Day: 6 November 2015

Coldplay dive into disco-funk with “Adventure of a Lifetime”

November 6, 2015

In a surprise announcement, Coldplay have released the details of their next album A Head Full of Dreams along with the tracklist and the full version of their first single. “Adventure of a Lifetime” has the band delving into a little disco-funk, providing a nice groove over which Chris Martin sounds comfortable and confident. The […]

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Tame Impala, Tired Lion, Methyl Ethel, KUČKA and more take home WA Music Awards!

November 6, 2015

The 2015 WA Music Awards took place in Perth overnight as part of this year’s WAM Festival, with Jack Rabbit Slim’s being packed out with folk keen to celebrate the sheer amount of talented musicians coming out of the West throughout the year with some unforgettable music. As expected, Tame Impala won big on the […]

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Live Review: The Waifs + Mia Dyson – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (05.11.15)

November 6, 2015

It seems a curiously long time ago that “London Still” peaked at number 3 in the 2002 triple j Hottest 100. Not least because it’s so hard to imagine a song of similar sound getting anywhere near the top 10 these days, but also because The Waifs still feel so familiar – an integral part […]

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The Meeting Tree link up with Janet English of Spiderbait for new tune “I Pay My Tax (I Hate Myself)”

November 6, 2015

The Meeting Tree invite you inside The Meeting Tree Alternative Wellness Retreat with the video for their new single, “I Pay My Tax (I Hate Myself)”. The duo, Sydney’s ADM legends, have teamed up with Spiderbait‘s Janet English for the tune, which depicts a change in pace from their viral debut “r u a cop”, […]

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Mumford & Sons announce ‘Gentlemen of the Road’ photography exhibition at Young Henry’s in Newtown

November 6, 2015

Mumford & Sons have announced an extra little treat for fans in Sydney ahead of their huge Gentlemen of the Road event at the Domain next week. The ‘Gentlemen of the Road Photography Exhibition’ will be hosted by Young Henry’s in Newtown from November 13th-15th, documenting shows in Australia, UK, the US and Canada, including […]

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Set times for the Falls Festival have been released!

November 6, 2015

Time to start brushing up on what bands you’ll be spending New Year’s with, Falls Festival punters! The crew behind the festival tour have today released the set times for events in Marion Bay, Lorne and Byron Bay and maaaan, are we in for a good party this year. If you’re spending New Year’s Eve […]

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Music Video of the Day: Bloc Party “The Love Within” (2015)

November 6, 2015

New Bloc Party is taking a little bit of getting used to, but we’re definitely still excited for the release of their upcoming album HYMNS. Their new single, “The Love Within” is driven by a simple beat and pumping synths, and classic Kele vocals. It’s just been given the video treatment by director Ivana Bobic and […]

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Single of the Day: Last Dinosaurs “Wurl” (2015)

November 6, 2015

Fresh of the back of an Australian tour in support of their second album Wellness, Last Dinosaurs have released “Wurl” as the most recent single. Full of summer vibes, this song nails the classic Last Dinos’ sound of a perfect balance of chill and danceable. Listen to “Wurl” here, and check out their upcoming summer shows […]

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BlizzCon 2015: New Hearthstone expansion, League of Explorers, drops next week

November 6, 2015

Blizzard have announced the newest adventure expansion for for their free-to-play online CCG Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Called League of Explorers, it’s a single-player campaign that will send players into “ancient temples fulled with relics, treasures and traps.”

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BlizzCon 2015: Heroes of the Storm gets new heroes, Arena mode

November 6, 2015

Blizzard have revealed a number of new goodies for their free-to-play MOBA/brawler Heroes of the Storm, including new Heroes and a brand new Arena mode.

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BlizzCon 2015: World of Warcraft: Legion arrives mid-2016

November 6, 2015

The sixth expansion for Blizzard’s enduring MMORPG World of Warcraft, called Legion, will arrive “summer 2016”. The announcement came during the BlizzCon 2015 opening ceremonies today.

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BlizzCon 2015: Overwatch gets final character trailers, will not be free-to-play

November 6, 2015

Blizzard have revealed two new retail editions for their upcoming shooter Overwatch during the game’s panel at the BlizzCon fan convention. They also dropped a trailer that reveals the game’s final three playable characters.

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Watch a ton of new footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

November 6, 2015

Even though the recently released trailer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is said to be the only glimpse of the new film before it’s released next month, a new Japanese trailer has surfaced, with a surprising amount of new footage that gives a closer look at some of the characters. This isn’t one of […]

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Watch the bloody new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight

November 6, 2015

As with all Quentin Tarantino films, The Hateful Eight has quickly become one of the most anticipated releases of the new year, and after watching the newly released second trailer, it’s not hard to see why. The all-star, gloriously violent project is led by Kurt Ressell, who plays John “The Hangman” Ruth, a man transporting […]

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Blizzard’s Overwatch now coming to PS4 and Xbox One, releases “Spring 2016”

November 6, 2015

In huge news for Blizzard fans, the developer’s team-shooter Overwatch will come to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in tandem with its release on PC.

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Film Review: National Theatre Live: Hamlet (UK, 2015)

November 6, 2015

Over the last couple of years thanks to the wonderful team at National Theatre Live they’ve been bringing some of the greatest theatrical plays from the National Theatre in London to cinema screens across the world. For those who are unable to see these plays in the flesh, seeing them via NT: Live has been […]

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DVD Review: Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (USA, 2015)

November 6, 2015

I know what you’re thinking. “Ryan, didn’t you just write a review for 3 Headed Shark Attack? There’s even a link right here) Yes, I did. Call me a glutton for punishment. Someone has to do it!! So this one isn’t so easy to explain if you can believe that. Bare with with me. So […]

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The Brownie Bar – Hub Arcade (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Look away if you’re on a diet because Melbourne has received its first gorgeous, drool-worthy chocolate brownie café – and it’s the perfect place for a date. Owner Julie Cooke began selling baked goods at local farmers markets near her Oakleigh home, before opening The Brownie Bar at Prahran Market in 2012. The business then […]

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Renowned Italian restaurant Machiavelli expands to Sydney International Airport T1 with Mach2

November 6, 2015

Popular Sydney restaurant Machiavelli has long stood as an institution for lovers of good Italian food and drink, and after all these years the owners have finally expanded their reach within the city, opening up a sister restaurant at a very unexpected location. Titled Mach2, the stylish new Italian venture has become the newest opening […]

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The Gov – Hindmarsh (Adelaide)

November 6, 2015

The Governor in Hindmarsh has long been an Adelaide institution for music lovers, hosting a wide variety of artists in its extensive history. It’s front bar and restaurant also has maintained its position as both a favourite watering hole and food spot for people looking for a pre-show bite or for a drink at the […]

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Surly’s – Surry Hills (Sydney)

November 6, 2015

American cuisine has become common place in Sydney, to the point it’s impossible to escape. Most bars now offer a menu inspired by the best and worst of American cuisine. Whether it’s Miss Peaches’ New Orleans themed menu or the mix of dishes that places like Dove and Olive or the Norfolk offer, there is […]

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Time Out Sydney Bar Awards Nominees for 2016

November 6, 2015

On Sunday 6 December of this year, at the new host venue of Sky Terrace at The Star, tastemakers and scene sifters Time Out will once again be crowning the winners of various categories for their annual Sydney Bar Awards. The ceremony has long been known as one of the liveliest celebrations of Sydney’s diverse […]

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Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards Nominees for 2016

November 6, 2015

On Monday 7th December of this year, Time Out Melbourne will be crawling through a massive list of nominated local bars and crown winners across several categories at a special ceremony hosted at The Mill House in Flinders Lane. The ceremony has fast become one of the liveliest celebrations of Melbourne’s famously comprehensive bar culture, […]

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The Star’s Sky Terrace reopens with new look for spring and summer (Sydney)

November 6, 2015

There are a few quintessential vantage points around Sydney for which to fully absorb the magnificent views, and The Star’s Sky Terrace is most certainly Pyrmont’s primary position. Knowing that they have the perfect summer spot for events, The Star will be pushing more session-type events for their picturesque rooftop space alongside pop-up bars, and […]

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Yayoi Garden – CBD (Sydney)

November 6, 2015

Popular CBD Japanese restaurant Yayoi Sydney is now Yayoi Garden, and while the interior has the same casual elegance, the menu has slightly changed, with set tasting menus introduced to reflect the spring-summer season, while the sake list is even more extensive than before. My previous visit was a pleasant experience, delivering a Japanese dining […]

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Geisha Haus – Potts Point (Sydney)

November 6, 2015

You’ll find Geisha Haus tucked away upstairs via a nondescript entrance on Roslyn St, right next to Gastro Park. Formerly known as Beach Haus, the hidden little, oddly shaped gem is now a hub of fresh and creative contemporary Japanese food, with a menu shaped by Rajendra Kumar Tamang, a man who already has an […]

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Popolo expands kitchen, welcomes Naomi Lowry as new head chef (Sydney)

November 6, 2015

Three years in and Popolo still stands as one of the best and most popular restaurants in the Rushcutters Bay. Their award-winning Southern Italian food has built owner Flavio Carnevale a solid reputation, and he’s set to further this with the recent addition of Naomi Lowry (ex-Biota Dining; Pilu at Freshwater) as Head Chef, who […]

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New Shanghai – Westfield Sydney

November 6, 2015

New Shanghai’s CBD restaurant on the lower ground of Westfield Sydney has only been open for less than a fortnight, and it’s already pumping out dumplings with a vengeance. On a Thursday evening, we step into the bustling restaurant that’s been decked out with imported Chinese furnishings. Everything from the shutters and lanterns to the […]

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A25 Pizzeria – South Yarra (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Owner of A25 South Yarra, Remo Nicolini, is no stranger to good Italian fare done well. Over the years, he has built a reputation for creating some of Australia’s best locations for pizza and could perhaps have been one of the major determinants in triggering the Melbourne pizza revolution. In fact, Remo has come a […]

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