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 Lee Adcock

Dirty Jeans – The Rise of Australian Alternative Rock (…from a non-Australian music critic)

Dirty Jeans – The Rise of Australian Alternative Rock (…from a non-Australian music critic)

Well, how bloody convenient! So here we were, musing about how Triple J has gripped the Aussie music industry so tightly that even writers are falling all over each other to sound exactly alike – when along comes this compilation. Fantastic! Now we have here a bona fide aural coffee table book – 25 tracks, […]

 Everett True

Eleven records I wish I liked more

Liking most of these more wouldn’t half of made my life easier, at various stages. Would it have been too much of a compromise to make? Apparently so.

 Everett True

Music criticism as it could be

The garrulous flippancy ominously forebodes. I do forbid that their overly zealous residency finds a little frivolity in the sense that these lesbians aren’t shy of being gay or Canadian. And it shows.

 Everett True

Smashing Pumpkins | There are lines in the sand … and then there are lines in the sand


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I despise pomposity above almost everything, even when it’s hilarious. The Smashing Pumpkins aren’t hilarious.

 Wallace Wylie

The 10th Anniversary of the 20th Anniversary of October by U2, by Jeff Pollack

I thought of The Beatles line, “It was 20 years ago today”, probably because it really had been 20 years ago to the day

 Everett True

Pop music vs the ‘classic’ Australian Top 10


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Pop music that shits all over the tired, tepid male rock posturing of the other nine videos from a wonderfully giddy height.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 343: The Coathangers

Vice has them as, “The Black Lips with boobs”. Man, and they say the art of music criticism is dead.

 Wallace Wylie

A Week in the Life of Jeff Pollack – week 6

This week, Jeff takes his fans behind the scenes at his local fitness club.

 Wallace Wylie

10 Bands Shaping The Post-Nirvana Era

The care and attention to detail in this parody is breathtaking.