Day: 12 April 2018

Björk collaborator Jesse Kanda leads CLIPPED Festival program announcement

April 12, 2018

As part of VIVID Sydney this year, the CLIPPED Festival also returns, putting the spotlight on Australian music videos and the creative minds behind them. Coming to Carriageworks on June 2nd, CLIPPED celebrates the medium through interactive exhibitions, premieres, keynote lecture sessions and more – a great insight into how forward thinking and progressive the […]

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Single of the Day: Allen Stone “Brown Eyed Lover” (2018)

April 12, 2018

We first came across Allen Stone during one of his trips out to Australia for Bluesfest, we’re gonna say around 2013. Instantly drawn in by his on stage demeanour and powerful vocals, the US songwriter has been a consistent favourite of the AU’s (and many more Australian fans) since. This week, we caught wind of there […]

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Album Review: Confidence Man – Confident Music For Confident People (2018 LP)

April 12, 2018

I preface this entire review by saying Confidence Man are a live band; they’re not a physical release band. There are plenty of acts that fail to live up to the hype when it comes to a live set. Then there are bands that absolutely crush the live performance. And that is exactly what Confidence […]

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Interview: Common Holly (Canada) on touring North America with Gang of Youths and playing SXSW

April 12, 2018

Montreal’s indie-rock rising star Brigitte Nagga, better known as Common Holly, set tongues wagging at SXSW as she showed off her latest album Playing House – just as Aussie band Gang of Youths were doing the same. Since the Austin event, they’ve been touring America together, and to learn a little more about the artist […]

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Film Review: Truth Or Dare (USA, 2018) is a cinematic game best left unplayed

April 12, 2018

Before Truth or Dare even begins, you know exactly what kind of movie you’re about to see.  Hoping to be some sort of new-era Final Destination, but failing miserably in the process, Truth or Dare follows every beat you expect it to, and it’s in this predictability that the film succeeds in being a massively entertaining ride for all the […]

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Interview: Wes Anderson talks about crafting the doggos with the cast of Isle of Dogs

April 12, 2018

Since his debut feature Bottle Rocket, Wes Anderson has defined an artistic style all his own, creating a truly unique aesthetic atop which he has delivered colourful characters and funny, touching and original stories, across films such as The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Grand Budapest Hotel, which received 9 […]

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Interview: Pitch Perfect 3 star Hana Mae Lee on working with Ruby Rose, DJ Khaled & the art of kissing with Starburst Wrappers

April 12, 2018

Pitch Perfect had such a great reception when it was first released in December of 2012, it has now spawned a triliogy. But perhaps it’s of little surprise; it was such a fun concept that bought some great stars like Anna Kendrick to the forefront and showed us a slightly different take on the musical genre […]

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Book Review: Christopher Lawrence’s Symphony Of Seduction is a passionate look at classical music’s great loves & lusts

April 12, 2018

These days our tabloid magazines are obsessed with the love lives of the rich and the famous; but have you ever wondered what these stories would look like if the subjects were famous composers from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries? ABC broadcaster Christopher Lawrence has the answer along with a dash of poetic licence […]

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Book Review: Sonya Voumard’s Skin In The Game turns the ethics of journalism into an open book

April 12, 2018

Writing about true stories can often be a rewarding experience, because these are the most relatable and intriguing ones for the reader. However, on the flip-side there are also ethical questions involved in this particular game and one needs to ensure that a subject is properly represented. This tug-of-war act between the journalist and the […]

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Neil Perry to debut Burger Project Black Label with premium burgers in Sydney

April 12, 2018

Neil Perry and Rockpool Dining Group are taking a huge step for their beloved Burger Project with the launch of the very first Burger Project Black Label, an expression of the burger chain which is – as you can tell from the name – a much more premium version of the concept. To give you […]

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Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival announces huge 2018 program (NSW)

April 12, 2018

15 new events will be added to the 2018 Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival this year, expanding the program of essential food and wine experiences held each year across the region during May and June. That’s more than 40 events this year, showcasing everything from breezy gourmet dinners curated by award-winning restaurants, wine and […]

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