Day: 28 August 2015

Stumbled Upon #073 – Sasha McVeigh (Nashville, USA)

August 28, 2015

In our 73rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet the adorable and charming Sasha McVeigh from Nashville (by way of the UK), and chat about being a British country singer in the USA, Dolly Parton to Elvis and get a sneak peak at her latest track ‘Someone To Break My Heart’. Musician: Sasha McVeigh Website […]

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Adelaide's Horror My Friend sign with Poison City Records as they tour their new single "Stay In"

August 28, 2015

One of our favourite Adelaide groups, Horror My Friend, have announced they’ve signed with Poison City Records, who will release their long awaited debut album Stay In, Do Nothing, in January 2016. This is the Melbourne based label who bring us the likes of The Smith Street Band, Clowns & The Bennies – so the […]

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Wollongong artist Kay Proudlove releases single "Good Soil" to raise funds for Daffodil Day 2015

August 28, 2015

After completing a ‘song a day’ writing project last year, Wollongong artist Kay Proudlove was left with an array of tunes with various themes. Some of the songs have morphed into potential album tracks for Kay’s next release, whereas others such as “Good Soil” have been found to have other uses. Written around this time […]

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Music Video of the Day: Girl Band "Paul" (2015)

August 28, 2015

One of our discoveries at The Great Escape earlier this year, Dublin buzz group Girl Band recently released an excellent video for their latest single “Paul”. Taken from their soon-to-be-released debut album Holding Hands With Jamie, the video was directed by Bob Gallagher, who explains the idea behind the video after the jump. “The idea […]

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CATCH A RIDE (to the cinema)! Borderlands is getting a movie adaptation

August 28, 2015

Variety reports that Lionsgate are developing a film based on Gearbox’s popular first person shooter series Borderlands with Marvel producers Avi and Ari Arad.

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AMC’s The Walking Dead plan special ‘Zombies on a Plane’ stand-alone story

August 28, 2015

Already details are starting to emerge for the second season of Fear the Walking Dead, and AMC have just dropped a huge announcement to Entertainment Weekly about their lead-up plans. The network and the world of The Walking Dead will produce a 30-minute special episode (likely split into chapters) which tracks a walker outbreak on […]

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Film Review: Ricki and the Flash (USA, 2015)

August 28, 2015

Usually when imagining a career in rock n’ roll and a band called “Ricki And The Flash” you wouldn’t imagine it to involve a handful of old timers in a shabby Californian bar with a 60 something year old lead lady whose only ever record produced is stored in her ex-husband’s rubbermaid. And yet, this […]

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Film Review: Holding The Man (Australia, 2015)

August 28, 2015

In the mid-90’s, Timothy Conigrave published his bestselling memoir, titled Holding the Man, 10 days before his death. It was a story so intimate and full of warmth that it continued to resonate with Australian audiences over the years. Tommy Murphy adapated it into an award-winning stage production in 2006, and now Director Neil Armfield […]

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The Week’s DVD Release Picks: A Fitting Farewell to Paul Walker

August 28, 2015

A franchise delivers a fitting farewell to its star in this week’s DVD releases.

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