Nov 29, 20168 Comments
With summer music season upon us, the debate around pill testing has been revived. Should drug users be able to tell if they are consuming what they think they are, or does pill testing encourage drug use? Crikey intern Tamsin Rose reports.
Guy RundleNov 14, 201611 Comments
His voice was not suited to the times, at first; soon, the times remade themselves for his voice.
W H ChongOct 20, 20166 Comments
If the Nobel committee wants to give out a prize for music, they need to create a category for music. Dylan's lyrics alone do not deserve a literature prize.
Josh TaylorJul 22, 2016
Popular torrents website Kick Ass is dead. But the Australian music industry is suing anyway.
Aug 3, 2015
Mess + Noise covered all the music that the rest wouldn’t touch. Along the way, it provided an important early platform for some of Australia’s best music writers, writes former Mess + Noise contributor Annie Toller .
Helen RazerJul 23, 20155 Comments
Jimmy Barnes has not said he is suing Reclaim Australia for promoting an anti-tolerance message he abhors. But he still could.
CrikeyJul 9, 20154 Comments
Will Apple Music be a game-changer for recording artists? Perhaps, but not in a good way, writes freelance journalist Gram Morris.
Mar 6, 20151 Comment
With so many talented musicians who represent Australian culture, why have our SBS overlords chosen a mainstream pop singer to represent us in Eurovision? Freelance writer and musician Chris Endrey explores the issue.
Crikey InternJan 14, 20155 Comments
Why are young Australians shunning events like Big Day Out and instead flocking to multi-day music festivals out of the city? Crikey intern Mahalia Dobson explains.