Top 10 Moments of 2020!

There will be only one word that comes to mind when people reflect on 2020 in the future. COVID-19. It started being reported in January, and in December the virus was still spreading as rapidly as ever, with no sign of it slowing down in 2021 with vaccines only starting to be produced. Although 2020…

The Music Roundup Week 38: BENEE, Miley Cyrus, YUNGBLUD and much more!

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Floating by Julee Cruise (1989)- Found on the singer's 1989 masterpiece, floating (like most songs on the album) is closely linked to the Twin Peaks TV show. And much like the show, Floating is an enchanting, mysterious and strangely unsettling piece of music. 2. Hurt by Arlo Parks (2020)- A song that puts depression front and…

‘Wrapping up 2020’: Instagram Live Event

Hey!! Tomorrow night (the 15th) from 8-9pm AEST I will be hosting an instagram live event on the @the_levine_lowdown Instagram account! I will be joined by lots of special guests sharing their experience of 2020 😁 Hope to see you all there, and below are some more details and the guests!!! Hope to see you…

The Music Roundup Week 36: Great 2020 EPs!

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. I Troldskog Faren Vild by Ulver (1994)- This Norwegian band is about as genre-defying as they come, working in genres as far-ranging as black metal and synth-pop. However, I am featuring the opener from their 1994 black metal debut Bergtatt, a surprisingly accessible affair that is an excellent place for anyone looking…

The Music Roundup Week 35: Toxicity and Obsession: My Thoughts on ‘Stan’ Culture

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Cold by Father (2015)- Translated from Korean, this artist belongs to a genre known as deathdream, a sound utilised by a small collection of artists on Bandcamp. Combining the worlds of vaporwave and drone, Cold is the opening track to Father's 2015 record White Death (again, translated from Korean), a gorgeous yet hauntingly devastating…

The Music Roundup Week 34: 3 Albums to get You into Experimental Hip-Hop

10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Valleys by Working Men's Club (2020)- The opener to the British band's impressive debut sets the tone for the record well, demonstrating their smooth brand of dance-punk through driving bass, swirling synths and a confident performance from frontman Sydney Minsky-Sargeant.  2. Desire Lines by Deerhunter (2010)- My interest in this…