Day: 13 October 2015

Ten Australian and New Zealand artists not to miss at CMJ 2015!

October 13, 2015

Today in New York City, the annual CMJ Music Marathon kicks off, with dozens of Australian and NZ bands along for the ride. Almost 40 will be playing The Aussie BBQ on Saturday alone! While all these bands are amazing, we went through the list and narrowed it down to the ten Aussie acts we think are […]

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Live Review: Dead Letter Circus + 10 Years + Guards of May – The Forum, Melbourne (10.10.15)

October 13, 2015

On the back of their ARIA top 10 album Aesthesis, Queenslanders Dead Letter Circus hit Melbourne’s Forum Theatre with 10 Years and Guards of May in tow to deliver three hours of straight up alt-rock goodness. Hitting the stage first up were Guards of May, and if ever a band has existed whose style is perfectly […]

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Jonathan Clay & Zach Chance of Jamestown Revival (USA) on Utah & their upcoming Australian shows!

October 13, 2015

With the band soon to arrive in the country for their first ever tour, we caught up with Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance ofJamestown Revival to find out a little bit more about the friends, their new record Utah, and what they might have in store for audiences as they make their way to Australia […]

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Music Video of the Day: Elk Road ft. Governors – “Not To Worry” (2015)

October 13, 2015

The beautiful thing about today’s Video of the Day is that it captures something we’ve all felt before: a need to escape when everything’s a bit too much. This clip accompanies “Not To Worry” by Elk Road featuring Governors, and if ever the visual aspect of a music video have complemented the audio to perfection, […]

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Exclusive Playlist: KLP’s Top 10 Love Song Dedications

October 13, 2015

Spring has sprung – love is in the air and KLP has put together the perfect dreamy love song dedication list to get your summer flings into full swing, exclusively for the AU review! Her playlist comes in advance of her performance as part of the Sea ‘n Beats music festival (epic cruise ship party, […]

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Win a double pass to Carmada’s secret Sydney gig!

October 13, 2015

A one-off event is to be held in a secret Sydney location, hosted by Boost Mobile on Thursday 29 October. With their first sold out Australian headline tour, Ultra Music Festival and Splendour In The Grass 2015 under their belt, indie dance duo Carmada, comprised of Drew Carmody (aka L D R U) and Max […]

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The Best of ACL Weekend 2: Those who rocked it and those destined for big things…

October 13, 2015

Whilst the standout act for this weekend appeared to be Mother Nature and her thirst for dehydration and sweat, Austin City Limits in Texas still brought a collection of the worlds Music Powerhouses together to get bodies jumping this weekend. Today, Geoffrey D’Unienville takes us through this experiences and delivers his six highlights of the […]

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Single Of The Day: Lanu Ft. Megan Washington “Dragon Sun” (2015)

October 13, 2015

Lance Ferguson has taken some time out from generating some serious soul/funk heat with The Bamboos to take a dip into the sun-drenched Pacific with his latest single under his Lanu moniker, “Dragon Sun”. Teaming up with Megan Washington once more, Ferguson’s new single conjures the romanticised images of the South Seas and the rhythmic […]

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Stumbled Upon #084 – Ornaments (Newcastle)

October 13, 2015

In our 84th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Ornaments from Newcastle, and chat about being friends since high school, their eclectic influences and get a sneak peak at their latest track, ‘Strangers’. Band Name: Ornaments Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / Triple J Unearthed Genre: Indie, Rock Members & their roles: Huw […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: The Bloom “She Said” (2015)

October 13, 2015

Currently based out of London, West Australian musician Luke Kordly who performs under the name of The Bloom has had a fantastic 2015 so far. Fans embraced the release of The Bloom’s debut single and EP How It Starts and through live shows in London, Luke’s been able to connect even more with his fan […]

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Banoffee (Melbourne) talks about her EP Do I Make You Nervous? and production experiences

October 13, 2015

Following the release of her new EP, Do I Make You Nervous?, we caught up with Melbourne’s Banoffee to discuss the EP, and her production experiences in the US. For the singer and producer, the record represents where she was as a musician at the time, and how she’s developed since. “When you release a record, […]

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Cheap Fakes (Brisbane) Chat Live Performances and Their New Album

October 13, 2015

Having just released their new album, Modern Vintage, Brisbane’s Cheap Fakes are about to embark on a national tour. We caught up with them before it kicked off to discuss their experiences producing the new record, and how best to capture the energy of a live performance. Check out the interview below! Well, we’re here […]

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We talk to Michael Rowe about playing Deadshot in Arrow, Suicide Squad and more ahead of The Australian Movie and Comic Expo

October 13, 2015

This weekend, Melbourne will play host to the Australian Movie and Comic Expo (aka AMC Expo), a convention that is run by fans for fans featuring movie and TV stars, voice actors, literary authors and comic authors. The expo will be held this Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th October at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Some of […]

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Win a double pass to the Greek Film Festival in Sydney

October 13, 2015

Get ready to experience the very best of contemporary Greek cinema straight from the ancient waters of the Mediterranean as The Delphi Bank 22nd Greek Film Festival returns to Leichhardt’s Palace Norton Street Cinema; 14 October to 1 November, 2015. The Festival is a must on the calendar of film lovers and Greek Aussies alike, […]

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WATCH: The Witcher III‘s first expansion, Hearts of Stone, is out now

October 13, 2015

Finished The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and are hungry for more? Of course you are, why wouldn’t you be? In good news for RPG fans with an itch to scratch until Fallout 4 releases, The Witcher 3‘s first big expansion dropped today.

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Rocket League is getting Back to the Future DLC and it’s all we’ve ever wanted

October 13, 2015

A very recognisable vehicle will arrive in Rocket League on October 21, a date that is also very important to fans of the Back to the Future trilogy.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III‘s latest trailer barely resembles Call of Duty

October 13, 2015

You wouldn’t know it to look at it but we promise this is a trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

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Quentin Tarantino on his way to Sydney and Melbourne to promote The Hateful Eight

October 13, 2015

Roadshow Films is set to bring legendary Academy Award winning Director Quentin Tarantino to Sydney and Melbourne to promote his latest film The Hateful Eight. It will all be going down next January, where Tarantino will first attend a premiere in Sydney before heading to Melbourne to host a fan event ahead of the film’s […]

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Sydney’s Central Park announces a “Silent Disco” inspired Film Festival

October 13, 2015

From becoming part of Vivid Sydney’s program for the first time this year, to embracing the aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney centre Central Park has been impressively adding its mark to the artistic scene in Sydney since it opened in 2013. And their latest initiative will only add to their repetoire. The centre have announced that later this […]

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DVD Review: Pernicious (USA, 2014)

October 13, 2015

I have a strange passion for trash cinema and ‘so bad-it’s good’ movies. Toss me a copy of Sharknado or a Troma film any day of the week and I’ll gladly watch it purely for the shits/giggles. But Pernicious is neither of those things. It takes itself far too seriously and is too polished to […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Season 9 Episode 4 “Before The Flood” (UK, 2015)

October 13, 2015

“Before The Flood”, the fourth episode of season 9, opened with something that I haven’t quite seen in Doctor Who before – the Doctor talking directly to the audience, breaking the fourth wall. The entire first sequence consisted of Peter Capaldi explaining the Bootstrap Paradox. It was fun, unpredictable, and really got you thinking; if a time traveler goes […]

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Film Review: Legend (CTC, UK/FRA, 2015)

October 13, 2015

Many gangster movies have come before that have been considered great, The Godfather, Goodfellas, The Untouchables, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and all of these have depicted the highs and lows of the lifestyle. Where Legend differs, by utilising its lead to play both main characters, by taking an American spin on the British […]

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Film Review: The Walk (USA, 2015)

October 13, 2015

After seeing the trailers for Joseph Gordon Levitt’s new film The Walk,I was anticipating a complete and utter disaster that would make me wonder what I ever saw in the actor. The preview entailed horrible French accents and what appeared to be incredibly unnecessary 3D. It seemed to be Hollywood gone wild; but oh, how wrong I was. […]

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Manta Restaurant and Bar – Woolloomoolloo (Sydney)

October 13, 2015

Manta at Woolloomooloo wharf has revealed a new fit out, new menu, and new sommelier. Like a lot of other restaurants near the water, the focus is on seafood, but at Manta there’s a Mediterranean slant. Head chef Daniel Hughes is bringing back simplicity and provenance. It’s all about fresh produce that you can trace […]

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