Day: 2 February 2015

Eating with the AU: Gazebo – Dining with Head Chef Jason Dean – Elizabeth Bay (Sydney)

February 2, 2015

Gazebo has been recently transformed, re-opening its doors late last year to a freshly decked interior celebrative of its rich past. An appreciation for the seamless duality of the venue’s formal indoor and casual outdoor settings is only trumped by Head Chef Jason Dean’s (Pier, Gastro Park) lovingly prepared menu, accented with the special touches […]

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Stumbled Upon #018 – Daryl James (Brisbane, Australia)

February 2, 2015

Photo: Lizz Maggs Photography In our 18th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet North Wales’ born and now Brisbane local Daryl James , and chat about arriving in Brisbane with nothing to spare to playing a series of shows at the Brooklyn Standard. Musician: Daryl James Website / Social Media: www.daryljamesmusic.com Facebook Genre: Folk Members […]

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Photo Gallery: The Gaslight Anthem + Chris Farren – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (31.01.15)

February 2, 2015

The Gaslight Anthem brought their swag of hits, including material from their latest album Get Hurt, through Sydney over the weekend! Photos by Gwendolyn Lee.

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VideAU Games goes Hands-On with Battlefield: Hardline Open Beta on the Playstation 4

February 2, 2015

In about 24 hours, EA is opening up a multiplayer beta mode for the highly anticipated game Battlefield: Hardline, which is being officially released across just about all consoles on March 17th. The beta period – which is only open for five days – gives the public the chance to road test three of the […]

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Mac DeMarco talks about teeth, crowdsurfing and sings The Grateful Dead backstage at Laneway Singapore

February 2, 2015

Last weekend the AU review had the opportunity to sit in a media conference with Canada’s Mac Demarco at Laneway Festival in Singapore. Mac talks of his infamous gap tooth and his guilty pleasures – like enjoying listening to Coldplay – despite the strange reactions he may get. He and his band mate discuss his […]

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Future Islands (Baltimore) talk defying musical expectations, influences and death metal music at Laneway Festival.

February 2, 2015

Last weekend, the AU review sat backstage with American synth-pop band Future Islands at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Singapore. In part two of the interview with the Baltimore natives, they talk about their writing influences, their most recent album Singles and the band reveals how they’ve managed to defy musical expectations. They go on […]

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Games Review: Life is Strange – Episode 1 (PlayStation 4, 2015)

February 2, 2015

Life is Strange – Episode One, like its protagonist Max, is kind of a weird kid. Part Twin Peaks, part Juno, with just a pinch of Veronica Mars, it borrows liberally from the episodic point-and-click formula that’s been so successful for Telltale Games. It does, however, try to present something we haven’t seen in the […]

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Watch the Terminator: Genisys trailer broadcast during the Super Bowl

February 2, 2015

As if the first trailer wasn’t enough to get us all excited for the intense-looking Terminator: Genysis a new trailer has been released, and it debuted to the world at the recent Super Bowl. Although it was released online previous to the big game, the massive attention-grabbing move seemed to cause quite a stir as […]

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