Day: 25 March 2018

What is Sunaana? The new U.S. festival with big ambitions

March 25, 2018

Consider the size and scope of a “discovery” focused destination event like Iceland Airwaves. The reputable decades-old showcase festival has grown to such an extent that it now spreads not just through, but beyond Reykjavik and has become not only a platform for rising talent in live music, but also a way to highlight the […]

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SXSW Interview: CALMLY discuss their first trip to Austin, new music and that name change

March 25, 2018

WA’s¬†CALMLY have been touring and introducing themselves to a wider international audiences over the last year – we last saw them at Singapore’s Music Matters conference and now, we were lucky to catch these talented ladies performing at SXSW. Larry caught up with the band on ground in Austin to see how their American jaunt […]

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Exclusive: Dermot Kennedy sits down with the AU ahead of his debut visit to Australia

March 25, 2018

While at SXSW earlier this month, I had the chance to sit down with Dublin musician Dermot Kennedy, just before he hit the stage at the Vevo House. We talk about his latest music, his time in Austin and about his highly anticipated debut visit to Australia (next week!). Listen to the full chat here: […]

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Film Review: Ready Player One (USA, 2018) is bursting at the seams with escapist nostalgic fantasy

March 25, 2018

So some full disclosure here, I have not read the book upon which Ready Player One written by Ernest Cline is adapted from. So henceforth this review is based solely on my viewing of the film and my experience with pop culture in general. There seems to be a fairly general consensus that a lot […]

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SXSW Interview: Sybil Rosen & Josh Hamilson talk Blaze and working with Ethan Hawke

March 25, 2018

With the film screening at SXSW earlier this month, we hit the red carpet to meet¬†Sybil Rosen, the muse of songwriter Blaze Foley, who co-wrote the screenplay for the new film Blaze, directed by Ethan Hawke. The film documents Foley’s life, and sees Rosen played beautifully by¬†Alia Shawkat (pictured in character above with Ben Dickey, […]

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Interview: Blockers‘ young actress Gideon Adlon on making her big screen debut

March 25, 2018

Hitting Australian cinemas this Thursday, we caught up with the young actress who stars in the new film Blockers,¬†Gideon Adlon, to talk about making her big screen debut in the anticipated comedy starring John Cena and Leslie Mann. Blockers hits Australian cinemas this Thursday, 29th March ———- This content has recently been ported from its […]

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Kenny Reunited: Clayton Jacobson talks about his new film Brothers’ Nest with writer Jaime Browne & producer Jason Byrne

March 25, 2018

Earlier this month at SXSW in Austin, Texas, I saw down with director and star of the new Australian film Brothers’ Nest,¬†Clayton Jacobson. Accompanied by the film’s writer¬†Jaime Browne & producer Jason Byrne, we spoke at length about the anticipated film – which brings the Jacobson brothers (the other half of course being Shane Jacobson) […]

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Review: FV by Peppers brings ultra modern apartment living to Fortitude Valley

March 25, 2018

A stunning U-shaped pool offering far-reaching views over Brisbane River and the city, a cosy private cinema, luxury private spa rooms for hire, and ultra-modern apartments in two of three thirty-storey towers that have been built across 5000 square metres. FV by Peppers is an enormous and incredibly impressive development from Australian real estate mogul […]

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Adelaide Fringe Photos: Katie Reddin-Clancy plays Grace at the Tuxedo Cat

March 25, 2018

A highlight of this year’s Adelaide Fringe was Grace. The show starred British comedian¬†Katie Reddin-Clancy¬†who presented a solo stand up comedy about Alfie, who steps out on stage as Zora. There are costume changes galore as all personalities from the world of show biz make their way on stage. A fast-paced but bittersweet comedy that […]

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