Day: 22 June 2018

A look into the Barunga Festival and why everyone should travel north at least once for the experience

June 22, 2018

Over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, approximately 4000 people from across the country gathered to take part in a camping festival, Barunga, held within the Barunga community, 80 kilometres South of Katherine, home of the Bagala people. For this weekend alone, outsiders are exempt from obtaining a permit and are welcomed for three days of […]

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Single of the Day: Dro Carey ft. Kwame, Renz, Raj Mahal “Atmosphere” (2018)

June 22, 2018

Talk about a fiery collaboration. Dro Carey has linked up with one of the country’s hottest new talents in hip hop (Kwame), as well as Sydney’s Raj Mahal and London MC Renz for this new one “Atmosphere” – turn it up loud. Jumping enthusiastically into grime territory with “Atmosphere”, Carey switches gears in swapping the cleaner edges of […]

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Playlist: The sounds behind the creation of Hugo Bladel’s intoxicating “Feel The Love”

June 22, 2018

Hugo Bladel‘s “Feel The Love” single has been hitting all the right spots since its recent release – a funk laden tune that has gotten us yearning for the warmth of summer. Since we’re still battening down the hatches and keeping warm for the next few months however, music like this is proving to be […]

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Album Review: Jack River – Sugar Mountain (2018 LP)

June 22, 2018

There’s always been a strange sense of beauty in melancholia and pain when conveyed in music. Whether it is how relatable or genuinely makes the listener empathise well beyond belief, that’s still up for debate. What definitely is known, however, is that Jack River manages to expertly pull off her debut album Sugar Mountain and […]

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Film Review: Brothers’ Nest (Australia, 2018) is a tight, well paced pitch black comedic thriller

June 22, 2018

If you thought the family in Animal Kingdom had problems, wait until you meet Australia’s newest dysfunctional family. In the new film from Director Clayton Jacobson, starring both himself and his brother Shane Jacobson, we spend some time getting to know the real life brothers as they play fictional brothers Jeff and Terry – reuniting […]

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Join the journey for the perfect dress in the newest trailer for Ladies in Black

June 22, 2018

The newest trailer for Ladies in Black is here, from Academy-Award nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) and based on author Madeline St. John’s best-selling novel, The Women in Black. Set in Sydney during the summer of 1959, in a time of heavy European migration, Lisa, a shy schoolgirl, takes on a prestigious job at local department […]

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Sydney Film Fest Review: The Rider (USA, 2018) is an absolute masterpiece from director Chloe Zhao

June 22, 2018

Expectations can be a very powerful thing, especially when they are low. When people are asked to survey a form of art with subject matter that doesn’t interest them, it’s very certain that they won’t like it. But there are those forms that exceed one’s expectations and manage to give a satisfying experience and what […]

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Tech Review: Can a Compact Camera Handle Like a D-SLR? We Test Canon’s Powershot G1 X Mark III

June 22, 2018

Boasting “DSLR Performance in a compact body”, Canon’s Powershot G1X Mark III claims to be a “compact without compromise” – and it does a pretty good job of living up to those claims.

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First Impressions: The Crossing Will Suck You In

June 22, 2018

The premise of ABC Studio’s recent offering The Crossing is simple. Several hundred people wash up on an isolated Oregon beach near a town called Port Canaan. Most are dead but some have survived. The notion of an assumed shipwreck quickly evaporates as no evidence of any lost ships or aircraft can be found. And, […]

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Exploring Downtown L.A.’s extensive underground tunnels is a glimpse into 1920s prohibition

June 22, 2018

There are millions of interesting little details threaded through the rich, and often controversial, history of Los Angeles, one of the most storied cities in the world thanks to its confluence of just about everything you can think of. It’s one of North America’s most multi-cultural, famed for it’s (mostly) sunny weather and largely distinct […]

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