music July 30, 2022

Surrender by Maggie Rogers

Maggie Rogers’ new album Surrender explores the spiritual seduction of giving in.

music July 23, 2022

Lizzo’s Special

Amid the relentless individualism of pop music, Lizzo’s new album – for all its blithe tastelessness – comes as a breath of fresh air.

music June 11, 2022

Harry’s House

Harry Styles’ latest album demonstrates the tyranny of ‘good taste’.

music May 28, 2022

ANAM Set Festival

The Australian National Academy of Music’s ambitious ANAM Set Festival offered a cross-section of contemporary classical music.

music April 23, 2022

Artist and noise-musician Marco Fusinato

In representing Australia at this year’s Venice Biennale, musician and artist Marco Fusinato offers a rebuke to nationalism.

music April 23, 2022

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s Omnium Gatherum

After a decade of shapeshifting, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s Omnium Gatherum opens new ground.

music April 9, 2022

Singer–songwriter Charli XCX

The latest album from Charli XCX sees the British pop sensation at her most volatile and poignant.

music April 2, 2022

Band Camp Cope

Melbourne punk trio Camp Cope bring a hard-won sense of perspective to their new album.

theatre March 26, 2022

Singer, performer and advocate Robyn Archer

Robyn Archer might now be best known as one of our great cultural advocates, but as a performer she remains an icon.

music March 12, 2022

Writer, illustrator, musician and composer Matt Ottley

The latest book by the award-winning writer, illustrator, musician and composer Matt Ottley is a stunning exploration of mental illness.

music March 5, 2022

Musician and author Eliza Hull

When she had her daughter, musician Eliza Hull couldn’t find any books about parenting with disability – so she created her own.