Category: Reviews

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls is the engrossing tale of Connor (newcomer McDougall), a young British boy who is enduring a confusing time ...
Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth

Ever wondered what Lady Macbeth was like before she wedded (not so) worthy Thane Macbeth? I have… Katherine (Florence Pugh ...
It Comes at Night

It Comes at Night

Turgid paranoia trumping the best of intentions is the central theme of director Trey Edward Shults’ creepy dystopian film It ...
Niall Horan – ‘Slow Hands’

Niall Horan – ‘Slow Hands’

The chorus of this song contains the line, “like sweat dripping down our dirty laundry”, inferring he wore filthy clothes ...
Wet Lips – ‘Shame’

Wet Lips – ‘Shame’

There’s something immediately grabbing about ‘Shame’; the descending fuzz-stricken riff, the tight backbeat. But the trio only build from there ...
Shoeb Ahmad – “mask-ed”

Shoeb Ahmad – “mask-ed”

The line between honesty and vulnerability, and one capturing the tide from the other, is very narrow. On “mask-ed” Ahmad ...
Terry – ‘Take Me To The City’

Terry – ‘Take Me To The City’

A slightly laconic guitar line – wait, can a guitar be laconic? Let’s say yes for the purpose of this ...
Georgia Fields + Phia, Melanie Horsnell @ Smith’s Alternative, Thursday July 13

Georgia Fields + Phia, Melanie Horsnell @ Smith’s Alternative, Thursday July 13

The chilly nights of Canberra call for warm, cosy venues with warming drinks like red wine and whisky and, of ...
All Time Low – Last Young Renegade

All Time Low – Last Young Renegade

[Fueled by Ramen] “Please turn on some bad music”, said no one ever. All Time Low’s new album, Last Young ...
Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory

Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory

[Def Jam Recordings] This isn’t a Vince Staples album in the vein of the other Vince Staples albums. Let’s get ...