In the age of Autotune, it’s sobering that some of the great songs of the last 30 years possess some of the greatest vocal performances unfettered by overdone effects, tone […]
If you’ve ever wondered about all those place-name references in Tom Waits’ songs––and who hasn’t––then the Tom Waits Map is here to help you impress your friends with your intimate knowledge […]
What better way to honour a dead rock star than with a set of postage stamps. Ah, but Bowie was no mere rock star, and the British are known to commemorate […]
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, TSB Arena Wellington, January 17 Light and dark equals love.
Seeing My Baby might still be my all time favourite stumble-upon discovery.
If the strongest line-up of Thee Oh Sees in full cry at the Pitchfork Festival 2012 doesn’t energise you then you may well be dead. And if you ever wondered […]
Depending on who you choose to listen to, 2016 was the worst year on record, or at least a mediocre one in the pantheons of shitty years. Personally, there were […]
One of the most beautiful songs ever written, rendered more so by one of the most sonically intense bands ever, pulling it back a notch, taking it higher. After you’ve […]
Setting out to watch Gimme Shelter, you don’t expect to experience anything more than a concert film of a band at their peak, thriving in a time of comparative innocence. […]
Fuzz prove once again that all you need to make a huge wall of sound is three guys, a minimal drum kit, a couple of overdrive pedals, big hair, face […]