Day: 30 May 2014

Photo Tour Diary: DUNE RATS travel to Singapore!

May 30, 2014

DUNE RATS are releasing their debut record this Sunday, “Dune 1st”. Excellent. They’ve been touring all around Asia to celebrate it – before heading home to tour Australia. Well, they’re home now and want you to know all about their Asian adventures. Here’s a glimpse at life on the road with the Dunies when they […]

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Industry Interview Feature: David Lowe of Uberpong (Austin, TX)

May 30, 2014

While at SXSW earlier in the year, I had the opportunity to sit down with David Lowe, the founder of the company Uberpong, based out of Austin, Texas. The company has a fairly simple premise: personalise the experience of ping pong / table tennis through custom paddles. We talk about how his business has taken […]

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We review 15 Australian bands at Canadian Music Week 2014 in Toronto! Part Two: From Lili Kendall to Mia Dyson.

May 30, 2014

Following on from my overview of Toronto’s CMW for 2014, a review of Broods and a bunch of interviews, photo galleries and tour diaries, it’s finally time to get to more of the Australian music at the event. But honestly, I saw too much great Australian music in too little time. Out of the 26 […]

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The five best moments from Taboo Week on SBS 2’s The Feed.

May 30, 2014

With taboo week now at an end, The Iris looks back on five stories that really caught our attention during the week. As is typical with The Feed itself, some stories are serious, others are more fun – but everything is informative in its own way: 5. Fat pride: The growing movement of people looking […]

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TV Review: The Feed – Season 2, Episode 66 (Taboo Week) – 29th May 2014 (SBS2, Australia)

May 30, 2014

It’s been an incredible and thought provoking Taboo Week on The Feed, and episode four certainly didn’t disappoint. In addition to the headlining stories, the team also touched on the leggings-as-pants phenomenon (no, it’s not okay), iPhones being hacked and remotely held of ransom, and Christopher Pyne wanting to posthumously tax the population. For those […]

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Win a double pass to see The Possibilities are Endless at the Sydney Film Festival!

May 30, 2014

The Possibilities Are Endless is an innovative interpretation of Edwyn Collins’ life-changing experience and is a film not to be missed. The former lead singer of Orange Juice, Collins is a celebrated indie singer-songwriter known for his ’80s and ’90s hits ‘Rip It Up’ and ‘A Girl Like You’. After suffering a stroke, the only words […]

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