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.

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Heaven’ by Ivory Layne.

I am generally really fond of music artists who are brutally honest about their songwriting and what inspires them. This […]

Songs in the key of Liza.

Earlier this year a friend reached out to me suggesting I should listen to the ‘world-weary’ album Momentary Glance by […]

Interview: Whitney Tai and her dream pop world.

Dream Pop sensation Whitney Tai has shared her music, some of her story and ideas in conversation with music enthusiasts […]

Guitar Heroes: Bryan Adams ‘Run To You’.

I still remember my adolescene in the early 80s as a time when rock and pop were king. One of […]

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 […]