So I’m lying in bed, unable to sleep. Some years back. And I’m thinking about money. Not thinking […]
It’s been difficult to know all week whether I’ve been depressed or just perpetually hungover. Which seems like […]
Bohemian Rhapsody was the first song I remember being aware of as a kid. I have a clear […]
We emigrated to Perth, Western Australia, in July, 1983. We left the UK, four of us (mum, dad, […]
On the evening of March 4, 1996, I picked up my old mate Al and we drove through […]
In the early 80s, the best live band on the planet was Queen. It was an undisputed truth, […]
Kamasi Washington’s Heaven & Earth was already the album of the year for me, well before I walked into a record store on the weekend and saw a sign on the wall next to the album, saying there was a secret record hidden within the packaging.
I’m gonna try and find some half-adequate words to describe the power of sax player Kamasi Washington’s music. […]
It must be more than thirty years ago that my interest in Nick Cave was first piqued by a music press article in which the author contrasted the Australian singer-songwriter with U2’s Bono. The latter was a Christian who seemed fascinated by darkness, while the other was the Lord of Darkness who seemed forever fascinated by the Bible and Jesus.