Last week I had my secod go on the Pre-Panel on RNZ. Well, actually I had my second run of three goes… The Panel runs from 4-5pm but at 3.45pm they have the “Pre-Panel” where Wallace Chapman introduces the guests and the question of the day and they get a producer or a guest (or […]
We were in Sydney just recently, a wee family holiday before the start of school again. The aim was to catch up with family and friends – Katy was there for work too. That was the catalyst. And then I ended up doing a few work-related things. I saw the Foo Fighters and Weezer. I […]
Foo Fighters & Weezer ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park; Sydney, Australia Saturday, January 27 The Foo Fighters are a strange beast – they have been in existence some 22 years. Started, as a solo project by Dave Grohl, a dumping ground for demos he’d been building up in Nirvana’s final moments and then in the […]
Dirt Music is a two-hour radio show on Sydney’s 2ser, every Saturday afternoon (1-3pm), hosted by Stuart Coupe. He’s a critic, author, broadcaster and Australian music legend – you can read more about his background and the show here. He was also one of the first guests on Sweetman Podcast.
It was an idea – thrown together at the last minute in the end (well, I’ve wanted to do a DJ set of all women artists, and mostly 1980s) but a gap in the schedule needed filling, so I was called up to throw something together. It was a long-haul set too 7pm-2am, so it […]
I’m a fan of the 1980s – I’m sure I’ve made that known plenty of times. So for a slight twist on an 80s DJ night I’ve decided to feature only the women. Solo artists, duets, lead singers in bands, cameos – it’s all about the female voice and those soaring anthems and power ballads […]