Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Melburnian goes to State of Origin – and loves it

I’ve lived in Melbourne my whole life, which by extension means I’ve loved Aussie Rules my whole life. And under the auspices of my Hawthorn-supporting father, I’ve been taught to hate any game with the word “rugby” in the title. … Continue reading

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Melbourne graced by Prince’s presence

Prince may be a diminutive 53-year-old, but he has a stage presence that puts most of the world’s performers to shame. He has always been one of those artists that I’ve somehow looked over for one reason or another. Not … Continue reading

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Why Destroyer’s Rubies is one of my favourite albums

Destroyer are something of an enigma. Best described as indie rock – though that’s such a broad term these days that it doesn’t really tell you anything. They’re from Vancouver, which is probably the best city I’ve ever visited. They’ve … Continue reading

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Flaming Lips making Heady Fwends

Over the past 18 months, The Flaming Lips have released a four-track EP encased inside a skull made of gummy bears, a six-hour song and a 24-hour song that was put on a hard drive inside 13 actual human skulls. … Continue reading

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