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.

Classic movie of the week: The Searchers (1956).

John Ford’s The Searchers has been described as one of the greatest Westerns of all time – with its marvelous […]

New Music Friday | Check out the best new albums released July 12.

Some eight years ago, Ed Sheeran’s career was launched with his EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project.  Today, his No. 6 Collaborations Project has […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Who’s Gonna Make My Mistakes’ by Caroline Spence.

Caroline Spence’s third album Mint Condition released back in May this year showcases a singer songwriter in complete command of her sweet […]

“Flamingo is about trying to hold hope and hopelessness together” : Interview with Olympia.

Something exciting has been quietly happening in this country to music that now it seems almost impossible to keep a […]

Classic movie of the week: Bus Stop (1956).

Marilyn Monroe has been on my mind of late, especially with the anniversary of her death approaching next month. So, […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Like The Way I Do’ by Melissa Etheridge.

Earlier this year back in April Melissa Etheridge released her new album The Medicine Show. It is incredibly the rock […]

John Ford’s revered masterpiece ‘How Green Was My Valley’ (1941).

If you have read the novel How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn, you will instantly realise what a grim […]

Siobhan Wilson talks about her new album The Departure, fan support and suffering fools!

Siobhan Wilson is one of those incredible rising talents that I discovered a while ago by chance. From the outset […]

New Music Friday | Check out the best new albums released June 28.

Gena Rose Bruce first came to our attention back in 2018 with the independent release of two well-crafted confessionals called […]

Classic movie of the week: My Darling Clementine (1946).

The inclusion of John Ford’s My Darling Clementine as my classic movie of the week is more nostalgic in choice than anything else. I […]