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On my stereo this week: Agnes Obel, Fiona Apple & Tame Impala.

Agnes Obel – ‘Broken Sleep’. The Danish classically trained singer songwriter, Agnes Obel’s new album Myopia is one big moody […]

For The Love of Wine: The short history of Australian wine.

The success Australian wine has received over the years is amazing. It, of course, is cyclic depending on things like […]

Interview with Indie-Rocker Ania Thomas.

Rock ‘n’ roll has been a cultural pillar for Polish-born Ania Thomas for more years than she probably cares to […]

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 […]

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 […]

History Painting: ‘Capture of Joan of Arc’ by Adolf-Alexander Dillens, circa 1850.

You’ve all heard of the story of France’s national heroine, nicknamed ‘The maid of Orleans’ and how she rode at […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Bullet With Butterfly Wings’ by The Smashing Pumpkins.

Exactly twenty years ago today, on May 23, 2000, The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan announced that his band, after 11 […]

The 12 Best Actresses of the 2010s – Part 2 (of 3).

The following list of the best actresses of the 2010s was always going to be a subjective choice on my […]

Top Ten Lists: The Essential John Ford Films.

Hollywood film director John Ford was born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine on February 1st 1894 and died on August 31st […]

On my stereo this week: ‘If I Told’ by Courtney Marie Andrews.

I met and briefly chatted with Courtney Marie Andrews back in late 2018 at one of her acoustic shows here […]