Day: 31 January 2016

Live Review: Holy Holy – Corner Hotel, Melbourne (29.01.16)

January 31, 2016

There’s plenty to be said for a band who sells out Melbourne’s Corner Hotel quicksmart, and have people scrambling for tickets right up until show day. It’s no surprise, however, that Holy Holy managed to pull it off. This band has been turning heads since they dropped debut single “House Of Cards” a little over […]

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Backstage at Laneway Festival Singapore, CHVRCHES chat returning to this side of the globe as festival favourites!

January 31, 2016

Returning to the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival as global touring favourites, Scottish trio CHVRCHES are in the best position to see just how much the love and support for them and their music has grown in the past year, so far away from home. Backstage at the Laneway Festival in Singapore over the weekend, the […]

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Music Video of the Day: Massive Attack “Take It There” (2016)

January 31, 2016

Trip-hop legends Massive Attack have released their new four track EP, marking their first new music in six years. The EP features appearances from Roots Manuva, Young Fathers, and in the leading track “Take It There”, Tricky and 3D. Check the video out here: Massive Attack‘s Ritual Spirit EP is out now. ———- This content has […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival Singapore – The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay (30.01.16)

January 31, 2016

Ah, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, we meet again. In this year’s edition of the acclaimed indie music festival, organisers pulled out all stops when it came to righting the wrongs of yesteryear – and have duly redeemed themselves. In 2015, much was made about the mismanagement of crowds, the poor choice of the placement of […]

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Win a double pass to see the Wu-Tang Clan in your city!

January 31, 2016

Next month, one of the most anticipated hip-hop tours of the year will be going down when the Wu-Tang Clan make their Australian return! Performing three dates down the east coast in February, the crew will be back in force after a five year absence. The original line up, that unforgettable music…we cannot wait for […]

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Gilmore Girls Netflix Series Officially Announced for 2017

January 31, 2016

After months of rumors and speculation, Netflix has announced it will be reviving the classic series in 2017. Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino is returning to write and direct alongside former-cast members Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson, Lauren Graham, Sean Gunn, Kelly Bishop and Keiko Agena. It’s far from the first revival pick-up Netflix has made […]

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TV Review: The X-Files Season 10 Episode 1 “My Struggle” (USA, 2016)

January 31, 2016

I’m not going to lie, undertaking the task of reviewing the new mini-series of The X-Files was a daunting ask. The show in its hey-day was a formative part of my teenage years, an obsession that has always lingered even long after the show finished. But I want to give it a go, I want […]

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Arts Review: The Barber of Seville – Opera Australia, Sydney (Performances to 22nd March)

January 31, 2016

Some fun facts about The Barber of Seville that I didn’t know going in is that it is based on a novel and is actually the prequel for The Marriage of Figaro, despite Seville being the work of Rossini and Figaro of Mozart. Having of course seen Opera Australia’s The Marriage of Figaro last year […]

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Review: Blanc de Blanc at Sydney Opera House (Performances Until February 28)

January 31, 2016

Strut & Fret Production House’s first show of 2016 lands inside the Sydney Opera House Studio, peppered with flesh, flips, spins and a ridiculous amount of champagne. Vintage white and gold is the theme, a little bit of flair if you wish – no biggie. You enter and you’re immersed in a world of Moët […]

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