music

Even though I am currently writing from Australia, where it is summer (albeit, a cool La Nina summer so far), the northern hemisphere is in the middle of winter. And so for those in the north, the world has a different ambience to it. It...

It's the weekend!! :-D Hooray :-) Have you found any good music lately? I am listening to a compilation of edits, mash-ups and remixes from the That's Not An Edit crew. I found it through one of the contributors to the album - Jayo. He...

It was nice to listen to (most of) the Hottest 100 of the decade yesterday. I am listening back to the top 25 now. Biggest emotional memories of the 2010s It is fun to hear how songs in the countdown remind people of big moments in...

The Hottest 100 of the 2010s is an interesting beast! I am working my way through my shortlist at the moment, to find my top ten songs of the decade. It is interesting to me how many songs I can remember fondly, but listening to...

I think the thing that struck me about the Riverboats Music Festival in Echuca over the past weekend was how organised it was. There was ample shade from beautiful big gum trees and umbrellas as well as lots of seating that could be rearranged to...

Improved musical literacy did provide something of an advantage come the Triple J Hottest 100 though. Voting was easier this year. It was easy to identify the songs that I loved from the list provided. I voted early and was gutted to find that Oscar...

I spent 160,226 minutes listening to music on Spotify last year (down from 205K minutes in 2015), and what the heck do I have to show for it? People think that playlists are cool. Playlists are good background music, but they do nothing to improve musical...

What a beautiful soul. Of course, I am talking about Tuka, a Sydney based hip-hop producer and rapper, who played a concert at the Howler in Brunswick, Melbourne on Saturday night. It was amazing. Howler is a really amazing venue in Dawson Street in Brunswick. The...

I am not sure when exactly the music of Amber Mark crossed my radar. As it can be with Spotify, it can be like listening to a jungle of tunes sometimes, and it can take some time to identify one particular artist or to explore...