My Top Ten Lists for 2011

A lot of people said 2011 was a terrible year. Myself included. And sure, in some ways it was, and in some ways it wasn’t, and 2011 is as subject to perspective and the theory of relativity as any other year. But it seemed tough for a lot of people. Europe began sinking into critical … Continue reading

Part of Every Party

Happy Halloween everybody! Every year on this day evil spirits let down their hair and remind us that everything is going to be alright. Or something. If you want a “Halloween theme” playlist you’ve come to the wrong place! This is just a party mix. You want something like that check out stereogum. It’s always … Continue reading

Weekend Wind Down

Art by Heisuke Kitazawa A retreat to the coast on the weekend was just what I needed. For someone who bemoans the lack of beaches in Canberra and is horrified to see residents, desperate to engage in water recreational activities, swimming in the disgusting man-made lake, it’s always refreshing to get to Tomakin or thereabouts … Continue reading

Weekend Wind Down

Simon Norfolk, Former tea house in a park in Afghanistan So I have been a negligent blogger so far this year. WELCOME to 2010 everyone! 2 MONTHS ago! Let’s see if I can branch out from my “mostly music” posts this year and make it a little more “mostly also things that aren’t just music.” … Continue reading