Day: 9 November 2015

Album Review: Pentimento – I, No Longer (2015 LP)

November 9, 2015

Music has all different kind of purposes. To entertain, to dance and to sing; but the real purpose, for any music lover, is to feel a connection with it. American emo/punk rock band, Pentimento, recently released their sophomore record, I, No Longer and it’s absolutely stunning. Through heart-wrenching lyrics and grounded punk/emo music, the four-piece […]

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Live Review: The Vaccines + The Belligerents + The Jensens – The Triffid, Brisbane (08.11.15)

November 9, 2015

The Triffid celebrated with a rock Sunday sesh last week. What better way to do it then with a visit from English rock band The Vaccines who are celebrating their latest album, English Graffiti? Joining them on the night were The Jensens and The Belligerents, both locals and Brisbane favourites of the Brisbane music scene. […]

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Jesse Davidson (Adelaide) chats ‘Lizard Boy’ & bringing new music to a growing audience base!

November 9, 2015

Adelaide musician Jesse Davidson recently dropped his sophomore EP Lizard Boy near the end of October and as far as 2015 has gone, it’s another sweet little addition Davidson can add to the pile of accomplishments that has been his past year. From breaking out as part of the crop of exciting South Australian artists […]

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AWME 2015: The Conference Sessions & Live Music Showcases Not to be Missed!

November 9, 2015

The Australian World Music Expo (AWME) kicks off for another year in Melbourne this week, with a diverse and brilliant line up of artists scheduled to showcase across a range of the city’s music venues. The event is not only about the live music of course, with multiple conference sessions also programmed from November 12th […]

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Live Review: Philadelphia Grand Jury + High-Tails – Amplifier Bar, Perth (07.11.15)

November 9, 2015

After the heartbreaking demise of Philadelphia Grand Jury and a few teasing reunion shows, the cheeky trio of Berkfinger, MC Bad Genius and Dan W Sweat have finally returned, finishing their Summer of Doom tour in Perth Saturday night with plenty of flailing fans and sweaty, sweaty hugs. High-tails from Sydney were up to debut […]

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Win a double pass to see Mini Mansions in Sydney!

November 9, 2015

Mini Mansions are in the midst of a victorious year. Following their break out performance at SXSW, the band have toured with the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Royal Blood and New Pornographers and made their Glastonbury debut this June. The indie pop trio led by Queens of the Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman are touring Australia […]

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Single of the Day: Flight of Ryan “Technicolor Souls” (2015)

November 9, 2015

Arizona newcomers Flight of Ryan have got a cracker on their hands. “Technicolor Souls” is the first single from the four-piece’s upcoming debut LP From Cocoon, and if the full length release is anything like this single then they’ll be on a winner. If you’re a fan of anything indie/electronica/pop, there’s a good chance you’ll be […]

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Stumbled Upon #091 – Jasmine Nelson (Melbourne)

November 9, 2015

In our 91st instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we chat to gorgeous Melbournian Jasmine Nelson, find out about her album Hercules, discover future tour plans and check out her single “Heart”. Musician: Jasmine Nelson Website / Social Media: www.jasminenelson.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram Genre: Singer / Songwriter Members & their roles: Jasmine Nelson – singer, […]

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the AU interview: Adam Shoji of Seaway (Canada) talks on Colour Blind LP, pop-punk scene and band’s progression

November 9, 2015

Since the release of their latest LP Colour Blind, Canadian pop-punk band Seaway have been turning heads in both America and the UK. We had the opportunity to speak with bass player Adam Shoji about the new record, the current pop-punk scene and the band’s progression in their music. At the moment you guys are touring with Knuckle Puck, Sorority Noise […]

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Album Review: King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard – Paper Mache Dream Balloon (2015 LP)

November 9, 2015

You could be forgiven for dismissing King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard as a novelty. Their name alone sounds like it was created using some kind of random name generator, they have enough band members to field a football team and they seem to release something new every time the seasons change, but as always […]

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Video Games Review: Fallout 4 (PS4, Xbox One, 2015)

November 9, 2015

Friends and adventurers, the promised time is at hand. Vault 111 is opening and the Commonwealth awaits. War. War never changes.

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TV Review: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 8 “The Zygon Inversion” (UK, 2015)

November 9, 2015

“Since when is Doctor Who political?”, says my Tom Baker adoring mother after seeing the credits roll for “The Zygon Inversion”. Bewildered and a little confused as any long-term fan of the show would be, my mum encapsulates a stark change in the landscape of Doctor Who – that it has the power to transcend […]

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Video Games Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider (Xbox One, 2015)

November 9, 2015

Crystal Dynamics breathed new life into the aging Tomb Raider series with their acclaimed 2013 self-titled reboot. Its sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider, sees a hardier, more prepared Lara Croft venturing into Siberia to find an artefact said to hold the key to immortality. But does Rise of the Tomb Raider, like it’s heroine, […]

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Film Review: He Named Me Malala (USA, 2015)

November 9, 2015

If you know anything about Malala Yousafzai, you would know that her story is not necessarily one of happiness, but one of suffering, struggle, but most of all inspiration. It is the powerful character and true story of this now 18-year-old girl that dominates the character-driven documentary He Named Me Malala. The documentary is directed by […]

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DVD Review: Suite Française (UK, 2015)

November 9, 2015

Based on Irène Némirovsky’s bestselling novel, Suite Française challenges the true nature of people through forbidden love, generosity and understanding during a time of vast demise and depression resulting from the horrors of war. Directed by Saul Dibb, it is a romantic drama set in the small French village Bussy. The film follows the tribulations of […]

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Cake Wines plan community feasts in gardens and markets around Sydney

November 9, 2015

From now until mid-December, popular wine champs Cake Wines will be staging a series of weekend lunches and dinners in local community gardens and farmers markets with the help of some of Sydney’s best chefs, including Mike McEnearney (of Kitchen by Mike fame) and Richie Dolan (of Chiswick). With such talent on board, the Cakes […]

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Ananas Bar & Brasserie’s Halloween Champagne Brunch – The Rocks (Sydney)

November 9, 2015

French hotspot Ananas Bar & Brasserie has been hosting special Champagne Brunches once a month for awhile now, pulling on various themes from Willy Wonka to Winter Wonderland. The well-received concept is refreshing and playful, spinning the traditional champagne brunch into lively buffets with free-pour packages, and a DJ for background music (themed, of course), […]

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