For an award that many of Australia's rock cognoscenti and armchair critics claim not to give a rat's arse about, the announcement of the Australian Music Prize winner -- Lisa Mitchell's Wonder -- last week certainly inspired a lot of passionate blogging.

Over at, in a piece titled Conspiracy Theory: How Lisa Mitchell Won The Australian Music Prize By Default, "Ash" offered up in-depth theorising as to why and how Lisa Mitchell won The Amp 2009. It was a compelling tour de force, with just one problem: none of it was true.