Day: 1 June 2022

Film Review: Charli XCX: Alone Together is a candid love letter from the popstar to her devoted fans

June 1, 2022

Whilst some of us attempted newfound interests or ambitious endeavours throughout the early stages of the pandemic – when going outside was thought as something of a novel luxury – British popstar Charli XCX one-upped us all, joining Bo Burnham (Inside) and the creators of Zoom-set slasher Host by utilsing her time and stored creativity […]

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BottleRock Napa 2022: The Best Bands, Wines and Times – My 5 Greatest Discoveries

June 1, 2022

As the world shows signs of returning to normal it is the little things that stand out the most. The opportunity to see people smile. The ability to high five a stranger. And the chance to stand in groups of thousands and take in your favorite band again. With the sun shining down on the […]

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Photo Gallery: Holy Holy + Hayley Mary – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (28.05.22)

June 1, 2022

After a cold week, Holy Holy warmed up Melbourne on their Forum leg of the ‘My Beautiful World’ tour. Over the course of an hour and a half set, they played the fan favourites from earlier albums, including “True Lovers”, “Sentimental and Monday” and “Teach Me About Dying”. They also made sure the new album […]

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Kwasi drops angsty anthem “Self Sabotage” feat. Congrats and shares tips for selling out a launch show

June 1, 2022

Melbourne-based Ghanian-Australian hip hop artist Kwasi is one of the driving forces taking the local scene into the next generation. His addictive cadence and creative storytelling is on show in latest offering ‘Self Sabotage’, featuring Congrats, released 25 May via his own DGTL Records. Produced by platinum award-winning Melbourne genius Hamley (Stan Walker, Allday), the […]

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The Oregon (Coast) Trail: Navigating the dream itinerary for the world’s finest roadtrip

June 1, 2022

It’s summer 2019. The weather is perfect. The window is down and I am cruising down the Pacific Coast Highway. It’s my first time on this section of the highway, taking me from the south of the US state of Oregon, up to the capital in Portland. It’s by no means the only way to […]

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Interview: Sean Patrick Flanery and producer Allen Gilmer on directorial debuts and the unconventional writing of road thriller Frank & Penelope

June 1, 2022

As an actor, Sean Patrick Flanery has amassed more than 100 credits over a three decade-long career.  Best known for his work in such acclaimed titles as Powder, The Boondock Saints, and the upcoming season of Amazon’s The Boys, Flanery is now turning his attention behind the camera for Frank & Penelope, a road movie-cum-cult […]

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Live Review: Ocean Alley – Fremantle Arts Centre (28.05.22)

June 1, 2022

When this scribe mentioned in passing to his sister that he was going to see Ocean Alley, she replied “all their songs sound the same”. To those familiar with the Northern Beaches six-piece that’s not quite true, but it is one challenge with their live shows. Yes, they have some absolute hits which are guaranteed […]

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