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A conversation with emerging Chicago star Daniel Knox

Describing 34-year-old Daniel Knox’s music is a tall task. Antonyms like “gritty” and “beautiful” have been used to describe the sound. Adjectives like “derelict,” vaudeville” and “Judy Garland-type baritone” have been used to describe the style. 1,970 more words


My Pop Life #15

The Art Teacher   –   Rufus Wainwright

…we looked at the Rubens and Rembrandts, I liked the John Singer Sargents…

He told me he liked Turner…and never have I turned since then… 1,278 more words


Food Music Playlist #10: Got Milk?

I’ve been enjoying a reread of Barthes’ Mythologies, a collection of short semiotic studies of the foods, entertainments, and obsessions of mass culture. In “Wine and Milk,” Barthes picks up on an idea of Gaston Bachelard’s that wine corresponds to the element of fire; its opposite is the quenching power of water. 790 more words


Word #25

Issue 25

March 2005

Cover star – Joni Mitchell

Word shuffle

1)      P16 – a full page photo by (then schoolboy) Mark Makin from Dylan’s seminal 1966 concert at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester . 611 more words

Music Journalism

Friday Feature - Exhibit A

Is anyone even reading this? Or are they still looking at Exhibit A’s selfie?

Okay, guys, I’m starting without you!

Hello sexy readers, Happy Friday! Today the spotlight is on Exhibit A, the man who claims he is not a writer. 863 more words


This Week: Indie, Folk, Righteous Pop

The search for all the week’s hottest haps ends here! Below you’ll find music, dance, drink and drama, in proportions huge enough to satisfy your Dionysian appetites. 463 more words



The WOMADelaide weekend kicked off in a relaxed and welcoming fashion last night. With a singer-songwriter focus to the night’s programming, the steadily building crowd were presented with the perfect opportunity to kick back after the working week and soak up the unique chilled vibe of this event. 329 more words