I voted in triple j's Hottest 100, have YOU?

Traditionally I’ve done a bit of a spiel on my predictions for triple j’s Hottest 100 Countdown. I even had one ready to go for this year, to be held on Tuesday. And then some poor ABC Shop online employee went and leaked the winner of the annual music countdown. If you’ve somehow managed to miss the kerfuffle that ensued and don’t want to be spoiled, DO NOT READ ON! In fact, what are you even doing on the internet? Go back under that rock you’ve been hiding under, and don’t come out until Tuesday.
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The Albums of 2009

December 30, 2009

It’s the end of the year, which means there has been a veritable smorgasbord of countdowns flooding the internets. And what a year it has been! 2009 has seen the likes of Michael Jackson’s untimely death, infamous outbursts from Kanye West, and Susan Boyle. And that’s just the highlights (I use the term loosely). Fortunately though, the last year of the noughties has produced some excellent albums. So here’s my two cents: my favourite 10 albums of 2009.

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Hungry Beast

October 1, 2009

Sandwiched between some of the biggest shows of the year, the premiere of ABC’s new current affairs program Hungry Beast last night went almost unnoticed. But for those that did manage to pry their eyes away from the Hey Hey reunion were witness to a very fresh take on news. But did they actually tell us something we didn’t know?

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Hottest 100 Wrap-Up

July 13, 2009

The winning song.

Well, the countdown is over.  With our next-door neighbours moving in, we serenaded their arrival in the only possible way; lots of good food, alcohol and very, very loud music. And to everyone’s utter surprise (not), Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana pipped everyone at the post, and took out the number 1 spot. But what of the other 99? Was the countdown rubbish? Biased? An accurate depiction of musical tastes over the past century? Twitter, the Triple J site and numerous other social networks have been amass with comments about the once-a-decade event. Here’s my thoughts. Read the rest of this entry »

Besides being the first day of winter, today marks the first day of voting for a small little countdown known as the Hottest 100 OF ALL TIME (It deserves capitals)…

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