Day: 22 January 2015

the AU interview: Rory Dooley (Ultimate Ears) speaks about new Logitech speakers, the future of technology and more

January 22, 2015

Ultimate Ears is expanding their already impressive line of mobile speakers with the introduction of the UE MEGABOOM. This is the real deal, fronting the next generation of portable wireless speakers that don’t skip on sound quality. With a list of features from easy wireless updates to a 20 hour rechargable battery life, the UE MEGABOOM is made for convenient use that ‘blasts freakishly amazing sound!’

Read More

Single Stream: The Cold and Lovely "Lost All Control" (2015)

January 22, 2015

With soft entrancing vocals and a 90’s edge, LA artists Meghan Toohey and Nicole Fiorentino of The Cold and Lovely are back with a serious punch. Their latest single “Lost All Control” captures the perfect blend of hazy rock with deep basslines and light touches of pop splattered throughout. Lucky for us, “Lost All Control” is out now on the duo’s latest eight track album What Will I Become, available from their Bandcamp page.

Read More

the AU interview: Raf Rundell of The 2 Bears (UK) talks live show, Sugar Mountain, Bears in Space and more…

January 22, 2015

the AU review sat down with Raf Rundell of UK electronic duo The 2 Bears while he was in Sydney, Australia in January 2015 to discuss their latest record, a Bears in Space project, upcoming performance at the Australian festival Sugar Mountain, being a family man and much more! They’re touring Australia right about now… […]

Read More

Beat The Drum artists reflect on their earliest triple j memories…

January 22, 2015

the AU review asks The Preatures, Ball Park Music and KLP to talk about their earliest memories of listening to triple j. Do they remember the first time the listened to the station? Filmed last week during the radio station’s 40th anniversary celebrations in Sydney: Beat The Drum.

Read More

Live Review: Jaron Freeman-Fox and The Opposite of Everything – Camelot Lounge, Sydney (15.01.15)

January 22, 2015

It’s all too rare to see an artist genuinely doing something that seems to run against what is “popular”, or deemed “sellable” for either commercial or “indie cred” success. Underneath the demeanour of any artist is the drive for success, and though one would assume Canada’s Jaron Freeman-Fox is no different, when it comes to […]

Read More

First movies confirmed for Australia’s exclusive Pixar Film Festival

January 22, 2015

Late last year it was reported that Australia would be getting it’s first ever Pixar Film Festival, presented by Disney Pixar, encouraging us all to get nostalgic about our all-time favourite Pixar films and revisit them in some of the nation’s most frequented cinemas. The runs through February for 5 consecutive weekends and is exclusive […]

Read More

Film Review: The Quarantine Hauntings (Australia, 2015)

January 22, 2015

The Quarantine Station in North Head, Manly, is known, internationally even, as one of spookiest places ever. When it was used as a quarantine station between 1833 and 1984, over 5000 people lost their lives from diseases like the Bubonic Plague (the freaky one where you bleed from your eyes or something) and Smallpox. Rather […]

Read More

Film Review: The Wedding Ringer (USA, 2015)

January 22, 2015

The Wedding Ringer is a kind of terrible fun. The film has a direct-to-DVD feel that isn’t as enjoyable as The Wedding Singer but it’s also not as torturous as seeing your enemy get married. Ultimately, it’s a high-octane series of silly shenanigans that help redeem some of the film’s flatter moments. The movie is […]

Read More