Another Great Alexander

Brisbane-born Kita Alexander is a singer songwriter who knows her way around a pop tune. She’s just released a new track called Between You and I. After a couple of hits in the past few years, this radio-ready, steady streamer is set to be just as much of a success if not more.

In Air Reading

Airline magazines can be great while travelling. They’re perfect for the time when electronic devices must be stowed away during take off and landing. Air France Madame is one of the best. The bilingual magazine is so highly regarded that it made bureau favourite, Monocle magazine’s Travel Top 50 coming in at an impressive number […]

The Pop You Don’t Stop

Age shall not weary Iggy Pop. Pop has always been a captivating dynamic performer ever since he’s days with The Stooges. Yet he also had a somewhat unsustainable lifestyle and those who saw him in the 1960s probably didn’t think he’ll still be at it 50 years later. He’s proved doubters very wrong as exemplified […]

In Your Language

To celebrate the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages, radio station Double J has decided to shine a light on musicians who keep their traditional languages alive through their art. As part of Double J’s The J Files program they built a playlist called Songs In Language. Featuring arts such as Gurrumul, A Tribe […]

Elemental Short List

The Mercury Prize for albums shortlist has been announced with the usual eclectic mix. With such a varied range of styles it’s almost impossible to predict a winner. It’s an acknowledgement of greatness just to be nominated. All the artists have produced something significant and all rightfully deserve praise.

True Blogging

Everette True aka Jeremy Thackray has been writing about music since the early 1980s. His decades spanning career has allowed him to be in the passenger seat (and occasionally even the driving seat) of many iconic and not so iconic bands. He continues to do so on this very platform and while his blogs tend […]

Praise On Yourself

Singer/songwriter Alex Lahey seems to have mastered the art of the simple straight ahead rock song. Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself is a good example of what you’re likely to hear from her album The Best Of Luck Club that was released earlier this year. Currently touring, catch Lahey when she hits your town.