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.

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Dr. Shirley helps Tony write a letter to his wife.

The critics and the Academy a few years ago had nothing but praise for Green Book. It was controversially awarded Best […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Thank U’ by Alanis Morrissette.

I read once that someone said that only Alanis Morrissette could pull off a song like Thank U without it […]

On my stereo this week: ‘All I Really Want’ by Alanis Morrissette.

When we talk about the album Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morrissette, songs like You Oughta Know, Ironic and Hand […]

Say Something: Interview with Eskimo Joe’s Stuart MacLeod.

Eskimo Joe have always struck me as one of the great Australian alternative rock bands of the early 2000s.They’ve released […]

The Blackheart Orchestra’s Chrissy Mostyn talks lockdown, new music and online shows.

The Blackheart Orchestra are one of the busiest progressive pop bands on the UK scene. Late last year they released […]

History Painting: ‘The Distribution of the Standards’ by Jacques-Louis David, 1810.

The French painter, Jacques-Louis David, was arguably the most famous neoclassical painter in France during the late 18th century and […]

Classic albums: Marvin Gaye, What’s Going On (1971).

Motown Records didn’t want Marvin Gaye to make What’s Going On, a socially conscious record, but in 1971 the world […]

What’s new, right now? ‘Call Me Home’ by The Dreggs.

The Dreggs are Paddy Macrae and Zane Harris. They write songs that are easy to relate to with better Indie-folk […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!”

The heyday of gangster movies in the 1930s brought the best out of all the studios big stars and the […]

Interview with Indie rock legends Custard.

Led by frontman and guitarist David McCormack, Brisbane’s Custard made important inroads in Australian indie circles with their 1991 debut […]