The Not So Pointless Review of Prince’s 4Ever

Music, Recorded |

You seldom see reviews of greatest hits packages as it’s almost an entirely pointless exercise describing the sequencing and collation of a well-known artists best known songs. And when it comes to Prince, let’s be honest – many of us are quite familiar with his formidable collection of hits. I own all of Prince’s official

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C’mon Aussie C’mon & The Wiggles immortalised as Sounds of Australia

Music, News & Commentary, Recorded |

The National Film and Sound Archive has announced the addition of 10 works to its  “Sounds of Australia Registry” –a selection of “culturally, historically and aesthetically significant” sounds that have become part of “our national identity”. The sounds can be songs as well as jingles, speeches or broadcasts but must be Australian and more than 10 years old. The Registry was

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Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling/Skeleton Tree review

Film, Music, Recorded, Reviews, Screen |

It’s been just over a year since the “incident” — the tragic death of Nick Cave’s son, Arthur. The new Bad Seeds album, Skeleton Tree has now been released with a new Cave film One More Time with Feeling (directed  by Andrew Dominik) that documents the grief of Cave and his wife Susie Bick and is accompanied by the music from

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