Day: 19 November 2015

Watch The New Trailer For Now You See Me 2

November 19, 2015

The illusionists known as The Four Horsemen are back for their second act in Now You See Me 2. Original cast members such as Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco are all returning, with the addition of Lizzy Caplan and Daniel Radcliffe. After the first installment Now You See Me in 2013, featuring magic […]

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Justin Bieber dies and Mugatu returns in the first official trailer for Zoolander 2

November 19, 2015

Some terrible madman is going around killing the world’s most beautiful people, including Usher and Justin Bieber, in Zoolander 2, forcing them to leave the world one last selfie with Derek Zoolander’s (Ben Stiller) signature look, Blue Steel. Such is life in the Zoolander universe as we once again take a close look at the […]

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Courtney Barnett takes out J Award for Australian Album of the Year!

November 19, 2015

Courtney Barnett has just taken out Australian Album of the Year at the J Awards, with the acclaimed Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit claiming yet another accolade for 2015. The album was up against releases from the likes of Tame Impala and Gang of Youths and currently has Barnett continuously […]

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the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 20th – November 22nd.

November 19, 2015

Almost in December! Some massive tours are just around the corner, not to mention ARIA Week is waiting in lieu for another year too. But before all that, let’s take a look at some of the killer shows the AU team is looking forward to this weekend. Wave Racer – BRISBANE Wave Racer brings the […]

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Getting to Know the Australian Music Week Artists: Woodlock, Amistat, Betty & Oswald and Cass Eager and The Velvet Rope!

November 19, 2015

As we edge into the first evening of showcases as part of Australian Music Week, we take a look at some more of the artists preparing to do their thing over the weekend. From country to some indie rock, the following artists represent a solid and diverse line up of bands and solo musicians lined […]

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Single of the Day: Tough Uncle “Focus” (2015)

November 19, 2015

Melbourne’s Tough Uncle are definitely new kids on the scene, but these musos are some slick individuals you may recognise. Rising out of the ashes of Fire, Santa Rosa!, Fire!, the trio of Adelaide expats are here to give us some feel-good indie rock in debut single “Focus”. The bass lines are punchy, Dave’s lead […]

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Getting to Know the Australian Music Week Artists: Lillyè, Ry, Hannah Cameron and Tenderfoot

November 19, 2015

With Australian Music Week now underway, we decided we should get to know some of the incredible artists set to perform! So without further ado, let’s find out a little more about Lillyè, Ry, Hannah Cameron and Tenderfoot… Lillyè Who are you, what band do you play in and what do you do in that […]

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Nominees announced for the 2015 FBi Sydney Music, Arts & Culture Awards

November 19, 2015

Awarding the most exciting new voices across music, arts, and culture, FBi’s SMAC Awards (FBi Sydney Music, Arts & Culture) have today announced nominees for 2015. 11 categories will be carefully chosen from, and we don’t doubt that the judging process will be incredibly difficult, seeing as these shortlists are full of names which have […]

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Album Review: Bob Dylan – The Cutting Edge (2015 LP)

November 19, 2015

The Cutting Edge, the latest release in Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series, is well named – it covers material recorded in 1965-6, when Dylan was at the forefront of rock and roll, and it also describes his songwriting at the time, which was so sharp and on point as to be cutting. The Bootleg Series was […]

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Gang of Youths announce 2016 Australian tour dates!

November 19, 2015

Sydney’s Gang of Youths, currently away in the US focusing on their next lot of new music, haven’t forgotten about their Australian fans – today the band has dropped a new round of national tour dates for next year! When they return home, they return home for the ARIA Awards, where they’re currently grasping a […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Love Like Hate “List” (2015)

November 19, 2015

Brisbane’s Love Like Hate have been further developing their current exploration of some gorgeous and dark pop balladry with “List”, part of their fascinating Unnoticed EP. Recorded with Lachlan Mitchell, the EP has seen the duo really sink their teeth into some exciting blends of post-punk licked guitars and darker pop melodies, a fusion which […]

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Live Review: Def Leppard + Baby Animals + Live – Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney (17.11.15)

November 19, 2015

Playing one of the venue’s last shows ever. English rock band Def Leppard hit the Qantas Credit Union Arena this Tuesday, accompanied by openers Baby Animals and Live. Aussie rock outfit Baby Animals kicked off the night, starting off with limited energy that picked up as more and more fans trickled in for their early […]

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Stumbled Upon #093 – Taipan Tiger Girls (Melbourne)

November 19, 2015

In our 93rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Taipan Tiger Girls from Melbourne, and chat about their debut release, 1, new material and upcoming shows. Band Name: Taipan Tiger Girls Website / Social Media: Facebook Genre: Electronic Members & their roles: Ollie Olsen – synthesiser Mat Watson – drums / percussion Lisa MacKinney – […]

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We head to the 2015 Airlie Beach Festival of Music in the Whitsundays

November 19, 2015

It’s hard to come up with a better way to spend a weekend than in the Whitsundays listening to an exciting and eclectic mix of bands, while also getting to sample all that the beautiful coastal town of Airlie Beach has to offer. Held from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th November, the brilliant Airlie Beach […]

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Music Video of the Day: Sarah Blasko “I’d Be Lost” (2015)

November 19, 2015

The 80s vibes are strong with this new track from Sarah Blasko. “I’d Be Lost” is swimming in synth pulses, moving alongside the ghostly falsetto vocals throughout the verses and convincing choruses. The video is a one-shot take of Blasko with a blurred highway background, and while it could be considered simple it’s definitely effective. […]

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Chris Cresswell of The Flatliners (Canada) talks returning to Australia with Lagwagon, Dead Language & more!

November 19, 2015

Chris Cresswell and his Flatliners brothers are soon to be in Australia for the first time in a little while, touring with Lagwagon. It’s been a decent minute in between drinks and the enthusiasm is clear when the Ontario frontman chats with me about the upcoming run of tour dates (set to kick off next […]

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Check out the new The Huntsman: Winter’s War Trailer

November 19, 2015

The producer of Maleficient and Alice in Wonderland Joe Roth has brought The Huntsman: Winter’s War to life as it reveals how the fates of Huntsman Eric, played by Chris Hemsworth, and Queen Ravenna, played by Charlize Theron, are intertwined. Actress Emily Blunt is also part of the cast, playing the Queen’s sister, Freya, having […]

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Interview: Christopher Judge chats with us ahead of Supanova on a changing industry since Stargate

November 19, 2015

Christopher Judge would easily have to be one of the most recognisable faces from sci-fi TV if you’ve had any passing interest in Stargate over the years. As Teal’c, Judge’s presence within the Stargate universe has been one that has traversed SG:1 and from there, the actor has gone on to flex that creative muscle […]

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North Bondi Fish – Bondi (Sydney)

November 19, 2015

North Bondi Fish is at the head of North Bondi beach just below the RSL, a casual eatery looking out over that iconic beach scene with a breezy, playful interior. There’s little surprise as to why this extended from a six month pop-up into a permanent venue back in 2013; there’s something about fresh, clean […]

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