Category: Music

Guitar Heroes: Ace Frehley’s ‘New York Groove’.

I think it was circa 1980 that I pestered my mum for my first Kiss record. I don’t remember much […]

Guitar Heroes: Siobhan Wilson’s ‘Whatever Helps’.

Siobhan Wilson is one of those incredible rising talents that I discovered a while ago by chance. From the outset […]

Interview with garage-punk-pop-outfit Bloods.

I first heard the band Bloods play to a lively crowd in support of Veruca Salt earlier this year in […]

On my stereo this week: Luscious Jackson’s ‘Citysong’.

Back in the day, in my favourite decade for music – the ‘90s, I stumbled across a curious four-gal band […]

Introducing Echo Del Tusker.

This gritty Melbourne four-piece band takes it cues from fragments of blues, rock, metal R&B and garage rock with the […]

Guitar Heroes: Neil Young’s ‘Hitchhiker’.

I was first introduced to Neil Young, when he teamed up with Pearl Jam, to perform Rockin’ in the Free World in […]

There will never be anyone like her ever again! Lady Madonna at 60.

Back in school in early ’84 I still had no idea who Madonna was despite the fact that she was […]

Guitar Heroes: Ali Barter’s ‘Community’.

From electronic to folk, pop to blues and indie, Ali Barter is one of the unsung heroes of the Australian […]

Dave Grohl’s huge 23-minute instrumental track ‘Play’ is here and it’s epic!

Last week the only exciting news that grabbed my attention was that legendary Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave […]

Back Stories: The Beatles ‘Liverpool’ songs.

Quite recently, like most fans of The Beatles, I was surprised to hear how Paul McCartney secretly played an impromptu […]