Music

Vale John Blades

John Blades was a performance artist, broadcaster, structural engineer and dear friend.  He passed away on 25 Nov 2011.  Despite suffering a debilitating case of MS, that left him with no movement below the neck, John refused to be defined

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Vale John Blades

John Blades was a performance artist, broadcaster, structural engineer and dear friend.  He passed away on 25 Nov 2011.  Despite suffering a debilitating case of MS, that left him with no movement below the neck, John refused to be defined

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Fatoumata Diawara

First there was Oumou Sangare.   Then came Rokia Traore.  Now the latest female singing sensation from the Wassoulou region of Mali in West Africa is Fatoumata Diawara.  She  toured in January and gave a stunning performance in the Spiegeltent at

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Fatoumata Diawara

First there was Oumou Sangare.   Then came Rokia Traore.  Now the latest female singing sensation from the Wassoulou region of Mali in West Africa is Fatoumata Diawara.  She  toured in January and gave a stunning performance in the Spiegeltent at

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The Noise

By now you may be wondering “what was that music show she used to host?”  It was The Noise, 1986-1992.  I produced and fronted the show, bringing over the same sensibilities I’d developed working on air at Triple J.  And

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The Noise

By now you may be wondering “what was that music show she used to host?”  It was The Noise, 1986-1992.  I produced and fronted the show, bringing over the same sensibilities I’d developed working on air at Triple J.  And

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