Deeper Read: How to Be an Excellent Communicator with Einstein A Go-Go’s Dr Shane
‘The audience member will always read the PowerPoint slide text before the speaker gets through it […] This is particularly problematic where dinner is served at presentations because people may be tempted to poke their own eyes out with the fork due to boredom.’
Deeper Read: Why David McComb’s Deleted Solo Album Is a Lost Treasure
Triffids founder and songwriter David McComb died 20 years ago this week – and his long deleted solo album Love of Will has finally been digitally re-released. Under the Sun’s Jonathan Alley, who’s wrapping up a documentary on McComb, reappraises a forgotten gem.
Tim Thorpe Is Awarded Order of Australia Medal
Huge congrats to our very own Tim Thorpe, who has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his service to broadcast media – and in particular, to community radio. We’re bloody chuffed that his legendary status has been now been made extra-official. Well done, Tim!
Deeper Read: Three Music Books Worth Reading According to Jonathan Alley
‘Great music books aren’t actually about music; they’re about life, if they’re up to snuff. About madness, falling in and out of love, sex, death, triumph, the crazy shit people pulled off before they died early, and the few transcendent moments life casually throws at us, if we’re lucky.’