Six60 Are New Zealand’s Maroon 5… & That’s Not An Insult

It’s really nothing but a statistical reality. The more people that like you, the more that will profess to disliking you too. As in, if nobody’s heard of you then not only do you not have any fans, you also don’t have any objectors either. So if you happen to be big enough to sell…

Music With A Message – My Newstalk ZB Interview On Why Pop Matters

A few weeks back I was interviewed on another Newstalk ZB show, Total Recall, about pop songs that have a message and a conscience. As someone who loves popular music and the possibilities of the format (including when it’s being highly socially charged) this is one of my favourite topics. In the clip below (approximately…

Arise Sir Rod Stewart! His Dozen Greatest Songs

And a baker’s dozen at that. Normally I shy away from non-neat numbered lists. It should be 5, 10, 15 or 20 etc – not “the 9 things you need to do to avoid blah blah blah,” or “the 14 ways to ensure yada yada,” etc. Or in this case, my 13 favourite Rod Stewart…