Day: 4 March 2020

Altered Carbon

Netflix Review: How does Altered Carbon Season 2 compare to the first?

Back in February 2018 Netflix launched the streaming series adaptation of Richard K Morgan’s novel of the same name, Altered Carbon. We called it a nuanced and detailed Blade Runner for the small screen. The series sees humanity’s evolution into a digitised age, where memories and human consciousness can be backed up onto a digital…

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Track of the Day: Mambali “Legend of the Devil Dance” (2020)

Our track of the day comes from Numbulwar-band Mambali, with their latest single “Legend Of The Devil Dance”.  This follows on from “Yuwani” which was released in 2019 and featured Emily Wurrumara. Fans of Saltwater and Warumpi are bound to dig this latest tune, from one of the most exciting Indigenous bands on the scene. The…

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True Art Deco Splendour: Why it’s time to visit the Empire State Building, re-imagined for 2020

There are a few buildings around the world that everyone and their dog are familiar with; so ingrained in popular culture that we feel like we know it intimately. The Eiffel Tower. The Sydney Opera House. Big Ben. And the Empire State Building. And the truth is, we all know a little bit about all…

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Kingswood throws Pop-Up Pizza parties ahead of release of new album Juveniles

March 13th may be a Friday, but there’s only good news coming our way. Highly acclaimed Kingswood, the Melbourne-born rock band, are releasing their third studio album Juveniles and kickstarting their national tour, visiting all the capital cities and a few more, including Geelong, Bunbury and Devonport. Kingswood is one of those bands that truly…

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Live Review: Meg Mac and Fergus James shine at the Melbourne Zoo Twilights

Friday night at the Melbourne Zoo’s ‘Zoo Twilights’ performance series brought about an evening of upbeat soul with the pseudo-pop musings of Meg Mac and guest support Fergus James. Turning up for some wonderful weather, with the golden hour casting its glow over Meg Mac’s set. First up was Fergus James, the warm-up from NSW….

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In The Grand Scheme

Interview: Michael Dunstan (AUS) talks In The Grand Scheme, mental health and touring

WA singer-songwriter Michael Dunstan is currently on his way to South Australia, driving across the Nullarbor. He’s a handful of dates into his three month national tour in support of his debut album In The Grand Scheme. Released last week, the album is a fourteen track journey of mindfulness, good vibes and beautiful songwriting.  We…

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Photo Gallery: Meg Mac + Fergus James – Melbourne Zoo (29.02.20)

Meg Mac‘s Saturday night performance was an excellent way to spend the start to the weekend. Joining her for the evening was Fergus James. The setting of the Melbourne Zoo’s garden proved to be the perfect complement to the music. Our photographer Danny Hanssen was there to capture all the action.

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Rip, Drag and Ruminate showcases final year dancers – Adelaide College of the Arts (28.02.20)

Rip, Drag and Ruminate is a collection of short works from the Adelaide College of the Arts 3rd Year Dancers. Six pieces were presented. The opening sequence by Isobel Stolinski, “To Whom it May Concern”, dealt with art censorship and scrutiny. The Acid Arab soundtrack helped to create an uplifting message which contrasted with the…

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5 movies not to miss at SXSW Film Festival 2020

This year’s South By Southwest is fast approaching (March 13th 2020, y’all!), and with that haste comes a schedule of cinematic treats for the masses to feast on.  Of course with 250 projects to fill the time, getting to each and every screening will be an impossible task, so we’ve compiled our look at 5…

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Tokyo Jet Daze: A Japanese Punk Weekender – RCC (28.02.20)

Level 5 of the RCC played host to an insane collection of classic Japanese punk rock last week. Friday night saw the Jet Boys joined by a last minute addition to the Fringe, the 5,6,7,8’s, consisting of Sachiko and Yoshiko “Ronnie” Fujiyama, two sisters from Tokyo, for Tokyo Jet Daze Opening the night early were Adelaide…

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Armistead Maupin

Author and LGBT+ Activist Armistead Maupin to tour Australia in July

The bestselling and much beloved author and LGBT activist, Armistead Maupin is returning to Australia in July. Tales Of The City with Armistead Maupin will see the author recount his favourite stories from the past five decades, and offer his observations on contemporary society.  Armistead Maupin has been a part of US popular culture since…

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Win a double pass to our showcase in New York City during The New Colossus

Hey you! Yes, you! Are you going to be in New York City on Friday, 13th March? Do you want to see a bunch of great bands from Australia and around the world? Well you’re in luck because we’re throwing a party as part of The New Colossus Festival! It’s all happening at Lola (169…

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