Before Backstreet Boys, before N*Sync and before Boyz II Men... before Take That, before Westlife... but not quite before New Kids On The Block, there was Bros...Read More
Time to dig up and dust off another Time Capsule! How does everybody feel about December 1983? I'm feeling pretty good about December 1983 - particularly when it comes to December 1983 music! What an absolute corker of a playlist...Read More
I can't believe I'm actually going to say this, but... back in MY day (it's ok, I'm cringing too!) our music stars built their careers around their own awesomeness, and the duet or collaboration with another artist was something really special, and something really memorable.
I guess only time will tell if any of today's collabs prove to be as significant as any one of the Top 10 (+ 1) below...Read More
Billy is a good name. It's a good, solid name. I've never really taken much notice of it before. But when you put a playlist onto shuffle and not one, not two, but THREE 'Billy' songs come on... IN A ROW... there's a little part of you that quietly freaks out & wonders... who the shiz is Billy, and what the fudge is Billy trying to say?
So, in an attempt to figure this all out, I thought I'd give a little '80s/'90s Billy flashback a crack - to see if we can't figure it all out together...Read More
I remember 1988 primarily for the music. My Kylie Minogue crush was at its peak, and I was getting on board the Bros, Bananarama & Rick Astley trains - all stations to Pop Heaven. Barbie was still thriving in her wonderland of all things pink, and Transformers & Mr Potato Head stocks were riding high.
For Brisbane dwellers & visitors World Expo 88 was in full swing, and Prozac had just hit the market, so it was super happy fun times all round. I hope some of these movies, music & fashions from October 1988 bring back a few sweet memories for you...Read More
If you ask me the entire decade of the 1980s was iconic. It was the decade that knew exactly what it was, and made no apologies for any shortcomings - of which there were absolutely none anyway.
But everybody loves a list - most of all me! - and I wanted to lay down a shortlist of iconic outfits from the singers & bands who brought us some of the best moments in '80s music. So let's see what makes this list...Read More