Day: 11 March 2018

Sampa the Great wins 2018 Australian Music Prize

March 11, 2018

Hip hop artist Sampa the Great has won the Australian Music Prize for 2018 for her debut album Birds and the BEE9, making her the thirteenth annual winner of this prize. The Zambian-born Sydney based rapper has beaten out 8 other competitors to take home the prize, securing a place among some of Australia’s best talent as […]

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Why Elon Musk really wants to go to Mars, and nine other things we learned at his SXSW Q&A

March 11, 2018

Announced last night, not long after his surprise appearance at the Westworld panel, the hero of the tech world, the man responsible for Tesla and SpaceX and his own voice on South Park (a rare claim to fame if there ever was one), Elon Musk packed the ACL Moody Theatre at SXSW today for a […]

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SXSW First impressions: Blockers (USA, 2018) is a surprisingly smart, often hilarious teen sex comedy that flips gender stereotypes

March 11, 2018

When Blockers was first announced, I met the concept with sceptism: three teenage girls (including Australia’s own Geraldine Viswanathan) agree to a “sex pact” for their Prom night. Friends since the first day of school, they’re all going to attempt to lose their virginity on the same night. However, their parents (John Cena, Leslie Mann […]

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The world premiere of Blockers headlines SXSW Day Two, plus pop ups for The Terror, Westworld and more!

March 11, 2018

It’s day two of SXSW in Austin, Texas – and with the Westworld Pop-Up event taking place just outside of town and getting everyone talking, here’s a look at a few of the other highlights from the day (since, sadly, we weren’t able to get tickets to Westworld ourselves; tickets went out the door in […]

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SXSW Interview: Stars Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson & Director Bart Layton talk American Animals

March 11, 2018

At its SXSW premiere last night, we caught up with stars Blake Jenner and Jared Abrahamson, as well as Director Bart Layton to chat about their acclaimed new film American Animals. Read our review of the film HERE. The film is released in the US on 1st June 2018. ———- This content has recently been ported from […]

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Aussies Abroad: Our Golden Friend announce showcases in NYC and at SXSW

March 11, 2018

Our Golden Friend have emerged as one of Melbourne’s premiere artist management companies and with SXSW off an running, the music festival has provided the perfect platform for the company to show off their talented roster. Bringing Jade Imagine, RVG, Totally Mild and Jess Ribeiro to Texas, Our Golden Friend will be hosting a must-attend party at the Australia […]

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