The author has been described by News Ltd as an "iconoclast", "Svengali", a pollie's "economist muse", and "pungently accurate". Fairfax says he is a "Renaissance man" and "one of Australia’s most respected analysts." Stephen Koukoulas concludes that he is "85% right", and "would make a great Opposition leader." Terry McCrann claims the author thinks "‘nuance’ is a trendy village in the south of France", but can be "scintillating" when he thinks "clearly". The ACTU reckons he’s "an enigma wrapped in a Bloomberg terminal, wrapped in some apparently well-honed abs."

Sunday, August 28, 2011

We're in the credits for Jay-Z/Kanye West's new album "Watch the Throne"

No kidding. Pop's house, Barford, was the site for recording two of the songs on Jay-Z and Kanye West's new album, Watch the Throne. Specifically, the song "Lift Off" with Beyonce, and "Why I Love You". See here and below:

“Lift Off” feat. BeyoncĂ©
(K. West, S. Carter, J. Bhasker, M. Dean, S. Samuel)
Recorded by Noah Goldstein at Barford Estate, Sydney, AU

Why I Love You” feat. Mr. Hudson
(K. West, S. Carter, M. Dean, P. Cerboneschi, H. Blanc-Francard, T. Camillo, M. Sawyer)
Recorded by Noah Goldstein at Real World Studios, Wiltshire, UK and Barford Estate, Sydney, AU