Our friend Simon Holmes

We lost our friend and broadcasting comrade Simon Holmes last week. Thank you Simon, for all you gave Australian music and the wonderful, insightful listening each week on Spin The Black Circle. 2SER sends love to all family and friends at this time. I’m certainly not the most qualified to write about Simon, but I’m compelled to. Anyone in Simon’s sphere from the 90s onwards in what we might now clumsily call the alternate Sydney music scene would have known him to be a most compelling figure. There was such a force to Simon – his songs often just flew right into you with their emotional energy. Then there was the intellectual force to Simon, immediate to you from any… Read More


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