In this wide ranging interview with trumpeter Phil Slater, he says "...genre is dead. It’s multigenre—that’s [what’s] new… for emerging artists who are growing up with iPods and this incredible amount of information at their fingertips. To then bunker down into one genre is harder to do than to accept all genres as being equal."
Cameron Undy of 505 explains how this Sydney venue came to exist... from warehous, via word of mouth to the new venue in Surry Hills; a place you can hear jazz and improvised music 6 nights a week ... from Issue 4
John Clare's funny and irreverent take on why you shouldn't even bother trying to convince others to like the music you love... from Issue 4