Day: 9 December 2020

Win a double in-season pass to see Eric Bana in The Dry

Thanks to Roadshow we have ten double passes to give away to the upcoming release of the Australian thriller The Dry, starring Eric Bana, based on the best-selling novel by Jane Harper, in Australian cinemas from January 1st, New Year’s Day 2021. When Federal Agent Aaron Falk returns to his drought-stricken home town after an absence…

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Clio Renner

Track by Track: Clio Renner guides us through her debut album Nothing Breaks, Nothing Mends

Melbourne-based and multi-talented Clio Renner’s debut album Nothing Breaks, Nothing Mends is out and making waves. The pianist, vocalist and songwriter has produced an impressive collection of alternative indie-pop tracks that delve into the truth of Renner’s life right now, exploring her thoughts, inner-dialogue and the people in her life. Having worked with a slew…

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Interview: The Furnace actor Jay Ryan on the “tricky” filming experience and how It: Chapter Two changed his career

On the eve of the national release of the new Australian drama The Furnace, our own Peter Gray chatted with one of its stars, rising New Zealand actor Jay Ryan, about the trying filming conditions, learning new facts about Australian history, and how a horror movie changed his career. First off, congratulations on the film. …

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Track of the Day: Maddy Jane “You’re not mine (But I Think You Should Be)” (2020)

Tasmanian artist, Maddy Jane has unveiled her latest single, “You’re not mine (But I Think You Should Be)”. After releasing her debut album Not All Bad Or Good earlier this year through Lemon Tree Records/Sony Music Entertainment Australia, Maddy’s new single is fresh and addictive. The song captures a vibrant indie-rock tune with Jane’s vocals…

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The Violet Stones

Exclusive Album Premiere: The Violet Stones – PIN (LP 2020)

We’ve been looking forward to the sophomore album from Sydney alt-rock grunge band The Violet Stones, and it delivers in spades. We are stoked today to be premiering PIN, with a generous fourteen energetic high-octane tracks. They’ve teased a few singles in the lead-up, most recently “Power Hungry”, so it’s a treat to have the…

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Indie Book Awards 2021

The Indie Book Awards continue to champion great Australian writing with their 2021 Longlist

This morning the longlist for the 2021 Indie Book Award has been announced. The award, which celebrates the best Australian writing, is made up of titles nominated by Australian independent booksellers. The Awards cover the best Australian book across six categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Debut Fiction, Illustrated Non-Fiction, Young Adult (12+) and Children’s. The Shortlist will…

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