AustralianSana & Kpopalypse – Episode 6: the BTS Saudi Arabian concert in detail

At the suggestion of readers, the AustralianSana & Kpopalypse series is now a podcast!  Listen to the first one here!

Links and websites referenced:

1:43 – article in LGTBQ Nation: “Saudi Arabia beheaded 5 men ‘proven’ to be gay under torture

2:38 – previous episode of this series which in part discusses the Saudi Arabian concert

2:55 – Twitter thread showing Tweet from Turki Al-Sheikh, the chairman of the GEA, a Saudi Arabian government body, inviting BTS to perform

9:30 – Twitter blocklist created by BTS fans so Saudi Arabian fans can “enjoy the concert without interference”

Further reading selected by AustralianSana:

The main BTS apologist Twitter thread that claims it is not a government-sponsored event

A very “passionate” debunking of the main BTS apologist Twitter thread

Article from Seoulbeats: “K-pop and Saudi Arabia – What Lies Beneath

Article from Bloomberg: “Saudi Arabia is using Instagram influencers to improve its image

Enjoy, caonimas!

Kpopalypse’s music theory class for dumbass k-pop fans: part 7 – timbre, natural and synthesised

It’s time for another episode of Kpopalypse’s music theory class, for curious caonimas interested in musical things!  This time, Kpopalypse takes a look at timbre!  This post isn’t going to cover much music reading and notation like the last few posts have done.  This is a post about sound on a more scientific level, so there’s going to be lots of science in this post.  I hope you’re ready for lots of science!

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