Popular music

Listening Post Sounds: Carrie, Chameleons, Chicken Walk – Bring it on!

Listening Post Sounds: Carrie, Chameleons, Chicken Walk – Bring it on!

August 2, 2013

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music:

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include latest releases in opera, musical theatre, jazz & blues, popular & world music. The online catalogue indicates which… Read More ›

New listening post sounds: Edwin Drood, Laura, Benjamin & Tina.

New listening post sounds: Edwin Drood, Laura, Benjamin & Tina.

June 7, 2013

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music:

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include latest releases in musical theatre, popular, folk and classical music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the… Read More ›

Music and video online: from Elvis to Tunisia……

Music and video online: from Elvis to Tunisia……

May 31, 2013

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

A few selections from our ever-growing range of audio and video streaming services….. There is a select band of performers whose reputations just seems to grow and grow as the… Read More ›

Nameless tunes – Searching for Sugar Man at Outside-in cinema

Nameless tunes – Searching for Sugar Man at Outside-in cinema

May 8, 2013

Arts, Music, Popular music:

This week’s Outside-in cinema screening is of the 2013 Academy Award winning documentary, Searching for Sugar Man. The film follows the film-makers as they try and find out what came… Read More ›

Listening post sounds: Rocky, Bee Gees, Blondes & more.

Listening post sounds: Rocky, Bee Gees, Blondes & more.

April 10, 2013

Arts, Music, Musicals, Popular music, Television:

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts.  They include latest releases in musical theatre, popular and rock music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the… Read More ›

Get ready, get set, get Go-Set!

Get ready, get set, get Go-Set!

February 22, 2013

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Librarian-hipster Jane Miller has been exploring the wonders of Victoria’s incredible popular music scene in the sixties and seventies, and kindly sent through this groovy post for likeminded coolcats: Your… Read More ›

A new sheet music collection; worth singing about!

A new sheet music collection; worth singing about!

December 19, 2012

Arts, Music, Popular music:

As the year draws to a close I thought it might be a good opportunity to show off a new collection of sheet music that we now have available via… Read More ›

New books: culture can be popular, popular can be culture……

New books: culture can be popular, popular can be culture……

October 19, 2012

Arts, Comic books, Music, New books, Popular music, Visual arts:

 Our hero: Superman on Earth by Tom De Haven Tom De Haven is the author of a very beautiful and surprising novel about Superman/Clark Kent’s early years in Depression-era America,… Read More ›

New books in Arts and a game of costume football!

New books in Arts and a game of costume football!

April 24, 2012

Arts, Comic books, New books, Painting, Popular music, Theatre:

A mixed bag of new books in Arts; could you ask for anything more? Florence Young and the golden years of Australian musical theatre by Frank Van Straten When I… Read More ›

Having been listening to Jeff Buckley in the car….

Having been listening to Jeff Buckley in the car….

April 2, 2012

Arts, Music, Popular music:

I was listening to Jeff Buckley in the car the other day and was struck (as I always am when I hear him) by the extraordinary beauty of his singing,… Read More ›