Day: 11 March 2019

Geowulf: We meet the Aussie duo making waves overseas ahead of their SXSW debut

March 11, 2019

Originally from the Sunshine Coast, and now based in the UK, Australian duo Star Kendrick & Toma Banjanin make up the rising outfit Geowulf. They’re in Austin this week to play at the iconic SXSW event, with a run of appearances that includes our very own showcase at the event, which is happening this Thursday […]

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Adelaide Fringe Hosts the Third Annual Donut Olympics in the Garden of Unearthly Delights (11.03.19)

March 11, 2019

In what has now become an annual tradition, Tom Flanagan of Donut Diner has presented the third Donut Olympics in the Garden of Unearthly Delights. Teams from Security, FOH, Box Office, event staff and even circus performers and Barbu pitted their skills for the dubious honour of Donut Champions. Events included a watermelon eating contest, […]

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Tim Ferguson is Living a Fast Life on Wheels – National Wine Centre until March 17

March 11, 2019

Tim Ferguson is probably best known as one of the members of the comedy trio Doug Anthony All Stars that were particularly popular on Australian television screens in the late 80’s. In this Adelaide Fringe performance, Ferguson chats to us about his life and times, including his diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis; “Why have just one […]

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SXSW: A look inside the Presidential Library dedicated to Donald J. Trump’s Tweets

March 11, 2019

Built in 1886 and sitting on the corner of Brazos and 6th Street, The Driskill Hotel is Austin’s oldest operating hotel. Positioned right around the Austin’s Capitol, it has a illustrious history when it comes to American Presidential History. This week at SXSW, it’s home to the ever-unfolding modern history of current US President Donald […]

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SXSW Film Review: For Sama (Syria, 2019) is an emotionally gripping diary in film form

March 11, 2019

For Sama is an emotionally gripping diary filmed by journalist Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts. Kateab recorded her life during the Battle of Aleppo (2012-16) in Syria. She had a mission: to bring light on the injustices on Syrians under President Assad’s regime and the fight for freedom. Not only did she cover what was […]

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Track of the Day: Pool Shop “Shooting Star” (2019)

March 11, 2019

“Shooting Star” is the new single from Brisbane dream pop outfit Pool Shop, the first since the transition from solo project to a full band operation.  Pool Shop is the brainchild of Jamiee Fryer, the guitarist and vocalist for Major Leagues. Initially the project had been a solo affair, but for the recording of “Shooting […]

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US Chef Rachael Ray serves up Castlecomer, WAAX and Angie McMahon to play her SXSW 2019 events

March 11, 2019

Every year at SXSW, US chef Rachael Ray puts on one of the best events – “Feedback” – which takes over Stubb’s BBQ on the Saturday, open to the public, and an invite only “Feedback House” that runs for a few days in accompaniment. Of course the food is amazing, but the music is even […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Lucifer Gunne “Energenetic” (2019)

March 11, 2019

Coming straight out of New Zealand’s capital, young Wellington rockers Lucifer Gunne are in full attack mode as they unleash the heavy “Energenetic”: a certified sledgehammer of a track that should easily hammer this four-piece into the hearts and minds of listeners the world over. The AU Review are proud to exclusively premiere the track […]

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