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FBi Radio’s “Out of the Box” – October 22, 2015

In October of 2015, I was asked to be a guest on Out of the Box, a one-hour lunchtime program every Thursday on Sydney community station FBi Radio. The premise of the … Continue reading

28/10/2015 · Leave a comment

INTERVIEW: letlive. (USA), April 2011

Another unexpected gem from my time writing for Australian Hysteria Magazine. I didn’t know letlive. from a bar of soap until I was on the line with Jason Butler, who … Continue reading

31/01/2015 · Leave a comment

The Top 100 Songs of 2014, Part Four: 40 – 21

We’re so close! Parts one, two and three… missed ’em? Not to worry? You can revisit them here, here and here. Let’s get down to some top 40 pop hits. … Continue reading

31/12/2014 · 2 Comments


  WHO: Bennie James. FROM: Nowra, NSW, Australia. FIRST TIME: I’m going to say the Tea Club and I’m going to say 2006. Don’t quote me on it. TENTH TIME: Upstairs at City Diggers, … Continue reading

21/04/2014 · Leave a comment


  WHO: Andy Bull. FROM: Sydney, NSW, Australia. FIRST TIME: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra; November 27th, 2009. TENTH TIME: YourFest @ Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle; December 10th, 2011. Like Michael Stipe, Justin Bieber or even … Continue reading

21/04/2014 · Leave a comment


WHO: Alpine. FROM: Melbourne, VIC, Australia. FIRST TIME: Oxford Art Factory, Sydney; October 22nd, 2010. TENTH TIME: Laneway Festival, Sydney; February 2, 2013. I had never seen anything quite like Alpine when I first lay … Continue reading

21/04/2014 · 1 Comment

INTERVIEW: Alex Lloyd (AUS), May 2009

There are times when Alex Lloyd feels like an Australian in-joke. He skyrocketed to fame with Amazing, the single from his breakthrough LP Watching Angels Mend; and then spectacularly crashed to earth. He’s … Continue reading

01/04/2014 · Leave a comment

2012: A Year in the Front Row. Part Three: July/August/September

Jan // Feb // Mar Apr // May // Jun JULY With the first half of the year behind me, the remaining six months had a lot to live up … Continue reading

20/05/2013 · 1 Comment

2012 – A Year in the Front Row. Part Two: April/May/June

Jan // Feb // Mar Jul // Aug // Sep APRIL It’s somewhat fitting that I saw Hands Like Houses play a show on April Fool’s Day. Despite international acclaim … Continue reading

28/01/2013 · 1 Comment

2012 – A Year in the Front Row. Part One: Jan/Feb/March

So, here’s an idea I had. I go to so many damn shows, why not do a retrospective? Especially considering 2012 was easily my busiest year of gigs ever. So, … Continue reading

23/01/2013 · 3 Comments
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