Day: 27 October 2015

The Vaccines set to perform huge Brisbane show alongside The Jensens & The Belligerents!

October 27, 2015

As we get closer to November, so do we get closer to the arrival of The Vaccines, Future Islands and of course, Mumford & Sons. With headline shows already announced for the latter two bands, The Vaccines today have announced a headline show of their own for Brisbane, taking place on November 8th. The Brisbane show […]

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PLTS touring the Australian east coast through November & December!

October 27, 2015

Celebrating the release of their latest tune “On & On”, Byron Bay lads PLTS (say it: Pilots) have confirmed some east coast dates to take them into December. The band worked on the new single with maestro JP Fung in Sydney, producing a song that showcases PLTS’ strong and dynamic handle on indie rock. As a live […]

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Girlpool announce headline shows for Brisbane and Melbourne in January!

October 27, 2015

Philly-based duo Girlpool have announced some more headline Australian shows to go with their upcoming Sydney Festival date next January. Cleo and Harmony will be bringing their excellent blend of vocals, guitar and bass music to The Brightside in Brisbane and The Rev in Melbourne, prepared to bring some raw and passionate punk stylings to Australian audiences. […]

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Music Video of the Day: Half Moon Run “Turn Your Love” (2015)

October 27, 2015

Half Moon Run are on a good, well, run at the moment. The Canadians have continued to spur on the good momentum surrounding their latest album, Sun Leads Me On, with the release of the music video for new single “Turn Your Love”. The song itself, written at 5am, during the making of the band’s first album, […]

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Tour Diary: Kingfisha (Brisbane) unleash their latest music on Sydney and Melbourne

October 27, 2015

Things have been going well for Brisbane outfit Kingfisha of late. From the release of their first single in two years, “Water Running”, to being announced on the 2 biggest music conferences in the country (BIGSOUND & AWME) and a booking agency deal with 123 Agency freshly inked, Kingfisha are facing forward. The track comes ahead of a much anticipated […]

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Vince Staples confirms Australian headline dates for Melbourne & Sydney!

October 27, 2015

Easily one of the breakout names in US rap this year, Vince Staples will be visiting Australia for the first time next year for the Laneway Festival and like those who have come before him (Raury, Earl Sweatshirt, Vic Mensa…), he’s set to make quite the impact. Staples has been around since 2011 but he began […]

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Exclusive Playlist: Northeast Party House (Melbourne) Bring Us Their Top Road Trip Tracks

October 27, 2015

Melbourne’s own Northeast Party House are currently on their first global tour, bringing along with them their unique brand of “guitar soaked dance tunes”. Touring inevitably means plenty of downtime between cities. To bring us closer to life on the road, the band have supplied us with their must-have songs on their road trip playlist. Drake – […]

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Sleater-Kinney Announce Headline Shows for Brisbane, Sydney & Adelaide

October 27, 2015

American rock band, Sleater-Kinney, have announced three extra shows in addition to their Golden Plains and Melbourne shows. The band are confirmed to appear at The Triffid in Brisbane and the Sydney Opera House, with their full No Cities To Love tour in March 2016. Sleater-Kinney have become known for their no-frills, hard hitting rock […]

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Hamish Cox of Nakatomi (Adelaide) on “The Knife”, developing an engaging live show & more!

October 27, 2015

Adelaide duo Nakatomi have been making a bit of a splash recently, popping up at various venues around Adelaide with their synth drenched electro goodness and even more recently, with the release of their brand new music video for “The Knife”. Ahead of their upcoming local gig at Rocket Bar and some sweet east coast […]

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Tour Diary: Oxford & Co. (Sydney) take on CMJ Music Marathon and more

October 27, 2015

Hailing from Sydney, the dynamic duo behind Oxford & Co., Samuel Stephenson and Cameron Potts, took to the Big Apple to play the CMJ Music Marathon. Check out their tour diary for behind-the-scenes action! The gentleman’s guide to New York with Oxford & Co. Day 1. Navigation Make time to see the sights. Acclimate. Navigate. A gentleman is […]

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Album Review: Transvaal Diamond Syndicate – The Shadow (2015 EP)

October 27, 2015

Transvaal Diamond Syndicate (TDS) have dropped an EP you definitely need in your life. The Shadow is a 6 track blues / roots album that is channeling some 70’s Deep Purple vibes. If you haven’t heard TDS before you are going to get a pleasant surprise with a release full of riffs that are going to […]

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Single of the Day: Halcyon Drive “Reset” (2015)

October 27, 2015

And the Lord said ‘let there be more sick Halcyon Drive tunes’, and there were, and all was well. “Reset” is the latest from the Melbourne duo and it’s nothing short of a cracker. Elements of indie, rock, and electronica are all on display in this three and a half minute offering that definitely deserves […]

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Paris Games Week 2015: Did you like Resogun? Chances are you’re gonna like the look of Matterfall

October 27, 2015

Matterfall will become the new project from Resogun dev Housemarque. The game was announced during Sony’s press conference at Paris Games Week this morning.

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Paris Games Week: Motorcycle expansion coming to DriveClub today

October 27, 2015

Evolution Studios has been keeping a secret from fans of their PS4 racer, DriveClub. Called DriveClub Bikes, the motorcycle-based expansion can be grabbed on PSN right now.

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Paris Games Week 2015: New Horizon: Zero Dawn footage features fresh gameplay, robo-dinosaurs

October 27, 2015

PlayStation fans have gotten their next look at Horizon: Zero Dawn during Sony’s Paris Games Week press event this morning. Developer Guerrilla Games debuted a brand new trailer during show with new gameplay footage.

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Paris Games Week 2015: No Man’s Sky finally gets release window, coming June 2016

October 27, 2015

Hello Games have spent a long time playing coy regarding the release date of their space exploration title No Man’s Sky. During Sony’s Paris Games Week presentation, they finally gave in, announcing a release window and dropping a new trailer.

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Paris Games Week 2015: Boundless announced for PS4, see the first trailer here

October 27, 2015

Boundless is an open-world sandbox title created by developer Wonderstruck. The game is also being built for PC with a view to leveraging cross-play functionality. Check out the rather lovely first trailer after the jump.

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Paris Games Week 2015: New Star Wars Battlefront trailer knows what you want to see

October 27, 2015

If you were one of the nine million people who played the Star Wars Battlefront beta, you know it was only a sliver of the content available in the full game. With its November 17 release date now firmly in sight, EA have dropped one more trailer during Sony’s Paris Games Week presser to keep you […]

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Street Fighter V launches February 16 on PS4, Dhalsim confirmed

October 27, 2015

Fighting game fans, we have a release date. Street Fighter V will release on February 16 in the US and Europe. The announcement came during Sony’s Paris Games Week press briefing.

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Paris Games Week 2015: Tekken 7 is coming to PS4 (with VR support?!)

October 27, 2015

Sony have announced that Tekken 7 will make its way to the PlayStation 4. Series producer Katsuhiro Harada announced the game during Sony’s Paris Games Week media conference this morning.

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Oddball surpasses $10 million in the Australian box office

October 27, 2015

The numbers don’t lie: Australians of all ages are enamoured by Oddball. The film, based on a true story about a heroic Maremma Sheepdog, has surpassed $10 million at local box offices – even beating out Roadshow Films‘ other impressively successful 2015 Aussie family film, Paper Planes. After Oddball‘s triumphant 6 weeks of release, it […]

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Sydney Film Festival 2016 Submissions Now Open

October 27, 2015

Entries for the Sydney Film Festival’s 63rd annual show are now open. The festival will take place from 8th – 16th June in 2016, and will feature a range of features, documentaries and short films under 40 minutes. In 2015, over 250 films were screened to an audience of 176,000. All submissions are being accepted […]

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TV Review: Doctor Who Season 9 Episode 6 “The Woman Who Lived” (UK, 2015)

October 27, 2015

Another week; another shitty monster. This week marks the third conclusion to Doctor Who’s consecutive two-parter trend, and just like the others, reiterates that it seems that the show may have lost its spark. Last week, we were left with a huge cliffhanger in “The Girl Who Died”; the Doctor left Ashildr (Maisie Williams) immortal, which, through cause and […]

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