A recent discovery, Polyphonic, provides an interesting analysis into the way your favourite musicians play. The reviews go a little deeper than your typical reviews, even analysing beats and notating them for you. Enjoy.
I've been watching Oliver Harper's Retrospective / Review's for the last few months (occasionally bingeing on them!). His analysis into the making-of and subsequent materials (such as video games and toys) make for nostalgic and informative viewing. Definitely essential viewing for any cinephile! Check him out!
A bunch of rock albums to review...! Let me know your thoughts below. Greta Van Fleet, Anthem of the Peaceful Army (2018) Greta Van Fleet turned up last year to both praise and scorn. Their almost too on-the-noise Led Zeppelin influence resulted in many 'which band?' tests, with some unable to tell the difference. Everything... Continue Reading →
I got onto this podcast from an article in The Australian. Basically the hosts, Mark and Tyler, spew forth their strong opinions on history's most famous (or infamous) bands. Some of their arguments are quite convincing - their central point being to tear down your idols, and expose them as not as unique as you either remember... Continue Reading →
This following is something I wrote some time ago. I still feel the same way about much contemporary Christian musical worship, and will follow this up with a critique of a contemporary song. Enjoy! 1. It seems that when it comes to Christian sub-culture, criticising the worth of ‘Christian’ things is immensely controversial. For example,... Continue Reading →
‘Then, as this vehement quarrel, which I waged with my soul in the chamber of my heart, was raging inside my inner dwelling, agitated both in mind and countenance, I seized upon Alypius and exclaimed: “What is the matter with us? What is this? What did you hear? The uninstructed start up and take... Continue Reading →
Since the 1960s and 70s, sexual agency has not been the same. Relationships between men and women have altered significantly; with the decline in marriage, the rise of co-habitation, pornography, abortion and what appears also to be a rise in rape, and legal issues around what constitutes rape. This new frontier of sexual ethics is... Continue Reading →
I recorded my first podcast this week with an elderly Hungarian woman that lived through the Nazis, Soviets and the Hungarian Revolution. Fascinating stuff! You can read about Marika Gubasci below: http://www.abc.net.au/sundaynights/stories/s3240772.htm Enjoy! https://m.soundcloud.com/throughtheeyeoftheneedle/podcast-1-marika-gubasci
Photo by Daniel Watson on Pexels.com Throughout my experience working in various dementia-specific units, I have been perplexed as to how some people remember things about me. What they don't remember about me is my name, or where I come from. But they do remember my face and rituals in relating that we go through.... Continue Reading →