• Midnight Oil,  Rock

    Looking Back: Midnight Oil

    Six years ago last week, Peter Garrett and his band, Midnight Oil, decided to call it quits for good. Peter had been active in Australian politics since the late 80’s, but he’d always managed to set aside time for the…

  • Midnight Oil,  Rock

    In the Valley of the Midnight Oil

    I’ve always admired Peter Garrett. Other than his great first name, he’s balanced an innovative and consistently strong music career with Midnight Oil, while staying heavily involved in the political and social issues of his native Australia. He ended up…