Facebook Google Menu Linkedin lock Pinterest Search Twitter

Music

Advertisement

Latest

Razer: Taylor Swift's new album exudes perky gasps of icy nothingness

Razer: Taylor Swift's new album exudes perky gasps of icy nothingness

Helen RazerNov 4, 2014

1989 is an ahistorical, destructive pastiche of a time Taylor Swift doesn't properly appreciate. Here's why ...

They built this party on rock'n'roll

They built this party on rock'n'roll

Sally WhyteOct 30, 20144 Comments

Gotye's party may not get the numbers for the Victorian election, but they say this won't be the last we hear from them.

In defence of U2 (yes, really)

In defence of U2 (yes, really)

Peter FarnanOct 24, 2014

U2 is one of the last giant rock bands. No wonder they don't know how to be cool in the age of the super-niche.

Rundle: in a parking lot, the beginning of grunge, the end of rock, and above all, Cobain

Rundle: in a parking lot, the beginning of grunge, the end of rock, and above all, Cobain

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.

In the name of cash: U2's Apple virus

In the name of cash: U2's Apple virus

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.

Razer's Class Warfare: Apple a cruel industrialist in Hillsong Jesus clothing

Razer's Class Warfare: Apple a cruel industrialist in Hillsong Jesus clothing

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.

David Bowie is ... at it again

David Bowie is ... at it again

Peter FarnanAug 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.

Rewritten by machine on new technology: on the musical edge

Peter FarnanAug 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.

No place for artists in online copyright debate

No place for artists in online copyright debate

John FerrisAug 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".

Art for silvertails? Opera called to account

Art for silvertails? Opera called to account

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.

https://www.crikey.com.au/2014/08/01/art-for-silvertails-opera-called-to-account/ == https://www.crikey.com.au/free-trial/==https://www.crikey.com.au/subscribe/

Show popup

Telling you what the others don't. FREE for 21 days.

Free Trial form on Pop Up

Free Trial form on Pop Up
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.