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PUNK & DISORDERLY JUNE-JULY - A long-dead label resurrected, local bands respected, and new music prospected

PUNK & DISORDERLY JUNE-JULY – A long-dead label resurrected, local bands respected, and new music prospected

With Alice Worley Hey y’all! Got a bunch more release rumblings and a couple of ACT punk rock bands about ...
SHOTGUN MISTRESS blasts out another blistering blend of indie contemporary hard rock with BLEED ME OUT

SHOTGUN MISTRESS blasts out another blistering blend of indie contemporary hard rock with BLEED ME OUT

Review by Vince Leigh / Photo by Oli Sansom Melbourne-based band Shotgun Mistress has just released their first track for ...
SPUTNIK SWEETHEART has delivered yet again— JEALOUSY is a splendidly potent indie-rock experience

SPUTNIK SWEETHEART has delivered yet again— JEALOUSY is a splendidly potent indie-rock experience

Review by Vince Leigh In support of their new release, Jealousy, Sputnik Sweetheart will be hitting the road for a ...
The Skywhale's the limit! Jess Green as PhEnO breathes further air both into the iconic creature and Canberra music

The Skywhale’s the limit! Jess Green as PhEnO breathes further air both into the iconic creature and Canberra music

By Ruth O’Brien Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a bloody Skywhale!  Never in my wildest ...

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BEN ELTON Bares All

BEN ELTON Bares All

By Allan Sko Ben Elton is the Cliff Richard of comedy. At least when talking about long term success. The ...
[Win!] One of two double passes to Flickerfest 2021 - Friday, 16 April

[Win!] One of two double passes to Flickerfest 2021 – Friday, 16 April

Celebrating its 30th year, Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised short film festival, presenting A-list selections from ...
The triumphant return of FLICKERFEST 2021 - Where Canberra's finest meets the world's top short films

The triumphant return of FLICKERFEST 2021 – Where Canberra’s finest meets the world’s top short films

Celebrating its 30th year in 2021, Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised short film festival, continuing on ...
Songs From A Stolen Senate: "Indigenous culture from indigenous composers."

Songs From A Stolen Senate: “Indigenous culture from indigenous composers.”

By Allan Sko [PIC composer Warren Williams, taken by William Thomson] ”I think this is exciting not just for indigenous ...

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[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

Answering an advertisement seeking a man between 80 and 90 years old, Sergio (Sergio Chamy) is enlisted by private detective ...
Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Grandparenting 101 [Enkel für Anfänger] — German Film Festival 2021

Philippa (Barbara Sukova), long estranged from her own daughter and granddaughter, has been “grandparenting” children through an agency and encourages ...