Category: Music

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: ‘Citysong’ by Luscious Jackson.

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 […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Seven Nation Army’ by The White Stripes.

I don’t think it’s humanly possible for Jack White to release a bad album, right? But I think he has […]

Guitar Heroes: Olympia and dreaming of ‘Atlantis’.

I wrote a piece a little over a year ago entitled ‘O’ is for Olympia: The Rise of Olivia Bartley […]