Dave chats with Kiwi indie pop siren Kimbra about her debut album Vows, getting naked with Gotye and plans to crack America. The girl is currently co-reigning with Gotye on top of the ARIA charts with ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ – already one of the biggest selling Australian singles of the year.
You can read the full interview chat on Dave’s pop music blog Feed Limmy after the show.
Jade checks out twentysomething – a locally produced sitcom that follows two Gen Y Melbournites on their relatable perils of figuring out life, finances and independence. The series created and starred by Josh Schmidt and Jess Schmidt originally aired on Channel 31 but is now getting its mainstream makeover on ABC2. Find out our first impressions of the new series and why everyone’s already divided on Jess’s character.
Dave logs in to Badoo – a “social dating” site that didn’t take long to justify its bad rep. Things were going so swimmingly well until it decided to auto upload all 100 of Dave’s Facebook “profile pics” without permission. Find out what other dramas lay ahead for our Diff’rent Strokes duo when they go surfing for love. The above pop-up comment was a highlight!
Jade checks out Making Mirrors – the brand new album from indie pop’s man of the moment: Gotye. The album’s already on the way to becoming his most commercially successful one to date but what do we make of the music? It’s breakthrough single ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ (featuring Kimbra) became not just his first ever #1 single but first single to chart in the ARIA Top 50. Could Making Mirrors be the mainstream turning point of Washington proportions?
Dave logs in to Posterous and tells us what this nifty blogging platform has to offer. He’ll explore it’s functionality, design and feel – explaining why this might be a good starting point for casual bloggers or people who just wanna share content on the go.
You remember how Daria was so defining for us children of the 90s, yeah? Tonight Jade and Dave revisit the series and talk about it’s cultural impact almost 15 years after it debuted on MTV. The box set came out some time this year and I know a lot of us have been reminiscing.