Day: November 30, 2018

Live Review: Alex The Astronaut + Hachiku – The Factory Theatre, Marrickville (29.11.18)

November 30, 2018

Alex The Astronaut has definitely been kicking a few goals the past couple of years. From moving back to Australia, to releasing both of her EPs, to gracing the higher echelons of The Hottest 100, she has been flat chat. And in amongst all these feats, she’s still found the time to tour religiously and […]

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Photo Gallery: 2018 ARIA Awards Red Carpet – Star Event Centre, Sydney (28.11.18)

November 30, 2018

Nathan Atkins takes us onto the exclusive red carpet of the 2018 ARIA Awards in Sydney to see the likes of Cub Sport, Peking Duk, Amy Shark, a surprise appearance by Bob Geldof and many more.

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Interview: Sam Bentley from The Paper Kites talks Twilight at Taronga and the surprise rebirth of “Bloom”

November 30, 2018

We recently caught up with Sam Bentley from The Paper Kites to chat about their recently announced 2019 Australian tour and their appearance as part of the Twilight at Taronga series. Also on the agenda was their new releases from this year: On The Train Ride Home and On The Corner Where You Live.  2018 has been an incredible year for […]

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Track of the Day: Ribs “Bad Coffee” (2018)

November 30, 2018

Ribs is the immersive, heartfelt musical project of award-winning Perth artist Georgina Cramond. “Bad Coffee” is her highly anticipated debut single which was officially launched with a gig at The Bird last night. 2018 has been a huge year for Ribs, winning Best Newcomer at the Performing Arts WA Awards, for her solo music and […]

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Film Review: Creed II (USA, 2018) may not touch gloves with its predecessor, but it still packs a mighty punch

November 30, 2018

If there’s one franchise that I am utterly surprised that it is still ongoing at this point, it is the franchise of Rocky Balboa by Sylvester Stallone. Proving you can’t keep a fighter down (or you can’t stop beating a dead horse), writer/director Ryan Coogler came up with the idea to reinvigorate the franchise without […]

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Photo Gallery: Bloc Party + Haiku Hands – Hordern Pavillion, Sydney (29.11.18)

November 30, 2018

Bloc Party hit the Hordern Pavillion last night and it was a massive party. The crowd celebrating the band playing their classic album Silent Alarm in it’s entirety. They even played ‘Little Thoughts’, which was a bonus track on the UK re-release. Photos by Bruce Baker.

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Book Review: Andrew Miller’s Now We Shall Be Entirely Free is a well-researched piece of literary historical fiction that, sadly, just misses the mark

November 30, 2018

On a stormy night in 1809, Captain John Lacroix returns home from a disastrous campaign on the Continent. Shaken by the events he witnessed in a little Spanish village while his army retreated, he cannot bring himself to report back to his regiment when the call comes. Instead, he deserts, making his way to the […]

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