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PREVIEW: Supanova — Rupert Young (No Longer Attending)

Knight in Shining Armour *Unfortunately both Rupert Young and fellow knight Eoin Macken have cancelled their tour with Supanova due to scheduling conflicts but Australian fans of the series will be able to meet at least one knight in shining armour as Sir Percival – played by Tom Hopper – will still be attending the … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Supanova and Gareth David-Lloyd

British Institutions, Fandoms, and Sci-fi, Oh my! Torchwood star Gareth David-Lloyd talks to Rachel Barnes about why he enjoys the science fiction genre, his success with Torchwood, and how he relates to being a part of a sci-fi fandom. Having acted since he was just a kid, Gareth David-Lloyd is no stranger to the power … Continue reading

FILM INTERVIEW: Mark Duplass — Safety Not Guaranteed

Safety Not Guaranteed ALASDAIR DUNCAN risks his personal safety for a time-travelling chat with actor MARK DUPLASS. AD: How did your involvement with Safety Not Guaranteed actually come about? MD: Our producing partner Stephanie Langhoff found it. Jake and Aubery were attached and they had been looking for money for a while. For better or … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Crossfaith

Found In Translation When Offstreet Press sits down with HIROKI IKEGAWA, the bassist from Japan’s premier metalcore outfit CROSSFAITH, there’s a substantial language barrier to contend with. TOM HERSEY finds out that there’s no such barrier preventing him from digging the band’s latest EP Zion. It seemed from the outset like an interview that was … Continue reading

PREVIEW: Cake

Piece of Cake DENIS SEMCHENKO interviews CAKE’s delightfully droll frontman JOHN MCCREA ahead of the Sacramento, CA band’s Harvest 2012 stint — and even though he’s in “I can’t believe I’m talking to the singer I first saw on MTV in 1996!” awe, he cannot resist wondering about the proverbial girl in a short skirt … Continue reading

MUSIC PREVIEW: Geppetto

Into the Woods GEPPETTO’s ever-eloquent EMMA DEAN joins ZENOBIA FROST at Brisbane’s sofa-jungle Junk Bar to talk New York, lederhosen, puppetry and pop. ZENOBIA FROST: You and Jacob [Diefenbach] have just come back from adventures in New York. How was that experience? EMMA DEAN: It was hard being in a foreign city and putting on … Continue reading

DANCE PREVIEW: Terrain

Terrain Choreographer FRANCES RINGS tells ZENOBIA FROST how to translate the shimmer of a salt lake into human movement. ZENOBIA FROST: You mentioned this is your first full-length work with Bangarra, but you have worked with the company many times before. What was your process for developing a full-length production? FRANCES RINGS: The experience has … Continue reading

PREVIEW: HIGH ON FIRE

After releasing the album of their career, the runaway train of success that was Oakland trio HIGH ON FIRE abruptly stopped when frontman MATT PIKE checked himself into rehab. Now sober, Pike talks to TOM HERSEY about getting healthy and heading back out on the road. It seemed like the doom metal power trio were … Continue reading

CABARET PREVIEW: Ghostboy — We Love You!

We Love You! (As Much As Everybody Else Does) THE HOLY GHOSTBOY and his collaborator, soundwizard SIR LADY GRANTHAM, cannibalise Under the Radar with their “one beast, one bitch” neo-cabaret comedy at Metro Arts this September. Limiting himself to a few choice ingredients, Ghostboy sets the record straight for ZENOBIA FROST on his relationship with … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Deb Suckling

On the eve of the annual whirlwind of Brisbane music industry activity otherwise knows as BigSound, DENIS SEMCHENKO chats to QMusic’s DEB SUCKLING about her role in sister event LITTLE BIGSOUND. First of all, do you mind telling us a little about your role at QMusic, Deb? I’ve been at QMusic for seven years now … Continue reading

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