Day: 21 June 2022

Book Review: Tom Watson’s Metronome is a compelling dystopian debut

June 21, 2022

For twelve years, Aina and Whitney have lived in exile. Imprisoned on an isolated island, their lives are measured by the clock in the kitchen that dispenses the pills that keep them alive. Hobbies keep them busy while they await their release. Whitney tinkers, sculpts, maps the island. Aina does jigsaws, gardens, writes music. But, […]

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Interview: Schuyler Weiss on producing Elvis and his collaborative relationship with Baz Luhrmann

June 21, 2022

Arriving in Australian cinemas this week (you can read our review here) hot off its history-making reception at the Cannes Film Festival, Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis brings the life of the king of rock ‘n’ roll to the big screen in predictably lavish fashion. Talking with our own Peter Gray at the Australian premiere, the film’s […]

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Interview: Zahn McClarnon on the importance of Native representation in his new series Dark Winds

June 21, 2022

Executive produced by George R.R. Martin and Robert Redford, Dark Winds is set in 1971 on a remote outpost of the Navajo Nation near Monument Valley, and follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer Leaphorn digs to the truth, the more he […]

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Vivid Live Review: Meg Mac – Sydney Opera House (18.06.22)

June 21, 2022

Vivid Live returned to Sydney for the first time in three years, giving Meg Mac a chance to return to the stage and successfully close out the festival. Playing her first Sydney show in close to three years, the Melbourne artist was better than she’s ever been and returned to the stage with more confidence, […]

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Live Review: Ball Park Music + King Stringray + Teenage Joans + RAT!hammock – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney (17.06.22)

June 21, 2022

Is there a better way to celebrate your 500th show than with 5000 of your closest friends? I’m here to tell you the answer is no, dear reader. Seven albums in and on the back of their newest album Weirder & Weirder, Ball Park Music returned to Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion and showed the crowd how […]

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Live Review: Nils Frahm stuns with a grand, contemplative return to the Sydney Opera House (16.06.22)

June 21, 2022

Nils Frahm is just some guy on a stage fiddling with knobs, tinkering with futuristic glass harmonicas, and clanging away at keys with a penchant for building waves of contemplative sounds. So you can soundtrack whatever stressful thoughts you may have brought with you on a Thursday night. Across the better part of a decade, […]

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