Day: 5 February 2016

Dates Revealed: Prince is bringing his “Piano and Microphone” tour to Australia and New Zealand THIS MONTH!

February 5, 2016

Regal Purple One, Prince, will be blessing Australia and New Zealand with a tour this month, with the shock announcement coming through this week from reputable promoters Dainty Group. It will be part of his solo “Piano and Microphone” tour concept, which when hitting Paisley Park in Minneapolis earlier this year was described as “the […]

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Bombay Bicycle Club announce indefinite hiatus; a look back at some of our favourite moments with the UK group!

February 5, 2016

When we first met Bombay Bicycle Club, they were a young group relatively unknown outside of the UK. We came across them in Canada, during their first trans-Atlantic trip and were immediately caught by Jack Steadman’s impressive vocals and their solid arrangements. And though this was 2011, they already had two albums under their belt. […]

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Single of the Day: Hoodlem “Kintsugi” (2016)

February 5, 2016

Melbourne duo Hoodlem have wasted no time in making their latest impression on many a fucking good one with their new single release, “Kintsugi”! The tune is a slow burner, with some R&B licks that are just so good to get into. Effortlessly cool, Hoodlem have used the idea of ‘Kintsugi’ (the Japanese word for […]

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A track by track look at The Double Sunrise, Lanu’s third studio release!

February 5, 2016

The third album from Lance Ferguson‘s solo project Lanu is officially out today and while we prepare to sit back this weekend with our copy of The Double Sunrise and become immersed in the sounds the Melbourne-via-New Zealand music maestro has fused together and played with for this record, we’ve been able to gain more […]

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Music Video of the Day: GANZ ft. Dusty “GAOBEAR” (2016)

February 5, 2016

Get this tune into ya Friday – Netherlands producer GANZ (real name Jordy Saämena) has been working on some cool music in recent months and is gearing up to release his third EP GAO this April, not before dropping his hard-hitting tune “GAOBEAR”. With vocals courtesy of UK rapper Dusty, the single is angsty, lyrically […]

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Danny Brown announces headline dates for his 2016 Australian tour

February 5, 2016

Heralded as one of hip-hop’s hottest acts, rap artist Danny Brown will be revisiting Australia this April. Having collaborated with the likes of A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, and Purity Ring, Danny Brown well and truly shot up in 2013 with his third album release Old. Tickets are on sale from Tuesday, February 9 at 1pm, […]

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Groovin’ the Moo sideshows announced for Odesza!

February 5, 2016

American electronic duo Odesza have just announced a bunch of sideshows in addition to their 2016 Groovin’ the Moo appearance this April and May. Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth will all get to see Odesza perform live their latest album, In Return. Complete tour dates can be found below. Presale is available now and tickets […]

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Ian Williams on bringing Battles’ (NY) La Di Da Di to Australia for the Laneway Festival!

February 5, 2016

The 2016 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival begins its tour of Australia with a stop in Port Adelaide this afternoon – the sun is shining, the stages are set and the drinks are on ice. The bands have arrived from a successful event in Auckland and eye up a few weeks of entertaining new fans and […]

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A Culinary Adventure through the Summer Festivals of North America: Part One – New Orleans Jazz Fest

February 5, 2016

Though plenty of international festivals, including the Calgary Stampede which we will feature later in this article series, still embrace our most basic culinary appetites – fried, salty, greasy carnival food – the popularity of the modern, often “gourmet” food truck has undeniably changed the landscape of what we eat at festivals and how we […]

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Miranda July’s The Future to screen at ACMI to celebrate her Melbourne visit!

February 5, 2016

Filmmaker, writer and artist, Miranda July will be making her way to the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne, presenting two of her films which showcase her creative spirit the world of cinema. Starting February 26 to March 5, ACMI will be screening her most recent feature, The Future (2011) along with her short […]

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Chinese New Year in Melbourne: What’s on for the Year of the Monkey

February 5, 2016

On a casual stroll along Southbank Pedestrian Bridge this month you might spot some illuminated pandas playing under a bright rainbow, or a 14-metre-long phoenix at Harbour Esplanade; that’s how you know that Chinese New Year is well and truly here, and Melbourne’s celebrations are just starting to kick off. While the city certainly has […]

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René Redzepi is bringing his MAD Symposium to Sydney Opera House with David Chang, Kylie Kwong, and more (Sydney)

February 5, 2016

By all accounts, René Redzepi’s hugely popular (it was completely booked out within a matter of seconds) Noma Australia at Barangaroo has been worth the hype, and not only has delivered some incredibly delicious and singular food, but has also inspired diners and chefs alike to be more adventurous when it comes to thinking about […]

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Pinbone’s Jemma Whiteman & Mike Eggert take over the kitchen at 10 William Street (Sydney)

February 5, 2016

Everyone was sad when Woollahra’s adored Pinbone closed for business last year. I was sad, you were sad, we all shed a tear, and henceforth a communal pining for Pinbone began and has never really gone away since. Deep down, we always knew Pinbone would be living on though, and this month indicates a kind […]

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Recipe: Marion Grasby’s Red-Braised Lamb with Egg Noodles

February 5, 2016

Celeb chef Marion Grasby, of Marion’s Kitchen fame, knows a thing or two about good home-cooked Asian food, with a particular focus on both contemporary and traditional dishes. Always one to celebrate family-style banquet dinners with her comprehensive recipe range, Marion has kindly provided us with her recipe for Red-Braised Lamb with Egg Noodles, just […]

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First Impressions: Kensington Street Social – Chippendale (Sydney)

February 5, 2016

British Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton, he who runs Pollen Street Social and was once behind Gordon Ramsay’s famous Maze, has now seen his first Sydney restaurant and bar, Kensington Street Social officially open to the public. Part of Loh Lik Peng’s Old Clare Hotel, KSS is directly in-line with what has made Atherton such a […]

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Chinese New Year in Sydney: What’s on for the Year of the Monkey

February 5, 2016

Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year) is celebrated on February 8th this year, bringing in the Year of the Monkey and a multitude of celebrations across each city around the world. Sadly there won’t be a CNY parade in Sydney this year as there usually is (those damn road closures!) but there is still […]

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Five things you need to do in Sydney this weekend (5th-7th Feb)

February 5, 2016

From a Rum-driven Yum Cha concept in Bondi to Lunar Markets to celebrating Canada’s national dish, Poutine, the right way. Here are some of the many things to do around Sydney this week, with these five especially seeming like the best way to make the most of your weekend. Rum Cha at The House of […]

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