Day: April 5, 2019

Track of the Day: Sal & The Mandas “Smash Repairs” (2019)

April 5, 2019

“Smash Repairs” is the swaggering debut single from Sydney newcomers Sal & the Mandas. The track, which explores themes of mental health and recovery with humour and wit, is a strong opening salvo from a band fresh onto the scene.  Influenced by the likes of Queens of the Stone Age and The White Stripes, the […]

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The five most pleasant surprises on the Splendour in the Grass lineup

April 5, 2019

Splendour in the Grass dominated music news this week with the unveil of their 2019 line-up, which is headlined by millennial hip hop heroes Chance the Rapper and Childish Gambino, as well as world-conquering Aussies Tame Impala and Top Dawg Entertainment crooner SZA. Not just on-trend, it’s exciting as hell. But as always, Splendour is […]

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Van Duren’s Guide to Memphis, Tennessee

April 5, 2019

Currently doing the film festival rounds – with its Australian premiere happening at the Gold Coast Film Festival on Monday – is Waiting: The Van Duren Story, from first time Australian directors Greg Carey and Wade Jackson. The film documents the life of Memphis based songwriter Van Duren, a much loved artist by those in […]

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