Australians are spending more on music, but will the COVID pandemic spell the end of the album?

The Australian music industry’s revenue has surged 37 per cent thanks to a boom in streaming subscriptions since online platforms like Spotify were first introduced in 2012. But streaming platforms risk globalising the local industry in unprecedented new ways. Continue reading Australians are spending more on music, but will the COVID pandemic spell the end of the album?

Style, Substance… and then there’s Scott

The aesthetic of the Morrison “smirk” gets a great deal of airtime for a good reason. “Talking politically” to “talk about politics” as a way of life plays effectively to the balcony when you’re talking about car parks, gas, stopping the boats and negative gearing. Continue reading Style, Substance… and then there’s Scott