Music

Black and White Photo of the Trio "Daughter" looking away

Lamenting Lost Futures through "Youth" by Daughter

Paper
Clara Daniels
31/01/2024
6 minutes to read

Since its release in 2011, the song "Youth" by "Daughter" has taken up a journey of its own, being featured in video games, movies and advertisements over the last decade. How can something described as "hauntingly beautiful" woe the masses?

Måns Zelmerlöw happy after winning ESC in 2015

The Story of Fire Saga: Where Parody Meets the Parodied

Paper
Linsey van Kuijk
10/01/2024
9 minutes to read

The movie 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga' is a fictional story about two artists competing in the Eurovision Song Contest, situating itself at an interesting intersection between fiction and real-life. 

How Andy Warhol anticipated acid house rave culture!

Paper
Wessel Joosten
08/11/2023
12 minutes to read

This paper will explore and analyze how Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable Now has anticipated and influenced Acid House Raves, in particular the ones at the nightclub called Shoom in London. 

K-pop: from local to international

Paper
Gergana Mihaylova
01/09/2023
11 minutes to read

K-Pop is a recent fad that has recently emerged as an apparent cultural phenomenon in Europe and America. That being said, I will analyse how Korean pop expands from local music to international sensation through globalization.