I spend an unhealthy amount of time thinking/mildly obsessing about the lives of famous musicians. I mean if you’re someone like Paul McCartney or Bob Dylan, do you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, “Fuck me! I’m Paul McCartney, I was in the Beatles, I helped change pop culture and music forever […]
Even as I leave she’s still walking the stage, taking and giving flowers and hands, smiling and talking.
Cat Power plays at The Tivoli in Brisbane, with support from Mick Turner.
Sun isn’t as haunting as Moon Pix, but it’s every bit as full. It’s the first Cat Power album that isn’t afraid to look you in the eye. You can dance to it. It’s sexy and confident in a way that makes you feel sexy and confident. It’s a personal triumph as much as a musical one.
You feel misplaced too, don’t you? Some place was promised for us, for the talents that our teachers adored. This wasn’t supposed to happen. We shouldn’t be the ones stranded in apartments, stuck in the towns we hate, doing the work that no one with dignity would do. Well, then. You can just lie there […]
First, define what you mean by Sexuality in relation to popular music. Now proceed… (All choices made by students in KMB003, QUT) Anna Calvi – Suzanne And I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIDj0SVWeBU I’d talk about Anna Calvi for Gender but due to the song topic I’d put it as Sexuality. It’s a very strong, passionate and confident message […]
Always interesting to see what the consensus throws up. These choices were made in groups of two, three and four – and so needed to be treated as such. A couple of groups of students agreed that they couldn’t agree. THURSDAY 3PM 1. Led Zeppelin – Heartbreaker Hard rocking guitar, you can sense the frustration […]
Dynamics are the key and it’s only if you really goddamn feel the song you’ve written, understand it with every fibre, does it all instinctively flesh itself out in a live scenario.
How sad is this? The Washington Post gets the drop on almost every Australian publication with its summary of Australian music in 2012
How sad is this? The Washington Post gets the drop on almost every Australian publication with its summary of Australian music in 2012: It’s been an especially fruitful year for my favorite geographic micro-genre, with woozy, wobbly, strummy guitar rock emerging as a distinct sound Down Under. One reason for the largely unified aesthetic is […]