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.

On my stereo this week: Tori Amos, Cat SFX & Fenne Lily.

Tori Amos – ‘Reindeer King’. There is something always so familiar about Tori Amos that keep me coming back to […]

Interview: Whitney Tai talks about her new album ‘Apogee’.

Los Angeles-based dream pop sensation Whitney Tai invited us all recently to “…find a lawn nearest you, gaze into the […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: When Anita Ekberg kisses Jerry Lewis in Hollywood or Bust.

Long before I first really noticed Anita Ekberg through ‘adult eyes’, I saw her in a rerun of Hollywood or Bust (1956) […]

Drinking Tuscany: Chianti Classico and its connection to history.

I have never been to Italy and it is not to say that I will never go, but about six […]

For The Love of Wine: A brief history of South American Wine.

Years ago a good friend of mine presented me with a bottle of Malbec wine imported from Argentina. I looked […]

Breathing new life into Croatian wine.

The accession of Croatia in the middle of 2013 was an important step in the integration of the smaller nations […]

On my stereo this week: Agnes Obel, Fiona Apple & Tame Impala.

Agnes Obel – ‘Broken Sleep’. The Danish classically trained singer songwriter, Agnes Obel’s new album Myopia is one big moody […]

For The Love of Wine: The short history of Australian wine.

The success Australian wine has received over the years is amazing. It, of course, is cyclic depending on things like […]

What’s new, right now? ‘Lifetime’ by The Money War.

From the opening moments of Lifetime, it’s clear The Money War’s Dylan and Carmen Ollivierre, have expanded the scope of […]

Interview with Indie-Rocker Ania Thomas.

Rock ‘n’ roll has been a cultural pillar for Polish-born Ania Thomas for more years than she probably cares to […]