Day: 26 November 2015

the AU Weekend Gig Guide: November 27th – November 29th

November 26, 2015

Final weekend of November! Let’s do it and do it up right. Heading into the final weeks of the year, there are some sick live shows ticking off the final weekends of 2015 in style. We take a look at some local artists who are going to be putting on some cool shows down the […]

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‘Dark & Divine’ – a track by track look at Mandy Kane’s new EP!

November 26, 2015

Australian artist Mandy Kane tomorrow releases his new EP Darkness & Divine – a five track collection of tunes representing a definite evolution of his style, songwriting technique and a further along the line from what Kane’s fans may be expecting of the artist who first made waves with his 2009 debut, Tragic Daydreams. Also […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Basics “Time Poor” (2015)

November 26, 2015

After just wrapping up their Australian tour, The Basics have given us a new video for their single “Time Poor”. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios, the song is as rock’n’roll and as obviously Australian as we’d expect from The Basics. Check out the brand new video here: “Time Poor” is lifted off their most recent album The […]

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John O’Callaghan of The Maine (USA) talks on upcoming AUS tour, his love for Tim Tams and American Candy LP!

November 26, 2015

The Maine have been a band for almost nine years and in that time, they’ve achieved a lot. From their early days with pop punk/alternative rock to now embracing a more pop rock side to their music, the five-piece bring energy like no other on stage. We had a chat with lead vocalist, John O’Callaghan […]

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Album Review: Loon Lake – Low Res (2015 LP)

November 26, 2015

Loon Lake have put out their last hurrah with Low Res, and while saddening for most it’s probably their best yet. There isn’t a stand alone hit like “Cherry Lips” but as a whole it’s a strong album with plenty of those feel good vibes. It carries on that quirky lyricism, cheeky nostalgic and heart […]

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Album Review: Hunting Season Lost Forever (2015 EP)

November 26, 2015

Melbourne’s Hunting Season don’t sound fully Australian, or at least Australian right now, even though they’re playing in that very fertile field of dreamy Aussie indie-rock. They sound… Pacific North-Western if anything. Their EP Lost Forever is perhaps not even quite of the 2010s. There’s a very clear pop-punk overtone to the EP, but a […]

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Single of the Day: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros “Hot Coals” (2015)

November 26, 2015

This seven-minute jazzy/operatic piece will likely the most unique song you listen to today, and that’s certainly not a bad thing. There’s really no way to accurately describe a track of this length in a few sentences, so it’s probably easier if you give it a listen and experience it for yourself! ———- This content […]

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Stumbled Upon #095 – IV League (Melbourne)

November 26, 2015

In our 95th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet the ever charming members of Melbourne’s IV League, and chat about glitter, travelling, dating and check out their latest single, ‘Lit Screen’. Band Name: IV League Website / Social Media: Facebook Genre: Indie / Alternative Members & their roles: Bella Venutti – Vocals/Guitar Lachie Gilmour – […]

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Twitch just launched servers in Sydney, streams to improve immensely for Aussie users

November 26, 2015

Livestreaming juggernaut Twitch have reportedly launched new servers in Sydney today, according to a tweet from famed Australian StarCraft II player and shoutcaster Maynarde.

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Actor Michael Dorn Talks About Ted 2, working with Seth MacFarlane and more ahead of DVD Release

November 26, 2015

Actor Michael Dorn from Ted 2 spoke to us about the movie, what it’s like working with Seth Macfarlane, and his own childhood dreams, ahead of the DVD release of the American comedy today. What am I finding you up to? How’s the day treating you? It’s fantastic. I live away from LA now, so […]

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Date and details announced for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens fan event in Sydney with Harrison Ford

November 26, 2015

Revealed earlier this month, the Sydney Opera House will play host to Harrison Ford and a special Star Wars fan event presented by Optus to celebrate the new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And now we know when it’s happening and how you can get tickets! The Opera House forecourt gates will open from 4pm […]

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Sony have sold over 30 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide

November 26, 2015

Sony says that it has now sold more than 30.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide as of November 22. The news comes as the result of internal sales estimates at the electronics giant.

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Here are your Xbox Games With Gold titles for December

November 26, 2015

Microsoft have announced the December Games With Gold lineup and, compared to other months throughout 2015, it could be seen as a bit of a weak note to end the year on. They are, however, giving away “an extra gift for the holidays” in the form of a fifth free game.

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Film Review: By The Sea (USA, 2015)

November 26, 2015

“What a waste of a good holiday”, exclaimed the woman seated next to me as the credits rolled. And she’s not wrong – there’s plenty of things I’d do in France if I was given the chance. I would swim every single day. I’d go for walks in the beautiful countryside. I’d drink every bar […]

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Pei Modern announce special menus for the festive season (Sydney)

November 26, 2015

Mark Best’s Pei Modern opened in the Four Seasons Sydney hotel last year to a huge response, and to date the restaurant has remained a highly sought-after dining option for both locals and tourists. In preparation for the festive season, Pei Modern have announced a series of holiday dining options including a special Christmas lunch/dinner […]

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