Robbie Williams resorted to a very creative form of torture to get the upper hand in his long-running feud with celebrity neighbour Jimmy Page. Page, the former Led Zeppelin guitarist, and Williams have been at loggerheads over the development of Williams’ new £17 million home. Page objected to Williams’ request to add a basement gym and pool to his home, citing his feat that excavation work would damage his mansion that has stood since 1875
The artists’ message to kids everywhere is simple: social media is not all its quacked up to be. Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles of Australian dance duo Peking Duk have achieved so much this year
A photograph has surfaced on social media showing members of three of the most successful rock bands of the last 40 years having an epic jam. This Frankenstein of rock ‘n’ roll featured guitarist Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden, Alcatrazz guitarist Howie Simon, Metallica’s Robert Trujillo on bass, The Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins and multi-instrumentalist Richie Kotzen known for his participation in Mr Big
For many years experts in the field of drug policy in Australia have known existing policies are failing. Crude messages (calls for total abstinence: “just say no to drugs”) and even cruder enforcement strategies (harsher penalties, criminalisation of drug users) have had no impact on the use of drugs or the extent of their harmful effects on the community. Whether we like it or not, drug use is common in our society, especially among young people.
Sometimes, less really is more.
Comedian Billy Connolly made headlines after making comments that suggested that he was nearing death, but it turns out that the whole thing is a misunderstanding. Last week, grim statements made by Connolly in his new BBC series, Made in Scotland , inspired an outpouring of condolences online. In the documentary, Connolly – who has suffered a long battle with Parkinson’s disease – gazes over the ocean while ruminating on his body’s decay and the inevitability of his death.
TBH, it’s a great anniversary gift. Parisian DJ and producer Fakear has released his new track Mana to celebrate the five years since his label Nowadays Records launched. “ Mana it’s the first song I made when I realised that the most important thing was to respect my identity and why I came to make music in the first place,” said Fakear.
Ugur Gallenkus creates digital collages that do the impossible: unite the Western world with the Middle East. In his ongoing series, the Istanbul-based artist juxtaposes photos side by side to highlight the glaring differences between those living in developed countries and those trying to survive in war-torn places like Syria
Australian music is experiencing a moment.
Australian filmmaker Gabrielle Brady had one of the smash hits of this year’s festival circuit with her haunting feature, Island of the Hungry Ghosts . Her debut feature-length film took home six wins and eight nominations from festivals all over the world, making it one of the most lauded documentaries of 2018