Nellie Melba was an island upon herself. Alongside her obvious talent, she excelled at the art of the exit. And having foodstuffs named in her honour. What have you done? Hmm?
Paul McCartney’s first album in five years is eclectic, eccentric and has moments of classic weaved throughout. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Destroy All Monsters is an island powered by its own high-concept vibrancy. Jeff Jackson should be saluted and castigated in even measure.
Leonard Bernstein was one of the few who defined a city, and while he was quintessentially New York, his reach ventured far beyond the Hudson.
We’re all familiar with the music of Louis Armstrong, but it is the man’s vibrant charm and purpose that saw him halt a bloody civil war. True story.
Father John Misty is an island upon himself. In his latest effort, he’s moved away from the politicism of his earlier work, to a more universal flow: The h.opelessness of one’s heart.
Growing is often a series of events you’re suddenly ‘too old for’. Can I still enjoy the Ramones? Does punk rock have an age limit?
The music of Handmade Moments is a dangerous proposition, as they will make you love them, if you’re ready for a relationship or not.
According to a new study, the type of music a restaurant plays directly influences what we order. Bon Jovi > Diet.
Janelle Monáe’s ‘Dirty Computer’ takes the tired and dead and makes it breathe again.
Courtney Barnett may be known to us for quite some time, but never has she made us feel quite so much.
David Byrne, America’s pre-eminent Talking Head returns with his new auditory vision of his utopia. It’s certainly something.
Donald Glover’s visceral This is America has everyone talking, but as we elevate him, we should not ignore the other voices we deem less worthy. It is time to listen.
We love Todrick Hall, and we were honoured to speak with him ahead of his upcoming tour of Australia.
This morning the internet lost all of its mind over Kanye West’s love for Donald Trump. However, in the example of him and Morrissey, I don’t think we’re really that mad.
Joel Gunz’s music column Blood, Sweat & Vinyl examines the greatest hits album, My Isle of Golden Dreams, by Alfred Apaka.
We sat down with prolific musician Ben Lee about his latest projects, tours, and his partnership with actor Josh Radnor.
‘Blood, Sweat & Vinyl’ is a weekly introspective dip into the bubbling cesspool that music forgot. BYO gumboots.
Despite the popularity of streaming apps, the reality is that those who created the music see very little of the money.
I don’t have kids, but that didn’t stop me from attending a concert tailored for toddlers. What I discovered was a scene equal to any rave or disco you fondly remember.
Enough of the frivolous fluff we hear this time of year, I say! Time to culture-up our taste this Christmas.
America is a country fast reaching divisive apathy, however, Hanif Abdurraqib points to another way to heal, as they have before, through the power of music.