Guy RundleOct 10, 2014
Kurt Cobain's hometown of Aberdeen, Washington is trying to become grunge's Graceland, but the Cobain historical sites are across the river.
Helen RazerSep 16, 2014
Saint Bono has descended from on high to deliver us the fruits of his labours (without asking). But it was the slightly larger iPhone that got the groupies.
Helen RazerSep 11, 201410 Comments
The emotional incontinence of idiot tech journalists as they fetishise graven images (read: iPhones and Apple Watches) glorifies a god (read: cult leader) that is not as benevolent as it seems.
Aug 14, 2014
The construction of the David Bowie narrative continues with David Bowie is, a new exhibition celebrating 50 years of one of the era’s most influential artists, writes Peter Farnan.
Aug 4, 2014
At a recent music conference, composer, performer and teacher Peter Farman found himself entranced by abstract sounds that challenge how we understand, shape and interpret what we hear.
Aug 4, 201410 Comments
John Ferris from Ministry of Sound Australia disagrees with the suggestion that filesharing will stop if content makers "just make stuff available".
Ray GillAug 1, 2014
A review of four government-funded opera companies around Australia should revitalise this adventurous and resilient art form and find new ways to engage more artists and audiences.
Jun 16, 2014
The death of Masters Apprentices frontman Jim Keays signalled the end of an era for fans of early Aussie rock, writes Peter Farnan.
Helen RazerMay 27, 201442 Comments
We love the narrative that blames a current cultural ill (loose morals, video games, a controversial book, misogyny) for random acts of inexplicable horror. But this narrative is completely wrong.