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On the eve of Melbourne’s second lockdown we caught up with RAT!hammock frontman Jackson Phelan to chat about their new song, quarter-life crisis, songwriting, production, and tales of dropped chips at Bigsound.
Slowly Slowly have built a dedicated following in their home town of Melbourne, but last Friday night it was their Brisbane show that went off with a bang. “This is like a home show” declared frontman Ben Stewart. “Thank you so much everyone for coming out, this is crazy”.
What do handfuls of turd, corn on the cob, the pouch of Douglas and Taylor Swift have in common? Find out in Hannah Gadsbyâ€™s latest show ‘Dogmatic’!
Introducing Nadine Karaan, a young makeup enthusiast. Karaan says, â€œMakeup is my life. Itâ€™s not about looking fake or like a Barbie doll, itâ€™s about having control over myself. Being able to give myself a look, but still know it’s …
6am at the Garage is bringing cinematic grandeur to alternative dance music with their Projections of Dance film series at the iconic Astor Theatre. The media collective has developed an eclectic but cohesive program of electronic music cinema that mixes together fiction, documentary and concert films.
On his sophomore solo album, Craig Finn has stripped away the noise and grandiosity thatâ€™s defined most of his career, revealing the core components of his distinctive lyrical style while telling tender, grounded stories.
“They donâ€™t engage in the empty nostalgia of simply referencing classic films, hoping to somehow co-opt the aura of cool. What they share, along with awesome synth soundtracks, is an aesthetic philosophy”