Day: 16 February 2023

Film Review: Sarah Polley’s Women Talking projects confronting but necessary conversations around abuse and religion

Based on Miriam Toews‘s 2018 novel of the same name, Women Talking is a complicated, multi-faceted look at religion and the complexity of abuse response. The easiest thing to ask someone – specifically a woman – when they mention abuse within a relationship is why they haven’t left.  It’s an outside perspective that is never…

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Ahead of the Mundi Mundi festival, Hoodoo Gurus singer Dave Faulkner chats about their 40 year music career

Having previously played the Birdsville Big Red Bash, this year the Hoodoo Gurus will also be playing at the Mundi Mundi Bash. The three-day camping festival is held at Belmont Station, on the Mundi Mundi Plains 9km north of Silverton – 35km north of Broken Hill from the 17th to 19th August. Joining them on…

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Junior Jones

Exclusive Single Premiere: Junior Bones “The Fallout In You” (2023)

It’s bang on twelve months since Melbourne-based indie rockers Junior Bones released their debut EP, the wonderful Late Night Luxury. They are back with a new tune, the cathartic and very danceable “The Fallout In You”, and we are thrilled to be premiering it ahead of its release on Friday. The song was written after…

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A Pocketful of Happiness

Book Review: Richard E. Grant’s A Pocketful of Happiness is a love letter to Joan Washington

A book about staring down the barrel of a stage four cancer diagnosis could have made for grim reading. But beloved actor, Richard E. Grant brings his likeable nature and positive personality to the unsurprisingly-named, A Pocketful of Happiness. This memoir is a love letter to his darling wife, Joan Washington, and a reminder of…

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Phoebe Bridgers

Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (11.02.23)

Laneway 2023 was a fantastic showing of both Australian and International acts. For the first time, the Melbourne leg of the festival was held at Flemington Racecourse and proved to be a fantastic day of music. See more below! And you can read Dan’s review of the day HERE

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Live Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne (11.02.23)

Continuing Laneway’s biggest year yet, the Melbourne leg of the St. Jeromes Laneway Festival was a success on Saturday, last week. Sporting a two-main stage set up (similar to Groovin’ the Moo or Download) and having its first year at Flemington, it was a fantastic day for the thousands of attendees, but it did suffer…

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Interview: HEAVENSGATE talk new single, forthcoming EP and dream collabs

Melbourne metalcore outfit HEAVENSGATE have burst onto the scene with some insanely good content and are definitely ones to watch. The latest single “GINSICK” is the third offering from their forthcoming debut EP AND ALL I LOVED, I LOVED ALONE, to be released 24 February via Greyscale Records/1126 Records. We had a chat with the…

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