Youtube Reco’s: Polyphonic

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.

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Music Reviews: Greta Van Fleet, Disturbed, Kurt Vile

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 →

Podcast Reco’s: Your Favourite Band Sucks

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 →

Some thoughts on Christian music

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 →

Singing Scripture

“This knitting of song into our bodies is why memorization of Scripture through song is often so effective. Song soaks into the very core of our being, which is why music is an important constitutive element of our identity.” James K. A.  Smith

My Favourite Albums of 2017

2017 is weeks away from ending. Here are my favourite albums of the year (in no particular order). Please let me know what yours are! Queens of the Stone Age, Villains The lead single of Queens' new album Villains was 'The Way You Used To Do', a funky number with plenty of swagger. Although upbeat, it was kind of forgetful,... Continue Reading →

Prophets of Rage, QOTSA

Prophets of Rage, Prophets of Rage After several reunion shows in the late noughties, Rage Against the Machine went back into hibernation. Fans held their breath for new material but RATM were not to continue beyond their 3 amazing albums (and fun covers album, Renegades). The three remaining members in Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and... Continue Reading →

When KoЯn was Peachy

1998. The Spice Girls were still a thing. We were beginning to see the emergence of boy bands such as Five and The Backstreet Boys. Britney Spears was on the horizon. My 10-year-old self owned a few albums at that time; namely, Aqua's Aquarium and The Spice Girls' album Spiceworld. (Spiceworld was the first album... Continue Reading →

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