Dirty Dozen: Songs for the Brokenhearted

On this day that embodies the shameless commercialism of romantic expression, whilst awaiting the delivery van’s imminent arrival with my long stem roses and bottle of Billecart champagne,…

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Best Albums for 2013

There are many that herald dark days ahead for music. With an ever increasing ratio of label-produced disposable pop trash and music sold on the shock value of…

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Top 10: Songs That Swear

  Can you remember the first song in which you knowingly recognised a swear word? For me, it was probably Shaddup Your Face by Joe Dolce in 1980….

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Spring Serenade

Spring has well and truly sprung, but you’d be forgiven if you were yet to realise that fact. With most areas along the east coast of Australia feeling…

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Top 10 Albums for a Desert Isle

There comes a time during any good drinking session when the everyday banter we tend to call conversation inevitably takes a sharp right hand turn and heads towards…

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The Dirty Dozen- Cool Cover Songs

Here’s the first in a new series of my posts called The Dirty Dozen- my top lists of musical gems from various categories. And what better a place…

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Hot or Not

I have never been particularly good at recalling dates. In fact, I am positively hopeless when confronted with questions such as, “Where were you when….?”,  and have often…

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Mum’s the Word

 Our musical influences in life are often a direct reflection of the paths we have walked. From the times in which we live, the events that shape those…

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