Day: 13 January 2016

Music Video of the Day: Savages “Adore” (2016)

January 13, 2016

Savages recently dropped the music video for their single “Adore” and man, what a way to kick off the year for them! If you’ve been following the band for a while, chances are a main drawcard of their talent is the captivating Jhenny Beth, whose presence is just stunning on record as it is live. […]

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Murph chats about 2015 for The Wombats, moving to LA & hitting festivals in Australia!

January 13, 2016

The Wombats have been solid favourites in the eyes of Australian fans for years now and when they were announced to be ringing in the New Year with us at the Falls Festival, we were glad to have them back for another spell. Murph took some time out before they played Mt. Duneed to have […]

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Blaine Harrison of the Mystery Jets (UK) on Curve of the Earth & an Australian return!

January 13, 2016

It’s been nearly three years since Mystery Jets’ critically acclaimed record, Radlands, was released, and the band are finally about to drop their follow-up, Curve Of The Earth. It’s the band’s fifth record and front man Blaine Harrison tells us about how it all came together and what we can expect from the band in […]

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The Josh Pyke Partnership returns for 2016!

January 13, 2016

The Josh Pyke Partnership, established by the artist himself and APRA, returns in 2016, offering one lucky musician an impressive $7500 grant to help kick-start their career! The winning artist, in addition to taking out the cash prize, will also receive invaluable mentorship from Pyke and a meeting with Gregg Donovan (Wonderlick Entertainment) and Stephen […]

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Album News Weekly: 13th January 2016

January 13, 2016

In This Issue: 2016 is bringing all of the sophomores with some great female artists at the forefront this month! Check out all of the indie vibes coming through to you below. St. Lucia St. Lucia have released their new song “Love Somebody”, the slow-burning centerpiece off their forthcoming sophomore album MATTER, out 29th January […]

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Music Video Premiere: Cabin Cults “Lights Out” (2016)

January 13, 2016

Adelaide group Cabin Cults will be launching their new single “Lights Out” at the Hotel Metro this weekend, taken from their debut EP Riot is the Watchword and to get keen for it, we’re stoked to be premiering their new music video! Filmed at local Adelaide live music haunt Jive, “Lights Out” was shot by […]

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Royal Headache, Force Majeure, Latai Taumoepeau and more win at 2015 FBi SMAC Awards!

January 13, 2016

The 2015 FBi SMAC Awards were held overnight in Sydney, celebrating local artists, music and culture. The ceremony, hosted by Joyride (with Raph on award presenting duties) at Carriageworks, featured performances by Big White (today announced on the third artist reveal for SXSW), FLOWERTRUCK and Gordi, while the awards themselves saw a stellar group of […]

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Erykah Badu releases remix of Kanye West’s “Real Friends”

January 13, 2016

Kanye West’s collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign, “Real Friends”, was shared online last week as part of the rapper-producer’s revitalised “GOOD Fridays” series, presenting us a with a dusty, soulful track leaning towards the earlier days of ‘Ye’s career. Just days later and supreme soul queen Erykah Badu has added her own spin to the […]

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A look back at Foals’ headline Sydney & Melbourne shows – which was better?

January 13, 2016

Following on from their hectic Falls Festival sets down the east coast Foals continued to make sure fans got their fix of What Went Down and the usual sweaty antics they’re known for bringing to live shows, with some excellently attended headline sideshows. Both Larry and myself split it up and hit both headline dates […]

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Gary Clark Jr. (US) on touring The Story of Sonny Boy Slim & balancing dad life with the road!

January 13, 2016

While in town for the Falls Festival and some very well-received headline dates, Gary Clark Jr. sat down with Sose to have a chat about how 2015 treated him. Not only did he release another killer record in The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, but Gary also became a dad when son Zion was born […]

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Oh Wonder (UK) on international touring, hitting Australia for Falls Festival & more!

January 13, 2016

British duo Oh Wonder broke out as an exciting musical outfit to be listening to in 2015; their story of releasing one song a month via their Soundcloud for a year has turned them into a band that people have wanted to find out more about, the cultivation of a strong fan base without having […]

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Video Games Review: Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India (PS4, 2016)

January 13, 2016

It’s been a little while since we’ve seen a game in Ubisoft’s series of 2.5D Assassin’s Creed sidescrollers. At one point they were set to release throughout 2015 but after Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China didn’t quite set the world on fire, they dropped off the radar a little. Now, Ubi plans to release the remaining […]

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Hilarious new trailer revealed for upcoming Coen Brothers comedy Hail, Caesar!

January 13, 2016

Next month will see the release of the anticipated new Coen Brothers comedy Hail, Caesar!, and today we’ve been gifted a brand new, hilarious trailer for the film. Set during the later years of Hollywood’s “Golden Age”, the film follows ” a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with […]

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The director of Creed is set to helm Marvel’s Black Panther

January 13, 2016

Following Sylvester Stallone’s win at the Golden Globes earlier this week, the director of the latest film in the Rocky series, Creed, as well as the brilliant Fruitvale Station, has been announced as the latest to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ryan Coogler will take on Marvel’s Black Panther, for the character’s first ever live action film, with […]

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Pokéfans, you can pick up mythical Pokémon Hoopa from certain Australian retailers starting next week

January 13, 2016

Nintendo have announced that fans of Pokémon X, Y, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will be able to add the mythical pokémon Hoopa to their collections simply by stopping by specific retailers. Find out which ones after the jump.

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Comedy Central (finally) launches a website Australians can actually watch videos on

January 13, 2016

U.S. channel Comedy Central has launched its very own Australian website. This means that Australians will now be able to access content that was previously geo-blocked in our country, including Inside Amy Schumer, The Daily Show, Broad City and more. The site will also feature locally produced Aussie videos, satirical editorial news, and pages dedicated to lovers of stand-up, including access […]

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Quirky Circus Performer Thomas Monckton Talks About His New Solo Show “The Pianist” In Melbourne

January 13, 2016

Quirky circus performer Thomas Monckton is in Melbourne right now in partnership with Circo Aereo performing his solo show ‘The Pianist’. This contemporary physical theatre piece is set to wow audiences with its hysterical mime style of comedy, and physical feats. I recently chatted to the talented Mr Monckton about his attraction to clowning, working […]

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Renowned cafe ‘bills’ has introduced a new summer food and cocktail menu (Sydney)

January 13, 2016

Both of Sydney’s bills cafes have long stood as two of the most popular casual dining destinations in their respective areas – Bondi and Surry Hills – and so any change is bound to turn some heads. That recent change has come with a new summer dinner menu that rethinks both the food and drink […]

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Taylors Wines introduce thermo-chromatic ink technology to their bottles

January 13, 2016

Renowned Clare Valley winery Taylors Wines conducted a study earlier this year, aimed at bringing better wine experiences to their consumers. The study found that 8 out of 10 Australians drink their red wine at ‘room temperature’, a tendency which is actually robbing wine-lovers of the full experience due to Australia’s warmer climate actually having […]

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