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by shepherd
Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A message from DJ Shadow...
Replies: 131
Views: 10595

Re: A message from DJ Shadow...

almax should have clarified - i meant more big big acts, ie 3-10m in sales - i wouldn't call FFD a big act in that regard but yeah i am sure they are doing well with live shows/records etc
by shepherd
Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: The Music
Topic: The Late Show - THEO PARRISH - Sat 9th Jan
Replies: 14
Views: 2024

Re: The Late Show - THEO PARRISH - Sat 9th Jan

did he play riverside?
by shepherd
Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:52 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A message from DJ Shadow...
Replies: 131
Views: 10595

Re: A message from DJ Shadow...

one of the greatest myths of the last few years is the success of radioheads 'internet' album - the reality is/was it wasn't much more than wise promo. 1/ it was released in stores, using traditional channels and distro at a price shortly after 2/ by a record label 3/ radiohead had 13 years of massi...
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A message from DJ Shadow...
Replies: 131
Views: 10595

Re: A message from DJ Shadow...

not sure whether i agree with shadow, but i am still not sold on the sentiment that music is 'healthier than ever' now thanks to the net. one of the arguments with the 'liberation' of music is that 'people aren't forced to buy albums of stuff they don't want' ... which might be true ... but even wit...
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A message from DJ Shadow...
Replies: 131
Views: 10595

Re: A message from DJ Shadow...

haven't read a diatribe like that on mb since, well ... since little evil got banned ;)




all jokes LE
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

Image

that's racist
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

i guess we can argue back and forth about the obligations of the advertiser in a society sense ... who's responsibility is this and that and blah blah and we can all flame about how awesome we are and how much more we know about advertising and comms and real world realities and shareholder responsi...
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

yes hardy i acknowledge what I've said isn't a practical scenario, thanks for the flame.
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

mrj - i think advertisers have more of a duty that to just move product ... they need to have some sort of contribution to society beyond the direct consequence of using humans to manufacture/move units and in doing so create employment. society is 'the market' so thus don't they have a vested inter...
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

Furthermore the Herbal essences ad? WTF is wrong with that? Who is it offensive to? Herbs? Shampoo executives? What has that ad depicted that is offensive? A rastafarian with dreadlocks? Last time I checked rastafarians DO have dreadlocks. Its part of their religion. could be looking into this too ...
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

i think the KFC ad is an interesting one. For a US citizen the incorrect nature would be obvious. For an Australian not so much. Now - given the whole theme of the summer creative concept is about giving rowdy cricket fans regardless of race or stature KFC to generate a desired result (tickets, quie...
by shepherd
Fri Jan 08, 2010 12:56 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

Yessir. Its not too late to change your mind and play this set Ben! BE THAT GUY!
nick's doing it - he's more than capable! i'll be there - the old man in the corner talking like grandpa simpson
by shepherd
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

20 records someone needs to play on the weekend Soul of Man - Dirty Waltzer Plump DJs - The Fever Timo Maas - Shifter Player One - Into the Darkness Ghettofunk - Push Up Kenny Dope pres. Bucketheads - The Bomb Shakedown - At Night Reds V Scribble - Everybody COme On (Stanton Warrors rmx) Orbital - F...
by shepherd
Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: My 10 most important albums of the decade 2000 - 2009
Replies: 96
Views: 15731

Re: My 10 most important albums of the decade 2000 - 2009

have to agree dan, that justice record is killer and it stands up well a few years after release.
by shepherd
Thu Jan 07, 2010 1:49 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: My 10 most important albums of the decade 2000 - 2009
Replies: 96
Views: 15731

Re: My 10 most important albums of the decade 2000 - 2009

i agree gnat - FF are such a great band. i lost my mind with the first album and the next 2 have been really good too i reckon.
by shepherd
Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: ***JUST ANNOUNCED - REDMAN TONITE @ THE ESPY, FREE***
Replies: 23
Views: 2160

Re: ***JUST ANNOUNCED - REDMAN TONITE @ THE ESPY, FREE***

Has anyone else seen the Rock The Bells doco - Redman is mega ripped in the hours leading up to him playing ... so much so I am surprised the guy can even perform (he barely makes it to the show). Imagine he's still doing the same thing now.
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

Out of Order will always be the start of my breaks love :smt007 and for that, Ben and Nick, I really fucking thankyou!! :lol: So many night partying, best being Soul of Man... they had a video camera I beleive and filmed nearly the whole set. Sweat off the roof styles. Twas ace as fuck 8) i remembe...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

a few lines i heard a lot

"is that fee delivered"

"if a night is strong people will come along even if it is snowing"

"disappointing"

"a good result but let's see how it goes next week"

"very good"
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: My 10 most important albums of the decade 2000 - 2009
Replies: 96
Views: 15731

Re: My 10 most important albums of the decade 2000 - 2009

i reckon picking 10 albums from a decade is almost an impossible task. or maybe my memory isn't that crash hot ... anyway in no order ones I've really liked http://ak.buy.com/db_assets/large_images/316/60625316.jpg Kayne West - College Dropout Yeah he's a douchebag but he wasn't always. This record ...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

fikuss - J Majik! I had a copy of that set on CD but it got scratched to sh*t and then lost it in the move.

The start was epic - I think he started with the Spaced Invaders remix - wow memories there!
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 2628
Views: 224628

Re: The Travel Thread

sounds fun james! ok so maybe you can help me with some stuff I am a bit stuck on ... - restaurants and food in LA. We're staying at the softel in bev hills so we're relatively central. have arranged a few meals already - katsuya, desert rose (vego place), yamashira plus there's a few recommendation...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

to weekly meetings with the bossman for years.. i think we're on the same page here ... do you mean the Wednesday afternoon meetings? Wow if those walls could talk getting the ownerman, bossman, managermen and managerwomens in the one room around the one table. I remember very vividly one meeting w...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 2628
Views: 224628

Re: The Travel Thread

ah cool - james i might have a few questions for you if i may!? basically we're flying into LAX ... 3 nights there then hiring Mustang convertible and driving to Vegas. 4 nights at the Wynn and then we drive back to Cali (I'm going back to cali cali cali) ... and then drive LA to San Fran over 8 day...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th
Replies: 119
Views: 8271

Re: Lounge celebrates 20 years of Music - Jan 16th 'n' 17th

ah lounge so many memories spanning so many years. - going to filter when i was at uni on a wednesday. in its prime jeez it was a heaving sweaty mass of people. the thing about filter that was reasonably unique was the crowd were very tolerant and open musically ... the likes of soulenoid and voitec...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 2628
Views: 224628

Re: The Travel Thread

travel to and from the US is fine - the ETSA visa process makes things quicker apparently. i'm there in March for work (LA for a few days then Austin for SXSW) and then back in April for honeymoon (LA, LV, SF, Highway 1 etc) and am not anticipating any problems. Customs/immigration generally seems t...
by shepherd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Camera
Replies: 675
Views: 95134

Re: Camera

thanks everyone - am tossing up D90 or D5000. Leaning towards D90
by shepherd
Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Camera
Replies: 675
Views: 95134

Re: Camera

wondering if anyone can help me too. am going on my roadtrip honeymoon in the US in april/may and want a decent camera to take pics of it with as all the pics i take on the powershot are a bit blah. have narrowed down to 2 cameras through naive research The Olympus e-620 - http://www.olympusamerica....
by shepherd
Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.
Replies: 111
Views: 11751

Re: Asian man stabbed outside Hungry Jacks.

i think the reason many taxi drivers people have experienced are individuals with limited english skills and a lack of knowledge around directions/roads etc comes down to the low pay offered (due to cabs being a low margin, volume business) combined with extremely high levels of employment in Austra...
by shepherd
Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: METHOD MAN & REDMAN AT THE ESPY
Replies: 4
Views: 884

Re: METHOD MAN & REDMAN AT THE ESPY

that is a serious party lineup on NYD - meth and red, rectangle, scratch, cash money ... if only i still had the energy
by shepherd
Thu Dec 24, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Melbournebeats.com is worth $95
Replies: 16
Views: 1623

Re: Melbournebeats.com is worth $95

mrj ... goog is actually worth 194 billion USD :shock:

scary amount of money. and the stock is rising too.

so yeah - deviant is right ... that site undervalues most things.
by shepherd
Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29568
Views: 1593720

Re: The Big Up Thread

huge wrote:ive not had payrise in 3 years fuckin rad! :donk:
dude, you work for wpp so payrises are as rare as hens!
by shepherd
Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Travel Thread
Replies: 2628
Views: 224628

Re: The Travel Thread

too many horrible aussie and euro tourists on samui. ang thong was rad tho. huge where were you staying? i was there in 07 and really want to go back but didn't stay in chaweng (about 5k out) ... it was pretty cool just sitting around the pool and there weren't too many obnoxious AU's or euro's aro...
by shepherd
Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: new vegemite
Replies: 68
Views: 2877

Re: new vegemite

it'd sold 2.8m units even before the name was unveiled.

the name is irrelevant ... all it is is a brand extension which will drive more use of the product and more sales.

i personally don't like it, but i like what kraft are trying to do to diversify the product and drive more revenue.
by shepherd
Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: T.V
Replies: 3495
Views: 412203

Re: T.V

lizkins - 2 and 1/2 men rates its balls off. out of last nights top 10 metro shows in AU, 3 of them were 2 and 1/2 men just cos you don't like it doesn't mean millions of australian's don't. me - never watch it but can't argue with it's popularity. that's why Channel 9 shows it 9 times a week (true ...
by shepherd
Mon Sep 28, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: T.V
Replies: 3495
Views: 412203

Re: T.V

new simpsons, family guy, cleveland crew aired in the US today ... family guy pretty good, cleveland not bad ... simpsons currently downloading ... not holding too much hope as last seasons of simpsons was average.
by shepherd
Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Street Violence in Melbs/Aus
Replies: 71
Views: 6292

Re: Street Violence in Melbs/Aus

YI - I'd say contributing factors are - the culture of getting shitfaced is getting worse. when i was going out a lot being fucked off your head was never really seen as awesome. - pretty lax policing of liquor licence conditions - how many venues are really adhering to their licences in a condition...
by shepherd
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Street Violence in Melbs/Aus
Replies: 71
Views: 6292

Re: Street Violence in Melbs/Aus

i think the issue of whether it's getting worse or otherwise is irrelevant ... what's happening is ridiculous. no one should feel unsafe in their own city after dark and no one should be dead after a night out. i don't see much being done to address the larger issue and contributing factors. the med...
by shepherd
Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best way to sell a car?
Replies: 11
Views: 1446

Re: Best way to sell a car?

i'd put listings on carsales and drive. dominant players and minimal duplication between audiences
by shepherd
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: The Music
Topic: Selling most of my vinyl.. Breaks|DnB|etc
Replies: 35
Views: 1940

Re: Selling most of my vinyl.. Breaks|DnB|etc

good list andy - reading it brought back a lot of memories! great tunes
by shepherd
Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gripe thread
Replies: 31832
Views: 1789603

Re: Gripe thread

Shit Andy that sucks! :( Glad we haven't got our new puppy yet and paid for another membership! Dodgy jerks! I know, what a bunch of scammers. er they've been in business 24 years ... you can't be serious thinking they're taking the money and running. unless you're not serious! not to say it doesn'...
by shepherd
Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: kanye > mj?
Replies: 64
Views: 20130

Re: kanye > mj?

you put fish sticks in your mouth?

yes

well that makes you a gay fish
by shepherd
Sun Jul 26, 2009 3:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: MB.C AFL/FOOTY TIPPING THREAD
Replies: 3440
Views: 376644

Re: MB.C AFL/FOOTY TIPPING THREAD

the Geelong Hawks game was awesome. Shows how much can change in football in 30 mins At 3 qtr time many thought the Cats were exposed and the Hawks would really play a role in the finals with a late season streak 30 mins later the Cats have pegged back a 28 pt deficit to show they are far from a spe...
by shepherd
Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The House Hunting Thread: "Be vewy, vewy quiet..."
Replies: 569
Views: 85121

Re: The House Hunting Thread: "Be vewy, vewy quiet..."

youthful_implants wrote:Tina and I are looking at buying a 3 bedroom in Prahran. Its a bit daunting but exciting too!
hope you've got close to a spare mil mate ;) not much decent for less than that around them parts!
by shepherd
Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: new york, new york
Replies: 18
Views: 2036

Re: new york, new york

i'm looking to go in june for work ... i think the supercheap flights are gone (ie the $915 QF ones) ... I found a 1400 one through expedia on United via NZ ... kayak.com has a few as well but many of them are 3 stops.
by shepherd
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Japan
Replies: 36
Views: 2477

Re: Japan

me asking that question is related to the cronulla riots how? all i was trying to illustrate is maybe kronz would have more luck teaching accounting in Japan in Japanese. anyway don't mind me, i'll just get back to reading my copy of mein kampf. also, still interested in the original question around...
by shepherd
Tue Mar 31, 2009 8:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Japan
Replies: 36
Views: 2477

Re: Japan

do they teach accounting in the Japanese language in Australia?
by shepherd
Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The House Hunting Thread: "Be vewy, vewy quiet..."
Replies: 569
Views: 85121

Re: The House Hunting Thread: "Be vewy, vewy quiet..."

i reckon that'll will go for about $450-470 quick.

decent location - 6-7k from city ... nice exterior ... pretty standard inside but there'll be enough demand around it to push it to mid 400's from the first homey couples
by shepherd
Tue Feb 17, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Big Up Thread
Replies: 29568
Views: 1593720

Re: The Big Up Thread

mrj wrote:
witty_pseudonym wrote:BU anti-valentine bbq
lol, how does that work, the group just sits around talking about how much they hate each other. isn't that what forums are for?
post of the day :lol:
by shepherd
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FIRE AID 2??
Replies: 299
Views: 17330

Re: FIRE AID 2??

I'm disappointed with the lack of support from people on here
why is that, cos not everyone is bang on your idea for organising a party? i think everyone is pretty supportive of doing something to help ... some ppl disagree that having a party might not be the best idea.
by shepherd
Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: FIRE AID 2??
Replies: 299
Views: 17330

Re: FIRE AID 2??

As NakedAge said earlier, some people can't spare the cash at the moment. I'm one of those people. I don't see the problem with doing something that i think can really help. i think if you really want to help, ring the red cross and ask them where they need help/volunteers dude. there are better wa...