Day: 14 September 2017

Music Video of the Day: Cults “I Took Your Picture With My Eyes Closed” (2017)

September 14, 2017

Feast your eyes on the latest from Cults in their new music video for their latest slice of captivating indie pop, “I Took Your Picture With My Eyes Closed”.  Directed by Elliott Sellers, the video sees the action take place in New York, specifically Piermont, the location that holds a special space in Cults’ heart – it’s […]

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GROUPLOVE to headline Tassie’s Party in the Paddock in February

September 14, 2017

For its sixth year,  Tasmania’s Party in the Paddock is set to launch a big weekender in February, with the announcement of GROUPLOVE as their headliner. It’s been a while since Australian fans have seen the Los Angeles’ good-time group out on our shores, so this is a great little hint at more dates that may […]

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Interview: Kardajala Kirridara on bringing the sounds of Indigenous NT to a national audience

September 14, 2017

The first BIGSOUND artist we sat down with in Brisbane last week set a brilliant tone for the few days ahead – Kardajala Kirridarra. It’s been a big year for the group from the Marlinja and Elliott communities in the NT; their music has struck a chord throughout the Northern Territory and with the NIMAs and NT […]

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Stranger Things and Marvel madness to hit Supanova Brisbane and Adelaide in November

September 14, 2017

One of the surprise hit TV shows for 2016 the Netflix 80’s infused sci-fi thriller Stranger Things had everybody talking. So when earlier this year Millie Bobby Brown was announced but then unfortunately had to postpone her first ever trip to Australia, fans were pretty devastated. However the Upside Down is going to hit down […]

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Film Review: American Assassin (USA, 2017) doesn’t break convention but it gets the job done

September 14, 2017

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A loose cannon who doesn’t play by the rules, but dammit if he doesn’t get the job done, is recruited by the CIA to assist in taking out some “very bad people who plan on doing some very bad things“… American Assassin is not the type of film […]

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Interview: Australian artist Nicola Scott on finally doing Wonder Woman justice, Black Magick and Oz Comic-Con

September 14, 2017

One thing we can say about Australia and its diverse culture of people is that it will never get boring. So many different characters and so much diversity in everything we do, from our bizarre choices in hobbies, to the work we do in our everyday lives. Some of that work may happen to feel […]

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Film Review: I Am Not Your Negro (USA/France, 2016) is a powerful and evocative look at the Civil Rights Movement

September 14, 2017

America has long been a country divided, afflicted by the separation between white and black men and it still continues to this day. I Am Not Your Negro is a unique documentary that is an analysis of the civil rights movements of the 50’s and 60’s right through to the current Black Lives Matter movement. […]

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Melbourne Fringe Review: Diary of a Power Pussy is a deLightful romp into what it means to be an empowered woman

September 14, 2017

“We’re in church” said one fellow audience member as we walked into the basement theatrette of the Butterfly Club. Rows of recycled pews and framed Elizabethan portraiture sit inside this quirky performance space, but what followed was far from biblical. An hour of clowning, astronaut-themed burlesque and bubble-gum art. Now, that’s the kind of religion […]

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Book Review: Niccolò Ammaniti’s young survivor Anna tackles starvation, gangs & devastating disease in post-apocalyptic Sicily

September 14, 2017

Several years ago, a virus came to Sicily. It stalked the adults, picking them off one by one, until all that remained was handful of children. Struggling to protect her younger brother, Astor, Anna knows her days are numbered. When she reaches adolescence, the disease will come for her too. Falling in with a boy […]

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Brisbane Festival Interview: Zoe Coombs-Marr on her award winning show Trigger Warning

September 14, 2017

A female comedian, dressed as a male comedian, dressed as a silent Gaulier clown trying not to offend anyone. That is the premise of Zoe Coombs Marr’s award-winning show Trigger Warning, and it promises to have you in stitches. After a successful run last year that saw the Australian comedian win a Barry Award, Zoe […]

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A rainbow-coloured pop up bar is coming to the MCA (Sydney)

September 14, 2017

Inspired by the Sydney International Art Series exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean, which kicks off 1st November of this year, the harbourside Museum of Contemporary Art will be curating a special summer bar called Colour Fields for the public as well as private functions. The pop up joins the series of temporary bars which […]

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