The very much long overdue 2019 mixtape. Based on my Top 19 Tracks of 2019
It was another new beginning. A new place in a familiar setting. And I was too excited to go through it all.
After 20 years of waiting, I finally saw Travis!
This was taken from our first ever gig in Bandung. We passed the audition and played three cover songs: The Killers’ “Somebody Told Me”, Junior Senior’s “Move Your Feet”, and Joy Division’s “Transmission”. The Killers and Joy Division were obviously famous, but little did I know that an obscure electronic band from Denmark like Junior …
When I said 1994 was a defining year, 1993 was the year when it all started.
I went to see Aladdin last month and it took me way back to the original Disney’s Aladdin released 27 years ago. Oh dear, most of Instagram hipsters hadn’t even been born yet. Aladdin was my favorite Disney’s movie throughout my entire childhood and it gave me a whole new perspective on the exoticism of …
This playlist particularly celebrates the rise of female singers in the early 1990s. From the 8-octave range rising star Mariah Carey, cheerleader/choreographer-turned singer Paula Abdul, Australian heartthrob Kylie Minogue to the one-hit wonders Shanice and Crystal Waters. And don’t forget the Mancunian Lisa Stansfield! After the success of her debut album “Affection” in 1989, Stansfield …
From Northern Soul to Manchester seemed like a place to be if you were a (pop) music enthusiast in the 1990s.
Back in the days when RCTI was the only private television station and “Roket” was the most anticipated TV show on weekend.
The 1990s was when my musical taste reached its peak.