Posts tagged music
CDs to MP3s; Turkish Pop to Tinnitus

I find the Turkish language so beautiful, and when it is sung it becomes even more so. It didn’t hurt that I had crushes on most of the popular female Turkish pop singers back in the 1980s either...

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The Faces and Places of Past Perú

We left the taxis that were everywhere, and we left the skyscrapers that gave the most incredible views of the vast city. We left the live music in the park where you could dance with other couples, smiling and laughing, not caring that you were stepping on your partner's feet...

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Expat Brat

If you look up the term ‘expat brat’ on Urban Dictionary, and you will find ‘spoilt’, ‘arrogant’ and ‘elite’ thrown in the description. I don’t even enjoy being labelled an ‘expat’, let alone a ‘brat’...

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I Am Australian

I loved that 'the girls part' of the song meant we got to climb over the lyrics and sing a higher harmony while the boys peeled the words apart down low. I adored the imagery of the orange sands, the big billowing ships and the cracked, wizened trees...

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The Metro By Berlin

I listen to The Metro and I think of how guilty I felt buying Hitler era stamps in a small shop in Vienna’s Mitt Banhoff subway station arcade and how I had to use those auto stamp machines to get to the train... 

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Our Newest Theme

Welcome to our newest theme!

What is it about music? From school chants to drunken orientation medleys, from brightly coloured karaoke boxes to mp3's on smartphones in the metro, from local vinyl stores to music lessons with wizened instructors - it plays a part in all of our lives in some wonderful way or another. 

Is music the great unifier? Stay tuned for our articles this month and let us know!

Enjoy!

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Ava Senaratne
Editor-In-Chief
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)

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ANAM

Pakistan has been flagged by the Australian government as a "terrorist country" and yet I consider it home...

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