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Monday, October 27 2014

Emma Donovan & The PutBacks - “Dawn” EPK (video) (Premiere)

Take an advanced look at the recording process behind the funky forthcoming album by the Australian soul outfit Emma Donovan & The PutBacks.


Friday, October 4 2013

Paul Conrad - “Heresy Baby” (stream) (Premiere)

Australian singer-songwriter Paul Conrad constructs a full sound drawing from indie and classic rock, topped with a Thom Yorke-esque voice.


Thursday, September 12 2013

She Haunts Me Still: My Trip to Jenny Jones

More than a decade since attending her show, the not so behind-the-scenes tactics of day time talk still linger.


Thursday, August 22 2013

Lace Curtain: Falling/Running

Australian trio Lace Curtain's debut 12" for Mexican Summer, Falling/Running, incorporates a wide range of influences from electronic music, spanning '80s synth pop and contemporary groups such as Light Asylum.


Wednesday, July 10 2013

The DVD is the Book is the Origin of Marvel’s Mysterious Mutant: ‘Wolverine’

The close (read: verbatim) adherence to its source material's story and art here is admirable and could be a beacon for new fans, but existing comics fans may question the necessity of this almost-cartoon "Motion Comic".


Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Lonely Island: The Wack Album

Through comedy, the members of the Lonely Island provide another direct criticism on American subcultures and flaunt their knowledge and reverence of rap and hip hop with The Wack Album.


Monday, March 25 2013

Crime & the City Solution: American Twilight

The '80s post-punk act's first album in 22 years reveals a talent for dark, mournful balladry -- and a bitter fascination with America.


Tuesday, January 22 2013

Kylie Auldist: Still Life

Hearkening back to the days of classic soul, Still Life is an updated retro-soul affair that serves as a solid testament to R&B singer Auldist's artistry.


Monday, November 21 2011

Francis Plagne: Tenth Volume of Maps

Australian Francis Plagne makes most straightforward release to date.


Wednesday, October 19 2011

Jasmina Maschina: Alphabet Dream Noise

Despite moments where one might be tempted to write it off as a waste of time, there are glimmers that something truly amazing is buried deep in Alphabet Dream Noise.


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Skybombers: Black Carousel (Reviews) [5.Apr.11]
Amanda Palmer: Goes Down Under (Reviews) [16.Feb.11]
February 2010 in TV (Mixed Media) [20.Dec.10]
Fabulous Diamonds: Fabulous Diamonds II (Capsule Reviews) [20.Oct.10]
Kathy ‘Oprah’ Griffin? (Columns) [13.Dec.09]
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Reviews) [1.May.09]
Summer of Same: May 2009 (Features) [26.Apr.09]
The Leak: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” Unleashed (Short Ends and Leader) [2.Apr.09]
Australia (Reviews) [12.Mar.09]
OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008 (Features) [14.Jan.09]
Australia (Reviews) [26.Nov.08]
Australia (Short Ends and Leader) [25.Nov.08]
Deception (Reviews) [14.Oct.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008 (Features) [10.Sep.08]
Deception (Reviews) [28.Apr.08]
Various: Add to Friends (Capsule Reviews) [4.Oct.07]
Kids’ DVDs: June 2007 (Features) [5.Jun.07]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [15.Mar.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
The Fountain (2006) (Reviews) [22.Nov.06]
Happy Feet (2006) (Reviews) [20.Nov.06]
Flushed Away (2006) (Reviews) [8.Nov.06]
The Prestige (2006) (Reviews) [20.Oct.06]
Scoop (2006) (Reviews) [27.Jul.06]
Scoop (2006) (Reviews) [27.Jul.06]
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) (Reviews) [26.May.06]
Van Helsing (2004) (Reviews) [6.May.04]
X2: X-Men United (2003) (Reviews) [1.Dec.03]
X2: X-Men United (2003) (Reviews) [1.May.03]
Kate & Leopold (2001) (Reviews) [24.Dec.01]
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