Day: 27 January 2016

Vic Mensa, Danny Brown, Drapht, RATATAT and more set for Groovin’ the Moo 2016!

January 27, 2016

The full Groovin’ the Moo line up dropped this morning, with a great spread of international and locals ready to turn up out in some excellent regional sites around the country in a few months. ‘Marshalled’ by The Meeting Tree (enough reason to head along in itself) and with Alex Dyson and Danny Clayton on […]

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Album News Weekly: 27th January 2016

January 27, 2016

In This Issue: We have all the indie, rock, electronic and even pirate sea shanties for you this week. Check out the little six track gift from Courtney Barnett’s Milk! Records as well as some excellent local and international releases. Milk! Records Good For You is six brand new songs from six Milk! Records artists, […]

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“Hoops” beats out “King Kunta” as The Rubens take out triple j’s Hottest 100!

January 27, 2016

In case you were on a radio/social media black out yesterday or simply didn’t pay enough mind to tap into every conversation surrounding the formation of the 2015 Hottest 100, some boys from Menangle beat Kendrick Lamar to the top spot. With their tune “Hoops”, The Rubens were named #1 in the poll that saw […]

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Lou & Phoebe chat about Alpine’s 2015 & where they hope to take their music in the New Year!

January 27, 2016

Sitting down with Larry at Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie near the end of 2015, the ladies of Alpine reflected on their year of touring, releasing Yuck and how their round of overseas touring affected them all individually as musicians. “We did have quite a while away,” Lou says. “We were touring the […]

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Live Review: Walk The Moon + The Griswolds – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (25.01.16)

January 27, 2016

If the first thing you hear when you walk into a venue is Shania Twain’s “Man! I Feel Like A Woman”, chances are you’re in for a pretty good time. That’s exactly what happened when Walk The Moon, supported by The Griswolds, hit Melbourne’s Forum Theatre for a night of dancing, bright lights, and genuinely […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Drones “To Think That I Once Loved You” (2016)

January 27, 2016

We’ve already been granted with the awesome “Taman Shud”, perhaps the perfect introduction to The Drones‘ upcoming seventh album Feelin’ Kinda Free. Most recently, the Melbourne noise-crafters have provided fans with a new tune and indeed, a contrast to “Taman Shud”, in “To Think That I Once Loved You”! The tune is as in your […]

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Single of the Day: Mood Robot “Drip” (2015)

January 27, 2016

Today’s Single of the Day is from LA based Mood Robot. Driven by warm synths similar to sounds from CHVRCHES, “Drip” is a strong taste of an upcoming EP from the trio, which is due for release late February. Check it out here: Moon Robot‘s six track EP The Story We Tell Ourselves is due for release in […]

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Stan is now Australia’s official home of US Network Showtime

January 27, 2016

In a move that has the potential to shake up the Australian subscription streaming scene – Nine & Fairfax’s Stan has – according to The Hollywood Reporter – signed a deal with CBS to become Australia’s official home for US Network Showtime. Under the deal, Stan will have official and exclusive streaming rights to all […]

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Win a double pass to see Raiders of the Lost Ark at Sydney’s In The House

January 27, 2016

IN THE HOUSE returns again this year to Sydney’s Event Cinemas on George Street for its fourth season. The series of classic films, returning to the big screen for one night only, runs every other Friday at the cinema and Season Four will include screenings of Reservoir Dogs, the original Planet of the Apes, and […]

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Heidi Klum joins Ben Stiller on the red carpet for the world first screening of Zoolander 2 in Sydney

January 27, 2016

Last night, Sydneysiders were treated to the first screening of Zoolander 2 anywhere in the world, as part of the Australia Day Ridiculously Fun Fan Screening at the State Theatre. And there to walk the red carpet with fans was Zoolander himself – the film’s star, co-writer and Director Ben Stiller. Stiller spoke to the […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Tarantino’s eighth hits number one

January 27, 2016

It had its limited release in 70mm and now The Hateful Eight has entered the box office arena and what a first week it enjoyed. After its official opening, Quentin Tarantino’s 8th film has shot to number one with an opening AU$2.4 million, just edging out The Revenant which made AU$2.2 million. Following on from […]

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Sony announces new company titled Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

January 27, 2016

Its is officially the end of an era as president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Shawn Layden has announced a new company named Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. Serving as “headquarters for everything Playstation”, SIE will join Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. and Sony Network Entertainment LLC. It will utilise both of their talents to build an “even stronger […]

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PlatinumGames is releasing a TMNT game this year and it looks beautiful

January 27, 2016

PlatinumGames (Bayonetta, Transformers Devastation)  have revealed that they’re working on a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game called Mutants in Manhattan and thanks to the trailer they dropped, we can tell you that it looks wonderful. First thing you’ll notice are those sweet cel shaded visuals. Granted, I’ve been a sucker since I first laid eyes on […]

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Win a copy of Chain Of Command on DVD

January 27, 2016

Chain Of Command is an explosive action thriller starring WWE superstar ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin with martial arts legend Michael Jai White. Special Operative James Webster has just returned from his third tour of duty, only to witness the brutal slaying of his brother. In his search for the perpetrators Webster uncovers a conspiracy that […]

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Win a copy of the complete first season of Power on DVD

January 27, 2016

From Executive Producer Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson, Power is a visionary crime drama set in two different worlds – the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade. Power stars Omari Hardwick as a wealthy New York nightclub owner who also lives a double life as a drug kingpin, serving only the rich […]

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The Iris Interview: O’Shea Jackson Jr talks Straight Outta Compton, Oscars, career goals & more

January 27, 2016

O’Shea Jackson Jr. is following in his father’s footsteps alright. His dad, better known as Ice Cube, hit the acting scene hard in 1991 (the year O’Shea Jr was born) with Boyz n the Hood, an in-depth drama about South Central L.A that remains one of the most highly praised films about African-American youth ever […]

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Woollahra’s Phoenix Hotel reopens with a Mediterranean edge (Sydney)

January 27, 2016

A big slice of Woollahra history has risen back up from the ashes with beloved venue The Phoenix Hotel being transformed by Greek-Australia brothers William, Alex, and Andrew Cooney into the simply named Phoenix. After more than a year of just sitting there empty after Champagne Bar One Moncur closed for business, the space seems […]

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The GABS Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers of 2015 list has been revealed

January 27, 2016

Australia has spoken! The ‘other’, more delicious Hottest 100 list has been unveiled, looking at the ever-growing craft beer industry across the country and helping rank the best of the best brews of 2015. Since 2008 the poll, started by The Local Taphouse, has sifted through barrels and barrels of creative brews to give us […]

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Rene Redzepi reveals the menu for Noma Australia (Sydney)

January 27, 2016

René Redzepi’s hotly anticipated Noma Australia is finally here, popping up in Barangaroo on Australia Day for a sold-out, ten-week residency that runs until April 2nd. The arrival of Noma has been met with so much speculation, given Redzepi’s dedication to local produce and the team’s singular level of creativity in the kitchen; they all […]

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On the Shelf: Rocks Brewing Co. present Blueberry Wheat Beer

January 27, 2016

Sydney brewery Rocks Brewing Co. really nailed flavour-rich beers last year when they started experimenting with tastes like passionfruit, lychee, cherry, and pomegranate, with their Passion Fruit Wheat Beer going on to become one of their most popular limited edition brews. The team are obviously keen to keep this ball rolling on 2016, just recently […]

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