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Saturday, September 15th, 2018



Following its world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival recently, the new feature documentary Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy has just been released in cinemas nationally on over 220 screens across the country, making it the biggest Australian documentary release in history, and the biggest documentary release since Michael Jackson’s This Is It in 2009. The companion album, Working Class Boy – The Soundtracks is out now on Bloodlines Music with Jimmy Barnes giving his royalties from the album sales for this year to help drought relief efforts. Jimmy explained, “Like so many Australians the media images of farmers in crisis have madeRead More

2018 Against The Grain Festival

Returning with its third annual installment and most ambitious line up to date, GRAIN ZINE announce the line-up for Against The Grain Festival 2018. The bill is filled to the brim with Australia’s most exciting established and up-and-coming talent including City Calm Down, Tiny Little Houses, Maddy Jane and more. Saturday, November 3, 2018 will see 20 interstate and local artists will perform across three of Brisbane’s favourite venues; The Foundry, The Brightside and The Valley Drive-In (The Brightside car-park). City Calm Down will close out the festival, fresh off their national tour in support of theirRead More

Shihad 30th Anniversary Tour

Picture this… 1988, Bob Hawke is Prime Minister, Australia dumps $600 million bucks of tax payer cash on Expo 88, Home and Away hits our TV screens for the first time, Nintendo release the Game Boy, free University education is no longer an option, and over in Wellington NZ, the Southernmost capital city in the world, Jon Toogood and Tom Larkin are busily creating a heavy rock band…. A monstrous band that would end up becoming one of New Zealand’s most loved, respected and successful exports.…. SHIHAD! Fast forward to 2018… Jon, Tom, lead guitaristRead More

EP Release: Mini Mansions – Works Every Time

Mini Mansions unveil their brand new single “Works Every Time” and announce their new Works Every Time EP, due for release September 28 via Fiction Records / Caroline Australia. “Works Every Time” finds the band in their prime – open, honest, and full of real tangible emotion but counterbalancing those feelings with musically fun songs. The single is infectious, with dark cool sounds layered with zingy guitar work and Tyler Parkford’s love-torn lyrical confessions. Although arguably a pop hit, Mini Mansions do not shy away from the melancholic toe-tapping grit that is their staple. OfRead More

Palm Beach – Behind the scenes images

PALM BEACH is a drama-comedy about a group of lifelong friends reuniting to celebrate a special birthday, with Palm Beach providing a stunning backdrop for the unfolding drama. The good times roll with loads of laughter, lavish meals, flowing wine and fantastic music, but slowly tensions mount and deep secrets emerge. PALM BEACH is written by Joanna Murray-Smith and Rachel Ward, directed by Rachel Ward, and produced by Bryan Brown for New Town Films and Deb Balderstone for Soapbox Industries. The film stars Bryan Brown (Sweet Country, Beautiful Kate), Sam NeillRead More