Day: July 17, 2019

MIFF Set to Showcase 16 Virtual Reality Films This Year

July 17, 2019

Arts House and the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) have announced a new partnership which will aid the production of various films based around untold stories and new technologies, supporting artists, filmmakers and VR experts alike at this year’s festival. While MIFF VR has featured at each festival since 2016, the virtual-reality landscape has never […]

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Film Review: Apollo 11 steps back in time with a journey to the moon

July 17, 2019

Apollo 11 is a documentary that takes you to the moon and back. Literally. This feature-length film comes hot on the tails of First Man and Hidden Figures. It proves that there is still plenty of mileage to be had from this extraordinary, historical feat. This is directed by Todd Douglas Miller who is used […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: The Barren Spinsters “Ten Steps to Cynical Thinking” (2019)

July 17, 2019

We’ve got the exclusive premier of the new album of Barren Spinsters. They are a two-piece, but sound like there’s a few more musicians joining the party. Brendon Houlahan takes up duties on guitars and vocals, with Matt Tennant on drums. They play 70’s rock with their own modern thrashy interperation. These guys are here for a good […]

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Film Review: The Lion King is beautiful to watch but lacks the full roar

July 17, 2019

We all know that Disney reworking its own animated films into “live action” remakes is purely for the box office dollars. Those of us old enough to remember the originals, having seen them in the cinema, and blasting the soundtracks into our subconscious and poring over every bit of dialogue, are all too aware. What […]

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Track of the Day: Bakers Eddy “Can’t Afford It” (2019)

July 17, 2019

Today’s track of the day is from Melbourne-based, but originally from Wellington in NZ, punk rockers Bakers Eddy. The band formed when three high school friends decided they would rather be in a band than skating all the time. Lead singer Ciarann Babbington, drummer Jamie Gordon and bass player Ian Spagnolo got the band started, […]

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Interview: Arno Faraji (AUS) on lessons learned, debut headline tour, and bucketlist gigs

July 17, 2019

Though he’s been on the road the likes of Rejjie Snow and Tkay Maidza, young Australian artist Arno Faraji is yet to head out on his own headline tour. That’s all going to change in a matter of weeks, as the 18 year old rapper and multi-instrumentalist from Perth kicks off a string of performances […]

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How to travel more sustainably: A conversation with activist Sarain Fox

July 17, 2019

Travelling consciously and ethically is not really an option if you’re aware of what’s happening around the world; it’s a necessity. While ‘sustainable travel’ has been a word on the lips of everyone throughout the travel industry over the past two to three years, it would be a huge error to see such a notion […]

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Photo Gallery: Bello Winter Music – Bellingen, NSW (12-14.07.19)

July 17, 2019

The Bello Winter Music festival wrapped up on Sunday night, and what a successful event it was yet again. It was difficult to isolate particular highlights, but special mention must go to Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo. It was like going on a trip back in time, with the beautiful vintage dresses and soulful voice […]

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Sydney Contemporary announce Opening Night, Performance Contemporary, and Kid Contemporary programs – as well as something new!

July 17, 2019

One of the most celebrated art events on Sydney’s cultural calendar, international art fair Sydney Contemporary has this year announced a new curated strain, running alongside their much anticipated Opening Night, Performance Contemporary, and Kid Contemporary programs. New program NEXT will focus on cutting edge contemporary art, produced by emerging artists under the age of […]

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