A Royal Cover-up of Southern Cross (Austereo) Proportions….

  In an interesting twist of events yesterday that feels like a quiet covering of bases, Southern Cross Austereo’s CEO Rhys Holleran stated that the Hot30 Countdown on 2dayFM would be scrapped, with the two hosts involved in the now infamous Royal Prank on the Duchess of Cambridge being moved onto other shows.  Needless to […]

A wander down “Jubilee Street” with “Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds”

Late yesterday my old friend John Murch (aka RadioNotes) from Radio Adelaide gave me a heads up about Nick Cave’s new down-beat track, “Jubilee Street”.  Now given the amount of times that I’ve pestered him (and Triple J’s Rosie Beaton) over the years with requests for songs by “Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds”, it’s […]

Hope + Politics + Culture = Twitter Wars

Last Friday morning there was a little war of words between Mark Textor (of Crosby|Textor) and Chris Murphy (of Murphy’s Lawyers) on Twitter that made me sit back and get all philosophical for a moment. As the day wore on, the tension between the two men developed as follows:              […]