Day: 18 January 2018

Single of the Day: Moonlover “Queen of Sheba” (2018)

January 18, 2018

A fresh single from Melbourne’s Moonlover comes to us this week in the form of “Queen of Sheba”. Another cut from his exciting debut album Thou Shall Be Free (expect it March 2nd), the emphasis of “Queen of Sheba” heavily sits with Moonlover’s (aka Quang Dinh) awesome voice and enticing synths and bass. There’s a lilting romance and airiness […]

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Live Review: Kelela pulls off a brilliant debut of Take Me Apart in Melbourne

January 18, 2018

I’ve loved Kelela‘s music ever since first listening to her Cut 4 Me EP back in 2013 or 2014. Her voice – followed by FKA twigs a few years later – signalled a great resurgence of sultry, rich female driven R&B that now, we’ve seen fully embraced by artists from the US and UK in particular. Where twigs’ […]

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The Importance of Female Led Events in Changing the Status Quo for Women in the Music Industry

January 18, 2018

“It’s another man telling us we can’t fill up the room,” Camp Cope sing on their track “The  Opener”. For women in the music industry, this experience is all too common. Massive festivals like Splendour in the Grass and Falls Festival consistently deliver male dominated lineups, and sexual harassment at these events has become a […]

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Donnarumma, Neon Tetra & more win local support slots for Adelaide’s Clipsal 500 concert series

January 18, 2018

The Adelaide 500 (still known as ‘Clipsal’ to locals) is around the corner, with the likes of Robbie Williams, Cold Chisel and Birds of Tokyo set to perform during the event’s live concert series. Packed down the city’s East End, the series has also been offering local bands the opportunity to cut their teeth on the massive stage at […]

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Win a Blade Runner 2049 prize pack with a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black

January 18, 2018

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a sequel to Blade Runner emerges. The critically acclaimed Blade Runner 2049 stars Harrison Ford, who reprises his iconic role, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, and newcomers Sylvia Hoeks and Ana De Armas. In a world full of bioengineered humans – replicants – created as slaves by the Wallace […]

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Interview: Swinging Safari director Stephan Elliott on finding the truth in his comedy and why he will never work in America again

January 18, 2018

Primarily known for the defining Australian classic Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, writer/director Stephan Elliott is hoping his latest cinematic venture earns similar status and praise.  A labor of love, Swinging Safari is a semi-autobiographical comedy that expresses the trials and tribulations of Elliott’s own childhood through a series of wild montages that highlight the […]

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Win a DVD prize pack that includes The Dinner starring Richard Gere and Steve Coogan

January 18, 2018

Based on the international best-seller by Herman Koch, The Dinner invites us to a chic, exclusive restaurant with two seemingly successful couples, Paul and Claire Lohman (Steve Coogan and Laura Linney) and Paul’s politician brother Stan and his wife Katelyn (Richard Gere and Rebecca Hall). As the evening and each course progresses, their cracks as […]

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Film Review: Sweet Country (Australia, 2018) is Australia’s answer to To Kill A Mockingbird

January 18, 2018

Man on the run. Sweet Country is based on the true, Australian story about a point in history where justice was put on trial. For this reason, it has echoes of To Kill A Mockingbird except that here, Atticus Finch isn’t a lawyer but a preacher played by Sam Neill. The result is a shockingly […]

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No trip to Las Vegas is complete without a little bit of Love

January 18, 2018

In June 2017, one of the most influential and celebrated albums of all time – The Beatles‘ Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band – celebrated its 50th Birthday in the USA. As a self-confessed Beatles obsessive, I took to the skies and headed to the permanent Cirque du Soleil production in Las Vegas, Love, which […]

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The Ultimate Afterparty: Paris Wells promises to turn up the heat at Faux Mo

January 18, 2018

Always offering up the best devilish treats, MONA has once again made us want to flock to Tasmania ASAP, adding an extra flare to its already flourishing summer festival MOFO by announcing a sweeeet line up for it’s official after party- Faux Mo. Occupying MAC2 on Hobart’s waterfront, Faux Mo is the place to be once the […]

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