I keep telling folk bribery will work. I have no idea why people don’t listen. Failing that, try flattery. Make sure it’s sincere, though. Cue a message left on Twitter*. Mr. Thackray may tear us apart. But perception of a man who percepts so well is recognition enough. This new Song of the Day sounds […]
First time I was ever in Sydney, I took a trip with a photographer and PR to the blue mountains, to find the hotel they shot The Shining at, so hungover and the sun so hurting my eyes, they bled liquid gold.
I don’t think anyone needs to worry about musicians losing their voices any time soon.
This song used to haunt my drunken waking moments.
Fumbling, unsure but with a real swaggering gait. Lovely, lovely, lovely.
I’ve mulled and mulled over this. I want to include present-day Australian bands I love in this mini-series, otherwise it wouldn’t be representative – but I’ve already written about dozens here. I’ve written about Melbourne’s Super Wild Horses as well, but they have their debut album Fifteen out this week or something, so it seems […]
Day six in this series (give or take a couple of days off, spent playing support to Kate Nash in Melbourne and Sydney). Have you noticed that it’s always the slipstream Melbourne bands who sound the most English? I wonder why that is. Anyway, I’m including Love Of Diagrams in this here series despite the […]