Day: 8 May 2019

Post Malone’s Aussie-exclusive collaboration with Crocs is…weird

May 8, 2019

While in Australia for a nation-wide tour, chart king Past Malone has lifted the lid on a brand new collaboration with none other than Crocs. Helping the divisive shoe ascend from the murky depths of fashion hell, the “Wow” singer has finessed what is his third drop of the successful footwear collaboration, which has been […]

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Brisbane bands to pay tribute to Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison with a suicide prevention fundraiser

May 8, 2019

This week marks one year since we were left reeling with the news that Scott Hutchison, front man of the acclaimed Scottish band Frightened Rabbit, took his own life.  In tribute to Scott and the songs of Frightened Rabbit, several local bands are coming together to perform at Tiny Changes BNE, a tribute concert at […]

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Film Review: The Hustle (US, 2019) is a swindle with very little payoff

May 8, 2019

After several release date pushbacks and a title change (its working title was Nasty Women, a now outdated reference to one of Donald Trump’s many insults thrown at Hillary Clinton), The Hustle finally plods into cinemas this week. A female-centric remake of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (which was itself a remake of 1964’s Bedtime Story), the film attempts […]

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Tour Diary: Singer-songwriter Jade Bird (UK) takes us behind the scenes of her recent US tour

May 8, 2019

Over the last couple of years, London-based singer-songwriter Jade Bird, has enjoyed something of a breakthrough. Within the last twelve months alone she has found herself on several end of year Best of round-ups, was selected for the BBC Sound of 2018 and won the 2018 Grulke Prize for developing non-US act at SXSW. She’s […]

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Track of the Day: Reborn by the Sunshine “Who I Am” (2019)

May 8, 2019

Hailing from the desert paradise of Coachella valley, Californian band Reborn by the Sunshine have just released their new EP These Old Feelin’s. Their rock ‘n’ roll sound is drenched in bright harmonies and soulful, immersive soundscapes that will make you daydream about the sun-soaked Californian desert that inspires the band sound. The 5-piece bills […]

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Film Review: All is True (UK, 2018) is a quiet look at Shakespeare in retirement

May 8, 2019

It’s fair to say that most people know Shakespeare and his plays. But, very little is known about the old Bard himself. All Is True is a bio-pic about ye olde William i.e. the writer in his twilight years. The result is a story that relies on some speculation and doesn’t always live up to […]

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Interview: Real Live Fake News‘ Ben Keane on improv, news, and selling out (in the good way!)

May 8, 2019

Improv inspired by audience submitted real news stories, performed at the iconic ABC building in South Bank? Small wonder that Real Live Fake News‘ one night only performance has already sold out, and has a wait list for tickets! We caught up with performer and producer Ben Keane ahead of Friday night’s show, to talk […]

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Final Fantasy XII began a new era for the series — but does it still hold up?

May 8, 2019

Final Fantasy XII is the latest in the iconic franchise to head to Nintendo Switch. This edition, The Zodiac Age, is an expanded version of an existing remaster localised for the first time in 2017 on the PlayStation 4. Like the majority of Final Fantasy remasters, ports and what-have-yous, the game looks slick, plays smoothly and […]

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