Half Baked has run it’s course for now, i’d love to resurrect it in the future but at the moment there are too many things going on.

I’ve made a Facebook page you can use to keep track of what i’m up to.

And you can hear my on 2ser every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to midday.


Stars – dead Hearts
Duffy – Stay With Me
Miami Horror – I Look At You
Hall & Oats –  You Make My Dreams
Magic Silver White – Knew That I Loved You
Adam Lambert – If I Had You
Liars – Scarecrows On A Killer Slant
– I: Eschatol
Deerhunter – Revival | Download this fro freee from halcyondigest.com
The Avette Brothers – The Ballad Of Love And Hate
The Roots
– Dear God 2.0 (Feat the Monsters Of Folk)
Eminem (Feat. Pink)
– Won’t Back Down
Sufjan Stevens
– Enchanting Ghost | From his new EP that you can pick up from his bandcamp page
Kany West
– Power
Next To Normal Cast
– Just Another Day
Groove Armada – I Won’t Kneel (Beaumont Remix)
The Walkmen – Stranded | From Lisbon
Wavves – King of the Beach
Florence And The Machine – Dog Days Are Over
Tonight Alive
– Waisting Away
Arcade Fire – We used To Wait
Death Cab For Cutie – No Sunlight
Cee-Lo Green – No One’s Gonna Love You (Band of Horses Cover)

Yes, Monday evening are still a problem so it’ll be early August until i’m back on these particular airwaves. However, i am filing in on 2ser 107.9 this Tue the 27th from 9:30am to 12pm.

In the meantime you can:

Snag Deerhunter’s new song by just going here and typing in the password ‘tapereel’, move your mouse around and find the new single ‘Revival’ and a few other b-sides.

A Casual End Mile is releasing a 7″ in August and she’s letting you download the two tracks for free from her blog.

Faux Pas is offering a nice remix EP for free from his blog.

and if you like live music in Sydney you may also want to support the Oxford Art factory in their council application.

A few gig picks:

Grizzly Bear @ The Enmore Theatre, Sun 25th of July, $72

Double Dragon, featuring: Ghoul, Warhorse, Dead China Foll, Domeyko/Gonzalez and more! @ The Oxford Art factory, Sat 31st,  $5

Circle Pitt + Naked On The Vague + Bed Wetting Bad Boys @ The Sandringham Hotel, Sunday August 1st, $10


A trailer for a new M.Night Shyamalan film over here, looks pretty sweet but the man hasn’t made a good movie in a while so don’t hold your breath.

Phil Selway (Radiohead’s drummer) has recently used all of the band’s communications channels to announce a new solo album, tour and free song (By Some Miracle) for download at his website.

Black Cab have dropped a pretty sweet new single, upping the dance-floor factor in the Melbourne band’s work. Have a listen on their MySpace.

Dent May has a nice new song, you can download it from awesome music blog Gorrila Vs Bear. And Dent doesn’t seem to mind since he tweeted a link to the blog just a couple of days ago.

Big Boi (one half of OUtkast) has dropped a retrospective mixtape just a couple of days before his album release, you can grab it from here.

Gig Guide

The Chemist & Joysticks @ The Oxford Art Gallery Bar Thursday the 8th of July for FREE, info here

Mark Lanagen @ The Metro Thursday the 8th of July for $55, get tickets here

Guineafowel @ The Oxford Art factory Gallery Bar this Friday the 9th of July for FREE, info here.

Ash Grunwald @ The Metro Friday the 9th of July for about $24, get tickets from here

Sydney Sounds Like: Choose Your Own Adventure @ The Factory. Sydney community station FBi puts on a massive fundraiser packed full of bands: Cloud Contorl, The Jezabels, Megastick Fanfare, The Holidays, Papa vs Pretty, Georgia fair, $20 tickets here

Jinja Safari + Wons Phreely @ Spectrum Friday July 9th, $12

I’ll be off air for a few weeks but keep checking back here if you want a few music and movie tips each week.

Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead is set to be released on July 20th, you can already hear and download the first single Idioteque.

If you pop on over to Pitchfork you can read a review of The Roots new effort How I Got Over and download the fantastic Dear God 2.0 for free.

Beaumont’s Groove Armada remix is excellent, you can check out more of his material here.

Gig Picks

Ernest Ellis @ The Oxford Art Factory Thursday the 1st of July, tickets here

Kirin j Callinan @ the Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar on Thursday the 1st of July for FREE, info here. Warning: Kirin is a total nut-job.

Guineafowel @ The Oxford Art factory Gallery Bar this Friday the 2nd of July for FREE, info here.

Naked On the Vague + Holy Balm @ The Excelsior this Friday the 2nd of July

Parades + Bon Chat, Bon Rat @ The Red Rattler this Saturday July 3rd

Richard In Your Mind + Kyu @ Spectrum this Saturday July 3rd, tickets here.

Gareth Liddiard + Jamie Hutchings @ The Annandale Hotel this Sunday the 4th of July, tickets here.


A great teaser trailer for Fincher’s new film The Social Network has just popped up on the net.

and a Green Hornet trailer promises a fun film

Bird Automatic – Neon Dagger || Playing with Brown Bear, Black Bear at the Oxford Art Factory on Thursday the 24th of June
Health – USA Boys || New track from their remix album ‘::Disco2’
Maximum Balloon – Tiger|| Dave Sitek’s (TV on the Radio) solo project
Arcade Fire – We Used To Wait || See the track list for the new album here
Broken Social Scene – Texico Bitches

Watch the Canadian super-group play live on Fallon

Klaxons – As Above So Below (Justice Remix)

Art for the Klaxons new album Into The Void, best album cover of the year?

The Roots – Right On (Feat Joanna Newsom) || Hear the whole new album on their MySpace, comes out June 22nd.
LCD Soundsystem – You Wanted A Hit (Soulwax Remix)
The Drones – The Drifting Housewife || Go see Dronse lead singer Gareth Lidiard at The Annandale Hotel on July 4th
Crocodiles – Sleep Forever
Tennis – Marathon || firetalk.bigcartel.com to order 7″
Lissie – Little Lovin’
Emeralds – Candy Shoppe
Ernest Ellis – Want For Anything || He’s playing July 1st at the Oxford Art factory
Here’s the video for Ernest Ellis’ new single:

Richard In Your Mind – The Sun Broke Into Your Heart || Playing Spectrum July 3rd for $10
Voltage – All Night || Nile Delta and Dan Whitford from Cut Coopy’s project, you can buy the song and several remixes from Beatport
Two Door Cinema Club – Come Back Home (Is Tropical Chilla Black Edit)
Rufus Wainwright – Who Are You New York? || From new album “All Days Are Different: Songs For Lulu’, he’s playing the State Theatre and Opera House in October
Songs – Different Light
Ozi Batla – Put It On Wax
Loon Lake – Easy chairs
The National – Terrible Love

Movie Info

Jonah Hex Review

Trailer Round Up

Never Let Me Go


The Smurfs
Check out the trailer here

In Cinemas This Week

I Am Love: Italian family drama: love, dubious heirs, cooking!
Site with trailer

Exit Through The Gift Shop: Banksy! Street Art! If you want to see some graffiti shenanigans this is for you.


Toy Story 3: The toys are back to their shenanigans.

Marmaduke: Cartoon dog turned into half CGI Owen Wilson voiced… thing… fun for the kids but no-one else.

Grown Ups: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob Schnider doing what they do best: slapstick, fat jokes and contemplating adult life.

Sleigh Bells – Run The Heart
Blitzen Trapper
– Heaven & Earth
– Neckbrace
Brandon Flowers – Crossfire
Cabins – Oceanic Blues
– Odessa
The Chemical Brothers – Another World
Check out the video for another single from Further

– We Don’t Want Your Body
Gloria Jones
– Tainted Love
Bridezilla – Lunar Eclipse || $5 on the door for Bridezilla, Steppanther and Domeyko/Gonzales, 38-46 Oxford St,
Domeyko/Gonzales – I: Eschatol || Check out this Sydney band’s MySpace to hear more
Kyu – Sunny In Splodges
Cloud Control – There’s Nothing In The Water We Can’t Fight | Tickets $21.50 from Annandalehotel.com
This is Cloud Control at the Creative sydney Bloc Party on Sun the 13th of June

Nouvelle Vague – Love Will tear Us Apart (Joy Division Cover) || $42 this Wed at The Factory Theatre
Blondie – Call Me || Playing with The Pretenders at The Enmore Theatre in December
Washed Out – You and I (feat Caroline Polacheck (charilift))
TV On The Radio – Halfway Home
– Post Acid
How To Destroy Angels
– Fur Lined || Get the whole 6 track Ep for free
– Younger Us
Har Mar Superstar – DUI
Oasis – Don’t Look Back In Anger (Beaumont Remix) || Hear more of this local Sydney musicians tunes here.
Golden Axe – Free Time || Watch the video for the best super awkward dancing since Napoleon Dynamite

Florence & The Machine – Heavy In Your Arms


Transformers 3: new bad guy and love interest

Mother and Son trailer

Papa vs Pretty – Heavy Harm || Playing World Bar in King’s Cross on Friday the 11th of June
Janelle Monae
– Tightrope (feat. Big Boi)
– The Line || New Battles! From the Twilight: Eclipse soundtrack.
Kanye West
– Power || Kanye’s new album Good Ass Job should be out by September this year.
Ernest Ellis – When I Feel like Jesus’ son the world will feel much different || Playing the Oxford Art Factory July 1st, as listed on his MySpace.
– Neutron Star Collision (Love Forever) || This one is also from the Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack. They’re playing ACER Arena in December
– Window || Formerly known as Pivot until they were sued by some nu-metal band with the same name. Their new album ‘Church With No Magic’ will be out here on July 19th and they’re touring around Australia in August
Big Boi – General Patton || One half of Outkast is better than none
Kylie Minogue
– All The Lovers (XXXChange Remix)
Beck’s Record Club
– Never Tear Us Apart || Beck.com now features lots of interesting content, like the Record Club sessions this came from
Oh Ye Denver Birds – Walls
The Chemist
– Stars
Boy & Bear – Rabbit Song || Playing at The Annandale Hotel along with the previous two artists on the playlist this saturday
The Basics
– The No. 1 cause of Death Amongst Youth Today || Playing with Fergus Brown at The Oxford Art Factory this Thursday
Fergus Brown
– Nerds In Love
Parades – Loserspeak In New Tongue || Parades and Kyu are playing the Museum of Contemporary Art for free this Friday
A Casual end Mile
– Fox and a Prayer || Playing at Spectrum this Friday
– Duchess
Liars – Scissor
– Walk Tall
M.I.A – Haters || New song but not from her new album, seems like she just wanted to diss some reporters that annoyed her.
Tusk Tusk – Crazy Little Birthmarks
James Blake – CMKY
Mike Patton – Urlo Negro || Mike Patton does what Mike Patton wants, like heavy rock covers of Italian pop songs… The album’s called ‘Mondo Cane’
Cut Copy – Feel The Love



Sex and the City 2
Horrible reviews but are they taking it a bit far and looking at things the wrong way? Are some outright wrong? These links should help you make up your mind.

Casting: The Avengers, Girl With A Dragon Tatoo
Looks set for 2012, casting continues, Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) is in final negotiations to join the avengers film as Hawkeye.  Marvel has not confirmed anything yet.

Edward Norton who starred in the Hulk reboot is the only actor who has played an avenger who is not confirmed for the Avengers film.

Daniel Craig is slated to star in the english language version of “Girl with the dragon tattoo”. The orginal film is a swedish language film only released last year and grossed over 98 Million with only a limited release.

Bad trends for the Golden Girls
2008: Estel Getty dies.
2009: Bea Arthur dies.
2010: Rue Mclanahan Dies…

Things aren’t looking good for Betty White!

Muffin Talk with Betty White on Saturday Night Live

Movie Previews: out on the 10th of May 2010

Mademoiselle Chambon
French Film, directed by Stephane Brize, starring Vincent Lindon and Sandrine Kiberlain.

Tells a slow and subtle story about a love that can’t be.

Trailer 1
Trailer 2

The A-Team
Remake of the 80s action TV Series. Directed by Joe Carnahan, starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel, Patrick Wilson, Sharlto Copley, Quinton ‘rampage’ Jackson

Bearhug – Grapefruit 15/30
Midnight Juggernauts – Lifeblood Flow
Holy F – Red Lights
Mark Ronson – Bang Bang Bang (feat MNDS & Q-Tip)
Jamie Lidell – Coma Chameleon
The Arcade Fire – Month Of May
How to Destroy Angels – The Believers
Grum – Through the Night
Tame Impala – Alter Ego
Ratatat – Party With Children
Cloud Control – There’s Nothing In The Water We Can’t Fight [Bondi Rd Hotel, Bondi – Wednesday 2nd June]
Richard In your Mind – I Will  [Performance Space, Carriageworks – Saturday 5th June]
Royal Headache – Surprise
My Brightest Diamond – Golden Star  [Opera House – Sunday 6th & Monday 7th June @ $35]
Holly Miranda – Forest Green Oh Forest Green  [Opera House Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd June @$35+]
Laura Marling – Darkness Descends  [Factory Theatre – Sunday 1st August @ $55
Rufus Wainwright – Gay Messiah  [Opera House – 14th October @ $97.50/137.50]
Billy Ocean – Red Light Means Danger
Kasabian – Fire
The Chemist – End Of The Line
Passion Pit – Little Secrets
The National – Terrible Love
Biz Markie – Just A Friend

I’ll be away from Triple H on Monday the 24th so i’ll have to save all the tunes for next week 😦

However, i’m doing an all night shift at FBi later on in the week, you can hear my multicultural accent from 1am to 6am on Friday the 28th 🙂

Then back to baking on Monday the 31st! Holy F! Trent Reznor’s new project! And a couple of classic hits that would make WSFM blush!

Gig Guide

In lieu of me actually saying this on air here are the gigs i’m tipping for the week i’m away:

Telafonica + Luchi + Anna Chase || Sat 29th of May @ The Roxbury Hotel, Glebe.  || Vist their MySpace

Guineafowel || Tuesday 25th of May @ The Vanguard || I challenge you to go to their Unearthed page, listen to ‘In Our Circles‘ and not want to go see them live. Tickers here.

Wagons || Friday 28th of May @ The Annandale Hotel $30 || Tickets here.

Circle Pit || Wed 27th May @ OAF with Songs, Lost Animal, Dead Farmers || Tickets from the Oxford Art Factory Website.

Crayon Fields + Parades || Sat 29th of May @ OAF || Tickets from the Oxford Art Factory Website.

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