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Jan 26 Triple J’s Hottest 100 – The Results

Every Australia Day (January 26th) people all across the country gather at house parties and pubs/bars to listen to radio station Triple J as they countdown the Hottest 100 songs of the past year as voted by the public. There are certain rules that need to be followed to be eligible, mainly don’t have websites start campaigns for you cc: Taylor Swift. The top 10-20 songs are usually made up of songs/artists that are familiar to everyone and have been successful in the Australian Charts, while the remaining 80 songs are comprised of what would not be considered popular which...more

Jan 20 Taylor Swift is causing headaches in Australia

Taylor Swift is making headlines in Australia at the moment for what seems like something very trivial. Triple J is an Australian radio station that is most prominent for giving airtime to undiscovered talent and also bands/tags that are not mainstream. Each year on Australia Day (January 26) they air their ‘Hottest 100‘ from the previous year, as voted by the public. The voting form lists all the songs played on Triple J in the relevant year, with an option to manually input any song of your choice that was released in the same year, and Taylor Swifts legion of...more

Jan 16 Video: Daniel Johns Covers the Nirvana Classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

Daniel Johns, the former Silverchair frontman, took to the stage at Triple J’s Beat The Drum Festival earlier today in Sydney to perform a cover of the Nirvana classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit‘. Nirvana fans are regularly hesitant to accept anyone covering songs by the band, feeling that it goes against the memory of Kurt Cobain, the lead singer who took his own life a little under 20 years ago at the age of 27. Daniel Johns performed a stripped back version of the song, taking the stage with just his piano along with 1 band member who was playing...more