Metropolis Concert Club, Fremantle Let us take a fleeting glance back to those high-rolling mid-1980s, a time of teen magazines like Countdown and Smash Hits, lime green shirts and a paisley power-pop outfit from Perth called The Stems. Their simple yet unassailable songsmithery endeared them to a huge European music public, propelled them on to … Continue reading “The Stems, Friday February 28, 1997”
Press release; Adam Connors, DigiTimes.com [Tuesday 16 April 2002] Trident Microsystems, a US-based graphics chip maker, and its Taiwanese foundry partner United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have released samples of Trident’s new XP4, a 3D graphics processor with a performance of one billion pixels/second with consumption of a maximum of three watts performance-per-watt twice that of … Continue reading “UMC, Trident Microsystems release samples of fastest 3D graphics processor for notebooks”
MELBOURNE–I can’t put my finger on how, but I was researching the usual international warfare stuff I do every day when I stumbled across what could be my finest music writing.
PLAYLIST SUN 09/05/2004 w/ guest presenter Adam Connors
1. Grandaddy – So You’ll Aim Toward The Sky 2. Ouvi Melhor – With Friends Like These 3. Humbug – E(k) 4. Edwin Collins – Magic Piper Of Love 5. The Stems – Tears Me In Two 6. The Bank Holidays – The Greatest Game 7. Butterglory – She Clicks The Sticks 8. Bloodhound Gang … Continue reading “mix | FBI Weekend Overhang May 9 2004”
Didn’t mean it to be so electronic, but when the vibe hits, well, ya gotta shake it babee. Allnighta crews need watch out for the 5am breakbeat posse phonecalls :P
One year on from the pro-democracy protests that brought Hong Kong to a standstill, organisers admit that China’s Communist leadership shows no sign of budging on reform, but a spark could reignite the movement.
By Nic Mclellan. Originally posted in Overland, Spring 2013
MELBOURNE–Your suggestions and advice please as after 11 years this website needs a facelift. Links to my beta versions of a home and content page follow.
Australia’s Home Affairs Minister has continued to stress that this situation should not be politicised, wary of the political repercussions of this latest people trafficking incident. It all stems from several tragedies off Australia’s north coast in 2001, when the last large-scale arrival of asylum seekers occured – swinging whole elections.