Day: 22 January 2016

Mat Osman of Suede (UK) on new album Night Thoughts and the ‘death’ of the album

January 22, 2016

Suede recently dropped a follow up to 2013’s Bloodsports in the ambitious Night Thoughts, released today. The album features some of Suede’s most focused material yet, with the entire record jumping up at the listener, beckoning you to listen to its material almost as a suite of music as opposed to 12 standalone tracks. According […]

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Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and more head up Primavera Sound in Barcelona this year!

January 22, 2016

A huge festival announcement dropped this week, with the artists set for Barcelona’s Primavera Sound being unveiled. Headlined by Radiohead (set to present their new album at the event), the festival will see the likes of the recently reformed LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and Sigur Rós and more international names taking part. Continuing their world […]

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Music Video of the Day: !!! (Chk Chk Chk) “Every Little Bit Counts” (2016)

January 22, 2016

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) have dropped their latest music video, taking over news broadcasts in “Every Little Bit Counts”. Teaming up with Funny or Die and Caspar Kelly, the music video is just a lot of fun. But we should always be expecting as such from !!! – as Kelly says of working with them […]

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Tour Diary: Wild Honey (Sydney) hit the coast with The Delta Riggs!

January 22, 2016

With their debut EP gaining solid acclaim upon its release and their current single “Eye to Eye” generating some great momentum, Sydney’s Wild Honey recently capped off a tour with the Delta Riggs down the east coast – a perfect way to kick off a promising year! Spending the tour travelling along the Great Ocean […]

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Set times and maps unveiled for the 2016 Laneway Festival!

January 22, 2016

Let the whinging and planning begin – the timetables and maps have been released for the Laneway Festival tour this year! Kicking off in Adelaide this year on February 5th before hitting sites around the country until its final stop in Freo on February 14th, you can now start working out where you’re going to […]

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The Jezabels cancel SYNTHIA album tour as Heather Shannon undergoes cancer treatment.

January 22, 2016

In some sad news today, The Jezabels have announced the cancellation of their SYNTHIA album tour originally scheduled for February and March this year as keyboardist Heather Shannon prepares to undergo more cancer treatment in Sydney. Shannon had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer three years ago but until now, had managed to go about as […]

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Millencolin announce the ‘True Brew’ Australian Tour!

January 22, 2016

Having a whopping eight records and over 20 years of intense touring, Millencolin have been a band that have created a profound impact from their skate-punk music. With their massive catalogue, the band are coming back to Australia in April this year to do their ‘True Brew’ Australian tour. With most bands never making it […]

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Live Review: The 1975 + The Japanese House – Festival Hall, Melbourne (20.01.16)

January 22, 2016

Returning to the gem of Melbourne music venues for a sold-out show, exclusively to their “true fans” at Festival Hall, it’s easy to see why British rockers The 1975 are welcomed back so eagerly. As I walk down Melbourne’s La Trobe Street, it’s not hard to tell who will be joining me at the concert […]

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Single of the Day – Låpsley “Love Is Blind” (2016)

January 22, 2016

Holly Fletcher (AKA Låpsley) is only 19 years old, yet the Londoner is producing content with quality that beggars belief. “Love Is Blind” excels on all levels, featuring a voice that sounds years beyond that of a teenager over a gorgeously layered pop mix. You really do need to hear it for yourself. ———- This […]

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Tom Gordon on Horror My Friend’s debut album Stay In, Do Nothing & touring through 2016

January 22, 2016

If you’ve got any passing interest in the quality crop of bands emerging out of Adelaide over the past few years, chances are you’ll know of Horror My Friend. The trio have been establishing themselves as a rock band to be aware of in the last two years especially and today, they celebrate the release […]

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Deadpool has an important message for Australians this Australia Day

January 22, 2016

In what is increasingly becoming one of the best viral campaigns for a film in recent memory, the upcoming non-MCU Marvel film Deadpool – starring Ryan Reynolds as the iconic comic book character – has released a special message just for Australian fans. In commemoration of Australia Day 2016, let’s watch how Deadpool tries to connect […]

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Nintendo kicks 2016 off with Zelda, lots of Zelda

January 22, 2016

March is looking like its going to be a big month for anyone who’s into The Legend of Zelda. Nintendo are promising “a trio of releases” for the series starting on March 5 with The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for Wii U.

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US comedy duo Key and Peele’s new film Keanu drops its first redband trailer

January 22, 2016

Though relatively unknown in Australia, Key and Peele have one of the biggest comedy series in the US on Comedy Central and have become some of the country’s most popular comics. Aside from their series, both actors – Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele – have appeared in TV series and films separately and in rare instances […]

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Own an Xbox One? The Witcher 2 is free until February 5

January 22, 2016

Proving yet again that they are among the most generous people in AAA games today, CD Projekt Red have made their RPG classic The Witcher 2 available for free to Xbox One owners via backwards compatibility.

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Disney Infinity 3.0‘s Marvel Battlegrounds pre-orders are live, features boss new Cap figure

January 22, 2016

Disney Infinity 3.0 continues to dominate the toys-to-life genre in terms of big IP, leveraging excitement around the upcoming Captain Ameria: Civil War to drop its latest (and biggest) Marvel themed playset. The real star of the show, though, is that sweet Captain America figure.

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Latest Far Cry Primal trailer features brutality, mammoths and more

January 22, 2016

There’s a couple of moments in the new Far Cry Primal trailer that made me wince in a great way. One involves your character being fed a skull full of blood and eyeballs in first person (sure to make for a visceral VR experience). If that sounds like your thing (and it was weirdly mine), hit […]

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Mike Tyson is EA Sports UFC 2‘s mystery fighter

January 22, 2016

Despite the fact that the last time Mike Tyson fought professionally was over ten years ago, he will nevertheless make his mixed martial arts bow as an unlockable fighter in EA Sports UFC 2 this year.

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