Day: 11 November 2015

Mt Mountain, We Lost the Sea and more announced as supports for MONO Australian tour!

November 11, 2015

The support acts for the MONO have been announced, furthermore indicating that these shows are going to be some of the most memorable of the year. Of course, the headliners have a reputation that has long preceded them. In their 15 year history, MONO have fashioned a stellar body of work over five studio releases, […]

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World’s End Press headlining ‘Lost Children Found’ event in Melbourne this weekend!

November 11, 2015

Melbourne Music Week begins this week, meaning that the opening weekend is going to be spoiling music lovers for choice when it comes to the live music events strewn throughout the city. One special event occurring this weekend is Lost Children Found, run by The Lost Children’s Project on Saturday (November 14th). The fundraiser will […]

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Nina Las Vegas heads to Florida on new track “Contagious”

November 11, 2015

Continuing to build her new label NLV Records by releasing a series of tracks showcasing the roster, Nina Las Vegas has hooked up with Miami bass champ Snappy Jit for a dance-floor killer titled “Contagious”. Making the track available for free download for seven days only, Nina has offered this production up as the third […]

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Our 7 Highlights and Discoveries at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 in Austin, Texas!

November 11, 2015

This past weekend, our US photographer Waytao Shing headed along to cover the annual Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas. Along the way he saw dozens upon dozens of incredible artists – and today he’s delivering to the AU his 7 festival highlights and discoveries across the three day festival. In no particular order […]

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Erykah Badu shares single “Phone Down” ahead of new mixtape

November 11, 2015

Recent news that Erykah Badu will be releasing a new mixtape, titled You Cain’t Use My Phone, sent her many fans around the world into frenzy. We don’t often get full projects from the Queen of Neo-Soul nowadays, so her being inspired enough to give us a bunch of new material is a big deal. […]

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Win a double pass to see The Coronas

November 11, 2015

Troubadour Music is thrilled to announce The Coronas, one of Ireland’s most successful & talked- about acts in recent years, will be returning to Australia this November / December with their brand new album The Long Way. After a nation-wide sell-out tour in early 2014, the boys are bringing their impressive live show for a […]

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Album News Weekly: 11th November 2015

November 11, 2015

In This Issue: Its time for the remastered and the special editions, as well as the usual exciting debuts and continuing legacies of our favourites, check it out! King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard confirm their seventh LP Paper Mâché Dream Balloon, recorded using nothing but acoustic instruments., will […]

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One Day add their own live show to Sydney festival One Day Only

November 11, 2015

As Sydney hip hop collective One Day prep their first ever boutique festival One Day Only they’ve decided to jump on the line-up as a collective, meaning that we’ll get to see all seven members on stage performing tracks from last year’s epic Mainline, and hopefully some new material. This is, of course, in addition […]

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Live Review: Tame Impala – Sydney Opera House Forecourt (10.11.15)

November 11, 2015

There’s no place quite like Sydney Harbour. The Harbour Bridge standing silent, illuminated and majestic; the Opera House elegantly lit up in white; the dark expanse of water that’s only disturbed by the puttering of ferries and sail boats. It’s not a rare sight for anybody, but it makes a spectacular scene when it’s turned […]

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Album Review: Blake Mills – Heigh Ho (2014 LP)

November 11, 2015

Blake Mills is enigmatic. Crossing genre boundaries with grace and confidence, his sound is extraordinarily difficult to pigeon hole. Yet, it seems that’s the way he likes it. In the course of twelve songs, the full gamut of guitar based music is covered. From country to blues to folk to rock and back again twice. […]

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The State of Affairs: Latest Music Industry News – 11th November 2015

November 11, 2015

In This Issue: The American Music Awards announces its host and line-up,Red Bull prepares for the annual billy cart races with the help of NOVA 96.9, Rdio announces its new Artist To Watch and OpenLIVE launches the new Artist Dashboard as well as the latest ARIA charts. The 2015 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS Live on FOX8 Australia […]

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Dave Draiman of Disturbed (Chicago) talks about their album Immortalized and touring Soundwave

November 11, 2015

Headlining the Soundwave Festival this year are American rockers Disturbed. After a five-year hiatus, they sprung Immortalized on the world which was the fifth consecutive Billboard #1 album for the band. John Goodridge from the AU Review chatted to lead singer Dave Draiman about the making of the album. So how did you start writing […]

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Tour Diary: Owen Rabbit (Melbourne) takes on CMJ Music Marathon and more

November 11, 2015

Melbourne’s own Owen Rabbit can produce music from anything that makes a sound. He has been featured on triple j Unearthed and recently took his style of indie electronica to New York for the CMJ Music Marathon. Check out this awesome behind-the-scenes look at his experience… Since CMJ, Owen’s new single “Denny’s” has been released, […]

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Tkay Maidza, Timberwolf and More Win Big at South Australian Music Awards!

November 11, 2015

Tonight, the South Australian music industry was celebrated with the 2015 South Australian Music Awards, held at the Mercury Cinemas. Tkay Maidza and Timberwolf were the big winners, along with other Australian artists and industry figures hailing from the City of Churches. Rapper Tkay Maidza was given Best Female Artist, along with Best Release for her Switch Tape EP. Best […]

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Music Video of the Day: CuzN “Ordinary People” (2015)

November 11, 2015

A feel-good tune is on the cards today with Englishman-come-Sydneysider CuzN’s “Ordinary People”. The film clip for this indie number was filmed in one day with random people from the New South Wales capital, and it’s fair to say that positive vibes are well and truly on show. “Ordinary People” is taken from his Little […]

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Single of the Day: Jackie Onassis Ft. Spit Syndicate “Stay In” (2015)

November 11, 2015

Melodic and lush, “Stay In”, a new offering from Jackie Onassis and Spit Syndicate, toasts to the night in and continues the hype for Kai Tan and Raph Lauren’s long-awaited debut album. Kai, Nick Lupe, and Jimmy Nice bounce off the package of deep drums and percussion Raph serves up, giving us something more intimate […]

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What to Watch: the Iris’ Weekly TV Picks (11th November-17th November)

November 11, 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 11th November 2015 Videodrome-SBS2-8.30pm AEST With modern society’s obsession with television and the rise of the binge […]

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Film Review: Spectre (USA, 2015)

November 11, 2015

Spectre is the 24th James Bond film, 52 years into a franchise that has defined and redefined espionage thrillers, showing absolutely no signs of stopping both financially and creatively after Skyfall’s overwhelming success in 2012. Sure Daniel Craig’s iteration of Bond has given us some dull moments (see Quantum of Solace), but the 47 year […]

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Acting coach to the stars Ivana Chubbuck talks exclusively about her work with Travis Fimmel on Vikings

November 11, 2015

Internationally acclaimed acting coach and author Ivana Chubbuck is associated with some of Hollywood’s most elite actors, but she also has a close association with Australia. She has conducted numerous Masterclasses in Australia with 16th Street Actors Studio and will hold an exclusive Actor Director Masterclass in Melbourne in January 2016. Chubbuck is also the […]

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Australian Box Office Report: The Dressmaker keeps The Martian at second spot once again

November 11, 2015

For the second week running, an Australian drama about a seamstress has relegated a Hollywood blockbuster to number 2 at the box office. The Dressmaker starring Kate Winslet pulled in another impressive AU$3 million last week as it does its best numbers in Australia. The Martian is still the only real contender at this point having […]

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child extended to May 2017; tickets already going for $6,000 on resale sites.

November 11, 2015

If the latest information released about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them wasn’t enough to satiate your Harry Potter hunger, then get ready for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, set to hit London’s West End with previews as soon as June next year. We last left Harry and the Potter family nineteen years after […]

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Goodtime Hospitality rework The White Cockatoo into West Village, Petersham (Sydney)

November 11, 2015

Petersham pub The White Cockatoo has gone through a substantial revamp by new hospitality group Goodtime Hospitality – co-owned by entrepreneur James Bodel and Locky Paech (ex The Norfolk; The Forresters). Now know as West Village, the conveniently located venue is a blend of local pub familiarity and modern design with an acute attention to […]

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