Day: 14 October 2022

Terry Pratchett

Book Review: Rob Wilkins’ Terry Pratchett: A Life with Footnotes is an entertaining in-depth biography of the late, great author

Terry Pratchett: A Life with Footnotes is the long awaited biography of the heralded fantasy author Terry Pratchett, written by his PA and close friend of several decades, Rob Wilkins. It is a captivating and in-depth account of Pratchett’s early life, family, (often reluctant) schooling, career before books, career during books, and many achievements over…

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Interview: Director Tearepa Kahi and legendary Māori activist Tāme Iti on acclaimed new film Muru

Selected as New Zealand’s official submission for the 2023 Academy Awards in the category of ‘Best International Feature Film’, Muru is a searing response to real-life events of 2007, which saw police invoke new anti-terrorism powers by launching an armed raid on the Tūhoe people in New Zealand’s Ruatoki region. Directed by Tearepa Kahi and…

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SA musicians revealed to perform at VALO Adelaide 500

The South Australian bands selected to perform at the VALO Adelaide 500 have been announced. These bands have been selected by a panel of music industry judges as part of Music SA’s Bands on Track initiative. The judges are Sam Lavers, known for his management of the Royal Croquet Club and other festivals, Courtney Duka,…

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Bad Dreems

New Music Discoveries 14th October: Bad//Dreems, Imogen Clark and more

We have updated our Discovery playlist on Spotify and Apple Music with ten new tracks. This week our Track of the Week is “Jack”, the new single from Bad//Dreems. “Jack” is a song we all need to listen to. It’s a song about truth-telling, about telling the black history of Australia. Of acknowledging the mistreatment of…

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Film Review: Barbarian elevates its simple premise with dark humour and unsettling terror

The premise for Barbarian is almost insultingly simple that its ultimate outcome feels all the more revelatory, thanks to writer/director Zach Cregger expanding on his narrative familiarity with intrigue, dark humour and unsettling terror. A film that has two distinct halves but manages to still feel cohesive in spite of its shift, Barbarian initially sets up…

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Interview: Henry Cox of Boston Manor talks new album, tours and catharsis

English emo punks Boston Manor have been super busy this year. On top of headline tours and support slots, the five-piece are also about to drop their fourth studio album Datura, out this Friday via SharpTone Records. We had a chat with vocalist Henry Cox about the new album and upcoming tours just ahead of…

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