As I have aged, I have noticed the darnedest thing: triple j no longer appears to be appealing to the youth.
Back when I was a teenager, triple j was really in the pocket, playing song after song that really connected with me; great music from bands who knew what they were doing. Quality music.
Now, as I sit in my 30s, the station seems to have lost its way. The music they play is no longer recognisable.
I find myself actually listening to stations not at all aimed at me, like WS-FM or Double J. Triple J used to play bands like Grinspoon and The Whitlams, now these acts don’t even get a look in. It’s like the entire remit of the station has shifted.
Triple J has completely changed, and not for the better.
Meanwhile I remain exactly the same: a relevant music lover, arms crossed impatiently at the front of a Spiderbait gig, blocking the view of a girl.