Between 2011 and 2014 English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, PJ Harvey travelled with filmmaker and photojournalist, Seamus Murphy, to Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Washington D.C. The pair documented their observations and the experiences of daily life and the struggle faced in these environments rife with conflict—culminating in a collaborative poetry/photo book, The Hollow of the Hand. Extensive […]
PJ Harvey plays at the Tivoli in Brisbane in support of her The Hope Six Demolition Project album.
2015 was a disappointing year of so many follow-up albums and anticipated new releases that just didn’t live up to expectations. 2016 may have been a terrible year in many respects, but for new music, it was a winner. Here’s a selection (in no particular order) of some of my favourite albums from the year. […]
I sat in a convivial pub the other night as around me convivial sorts chattered and laughed. I could barely hear a word. Every so often, the sound of what appeared to be a band tuning up threatened to break down even that little of my personal space. I do not need, not REQUIRE an […]
By Scott Creney Look, I know the article’s probably meant to be bullshit and I’m a sucker for clicking on it in the first place (and for what it’s worth I held out a full day before curiosity got the better of me), but everything about this article stinks. And I know that in some […]
“Mumford & Sons’ singular importance in rock’s current moment cannot be underestimated,” is not a sentence I ever imagined I’d read.
This was the penultimate lecture in Sex Drugs Rock N Roll this semester at QUT
Week 2 of my lectures in Creative Performer 2 at QUT. Persuasion, propaganda, attempt to change the status quo. And that’s just my teaching style.
“Dude! Oh my god! Urge Overkill’s here! They’re in the parking lot! They’re all out there! Come meet them!”
Fuck’s sake. How low can Australian music criticism go?