Day: 29 August 2018

Film Review: Kin (USA, 2018) attempts to balance family drama and sci-fi for something different

August 29, 2018

It takes quite some time before Kin ramps into its intergalactic promise, with Aussie directors Jonathan and Josh Baker stretching their indie short Bag Man into an odd hybrid feature to try thin the chunky line between on-the-road family drama and sci-fi. And while the uneven plot can be frustrating to witness as it slowly […]

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7 songs we can’t wait to hear at Sydney’s Field Day this NYD

August 29, 2018

Field Day is returning to Sydney in 2019 for another New Years Day celebration. Now in its 18th year, the annual music festival held at The Domain has become renowned for it’s friendly atmosphere and killer line-ups. The 2019 instalment is no exception judging by the stellar line-up that dropped this week, featuring artists such […]

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Panda Bear and The Breeders announce Sydney Opera House debut and Australian Tours

August 29, 2018

The Sydney Opera House will play host to seminal alt-rockers The Breeders, and founding member of Animal Collective, Panda Bear in November and December. Making their return to Australia with their iconic lineup, The Breeders are celebrating the release of All Nerve, their first album in a decade. Meanwhile, Panda Bear is also making his Australian debut […]

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Track of the Day: Oh My My “Woe, My Heart” (2018)

August 29, 2018

Sydney based producer and musician Oh My My stuns with his scintillating new single, “Woe, My Heart”. Breaking onto the scene earlier this year with the dark and sultry “Animal House”, this latest effort sees him switch lanes, opting for a brighter, more sincere sound. If “Woe, My Heart” is a sign of things to […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: The Little Lord Street Band “Waking Up Next To You” (2018)

August 29, 2018

One of the few country rock bands set to play BIGSOUND next week are WAM Award winners The Little Lord Street Band, and today we’re excited to premiere their new music video “Waking Up Next To You” from their third EP of the same name. Here’s everything you need to know about the single and […]

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Film Review: Crazy Rich Asians (USA, 2018) is a well-executed romantic comedy with grounded observations on family traditions

August 29, 2018

A film like Crazy Rich Asians is a long time coming. For the past 25 years, since the release of Wayne Wang‘s expansive drama, The Joy Luck Club, there haven’t been a lot of films in the Hollywood system that featured Asian-Americans in substantial roles; let alone managed to assemble a talented ensemble cast. Whilst, the […]

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Games Review: Overcooked 2 (Switch, 2018) serves up some of the year’s best multiplayer antics

August 29, 2018

Multiplayer is something that, over the years, has moved further and further into the online-only space. All but gone are the days of friends or family paying with (or against) one another on a single console. The days of couch party titles like Mario Kart 64 and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 are gone, replaced […]

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Why you should be excited about True Detective‘s third season

August 29, 2018

Once scorned, we return. After months of speculation, the highly anticipated trailer for the third season of HBO’s True Detective has arrived, leaving viewers wondering, can the show redeem itself? When True Detective first hit our screens in 2014 it was a critically acclaimed success. Starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, the first season of […]

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Album Review: Mac Miller – Swimming (2018 LP)

August 29, 2018

On the back of the soulful and romantic The Divine Feminine, Mac Miller has returned with another album cut from this cloth. Swimming is similar in style, but more mournful and self-reflective than romantic and starry-eyed, with welcome introspection from Mac, reminiscent of his earlier rap-oriented projects like Watching Movies With The Sound Off and Faces. […]

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Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in Melbourne this September

August 29, 2018

Spring is right around the corner! The night’s will be getting longer, and a helluva lot warmer. So there’s no better time to get out and enjoy some live music, and Melbourne, you’ve got some killer gigs coming up next month! Here are our picks for the best live music events not to miss in […]

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