Category Archive: Music

Bono on the death of Lou Reed

I was planning to post something on the recent death of Lou Reed. A friend at school, Honi, first introduced me to the Velvet Underground, but don’t think I really knew Lou until… Continue reading

Radiohead & the Crucifixion of Jesus

The penultimate song on Radiohead’s last album,¬†The King of Limbs, is entitled ‘Give up the Ghost’. It’s a tender song, a sparse hymn atop a simply strummed guitar riff, undergirded by a sampled… Continue reading

One of the Greats: Dave Graney

I’ve just read Dave Graney‘s memoir¬†1001 Australian Nights. It’s a fascinating tumble of stories, tour diary and musings on music and culture, which I really enjoyed and read quickly. I’ve been a huge… Continue reading

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