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rage VAULT updates on Facebook

I've noticed in recent weeks that rage hasn't been posting about the VAULT on Mondays on FB. They do post the playlists on their website. Could it be that they have a new social media manager? It seems odd that they wouldn't publicise about it as much anymore. The exception was the Helen Reddy and Max Merritt tribute VAULT.

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I've noticed that too. But this week (the only time I've checked), they posted the playlist several hours before it was on the website (before lunch time) on rage's instagram page, https://www.instagram.com/p/CGOIznnD_12/.

Oddly, last week, there was a facebook post with the vault playlist posted on Monday morning - but only briefly; it had been taken down when I checked the rage facebook page again only an hour or so later.

PS, there's no vault next week. Instead, there's a Dr Who marathon, which is also on the early hours of Monday and Wednesday morning.

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Hmm there is no vault scheduled for 27 October, either. Another Dr. Who marathon in its place. I'm not a Dr. Who fan, but someone I know is, and said that these are not new episodes/there is no particular reason for the ABC to be running a marathon of these episodes now.

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It's very peculiar. Especially also removing a VAULT post.

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Weird. To be honest lately i am enjoyinv **** vaults or no vaults. I have no space on my recorder. I've been putting all the 'retro' stuff on discs by year. That's why i love the year specials. Saves me so much time.



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I don't usually watch Rage during the year but last night while channel surfing came across a Richard Clapton clip live on Countdown. Watched a bunch and recorded the rest. Anyway is this common (countdown performances on the vault) or a one off? Some interesting clips. For instance the Peter Allen song Bi-Coastal which AFAIK I've never heard before..

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Gary
I don't usually watch Rage during the year but last night while channel surfing came across a Richard Clapton clip live on Countdown. Watched a bunch and recorded the rest. Anyway is this common (countdown performances on the vault) or a one off? Some interesting clips. For instance the Peter Allen song Bi-Coastal which AFAIK I've never heard before..
Since November 2015, most Monday nights (Tuesday morning, really) rage have aired a 'vault' episode, where they play older music videos. I say 'older', because there was once a 2010-themed episode, which doesn't feel very old to me.

They've aired many rare videos that guest programmers never select over the years. Some of the themes have been particular years from the 70s, 80s and 90s; particular genres (e.g. sophistipop, hip-house, disco, metal); occasional (not very often) artist specials; videos by a certain director; one-hit wonders; artists from a particular country.

As November is Aus music month, all of the vaults this month have been by Australian artists. They were:

3 November: tribute to Lisa Schouw from Girl Overboard
10 November: no show
17 November: mid-90s alternative Australian artists
24 November: Australian artist songs from 1980

If you liked last night's program, some episodes you might have enjoyed this year that you missed are:

28 January: 1987
25 February: 1979
3 March: 1983
14 April: 80s soundtrack songs
28 April: 1980
16 June: 1977
7 July: new-Romantic artists
21 July: 1984 songs by Australian artists
28 July: 70s
11 August: singles released in Australia in late 1987
8 September: songs debuting in the Australian singles chart between January and May 1982 (yes, sometimes the theme is that specific)


Of late, rage have been posting the Monday night vault episode playlists on the rage website; although, historically, you've had to check the rage facebook or instagram pages to get it. Oddly, they seem to have stopped posting the vault playlists on facebook, but post them on instagram instead.

The themes are not always good, but it's worth keeping an eye on the playlist.

They also now air a half-hour preview of the forthcoming week's vault episode on Saturday morning, from 10 a.m., so it's also worth keeping your eye on the Saturday morning playlist.

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Thanks Nathan will be keeping an eye on the vault from now on. Most of the ones I missed look interesting the new romantic artists in particular

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Gary
Thanks Nathan will be keeping an eye on the vault from now on. Most of the ones I missed look interesting the new romantic artists in particular
Hmmm next week's vault seems to have the theme of Red Eye Records = not very exciting.

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A brief Google tells me that's an indie record label. If so yeah blah.

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From instagram:

Tonight on the VAULT we’re taking a trip into the beautiful world of director Sophie Muller. Expect to see videos by No Doubt, Blur, Sade, Annie Lennox and more. 1:55am on @abctv 🍊 #sophiemuller #watchingrage #rageabcvault

EURYTHMICS Beethoven (I Love To Listen To)
EURYTHMICS I Need A Man
EURYTHMICS Don’t Ask Me Why
ANNIE LENNOX Little Bird
ANNIE LENNOX Why
ANNIE LENNOX and AL GREEN Put A Little Love In Your Heart
SADE Love Is Stronger Than Pride
SADE Nothing Can Come Between Us
SADE No Ordinary Love
SHAKESPEAR'S SISTER Run Silent Run Deep
SHAKESPEAR'S SISTER You're History
SHAKESPEAR'S SISTER Stay
SHAKESPEAR'S SISTER Break My Heart
SINEAD O'CONNOR Emperor's New Clothes
CURE, THE The 13th
BJORK Venus As A Boy
HOLE Miss World
WEEZER Say It Ain't So
JEFF BUCKLEY So Real
JESUS and MARY CHAIN, THE Sometimes Always
JESUS and MARY CHAIN, THE Come On
STONE ROSES Ten Storey Love Song
LIGHTNING SEEDS, THE What If
BLUR Song 2
BLUR Beetlebum
SUPERGRASS Mary
PJ HARVEY Good Fortune
NO DOUBT Don't Speak
NO DOUBT Sunday Morning
NO DOUBT Simple Kind Of Life
JAMES IHA Be Strong Now
SEMISONIC Secret Smile
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT April Fools
MAXWELL Luxury: Cococure
NATALIE MERCHANT featuring N'DEA DAVENPORT Break Your Heart
SADE By Your Side
UTE LEMPER The Case Continues

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Looks like early 1996 is the theme.

Coming up on the VAULT tonight Smashing Pumpkins, Joan Osborne, Everything But The Girl, Deborah Cox, Garbage, Everclear and more. 12:50am on @abctv #watchingrage #rageabcvault #1996

JILL SOBULE Supermodel
DEEP BLUE SOMETHING Breakfast At Tiffany's
MELISSA ETHERIDGE I Want To Come Over
JOAN OSBORNE One Of Us
TORI AMOS Caught A Lite Sneeze
EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Missing
SOPHIE B HAWKINS Right Beside You
M PEOPLE Itchycoo Park
TLC Diggin' On You
DEBORAH COX Sentimental
SHAGGY Boombastic
RANCID Ruby Soho
GREEN DAY Stuck With Me
EVERCLEAR Santa Monica
PRESIDENTS OF THE USA, THE Peaches
MIKE FLOWERS POPS, THE Wonderwall
DEFINITION OF SOUND Pass The Vibes
BABYLON ZOO Spaceman
GARBAGE Stupid Girl
SMASHING PUMPKINS 1979
HOLE Softer Softest
ALICE IN CHAINS Heaven By Your Side

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Wish rage would do a black & white 90s vault. 80s would be good too, but i think a 90s would get the rage team more keen. Just to name a few below, and please feel free to add to the list your suggestions!

Man on the moon - REM
Vogue - Madonna
**** i wish i was your Lover - Sophie B Hawkins
Alive - Pearl Jam
Strong Enough - Sheryl Crow
Wonderwall - Oasis
Drive - REM
Bang & Blame - REM
Rhythm Nation - Janet Jackson (yes, i know released in 1989, but a hit in 1990 and if rage can get it wrong at times, so can i)
Give It Away - RHCP
Walking in Memphis - Marc Cohn
Tip of my Tongue - Diesel
Ring Ring Ring - De La Soul

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REM seemed to have a thing for B&W clips

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So I recorded what I think was a preview of the next vault on Saturday morning. It was advertised as "psychedelic" but some of the clips were not what I would call psychedelic like "Coming Up" by McCartney. It's possible that I recorded the wrong program not sure?

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Gary
So I recorded what I think was a preview of the next vault on Saturday morning. It was advertised as "psychedelic" but some of the clips were not what I would call psychedelic like "Coming Up" by McCartney. It's possible that I recorded the wrong program not sure?
No, the final hour of Saturday morning (11am-12pm currently) of rage contains a preview of the Saturday night program (guest programmer or special). Of late, it is usually only the final half-hour that is the preview, with rage airing a selection of videos related to a theme for the first half-hour - the exception being when Saturday night is a 'special', such as the (repeated) psychedelic special this weekend just gone.

What you were referring to (the segment with 'Coming Up') is the 10 to ~10:30am Saturday morning segment, which is a preview of Monday night's vault episode. The theme for this week is 1980. The playlist of the (rather short) vault episode was posted on the rage website last week, owing to the Christmas break:

https://www.abc.net.au/rage/playlist/monday-night-28-december-2020-on-abc-1/13004776

Since Saturday morning rage has been interrupted by the ABC airing news between 7am and 10am, the 10-10:30am slot has always been a preview of the following week's vault episode.

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Thanks...just looked at the Rage website and just seven songs. Still worth it for the Hot Chocolate video,don't think I'd seen that one and don't think it was a hit in Australia despite almost making number one in the UK