14 Aussie songs whose titles don't necessarily suggest they're about relationships and love

This might shock you but… I don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. And no offence to anybody who does. But I wasn’t born in America, I can go out for a fancy dinner every other night of the year and pink is just not my colour (although this post’s imagery might suggest otherwise). All that doesn’t mean, … Continue reading 14 Aussie songs whose titles don't necessarily suggest they're about relationships and love

"bad guy" and the other 99 songs – what Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown has taught us

In my post last week I gave you quite a comprehensive overview of what the Triple J’s Hottest 100 is. On Saturday, 25 Jan, the radio station counted down the songs chosen by the public vote as planned. And, as usual, the were some good things, some bad things and some ugly things about it. … Continue reading "bad guy" and the other 99 songs – what Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown has taught us

"The world's greatest music democracy" aka Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown

Winston Churchill once said that “democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the other forms”. And if you have no clue who The Man was, it doesn’t matter. It’s important, though, that you understand what democracy is. Because in this post I’ll explain to you how Australian public/music fans democratically curate a … Continue reading "The world's greatest music democracy" aka Triple J's Hottest 100 countdown