Day: 21 July 2021

6 unbelievable mobile app success stories

Before long, the whole world is going to be taken over by mobile. In a world where convenience is everything, it’s important that businesses keep up and make all of their content easily accessible for all. After all, only 30% of web traffic came from devices other than mobile last year, according to Digital Authority…

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The Pinkerton Raid

Exclusive Single Premiere: The Pinkerton Raid “Lisbet Cries” (2021)

The Pinkerton Raid is an indie-rock band from North Carolina in the USA. They have crafted a unique blend of folk, Americana and indie rock.  We are thrilled today to be premiering their latest release, “Lisbet Cries”. The track will be on their long play record The Highway Moves The World, which will be released in 2022. “Lisbet…

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Alyx Dennison

Track of the Week: Alyx Dennison “Keep a Day Free” (2021)

Our Track of the Week is “Keep a Day Free” and comes from Sydney singer/songwriter/producer Alyx Dennison. This is a song that shows great restraint, with its muted elegance and enchanting vocals. It’s beautiful, it’s sensual and a melancholic examination of the pleasures of physical love. The subject matter is as captivating as the song is…

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Interview: Snake Eyes stars Úrsula Corberó, Andrew Koji and Haruka Abe on bringing their G.I. Joe characters to life

As Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins prepares for battle in Australian cinemas this week, the cast were in promotion mode to discuss the choreography and camaraderie on set. Talking to our own Peter Gray, Andrew Koji (who plays Storm Shadow), Haruka Abe (Akiko) and Úrsula Corberó (Baroness) discussed their history with the G.I. Joe brand,…

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Antidote announces 2021 line-up, including a brand new emerging writers mentorship

Livestreaming from the Sydney Opera House on September 5th, Antidote 2021 promises an exciting and inspiring line-up of speakers for its fifth celebration of ideas, action, and change. Speakers including Elizabeth Kolbert, Benjamin Law, Ronnie Gorrie, Bri Lee, Rick Morton, Cathy Park Hong, and Scott Ludlam will cover a wide range of topics, from climate…

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NBA 2K22

A First Look at NBA 2K22’s New and Returning Features

Basketball mania continues! The NBA Finals are drawing to a close, offseason madness is set to begin and we were treated to some sweet NBA 2K22 cover athlete announcements. To top it all off, we got the chance to speak with the team at Visual Concepts and 2K Games as Mike Wang (Gameplay Director), Erick…

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The Therapist

Book Review: Helene Flood is a new voice in Nordic noir with translated work The Therapist

Translated from the Norwegian by Alison McCullough, Helene Flood’s debut adult novel follows Sara, a Norwegian therapist, in the aftermath of her husband’s disappearance. Initially, Sigurd lies about his whereabouts in a voicemail left for Sara. Soon she uncovers a web of deceit that ultimately puts her in harm’s way. Originally published in 2019, English-speaking…

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First Impressions: Turner & Hooch is a safe affair unable to form its own identity

Knowing that one simply can’t just replace Tom Hanks – in whatever capacity – Disney+’s Turner & Hooch reboot tries the next best thing by honouring his character’s legacy, even if it is essentially a veiled attempt at replacement. For the uninitiated, Turner & Hooch was a sizeable success for Hanks in his more comedy-driven…

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Felicity Castagna

Win a copy of Girls In Boys’ Cars by Felicity Castagna

Thanks to our friends at Pan Macmillan Australia we have two copies of Felicity Castagna’s forthcoming book Girls In Boys’ Cars to giveaway.  Girls In Boys’ Cars tells the story of a complicated friendship; of a road trip through NSW in a stolen car; of two funny, sharp and adventurous young women who refuse to…

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Flies In My Room: Aodhan takes us behind the songs on his debut EP

Seventeen-year-old Dharawal singer-songwriter Aodhan has capped off an impressive couple of years, releasing his debut EP Flies In My Room on Friday.  His early singles caught the attention of Communion Publishing in the UK, earning him a place on their roster; whilst here in Australia he’s been racking up the plays on Triple J, not…

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