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From Justin Bieber to … the Wiggles? What to expect from Triple J’s Hottest 100
Saturday’s countdown looks set to be an odd one, with more mainstream music than usual – and a Tame Impala cover from a children’s group

Shaad D'Souza

19, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Genesis Owusu, Banoffee, Nick Cave and more: the best Australian albums of 2021
Guardian Australia’s music critics and staff choose their favourite albums of the year

Brodie Lancaster, Shaad D'Souza, Andrew Stafford, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Michael Sun, Nick Buckley, Brigid Delaney, Janine Israel and Nathan Jolly

19, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Courtney Act’s coming of age: ‘To reflect back on it … I just sat there sobbing’
Shane Jenek’s memoir chronicles his childhood and career ascent on Sydney’s gay golden mile

Shaad D'Souza

01, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Natalie Imbruglia: Firebird review – a canny and carefree comeback
On her first original album in a decade, Imbruglia melds whip-smart hooks and lyrics with a stylistic survey of pop and rock trends – to varying effect

Shaad D'Souza

23, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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From Pure Heroine to Solar Power: how well do you know Lorde? | Shaad d'Souza
The New Zealand star has a dedicated fanbase – some of whom were thrown by her latest album’s aesthetic shift. How devoted are you? Take our quiz

Shaad D'Souza

27, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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3 by Ngaiire review – radiant and rich third album
Tying electronic pop with older traditions, Ngaiire’s new release is bright, alive and soulful, reaching back to her roots as it looks to the future

Shaad D'Souza

26, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘You’re in on someone’s secret’: DIY community radio offers solace to locked-down Melbourne
New stations are helping the city cope – and keeping its creative communities alive

Shaad D'Souza

21, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Splendour XR: virtual music festival was an eerie, empty reminder of what we’ve lost
Splendour in the Grass’s virtual edition promised a ‘world-first online experience’ where ‘music, art and culture reigns supreme’. It did not deliver

Shaad D'Souza

26, Jul, 2021 @2:21 AM

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Have You Been Paying Attention?: how the TV quiz show became appointment viewing
Imbued with a refreshing sense of fatalism, this strange, frothy show has no bearing on the world outside. Shaad D’Souza couldn’t ask for anything more

Shaad D'Souza

21, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Tones and I: Welcome to the Madhouse review – a disappointing pastiche of pop trends
After a global hit as odd as Dance Monkey, Toni Watson had dream conditions to write a debut. Instead, the album is unadventurous and occasionally exhausting

Shaad D'Souza

15, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s hard to have hope’: will Australia’s music industry ever truly recover?
With jobkeeper scrapped, international shows impossible and local tours still a logistical nightmare, musicians are losing hope – and bracing for a talent drain

Shaad D'Souza

08, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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The Wicker Man: 1973 folk-horror endures to this day as a masterpiece of the form
Free love and folk-singing hides a dark secret on the Scottish island of Summerisle in a film that’s bracing, exciting and downright funny

Shaad D'Souza

31, May, 2021 @1:00 AM

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