Record Shopping With Kirin J Callinan

Just a musical prospector, searching for aural gold.


There are three things we know for sure about Kirin J Callinan.

He’s always wearing the most sauve garments out, he loves to get said garments off at any opportunity, and he’s got damn good taste in music. We gave him $200 and released him into a Sydney record store, to see what nuggets of gold this musical prospector could unearth.

“I’m going to take off my pants, I’m going to take off my pants. And your teachers can’t stop me, and the priests can’t stop me, and the priests can’t stop me, and the firemen can’t stop me, and the president can’t stop me. Will you take off my pants, will you take off my pants?” – Randy Newman/Kirin J Callinan.

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