Day: 21 September 2015

Hello Asia! Interview: Jayesslee (Australia) talk about their Australian tour, favourite covers and their first FanFest experience at YouTube FanFest Sydney 2015

September 21, 2015

User 592 Hello Asia! editor Johnny Au recently caught up with singing and song-writing twin sisters Jayesslee (Janice and Sonia) at the Sydney YouTube FanFest red carpet. They shared their thoughts on their recent performances in Sydney and Melbourne, their favourite covers to date and their impressions of their very first YouTube FanFest. You can […]

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Live Review: The Rubens + Saskwatch + Winterbourne – The Astor Theatre, Perth (18.09.15)

September 21, 2015

After a couple of regional shows down in Western Australia’s South West, The Rubens national tour, in support of their new record Hoops, hit Perth over the weekend for a sold out show at the Astor Theatre. Joining the group on tour and kicking off the evening’s proceedings were Central Coast folk duo Winterbourne. I’ve […]

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Stumbled Upon #080 – Netsuke (London, United Kingdom)

September 21, 2015

In our 80th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Sydney bred, now London locals, Netsuke, and chat about their latest single, ‘Mute’. Band Name: Netsuke Website / Social Media: ilovenetsuke.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram Genre: Alternative Electronic Members & their roles: Freya: vocals + electronics, Elias: vocals + electronics, Danny: guitar and programming (and […]

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Photo Gallery: Sleeping With Sirens – UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney (20.09.15)

September 21, 2015

Gwendolyn Lee captures the majesty of Sleeping With Sirens at the UNSW Roundhouse.

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Album Review: Gary Clark Jr. – The Story of Sonny Boy Slim (2015 LP)

September 21, 2015

It often takes a few listens to get into a song, but there’s no denying the sweet moment of that feeling like you’ve heard a new song before. Gary Clark Jr. oozes familiar, old-school sentimentality among creative production, and his latest record The Story of Sonny Boy Slim will delight most and move many. Even […]

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Sydney Underground Film Festival Review: Yakuza Apocalypse (Japan, 2015)

September 21, 2015

Director Takashi Miike is a workaholic, with 98 credits to his name on IMDb since 1991. A genre master, he has a devoted fan base; a group to which I admit I don’t belong, not because I’m not a fan, but simply because I’ve only seen one other of his films, Ace Attorney (2012), which […]

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Sydney Underground Film Festival Review: Heaven Knows What (USA, 2014)

September 21, 2015

There is a moment in Heaven Knows What when a mobile phone is thrown up into the night sky and a surreal sparkle of fireworks cracks and fizzles from the point at which the phone disappears. This is the only moment of beauty and relief that the film offers. The rest of the time, it’s […]

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Film Review: Pan (PG, USA, 2015)

September 21, 2015

In this origin story but not quite an adaptation of the beloved J.M Barrie book Peter Pan this film takes us on a journey that seems to have no real rhyme or reason other than Peter trying to find his mother, accidentally stumbling into an adventure and ultimately discovering his destiny. Peter (Levi Miller), a […]

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Watch the official trailer for Point Break

September 21, 2015

The latest reimaginging of a classic movie comes from Director Ericson Core, who has gone an updated Point Break for release in cinemas early next year. Our first look at the reboot showcases a promising, high-stakes, high-adrenaline action flick which zones in on Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), a young FBI agent who is in over […]

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Technology Review: Olixar Qi-Tone Alarm Clock Bluetooth Qi Charging Speaker

September 21, 2015

As technological change continues to increase at an exponential rate, more and more gadgets are crossing paths with smart phone technology, with convenient wireless charging now a primary consideration. In the past, such gadgets have focused on functionality and really sacrificed aesthetic, but now that the technology has become more focused, there are gadgets out […]

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Here are the 2015 Emmy Award winners

September 21, 2015

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony has now wrapped up, celebrating the year that was, across various categories covering everything from drama to limited series. The big winners were Game of Thrones in the Drama category, Veep in the Comedy and the excellent Olive Kitteridge (which everyone needs to watch, like NOW). Meanwhile, The Daily Show with Jon […]

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Watch Andy Samberg own his Emmy Awards opening monologue

September 21, 2015

Bringing numerous, awkward cultural references and hilariously blunt take-downs, Andy Samberg has nailed his first ever gig hosting the Emmy’s, opening the ceremony with a 15 minute song and an excellent monologue, in which he announces his celeb beef with Amy Pohler, laments sharing a category with Bill Cosby, and threatens the replace an orchestra […]

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Video Games Review: NHL 16 (PS4, 2015)

September 21, 2015

History has not been kind to many games in EA Sports’ NHL series. Last year’s NHL 15 proved another disappointment, dropping a number fan-favourite modes and unexciting, sometimes buggy gameplay. After such a sound drubbing from critics and fans alike, EA Canada have spent the last twelve months attempting to address the laundry list of […]

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Film Review: Cut Snake (MA, AUS, 2015)

September 21, 2015

Cut Snake is not your average crime thriller, it also explores the deeper and darker mysteries of understanding ourselves and sharing our secrets with the people we love. The complexity of life and love and how it’s not a simple case of black and white, and how the lives of three people become changed forever. […]

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