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Science fiction is at its best when it allows us to explore our own humanity and challenges the way we think about ourselves. At its core, Midnight Special is a deeply personal parable about faith and unconditional parental love.
More than just giving thanks to those who went to die in World War I, ANZAC day is a day to remember the crippling effect of peer-pressure and social ostracism.
Charming and open to all comers, there is a sense of community to Yardstock. It’s part of the celebration and embrace of the west coast chill. A journey over 5 backyards and spaces in coastal suburbia and thirteen acts provides a day of easy pleasure.
Record Store Day is rapidly approaching for another year, and it’s shaping up to be a good one! Landing in record stores worldwide on April 16 will be a string of unique releases from a massive range of artists, and gigs will be rampant throughout. Here’s a list of some of the things we think you should look out for.
Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent is a masterful and genuine ethnographic exploration of the cultural exchange between white scientists/colonialists and the Indigenous Amazonian peoples.
Presenting their self-titled debut EP, Hoodlem brings to the table an intoxicating handful of fragmented R&B electronic. And you’d best bet it goes hand in hand with claps of cosmic percussion.
I went into the film expecting a stoic, Icelandic comedy thanks to the theatrical trailer, but Rams proved to be a dry, glacial slog filled with pockets of surprisingly heartfelt and human warmth.
As well as providing much needed exposure to local WA artists, GTM has returned in 2016 with a thrilling international lineup. We're moo're than excited.
“Feelin Kinda Free” proves a fitting title- The Drones seem to be cut loose from the constraints of “acceptable” social discourse, as well as genre. It’s the auditory equivalent of an explosive; no one is safe from its zone of destruction. The result is exhilarating and fierce, and one of the best albums of their immense catalogue.
As a biographical drama, the Miles Ahead does seem to have a rough basis in reality, following Miles Davis’ coke-fuelled hiatus from music throughout the mid to late-seventies.
In a rude contradiction to the film’s title, the character of Barney Thompson never quite reaches the lofty heights of his prescribed ‘legend’ status.
Little Simz kept the melody sweet, bass low, and lyrics forceful, solidifying her position as a force to be reckoned with, taking the title of King. Not Queen, because "women can be kings".