Dave Faulkner
is a musician best known as frontman of Hoodoo Gurus. He is The Saturday Paper’s music critic.

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Music May 16, 2015

Hot Chip’s ’Why Make Sense?’

Hot Chip set up an irresistible dance floor with influences from classic house to Daisy Age hip-hop to Prince.

Music April 11, 2015

Sound & Color takes Alabama Shakes to greater heights

Their new record sees Alabama Shakes deliver an inspirational, eclectic sound set loose from their soul roots.

Music March 21, 2015

Matthew E. White’s ’Fresh Blood’

Virginian son of a preacher man Matthew E. White keeps a close musical family and a sharp eye on the Lord.

Music February 28, 2015

Asaf Avidan’s Gold Shadow a gilt trip

With his new poetic album Gold Shadow, Asaf Avidan can be anointed the next Leonard Cohen.

Music November 15, 2014

C.W. Stoneking’s electric boogaloo

C. W. Stoneking’s pursuit of old-timey music and recording techniques is the theatre applied to an original talent.

Music October 04, 2014

Prince of sharpness

Prince triumphantly returns after four years with three eyes and two new albums.

Music August 16, 2014

Benjamin Booker

Fuelled by Delta blues and Florida punk, Benjamin Booker’s debut album has you on the edge of your seat.

Music August 02, 2014

Hip-hop crew One Day’s ’Mainline’ is a track record

Sydney hip-hop crew One Day’s collaboration is about their days growing up together on the ‘Mainline’.

Music June 28, 2014

Jack White’s ’Lazaretto’ a bluesy stomp and holler

Jack White, the musical magpie and avowed Dylan obsessive, has at last made his own Blood On the Tracks.