I was like basically pretty much sorta almost ready to go with this before the NY kicked in. Then my holiday companions gave me a straight up grilling for wanting to post these songs in no particular order. So revisit, I have. Ranked them, I did. Torturous, it certainly was. It did give me a […]

A few years ago, when Sunday sessions at the pub were still a core part of me adulterating my weekend (definitely not to be confused with adulting), Big Call Sunday was born. You know the scene. The talk got louder and looser, views became flippantly more extreme and equally more carefree and confident. Some of […]

Most people think the turning point of Justin Timberlake’s career was his solo debut, Justified. That is justified (soz), yet as significant and public as that milestone was, it was the final transformation born of the seeds planted with the making and release of Celebrity, *NSYNC’s third and final album. Celebrity was the moment Justin […]

Growing up in rural Australia, naturally Vegemite was my main spread. Less expectedly however, it was R&B that was my main squeeze. Against all environmental norms this music that originated in black America spoke more than any other to a young white boy in the small-town of Seymour (population: 6,000 people). I think we can […]

Guilty pleasure (noun) Something, such as a film, television programme, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard. That’s according to everyone’s favourite recyclopaedia, Wikipedia. We’re all bound to have them, if only because perceptions of ‘high regard’ are relative to our own standards and […]