‘Boronia’ by Hockey Dad: an Aussie surf rock gem

Hockey Dad’s 2016 album ‘Boronia’ explores the duo’s search for love. The eleven songs move listeners through an uplifting journey whilst tapping into the fast growing Australian Indie Rock genre. With hits ‘I Need A Woman’ and ‘Laura’, the album is a must listen. If you’re into surfing or enjoy going to the beach, this one is for you. Continue reading‘Boronia’ by Hockey Dad: an Aussie surf rock gem

‘All Too Well’ by Taylor Swift – A Ten Minute Hit

The first release from Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ was a fan favourite, and the new re-release is no exception. At a length of 10 minutes and 13 seconds, ‘All Too Well’ has become the longest song to reach Number 1 on the Billboard 100 USA music charts, surpassing Don MacLaine’s ‘American Pie’ at 8 minutes and 37 seconds. The 10-minute hit single encapsulates all the reasons listeners love Swift’s music. It is giving us a lot more of what we loved the first time she released this song.Continue reading‘All Too Well’ by Taylor Swift – A Ten Minute Hit

Three generations of punks in a Basement

The Hard-Ons show at The Basement was a crowning example of the relatability and scrappiness of Australian punk. And supporting acts, Glitoris and Charlotte and the Harlots, showed that the tradition is alive and well.Continue readingThree generations of punks in a Basement

Bloom by Rüfüs: music to lose yourself in

Bloom by Rüfüs Du Sol was released in 2016. The Australian musical group’s second album and arguably their most important album as it led to a major boost in popularity and allowed the group to break into the next level of musical fame. Songs such as Innerbloom, Hypnotised and Brighter lead the album and showcase the skills this Australian electro-house group have and why they are one of the most well-known musical groups around the world. Continue readingBloom by Rüfüs: music to lose yourself in

What’s on in Canberra: 25-27 March, 2022

The weather’s turning a little cooler but there’s still a month until we’re allowed to turn on our heaters. So, no excuse not to leave the house and enjoy everything there is to see and do this weekend! Here’s The Owl‘s rundown of the Canberra scene for 25-27 March, 2022.Continue readingWhat’s on in Canberra: 25-27 March, 2022

What’s on in Canberra: 4-7 March, 2022

It’s the first week of autumn and we seem to have avoided the “rain bomb”, so why not take advantage of all that there is to do and see in the capital this weekend? Here’s The Owl‘s rundown of the Canberra scene for 4-7 March, 2022.Continue readingWhat’s on in Canberra: 4-7 March, 2022