paul mason, chris moore, paul scott, kevin emmett, dick driver, andrew snoid, mark bell and peter warren. pop mechanix were a pop-driven rock band fronted by the enigmatic driver. paul scott was quite an accomplished song-writer, who eventually went on to form australian outfit montana.
in 2005 failsafe released a series of pop mechanix albums, compiling a huge grab-bag of unreleased material from the groups entire tenure.
picks in bold
- ‘now’/’radio song’ 7″ single [1980 ripper RIP005]
- ‘jumping out of a window’/’way i dance’ 7″ single [1981 xsf XS001]
- cowboys and engines [1982 xsf XS007]
- pop mechanix ep [1985 hit singlesHITM025]
- now: singles and demos 1979-1981 [2005 failsafe067CD]
- zoo: lost in australia 1981 – 1983 [2005 failsafe068CD]
- acceptance: reform, restart, redirect 1985 – 1986 [2005 failsafe069CD]
- live kicks: live performance 1986 [2005 failsafe070CD]
- alright here: make or break 1987 – 1987 [2005 failsafe 071CD]