Guilty Pleasures are those songs you never wanted to admit you loved, were too embarrassed to play in public, but deep down they meant something to you. Finally there’s a […]
In which the Thin White Duke predicts the future role of the internet and music to a supercilious twat.
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 […]