Day: 21 January 2016

Music Video of the Day: Ben Abraham “You and Me” (2016)

January 21, 2016

Ben Abraham has linked up with Oh Yeah Wow to make a stunning film clip for his new music video for latest single “You and Me”. The video producers, who have been behind clips by the likes of The Jezabels and Gotye, brilliantly captured the broodiness and intimacy of the song with the visuals, depicting […]

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Tuka announces the ‘Don’t Wait Up’ National Tour!

January 21, 2016

2015 was a massive year for Sydney, Blue Mountains based hip-hop artist, Tuka. With his third solo record, Life Death Time Eternal,  topping the charts (debuted at #6 on the ARIA charts), selling out his first solo tour in Australia and making his first trip ever to the USA – both playing shows in full capacity […]

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The Bennies release new album and announce 2016 national tour!

January 21, 2016

The Bennies have been a favourite in the Australian punk scene. With fans eager to listen to new material since their 2013 record, Rainbows in Space, it’s been announced that they will be releasing their 2016 record, Wisdom Space, described as an 11-track journey to the minds of the band. The record’s anticipated release date […]

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Splendour In The Grass 2016 dates have been announced!

January 21, 2016

The state of Australian music festivals over the past few months have been bleak with popular and much-loved music festival, Soundwave, facing its cancellation. However, new tour dates for Splendour In The Grass have been announced and we couldn’t be more stoked! This year the festival will take place at North Byron Parklands on Friday […]

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Wasted Wanderers, Nakatomi, Cabin Cults and more announced by Music SA for local Clipsal 500 slots!

January 21, 2016

The winners of Music SA’s Bands on Track competition, run each year in conjunction with the Clipsal 500, have been announced today! 134 applications were submitted by local bands to be in with the chance of opening one of the three nights of live music Clipsal programs, this year to feature the likes of Peking […]

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Fatboy Slim on a long-awaited Australian return, his friendship with Banksy & more!

January 21, 2016

It’s been a few years in between Australian visits for Fatboy Slim. This weekend will see all of that change though, as he finally makes his return, playing his own headline sets on either side of a highly anticipated appearance at Sydney’s Electric Gardens Festival. The last time I saw Fatboy Slim lay down a […]

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Single of the Day: Hein Cooper “Rusty” (2016)

January 21, 2016

March 4 will see the release of Hein Cooper’s debut album The Art of Escape, but in the meantime his upbeat, Matt Corby-esque single “Rusty” is up on Soundcloud and definitely worth a listen. Summery acoustic guitar provides the backbone for the track, while the vocals vary between falsettos during the choruses and relaxed throughout […]

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Film Review: The Danish Girl (UK, 2015)

January 21, 2016

Vanishing before our eyes in a far more detailed manner than what he achieved with his Oscar-winning role of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne’s transformation into The Danish Girl is nothing short of outstanding. A multi-faceted performance that never crosses into parody, Tom Hooper’s subtle drama allows the actor both a […]

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Netflix Announces 2016 TV Lineup

January 21, 2016

Streaming giant Netflix has unleashed a barrage of details on what to expect from it in 2016, outlining some of the new and returning series the service will make available over the next nine months. February will see the release of Judd Apatow’s contemporary romantic comedy LOVE on the 19th and the rebooted sitcom Fuller House on the […]

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Sneak peak of first ever Wonder Woman film is released by DC Films

January 21, 2016

It’s about time female superheroes got their spotlight! As of yesterday, DC films have released a sneaky preview of female superhero Wonder Woman’s first ever big screen solo adventure. It has taken 75 years for this engaging character to get her spotlight in film and she’s been described by director, Patty Jenkins  as “good,  kind […]

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Disney announces Star Wars: Episode VIII 7-month delay; pushes Pirates earlier

January 21, 2016

It’s a sad time for fans of the Star Wars franchise as Disney have announced that there will be a 7-month delay until Episode VIII‘s release date. It’s been reported that the next film instalment won’t hit US cinemas until 15 December 2017.  Although this will be seen as bad news for most, with its original US release being May […]

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George Miller and David Stratton announced as Patrons of 2016 Alliance Française French Film Festival

January 21, 2016

It has been confirmed that Academy Award winning filmmaker, George Miller and respected film critic, David Stratton will be Patrons of this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival 27th edition. With his groundbreaking Mad Max franchise, Miller has been well-respected by French cinema and was honoured with France’s prestigious ‘Order of Arts and Letters’ (Ordre des Arts […]

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Uncharted 4 to keep branching dialogue to a minimum

January 21, 2016

When the latest Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End trailer premiered at the 2015 PlayStation Experience, it revealed the game would feature branching dialogue options. While some fans wondered about the game’s direction, series co-director Neil Druckmann has now clarified that branching dialogue will be kept fairly sporadic.

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Prison Architect makes the jump to consoles

January 21, 2016

Introversion Software’s Prison Architect, a simulator that tasks players with building and maintaining a prison of their own design against an limitless tide of angry convicts, is making the jump to current-gen consoles later this year.

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Mortal Kombat XL coming early March, packs in all the DLC

January 21, 2016

NetherRealm Studios has announced that Mortal Kombat X will relaunch in early March under the new name Mortal Kombat XL, a special edition that comprises all of the DLC made available for the game.

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DVD Review: Hitman: Agent 47 (MA15+) (USA, 2015)

January 21, 2016

Hollywood hasn’t had the greatest track record when it comes to translating video games into films. There’s been but a handful that have been worth watching, the Resident Evil series, Lara Croft Tomb Raider and cult classic Mortal Kombat all rank amongst the good ones. With Hitman: Agent 47 this is actually a reboot and […]

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Saké Double Bay Celebrates 1st Birthday with new Executive Chef and a special menu (Sydney)

January 21, 2016

Since Saké Double Bay opened its doors, it has been awarded one Chef’s Hat in 2015 Good Food Guide awards, been called Australia’s Best Japanese Restaurant and has received rave reviews. This year marks its first birthday, with a birthday celebration to be held on Wednesday, 27 January at 7pm. It’s also an important occasion for […]

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