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“Vulnerable” reaffirms boundaries, and love languages | 5 Stars

Simone Strauss ushers in the new year with a brand new single, “Vulnerable“. Building on the moment and pace of “Corner“, this new piece is the theme song to love language miscommunication in the era of nostalgia-pop, eliciting similarities between Olivia Rodrigo, Jorja Smith, and Giveon. This bluesy-pop track is an intimate look into toxic […]

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“Black Sky” brightens the soul | 5 Shooting Stars

Black Sky is a new release from local talent, Philip La Rosa, and letter of love and solidarity to his parents. Borne from the discovery of a late sister, the song tackles themes of loss, acceptance, hope, and purpose; making it an auditory-twin to the bliss-pop ballad of Paradise. Using dampened drums, and unassuming piano, Black Sky creates a […]

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No Longer in the “Corner” | Debut Release by Simone Strauss

New local singer, and songwriter, Simone Strauss, has just debuted her first single “corner” across all major streaming platforms. The project comes after many months producing, but also a few years of self reflection and heart-ache. Described as a therapeutic song, “corner” is a dark-pop journal entry that everyone has written at some point in […]

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5 Bright Stars for WAAPA’s 2nd Year Musical Theatre

Bright Star is a real-life story from a collaboration between folk-singer Edie Brickell and comedy actor, Steve Martin. Having worked previously together on the Grammy Award winning Blue Grass album, they took to Broadway with their sound and story – landing on the stage in 2016.  Five years later, Bright Star shines at the Roundhouse Theatre, being performed […]

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Are You Ready to Slam? WA Heats Final

Saturday, August 28… the FINAL of the 2021 Australian Poetry Slam, West Australian Heats. And what a month that was. New and old faces, a huge range of content, and of course, slams that make you think, shock you and leave you wondering, what the fuck did I just watch. This time in the MAIN […]