Category Archives: Music

Britney Spears: The Cabaret – February 18, The Reginald

Britney Spears, once a juggernaut of pop music, now has little more than ironic value in many circles. Tell someone that you’re going to see something called Britney Spears: The Cabaret and they’re going to look at you strangely and … Continue reading

Roxette Live 2012 – February 16, Sydney Entertainment Centre

  Roxette are touring the world; they have been for coming on a year now. They sold out the 13,000 seat Sydney Entertainment Centre twice, and a third show was added to their Sydney bill. Yet not everyone “gets” Roxette. … Continue reading

Kylie Minogue returns in All the Lovers: is she a replicant?

It has been written into Australian law that I have to love Kylie Minogue. I have absolutely no say in the matter. There is no point in fighting what is my ultimate destiny: to lay down my life in duty … Continue reading

MGMT’s “Kids”: Nightmares for All

A while back, I got interested in MGMT. They programmed an episode of Rage, and included their own video for “Electric Feel” – both tribal and beautiful. So now they’ve come out with “Kids”, featuring a one minute prologue followed … Continue reading

Don’t Stop Believin’: Farewell, 2008

No one wants to end 2008 on Bedtime Stories! So let’s celebrate the good times, and never stop believin’! Thank you, Petra Haden. As an egg, you taught me more about life than any human ever has. See you all … Continue reading

There’s nothing quite like a light show

In honour of my graduation tomorrow, and the discovery of everything that is good and bad about the internet, I present Rock-afire Explosion‘s “cover” of Arcade Fire’s “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)”: Yeah, uh … yeah. Strangely hypnotic and also, of course, … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Kylie!

Today is Kylie Minogue’s 40th birthday! Kylie is one of Australia’s biggest icon, and also quite big in the UK and in wider Europe. She recently tried once again to crack America, but it looks like it ain’t going to … Continue reading

Joanna Newsom – Sydney Opera House, January 25th 2008

Many, many years ago, in 2004, I was made aware of the most intriguing song: “Peach, Plum, Pear”. Joanna Newsom’s voice on this song was nothing short of intriguing. At the time it was something like masochism. Because my friends … Continue reading

Should we go outside?

Yes, it’s another entry about ads! I wouldn’t mention it, but it combines several of my loves: Joanna Newsom, The Chaser, and balls of wool. Frequently when I go to the movies, I’m being told to visit other states. I’ve … Continue reading

Scissor Sisters – She’s My Man

Welp, Scissor Sisters have released their new video, which in Alex town means it’s time to drop everything and put them up. Oh yeah. What more is there to say apart from the obvious? Ana Matronic is divine. Damned Scissor … Continue reading