Magnificent Byzantine Ivories (Part 1).

Often when we associate Byzantium art, the image of religious frescoes and mosaics always comes to mind first. Indeed, some […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Marilyn just wants to be loved by you.

Behind the scenes of one of cinemas greatest comedies, Some Like It Hot, its star Marilyn Monroe and her erratic […]

New Music Friday|Check out the best new albums released August 9.

The extraordinary indie supergroup Seeker Lover Keeper, comprising of Sarah Blasko, Sally Seltman and Holly Throsby, have joined forces again after […]

On my stereo this week: Echo Del Tusker, First Aid Kit & Childish Gambino (again!)

Echo Del Tusker – ‘Gold In The Silver’. I introduced Echo Del Tusker to you towards the end of last […]

New Music Friday | Check out the best new albums released August 2.

One of Christian rock’s most successful bands laid the foundation stone for a career that now span some thirteen years […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The mirror scene in The Marx Brothers Duck Soup.

Not all the Marx Brothers films in their heyday were well received, including their mapcap classic Duck Soup (1933). But over time […]

Interview: Annie Hamilton adds some welcome grit to her sprawling indie rock.

A while ago I set myself the task of making sure to check out some of the best emerging musicians […]

Impressions of Claude Monet.

Claude Monet was born on 14th November 1840. He grew up in the French port Le Harve on the Normandy […]

The day the Tour was turned on it’s head: Lemond’s Incredible Comeback.

Thirty years ago today, America’s greatest cyclist Greg LeMond won the closest Tour de France in history, with a victory […]

On my stereo this week: ‘The Wire’ by Haim.

I really like Haim but I do hope I don’t tire of them. While I generally like their 80’s and 90’s […]