Rainbow Chan

Interview: Hyun Lee on Asian Girls and the benefits of diversity in film funding

October 4, 2018

Earlier this year, we sat down with Hyun Lee, the director of a short film called Asian Girls which screened at SXSW in Austin, Texas and then at the Sydney Film Festival. We talked about the making of the film, working with Rainbow Chan, and the benefits and importance of diversity in film funding. It’s […]

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Live Review: Expo Liaison imitated the ’80s but created a refreshing festival experience in Sydney

August 27, 2018

Expo Liaison was billed as Client Liaison‘s three date-festival in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane that would follow the flair, colour and spirit of the 1980’s. Headlined by Client Liaison, the festival featured special guest John Farnham, DJ John Howard, Luke Million featuring KLP, No Zu, Alice Ivy, Total Giovanni, Ken Davis, Kon and Rainbow Chan. […]

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Alex Cameron, Gussy, Odette and more nominated for 2017 FBi SMAC Awards

November 30, 2017

For another year, Sydney’s FBi Radio have unleashed the nominees for the SMAC Awards. Celebrating the city’s artistic and creative community, the SMAC Awards will be returning to Carriageworks in January for the ceremony to be held on the 30th and broadcast live on FBi 94.5FM. Among the nominees this year, Alex Cameron and Cloud Control are […]

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A.B. Original and Flume emerge as frontrunner nominees of the 2017 AIR Awards

May 31, 2017

The 2017 AIR Awards have been announced this morning, as the countdown to one of the key events on the Australian music calendar officially kicks off. For the first time, the awards themselves move from Melbourne to Adelaide, taking place at the historic Queen’s Theatre on July 27th. The nominees are wide ranging this year, with […]

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The 40 Best Australian Albums of 2016: From Outlier to Reclaim Australia

January 16, 2017

Last week we delivered our Top 40 Albums of 2016, as voted by our contributors – some huge albums from chart dominating artists entered in, as did some breakthrough records from bands on the homefront we were still getting to know. We go another level deeper and look at the Top Australian releases as part […]

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Summer MOFO Program welcomes Puscifer, Mike Patton, Peaches and more to Hobart in January

October 12, 2016

Over 200 artists will be flocking to Hobart next January 18th – 22nd for an unforgettable summer MOFO festival program. Curated by Brian Ritchie, the festival this year will see punters challenged by the diversity of productions on show, not to mention will be challenging the artists themselves in bringing some truly eclectic ideas to life. With tickets […]

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SA’s Here’s To Now Festival unveils 2017 lineup; Koi Child, 30/70, The Transatlantics & more to play!

October 11, 2016

Picture it. You’ve got views of some of the best wine country South Australia has to offer (outside the Barossa, of course), some of Adelaide’s best foodies providing delectable eats and a stage that has an eclectic line up of live music taking you through a summer’s afternoon right into the warm night time. This […]

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Music Video of the Day: Rainbow Chan “Work” (2016)

July 29, 2016

The latest offering from the always intriguing and captivating Rainbow Chan comes to us in the form of her latest music video, this time for “Work”. Taken from her debut album Spacings, “Work” comes through hard with beat and loop work that has positioned Rainbow Chan’s album as more than just an anticipated flash in the pan collection […]

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DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, Harts, Gawurra & more join the 2016 BIGSOUND Live line up

July 27, 2016

BIGSOUND has unveiled its latest artist additions to the 2016 festival, with some of the country’s beloved touring names joining on a line up exceeding 150 names. DZ Deathrays, Tkay Maidza, Harts, Japanese Wallpaper and Vera Blue have been named alongside Gawurra, Teeth & Tongue, The Belligerents, Harmony James, I Heart Hiroshima, The Gooch Palms, Kučka, Rainbow Chan and more on the latest BIGSOUND reveal – colour us absolutely stoked. They […]

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of March 2016

June 27, 2016

March brought us some fantastic new music from some our favourite artists, while some acts we were stoked to catch overseas also dropped some impressive tunes as they began their foray into the Australian market. We take a look back at our favourite music videos from March as part of our ICYMI series – from Sans Parents […]

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Volumes Festival secures Nicholas Allbrook, Slum Sociable, Mossy, Summer Flake & more for 2016 Event

June 21, 2016

The 2016 Volumes Festival has dropped their 2016 line up today, showing that it’s more than confident in delivering an eclectic and entertaining line up of local talent in its second year. Taking over the heart of Sydney in August, Volumes expands this year to become a two-day event with multiple stages and venues set […]

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Single of the Day: Rainbow Chan “Last” (2016)

May 18, 2016

Sydney based producer and singer Rainbow Chan is known for her left of centre pop, and her latest single “Last” is no exception. In this track her clean, stunning vocals are surrounded by warping synths and unusual, but captivating beats. It’s reminiscent of Grimes‘ newer work at points, but Rainbow Chan is really in a […]

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Music Video of the Day: Rainbow Chan “Nest” (2016)

March 9, 2016

Rainbow Chan has proven time and time again that she is a shining light of Sydney’s interesting music set and with her debut album coming out this year, there’s no doubt we’re about to see more layers from this entertaining pop artist. Her latest single “Nest” now has a music video and it’s got everything we’ve […]

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Live Review: Femme Locale – The Basement (13.09.12)

September 14, 2012

While I’ll admit that the pun in the title convinced me to go as much as the idea of a night of female talent did, the abundance of the latter was the reason I stayed. Lily So & Co, Lucy B, Miss Little, and Rainbow Chan might have only played six song sets, but together […]

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Live Review: Sui Zhen + Rainbow Chan + Carry Nation – The Grace Darling, Melbourne (19.01.12)

January 22, 2012

Sitting down cross legged at a gig is really weird, especially in a pub. I know there are those experimental gigs in warehouses where sitting crossed legged down is a pre-requisite, but why sit on beer soaked carpet? Regardless, I like hanging out with people who like to chill, and I can try to chill, […]

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