Day: 3 March 2022

Darren Hanlon

Album of the Week: Darren Hanlon – Life Tax (2022 LP)

Darren Hanlon is one of this country’s most underrated and best storytellers. That’s a fact. Now more than 20 years in the game, Hanlon is back with Life Tax, a tender and wholesome take on life in 2022 and living simply. Coming almost seven years since his last album, Where Did You Come From?, Hanlon’s…

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High Ace

Exclusive Video Premiere: High Ace “Where, Where, Where” (2022)

An extended punishing lockdown in Victoria over the last couple of years forced many musicians to find new ways to create their music. For those in groups, it meant collaborating over Zoom and suffering through the constraints of isolation. In the case of established musicians Jeff Lang and Alison Ferrier, co-habiting as a result of…

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The Sorrow Stone

Book Review: Kári Gíslason’s The Sorrow Stone is a compelling re-imagining of a violent Icelandic saga

After a vicious act of revenge, Disa and her son are on the run. Desperately seeking safe passage to the home of her brother’s wife, Aud, Disa looks back at her life, and to the litany of passions, tragedies, and betrayals that have led her here. At once brutal and elegant, The Sorrow Stone is…

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Gran Turismo 7 Review: A sublime racing simulator

Just over 20 years ago, I unboxed the original PlayStation and with it, two of the first games I ever played, in Tekken 3 and Gran Turismo. I still remember being amazed by the stunning visuals, if a little intimidated by the realistic gameplay. Cut to the present day. I am a car lover and…

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Sam Songailo

Adelaide Fringe Review: Augmented Reality mural activation brings street art to life in Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide has long been a street art hub, with the Wonderwalls Festival being a celebrated event. Both local and international artists have produced large scale murals, making the Port an artistic destination. For the 2022 Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide artists Vans the Omega and Dave Court have combined forces to create virtual reality interpretations of…

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