28.5 C
Melbourne
Friday, October 23, 2020
Home Authors Posts by Rob Greaves

Rob Greaves

978 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
I have been with the Toorak Times since April 2012. I work as Senior Editor of the Toorak Times, but I also think of myself as senior contributor. I've been in the Australian music scene as a musician since 1964, and have worked in radio and TV and newspapers (when they were paper ), serious experience in audio editing, and a lot of video editing experience. Currently I'm working as a radio program producer for a national interview program as well as my work with the Toorak Times

Cream Of The Crate Album Review #206: Tamam Shud – 2 on 1_Evolution & Goolutionites and The Real People

cream of the crate album review #206: tamam shud – 2 on 1_evolution & goolutionites and the real people
0
      These reviews are provided to help maintain a connection with various genres of popular music extending from the 1940's through to present time.    This is album review number 206 in the series of retro-reviews of both vinyl LP's and Cd's, in my collection. The series...

Open COVID ‘cold spots’ first: a way out of lockdown for Melbourne

open covid ‘cold spots’ first: a way out of lockdown for melbourne
0
Picture: Erik Anderson/AAP Up to now the focus has been on managing “hot spots” in the COVID lockdowns of Melbourne and Victoria. We have identified four key factors that might help explain why we see high rates of COVID-19 cases in some parts of...

Listen To Older Voices: Nick Ordinans – Part 3

listen to older voices: nick ordinans – part 3
0
This is the 3rd and final part of the story of Nick Ordinans.   Over the past two programs we learned that Nick developed a love for animals on his fathers piggery in Staffordshire England. Although coming from a modest background Nick won a scholarship...

Cream Of The Crate Album Review #205: John Mayall – A Hard Core Package

cream of the crate album review #205: john mayall – a hard core package
1
      These reviews are provided to help maintain a connection with various genres of popular music extending from the 1940's through to present time.    This is album review number 205 in the series of retro-reviews of both vinyl LP's and Cd's, in my collection. The series...

Hungry Ghosts review: a culturally rich supernatural drama

hungry ghosts review: a culturally rich supernatural drama
0
SBS We all have our own ghosts, my grandmother would say. But sometimes the pain of past trauma can seep from one generation to the next, haunting an entire family. – May Le On the 15th night of the seventh month in the lunar calendar...

Listen To Older Voices: Nick Ordinans – Part 2

listen to older voices: nick ordinans – part 2
0
  Welcome to the second part of a 3-part story of the Life and Times of Nick Ordinans. In Part 1 we learned that Nick, who was born in England in 1950, developed a love for animals while being bought up on his fathers...

Alexei Navalny has long been a fierce critic of the Kremlin. If he was poisoned, why now? And what does it mean?

alexei navalny has long been a fierce critic of the kremlin. if he was poisoned, why now? and what does it mean?
0
Picture: Sergey Ponomarev/AP The headlines are grim. Alexei Navalny, a key leader of the Russian opposition, is currently fighting for his life in a coma after allegedly being poisoned in Siberia. A medical team from Germany is en route to the hospital today to transport Navalny to Berlin for...

Cream Of The Crate Album Review #204: Company Caine – Doctor Chop

cream of the crate album review #204: company caine – doctor chop
0
       These reviews are provided to help maintain a connection with various genres of popular music extending from the 1940's through to present time.  This is album review number 204 in the series of retro-reviews of both vinyl LP's and Cd's, in my collection. The series...

Listen To Older Voices: Nick Ordinans -Part 1

listen to older voices: nick ordinans -part 1
0
      This program was originally aired in 2010 and features the three-part story of Baby Boomer, Nick Ordinans.     When interviewed Nick was sixty-years of age. His story starts in Staffordshire England, where Nick was born and bought up on the families pig farm, where his...

Cream Of The Crate Album Review #203: The Beatles – Live At the Star Club In Hamburg (1962)

cream of the crate album review #203: the beatles – live at the star club in hamburg (1962)
0
      These reviews are provided to help maintain a connection with various genres of popular music extending from the 1940's through to present time.  This is album review number 203 in the series of retro-reviews of both vinyl LP's and Cd's, in my collection. The series...