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Sanu Ik Pal Chen Na Ave (I cannot find a moment’s peace) by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Azlan Jahan, post 1947-48 Kashmiri War Fiction by Zainab Nasim The gramophone resounds in the galleries of the haveli, stirring it awake. As the needle twirled around delicately on the vinyl, he closed his eyes softly settling comfortably into his rocking chair with his stack of letters and a lit cigar. “It is not like I am not proud to be a martyr’s father, Bittoo ," he said to his grandson.

By | 2017-01-11T10:35:11+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Fiction|2 Comments

Wide Open by The Chemical Brothers

Fiction by Jesse Maskell Falls Festival, Victoria, 2016 The best moments are supposed to be ahead but this is it. In five hours I’ll be head-in-an-ocean Chemical Brothers play Wide Open 40 minutes into their set and I’ll look around for Karti, Caitos, through the dim flashing crowd seeing iconic hero friends in moments.

By | 2017-01-11T11:04:49+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Electronica, Fiction|0 Comments

Hotline Bling by Drake

Fiction by Tom Lodewyke Eazy-Clean Laundromat, Sydney, 2015 Steven checked his phone. Nothing. Sometimes Rachel still texted him when there was no way around it. He craved the loud bling of his message tone. He was careful not to reply straight away, though.

By | 2017-01-12T09:11:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Fiction, Rap|1 Comment

In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel

Holly Ringland Runaway Bay, Australia 1994; Surfers Paradise, Australia 1999; Vancouver Island 2003; Central Desert of Australia 2007 I always think I’m imagining it, but the beam of his torch is steady and true as it bounces over the shrubs, making phosphorescence of the spinifex.

By | 2014-09-26T12:35:18+00:00 September 17th, 2014|Fiction, Pop, Rock|0 Comments