Category: Music

Review: William Crighton live at the Howler.

William Crighton, the Australian troubadour (a poet who writes verse to music), is currently celebrating the release of his sophomore […]

On my stereo this week: Iron & Wine, London Grammar & Paul Kelly.

Iron & Wine – Call It Dreaming. I first discovered Sam Beam back in 2007 and for a while drifted […]

Guitar Heroes: St. Vincent’s cover of The Beatles ‘Dig A Pony’.

Annie Clark aka St. Vincent is only one of a handful of guitarists in this ‘new era’ of music that […]

On my stereo this week: ‘I Am Mine’ by Pearl Jam.

I vividly remember how Pearl Jam almost broke up, reeling from sadness, anger maybe even guilt, when a concert tragedy […]

The Song That Saved America: Composer Trevor Kowalski on “The Battle Cry of Freedom”.

We are thrilled to have Trevor Kowalski, an American composer, pianist, arranger and songwriter, here today to talk about one of […]

Never Let Her Go: Interview with Sarah Blasko.

Back in February upon its release I had earmarked Sarah Blasko’s Depth of Field as my pick for the best album […]

I’m still head over feet for Alanis Morrissette.

Some of my closest friends occasionally still ask me why I listen to Alanis nowadays. “Come on Rob, she made […]

’80s music nostalgia: The Thompson Twins.

More than ever it seems, ’80s music is an enduring fixture for music enthusiast, longing for the days of old. […]

In-depth fan review: Veruca Salt live in Melbourne.

Back in the mid ‘90’s, Veruca Salt was one of the hottest acts. Two headstrong young women, Louise Post and […]

“Music can travel, music has no borders”: Interview with Michal Elia Kamal of Light in Babylon.

It’s probably safe to say Turkey’s culture has its roots in Istanbul. And if you’re looking for world music to […]