All posts by Robert Horvat

Robert Horvat is a Melbourne based blogger. He believes that the world is round and that art is one of our most important treasures. He has seen far too many classic films and believes coffee runs through his veins. As a student of history, he favours ancient and medieval history. Music pretty much rules his life and inspires his moods. Favourite artists include The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Garbage and Lana Del Rey.

Archie Roach: The man who helped open our eyes to the plight of Indigenous Australians through song.

For most Australians, the first time they had heard of the name Archie Roach, can be traced back to the […]

Interview with Alice Pisano.

London-based, Italian born, musician Alice Pisano has never had any doubts about her love affair with music. She has said […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Harden My Heart’ by Quarterflash.

Some of the best songs embody a real sense of nostalgia and often find a permanent place in our hearts […]

Overcoming a lack of confidence in oneself is something that Ali Barter could probably give us a short life lesson on.

Ali Barter’s debut album A Suitable Girl was one of 2017’s standout records, which most music critics and enthusiasts here […]

On my stereo this week: The Blackheart Orchestra, Beck & Thunderpussy.

The Blackheart Orchestra – ‘Violet’. After almost two years of writing and recording, Manchester progressive pop duo, Chrissy Mostyn and […]

Interview with rising Baltimore band Spooled Up.

Making your mark as a band with a song entitled Landmine should tell you a lot about Spooled Up’s determination. […]

On my stereo this week: Karolina Rose, Kim Gordon and Big Thief.

Karolina Rose – ‘Greytopia’. The idea of living in a perfect world somehow just seems too far-fetched. But I guess […]

The allure of old Hollywood: Interview with Lux Lyall.

The unique appeal of Lux Lyall is twofold. Firstly, there is her sensual old Hollywood allure, which hits you like […]

Interview with indie folk outfit Little Quirks.

It was the extraordinary cover version of the classic Cranberries song Dreams that lifted the young folk band Little Quirks […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Temporary Madness’ by SLO.

UK singer-songwriter Jess Mills aka SLO started her Solace project a few years ago, but before she was able to finish it, […]