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John Blades

John Blades hosts an experimental music show in Australia called Background Noise and is a freelance radio producer.

In 1982 he began an experimental and avant-garde music program called Hot Dog You Bet. Then, in 1998 he was invited to co-present the avante-garde music show, Background noise, which he is still doing today. In 1993 he began work on a radio feature for the ABC's Radio National. Since then, Blades has worked on seven feature documentary programs. The Two Hard Basket was his seventh program for the ABC, and the most personally important program he has made.


The Too Hard Basket

Only in the last 60 years or so have people begun to talk openly about sex, but one group is often left out of the discussion.