Day: 8 December 2015

You can now watch Prince cover Radiohead’s “Creep”… thanks to Radiohead

December 8, 2015

At Coachella in 2008, Prince delivered a very Prince cover of Radiohead’s classic “Creep”, gifting those in attendance something very special and exclusive, seeing that the purple one issued takedown notices for every video of the performance that made it’s way online. Following the disappointing take-downs, Thom Yorke implored Prince to put the video back […]

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Run the Jewels release animated video for “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”

December 8, 2015

As the first single off the forthcoming Rubble Kings: The Album, due January 2016, Run the Jewels have delivered “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite), a characteristically ferocious offering from the imposing hip hop duo. The actual single was released earlier this year, but now there’s an official video to go with, giving us a look at […]

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Legendary hip hop producer DJ Premier announces Australian tour for 2016

December 8, 2015

After a sold-out collaborative tour with fellow hip hop producer Pete Rock, the legendary DJ Premier is ready to make a return to Australia for a string of shows across the country as part of his whirlwind “Boom Bap” tour. Australia will be the first country on his schedule, once again giving us access to […]

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D’Angelo & The Vanguard will play shows in Sydney, Melbourne, and Wellington

December 8, 2015

Earlier today we reported the huge news that soul icon D’Angelo will be augmenting his appearance at Byron Bay Bluesfest (Thursday; Saturday) with a performance at the Sydney Opera House as D’Angelo & The Vanguard. Now it seems that Sydney isn’t the only city in our part of the world that will be getting a […]

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Live Review: Chris Cornell + Dave Le’aupepe – Festival Theatre, Adelaide (07.12.15)

December 8, 2015

I’m ashamed to admit that prior to this show I hadn’t heard much about Gang Of Youths. Neither, it would seem, had most of the crowd. Ageing rockers sporting 90s Soundgarden tour t-shirts seemed disinterested at best when their frontman Dave Le’aupepe first graced the stage. I say graced intentionally because with long flowing locks, […]

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Illy Announces National Tour For 2016!

December 8, 2015

Aussie rapper Illy has announced that he will be going on a national tour on the back of his new single “Swear Jar”. The Swear Jar Tour is set to hit the road in February and March. In conjunction with Beyond Blue, Illy has also created his own virtual swear jar, inviting friends and fans to donate money […]

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Jhené Aiko announces 2016 dates for debut Australian tour

December 8, 2015

Following her much-anticipated release of Souled Out in 2014, Californian R&B popstar, Jhené Aiko is set to make her debut appearance in Australia in February-March, 2016. Aiko will be supported by special guest Thandi Phoenix in what is touted to be an electrifying live performance. Tickets are on sale from 12pm, Friday December 11. For more details head to livenation.com.au. […]

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Castaway Festival To Hit Brisbane In 2016!

December 8, 2015

Western Australian festival Castaway has found a second home on the east coast. The festival will debut on Bribie Island, Brisbane on the 20th of February, 2016.Castaway Brisbane comes off the back of the W.A Castaway in 2015. Last year’s line up featured Peking Duk, SAFIA, George Maple, Carmada, Sticky Fingers and more. The festival is unique for its beach […]

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Music Video of the Day: Indytronics “Clone Fight” (2015)

December 8, 2015

All aboard, we’re off to Ukraine for today’s music video of the day! Indytronics, who consider themselves to be an indie-rock and post-punk revival band, have created a video for their track “Clone Fight” which appears to feature Stockholm Syndrome of some description, but to be honest, I’m really not too sure. You’re probably better […]

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PAX Aus 2016 moves back a week, badges on sale now

December 8, 2015

It was only five weeks ago that we were all within the warm embrace of PAX Aus 2015. Badges for next year’s show have gone on sale today, along with the news that the show date will be pushed back a week so as not to conflict with the start of Melbourne’s Spring Carnival.

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Tropfest has been resurrected and will return in 2016

December 8, 2015

The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest, was set for this week, but was cancelled earlier in November because of mishandling of funds. But now, after aid from CGU insurance, the festival will return for its 24th year on Sunday 14th of February 2016, in Centennial Parklands, Sydney. John Polson, founder and festival director of […]

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Video Games Review: Rainbow Six Siege (PS4, 2015)

December 8, 2015

The round begins and we’re instantly scrambling to fortify and take up positions against the incoming enemy team. Enemy drones roll about under foot, trying to get the best possible view of what we’re up to before barrelling away to find a hiding spot from where they can watch us. The dull thud of boots […]

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Free outdoor silent cinema coming back to World Square this summer!

December 8, 2015

Sydney’s summer nights will see the return of free movies at World Square’s outdoor cinema. Starting in January 2016, movies such as Jaws, The Holiday, Love Actually, Muriel’s Wedding, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Romeo & Juliet will screen. Headphones and deckchairs will be provided and there will be plenty of options for dinner and […]

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The first look at Abe Forsythes Down Under arrives on the 10th anniversary of the Cronulla riots

December 8, 2015

The first look at Down Under, the sure-to-be controversial Australian black comedy telling the story of the aftermath of the Cronulla riots has arrived. The image, and film, features both perspectives of the fight and, through humour, director Abe Forsythe deliberately confronts racism head on. “There is nothing more satisfying than getting people to laugh […]

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The first trailer is released for The Nice Guys starring a bruised, bloodied and goofy Ryan Gosling alongside Russell Crowe

December 8, 2015

Director Shane Black is set to release his latest action film The Nice Guys in 2016, and the first trailer was released today. The film features a bruised, bloodied and goofy Ryan Gosling, along side Russell Crowe who plays a tough-guy private investigator. Set in 1970s Los Angeles — complete with flares — the odd duo work together […]

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Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell to join Tarantino for Australian premiere of The Hateful Eight in 70mm

December 8, 2015

It’s been announced today that on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 actors Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell will join previously announced guest Quentin Tarantino on the red carpet at Event Cinemas George Street, Sydney for the Australian premiere of The Hateful Eight. The film will then be screened exclusively in 70mm for a one week from January […]

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