REVIEW // Meg Mac – Low Blows

Meg Mac’s powerful pipes are back with ‘Low Blows’, the first single from her eponymous debut album. The first time I heard Meg Mac perform, I remember standing there, mouth agape. The strength in her voice was palpable, but it also felt deeply intimate and raw. I’m not usuallyREAD MORE

RE-REVIEW // Lady Gaga – Alejandro

Alejandro, Alejandro. A name that has been permanently ruined for me ever since this song came out. While never receiving the dazzling critical acclaim of ‘Bad Romance’, it nevertheless remains one of her most underrated songs. We’re still doing these, right? Back in 2009, I wasn’t a fan ofREAD MORE

FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 6

SXSW’s final day came and went. I don’t know whether it was more bitter or sweet. Lines are an economical essential. In Australia, we have the famous Splendour in the Line, but it really ain’t got nothing on South by South Line. It’s supply and demand. While I feelREAD MORE

FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 4

Day four of SXSW. And I’ve learnt that, “A space has opened up that has allowed people who aren’t white males to write about music,” from journalist Chuck Eddy. It’s nice to be acknowledged. Being a Thursday, the main streets are jam-packed with people. It feels like a giantREAD MORE

FESTS // SXSW Tour & Photo Diary // Day 3

There’s no rest for the wicked at SXSW. This is feels. Somewhat ironically I’ve been attending panel discussions in the afternoon on how to get paid to write about music and whether music journalists even matter anymore, all the while simultaneously writing these reviews, and in lieu of seeing musicREAD MORE