Andrew P. Street

Seven reasons why Jimmy Barnes is the David Bowie of Australia

It’s time the Oz Rock Chameleon got his due

Did Australian music peak in the year 2000? These albums suggest so

Make a wish, Australia: these are 21sts to celebrate

Even when Michael Gudinski was wrong, he ended up right

Five times the Aussie music mogul, who died March 2, had a success story waiting to happen under his nose – and nearly missed it

Who’s going to take out the 2020 Australian Music Prize?

Every year there’s a sniffy discussion about the winner of the AMP, and 2020 should be sniffier than usual

How predictable is the Hottest 100 this year?

After an unprecedented year will triple j’s annual poll give us some much-needed confidence?

2021, the local music industry is counting on you. Don’t let us down

What silver linings – and future trends – can we pick out of the rubble of a year we’d sooner forget?

The ARIA Awards 2020 tells you everything you need to know about the state of Australian music

When Flume, Sia and 5SOS look like heritage acts among the nominees, are we entering a new era in Aussie music?

The Powderfinger effect: Why the blokes from Brisbane remain irreplaceable

Why does Australia still hold a candle for a band that broke up a decade ago?

The 10 types of comeback singles: Midnight Oil, Shania Twain, LL Cool J and more

Who navigated the perils of a comeback, and who lost all the goodwill they’d built up?

What happens when a politician you hate starts using your music in their rallies?

As the Billy Bragg tune goes, “mixing pop and politics, he asks me what the use is”