Day: 7 October 2015

Music Video of the Day: Nakatomi “The Knife” (2015)

October 7, 2015

Adelaide electro-pop duo Nakatomi have released a new single in “The Knife”, a great introduction to lovers of synths, beats and throwbacks to some glorious neon-drenched 80s flair. The film clip, directed by Aaron Schuppan, shares this distinctly 80’s vibe, embracing a sci-fi/Blade Runner type quality to the narrative. No schtick, all quality – click […]

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Single of the Day: Neon Tiger “Silver Linings” (2015)

October 7, 2015

Aside from having one of the coolest band names ever, Neon Tiger also have a new EP Live Young out. “Silver Linings” is the first single from the release and it brings some seriously catchy indie-rock vibes to the table that draw similarities to Panic At The Disco and Birds of Tokyo. Listen to it here: […]

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Single of the Day: City Calm Down “Son” (2015)

October 7, 2015

City Calm Down have a sound that sets them apart from the rest. Their new song “Son” blend their signature sound of lush ambience into a standard rock lineup, jumping from indie rock sounds to electronica flawlessly. This new track comes alongside the their national tour, hitting Adelaide tomorrow night. Check out the new track […]

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Sydney trio Noire announce ‘Baby Blue’ tour

October 7, 2015

Sydney based trio Noire have added shows in Melbourne and Perth on their Australian tour. These shows are in addition to headline gigs already scheduled in Sydney and Newcastle. The band is touring off the back of the success of the debut EP Baby Blue, garnering high praise for their live performances, having spent time […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Max Chillen “Vietnam” (2015)

October 7, 2015

18 year old Brisbane musician Max Chillen is certainly drawing influence from all the right places, citing the likes of LCD Soundsystem and TV On the Radio as inspiration for his off-kilter sound. The multi-instrumentalist is just about ready to showcase his dark dance-punk style to a wider audience with a six-song EP, titled Coffin […]

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Lollapalooza 2016 South American lineup revealed; Eminem, Tame Impala and more to play

October 7, 2015

South Americans are in for a treat at next year’s Lollapalooza, with Eminem, Florence + The Machine, Jack Ü, Mumford & Sons, and a slew of other high profile artists announced to perform at the run of two day events happening in three cities across the region. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Snoop Dogg, Australia’s […]

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Metal Gear Online is now live on PS4 and Xbox One

October 7, 2015

Metal Gear Online, the free multiplayer component of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, has begun rolling out worldwide as of this morning.

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Update: Far Cry Primal confirmed, releases February 23

October 7, 2015

Ubisoft have confirmed Far Cry Primal following a leak from IGN Turkey yesterday. The game will launch on PS4 and Xbox One February 23, 2016 with the PC release to follow in March. Hit the jump to see the first trailer!

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Microsoft unveils hybrid laptop Surface Book

October 7, 2015

Microsoft have unveiled their first ever first-party laptop, the Surface Book. The hybrid machine combines a fully removable Surface Pro tablet and physical laptop body that can be used in the traditional configuration or flipped right around and used as a prop.

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Epic final trailer released for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part Two

October 7, 2015

Here we go! The epic final trailer has arrived for the final instalment in the Hunger Games series.  We won’t waste any of your time with banter though, enjoy the trailer here ahead of its release in Australian cinemas on November 19th:

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This Week’s DVD Release Picks: Drama, Drama, Drama! (7th October 2015)

October 7, 2015

This week’s DVD releases feature plenty of fantastic, gripping, and underrated dramatic films and television series that are well worth a watch.

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Jewish International Film Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

October 7, 2015

The lineup for the Jewish International Film Festival has been announced, with Son of Saul and Sabena Hijacking – My Version to bookend the 58 features and documentaries. Click through to see a selection of films being showcased, as well as all the details you need to attend the screenings. 77:78 ON THE MAP                                […]

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What to Watch: The Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (7th October-13th October)

October 7, 2015

Need to catch a TV break and don’t know what to watch? Simon takes us through his top picks on must-see shows and films for the week. Click through to see what’s showing for your entertainment needs…. Wednesday 7th October 2015 The Principal-SBS-8.30pm AEST SBS’s first original drama in two years is an exceptional exploration […]

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Australian Box Office Report: The Martian finds revenue on Mars!

October 7, 2015

Surely NASA and Fox are in cahoots here. First the earth shattering announcement that they have found water on Mars and now The Martian, Ridley Scott’s newest has done some amazing numbers in the box office. I’m probably a nut, but conspiracy theories aside, Mars is getting all the spotlight lately as the space drama […]

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Writer Luke Carman talks about the SBS Podcast series True Stories, his episode “Liverpool Boys” and UWS’ Sweatshop collective

October 7, 2015

True Stories is a weekly 7-part podcast series of stories written and read by Australia’s best emerging and early-career writers that is currently available through SBS. The first season, ‘High School’ celebrates the good, the bad and the ugly of those complicated years and is inspired by the new crime-drama series, The Principal, which premieres tonight on SBS.

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Film Review: Black Mass (USA, 2015)

October 7, 2015

There has been enough fuss over Johnny Depp going into Black Mass that the commercial reception of the film is pretty much locked in; the trailers released in the lead up have all signaled a substantial turn for Depp, whose biggest role in recent times has been as a highly exaggerated and energetic pirate. Any […]

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Devon on Danks x Young Henrys x Sakenet banquet – Waterloo (Sydney)

October 7, 2015

The air is cool but the nights are getting warmer. Spring has most certainly sprung here in Australia and Devon on Danks is embracing the changing of the seasons by tag-teaming with alcohol aficionados Young Henrys and Sakenet for a full-blown Asian inspired banquet that’s sure to leave one dizzy. Two roads diverged are presented […]

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