Music

Interview with The Guru: 10 questions with Dave Faulkner

Dave Faulkner is the singer/guitarist of legendary Australian band Hoodoo Gurus. He currently writes about music for The Saturday Paper. He chooses to write about alternative and relatively unheard of artists, introducing them to a broader audience. Two of his recent articles feature Melbourne post-punk act Gold Class and Newcastle producer Szymon. I had the pleasure of interviewing Dave this […]

News

Joni Mitchell stable after collapse

BY CURREN RAJAN @currenrajan Joni Mitchell is in “good spirits” after she was rushed to the intensive care unit of a hospital in Los Angeles yesterday. The 71-year-old musician was found unconscious at her home in Bel Air. She regained consciousness during the ambulance ride to the hospital. The singer-songwriter’s official website released a statement declaring that […]

Culture

Here come the Sons

BY WES TAYLOR American president John F. Kennedy had a drastic situation over his stand-off with the Soviet Union in the ’60s with the Cuban Missile Crisis, but his namesake, Australian musician John Francis Kennedy, has no crisis over his new musical concept, Sons of Sun. Well-known Australian musician John Francis Kennedy has developed an […]

Music

Review: Liars’ WIXIW

BY ADAM ENOCH Liars – WIXIW I’ve always thought that Liars might just sound like the aural equivalent of Asperger’s syndrome. That’s not meant as a criticism by the way, in fact it’s quite the opposite – I think it’s a positive and interesting trait but Liars can be difficult to relate to; their albums are […]