October 20, 2016 6
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.
July 22, 2016
Popular torrents website Kick Ass is dead. But the Australian music industry is suing anyway.
August 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 .
July 23, 2015 5
Jimmy Barnes has not said he is suing Reclaim Australia for promoting an anti-tolerance message he abhors. But he still could.
July 9, 2015 4
Will Apple Music be a game-changer for recording artists? Perhaps, but not in a good way, writes freelance journalist Gram Morris.
March 6, 2015 1
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.
January 14, 2015 5
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.
November 20, 2014 1
Boom Crash Opera guitarist Peter Farnan decides to give prog another go.
November 4, 2014
1989 is an ahistorical, destructive pastiche of a time Taylor Swift doesn't properly appreciate. Here's why ...
October 30, 2014 4
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.