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Interview: Mortal Engines Producer Phillipa Boyens on bringing the book to the big screen

December 7, 2018

There’s a lot of hullaballoo surrounding the new film Mortal Engines, most of which can be attributed to those behind the camera rather than in front of it. The film directed by Christian Rivers is his debut, however the production team behind it also consists of Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Phillippa Boyens – the […]

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Interview: Mortal Engines actress Leila George talks working with Hugo Weaving and the incredible practical sets

December 6, 2018

The latest film from the creative genius talent of Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens and directed by Christian Rivers sees the team adapt the Phillip Reeve book series Mortal Engines. Set in the future, and moving slowly out of dystopia, roving cities on wheels must avoid being devoured by much larger “predator cities”. In […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Andrew Phelan “Charlottetown” (2018)

December 6, 2018

For the first time since 2015 Australian born, Vancouver based folk musician Andrew Phelan is returning to Australia with a full band, and a bunch of new songs. We’re pleased to premiere one of those songs, “Charlottetown”, today ahead of it’s offical release tomorrow.  “Charlottetown” is a road song. On the one hand it’s a […]

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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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Comedy Review: Just For Laughs brings Whose Line? legends to the Sydney Opera House

November 23, 2018

It’s remarkable to think that a TV series about improv could last for 30 years. But indeed, Whose Line is it Anyway? (or Whose Line? as it’s often known, and will be referred to as henceforth), has always beaten the odds. Starting as a radio programme on the BBC starting Clive Anderson, Stephen Fry and […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Tasman Keith “Mission Famous” (2018)

November 20, 2018

At the end of last month Tasman Keith dropped his debut EP Mission Famous, proving himself in the process to be one of the most exciting new voices in the Australian hip-hop scene. Now, a month later, we’re excited to be premiering the music video for the EP’s title track, ahead of its official release […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Sugar Jacket “How Many Times” (2018)

November 19, 2018

Melbourne artist Sugar Jacket recently dropped his debut single “How Many Times”, and today we’re excited to exclusively premiere its new music video ahead of its official release tomorrow. The track is filled with something described as “sparkly psychedelic dream pop” (and we feel that’s pretty apt), and the video that’s resulted is equally as […]

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The Songs That Made Me “Need You”: Feather Touch’s Guest Playlist

November 1, 2018

Feather Touch has been making waves of late with his breakout single “The River” (featuring Aeora) and now “Need You”, a pulsating club banger laced with a good dose of future-pop. For this week’s featured guest playlist on the AU, the Sydney-based tropicalyso-disco producer takes us on a journey through his electric tastes that have led […]

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Interview: The Man From Mo’Wax director Matthew Jones reflects on his James Lavelle documentary

November 1, 2018

The Electronic Music Conference kicks off in Sydney next month, and as part of its evening program – EMCPlay – will be a screening of the documentary on Mo’Wax and UNKLE founder James Lavelle, The Man From Mo’Wax. Paris Pompor from Groovescooter is curating the film program of the festival, which will screen at the Surry Hills […]

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Photo Gallery: Darren Middleton + Ashley Naylor + Taylah Carroll – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (26.10.18)

October 29, 2018

The wonderful Darren Middleton was joined over the weekend by Ashley Naylor and Taylah Carroll at the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne. Daniel Hanssen was there and brings us these photos from the night.

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Camp Cope, Cable Ties and Baker Boy top the nominees for 2018 National Live Music Awards

October 2, 2018

Tonight in Sydney, the third annual National Live Music Awards announced the nominees across 55 categories, and revealed the addition of the award’s “Hall of Fame” equivalent, detailing their plans to induct a legendary Australian band as the award’s first “Live Legends”. The band in question will be announced closer to the 6th December event, and will […]

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Australian Music Week Film Festival reveals 2018 lineup featuring Jen Cloher, Mogwai, Curse of Lono, Karnivool & More

September 25, 2018

This year’s Australian Music Week Film Festival has revealed a diverse lineup of feature and short films set to appear as part of the annual event, which takes place on November 10th and 11th at the GU Film House in Cronulla, NSW. Following on from the Australian Music Week industry conference (7-9 Nov), the film festival will feature six feature […]

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The AU Review announces massive unofficial BIGSOUND 10th birthday party with VISIONS

August 22, 2018

Sydney party night VISIONS has announced a massive two stage unofficial BIGSOUND event, presented in partnership with The AU Review as part of our 10th Birthday Celebrations. Set to be held at Brisbane’s iconic Foundry on Friday, September 7th, and sponsored by the event’s official beer partner Batler and US Marketing Agency Planetary, the night will showcase VISIONS’ renowned mix of rising stars on the Australian live scene, alongside a special […]

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