Popular music

Sony Music, 2014

Sincerely, L. Cohen

November 17, 2016

Arts, Music, Popular music:

2016 has been a tough year for music lovers and now, as the year draws to a close, we’ve lost Leonard Cohen as well.

Music for The Ages: and the library shelves

Music for The Ages: and the library shelves

May 1, 2015

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Pop music is, in my opinion, derided more for its omnipresence than its artistic merits. I’m certain this wouldn’t be the exact sentiment of other fans of non-mainstream styles of… Read More ›

From the Outer Circle to Heavy Metal on DVD

From the Outer Circle to Heavy Metal on DVD

April 9, 2015

Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Popular music:

New DVDs arriving into the collection include releases in rock, opera, ballet, popular music, magic and documentary.

Bohemian Melbourne melody lingers on in Arts

Bohemian Melbourne melody lingers on in Arts

February 24, 2015

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Even though the exhibition has finished, the melody lingers on in Arts.  Currently featured on the Listening Posts are releases in popular and rock music from performers and bands associated with Bohemian Melbourne.… Read More ›

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

January 23, 2015

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

Summer holiday sounds with a 60s flavour currently feature on Listening Posts in Arts.  They include new releases and old favourites in film sound tracks and popular music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available… Read More ›

Bohemian Rhapsody for Bohemian Melbourne

Bohemian Rhapsody for Bohemian Melbourne

December 26, 2014

Arts, Popular music:

In honour of our splendid exhibition, Bohemian Melbourne, currently on show in the Murdoch Gallery until 22 February (you’d be mad to miss it!), here’s Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in… Read More ›

New Listening: Sunday Classics, Soundtracks, Black Sorrows & Warnie.

New Listening: Sunday Classics, Soundtracks, Black Sorrows & Warnie.

November 26, 2014

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music:

Some new CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include recent releases in film soundtracks, pop, rock, classical and musical theatre.

Fantastic Voyage with King Kong & Queen : new listening in Arts.

Fantastic Voyage with King Kong & Queen : new listening in Arts.

September 12, 2014

Arts, Film, Music, Musicals, Performing Arts, Popular music, Theatre:

Some new CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include recent releases in film soundtracks, pop, rock, classical guitar, and musical theatre. The online catalogue indicates which… Read More ›

75 years ago; art goes to war again

75 years ago; art goes to war again

September 5, 2014

Arts, Film, Popular music, Visual arts:

I was taken by surprise the other day when, listening to the radio in the morning, the announcer rather casually mentioned that on that particular day 75 years ago (… Read More ›

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

August 28, 2014

Arts, Film, Music, New books, Popular music, Television:

Our collection of ebooks continues to grow, and these are just a few of my current personal favourites; I can’t wait to get home to read them! You can too… Read More ›