Day: 27 April 2015

Raunchy red band trailer released for Ted 2

April 27, 2015

Between trying to give Tom Brady a handjob and suing the government, Seth MacFarlane’s Ted and Mark Whalberg’s John promise a worthy sequel in Ted 2. Universal Pictures have just dropped another trailer ahead of the June release date, and this time it leaves little doubt to whether or not this will be as raunchy […]

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the AU Interview: Brooke McClymont of The McClymonts (NSW) on songwriting, family and being on the road

April 27, 2015

Brooke McClymont is one third of the award-winning country trio, The McClymonts along with her two sisters Sam and Mollie. Currently on their Forever Begins Tonight tour and promoting their fourth studio album Here’s To You & I, Brooke speaks to us about song writing, keeping it in the family and being on the road.

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Festival Review: Groovin The Moo – Hay Park, Bunbury (26.04.15)

April 27, 2015

The cars were packed, the cow onesies dusted off and the fast food outlet lines were long – Groovin The Moo had arrived. We’d all spent the day in wait, enviously scrolling past the Oakbank highlights flooding our newsfeed, planning out our timetables like tactical masterminds. In true WA form the sun was out for […]

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Stumbled Upon #042 – NARLA (Sydney)

April 27, 2015

In our 42nd installment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Sydney prog rockers NARLA, and chat about their self-titled EP, find out who inspired them, how they get the band together and much more! Band Name: NARLA Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud Genre: Prog Rock Members & their roles: Jack Millar – Guitar/Vox Nick […]

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Grace Jones to appear at Modulations as part of Vivid Sydney

April 27, 2015

The incomparable Grace Jones will be returning to Australia next month to perform as part of Modulations at Carraigeworks, during Vivid Sydney – the festival of light, music and ideas. She’ll perform for two nights on the 31st of May and the 1st of June and these will be her only Australian appearances. It’s her […]

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Five reasons you should be excited about Book of Mormon (finally) coming to Australia

April 27, 2015

Today we were hit with the amazing news that we’ve been waiting years for. After what felt like an eternity of negotations and rumours, hit Broadway musical The Book of Mormon – brought to us by the creators of South Park – will finally be hitting the stage in Australia. Melbourne will do the honours […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Steve Lane and the Autocrats "Forgetting Is So Long" (2015)

April 27, 2015

Today we’re excited to premiere the new music video from Steve Lane and the Autocrats, “Forgetting is so Long”, taken off of his acclaimed record Birds Taking Flight. Released back in 2013, the single and new music video are being released just in time for the band’s tour dates in Toronto, Canada as part of […]

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AU Radio Podcast: Lia Mice (Australia via France) talks about her latest album "I Love You", living in Lyon and touring Asia

April 27, 2015

AU Radio is proud to present a new series of exclusive audio interviews that are streaming alongside the music on the station. The first addition to this brand new series, which you may have heard on the station already, is a special interview with Australian experimental pop artist Lia Mice – part of the iconic […]

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the AU interview at SXSW: The Bros. Landreth (Canada) on 'Let it Lie' & bringing the LP to Australia!

April 27, 2015

From the Canadian Blast BBQ at SXSW, Johnny has a chat with Canadian band The Bros. Landreth and the chaos that is SXSW Music, releasing their debut album Let It Lie and potentially making their way down to Australia. With some of the members already having visited Australia in the past, the band is keen […]

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the AU sessions at SXSW: Mumiy Troll (Russia) perform "Nothing Promised" from 2012's "Vladivostok" LP!

April 27, 2015

As part of the AU sessions at SXSW, Russian rock group Mumiy Troll stopped by and gave us a version of “Nothing Promised”, taken from their 2012 album Vladivostok. Check out the performance out below!

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F&L Feature: Searching for the best Eggs Benedict in Australia

April 27, 2015

Some six and a half years ago, I discovered what at the time was the best Eggs Benedict I’d ever had. And it was at a place quite unsuspecting. World Bar on the Melbourne Southbank. Everything about the dish was perfect, to the point I’d schedule in earlier flights than I’d need whenever I flew […]

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Apple bans fart apps, happiness and fun on the Apple Watch

April 27, 2015

Fart apps and smartwatches are a perfect match and everyone knows it. It’s a whoopie cushion that can be set off remotely. There’s nothing that isn’t funny about that. Sadly, Apple disagrees wholefartedly. According to them, that kind of purile hooliganism has no place on such a refined, classy device. Apple’s unwillingness to allow such […]

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Valve shelves paid mods for Skyrim, sets record for quickest kick in the arse

April 27, 2015

That certainly didn’t last long. It was only five days ago that Valve and Bethesda implemented an arrangement that would see mod creators publishing their work on Steam Workshop for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim able to charge for their work. The arrangement has now been cancelled after immense community outcry and refunds will be […]

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Games Feature: Diary of a Terrible Bloodborne Player: The First Hour

April 27, 2015

Let me be clear: I am the worst Dark Souls player in the world. I mean, I really struggle to get anywhere in those games. I wander and I flail and I die over and over and over. To say I felt some trepidation when I picked up From Software’s latest opus, Bloodborne, is no […]

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Channel [V] have launched five new music shows

April 27, 2015

Foxtel channel Channel [V] is aiming to cater for every kind of music fan with five new genre-dedicated music shows. The shows will air weekly and aim to bring some of the best music from around the world to Australian shores. “Our audience love all kinds of music and now Channel [V] is bringing dedicated […]

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Kathleen Hanna documentary and fanzine released

April 27, 2015

Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna was famous for being the reluctant leader of the 90s ‘riot grrrl’ movement. Later becoming the lead singer of group Le Tigre, Hanna began to shy away from the spotlight, but her more recent life and musical pursuits have been captured in the film The Punk Singer. Hanna is one […]

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Game of Thrones mania continues with Thronecast on Foxtel

April 27, 2015

The fifth series of HBO juggernaut Game of Thrones is gaining momentum as we head into its third episode, and Foxtel is catering to the enthusiast in us all with new series Thronecast, a British series that recaps every episode of Game of Thrones’ new season. Hosted by Sue Perkins and Jamie East, Thronecast contains […]

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DVD Review: St. Vincent (USA, 2014)

April 27, 2015

Initially, St. Vincent may seem like a rather bland story, and it’s far from the most original idea. Take a grumpy, cynical aging man who lives on his own and gradually dig into his heart by way of teaming him up with the endearing 10 year old boy who he is roped into babysitting. A […]

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TV Review: Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 3 “High Sparrow” (USA, 2015)

April 27, 2015

Now that we have passed the first two episodes and caught up with the working storylines for this season “High Sparrow” was perfectly placed to shake things up a bit, and it did so with a very eventful episode that gave us one very satisfying death, one very shocking betrothal, one new and important character, […]

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DVD Review: Goodbye World (MA15) (USA, 2013)

April 27, 2015

There’s a lot that worries us today. Whether it be terrorism, the rising cost of living, disease or the scary advances in technology, the threat of a dystopian world has been explored in countless films and television programmes. This is the jumping off point that director Denis Hennelly presents us in Goodbye World, where old […]

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TV Revew: Marvel’s Daredevil, Season 1 Episode 13 “Daredevil” (USA, 2015)

April 27, 2015

“Daredevil” opens with the funeral of Ben Urich, whose death serves to be the driving force that brings the band of Matt, Foggy and Karen back together to take down Wilson Fisk once and for all. With Marci’s help, the three get their hands on Landman and Zack’s files relating to Fisk. But the real […]

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