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Razer’s defence of Triple J: it’s all in the mix, and the kids like it

The arguments against ABC youth station Triple J — from people too old and too white to be making them — are back in print. A former JJJ presenter mounts a more knowledgeable defence.

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Radio’s ‘bullshit’ quotas are holding back Aussie music: exec

Annual music industry talk-fest Big-Sound is wrapping up, and the talk was of local content requirements for commercial radio, plus what the Abbott government will (or won’t) do to help the domestic music industry.

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Front row or death row: Chrissy Amphlett was the first and the best

Chrissy Amphlett blasted the door open for women who didn’t want to be demure. Her legacy in Australian rock will live on long after her death from cancer yesterday, writes journalist (and fan) Andrew Stafford.

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Govt kills the (community) radio stars, stations fear

Community radio — which plays more Australian music than commercial rivals — relies on a government-funded project to put tracks to air. But will that money be there in 2013?

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The music Nova listeners Wanted? Program boss defends conflict charge

A senior executive at the Lachlan Murdoch-controlled Nova FM group has dismissed conflict of interest concerns after he shoehorned a UK boy band managed by his father onto high rotation.

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Everett True: finally, some recognition for white indie male acts

Notice anything familiar about any of the acts? Yes, they’re all from that broad church… white indie music, writes music critic Everett True.

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