Replacing Rdio

I guess we’ve all heard of the impending demise of Rdio. As one of the 500k subscribers with good taste in their streaming apps, it’s now time to consider a replacement. Here are my criteria – some of them may vary for you, but it’ll hopefully give you an idea for how you can choose, […]

The Basics: The Age of Entitlement

The first new album from The BasicsĀ in several years, and it’s a good ‘un. They’ve been making use of their time off – Wally became an international star as Gotye,Ā Kris spent 2 years working in Kenya with the Red Cross, and both Tim and Kris ran for parliament in the recent Victorian state election. Now, […]

The Bedroom Philosopher @ The Northcote Social Club

After a year away from Melbourne’s live music scene, it’s taking me a little bit to get back into the routine. Last time, I forgot my earplugs and camera. This time, I only forgot my camera. Hopefully the next gig will involve me not forgetting anything! But in the mean time, you get some slightly […]