Day: 6 May 2022

Trek to Yomi Review: A stylish, samurai showdown

I’ve often been drawn to the various samurai films of the 20th century. From director Akira Kurosawa’s classics like The Hidden Fortress and Seven Samurai, to the ultra violent Shogun Assassin, there’s a sense of grace and simplicity to be found amongst the many stories of revenge and redemption. As a result, it’s no secret…

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Guest Playlist: Windwaker – 15 Songs That Inspired Love Language

Windwaker are one of our most exciting heavy metal acts, and today have released their debut album, Love Language. They emerged out of Wagga Wagga, and now call Melbourne home. Their 2019 debut EP, Empire racked up millions of streams, and projected a buzz way beyond our domestic shores. Locally, they earned themselves recognition as…

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Interview: Role Model on Rx, Coachella and click-bait song titles

Role Model is the Pittsburg-native turning up heat and making the internet frisky with his debut album Rx – a sexually charged collection featuring songs with titles like ‘masturbation song’, ‘stripclub music’ and ‘die for my bitch’. “In the simplest terms, the album is about the power of a woman and how it healed me…

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Banjo Lucia

Guest Playlist: Banjo Lucia shares ten songs that make you feel like you’re in a movie

Nineteen-year-old singer/songwriter Banjo Lucia from Fremantle has today released her debut EP, Peccadilloes. This is a fine collection of five tracks, including her debut track “That’s Not Loving” and recent single “Lion Boy”. Banjo shows wisdom and a turn of phrase that belies her age. With a touching warmth and a reach for the familiarity, her…

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Interview: Steven Cree on the insular process of filming twisted horror film The Twin

Primarily known for his television work on such series as Outlander and A Discovery of Witches, Scottish actor Steven Cree is trading in the fantastical for the fearful, headlining the twisted horror film The Twin alongside Discovery… co-star Teresa Palmer. Cree stars as a husband who relocates with his wife to the other side of…

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New Music Discoveries 6th May: Alta Falls, Jaguar Jonze and more

We are easing into May with another nine tracks added to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music, including one exclusive premiere.  Our Track of the Week is “Trust Me”, the new single from Brisbane electro pop duo Alta Falls. The track, the duo’s first of 2022, was inspired by a ‘bittersweet’ trip to…

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