Day: 3 March 2023

Film Review: The Donor Party is one invite you can decline attending

In the early 2000’s the premise of The Donor Party probably would’ve flown, and most likely would have secured a healthy box office too, but in 2023, there’s something incredibly backwards – and, dare I say, predatory – about Thom Harp‘s comedy that clearly wants to display some type of positive message about the unconventionality…

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The Smashing Pumpkins

UPDATED: The Smashing Pumpkins touring in April, with Jane’s Addiction, Amyl & The Sniffers and more

The Smashing Pumpkins are bringing The World Is A Vampire Festival to Australia this April. They will be playing in ten different cities across the country, and have a stellar lineup in what will be an incredible day out. Updated: 3/3/22 There are a number of changes from the original announcement. We’ve done our best…

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Film Review: Pearl; Mia Goth is the gift that keeps on giving in demented horror prequel

If X was Ti West‘s homage to classic 70’s horror effort The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, then Pearl could almost be aligned with The Wizard of Oz, just with, you know, a lot more blood and dry-humping scarecrows. The fact that X was an initial singular success story was enough of a win for independent horror…

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Photo Gallery: Pavement + Floodlights – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (02.03.23)

Playing to sold out shows across Australia, it was Sydney’s turn last night to revel in the indie rock genius of lo-fi Californian rock legends Pavement, supported by an impressive performance by Melbourne band Floodlight. Inside the Enmore Theatre we were transported straight back to the 90s, which for many in the crowd may have…

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Win a major Scream VI prize pack and double in-season passes to witness the return of Ghostface

New city. New rules. New competition. To celebrate the return of Ghostface in Scream VI – the most ruthless yet – with thanks to Paramount Pictures, Spyglass Media Group and Superdream, we are giving away a major Scream VI prize pack for one lucky winner, with 5 additional double in-season passes (Admit 2) as consolation…

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Grace Woodroofe

Guest Playlist: Grace Woodroofe shares the songs that inspired a new “Beginning”

Singer/songwriter Grace Woodroofe has re-emerged after a hiatus of eight years, and we’re so pleased she is back. You might remember her from her previous moniker, R.W. Grace. “Beginning” is the first track back from Grace, and it was written as she emerged from the trauma of a long-term relationship. “Beginning” has lush folk/pop sensibilities,…

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New Music Discoveries March 3rd: Holy Holy, Cub Sport, Daughter and more

As we roll into March, we’ve added ten new songs to our Discovery Playlist on Spotify and Apple Music. Our track of the week is “Messed Up” from Holy Holy and features rapper Kwame. Holy Holy are a band that are always willing to experiment with new sounds and directions. They’ve certainly done that in…

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Katie Wighton

Exclusive Video Premiere: Katie Wighton “Narcissist” (2023)

Indie singer/songwriter Katie Wighton is today releasing “Narcissist”, her latest glistening earworm, a visceral riposte to an ex-partner. “Narcissist” follows on from the catchy “Take You Home” which was released late in 2022. We’re thrilled today to be have the first viewing of the video for this cracking new song. You might know Katie from…

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Album Review: Sarah Yagki – I Love You, I Lied (2023 EP)

Sydney/Eora indie-pop artist Sarah Yagki has today returned with her sophomore EP I Love You, I Lied just a year on from her debut EP A Love, That’s Dying. Intimate storytelling and infectious melodies navigate themes of love and loss across five personal tracks, including the heartfelt title single. This emotive songwriting process is a…

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