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Author Brown, Tim Beresford (Timothy Beresford), 1966- interviewee.
Title Interviews with Tim Brown in 2019/ interviewed by Criena Fitzgerald.
Published/Produced 2019.

 Online  OH4355  4 audio files (Online)    AVAILABLE  Introduction to second interview is not online  
 Digital Stack  OH4355  1 audio file (Digital)    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  Introduction to second interview  ASK SLWA STAFF
 Online  OH4355  1 transcript (Online) (PDF)    AVAILABLE  


Call Number OH4355
Description 1 online resource (5 audio files (3 hrs., 20 min., 46 sec.)) ; digital, WAV
1 transcript (MS Word, 111 pages) ; digital, MS Word
Content type spoken word
Media type computer
Carrier type online resource
Description digital rda
File type Audio preservation copy: audio file WAV rda
Audio access copy: audio file MP3 192 kbps rda
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
This interview was transcribed by our volunteer.
Access advisory Access open.
Notes Interview was conducted over two sessions. The first session was conducted on 4 July 2019. The second session was conducted on 6 August 2019 at the State Library of Western Australia.
Additional formats A digital copy is also available online.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Notes Audio transformed digitally 201908 5 WAV files 5 MP3 files pda WLB.
Transcript transformed digitally 20191031 1 MSWord 1 PDF pda WLB
CIU file reference BA/OM/16/0055
Summary Timothy (Tim) Brown talks of the establishment of Connections Nightclub in Northbridge (WA) in 1975 and the history of the gay and lesbian nightspot. In speaking of the history of Connections he speaks broadly about the gay and lesbian community in Perth; business structure of the nightclub; licence regulations; employment; drag queens and entertainment; other nightclubs around Perth; men only nights and rise of online gay dating sites; AIDS Council, fundraising and counselling; and the changes that have occurred in the community since the establishment of the club. In his second interview, Tim speaks of the music that was played at Connections, and the popularity of the venue because of the range of music played at the nightspot; how music was a very important aspect of the nightspot - starting with disco and new wave and then elements of pop and underground music; 1980's-1990's gay music or high energy sound; crossover into the mainstream music; played music designed for dancing; records flown in from overseas for Connections and only played there; 1990's birth of 'house' music created by club DJ's in America; Connection and DJ's mixing beats and methods used by the DJ's in mixing quality music for the nightclub.
Subjects Brown, Tim Beresford (Timothy Beresford), 1966- -- Interviews.
Connections Nightclub -- History.
Gays -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Homosexuals -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Nightclubs -- Western Australia -- Northbridge -- History.
Homosexuality -- Western Australia -- Northbridge.
Gays -- Western Australia -- Northbridge.
Lesbians -- Western Australia -- Northbridge.
Female impersonators -- Western Australia -- Northbridge.
Music -- Western Australia -- Northbridge.
Disc jockeys -- Western Australia -- Northbridge.
Related names Fitzgerald, Criena, interviewer.
Blake, Joe, transcriber.
Related item Connections Nightclub : collection of promotional materials PS02423