That some people are happier spending their spare money on vinyl and their spare time on niche internet forums is not wrong; it’s pretentious in a way that many music fans would like to be—a means of possessing and guarding the things they care about.
For me, Princess Mononoke reimagines the role humans can play in our world. We do not have to be a plague on the planet. We can choose differently.
The Multivocal exhibition “celebrates the creation, performance and experience of music at the University of Melbourne, past and present.”
Compose Queer was a space where I felt welcome and at peace, both as a classical singer and as a queer person.
Self-described as “the perfect how-to guide. Or rather, the ultimate how-not-to guide” of being in your 20s, Ethan and Sweeney happily invite the crowd to bear witness to their stumbles through adulthood.
Due to Coronavirus restrictions, Meadow 2020 was cancelled only days before it was planned to go ahead. Cam was on his way to a friend’s wedding when he realised he’d have to drop a whole years work.
The album’s strength lies in its instrumental prowess and rich orchestration. Batterham and his talented collaborators combine piano, strings, guitar, percussions, woodwind and brass with sincere and haunting lyrics, resulting in a striking interplay of shadow and light.
Sidonie Bird de la Coeur
The year is 1977 and a surprisingly convincing Stevie Nicks impersonator act accidentally kills the real Stevie Nicks in a car crash. After making the decision to swap the bodies, she lives as the front woman for Fleetwood Mac at the height of their fame … but at what cost?
What is it about those songs? You know the ones I mean. They grab your attention, seem a little jarring, or a bit quirky. You’re not quite sure why they appeal but they do.
It could be that they have an unusual time signature …
It was late November 1986, school was out forever, and I was about to travel to Surfer’s Paradise for Schoolies. With my Robert Palmer T-shirt in my travel bag and the case of West Coast Wine Coolers waiting by the door, all I had left to do was prepare my mix tape.
“Music” by Sia is an ableist nightmare that masquerades as a “love letter” to autistic people.
Melbourne’s music industry has shown resilience and adaptability. With live events now subject to Coronavirus restrictions, local venues and promoters have creatively accommodated to capacity limits in the face of ongoing strife.
Are the nausea-inducing ads depicting beautiful couples exchanging expensive gifts over outrageously-priced meals getting up your nose? How about those anxiety-inducing dating scam app advertisements? We hear you. Here at Radio Fodder, we say ‘boo sucks’ to Valentine’s day and commercialised romance. Take a stand with us and enjoy our list of anti-romance songs. All […]