Category: Music

Requiem for the Adelaide club scene circa 2006.

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I originally wrote this article in 2006 for Tranzfusion (now threedworld.com.au) when the Adelaide club scene was going through considerable turmoil and was losing ground to a re-emerging rock scene. It managed to stir some controversy when it was first published, and since I now have a shiny new blog to call my own, I thought it might be worth transposing this over. Some things in the article have changed, but from my (now, admittedly outsider) perspective, much has remained the same…

Something is amiss in the dance music world.

While innovation and invention have been crucial to civilisation as we know it (without it, the combustion engine, microprocessors or house music would never have been conceived and you wouldnt be reading this column), the creativity and imagination that were once its foundations has been usurped by anathema.

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