The soundtrack for the biggest film of the year is heavy on big names, but light on thrills There are probably very few people as satisfied with themselves right now than the Barbie marketing team. Between the universally praised teasers, social media campaigns that caught on like pink wildfire, and
Niamh Elliott-Brennan and Matthew Forbes capture some of the standout moments of the festival’s fulfilling final day. Photos: Lincoln Gidney The third day of Splendour in the Grass was bittersweet; the sun was shining, morale was high, and some of the best sets of the festival were yet to come
Niamh Elliott-Brennan and Matthew Forbes flash back to Saturday, when bluer skies allowed the festival to officially kick off. It goes without saying that the second day of Splendour in the Grass 2022 was a whole lot better than the first. Despite the mud sticking around (quite literally), making da
Image: Tobi Lotus (Twitter) Niamh Elliott-Brennan and Matthew Forbes provide a run-down on an eventful day at North Byron Parklands, which was marked by major cancellations and perilous weather. For the first time since 2019, thousands have flocked into the North Byron Parklands for the renowned Spl
It’s being lauded as the greatest soundtrack in years, but the tie-in album for Illumination’s latest family blockbuster is a mixed bag at best. How did we get here? That was the question that immediately sprang to mind when the tracklist for the Minions: The Rise of Gru soundtrack
Good 90s revivalism, bad 90s revivalism, and songs about pizza. Matthew Forbes spotlights some of the standout releases of the last few months. After a string of fantastic albums in the first three months of the year, the second quarter of 2022 has been a little less impressive. Of course, there’s
Hello and welcome to a very exciting week in music! Get ready to be taken on a journey as Christine Lai, Zoe Biggs, and Matthew Forbes navigate through the latest and greatest from Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers, LARA D, and Jude Korab.
With the unending barrage of horrendous news coming at us from all angles in 2022, it’s comforting to know that for every unfortunate or disappointing event that takes place in the music world, there’s a much more pleasing one to balance it out. Valerie may have left Sweet Trip, but Florida Geor
It's an exciting week here for Fresh Music Fridays, as Harry Gay, Matt Forbes and Iggy lead us on a journey through tracks hot off the presses: some highly anticipated Rex Orange County, a funky 80s tune from Alex Cameron, and a dash of debut grunge-rock from the Mysterines.