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5 Reasons Why ‘Gulp’ by ECHO KID is One of the Best Albums You’ve Never Heard

They’ve received hardly any radio airplay. They’ve only ever played one show. There aren’t any physical copies of their recordings available anywhere. And they have so few Facebook followers that the whole lot of them could probably fit comfortably in … Continue reading

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Top 15 Albums of All Time

It’s the 15th of ’15, which means it’s time for me to join a handful of other bloggers in listing my 15 favourite albums (check out the other blogger’s lists here). Please enjoy and feel free to share your own list … Continue reading

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Return to Brisbane

I’ve been to Brisbane a few times now, but my most recent trip there was easily the longest. I spent 4 whole weeks living with this guy … … at this place … … near this lookout (Mt Cooth-tha) … … Continue reading

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Great Gig Posters

In today’s edition of AHH, we look at a forgotten art form – the gig poster. I should warn you though. In true self-indulgent fashion, we’re only looking at posters for my own bands’ gigs. Still, recruiting great artists to create these posters … Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Songs by The Eels

I recently made a big career change. It’s scary and exciting, but I can tell that it’s mostly exciting, because whenever I think about it, this song pops into my head … “I’m tired of the old shit. Let the … Continue reading

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Hottest 100 Votes – 2013

January is here, which means it’s time to choose my 10 favourite songs of the year and vote in the JJJ Hottest 100 !! The Drones – Why Write A Letter That You’ll Never Send My favourite track of the year. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Super Rat!

I’ve always enjoyed making silly little animations and videos. I remember being in high school, wasting hours and hours moving Clip Art images around when I was supposed to be working on computing projects. More recently I discovered that the songs … Continue reading

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I Wrote a Hit Novelty Song!

Ok that’s an exaggeration. But by my standards it’ pretty true. You may remember, back in November, I posted a whole bunch of songs from my Soundcloud account. A few people listened to them but they didn’t exactly capture the … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Songs from Perth

In the Pines (the music festival put on each year by RTR FM) is arguably the biggest day on the Perth musical calendar. This weekend it celebrates its 20th birthday with an old-school line up featuring many bands who’ll be reforming … Continue reading

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So Many Gigs!

I’ve been to some amazing gigs in the last few months. I’ve been too lazy to review them but here’s a quick retrospective, complete with the bad photos I took on my phone and cheap digital camera … So we … Continue reading

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Perth and Fringe Festivals 2013

My hometown of Perth is often accused of being boring. But the older I get the more I realise that reputation is unfair. Honestly there’s always a heap to do here and that’s never more true than when the Perth … Continue reading

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Hottest 100 Votes – 2012

Of all the songs I listened to last year, only about 0.2% of them were actually released in 2012. As much as I want to deny it, the truth is it has nothing to do with the quality of music being … Continue reading

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Dresden Dolls + Deerhoof + Sons & Daughters Review

International acts come toPerthall the time but I care little about the vast majority of them. Yet last weekend, three acts that I really dig visited within three days (or four acts if you count PJ Harvey, who I wasn’t … Continue reading

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