Faders Up

An article in a recent edition of Four Four Two magazine caught my eye recently. It was a light tribute to the art of the football commentator, fleshed out by short interviews with some of the more high profile broadcasters of the moment, all of whom contributed anecdotes and memories…

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Ten Years Of Fun

How many times have you sat in the pub, regaling your friends with anecdotes about your colleagues and the strange antics they get up to, only for someone to say “you could write a book about all that”? Maybe not so much if you work for an undertakers I guess,…

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Maaarnin’

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been in the privileged position of working on the most important show we have. I don’t always feel particularly privileged of course when the alarm goes off at 4.30am and I have to creep out of bed as quickly as possible to avoid…

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Ripping The Envelope

Ask virtually anyone who has worked for one of the big commercial radio groups any time in the last decade and a half, and they will tell you that they have something of a love-hate relationship with Australian radio. It all stems from what was once the GWR group being…

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Is you is?

Disclaimer: I’m fully aware of the hypocrisy of posting a rant about poor spelling and grammar on a website that is full of articles with stupid grammatical slips. Most of them are typos that I never had the chance to sub out, and one day I’ll track them all down…

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Get Yer Hobknobs Ready

A friend summed it up nicely the other day in an email: “Its strange that, although you work on all those football matches and other sports events, I don’t picture you as a sports-fan so-to-speak, more of a music guru! Are you enthusiastic about sport, or is it just the…

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Pesci Phart

It is all change as far as the world of commercial radio charts is concerned, something that I kind of predicted in the Counting Down The Hits podcast lat year (you can still find it at the bottom of the podcast feed). That said, I originally anticipated the network of…

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Twin Towers Beckoning

The end of the football season naturally means a great many different things to different people, be it despair at their club’s humiliating failures, elation at their trophy-winning achievements or for the haters relief that a long summer of relative peace is about to descend. Not being a hardcore football…

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