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 Everett True

Song of the day – 673: Britney Spears

Song of the day – 673: Britney Spears

Judging Britney the same way you’d judge Dylan or Elliott Smith is like taking a baseball bat to a cricket game.

 Everett True

Some conversations held in public around the new Lily Allen video

Some conversations held in public around the new Lily Allen video

Like, is there really no other way of challenging sexism and racism in music videos accept by doing the EXACT SAME THING but with a knowing wink? Really?

 Everett True

Song of the day – 594: Songs

Song of the day – 594: Songs

“I am earth and air and fire and water,” she said softly. “I come from the Dark where all things have their beginning”

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How sad is this? The Washington Post gets the drop on almost every Australian publication with its summary of Australian music in 2012


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How sad is this? The Washington Post gets the drop on almost every Australian publication with its summary of Australian music in 2012: It’s been an especially fruitful year for my favorite geographic micro-genre, with woozy, wobbly, strummy guitar rock emerging as a distinct sound Down Under. One reason for the largely unified aesthetic is […]

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Laneway Festival @ RNA Showground, Brisbane, 28.01.12

I hate music festivals because I love music, and I mean properly love music. Real love is unhealthy, obsessive, consuming. I am outside Music’s house in defiance of a restraining order. I am frightening off Music’s new boyfriend. I am holding Music’s pets to ransom until Music agrees to return my calls.

 Everett True

These people are the enemy

…willing sheep whose idea of a great review is one where they got free entry AND free drinks…

 Everett True

An open question to Brisbane

Do I have to suspend critical judgment if I’m dealing with anything local (or even national)?

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Andrew McMillen on interviews (Ed’s note: mandatory reading for any media student)


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Treat every interview as if it’s the most important thing in the world, just for that 15 minutes or half hour or hour, even if it’s not. Boring interviews are still boring on paper.

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Throughout The Universe, In Perpetuity: Why I Don’t Sign Copyright-Grabbing Photo Contracts

Once there was no “three songs, no flash” rule, now it’s industry standard in all but the small, local shows. Once there were no releases. Once there were no copyright-grabbing contracts.

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Song of the day – 315: Beady Eye

Song of the day – 315: Beady Eye

There’s a great song on the debut album from Liam Gallagher’s new band.