Day: 2 February 2018

Interview: Weezer’s Pat Wilson talks Pacific Daydream, loving Perth (Adelaide, not so much) & more

February 2, 2018

While in Sydney last week with the Foo Fighters, Weezer drummer Pat Wilson took some time out to hang with us and catch us up on everything Pacific Daydream, and where the new album has taken the beloved US band since. With their music always maintaining a distinctly Californian sound, Wilson weighs in on this otherwise classic Weezer element, “I’m proud […]

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Music Video of the Day: Petit Biscuit ft. Lido “Problems” (2018)

February 2, 2018

Young Petit Biscuit has already been making waves out in Australia, with the release of his debut album Presence landing solid triple j play last year, not to mention tastemakers around the country also picking up on the French artist’s output like moths to a flame. This week saw the release of his new music video for […]

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Friday Fresh Five #011: Pink Matter, Sophiegrophy, Elle Watson

February 2, 2018

Thats right, we’re bringing back the Friday Fresh Five to let you in on the best emerging talent across Australia and the World. Pink Matter (Brisbane) Pink Matter are a all girl four-piece from Brisbane who are taking the local scene by storm. Their effortlessly cool neo-soul sound is refreshingly original; the girls are best […]

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Nominations for this year’s Australian Jazz Bell Awards opening on February 1st

February 2, 2018

Nominations for this year’s Australian Jazz Bell Awards are open for the awards’ 16th year. Over seven categories, the best jazz records, ensembles and artists of the last 12 months will be recognised; the 2017 awards saw the likes of Stu Hunter and Andrea Keller win, while Ted Vining and Harry Mitchell earned a Hall of Famer and Young Australian Jazz […]

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Festival Destinations #001: (Road To) Ultra Festival – February 2018

February 2, 2018

Though this year is just getting started, festivals all over the place (including Australia) are beginning to unveil their line ups for respective summer and in some cases, winter, seasons. We’ll be taking a look at some of the heavy hitters coming up – across the board, these are some festivals bound to have people […]

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There is a ton of DLC for Far Cry 5 on the way

February 2, 2018

Ubisoft have unveiled their DLC roadmap for upcoming survival shooter Far Cry 5 with three complete self contained expansions and an HD version of Far Cry 3 for current-gen consoles.

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is stepping down

February 2, 2018

Sony Corporation CEO and giddy PlayStation fanboy Kaz Hirai is stepping down from his role as of April 1 according to a release on the official Sony newswire.

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Overwatch Year of the Dog event begins next week

February 2, 2018

Overwatch‘s Lunar New Year event returns next week according to an announcement from the game’s official Twitter account. The seasonal event begins on February 9 in Australia.

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Film Review: Phantom Thread (USA, 2017) is a romantic comedy disguised as a period drama

February 2, 2018

I must be a really bad film critic since I have realised another error of my ways. After other mistakes, like never seeing a Agnes Varda film before until Faces Places, here’s another I must confess and rectify: I have never seen any of the works of Daniel Day-Lewis. Considered to be the best actor […]

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Games Review: Final Fantasy Dissidia NT (PS4, 2018): Fight for your Right

February 2, 2018

The premise of Final Fantasy‘s Dissidia spin-offs is one we’ve all seen before – the heroes and villains of World A get transported to World B for some wild, yet justifiable reason, and are then thrust into a battle for their lives and the fate of the world. It’s no different here, with Dissidia NT […]

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Film Review: Den of Thieves (USA, 2018) is a competent homage to Michael Mann’s epic heist saga Heat

February 2, 2018

Heist films are a dime-a-dozen these days. They’re the ones that fit the “put people on a mission” genre, starring a well known ensemble cast, who have been given an exciting plot where cast chemistry, filmmaking chops and fun storytelling mix together to make an entertaining night out for cinemagoers. If you think of the […]

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Jeremy Renner, Catherine Tate and more to head to Armageddon Expo Wellington in NZ

February 2, 2018

Here at The Iris we’re quite fond of attending pop culture and comic conventions. We’ve been regularly covering Australian events for the last few years now. However this year we’re setting our sights on events abroad and looking to check out what our international compatriots have to offer. Across the ditch our New Zealand neighbours […]

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5 Arts Events Not To Miss In Australia This Month (February 2018)

February 2, 2018

Omg its February already, HOW DID THIS HAPPEN! Never fear, the new year may be well and truly under way, but this month theres a treasure trove of events happening across the country to soothe your anxiety levels. From the Adelaide Fringe Festival, to award winning musaicals like MAMMA MIA! and even an opera filled […]

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