Month: April 2018

No-nonsense guitar rock: Interview with The Beaches.

From the outset, sisters Jordan Miller on lead vocals and bass and Kylie Miller on lead guitar, together with Leandra […]

Quick Music Reviews: Bryde – ‘Like An Island’.

Bryde – Like an Island (Seahorse Music)  It’s quite apparent from the first moment of Bryde’s solo debut album Like an […]

Interview with folk rock poet William Crighton.

Within a short time William Crighton has established himself as one of Australia’s finest new singer-songwriters. Interestingly, he is often […]

Anzac Day, 103 years on, Lest We Forget.

The amazing image above is the last photograph of the Australian Infantry Division’s 11th Battalion before being sent off to the […]

I’m still head over feet for Alanis Morrissette.

Some of my closest friends occasionally still ask me why I listen to Alanis nowadays. “Come on Rob, she made […]

Mont Ventoux, the Giant of Provence.

This is the incredibly beautiful Mont Ventoux. It peaks at 1,912 metres and is known as the Giant of Provence. […]

’80s music nostalgia: The Thompson Twins.

More than ever it seems, ’80s music is an enduring fixture for music enthusiast, longing for the days of old. […]

Peace in Ireland?: The Good Friday Agreement.

The twentieth century saw some of the worst political violence in Northern Ireland, between 1969 and 1999, where almost some […]

Historical Painting: Allegory of the 1755 Earthquake by João Glama Ströberle.

A massive earthquake some believe to up to the magnitude of 9.0, struck the city of Lisbon during the morning […]

Today in History: The discovery of the statue of Venus de Milo.

One Hundred and ninety-eight years ago today, on the April 8th 1820, the statue of Venus de Milo was discovered by a […]