Music review: Hesitation Marks

Trent Reznor of music group Nine Inch Nails performs at the Voodoo Music Experience concert held at Riverview Park in New Orleans, Louisiana October 29, 2005. The New Orleans date for the event was held as a benefit for police, firefighters, National Guard, military and others who have aided in the city's recovery from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

  Nine Inch Nails wonderboy Trent Reznor is back after a self-imposed hiatus. Judging by new album Hesitation Marks, the man’s still got it.   The news that Trent Reznor was returning to the studio was greeted with mixed emotions by die-hard fans. The fear that that their hero might, after all, have feet of […]


Folk on the water


The Xemxija coastline recently came alive to the sound of Maltese trio Stalko’s music in a quirky performance by the edge of the sea. This review appeared on the Sunday Times. The evening kicked off with a set by Martin Mc Neil & The Dissidents. I will not be giving away too much about these […]


And then they lit up the stage…

Nostalgia can be a deceptive, erm, canine of the female persuasion. I’ve often found myself bemoaning the absence of stuff I used to love in my teenage years. Case in point, the Japanese cartoons all ‘80s kids watched on Italian TV, from Lady Oscar to Holly e Benji. Viewed from behind my rose-tinted glasses, anything […]