting Soft Red Eye/Polygram RED CD 37 LP/CD 1993 "Sin Factory", by Kim Salmon features Warren on flute on "Desensitised" and violin on "Rose Coloured Windscreen". Red Eye REDCD33 EP/CD 1994 "The Body Electric", by Charlie Marshall & The Body Electric. White Records LP/CD 1994 "Hey Believer", by Kim Salmon features Warren on flute and violin and Jim on drums on a few tracks. Reach Out Donít Expect Anything Obvious Is Obvious You Know Me Better Than That Playground Pass It On Full Of Promise Treachery Rambliní Man Hey Believer Red Eye REDCD40 CD 1995 "Silos And Utility Sheds", compilation album includes the Leonard Cohen cover "Suzanne" by Kim Salmon. It is probably an out-take from the Hey Believer CD and it unmistakedly features Jim White on drums, and may well feature Warren on feedback/violin. Glitterhouse CDs 1995 "Heavenly", by Plums. EP CD 1997 "Far Be It From Me", by Tex Perkins. She's A Friend Of Mine Warren strings, Jim drums Splendid Lie Warren strings, Jim drums Her Own Life Warren bass, Jim drums I Can't Sing Warren strings, piano accordeon, Jim drums That Was Now Warren bass, Jim drums Two Wrongs Warren organ, Jim drums You're Too Beautiful Warren piano, Jim drums Somewhere In The World Warren piano, Jim drums It Will Come Warren bass, piano, Jim drums Whatever And Ever Warren slit box, Jim drums Polydor, 533 062-2 CDs 1997 "Splendid Lie", by Tex Perkins. The b-side song "Far Be It From Me" features Warren and Jim. Polydor, 573 071-2, Australia CD 1997 "Where Joy Kills Sorrow", various artists. Warren Ellis and his father John Ellis, as well as Jim White perform John's song "Mis'ry Is My Middle Name". They also appear on the free bonus disc which came with first copies. Shock Records, W.MINCDOG CD 2000 New album by Tex Perkins will feature Warren and Jim.
CDs 1997 "Western Music", by Will Oldham, Always Bathing In The Evening Jump In Jump In, Come In Come In (maybe they play on this one) OVNI Records Apdo 220, Spain Drag City, Will 1 CD (rerelease) 7" 1998 "Black Dissimulation/No Such As What I Want", by Bonnie Prince Billie Rerelease 500 on purple vinyl, and also released as free bonus CD in FNAC stores in France with Bonnie Prince Billie's I See A Darkness album. All City Nomad 7" 1998 "Gone Away/Kit's Choice" Tren Brothers Jim White: drums, percussion, Mick Turner: guitar, harmonica, melodica & loops. Secret Canadian Records SC 14 CDs 1998 "Tren Brothers EP" by Tren Brothers Gold Star Berlin Three Away Montana Last Song Detroit Drag City DC146CD CD 1998 "Moon Pix", by Cat Power. Mick and Jim play on this album and Mick is also credited as engineer. American Flag He Turns Down No Sense Say Metal Heart Back Of Your Head Moonshiner You May Know Him Colors And The Kids Cross Bones Style Peking Saint Matador Records OLE 286-2 2LP 1998 "The Last Place To Go", by The Boxhead Ensemble, CD Recordings From the Dutch Harbor European Film Screening Tour. Artists include Jim White (on all tracks), Mick Turner (Guitar where indicated) Will Oldham, Edith Frost and others. The 2LP contains a 17 minute bonus track. Introduction [Mick; Jim not] [2LP version is 7:25 minutes longer] Coastal Border [Mick] Nobody Dust And Rain Fading Cold Two Ravens Carolyn's Theme The Last Place To Go [Jim] Choices Made Deep Sea [2LP version is 20 seconds longer] Far Gone / Big Sky [Mick] High Waters [Jim] [2LP only] Limited Edition Bonus CD: (Jim and Mick only where indicated) Black Dissimulation [Jim] Solo [also on the 2LP] Send In the Clowns Who Big Sky [Jim, Mick] Atavistic, ALP96CD (CD) Atavistic, ALP96CD-X (Bonus CD, lim. 1000) Secretly Canadian SC22 (2CD) CD/LP 2000 "Guarapero Lost Blues 2", by Will Oldham Mick and Jim play on: Sugarcane Juice Drinker Call Me A Liar Drag City DC 111/PR15 CD 2001 "Get The Fuck On Jolly Live", by Bonny Billy and Marquis de Tren featuring the Monkey Boys (Jim White & Paul Oldham); live album. Limited edition tour CD, 500 copies only. XXV II/XV LXXXI LXXXVI LXIV LXVI XIII CII Monitor/Palace MAP001 (limited 500) CD 2001 "Two Brothers", by The Boxhead Ensemble, Atavistic ALP126CD
LP 1986 "Meet My Friend Venom" No Masters Voice 7" 1988 "Walking About/26 mgs" Aberrant LP 1990 "Whats Yours Is Mine" Aberrant (1990) Normal, (1991 European reissue) 2x7" 1990 "Scumbait No. 2", two singles with tracks by four bands includes Venom P. Stinger's The Day Will Come Treehouse 23 (limited edition of 1,500) CD/EP 1992 "The Waiting Room" Au Go Go Records LP 1992 "Live", recorded live in 1991 KDVS radio, Davis California. Nick Palmer on vocals. Inside The Waiting Room My Hole Unused Walking About Turning Green The Day Will Come Home Sweet Home PCP Crazy Jaws 26 mg Precious Little Time Venom P Stinger Anopheles 7" 1994 "Thickskin/Tearbucketer", live single, 500 copies. Death Valley Records, DV 004, (Melbourne). CD 1996 "Tearbucketer" Siltbreeze SB-51 (CD) Matador
Hessian Sax LP/CD 1982 "Hunters And Collectors" by Hunters And Collectors. CA White D19490 (CD issued 1991, Including "World of Stone" EP) White L42002 (LP + 12", gatefold) White C37875 (Cassette) 7" "Road to Egg/New Band" by People With Chairs Up Their Noses, split single with Plays With Marionettes (Hugo Race). CD "Can't Stop It - Australian Post-Punk 1978-1982" (Various Artists) features a track by People With Chairs Up Their Noses: "Song of the Sea" (1982, previously unreleased) w/Mark Barry, David Palliser, Jim Shugg, Jim White LP "You've All Got A Home To Go To" by Feral Dinosaurs LP or CD ? King Idiot CD 1992 "Screaming at the Mirror III" by various artists contains the song "King Idiot" by King Idiot, featuring Jim. Giggle Records (Giggle 021, 1992) CD 1999 "Soaking Wet", by Tendrils, Jim plays drums on Raw Feeling Half A Cow Records - HAC 71 12" 2000 "'Neath The Puke Tree", live EP by Smog from a concert in Austrlia features Jim on "I Was A Stranger" drag city / domino
CA "Kitchen Classics", a cassette of songs by Mick's and other bands, put out by himself. 7" "Committed To Suicide" by The Sick Things: Mick's first band. LP/CD 1981 "The Sounds Of Silence" by The Sick Things. Shock Records LP "Fungus Brains" by Fungus Brains. 12"/ 1983 "Ron Pisto's Real World" by Fungus Brains CD an 8 track 12". Dr. Jim's 12" "That's Right" by Fungus Brains an 8 track 12". LP 1984 "Thirsty's Calling" by The Moodists. That's Frankie Negative Bad Cabin Some Kinda Jokes Do The Door, My Friend Runaway Machine Machine Pure Gold Flesh You Could Be His Killer Swing George Thirsty's Calling Boss Shitkicker Red Flame RFA39 Red Flame/Virgin 206 308 (Germany) 7" 1984 "Runaway" by The Moodists. 7" 1985 "Enough Legs To Live On" by The Moodists, who featured Mick as second guitarist. LP 1985 "Double Life" by The Moodists. Double Life Enough Legs To Live On Chevrolet Rise That's How You'll Cryry Can't Lose Her Six Dead Birds Red Flame RFM 44 LP 1986 "Romance Of The Fungus World" by Fungus Brains Monash LP 1989 "I'm So Glad" by Fungus Brains Magnetic LP/CD 1997 "Tren Phantasma", Mick Turner solo album. Ray Sinking Fish Snorkel Leave The Light On Tangled Echidna In the Morning You Can Hear The Birds Floating Kate Beautiful Hairy Cow Sailor's Lament Over The Oceans Mel To Adders Tren Phantasma Secret Reprise Untitled Drag City, DC 138 CD/LP CD 1997 "Lost Blues And Other Songs", by Palace Music, Mick plays on 2LP Lost Blues Drag City 110 Palace Records 16 Domino, WIGCD 33 EP 1999 "Bonnevill" by Bonnevill (Mick Turner and Jessica Billey) Tigermoth El Nopal Blue Kite Dog Elsa Sass Bella's Orchard Tomorrow's Keys Travels In Constants Volume 2 LP/CD 1999 "Marlan Rosa" Rosa I Marlan I Arana I Marlan II Borracho Sol I Rosa II Borracho Sol II Arana II Marlan III Calavera Borracho Sol III El Arbol Arana III There's A Great Burning Red Moon Rising Marlan IV Drag City, DC175 (US) Spunk (Australia) 2LP 2000 "Chicago 2018... It's Gonna Change" compilation contains an 2CD exclusive Mick Turner track called "Sunny Xmas Day". Clearspot CD 2000 "The Nature of Systems", album with various artists includes Mick Turner with the song Carny's Dance Carbon Records CR25 CD 2001 "Pelican" by Bonnevill (Mick Turner and Jessica Billey) Gene Lammy Camoe Ides Midnight Driver Pelican Lullabye Instinct Records, ins7002 (USA) Bella Union, bellacd703 (UK)
CA ???? "The Nursing Mother's Christmas Carols" mail order only cassette on which Warren played flute. LP 1986 "These Future Kings", self-titled mini-lp by this band in which Warren played violin or organ. 7" 1986 "Bury My Bones/ The Liar's Been Found", by These Future Kings. Warren on violin and vocals! Rampart Releases - RR048 LP 1988 "Carnival", by These Future Kings. LP/CD 1994 "I Had A New York Girlfriend", by Robert Forster violin on Locked Away Echo Beach Beggars Banquet BBQ 161 LP/CD 1994 "Love Of Will", by David McComb White D31071 Mushroom 74321 19226 2 LP/CD 1994 "You Wanna Be There But You Don't Wanna Travel", by Dave Graney LP/CD 1994 "Rumour Of Death", by Spencer Jones, Warren plays on Where's Your Soul Execution Day The Demon Cup Polydor Red Eye CD RED 41 25347 2 CDs 1995 "The World's A Girl", by Anita Lane, Warren plays 7" on the title song. Mute Records, CDMUTE 177 LP/CD 1995 "Three Legged Dog" by The Cruel Sea, backing vocal on Give Me Back My Thing LP/CD 1995 "Li-Lo-ing" by Crow. Warren plays violin on Rabbits Au-Go-Go/Warner 2068300005 LP/CD 1996 "Intoxicated Man", by Mick Harvey, Warren plays on the song "Bonnie & Clyde". Mute Records, CD STUMM 144 LP/CD 1997 "Nighttown" by The Walkabouts. Warren plays on Forever Gone and Nightbirds. Virgin Schallplatten GmbH, 7243 844280 2 0 (CD) CD 1999 "Record" by Kim Salmon & The Business. Warren co-wrote the song Anticipation Half A Cow HAC86 CD/CA 2000 "Punishing Kiss" by Ute Lemper. Warren plays violin on You Were Meant For Me (written by Neil Hannon) Streets Of Berlin (written by Philip Glass) Decca, 466 473-2 (cd) or 466 473-4 (ca)