Day: 6 January 2016

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are coming to Australia in February to promote Ride Along 2

January 6, 2016

Ice Cube will be returning to Australia after coming down here with his son, O’Shea Jackson Jr, last year to promote Straight Outta Compton. However, this time the legendary rapper will be accompanied by comedian Kevin Hart, his co-star for the forthcoming Ride Along 2. Arriving on February 8th, Cube and Hart will be doing […]

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Music Video of the Day: Metz “Eraser” (2016)

January 6, 2016

The music video for Metz‘s track “Eraser” here and damn. Directed by Nathan Joyner, the visuals are a distorted and brilliantly dizzying accompaniment to one of our fave tunes from the indie punks last year. The song is a no holds barred riff/percussion-frantic affair and the music video follows the same tone: blurry, frenetic and […]

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Music Video of the Day: GGOOLLDD “Dance Through The Winter” (2016)

January 6, 2016

Another US unearthing today, we take a look at the new music video from Milwaukee synth-pop purveyors, GGOOLLDD, “Dance Through the Winter”. The group recently released a brand new EP entitled For The Night and this cut is just one of the cool cuts from a release that sets the band up as an exciting […]

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David Bowie drops teaser video for “Lazarus” music video online!

January 6, 2016

What is probably one of the most anticipated releases of 2016 (yes, already called it), David Bowie‘s new album has just been hyped a little more with the release of a cheeky teaser reel for the single “Lazarus”. Now available to view online, the video has Bowie seemingly blinded in a hospital bed. It doesn’t […]

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Gang of Youths (Sydney) share hair care tips, respecting women at gigs & more at Falls Festival!

January 6, 2016

It was a bit of a mad 2015 for Sydney’s Gang of Youths. Successful tours, acclaimed debut album, ARIA nominations and multiple AU Live Music Award nods down and these boys still had enough energy to throw down some brilliant end-of-year festival sets down the coast and in Tassie for the Falls Festival. After their […]

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Kele Okereke on Hymns, dealing with criticism & the new phase of Bloc Party.

January 6, 2016

The return of Bloc Party in 2015 saw much of the band’s fandom and indeed, the industry, draw a sharp breath. With the departure of founding members Matt Tong and Gordon Moakes leaving a sizeable gap in the band’s line up, Bloc Party have continued to move forward, with the addition of Louise Bartle and […]

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Single of the Day: WILD “Back to You” (2016)

January 6, 2016

WILD are a three piece indie-folk group out of LA making some sweet tunes. Taken from their debut album, current single “Back To You” is a tune evoking that rousing sing along vibe groups like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Grouplove and Of Monsters and Men have made popular over the past few years. […]

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Yannis Philippakis of Foals (UK) chats What Went Down at Falls Festival!

January 6, 2016

Headlining the final night of the Falls Festival at Mt. Duneed Estate, Foals were understandably a large drawcard for many in attendance. The band’s frontman Yannis Philippakis sat down with us before they brought in the New Year to chat about the success of their latest release, What Went Down, and how they’ve been enjoying […]

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Sitting down at Festival of the Sun with triple J Unearthed competition winners, Mar Haze (Sydney)!

January 6, 2016

While at Festival of the Sun last month, Larry sat down with triple J Unearthed competition winners, Sydney’s Mar Haze, to chat after their set! “We’ve been really, really busy over the last six months,” they explain of their win. “Really focusing on pushing stuff to triple J; we released an EP, released a single […]

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Album News Weekly: 6th January 2016

January 6, 2016

In This Issue: We are back from hiatus and off to a huge start with the new year! Global sensation Sia returns with a new album at the end of the month, along with more quirky and indie releases, take a look. Sia Singer/songwriter/producer/massive hit-maker Sia announces that her album THIS IS ACTING will be […]

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Lemmy’s funeral to be livestreamed via Motörhead’s official YouTube channel this weekend.

January 6, 2016

The iconic Motörhead legend Lemmy will be remembered and celebrated during a special memorial service in LA this weekend and the band’s management has today released a statement to their fans. The funeral service, to be held on January 9th (Sunday, January 10th AUS time), will be streamed via the band’s official YouTube channel – […]

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Art vs Science (Sydney) on returning to festival stages & touring their new album in 2016!

January 6, 2016

Art vs Science headlined the Boogie Nights extravaganza at the Falls Festival at Mt. Duneed Estate last week to a wild reception, the show being one of the first major festival appearances by the Sydney trio off the back of their 2015 album release. Before taking to the stage, the band caught up with us […]

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Live Review: Pusha T – Metro Theatre, Sydney (05.01.16)

January 6, 2016

Just a few weeks ago the strong contingent of hip-hop releases that kept coming throughout 2015 ended with the likes of Pusha T, who gave us Darkest Before Dawn, a ten-track prelude to his now highly anticipated third album King Push, which should be coming later this year. As strong as his first solo album, […]

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Festival Review: Falls Festival (Part II) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (02.01.16)

January 6, 2016

As day three kicked off, there were thousands of live music fans in Byron Bay who had so far done just two things in 2016; dance and drink in the sunshine. Punters at the Falls Music and Arts Festival were treated to more great weather, as temperatures stayed in that exquisite sweet spot of the […]

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UPDATED: Oculus Rift pre-orders are now open and it’s really, really expensive

January 6, 2016

Following an announcement on Monday, pre-orders for the Oculus Rift VR headset have opened this morning in 20 countries around the world. Oculus says that the device will start shipping March 28.

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EA unveils real-world Need for Speed car designed by fans

January 6, 2016

Back in November, EA announced that fans of the just-released Need for Speed reboot would be able to vote on the design of an in-game car. The car that emerged at the end of that process would be custom-built IRL and fans would be taken through the game-to-real-world construction process. The promised time is at hand. […]

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Film Review: The Revenant (MA15+, USA, 2015)

January 6, 2016

In this survival and revenge tale set in the wild of the American frontier lands, one man is pitted against the forces of nature, the brutality of man and his own will to live or die in this sometimes graphically violent but consistently visually beautiful film. Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu the man who brought you Birdman […]

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Review: Circus Oz – Big Top At Entertainment Quarter, Sydney (Performances through to January 24th)

January 6, 2016

Circus Oz has become an Australian institution in its 37 years of performing around the world. One of the world’s first ‘contemporary’ circus’ – presenting shows without animals in more artistic settings – the group is partly responsible for many of the current crop of art circus troupes we’re familiar with today. But Wait.. There’s […]

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The Argyle plans trio of beach-themed parties to celebrate summer (Sydney)

January 6, 2016

Renowned venue The Argyle in The Rocks has announced a big trio of parties spread across this month, all designed after iconic beach locations around the world. Taking place over three big weekends, each party will draw inspiration from either Rio, Miami, and Ibiza as they transform the unique hot spot into a medley of […]

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Bake Bar expands to include third store at Double Bay’s Kiaora Place (Sydney)

January 6, 2016

Last month, Bake Bar opened its third highly anticipated artisan bakery in the Kiaora Place redevelopment in Double Bay, making it the second Bake Bar shop to open in 2015, with the other being in Alexandria. Bake Bar now joins 20 specialty retail shops spread throughout the development, standing as the space’s only bakery. Bake […]

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