The music site Sellaband gives a platform to bands from all over the world. They can show off their music. But there’s more. Listeners (believers) can buy shares in a band and if it’s successful they will receive a part of the returns. Fans and bands are tying together to promote the music.

The most popular Australian bands on Sellaband are vegas_dragons, Mandyleigh and Luna Assassins. Success!

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5-0 whitewash

January 6, 2007

Australia wins the Ashes

Australia beat England in ‘The Ashes’ with 5-0. The superteam was too strong for a England, a team that was tipped as winners. A farewell to Shane Warne. To Glenn McGrath. To Justin Langer.

Names

January 4, 2007

Cecily Dynes writes in The Age an interesting article about names. She is the author of ‘Baby Names for Australia & New Zealand’ and ‘Best Baby Names for Australia & New Zealand’, both published by HarperCollins. She gives in her text an overview of the history of namegiving.

“Yes, a name is a label, but we realise more and more that it is vital to strive for the right label, which will be carried for many years, one of the many facets of being human.”

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2007

New Year Celebrations in Sydney