Day: 2 February 2016

Single of the Day: Alice Ivy ft. Georgia Van Etten “Touch” (2016)

February 2, 2016

Today’s choice for Single of the Day comes out of Melbourne where, lets be real, there exists some incredibly cool young musicians and producers making some effortlessly attractive music. Alice Ivy (moniker of Annika Schmarsel) is just one of these talented individuals, blending some great electro and soul influences together in producing a sophisticated and […]

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Eric Burdon & The Animals announce national tour!

February 2, 2016

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Eric Burdon and his band The Animals are set to perform a string of Australian shows in nearly a decade! The shows will relive the songs that became part of the foundation of rock & roll as Eric Burdon & The Animals play a series of rare Australian shows including special […]

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Backstage at Laneway Festival Singapore, East India Youth looks ahead to Australian dates!

February 2, 2016

British artist East India Youth is days off his first ever Australian shows, with the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival coming up this weekend. One of the buzz names of 2015, his music has brought him acclaim from many and his live shows have been received as popularly. Backstage at the Laneway Festival in Singapore, the […]

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The 7 Best Acts on Ground at the Laneway Festival Singapore!

February 2, 2016

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has always been a platform for catapulting the most eclectic and diverse acts into the musical stratosphere, and this year was no different. Aside from the big names such as Hudson Mohawke, Flume and CHVRCHES, we tabulated a list that we feel could dominate the sounds of the future. Take a […]

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Live Review: “Sound + Vision” Feat. Empress Of + Banoffee & Oscar Key Sung + Charles Murdoch – Sydney Opera House (31.01.16)

February 2, 2016

“Samsung: Sound + Vision” was a debut collaborative music and visual arts project by Vice and Sydney Opera House principal partners Samsung Electronics Australia, taking over the iconic Concert Hall to showcase the marriage of music and technology, as well as the local and international artists involved. Perhaps the strongest element to this project was […]

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Live Review: Adam Lambert + Melanie Martinez – Palais Theatre, Melbourne (26.01.16)

February 2, 2016

I find Adam Lambert so incredibly sexy. I know that’s a weird way to start a review, but it’s true. So what does one do when they spend two hours at The Original High concert wanting to rip the star’s clothes off? You hold onto your ovaries and realise what an incredible singer and, surprisingly, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Eliza Shaddad “Wars” (2016)

February 2, 2016

I’ll get straight to the point – this is a seriously good track. “Wars” comes from Eliza Shaddad, a Sudanese/Scottish singer-songwriter whose description of the song as ‘a mix of icy calm and chaos’ is about as accurate as you can get. This music video follows a similar vein, showing Shaddad making her way through […]

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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens is real, arrives June 29

February 2, 2016

Following a trailer leak yesterday, WB Games have officially revealed the game we all assumed was coming. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens will bring Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron to consoles when it releases June 29 .

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Video Games Review: Lego Marvel’s Avengers (PS4, 2016)

February 2, 2016

I’m torn. Officially torn. And this review is probably going to reinforce that a lot. Reason being is that Lego Marvel’s Avengers instigates a vicious conflict between me as a giant nerd and me as an objective game reviewer. And it wouldn’t surprise me if the very same struggle wasn’t exclusive to me, because while […]

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More sessions added for Kanye West’s album premiere event in Sydney and Melbourne cinemas

February 2, 2016

Whether it’s Swish or Waves, Chicago emcee-producer Kanye West will most definitely be released his highly anticipated new album on February 11th in the states (February 12th down here in Australia). Not one to do things by half-measures, the ambitious artist will be using Madison Square Garden as a platform to debut his album in […]

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Hands On: Tom Clancy’s The Division Beta

February 2, 2016

It kind of feels like Tom Clancy’s The Division has been coming down the pipe for a long time now. We’ve seen it at no less than three E3’s, I’ve seen it demo’d live at EB Expo, two PAX AUS conventions and in numerous trailers online. Despite all of this, I still didn’t really know […]

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Ten things you didn’t know about the Raiders of the Lost Ark!

February 2, 2016

This Friday, the classic film Raiders of the Lost Ark will be the first film to screen as part of the new season of Event Cinema’s In The House series on George Street in Sydney (win yourself a double pass HERE)! And to get the spirit of nostalgia, we dug deep to find you ten […]

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Final Super Smash Bros DLC fighters Corrin and Bayonetta to land this Thursday

February 2, 2016

Nintendo’s final Super Smash Bros DLC characters Corrin and Bayonetta and the sixth wave of Mii fighter costumes will be landing on 3DS and Wii U systems this Thursday, February 4th in Australia. The release of Corrin and Bayonetta will conclude the roster for Super Smash Bros for 3DS and Wii U. This last DLC […]

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TV Review: The X-Files Season 10, Episode 2 “Founders Mutation” (USA, 2016)

February 2, 2016

After the somewhat bumpy first episode “My Struggle” we land right back in the thick of it with Mulder and Scully now officially back on board with the FBI and investigating strange cases. One of the reasons why the show sustained itself for so long was its ability to jump between having “monster of the […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road leads the winners list at the 5th AACTA International Awards

February 2, 2016

Winners of the fifth Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards (AACTA) were announced over the weekend in Los Angeles, held at Avalon Hollywood. George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road scored the big double win once again for Best Film and Best Direction following the local ACCTA awards ceremony in Sydney. While the […]

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Haunting pyschological thriller Ghost Stories to tour Australia from July

February 2, 2016

It horrified London, petrified Sydney and now this haunting thriller is coming for you. Seen by over half a million people worldwide, Ghost Stories is a truly terrifying theatrical experience that will make you laugh and scream in equal measures. Not for the faint hearted (seriously, read the disclaimer), Ghost Stories will tour Geelong, Adelaide, […]

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Winners of the 2015 Glugs Annual Theatre Awards Announced

February 2, 2016

The 2015 Glugs Theatre Awards were announced last night at a ceremony at Sydney’s Castlereagh Boutique Hotel. The evening also marked the 50th Anniversary of the group, formed in 1966 from a collection of theatre-lovers including critics, journalists, actors and theatre-goers. The group continues strong to this day and meets on the first Monday of every […]

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Cirque du Soleil is searching for something different in Australia this month. Could it be you?

February 2, 2016

The world famous Cirque du Soleil is coming to Australia in February to conduct auditions; on the search for something “completely different”. And for the first time ever, the company has decided to extend their reach with a nationwide Auditions Roadshow on the hunt for Australia’s most unique performing talent. Do you have a weird but wonderful routine, […]

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Bishop Sessa announces Whole Duck Wednesdays (Sydney)

February 2, 2016

Surry Hills staple Bishop Sessa are focusing on shared-feasts this February, with a special weekly dinner named Whole Duck Wednesdays kicking off tomorrow, February 3rd. The idea should be obvious from the name; it’s all about plump, juicy, roasted duck served up with all the necessary trimmings as the main course in a two-course sharing […]

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Surry hills is getting a hybrid sneaker bar & eatery with fried chicken, fancy champagne and fresh kicks (Sydney)

February 2, 2016

The team behind popular Glebe joint Thievery are bringing a new concept to Surry Hills, planning a hybrid sneaker bar and eatery titled Butter to be opening up this month, described as a “street meets luxury mash-up.” Inspired by New York’s hip-hop culture and designed by Alex Zabotto-Bentley of AZB Creative (Pink Salt, Casablanca), the […]

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Review: Cheekyburger – Chippendale (Sydney)

February 2, 2016

Cheekyburger, once a Paddington-only exclusive, has opened up shop a little closer to the CBD locale. You can check out their fresh new look at The Chippendale Hotel, located a stone’s throw from Broadway. One can get nice and cosy in the dimly lit interior of the pub or make like my friends and I […]

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