Tag: The Falls
1. Growing Up
I learnt to play guitar when I was 14 and would play Metallica songs. My dad made sure I learnt music and got me a Squier Strat Pack. I think it is hard to step back from your own life and see how different things played their part in forming you. I was surrounded by thoughtful and sensitive adults who loved music and books.
Beneath its cheap and shiny facade, Hollywood is as romantic as a scrap in the back pocket of a suburban footy game. For the better part of a century, the city has constructed a false concept of romance: the rose-coloured meeting of souls, the scented air of mutual attraction, the perennial existence of togetherness. Match that to the bitumen-rendered reality of Hollywood itself – ego-fuelled brawls, pretentious indulgence, and dysfunctional emotional intelligence – and you’ve got yourself a stark contrast.
Jack Carty The Heart-breaker By Benjamin Cooper When we sit down for a cheeky beer, Jack Carty is amused at my recalling of his old performing moniker – ‘Jack Carty And The Party’. “That was a name that my drummer at the time came up with,” he laughs, “and it was very much a spur [...]