Day: June 25, 2019

Book Review: #MeToo: Stories from the Australian Movement is a strong anthology from a diverse choir of voices

June 25, 2019

In October 2017 when the hashtag #MeToo went viral, a lot of the popularity was chalked up to some rich, white celebrities speaking out. What these media reports failed to acknowledge however was that the movement’s true founder was Tarana Burke. This new anthology, #MeToo: Stories from the Australian Movement, is broadens #MeToo’s scope, whilst […]

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Two Door Cinema Club (UK) on False Alarm, the band’s longevity and festivals around the world

June 25, 2019

This three-piece indie-rock band hailing from Northern Ireland has been a driving force in the music world since their formation in 2007. Their songs, such as “What You Know” and “Something Good Can Work”, have defined over a decade of the UK indie scene, and their latest album False Alarm is no exception. Two Door Cinema Club is […]

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Interview: NOS4A2 stars Ashleigh Cummings and Zachary Quinto on why good horror wins you over with compassion

June 25, 2019

The new AMC supernatural horror series NO4SA2, based on the novel of the same name by Joe Hill (fun fact: he’s Stephen King’s son!), is streaming now on Amazon Prime Video. Starring Australia’s Ashleigh Cummings and Zachary Quinto (Heroes, Star Trek), the show is about “Vic McQueen (Cummings), a gifted young woman who discovers she […]

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Melbourne band Sunnyside and five other acts to see at Fuji Rock 2019

June 25, 2019

You know Sunnyside, right? The Melbourne six-piece that bring all kinds of funk and jazz wherever they go, slithering through the pits of sweaty nightclubs and steamy jazz clubs with misshaped textures and hypnotic time signatures. Yeah, those are the guys. And they’re about to make their exciting debut in Japan, heading on over to […]

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Track of the Day: Maundz Feat. Remi “Red Velvet” (2019)

June 25, 2019

Melbourne emcee Maundz is taking zero prisoners on new track “Red Velvet”, bringing fellow local Remi along for a smooth lesson in swift, punchy lyricism. Benefitting from two vastly different deliveries, Maundz’s energetic and Remi’s infectiously laid back, “Red Velvet” makes the most of this retro production from Perth’s Rob Shaker. It serves as the […]

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20 years on, South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut remains one of the best movie musicals and as timely as ever

June 25, 2019

This week, the big screen adaptation of South Park, South Park: Bigger Longer and Uncut, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Debuting at the end of June 1999, the film was amongst the most controversial of a year filled with controversial but successful, MPAA R-Rated films. You had The Matrix, which had been an international hit months […]

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Father John Misty plays two new tracks in New York City with Jason Isbell

June 25, 2019

Last week, Father John Misty headlined the Celebrate Brooklyn stage in New York City, accompanied by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – who he’s on a co-headline tour with at the moment – and Jade Bird. It’s the 41st year that Celebrate Brooklyn has been held, with a mix of free and paid gigs […]

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