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Parker

Originally hailing from Kununurra in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, but now based out of Tasmania Parker is an artists who thrives on expressing herself though a range of mediums. These mediums range from music, both with her solo project Parker or band project Runaway Belles, and visual art projects. Ultimately though for Tash […]

Grey Daze – Amends

Posthumous releases of any kind - whether they be in the form of singles, films, or as is the case with Amends full albums - are always a delicate matter. Whilst Chester Bennington is best known as the voice of Linkin Park, it was not his only musical project. Prior to forming that iconic band […]

THE NAKED CITY – TAKE ME BACK TO TULSA!

If they were still alive today, you might well ask - how would some of the great American movie directors like Robert Altman and Stanley Kubrick react to the recent Trump political rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma? If ever there were the ingredients for another cutting American satire, the Tulsa rally had it all – jingoism, […]

Lucille – Come On, Fly

It's undeniable that Melbourne's Lucille has a beautiful voice, even when it is unlike any other. Her new album Come On, Fly is a captivating showcase of her unique voice and deeply emotive storytelling. Inspired by her birthplace of Berlin and the current state of global affairs the title track of this record explores the […]

Burden

In a global political climate dominated by Black Lives Matter rallies Burden arrives at a poignant time in world history. A true story based on the 1990s story of a Ku Klux Klan member who has a change of heart thanks to the influence of his new girlfriend.  When Mike Burden (Garret Hedland) meets Judy […]

Savannah Clarke – Now United

At a time when the world has been driven apart by COVID-19 but then drawn together in the fight for justice and and to racism the global music group Now United is perhaps more poignant than ever. For Australian music lovers the group has gained even greater significance recently with the addition of Sydneysider Savannah […]

Sea Fever

Set aboard an Irish fishing vessel which encounters a parasitic plague and thus enters into a forced quarantine, the themes of Sea Fever hit close to home given the current global pandemic. Sea Fever follows Siobhán (Hermione Corfield), an Irish marine biology student who is tasked with joining a fishing crew on their latest voyage in […]

Thriving In The Hive

Gavin Smith is an inner city beekeeper with a difference. He wasn’t always a beekeeper and was for many years an art teacher. After Smith retired from teaching he found a renewed interest in the world of insects. Something that had fascinated him as a child. Before long he found his specialty, bees. Smith has […]

Phoenix Collective – Different Trains

With COVID-19 restrictions shutting down performance venues around the country for the foreseeable future the viability of their 2020 concert season was left “uncertain” for the Phoenix Collective. But the collective hopes to continue delivering high quality performances online, and say now more than ever we can see the importance of art in a time […]

The Assistant

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the subsequent #MeToo movement comes a suffocating new film by writer/director Kitty Green. The Assistant stars Julia Garner (Ozark) as Jane, a young recent university graduate who has scored an entry-level job as an assistant to a high-powered New York film producer. During the course of […]