Day: 24 August 2018

Red Carpet Photo Gallery: Aussie NRL/AFL Film Chasing Comets‘ Sydney Premiere

August 24, 2018

Aussie Chasing Comets stars Dan Ewing, Stan Walker, Rhys Muldoon, Beau Ryan, Kat Hoyos and George Houvardas and Producer/Writer, Jason Stevens walked the red carpet of the the former NRL star’s highly-anticipated NRL/AFL comedy drama, which is in cinemas now. Nathan Atkins hit the premiere and brought us back these photos:

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Rhys Nicholson – Seminal (Performances to 26th August)

August 24, 2018

We’re coming to the end of the Edinburgh Fringe, though these are the only days I’m on ground for the event. It’s a bit of a strange time to be seeing and reviewing shows, because you know the performers have already been going at it for some three weeks. There’s fatigue, and as Rhys puts […]

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ABC and Screen Australia announce four Art Bites projects

August 24, 2018

ABC and Screen Australia have announced four short-form documentary projects have received funding through ABC and Screen Australia’s Art Bites Initiative. This initiative is currently in its third year, encouraging filmmakers to produce a total of 6 x 5-minute documentary series for ABC’s online viewing platform ABC iView, based around art. Each team will receive […]

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Pop-up Globe to Launch Previews in Sydney Next Week: Here’s What to Expect

August 24, 2018

Forsooth! In just a few days, the residents of Sydney will get to experience Shakespeare the way Londoners have been enjoying the Bard for centuries – at the Globe theatre! If you’ve not had the pleasure of attending a play at the Globe, fear not dear friend. Here’s your guide to impressing your friends and […]

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Five acts set to play Australian Music Week you need to be excited about

August 24, 2018

Taking over the sunny, vibrant Cronulla beaches this November, Australian Music Week is Australia’s most accessible grassroots music industry conference. Featuring a mixture of local and international acts, award-winners and promising new talent, this week’s first artist announcement paves the way for music discovery and bloody good times. With over 150 live showcases, 20 panels […]

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BIGSOUND Guest Playlist: Best Acts Coming Out Of Singapore

August 24, 2018

BIGSOUND is just around the corner, so we asked the four bands that are playing at the Hear65 Singapore Showcase (Charlie Lim, Linying, Intriguant and The Steve McQueens) to put together a Guest Playlist on the ‘Best Acts Coming Out Of Singapore’. Each act picked five songs and wrote about their favourite. Check out the […]

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Interview: Adam Brand (Perth) reflects on his twenty years in the industry

August 24, 2018

On July 13th, 1998, Adam Brand released his debut album. Fast forward to 2018, and he’s done what a lot of artists have failed to do before him – and that’s last 20 years in the competitive music industry. Celebrating his two-CD release Milestones…20 years, after a nation-wide call out for unique venues, he’s taking […]

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Track of the Day: ALTA “Figured Out” (2018)

August 24, 2018

Made up of Hannah Lesser and Julius Dowson, emerging Melbourne duo ALTA rolled into 2018 full steam ahead after a massive 2017, filled with new releases, sharing stages and their own headline national tour. And they don’t seem to have any plans to slow down any time soon. Coming off a stellar Splendour in the Grass set […]

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Five Arts Festivals not to miss around Australia this September

August 24, 2018

Slide into spring with some of the most spectacular arts festivals on show right across Australia. From the vibrant and alternative streets of Melbourne to the breathtaking swells on the beaches of Surfers Paradise, there is something for everyone this September. Melbourne Fringe Festival 13-30th September / Melbourne, VIC Bold, vibrant and bubbling with life, […]

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Games Review: Madden NFL 19 doesn’t iterate much on last year and that’s perfectly fine

August 24, 2018

I’ve brought this up before but it bears repeating: while it’s easy to think of sports sims as lazy annual rehashes, upgrading or altering a few aspects of a game to justify their existence, the truth is that that’s rarely the case. Madden NFL 18 strode boldly into new territory, finally making the jump to […]

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