Day: 23 November 2015

Tom Stephens performs ‘What Lies In The Difference’ Live and Acoustic at the AU Sessions

November 23, 2015

Deciding to exchange the rustic and countrified vibes of his sophomore folk release, for a more robust, rock sound, Tom Stephens has opted to give voice to naked city streets, blinkers and billboards. Watch the exclusive video of Stephens performing ‘What Lies in the Difference’ at the 9th AU Sessions… You can catch the 10th […]

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Album Review: Banoffee – Do I Make You Nervous? (2015 EP)

November 23, 2015

Wow, just wow. Man, Australian music is so on point at the moment, it’s hard to think there was or ever will be a time in which Australian music wasn’t a world leader. It is ridiculously stellar at the moment. It seems with every week there’s a new artist ready to take control of the […]

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Album Review: Foo Fighters – Saint Cecilia (2015 EP)

November 23, 2015

Earlier today, US rock group Foo Fighters released a free, out-of-the-blue EP entitled Saint Cecilia. The release is their first since their well received concept LP Sonic Highways, which co-incided with the band’s 20th anniversary and led into what became “The Broken Leg Tour”, following Dave Grohl’s infamous on-stage accident. For those who missed the memo, in […]

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Kingswood headline third birthday celebrations for Frankie’s Pizza in Sydney

November 23, 2015

For the past few years Frankie’s Pizza has remained one of the most valuable players on the Sydney bar scene, presenting as much of a platform for local live music as a late-night haunt full of pizzas by the slice and one of the city’s best beer lists. For their third birthday they have called […]

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Foo Fighters have released a new EP and you can download it for free right now

November 23, 2015

Accompanied by an emotional letter written by Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters have surprised their fans with the release of a brand new EP titled Saint Cecilia. Streaming on a landing page and available on iTunes, the five-song package comes after a mysterious countdown on the band’s official website hit 00:00, giving us material which has […]

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Getting to know AU sessions performer Jordan LĂ©ser (Sydney)

November 23, 2015

Ahead of tomorrow night’s AU Sessions at Hive Bar in Erskineville, the final one for this year, we catch up with Sydney musician Jordan LĂ©ser and get to know a bit more about her style. LĂ©ser let’s us in on finding her musical identity and those that have influenced her. You can catch her performing […]

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Asta talks new music, moving to Sydney, a possible fashion career, The Plot and more!

November 23, 2015

Tasmanian singer Asta has had a huge 2015 with copious amounts of touring and her single “Dynamite” ft Allday making it to number 66 on the Aria charts. We had a chat to her about her epic year and what lies ahead. Hey Asta! How are you? Did you survive the Sydney heatwave? Yeah I […]

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Louis Baker hooks up with Shapeshifter’s Devin Abrams for “The Way (Remix)” ahead of national tour

November 23, 2015

Red Bull Music Academy alumni Louis Baker is bringing his sharp, soul-penetrating voice to Australia and New Zealand for a tour starting this week, accompanied with a shiny new remix of his single “The Way” by Shapeshifter’s Devin Abrams. Unlike most of Shapeshifter’s better known material, there are no cutting edge drums or deep bass […]

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Album Review: WAAX – Holy Sick (2015 EP)

November 23, 2015

Brisbane’s WAAX have been building up a strong live reputation ever since their first two songs – “I for an Eye” and “Wisdom Teeth” – were released. The band hit the studio earlier this year, and back in October, the band released a surprise EP, titled Holy Sick, containing these two songs and two new tracks. […]

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Single of the Day: Vanessa Elisha “Out of Time” (2015)

November 23, 2015

Australian R&B singer Vanessa Elisha has just dropped her her new single, “Out of Time”, produced by mastermind XXYYXX. Keeping in style with the minimal electronica seen on XXYYXX’s solo material, Elisha adds her soulful vocals with incredible range perfectly. Check it out here: Find Vanessa Elisha on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vanessaelishamusic/ ———- This content has […]

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Stumbled Upon #094 – Christina Martin (Nova Scotia, Canada)

November 23, 2015

In our 94th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Christina Martin from Canada, and chat about her varied and eclectic influences, playing SXSW and Austin City Limits and her latest release, It’ll Be Alright. Musician: Christina Martin Website / Social Media: www.christinamartin.net/ Facebook Genre: Pop/Rock Members & their roles: Christina Martin – Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter […]

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First Official Look and Cast Revealed for the 2017 Wonder Woman Movie

November 23, 2015

The entire cast of the highly anticipated Wonder Woman has been revealed, along with an exclusive first look at Wonder Woman donning her superhero gear. Gal Gadot is cast to play Wonder Woman, and will be joined by Chris Pine as Captain Steve Trevor, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Ewen Bremner, SaĂŻd Taghmaoui, Elena Anaya and Lucy Davis. The […]

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Video Games Review: Minecraft: Story Mode (Xbox One, 2015)

November 23, 2015

Minecraft: Story Mode feels like a bit of a narrative passing of the torch in a lot of respects. Its first two episodes are filled with clever references that kids who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will pounce on but the bulk of its story is aimed squarely at the next generation of […]

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World-first exhibition “Degas: A New Vision” to open in June 2016 at the National Gallery of Victoria

November 23, 2015

In June 2016 a world-first exhibition will make its way to The National Gallery of Victoria for the thirteenth annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces. Degas: A New Vision will showcase over 200 works of one of the world’s most loved artists in all of his disciplines, including painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and photography. Tony Ellwood Director […]

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