The Music Roundup Week 6: Movies, TV Shows and Video Games with excellent Soundtracks

10 songs on repeat: 1. Run by Joji (2020)- The former YouTube agitator is really starting to come into his own, his soulfully sad Run being the best entry into the singer-songwriters already expansive discography. 2. So.Incredible.pkg by Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats (2020)- Chock full of sharp one-liners, Star Wars references, Curry proves himself as one…

The Music Roundup: Week 5

10 Songs on repeat this week: 1. Soaked by BENEE (2018)- A staple of the modern Australian/New Zealand alternative pop scene, Soaked is a catchy and incredibly well-produced track. 2. Dance by ESG (1983)- If repetition is done well, then it is often brilliant, such as with this dance-punk track from the all-female New York…

The Music Roundup: Week 4

10 tracks on repeat: 1. Oblivion by Grimes (2012)- A catchy, atmospheric and synth-driven number of Grimes gorgeous 2012 LP Visions.  2. Fever by Preoccupations (2016)- There is something joyfully vintage about this song, the Canadian four-piece is creating an 80s sounding post-punk number complete with a killer guitar riff. 3. Meat Grinder by Madvillian (2004)-…

The Music Roundup: Week 3

10 Songs on repeat: 1. The Daily Heavy by Oh Sees (2019)- You know a song is going to be good when the beat is laid down by a squeaky toy, building into a heady and infectious psychedelic rock number. 2. Cumberland Gap by David Rawlings (2017)- Heard at the beginning of the new Guy…

The Music Roundup: Week 2

10 songs on repeat this week:  Good News by Mac Miller (2020)- A emotionally potent track made all the more tragic considering Miller's unfortunate passing in 2018 complete with light production and a show-stopping performance from the rapper Lost in Yesterday by Tame Impala (2020)- Another single off the Australian's forthcoming LP, this song sees Parker…

The Music Roundup: Week 1

Welcome to a brand new series on this blog! Each week, guest author Alex Driscoll will take you through the music scene. From top songs, album reviews and featured articles, this series will delve deep into all forms of music. We hope you enjoy! 10 songs on repeat this week: 1. Lullaby by Low (1994)-…

2019 in Review

This year has been eventful. From Trump to Brexit to the Australia election, political discussion has dominated the media landscape and has resulted in many forgettable moments. Moreover, natural disasters have been ever-present this year, such as the White Island eruption and the Australian bushfires, causing significant harm to local communities. This year has also…