Dynamics are the key and it’s only if you really goddamn feel the song you’ve written, understand it with every fibre, does it all instinctively flesh itself out in a live scenario.
Rock music doesn’t get much more moving than this.
As smooth as Kenny G’s newly-waxed ball sack.
In the early 90s, a select band of music critics at Melody Maker would regularly compete with one another to find fresh ways to praise the moody Australian genius.
Shortly after I arrived in Brisbane, I sat at a table in the government building on George St with several high-up types from Arts QLD and Trade QLD and Tourism QLD. I’d been expressly invited to discuss a potential new venture from myself, and funded by the state government: a high-quality, bi-annual music and arts […]
To celebrate the fact we became Australian last night, I’m going to be posting songs from 10 of my favourite Australian bands over the next week or so. Ridiculously small number, I know – but 10 is a number that has significance for us in this context, as it’s the number of years it’s taken […]