Day: 5 August 2022

Mass is a sickeningly uncomfortable and agonising drama about the aftermath of a school shooting: Melbourne International Film Festival Review

August 5, 2022

An agonising drama if ever there was one, Mass details the type of conversation that instantly makes you feel sickeningly uncomfortable.  And then to watch it unfold in a suffocating location for 110 minutes is a test of endurance that audiences may be unprepared for. The tragedy at the centre of the conversation is one […]

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Film Review: Prey is one of the best pure genre films of the year that does the Predator franchise proud

August 5, 2022

Set in the 16th century America, Prey tells the story of Naru (Amber Midthunder), a young warrior from the Comanche Nation who wants to prove her mettle in her tribe to become a hunter. She faces much discrimination from her tribe due to patriarchal norms and the like, while her brother Taabe (Dakota Beavers) is […]

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Sheph.ART & Barry Saleh’s Top 3 ‘Up & Coming’ Australian Artists

August 5, 2022

Sydney is a hotbed for talented producers these days, and two of the shining stars are Sheph.ART and Barry Saleh. From their studio in Liverpool, they’ve produced the likes of A.Girl, Youngn Lipz, Pistol Pete, Billymaree, JKing and more. Between the pair, they’ve had more than 10 million streams. They are some serious numbers. The two […]

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New Music Discoveries 5th August: Ducks!, Stella Donnelly, The 1975 and more

August 5, 2022

We’re kicking off August by adding ten new tracks to our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music; including two singles we exclusively premiered earlier this week. Our Track of the Week is “Hey You” the brand new indie disco banger from AU favourites Ducks!.  The Berlin-based Australian duo of Lani Bagley and Craig Schuftan […]

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Album Review: liveconformdie break trends with second EP Vol. II: Music For Living Failures

August 5, 2022

Perth nu-metalcore five-piece liveconfirmdie (AKA Conform) have today unleashed their second EP Vol. II: Music For Living Failures. This follows on from the eclectic quintet’s debut album Circa ’94 in 2018 and predecessor EP Vol. I: Cigarette Lullaby in 2016. Featuring the singles “Terrorwave” and “Help Yourself”, the seven-track project blends 90s and 2000s nu-metal […]

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Unwrapping NBA 2K23’s new gameplay enhancements

August 5, 2022

The time has come yet again, to discuss a new NBA 2K game for the year, including multiple updates on general gameplay. While this year may feel like a stepping stone in some ways, there’s no doubt the voices of many fans and gamers alike have been heard, with developer Visual Concepts cutting straight to […]

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Sigur Ros is coming to Australia next week and it’s exactly the kind of experience we need right now

August 5, 2022

Ahead of their first studio album since 2013’s idiosyncratic and widely acclaimed Kveikur, Icelandic music royalty Sigur Ros is just about to kick off a long-overdue tour of Australia. With live music now firmly back on the cards, it’s about time we’ve got something as immersive and ethereal as this unimpeachable Icelandic band, who have […]

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