Maybe Brisbane acts are less careerist than their southern counterparts, playing for fun rather than playing the game and trying to move towards world domination.
In terms of listeners, Triple J is way down the list; figures released this week put it in seventh place in Brisbane. And yet its influence is massive.
And so we reach the end of Triple J week, here on Collapse Board. I won’t write too much today, as I’ll be posting my observations about the combined and crunched data over the next few days. Australian acts made up just over 50% of the 104 songs played between 9am and 5:30pm today. Country Total […]
Part of the reason to listen to Triple J for the week was to try and get a handle on the amount of cross-promoting it does. How Triple J gets away with it has always been something that no one has ever been able to properly answer whenever I’ve mentioned it in a music forum. If […]
Triple J week hits the middle of the week. Today was the first day in the week when a song got played more than once (‘Doncamatic’ by Gorillaz) and when the obvious signs of playlist that were starting to be seen yesterday became clearer. While Triple J’s playlist isn’t as restricted as Nova’s, where you […]
Day 2 of Triple J week here on Collapse Board and business as usual, with not a whole lot of difference from yesterday. Once again Australian music dominates, although the percentage is slightly down from Monday’s 50%. Less songs were played today than yesterday, 108 versus 114, mainly as a result of The Doctor being […]
I spent about two weeks trying to figure out who to see at my first ever Big Sound Live. I wouldn’t say the line-up was spectacular but there was certainly a decent amount of acts to choose from. My night starts out at the Club House, under the Tempo Bar, waiting for New Zealand artist […]