(SPECIAL EXTRA-LONG, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EPISODE!) First up, Melbourne's Architecture in Helsinki have a new album out called Places Like This (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon) and the best song on that album is "Heart it Races" which they released as a single, and on that single (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon) are several covers of the song, including the one we heard by Philidelphia's Dr Dog. Next two songs from New Zealand's comedic Flight of the Conchords' awesome HBO series by the same name, we heard "If That's What You're Into" and "Beautiful Girl" (iTunes). Then Western Australia's indie folk band The Waifs did "The Waitress" from their album Sink or Swim (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon). Next Sydney's 90's era Spdfgh did "Swingsong" from their 1995 Grassroots EP (Amazon). Next Melbourne's young indie pop guru Julian Nation did "Press Gang Kids" from his debut We Are All Writers (order online). Next TSiMH favorites Aukland's The Brunettes did "If You Were Alien" from their recent Structure & Cosmetics (iTunes, Amazon). Then Brisbane's pop/punk The Grates did "Science is Golden" from their debut album Gravity Won't Get You High (iTunes, Amazon). Next Australian country-folk hero Slim Dusty did "Click Go the Shears" which can be found on his album Australian Traditional Collection (Amazon). Then Melbourne's Sally Seltman (a sometimes guitarist for Spdfg) aka New Buffalo did "Emotional Champ" from her brand new record Somewhere, Anywhere (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon). Next Sydney's jazz parody master Frank Bennett did a cover of Depeche Mode's "Everything Counts" from his 1998 album Cash Landing (Amazon). Hearing Frank Bennett made me have to play the prolific American follow up, Richard Cheese with a cover of Coldplay's "Yellow" and The Clash's "Rock the Casbah" both from his 2004 I'd Like a Virgin (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon). And finally 50's/60's era pop musician Jimmie Rodgers did a cover of the traditional Australian tune "Waltzing Matilda" which you can get on The Best of Jimmie Rodgers (iTunes, eMusic, Amazon). This episode features clips from comedians Todd Barry (iTunes) and Bill Hicks (iTunes) discussing Australia, as well as clips from various episodes of HBO's The Flight of the Conchords.