Day: 30 September 2015

Live Review: Kiasmos + Rachel Claudio + Basic Mind + More – The Rosemount Hotel, Perth (26.09.15)

September 30, 2015

Perth was a hive of activity this weekend past. There were two football finals; two festivals, Wave Rock Weekender and Listen Out Festival, plus the usual selection of weekend gigs. Saturday night also saw Icelandic techno duo Kiasmos play their first West Australian show at The Rosemount Hotel. Thanks in part perhaps to the late […]

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the AU interview at BIGSOUND: City Calm Down (Melbourne) talk their new album, song selection and more!

September 30, 2015

Jack and Jeremy from City Calm Down caught up with the AU’s editor-in-chief Larry at BIGSOUND recently. The alternative pop group have immediate plans for touring through October in advance of the release of their new album In A Restless House. Touring for any band is the prime chance to play new material live; “This […]

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Artist Lineup for Live Broadcast of Austin City Limits Music Festival Announced

September 30, 2015

Image: The Decemberists Hitting its 14th year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) offers another impressive lineup that’s set to span across a range of music genres. The the second year running, music lovers from all over the globe who can’t make it to Texas in person, are able to experience the event through […]

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Over 20 artists and speakers announced for 20th WOMADelaide festival including Angelique Kidjo and David Suzuki

September 30, 2015

Image Credit WOMADelaide 2015, Tony Lewis WOMADelaide has announced over 20 artists and speakers for its 20th festival, including Benin’s Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter AngĂ©lique Kidjo, and Canadian academic and environmentalist David Suzuki. Set to kick off in Adelaide’s Botanic Park from 11–14 March 2016, click through for the first lineup. Artists announced so far: 47SOUL […]

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81 Acts Announced for WAM Festival including Tired Lion, Ruby Boots, Methyl Ethyl and more!

September 30, 2015

Image: Ruby Boots 81 acts have just been announced for WAM Festival, and this announcement only covers a little more than half the lineup! Tired Lion, Methyl Ethyl, KUÄŚKA, Ruby Boots, Sydnee Carter, Silent Knight, Coin Banks and loads more are set to make appearances throughout the event. Click through for more info… Spanning across […]

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Moose Blood are the 9th band confirmed for Soundwave 2015

September 30, 2015

Following standout performances at Reading and Leeds in the UK, Moose Blood have found themselves enjoying plenty of buzz with their mix of emo rock and pop-punk across their steady stream of EPs. And now they’ve got a new full length record in the form of I’ll Keep You In Mind From Time To Time […]

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Music Video of the Day: Commandeur "Wasted" (2015)

September 30, 2015

Sydney-based drummer, songwriter and producer Commandeur (perhaps better known as one of the founding members of the late Operator Please) has released his debut solo single “Wasted”. Today, its accompanying music video has taken out our Music Video of the Day title! Tim Commandeur collaborated with two friends, Jack Toohey (of Voena) and Ryan D’Sylva […]

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Five places you have to eat when in Nashville, Tennessee

September 30, 2015

Nashville is a city well known for its music – but it’s also filled with some of the best examples of American cuisine, from breakfasts that are loved by Taylor Swift, to the superb Tennessee BBQ scene and some of the most impressive burgers you’ll ever have the pleasure of putting your lips around. Here […]

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BIGSOUND: Grenadiers (Adelaide) talk about their recent album success and touring!

September 30, 2015

We spoke to Jesse and Phil from solid rock band Grenadiers on their time at BIGSOUND, touring and future album plans. After opening BIGSOUND with a massive set, the two reveal their favourite acts from the festival and more… Simultaneously staying and performing at The New Globe Theatre was a fantastic chance for the band […]

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Film Review: Sicario (USA, 2015)

September 30, 2015

Sicario resembles Donald Trump’s big problem with the Mexican border, and renders his wall solution useless. For her part, FBI agent Kate (Emily Blunt) is kicking down doors from minute one. Just as quickly, she realises that is not fixing anything. So when Matt (Josh Brolin in a Mark Zuckerberg outfit) offers her some real […]

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TV DVD Review: HUMANS The Complete First Season (UK/USA, 2015)

September 30, 2015

After a successful run on ABC2, the first season of British sci-fi-drama series Humans is about to release on DVD. Considering that word has dropped that it’s already been renewed for a Season 2, clearly the ratings on its host channel Channel 4 in England did well enough to warrant continuation. So safely knowing that the […]

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Ed Sheeran’s film Jumpers for Goalposts is hitting Australian cinemas in October

September 30, 2015

UK musician Ed Sheeran is releasing his first movie! It’s called Jumpers for Goalposts and it’s hitting the big screen in Australia next month for two nights only on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th October. The cinematic event will screen via satellite from the London world premiere and will feature red carpet highlights, an exclusive live […]

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Win a copy of Entourage the Movie on Blu-Ray!

September 30, 2015

Based on the hit HBO dramedy series, movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) is back with his hometown entourage – Eric, Turtle and Johnny “Drama” and back in business with super-agent-turned studio-head Ari Gold. And although their ambitions might have changed over the years, the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the cutthroat […]

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Interview: Joel Edgerton talks about his role in Black Mass

September 30, 2015

In this brand new video interview, Aussie actor Joel Edgerton opens up about his role in the anticipated new film Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp. He talks about what he thought of the script, its believability, morality, working with Depp, how women are at the core of this film, getting the South Boston style right […]

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Win a DVD copy of The Road Within starring Zoe Kravitz, Dev Patel and Robert Sheehan

September 30, 2015

When Tourette’s sufferer Vincent is admitted into a care home for the mentally unstable, he meets fellow social outcasts Alex, who has OCD, and Marie, suffering anorexia. Together they manage a daring escape and hit the open road, enjoying one crazy adventure after another in this exhilarating, life-affirming and heart-warming story. Defiant Screen Entertainment are […]

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George R.R Martin says that there will be a Game of Thrones movie

September 30, 2015

Author and professional heartbreaker George R.R Martin has let some pretty big news slip: Game of Thrones creators D.B Weiss and David Benioff are in the process of taking their hit HBO fantasy to the big screen. This opens up many possibilities and brings up a few questions. Will the movie be at the end […]

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DVD Review: San Andreas (USA, 2015)

September 30, 2015

San Andreas is a fault line that extends through a large majority of California and is overdue for a BIG earthquake. “It’s not a matter of if but when” is the premonition that Lawrence (Paul Giamatti) a professor of seismology gives his class at Caltech, and after years of research into the prediction of earthquakes, […]

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Watch the new trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman follow up, The Revenant

September 30, 2015

One of the biggest buzz films for this holiday Oscar season is 20th Century Fox’s The Revenant, which hits Australian cinemas January 7. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Lukas Haas and directed by Academy Award Winner Alejandro González Iñárritu, in what is his first film since Birdman. A brand new trailer has […]

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Film Review: The Martian (USA, 2015)

September 30, 2015

The Martian is the much anticipated adaptation of Andy Weir’s acclaimed debut novel of the same name – a book which is as fascinating in its rise to notoriety as the content itself. Released in 2011 as a self-published, free-to-download ebook by the author (he released it chapter by chapter on his website before sticking it […]

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