John Hardaker Archive

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Farewell George Martin

In a year of the deaths of giants we say goodbye to George Martin: the fifth Beatle, the producer who made them sound like The Beatles. The man who framed those songs in those patchouli psychedelic frames, or equally in those woody bucolic …
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David Bowie: one fan’s farewell

A friend rang me yesterday and said: “Have you heard? Bowie has died.” I had only just come off Facebook and there had been no mention. How could he have passed? He looked in apparent rude good health and had only a …
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Review: Horse & Wood

  When it comes to new music, most times I have to go looking for the good stuff. But sometimes the good stuff comes looking for me. Lunching with my wife at Hobart’s MONA on the last day of a holiday in …