Icehouse: Over the Line – An Overview of the B Sides

Has an overview of the Icehouse B-side catalogue been attempted before? In the vastness of the Internet, it’s a possibility yet I can’t recall seeing one. Charting the adventurous curve of a career that as far as releases go spanned just over a decade is no mean feat as the singles carried almost as many […]

14th of July: In Praise of France

Salut! To those of you tuning in from France. Currently my 5th ranking country (according to the stats anyway). And long may that continue! I have been very fortunate to visit France on no less than 6 occasions, the last of which (to Paris) was coincidently 6 years ago in the autumn of 2008; shooting […]

Even in the Quietest Moments: Songs for a Rainy Day

You might think this a strange topic for summer, but here in Asia the monsoon rains have already begun. If you find yourself stuck indoors, here are some tunes that will imbue the vista before you. And yes, you’ll be able to tell I’m of a certain ilk and age from this list. ALVA NOTO/RYUICHI […]