This Is Happening

Thoughts on the changing music industry.


This Is Happening: Save Our Town

Tonight, I found myself in Bondi Junction for the screening of SYD2030. An award winning, locally produced and funded web-series, SYD2030 is the Eastern Suburbs’ answer to Gossip Girl, only you don’t hate yourself for getting so into this guilty pleasure. At the screening this evening, I got talking to producer Suzie Smith about how […]


This Is Happening: I Like Your Old Stuff Better Than Your New Stuff

This blog has lay dormant for quite some time now, and whether it be because I’ve been super busy and just haven’t got round to do anything, or possibly because I just didn’t have anything more to say, it doesn’t really matter. I’m back now, we’re alive, and I thought we’d start off on something […]


This Is Happening: Money For Nothing

Many of you may have read the article recently posted in the Music Feeds features, where Tool frontman, Maynard James Keenan spoke out about online piracy. There was one line that stood out amongst it all. “It doesn’t seem like there’s as much, creatively, going on, ’cause most people can’t afford to do it.”  I don’t […]


This Is Happening: License To Thrill

The new age of music distribution is upon us. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; the music industry is due for a change and now, Australia is about to jump onboard with the next global shift in how we hear music. Going down to your local record shop is well and truly […]


This Is Happening: For Death And Glory

It’s sad to say it but we all know it is true. Society loves to kill their idols. You might say this is insensitive to say, so soon after the death of Whitney Houston but there really isn’t a more appropriate time to say it. This notion was introduced to me by Marilyn Manson in […]

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