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BLATANT AD: free tickets to see Broadcast live in Australia: BLATANT AD

The way free giveaways usually work is this. You get to sign up to some dumb mailing list that you spend the next six months desperately trying to unsubscribe from You get to answer some dumb question relating to the band and/or record label and/or website, thereby giving the spurious illusion that there is some […]


10 Quick Questions with Dirtywings

I got the chance to ask Bec from Gold Coast band Dirtywings a few questions about pop music, competitions and being and the Gold Coast music scene. Here’s what she had to say. Can you walk us through the beginnings of the band? The band started off as my own project. It was basically me […]

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Song of the day – 182: Pigeonhed

I have an awful lot of time for Seattle’s Steve Fisk, and not only because a) people have mistaken us for brothers, b) he’s the only man alive I know that’s grumpier than me, and c) I once appeared in a pick-up band alongside him and our cartoonist buddies Peter Bagge and Eric Reynolds playing […]

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Song of the day – 40: Teenage Fanclub

This song can reduce me to tears. Just beautiful. That line, the harmonies on that line, “Here is a sunrise/Ain’t that enough/True as a clear sky/Ain’t that enough?” Ignore the weird intro bit at the start of this video. You need to start listening at 0.17 seconds. I received an advance copy of Teenage Fanclub’s […]

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The True Report – 1: Daniel Johnston in Australia, 28.01.10-03.02.10

Sydney (Monster Children) The conversation between Loene Carmen, Millie from Bridezilla and myself went something like this. “Looks like it’s going to rain. Let’s go inside.” “Might not rain.” “Let’s stay in the courtyard. There’s more room here – and look, here are some beers.” “It’s going to rain. Let’s go inside.” “Have you seen […]

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Spotlight – 29: Kitchen’s Floor

As I said somewhere else just now, I keep forgetting how much I remain in love with the thrill of live music. Blame it on my age. Whatever. At least I know my limitations. Oh maybe I shouldn’t. Or maybe I don’t. Oh maybe I just want to FUCK AND GET HIGH FUCK AND GET […]

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Spotlight – 4: The Lovely Eggs

It’s like listening to The Vaselines being interpreted by The Bobby McGee’s interpreting Moldy Peaches while severely under the influence of snakebite. It’s like being exposed to five generations of art students pretending they’re still seven years old and that’s it’s still really amusing to say ‘poo’. It’s like a musical enema. It’s like hearing […]

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