Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dust

Someone spoke to me last night, told me the truth. Just a few words, but I recognized it. I knew I should make myself get up, write it down, but it was late, and I was exhausted from working all … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 38

Elephant was a massive hit for Jack and Meg White. It sold in bucket loads and introduced them to mainstream audiences. There’s very likely a copy sitting on the C.D rack in Armidale but it’s such a great album that … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 37

What an odd couple they were this pair of Brisbane lads, Robert Forster & Grant McLennan, the nucleus of The Go-Betweens. Robert was the tall, imposing one. Debonair, suave and devilishly handsome with strong, chiseled features. A profile like that … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 36

This post is a bit of a fraud I’m afraid. It’s up here based on the strength of one track; What Happens When The Heart Just Stops. Which is as poignant and heart-wrenching as 4 minutes of music can get. … Continue reading

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52 albums – week 35

Thirty years on and this album still sounds as fresh as the day it was minted. For me that first listening was a real Shock of the New moment. I was introduced to it by my (from where else?) Stewart … Continue reading

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An Investigation of the Stone and the Shadow

The Lion dreams and dreams the Rose. The Rose dreams and dreams the King. The King dreams and dreams the law. The law dreams and dreams grace. Grace dreams and dreams the circle. The circle dreams and dreams the line. … Continue reading

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