This review will be a little different than my usual reviews: I had high hopes for this film. I’d heard great initial reviews and word of mouth.
Songs to Play is a collection of nuanced tracks, delivering short stories, character sketches and slices of suburban Australian life.
Joshua Radin and Demi Louise mesmerised Adelaide on Tuesday night, bringing the small crowd at The Gov to a standstill.
With spring upon us, it’s the perfect time to explore the inspiring paths of Adelaide.
August was a great month for albums, with high quality LPs dropping every week, both here and internationally. The Upside News takes a look at releases from Mac DeMarco, Destroyer, Bad//Dreems and The Bohicas.
Existential angst has never been so much fun. Furman is a restless soul who makes a virtue of the fact, managing to channel this into music with an infectious, frenetic energy.
In contrast with the very sad circumstances that gave rise to Tigersapp, the music is bright, lively and brimming with ideas.
The Age of Entitlement is an album for the ages. Taking on Australian politics in 2015 with the same clarity and passion as Midnight Oil did in 1982 with 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1, The Basics present a fine collection of engaging songs delivered with feeling, humour and acumen.
The paring of The BellRays and Dallas Frasca was an inspired choice. Both acts have a take-no-prisoners approach to rock’n’roll, complete with charismatic front-women who leave you with no choice but to engage in the live experience.
The plot is disjointed, jumping across time, and completely dismissing what should have been a solid chunk of the film. Character development is almost non-existent, and you can’t identify or empathise with the main characters…