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Music February 15, 2020
Tame Impala’s The Slow Rush
Tame Impala’s long-delayed fourth album, The Slow Rush, reckons with the passing of time and the value of solitude. It’s well worth the wait.
Sport September 28, 2019
Peggy O’Neal’s eye on the Tigers
As the first – and still only – woman to serve as an AFL club president, Peggy O’Neal is keenly aware of her role as a groundbreaker, and of her responsibility to the future of her beloved Richmond FC.
Music December 14, 2019
Harry Styles’ Fine Line
Harry Styles’ second solo album, Fine Line, is at its best when the pop star reveals his vulnerable side, but the record needs some reining in.
Culture August 17, 2019
Sleater-Kinney’s The Center Won’t Hold
With their brilliant new album, The Center Won’t Hold, Sleater-Kinney’s defiantly feminist brand of punk remains vital as ever, 25 years after they began making music.
Culture June 08, 2019
Singer-songwriter Jack River
A bagel and a coffee with Holly Rankin, better known as Jack River.
Culture June 01, 2019
Carly Rae Jepsen’s Dedicated
On her fourth album, Dedicated, Canadian popstar Carly Rae Jepsen continues to explore heartbreak, love and infatuation against a backdrop of disco synths and catchy melodies.
Culture April 27, 2019
Top End Wedding actress Miranda Tapsell
Taking the journey from The Sapphires to Top End Wedding with Larrakia actress Miranda Tapsell.
Culture March 23, 2019
Dean Lewis’s A Place We Knew
The appeal of Dean Lewis’s debut album, A Place We Knew, is that the earnest musings on broken relationships can be moulded to anyone’s story. But what his formulaic songwriting gains in popularity, it lacks in depth and insight.
Film December 01, 2018
I Used To Be Normal
Tracking four boy-band-obsessed young women over several years, a new Australian documentary, I Used To Be Normal, turns the spotlight off the stars and onto the fangirls in an effective and sensitive paean to blind infatuation.
Music September 08, 2018
Troye Sivan’s ‘Bloom’
Troye Sivan’s album Bloom delivers polished, romantic pop music laced with an appreciation of longing and regret.