Tag: Music

On my stereo this week: ‘Hail Mary’ by Skating Polly.

In truth, I didn’t know where I was going to head with this week’s instalment. I was actually torn between […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘To Be Brave’ by Bryde.

The rapid rise of Sarah Howell’s indie solo project Bryde can be put down to a lot of hard work, […]

The second coming of Roses & Cigarettes.

How we react in the face of adversity says a lot about us as people. Unfortunately, some people barely hold […]

On my stereo this week: Hurray For The Riff Raff, The Beatles & Harry Styles.

Hurray For The Riff Raff – Hungry Ghost. Hungry Ghost is a song that almost comes out of left field on […]

Julie Byrne – ‘Not Even Happiness’ album review.

Julie Byrne – Not Even Happiness (Basin Rock). I stumbled across almost by accident a couple years ago the album […]

Guitar Heroes: Ty Segall’s ‘Break A Guitar’.

Ty Segall breaks most rules when it comes to recording. He isn’t afraid to record whatever he likes, whenever he likes, […]

On my stereo this week: ‘The Sky Is A Neighborhood’ by Foo Fighters.

Almost a year and a half ago I wrote that the Foo Fighters had challenged me to reconsider my praise […]

Lifting the bar higher, effortlessly with ‘Zero Gravity’.

My readers might recall I recently featured Kate Miller-Heidke here a few weeks ago. You might also remember I was […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Never Comin Down’ by Keith Urban.

I really enjoy the fact that Keith Urban stays true to his strengths, yet happy enough to push genre lines […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Homemade Dynamite’ by Lorde.

Okay, you might be getting the impression that by now I’m having a synth pop kind of week. Having solely […]