Category Archives: Music-Related Things

What’s the most significant Australian song?

Dear the Internet, So it’s been a long, long while since I updated this site. And that reason for the silence is fairly straightforward. He looks like this: James Peter Street turned up on New Years Eve and has been … Continue reading

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RIP Big Day Out: 1992-2014

Originally published at Time Out Sydney, 26 June 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the Big Day Out after a protracted illness. Loving child of parents Kenneth West and Vivian Lees, the Big Day Out … Continue reading

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The relative value of band members, featuring Queen

First published at Time Out Sydney, 30 May 2014. Art by Robert Polmear. Andrew P Street explains that band members are not equal. Not even a bit A certain amount of Queen is coming to Australia later this year, and … Continue reading

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Kris Kristofferson interview

First published in Time Out, February 2014 The country and cinema legend looks back at his legacy Let’s not mince words: Kris Kristofferson is an honest-to-god legend. The man is one of the great American country songwriters – ‘Sunday Mornin’ … Continue reading

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Custard interview

First published in Time Out Sydney, February 2014  The Brisvegas 90s legends make a long-overdue return Dave McCormack, dear reader, is a very conversational person. He’s effusive, chatty and extremely charming, although even he has found doing press for the … Continue reading

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Neko Case interview

First published at Time Out Sydney, 15 November 2013 The indie-rock-alt-country goddess has plenty of fight in her  Neko Case, it’s fair to say, has had a couple of godawful years. The loss of family members, including both her parents, … Continue reading

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You Am I interview

Published in Time Out Sydney, July 2013 Are You Am I giving up rock for new life as brewing magnates? It seems astonishing, but this year Sydney’s You Am I are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of their … Continue reading

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