Sunday, February 11, 2018

"20 years ago, Nirvana and I joked about how old we would be during Teatru Unplugged 20". So reads the introduction in this year's concert programme from Jonathan Shaw who, along with the deeply-missed Nirvana Azzopardi had brought this unlikely idea...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Ahead of the launch gig of their debut album Telegram, Michael Bugeja interviewed The Busker during the November 18, 2016 edition of ROCKNA. Click here to read more about the album launch. 

The album launch will take place at Sagrestia Vault at t...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Telegram is the title of the debut album from The Busker. Scheduled for release on Friday, December 2, 2016, the 15-track album features a mixture of folk, pop and Blues. Composed and produced by the band members themselves. the album, which was reco...

Thursday, October 20, 2016

It had been a while since Etnika's last release - about eight years or so, in fact  - but, further to a string of local and foreign gigs in the past couple of years that helped kickstart a new chapter in the band's journey, the Maltese world music ac...

Sunday, May 29, 2016

To anyone who remembers the local music scene in the 1980s, Toni Curmi will forever be the long-haired lad who delivered the heavy riffage in Passion Blade (later shortened to Blade). A few years back, on top of doing session work, he was also active...

Sunday, May 8, 2016

The finalists of this year's L-Għanja tal-Poplu – Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija have been announced. The judging panel this year was made up of Adrian Mamo, David Azzopardi, Martina Caruana, Miriam Cassar, Noel D’Anastas and Vince Fabri.

 

The festiv...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

With core members Bettina and Philippa now living thousands of miles apart, it was perhaps to be expected that The New Victorians would pick the song Great Divide for their latest single. Produced by Howard Keith at Jagged House Studios, the single i...

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Four years on (give or take a month or three) from the release of their much-lauded debut album Grandiloquence, Stalko are back with their sophomore offering, a magnificent musical excursion by the name of A Long Wave Goodbye. Apart from much praise...

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Ten new tracks, intimate, minimal to quite some extent and openly reflecting quite a different approach to that which fuelled Grandiloquence's lush organic warmth. A Long Wave Goodbye marks the return of Stalko, the band's sophomore release...

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Old Soul’s Eyes is the name of an album released digitally towards the end of 2014 by Walrus & The Carpenter, the Australian band formed the previous year by Maltese musician Matthew Engerer and Mat Akehurst.  Having established a firm foothold on th...

Friday, January 1, 2016

It's been a busy year for Maltese music, busier than 2014 if we have to go by the number of releases  as a whole. There were certainly several standout offerings, and with at least 49 albums and 22 EPs released, not to mention a multitude of radio si...

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Toni Sant needs no introduction really; an academic, a radio, TV, online and overall media personality, and also the artistic director at Spazju Kreattiv. His regular Muzika Mod Iehor podcasts provide a consistent reminder of just how much is going o...

Monday, December 7, 2015

Twieldet l-Awstralja u bdiet tkanta ta’ eta’ zgħira, talent li kompliet issawwar hi u tikber, filwaqt li wkoll daħlet fid-dinja tat-tejatru u t-televiżjoni.  Christabelle Curmi hemm min forsi jiftakarha wkoll bhala wahda mill-protagonisti ta’ Aħn’Aħn...

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