Learning survival tactics from Brian Dennehy
The sound of white trash contenders, from over 50 years ago…
Celebrating Jamaica, and 50 years of independence
True, blue, and the art of getting over it
Looking back at Paul Simon, Graceland and the end of apartheid
Philip K. Dick Meets the Rappers, Downtown
From Sacred Harp music to doo wop, via Africa
The economics of rhythm and melody…..
Even buzz bands make only tiny little buzzes
A biography of the man responsible for much of the folk, blues and subsequent pop music traditions we know today
Laneways beats the Big Day Out, hands down
We’re all busy making plans for the past
The Complicatist : Love and Mining Disasters
Desperation has its funnier moments
Auckland singer songwriter Hollie Fulbrook (aka Tiny Ruins) makes her debut
Where to draw the line on when enough’s enough
Drugs and music, pros and cons, highs and downers
Doing it lyrically, but without lyrics
How did Shreveport, Louisiana get to be the unknown soul capital of America?
A few seasonal thoughts on the demise of ye olde record store
Memory and desire – plus, the best of 2010
Hello madness, my old friend…
The man who heard the future
Orbison rules, Cave doesn’t
So far, so good – the best new music from 2010
Reasons not to sneer at the home of Celine Dion
The incredible disappearing Connie Converse, and Janelle Monae
Has anyone ever written a bad song about trains?
Or, why your taste in music totally sucks
Can the world music festival survive in its current format and location?