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.

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, […]

On my stereo this week: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Purple Pilgrims & Angel Olsen.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Ghosteen’. Nick Cave has been on my radar on and off for years. […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Seventeen’ by Sharon Van Etten.

I get excited when musicians branch out into a different musical genres or styles. Of course, sometimes it can be […]

Interview with Bethlehem Steel’s Rebecca Ryskalczyk.

It’s been some two years since the 2017 debut album Party Naked Forever by Bethlehem Steel first introduced me to their […]

“Love is bittersweet, it can make or break us”: Interview with BOI!

If I was asked to describe BOI aka Newcastle performer Anna Buckingham in just a few words, it would likely […]

Top Ten Lists: The essential Dr. Seuss books.

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, in the United States. Today, decades after his […]