Month: September 2017

Grant Hart, RIP

initially from: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/14/arts/music/grant-hart-husker-du-drummer-dies.html?mcubz=3 Grant Hart, a drummer, vocalist and songwriter for the influential Minnesota rock band Hüsker Dü, died on Wednesday. He was 56.

Paul Kelly – Life Is Fine (EMI)

Not drowning but waving.  The cover of Aussie singer-songwriter Paul Kelly’s new album indicates that he’s back in safer waters with a revisit his 1990s pop repertoire.   These are the waters that vividly recall his surging pop-rock fortunes of the Nineties.   Literally, that’s true.  With longtime backing vocalist Linda

The Black Seeds: The 13th Floor interview

Originally published:  https://www.13thfloor.co.nz/the-black-seeds-the-13th-floor-interview/ The 13th Floor’s Tim Gruar talks to The Black Seeds’ Barnaby Weir in anticipation of the release of the band’s new album, Fabric, due out this Friday. Having just arrived back from a 10-date US and Canadian tour, Barnaby Weir, founding member and one of the main songwriting forces behind

Ane Brun – Leave Me Breathless (Balloon Ranger Records)

Leave Me Breathless is the seventh studio release from Norwegian born, Stockholm based musician Ane Brun.  Brun is usually known for dark, introspective brooding work that challenges us and changes our perception.  So what possessed her to take on a collection of covers, half of which are the some of the

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