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.

Australian tour interview with Tenille Townes.

A while back I heard about this amazing song called Somebody’s Daughter by Canadian-born and Nashville-based country music artist Tenille […]

The Our Lady of Vladimir.

The Our Lady of Vladimir (Theotokos of Vladimir) is a medieval Byzantine icon of the Virgin Mary and Child. It […]

Interview with Dylan Ollivierre from The Money War.

Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, The Money War is one of the exciting upcoming indie rock bands on my radar […]

On my stereo this week: L.A. Witch’s reverb-drenched ‘Drive Your Car’.

I’ve honestly yet begun to seriously compile and update a list of the best songs I’ve heard so far this […]

Archaeology, naval rams and the battle of the Aegates Islands.

When we read about accounts and stories about ancient battles, such as the Battle of the Aegates Islands (also known […]

‘1979’: Billy Corgan’s ode to youth.

Rolling Stone magazine best sums up ‘1979’ as “a mid tempo tune that looks back on the aimless fun of […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Goodnight, Mr. Moon’ by Karolina Rose.

Last month New York-based Karolina Rose hit an instant accord with fans of electronica and synth pop with her EP, […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Otherside’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers.

What could I possibly say about multiple Grammy Award-winning band the Red Hot Chili Peppers that hasn’t already been said? […]

Today in History: Adolf Hitler’s Trial for the Beer Hall Putsch begins.

The history books tell us that on November 9th 1923, Hitler marched on Munich at the head of a 3,000 […]

Interview: Karolina Rose and her game-changing move.

Karolina Rose, a former Philadelphia native, was born and raised to Polish parents, who like most European immigrants (and I […]