Tomorrow triple j will announce the best album of 2012 (according to what the station thinks its listeners will most resonate with, presumably). We second-guess them here.
Obviously, dubstep must be popular because of those massive, gut-churning drops. Here’s a theory on why a new generation craves them.
It is in the spirit of a glass-half-full that we view Meat Loaf’s awesomely, spectacularly awful performance prior to the AFL Grand Final on Saturday.
‘Love Is A Drug’ Oz-rockers Eskimo Joe certainly aren’t the first musicians to liken infatuation to intoxication. On Valentine’s Day, why not take a hit of these hits…
We live in a prosaic world, but music still taps into mystery. The Enthusiast conjures up a collection of enchanting songs.
‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ was an instant classic that has inspired some truly hair-raising covers. Miley Cyrus, Paul Anka, Take That, Willie Nelson… whose version has Kurt moshing in his grave?
The popularity of ‘Friday’ has heaped scorn on manufactured pop, but it has always been a terrifying Moloch to which both performers and listeners are fatally drawn.