Day: July 3, 2019

Hotel Review: Mantra Collins Hotel sits at the heart of the best of Hobart

July 3, 2019

Built into an unassuming front, situated in the heart of Hobart and boasting water views from many of its rooms, the Mantra Collins Hotel delivers everything one may want from a visit to Tasmania’s capital. The rooms themselves boast a contemporary design with a touch of luxury, and a taste of the practical, with a […]

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The Collectionist Review: Newtown’s funky high-concept hotel

July 3, 2019

Name any city around the world and you’re bound to find a cluster of its best hotels lying around the central business district or the bucketlist landmarks. Very few tend to play outside of these invisible borders, and when they do, they’re often of the “you get what you pay for” compromise. For visitors, this […]

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Track of the Day: Belle & Sebastian “Sister Buddha” (2019)

July 3, 2019

Scottish indie darlings Belle & Sebastian are busy working on the original soundtrack for upcoming Brit film Days of the Bagnold Summer, and have given us the first taste of what that project will sound like with lead single “Sister Buddha”. Glowing, summer-ready pop rock seems to be the direction if this gorgeous tune is […]

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Track by Track: Joan Banoit takes us through their debut album, Clerical

July 3, 2019

Joan Banoit (otherwise known as former choirboy Julian Bright) recently dropped their debut album Clerical, and it’s an absolutely stellar collection of tracks from the rising electronic artist. Working with producer Artefact and mixer Stu Hunter, Clerical is the result of three years experimentation, development, and hard graft. It’s unlike anything else you’ll hear this […]

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Theatre Review: After a night with Ruby Slippers and co, I LOVE GAY – and you will too!

July 3, 2019

Commander Ruby Slippers and her band of queer warriors are here and they’re ready to slay! Featuring acts from across Australia, I LOVE GAY is a cabaret style celebration of all the colours of the LGBTQ+ rainbow, and it’s damn near impossible not to get swept away in the fun. Produced by Slippers and Brisbane’s […]

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Disneyland’s new adventures in Batuu go far, far beyond the Star Wars Ride

July 3, 2019

If you haven’t heard about the new addition to California’s Disneyland, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, by now, it’s likely you have been living under a space rock. The level of hype about the new attraction – which as we pointed out when it opened was just one single ride – has been the highest I’ve […]

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