Day: 3 November 2014

Live Review: Songs That Made Me ft. Katie Noonan + Melody Pool + Sam Buckingham + Angie Hart – ARTBAR, Perth (30.10.14)

Last week four of Australia’s best female singers, performers and songwriters, Katie Noonan, Melody Pool, Sam Buckingham and Angie Hart, helped close this years ARTBAR season with their show, Songs That Made Me, a celebration of the songs that helped to inspire them as musicians and people. Songs That Made Me, the live show, is…

Read More
the living end

Scott Owen of The Living End (Melbourne) talks about Project 50.50.50 and the Green Day tour of 1995

It seems like The Living End have been around for ages now but who can blame them? For a band that’s so passionate at what they do, it’s no wonder Scott Owen embraces every opportunity the band have taken that has lead them to their successes as of now. Looking back at their classic hit wonders, “White…

Read More

Lene Nystrøm of 90s iconic pop band, Aqua (Norway), speaks about touring and being called a “Barbie Girl”

Reaping honourable success in the 90s, eurodance/bubblegum pop band, Aqua have proven to themselves that they’re a band that will remain a band until the very end. With their timeless classics being “Barbie Girl” and “Doctor Jones”, speaking with Lene Nystrøm brought back very fond memories of my childhood; a chance to “Turn Back Time”. With the…

Read More
yellowcard lift a sail album art

Album Review: Yellowcard – Lift a Sail (2014 LP)

Yellowcard have triumphed with their recent release of Lift a Sail. It is an album of personal journey that tells a story of their own; a recollection of memories that have shaped who they are today and a milestone that inevitably shows off their achievements as a band. From start to finish, it endeavours beautiful intricacies that…

Read More

Photo Gallery: The Madden Brothers – Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney (01.11.14)

The Madden Brothers hit the Qantas Credit Union Arena with a massive show of new hits and old favourites. Check out the photo gallery from the night by Gwendolyn Lee:

Read More

Photo Gallery: Radio Birdman + Hard-Ons + Hits – Manning Bar, Sydney (01.11.14)

Legendary Sydney band Radio Birdman played a Sold Out hometown show at the Manning Bar over the weekend, supported by Hard-Ons and Hits. Pete Dovgan brings you the photos.

Read More

Win a double pass to the WA Music Awards at the Capitol in Perth on Friday Night!

The premier celebration of local music, this year’s WA Music Awards will be dishing out the WAMis and good times for industry and music lovers alike at Capitol, this Friday night. Fresh off a sold-out run of shows at Edinburgh Fringe, the party will be hosted by Tomás Ford and special industry guests from across…

Read More

Stranded Festival Prep: 5 Pool Party Essentials with POOLCLVB

Ahead of the anticipated Stranded Festival on South Stradbroke Island on November 14th, we’re catching up with a few of the artists who are helping us get prepped for the event. First up, we get POOLCLVB to pass along their top 5 pool party essentials. Counting down from number five… #5 FROZEN MARGARITAS Apply directly…

Read More

Audio Tech of the Month: Plantronics BackBeat PRO Wireless Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones

In our new monthly segment on the AU, we’re excited to name our “Audio Tech of the Month”. From portable players to apps, speakers, headphones, microphones and everything in between, we’ll be delivering the best of the best every month. For November’s first ever installment, we feature one of the latest Bluetooth headsets introduced in…

Read More

TV Review: American Horror Story: Freak Show Episode 4 “Edward Mordrake, Pt 2” (USA, 2014)

Following up from episode 3, we have Part 2 of the “Edward Mordrake” story. Episode 4 is where Freak Show starts to get really interesting. I would consider this to be the ‘Origin Story’ episode. We see Edward Mordrake visit various members of the Carnies in his search for the one he’s been summoned for…

Read More

Our Five Favourite Christopher Nolan Films… So Far.

With his highly anticipated new film Interstellar opening on Thursday, it’s easy to be confident that Christopher Nolan has delivered us a cinematic marvel. A quick look at his track record shows that his level of quality makes him one of the best filmmakers of our time. He pushes the boundaries of technology, limiting the…

Read More

Film Review: Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed (Spain, 2013)

Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed is a Spanish film inspired by the iconic lyrics from “Strawberry Fields Forever”. I stumbled across at the cinemas last week and attended on title alone. As a Beatles fan I wasn’t disappointed, but how about as a film fan? It just so happened that in my spontaneous choice…

Read More