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Sunday, July 15th, 2018

 

FILM REVIEW: SKYSCRAPER

Director:   Rawson Marshall Thurber Cast:   Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber, Chin Han, Roland Moller, Hannah Quinlivan, McKenna Roberts, Noah Cottrell, Byron Mann Rating:   M Running Time:   102 Australian Distributor:   Universal Pictures Australia You have to hand it to The Rock (Dwayne Johnson). His upper body does most of the work because he’s playing a character with only one whole leg, the other having been partially blown off by a bomb a decade earlier. This makes him an ideal hero for a vertical action movie, and alsoRead More


Single Release: Saya – Side Ting

Toronto’s Saya exudes confidence well beyond her 23 years. She first impressed listeners with her 2016 debut single “Wet Dreams,” which set the groundwork for her unconventional approach to music that blends hip-hop futurism and reggaeton beats with trappings of pop undertones. Now Saya announces her new EP “Sugar Coated” with the release of the first single “Side Ting” with an accompanying video. The clip (produced/styled by Saya and directed by Zhamak Fullad) shows that Saya is more than just her music; her bold early 00s inspired style of thigh highs, plaid skirts, and whiteRead More


Album Release: Eleanor Tomlinson – Tales From Home

Sony Music Masterworks is thrilled to announce the release of Eleanor Tomlinson debut album ‘Tales From Home’. ‘Tales From Home’ is an ethereal collection of folk-influenced covers. Song choices include classic hits from the likes of Simon & Garfunkel (Homeward Bound), Carole King (Tapestry) and Bonnie Raitt (I Can’t Make You Love Me). A number of traditional Scottish and Irish folk songs also feature such as The Spinning Wheel which is a duet with Eleanor’s brother, Ross Tomlinson. ‘Tales From Home’ is produced by Poldark soundtrack composer Anne Dudley, whoRead More


Single Release: Sannia – Go And Get Over

Soulful Melbourne artist Sannia has announced her debut single Go And Get Over, a strikingly vulnerable track that documents the trying and slow process of moving on.  The newcomer has also announced a clip to accompany the track, directed by Giulia Giannini McGauran (Meg Mac, Alex Lahey, The Rubens).  To celebrate Go And Get Over, Sannia will be playing an intimate show in her hometown on Friday July 13 at the Wesley Anne in Northcote, supported by Ruby Gill and Eaglemont. Go And Get Over is resigned and raw –Read More


Album Release: Gotti – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Sony Music proudly announces the release of GOTTI (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), starring John Travolta in the title role.  The album features the film’s original score music by GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum international music icon, business entrepreneur and motivational Armando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, and his long-time Grammy-winning producer Jorge Gomez. The project marks Pitbull’s first assignment scoring a motion picture soundtrack. The soundtrack also includes three solo Pitbull tracks, one of them being the single AMORE featuring Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Leona Lewis. “Everything about Pitbull – his style, creativity, and culture make his scoring ofRead More


Nils Frahm Australian Tour

Berlin composer and pianist Nils Frahm has announced additional Australian shows on top of his appearance at Melbourne Festival. The tour will kick off on Sunday 7th October at Brisbane’s Tivoli Theatre before heading to Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney’s iconic Opera House. This will be his first time in Australia since his sell-out shows around the country in 2014. The tour follows the release of his latest album ALL MELODY in January this year, which received widespread critical acclaim. With his unconventional approach to music, Frahm captures the imagination of music fans across many genres, winning many fans globally.  Exploring alternative ways to incorporate his instruments to his music the album seesRead More


GYMPIE Music Muster 2018

With the announcement of new, specially curated program elements including practical music workshops and industry advice forums, the 2018 Gympie Music Muster has evolved into a music festival unlike any other in Australia. The Muster is also the only festival to provide multiple platforms to shed a light on young talent and help foster music industry success through the 28th annual Muster Talent Search and the Emerging Talent Showcase, along with a newly launched Music Industry Workshop and Harmonica, Guitar and Ukulele workshops. Music industry hopefuls young and old willRead More


Charli XCX wears Luxe in Rita Ora’s new video

GRAMMY-nominated singer Charli XCX wore the Nicolette Mesh Robe in white by Luxe Fashion Line in singer Rita Ora’s new music video “Girls” which features GRAMMY-nominated rapper Cardi B and singer Bebe Rexha.


Single Release: Fyre Byrd – Take Me Out

Adelaide two-piece rock outfit, Fyre Byrd, have dropped their much-anticipated debut single, Take Me Out, through Golden Robot Records and produced by Steve Balbi. Based in Adelaide, Fyre Byrd have taken advantage of the chemistry they have built as siblings over the years, making their presence known with Daniella’s animalistic drums and Joshua’s vocals and heavily distorted guitar that drive the melodic energy of their songs. The Australian duo’s sound moulds the rock dynamism of the likes of The White Stripes and Muse. Their debut single, Take Me Out, is indie rock/popRead More


Single Release: Blanche – ‘Wrong Turn’

Blanche, aka 18-year-old Belgian singer/songwriter Ellie Delvaux, today releases her new single ‘Wrong Turn’ via [PIAS] Recordings. “‘Wrong Turn’ is about daring to go the way nobody expects you to, but still not knowing if it is the right way,” the artist says. “It’s about not going where’s expected; doubts, losing time, love, other people’s views, strength, fears, talking the right way, and the influence of love on our life decisions.” Produced by Patrick Wimberly, whose credits include Beyoncé, Solange, Blood Orange and Chairlift, ‘Wrong Turn’ is the follow up toRead More