One for the cellar: The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Shiraz

Jonathan Leeming Contributor

By Jonathan Leeming in New Food and Packaging on Sunday 6 April 2014

Sex, drugs and rock n’ roll. To my mind, there’s something missing from the old motto. Wine. So, what better way to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of rock and roll legends, The Rolling Stones, than – ahead of their sadly postponed Australian tour, their first in almost a decade – team up with Dan Murphy’s […]

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Gimme Shelter Deconstructed

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Tuesday 14 December 2010

Dangerous Minds recently posted a great deconstruction of Gimme Shelter by the Rolling Stones, featuring the vocals, guitars, bass, and drums separated into different tracks and little breakdowns of what’s going on musically.

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Powderfinger’s Secret Playlist

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Thursday 26 November 2009

Australian band Powderfinger have a new album out, Golden Rule, which was again recorded with Nick DiDia, responsible for their successful albums Internationalist, Odyssey Number Five, and Vulture Street albums. We checked in with them to get the inside word on the songs that inspired their new recording, and they started with the Rolling Stones […]

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Metric’s Secret Playlist

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Friday 19 June 2009

We checked in with Jimmy Shaw from Toronto group, Metric, and asked him about the music that inspired their latest recording, Fantasies. He started by propping the Rolling Stones’ classic, Exile On Main Street: ‘I set up a turntable because my friend left all of his DJ records at my house for a year and […]

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Straitjacket Fit

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Music on Friday 11 January 2008

I love the rock and roll! I love the sheer coarseness of it all, the sweet rambling mayhem that a standard guitar set-up and Marshall amps stacked to the roof can generate. The audacity of it.

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