Rock the South: Explosions in the Sky


 With apologies to the Texan post-rock band for nicking their name for my header, this happens to be the perfect way of describing the Rock the South festival that, as it were, rocked the south last weekend.  I’m talking musical explosions, of course, with some 17 bands coming together on two stages at Zion Reggae […]


More top names for Rock the South


Time for another music festival and peoples, this one’s definitely gonna raaaaaawk. Well, it is called Rock the South for a reason. Last year’s edition was chocful of good, old-fashioned fun. By old-fashioned, I mean it threw the spotlight right where it should be, on real music – and if you need me to explain […]


Underground but not unappreciated

No Bling at Buskett RoadHouse

This feature appeared on the Sunday Times. The newest generation of music in Maltese is the sound of life in the street, the no-apologies poetry of rap combined with the rawness of beatboxing, alternating with what has been described as the quasi-hypnotic vibe of hip-hop. It is Malta’s answer to cult names like Beastie Boys […]