Nathan Jolly

200 Sad Songs: #165 Gonzo – I’m going to go back there someday (1979)

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We tend to slight Gonzo, some Muppets being created more equal than others, though we should take his song seriously. His ode to missed opportunities is up next in Read the full article
Nathan Jolly

Nathan is a Sydney-based journalist who has written for numerous publications over the years, including Junkee, This Recording, New York Post, The BRAG, SBS, Triple J Mag, Channel [V], and He used to be pretty good at hitting three-pointers, and can still cartwheel, although he never learnt to swim, drive, or manage money.


Art As Catharsis: Independent music label joins National Film and Sound Archive

We chat with independent music label Art As Catharsis about entering Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive, the importance of artistic expression and the state of Australian music.

Tomayto/tomahto: The artistic synergy of the Gershwins

Never has the term ‘include your brother’ been used to greater effect than the Gershwins. George and Ira were titans together, minnows alone. Sadly, it was not to last.

200 Sad Songs: #171 Gladys Knight and the Pips – Midnight train to Georgia (1973)

Love emboldens one to make rash gestures – and you can bet your caboose that a Midnight Train to Georgia fits that category. Gladys Knight blows the whistle in today’s 200 Sad Songs.