Day: 1 September 2017

Applications for SXSW Music now open through until October

September 1, 2017

Time is here once more, folks. The gates for SXSW Music submissions are now open for another year, with the American music festival and conference inviting musicians from all over the world to enter theirs to be in with a chance of being Austin, Texas-bound next March. Since 1987, SXSW has been providing a large […]

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Single of the Day: Wafia “Bodies” (2017)

September 1, 2017

When is Wafia ever releasing anything other than intensely emotional music? Never, would be the answer. Her XXIX EP firmly established the Brisbane-based artist as one to watch, though in her lyricism and musicality, it was instantly evident that there was much more potential to be tapped into that what we were seeing on surface level (which was […]

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Music Video of the Day: St. Vincent “New York” (2017)

September 1, 2017

Colourful, intense and stylishly quirky, St. Vincent‘s new music video for her latest single, “New York” is as vibrant as some have come to expect. The song is St. Vincent’s first release in two years and has been brought to life by visual artist Alex Da Corte. The video is aesthetically gorgeous to watch, yet the music […]

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Album Review: The Preatures – Girlhood (2017 LP)

September 1, 2017

The Preatures‘ second album Girlhood, follow up to their 2014 debut Blue Planet Eyes, explores matters that affect us as girls in a fun, pop-driven way. Opening track “Girlhood” blasts in without an intro, and makes me want to jump around my bedroom while singing into a hairbrush. If they were intending to make female […]

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Album Review: The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding (2017 LP)

September 1, 2017

The War on Drugs‘ Adam Granduciel has a lot to live up to with latest album, A Deeper Understanding. 2014’s Lost in the Dream received high, widespread acclaim – our review even called it a masterpiece – which means this album is given the unlucky task of upholding or exceeding the hype. A Deeper Understanding […]

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Feature: The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues celebrates 28 years this November – how has it changed?

September 1, 2017

The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues has been a staple of the Australian industry for over two decades now, celebrating its 28th year this November. As a live music event, the festival has grown and developed itself into a feature name on the national calendar considerably and as this year’s program further proves, the line up […]

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Review: Marvel’s Inhumans may be game changing for IMAX, but is it a missed opportunity?

September 1, 2017

At the end of this month, Inhumans, the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe will kick off as a television series on ABC TV in the US – the home of the successful Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series, which will enter its fifth season later this year. Today, Inhumans – the third ABC studios series […]

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Win a double pass to see La Femme Nikita at In The House in Sydney

September 1, 2017

Rediscover a new kind of lethal weapon in Luc Besson’s 1991 classic La Femme Nikita in the next instalment of In The House at Event Cinemas George St, September 8th. Before it spawned a cornucopia of television series knock-offs, the stylized French crime thriller set a new standard for the girl-with-a-gun movie trope. Tickets are […]

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Mozart will be reimagined in sculptural instillation set upon Observatory Hill in Sydney

September 1, 2017

For its 33rd year running, Kaldor Public Art Project is showcasing The Last Resort, a world-premiere installation by internationally celebrated French-Albanian artist Anri Sala. Taking stage on Observatory Hill, the artwork, including free public programs, will run over three weeks from 13 October until 5 November 2017. Anri Sala’s installation is a compromise of sculpture and […]

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