Day: 18 September 2018

Track of the Day: Ruby Fields “Dinosaurs” (2018)

September 18, 2018

Ruby Fields‘ solid 2018 continues, with the release today of the Sydney artist’s new single “Dinosaur”, following on from the success of previous singles “P Plates” and “Ritalin”, not to mention her debut EP Your Dad’s Opinion for Dinner. “Dinosaurs” is a stunning track – really beautiful stuff – understated initially, with a focus on Fields’ […]

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel cleaned up at the Emmys, but did Hannah Gadsby steal the show?

September 18, 2018

Monday night saw the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. TV’s biggest and brightest stars gathered to celebrate the evening hosted by Saturday Night Live’s hilarious Michael Che and Colin Jost, with cameos from a myriad of famous friends. The evening kicked off with a strange tongue in […]

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Fried chicken coated with BBQ Shapes is a thing in Australia now

September 18, 2018

BBQ Shapes (Original Recipe) flavoured Fried Chicken exists. If that surprises you then you obviously haven’t been keeping in touch with Australia’s over the top food trends lately. The newest slightly weird, absolutely delicious (probably) collaboration comes from Arnott’s Shapes, Deliveroo and three of the East Coast’s most beloved chicken joints. The ever-iconic staple snack […]

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Laneway ‘19: Get to know the acts making their Australian debut at the Festival

September 18, 2018

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival has revealed its 2019 lineup. Amongst its diverse mixture of genres, genders and local and international acts, we’ve put together a little biography of the acts that have yet to visit our Australian shores before, and you definitely shouldn’t miss when they’re here. And for some, Laneway will be the only […]

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Photo Gallery: Grandoozy Day Three: Stevie Wonder, The Chainsmokers, Logic, St. Vincent, De La Soul, Jon Hopkins and more

September 18, 2018

The sun has set on the third day of the inaugural Grandoozy festival in the US. Relive every moment with our gallery from the day, featuring Stevie Wonder, The Chainsmokers, St. Vincent, De La Soul, Jon Hopkins and many more, shot by Taylor Mithelmen.  

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Interview: The cast of Ladies in Black describe the joy of making this true-blue Australian story

September 18, 2018

Bruce Beresford’s new film, Ladies in Black is a charming look at some department store shop girls working in Sydney in 1959. The story is adapted from a novel by the late, Madeleine St John who attended university with Clive James and the famous director. The film was a labour of love that was some […]

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Film Review: I Am Paul Walker (USA, 2018) seeks to highlight the kind-natured generosity of a man who was more than his career

September 18, 2018

It goes without saying that Paul Walker was blessed with the type of face destined to be in front of the camera.  And as much as this dedicated documentary, I Am Paul Walker, celebrates his Californian-blessed aesthetics, it seeks more so to highlight that behind the tanned skin, sun-kissed blonde curls and baby blue eyes […]

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Music Matters Interview: Jaguar Jonze (Brisbane) talks about their BIGSOUND live debut while in Singapore

September 18, 2018

While we were in Singapore last week, we sat down with up-and-coming Brisbane artist Jaguar Jonze, who was fresh in the city from BIGSOUND with her three piece band to play the annual Music Matters Live festival. The shows were amongst the first the group had ever played together, with their BIGSOUND set the prior […]

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Music Matters Interview: Almond Soy (WA) talk the Perth music scene and the direction of their sound

September 18, 2018

From humbling beginnings in Brandon’s bedroom in Perth to playing the main-stage marquee at Music Matters 2018 in Singapore, Almond Soy have come a long way in just two short years. Following the release of their debut EP Social Misfit early this year, Almond Soy have been busy making a name for themselves touring Australia with […]

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Album of the Week: Thundamentals – I Love Songs (2018 LP)

September 18, 2018

Over the last 12 months the Australian hip hop scene has seen an overhaul of the last era of popular artists like Seth Sentry and Bliss n Eso, handing over the baton to fresh new talent like Baker Boy and Kwame. Recently embarking on their 10 year anniversary tour “Dekade of the Thunderkat” and now releasing […]

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Film Review: Ladies In Black (Australia, 2018) is about Fifties shop girls and is like the entrée before the main

September 18, 2018

Ladies in Black could have been named “Shopgirl”, but that title was already taken. The film, set over the summer of 1959 in a Department store like David Jones, is a gentle story about some Australian women who are standing on the precipice of change; but often feels like the entrée before the main. This […]

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Film Review: Johnny English Strikes Again (UK, 2018) with some funny and predictable hijinks

September 18, 2018

Johnny English Strikes Again is the third film in this popular franchise. This latest spy spoof follows its predecessors in once again offering audiences a funny romp with an unlikely secret agent. There are predictable scrapes and outrageous hijinks but one thing’s for certain, you are in for a fun ride. David Kerr directs this […]

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Not just Nanette: The 7 funniest stand-up specials on Netflix

September 18, 2018

Netflix is full of more stand-up comedy than ever before; both original releases, and favourites from the stage. With Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette gaining so much attention this year, we wanted to shine a light on 6 other stand-up specials that aren’t to be missed. But we have to start with the best… Hannah Gadsby: Nanette […]

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