Music Insight, 2018 A lullaby for existentialists, There Is A Presence Here is the debut album from Brianna Hunt, known as Many Rooms. After the critical acclaim received from the release of her single ‘Which Is To Say, Everything’, which debuted on NPR’s All Songs Considered, Hunt has authored an album that leads listeners deep into darkness.
Music Insight, 2018 Stella Donnelly and Alex the Astronaut have swapped noodles and astronaut suits for guitars in the first of their two sold-out shows at the Oxford Art Factory. They were supported by local artist JEFFE, and the ladies-only lineup delighted the crowd on Wednesday night.
A late start didn’t stop LANY from dazzling crowds at Luna Park’s Big Top on Sunday. The band made an impressive entrance through thick haze and humidity to the cheers of a rain-soaked crowd, lead vocalist Paul Klein standing with arms outstretched as he thanked audiences for braving the elements to hear them play in one of their “favourite
Music Insight, February 2018 Ten years after releasing his first record, English pop-folk artist Newton Faulkner believes he has found his sound. Describing his latest release, Hit the Ground Running, as a ‘fully updated version’ of his debut album Hand Built by Robots, Faulkner’s newest record is an engaging mix of old and new.
Music Insight, 2018 Few indie artists can say they’ve performed to a packed Concert Hall at the Sydney Opera House, and the wonder wasn’t lost on Los Angeles native Moses Sumney. A soulful mix of R&B, folk, and jazz, Sumney was accompanied by Sam Gendel (Percussion, Woodwinds, Electric Guitar,) Mike Haldeman (Electric Guitar) and drummer ‘Lucky’ Paul Taylor, who has toured
Music Insight, February 2018 ‘Which Is To Say, Everything’ is the first single from Many Rooms, the project of Houston-based artist Brianna Hunt. Her debut album, There Is A Presence Here, follows her 2015 EP, Hollow Body.
Common Grace, December 2017 Studying journalism turns you into a particular kind of person. The one who has eight different news apps all vying for attention with various notification sounds, updating you regularly through the day of what’s going on in the world. You wake up to a notification feed that overflows when a tragedy
UTS Journalism, October 2017 Eliza Spencer attended Welcome to Australia’s Walk Together Rally last fortnight, and asked marchers why they’re walking for freedom. MC’d by Tom Ballard and featuring World Vision Advocate Tim Costello, Youth Leaders Bassam Maaliki and Rooan Al Kamashi, and Union Leader Sally McManus.
Young people living in Australia face significant barriers in accessing mental health services as rates of mental illness remain high. A report released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that over a quarter of Australians aged 16-24 years old have a mental health condition that lasts for more than a year. Only half of these young
UTS Journalism, April 2017 Katoomba’s aging homeless community are waiting up to a decade for accommodation as new reports reveal a severe lack of available housing. The latest figures from the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) show a 10+ year waiting time for social housing in many of the Outer Western regions, including