Day: 20 November 2020

Film Review: All My Life has enough appeal and charm to offset its overtly sugary packaging

November 20, 2020

Likely to appeal to the Nicholas Sparks crowd, All My Life is a particularly sweet (almost too much so for its own good) true story-inspired tearjerker that, in many ways, gets away with being so cookie cutter because – as we are informed in the opening monologue – we only remember the most beautiful and tragic […]

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Lach Marshall

Guest Playlist: Aussie singer-songwriter Lach Marshall shares his top tongue-in-cheek tunes

November 20, 2020

Stripped-back and altogether mellow singer-songwriter Lach Marshall is out with a new single “Tired Old Gag”. Since the release of his debut song “December”, Lach has been pinpointed as an artist to watch, most recently collaborating with Alex Fasso on their joint track “Borrowed Nostalgia”. On “Tired Old Gag”, the singer-songwriter delves into indie heartland. […]

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Interview: Azure Ryder on Crazy With The Light, her family roots and songwriting

November 20, 2020

Azure Ryder‘s tale of discovery is beyond the wildest dreams of any musician. When a friend posted a video of the young singer at BluesFest on her Instagram story a few years ago, she captioned it with a line about Azure having “the most beautiful voice”. By chance, her now-manager viewed the story and was instantly […]

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Harmony Byrne

Track of the Day: Harmony Byrne “The Good Days & The Bad Days” (2020)

November 20, 2020

Singer-songwriter Harmony Byrne returns this week with a new single, the quietly devastating “The Good Days & The Bad Days”. The single, written and recorded during quarantine in the Bush, is the first from her forthcoming acoustic EP The Songs I Sing When No One Is Listening – due early 2021.   “The Good Days […]

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Sugar Coat It is your new favourite dessert box

November 20, 2020

Whether you’re looking for the perfect birthday, anniversary or Christmas gift, the sisters at Sugar Coat It have got you covered.  19-year old Holly Northott and her sister Hannah from Perth are making headlines with their aesthetically and extravagant sweet and savoury gift boxes. Curated by the sisters themselves, each box has boundless options including […]

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Booker Prize

Douglas Stuart wins the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction for his debut novel Shuggie Bain

November 20, 2020

New York-based Scottish author Douglas Stuart has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction, with his debut novel Shuggie Bain. Stuart is only the second Scottish author to win the prize in its history.  Although a work of fiction, Shuggie Bain draws upon Stuart’s lived experience, and takes the reader deep […]

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Nicolas Cage

Film Review: Jiu Jitsu is much like Nicolas Cage; scrappy, eager-to-please and a lot of fun

November 20, 2020

Jiu Jitsu stars Alain Moussi as Jake Barnes, an amnesiac military man who is on the run from an unseen force that is attacking him. Sustaining a severe head injury in the process, he is taken in and nursed back to health by the military. He is interrogated severely by Myra (Marie Avgeropoulos); who believes […]

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