Janelle Del Vecchio

Review: Sound of Metal
Janelle Del Vecchio

Daniel Snowden

Understated and unequivocally authentic, Sound of Metal is a stirring rehabilitation drama that sits with the importance of identity and the inevitability of change.

Radio Fodder My Bloody Valentine
Our Band Could Be Online: My Bloody Valentine Returns To Streaming
Janelle Del Vecchio

Connor Millsom

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.

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Around the World in Film: Princess Mononoke – The Ultimate Environmentalist Film
Janelle Del Vecchio

Zoe Jayne

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.

Old Quad: The Multivocal Exhibition
Janelle Del Vecchio

Annalyce Wiebenga

The Multivocal exhibition “celebrates the creation, performance and experience of music at the University of Melbourne, past and present.”

Review Divisi Compose Queer
Review: Compose Queer
Janelle Del Vecchio

Annalyce Wiebenga

Compose Queer was a space where I felt welcome and at peace, both as a classical singer and as a queer person.

Review: Very Mature (Melbourne International Comedy Festival)
Janelle Del Vecchio

Zoe Jayne

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.

In Conversation with Cam Wade: Meadow Festival
Janelle Del Vecchio

Ava Nunan

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.

Nick Batterham on Lovebirds
Janelle Del Vecchio

Sarah Jackson

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.

4 of the Most Bizarre Music Conspiracy Theories
Janelle Del Vecchio

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?

Counting the beat: 6 tunes with unusual timing
Janelle Del Vecchio

Sarah Jackson

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 …

Mixtape Memories: Songs from Summer ‘86
Janelle Del Vecchio

Sarah Jackson

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.

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“Music” by Sia Should Not Exist
Janelle Del Vecchio

Annalyce Wiebenga

“Music” by Sia is an ableist nightmare that masquerades as a “love letter” to autistic people.

University of Melbourne Radio Fodder
Pizza, Pods and Parking-Lots: How Melbourne Music Adapted to COVID-19
Janelle Del Vecchio

Ava Nunan

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.

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A Radio Fodder Anti Valentine’s Day Playlist
Janelle Del Vecchio

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 […]