Braithwaite’s unlikely new gig

Braithwaite’s unlikely new gig

DARYL Braithwaite has been added to the bill of alternative music festival The Falls. It continues 68 year old Braithwaite’s crossing over to a younger generation on the back of the ongoing popularity of his 1991 hit The Horses. Braithwaite now joins a Falls bill that includes Triple J favourites Flume, Liam Gallagher, Fleet Foxes, Peking Duk, Glass Animals, Angus and Julia Stone and the Kooks. “We all felt like there is a Daryl renaissance and The Horses is still a huge moment in Australian music regardless of your age,”…

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Game of Thrones chat: It's all Jon's fault, they never should've been there

Game of Thrones chat: It's all Jon's fault, they never should've been there

Updated August 22, 2017 08:16:37 Photo: Things got chilly for Jon Snow this week. (HBO) Related Story: PSA: Next week’s Game of Thrones episode has leaked and there are spoilers everywhere Related Story: Game of Thrones chat: Can everyone please just shut up and listen to Gilly? Game of Thrones continues to deliver the big pay-offs with yet another massive battle … and some severe repercussions. Episode 6, Beyond the Wall, is the one everyone is going to be talking about, so grab your dragonglass and join your Westerosi correspondents…

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Britney slams media at LA concert

Britney slams media at LA concert

BRITNEY SPEARS has slammed the media on stage during her concert in LA, claiming that they’ve never provided much of break throughout her career. “The press and the media my whole life, because one minute they tear you down, they’re really horrible, and the next minute, you’re on top of the world,” the 35-year-old told the audience. Spears continued, “But, I’ve never really spoke about [it], you know? And I’m a southern girl, I’m from Louisiana. I’m from the south, and I like to keep it real. And I just…

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Hobart's Carols By Candlelight concert goes indoors with battery-powered candles

Hobart's Carols By Candlelight concert goes indoors with battery-powered candles

Updated August 21, 2017 15:57:06 Photo: Organisers say the admission fee for this year’s carols will be “reasonable”. (Supplied: ExitLeft Productions) This year’s Hobart Carols By Candlelight event will be a paid-ticket, scaled-down, indoor affair with electric candles, organisers have announced. Photo: St David’s Cathedral, the venue for this year’s event. (Supplied: saintdavids.org.au) ExitLeft Productions said the revamped Christmas carols event would be held at St David’s Cathedral, where audience capacity would be about 650. ExitLeft managing director Ian Williams said the company decided to hold a more “intimate” event…

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Beaconsfield survivor’s tragic split

Beaconsfield survivor’s tragic split

FORMER Beaconsfield miner Todd Russell who was trapped underground for 321 hours has revealed the reason behind his marriage breakdown with his wife. In an interview aired on A Current Affair Monday night, Mr Russell and his wife Carolyn speak candidly about their marriage breakdown years after the mining disaster. “There were other women,” Ms Russell said as she revealed the couple had separated. “I never had any trust for him.” Mr Russell made world headlines when he survived being trapped nearly one kilometre underground with his former colleague Brant…

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