Day: 25 March 2016

Day Two of Bluesfest 2016 was all about powerful songwriting with City and Colour, The National, and more

March 25, 2016

The energy was different in the air for Day Two of the 27th annual Bluesfest; compared to the festival’s first night, the crowd was much more relaxed, more in-line with a traditional Bluesfest audience, arguably because those who were only there to see Kendrick Lamar on the Thursday hadn’t returned for more. That or everyone […]

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Maids hitting the road with “Girl Power” this April!

March 25, 2016

Newcastle rock band Maids have dropped a new power pop anthem in “Girl Power” and are gearing up for one hell of an east coast tour to celebrate! The tune, as the title may suggest, aims at highlighting the sleaziness of men club environments; according to drummer and vocalist Sean Cook, “It’s a story about a girl rejecting […]

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Music Video of the Day: Hedge Fund “Summer’s Getting Shorter” (2016)

March 25, 2016

“Summer’s Getting Shorter”, the latest tune from Hedge Fund, now has a music video and it continues to follow the band’s penchant for producing some intriguing, quirky clips to gather the attention of their audience. Co-directed by the band’s frontman William Colvin and cinematographer Tyson Perkins, “Summer’s Getting Shorter” is one to spend your time with, for sure. […]

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Lollapalooza names its full line up for Chicago, headlined by Radiohead and the Red Hot Chili Peppers!

March 25, 2016

Lollapalooza has brought the noise once more with its 2016 line up, bringing a massive round of artists through to Grant Park in Chicago this July. For the festival’s flagship event, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining the four day event. Over 170 artists have been announced, representing some of the best popular […]

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Single of the Day: Polish Club “My House” (2016)

March 25, 2016

Polish Club remain one of our favourite new Sydney bands and to see them drop this tasty little morsel of a song today, we couldn’t think of a better way to enter a long weekend! The duo’s new single, “My House”, is rollicking, hits hard and is a great indicator of what’s to come from the […]

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Mirador Records celebrating 4 years with birthday event featuring Mansionair and Luke Million!

March 25, 2016

Independent record label Mirador Records is celebrating four years in the game with birthday bash you’re gonna want to be at. Taking over Queen’s Theatre in Adelaide on May 27th, the Mirador crew will be hosting live sets from Mansionair and Luke Million, as well as performances by Problems and World Wild. With DJ sets from Mirador faves and local artists […]

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The State of Affairs (25th Mar 2016): Music Consumption On The Rise But Not Revenue, Australian Musicians Head Abroad, and a 4 Day Weekend For All.

March 25, 2016

This week in the music industry America lays out its financial achievements for 2015 showing a rise in the consumption in music while revenue falls behind and the Australia Council exports Australia’s brightest creatives, and we all chill out for the Easter weekend. Music Consumption Skyrockets But Revenue Falls Behind Tuesday this week the Recording Industry Association […]

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Jonah Hill and Miles Teller become arms-dealers in War Dogs trailer

March 25, 2016

Military-industrial comedy War Dogs has its first trailer. The film, based on a true story, will see Jonah Hill and Miles Teller take on the role of two friends who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts during the Iraq war. Check out the trailer below: War Dogs […]

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Get a first look at Luc Besson’s next sci-fi epic, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

March 25, 2016

Luc Besson’s has revealed new details and a first look at his upcoming sci-fi film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets in a new interview over at Entertainment Weekly.  Based on French comic Valerian and Laureline, the film stars Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, John Goodman, Ethan Hawke and Rihanna. As part of the […]

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Emily Browning to play Laura Moon in upcoming American Gods series

March 25, 2016

Starz’s upcoming series, the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel American Gods has casted Sucker Punch actress Emily Browning as Laura Moon. Emily Browning will play Shadow Moon’s wife, Laura Moon, who has been preparing for her husband’s pending prison release, which will be played alongside actor Ricky Whittle who has been set to play […]

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Interview: Ripper Street star Matthew MacFadyen talks about what to expect in Season 4

March 25, 2016

When the BBC first commissioned the series Ripper Street it began as a crime drama procedural set in 1889 in Whitechapel, the infamous burrough that Jack The Ripper haunted. Investigating a range of crimes are Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew MacFadyen), Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn) and Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg). After two […]

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Let Will Arnett’s LEGO Batman tell you about his new movie

March 25, 2016

Hot off the release of the more serious-looking Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the first teaser trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie is here. There’s a few callbacks to the characters first appearance in The LEGO Movie but on the whole it looks like its own hilarious thing. Check it out below: The LEGO Batman Movie […]

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Bridget Jones Baby gets its first trailer

March 25, 2016

Potentially the crest of a wave early-2000s franchise revivals, Bridget Jones’s Baby got its first trailer today. Renée Zellweger returns as titular character and it looks like its going to be a pretty-fun nostalgia trip for fans. Colin Firth is also set to reprise his role. Check out the trailer below: Bridget Jone’s Baby is releasing in Australian cinemas on September […]

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SXSW Interview: John Lee on Directing Pee-wee’s Big Holiday

March 25, 2016

Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, released on March 18 on Netflix, stars Paul Reuben’s Pee-Wee Herman alongside Joe Meganiello as himself in an adventure written by Reubens and Paul Rust. The Iris caught up with director John Lee (Wonder Showzen, Inside Amy Schumer, The Heart, and She Holler) at SXSW to talk about the challenges of re-imagining such a well-known and […]

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SXSW Interview: Jessica Pohly and Alia Shawkat talk Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

March 25, 2016

Pee-Wee Herman returned to the big (and small) screen last week with the Netflix debut of Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday. At SXSW, we caught up with stars Jessica Pohly and Alia Shawkat to talk butt pads, bank robberies and their role in the Pee-Wee revival. Well, congratulations on the film. I’m curious as to when you first received […]

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