Larry Sitsky

Encounters: musical meetings between Australia and China

Edited by Nicholas Ng. Authors: Wang Zhengting, Aline Scott-Maxwell, Kim Cunio, Yang Mu, Catherine Ingram, Tony Mitchell, Nicholas Ng, Shan Deng, Tony Wheeler, Erik Griswold, Vanessa Tomlinson, William Yang, Gao Ping, John Huie, Anne Boyd, Julian Yu, Larry Sitsky, John Curro, Ash Dargan.
Books, Musicology
Toowong, Qld: Australian Academic Press, 2012, 192pp.
ISBN: 9781922117069 (pbk) Also in ebook.
Reviewed by , February 1st, 2015

This paperback volume is a collection of papers and transcribed discussions derived from a conference-festival of the same title, held in Brisbane in May 2010. As such, the book falls into the sometimes maligned genre of conference proceedings. In this case, however, I feel that the relative informality of papers read at a conference is… continue reading »


Jig’s Up – September 2015

Post by , August 30th, 2015

Jarryd James the next big thing in pop music? That’s what the reviewer on music.mic has written after James’s New York live debut. James has already had great success in the Australian charts. The music.mic headline says “The Producers Who Brought Us Lorde Have Found the Next Great Pop Star.” Each song demonstrates a deep… continue reading »


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