Day: 21 February 2016

The Rubens hitting the road with new single “Hold Me Back” this June!

February 21, 2016

The Menangle-born, current Hottest 100 kings, The Rubens, have announced some of the biggest shows of their career recently, with a June tour in support of their new single, “Hold Me Back”. The boys will be hitting venues in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney  and Perth mid-year along with Mansionair, Slum Sociable and Ali Barter, capitalising on what was a huge […]

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Music Video of the Day: Mossy “Electric Chair” (2016)

February 21, 2016

Mossy is the latest unearthed talent to join the I OH YOU roster, the Sydney artist bringing some great psychedelic-infused pop music flair to the family already known for releases by Violent Soho, Montgomery and DMA’s. His debut single “Electric Chair” dropped last week and has since wasted no time in captivating the attention of […]

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Culture Collide unveil Container Bar line up for SXSW, including sets from DMA’s, Cosmo’s Midnight & more!

February 21, 2016

Culture Collide have continued to roll out their epic SXSW programming announcements, backing their Clive Bar showcase up with the news that they’ll be returning to the Container Bar on Rainey Street as well! The brand has teamed up with the likes of The Guardian, Mom + Pop Music, OXFAM, Jansport, Vitalic Noise and more […]

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Stumbled Upon #107 – Mio (Adelaide)

February 21, 2016

  In our 107th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Adelaide’s Mio , chat about cat videos, social paranoia, Arcade Fire and get a sneak peak at their latest release, “Neverland”. Name: Mio (mee-o) – the name means ‘beautiful’ or ‘cherry’ in Japanese. We are good with that either way. Website / Social Media: Facebook […]

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Magma (France) on their upcoming performance with SUNN O))) at the Adelaide Festival of Arts!

February 21, 2016

For many fans of progressive and avant-garde rock music, Magma would surely stick out as a notable band of the genre. The French musicians came together in 1969, formed by Christian Vander,  and have since crafted a legacy of music appreciated and admired by many. Catching the band performing live is something of a rare occurrence, especially […]

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Brian Ritchie of Violent Femmes (USA) chats music ahead of their Australian tour!

February 21, 2016

Legendary American band Violent Femmes recently premiered the first song, “Memory”, from their long-awaited and highly anticipated new record, We Can Do Anything, due out March 4th. John Goodridge asked bass guitarist Brian Ritchie some questions about music’s creation. The latest single “Memory” draws from the archives of Violent Femmes. What feelings or emotions did you have […]

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HBO renews Vinyl for second season

February 21, 2016

Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger‘s rock-and-roll drama Vinyl has been renewed for a second season only a few days after the series’ two-hour debut. The HBO drama stars Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Ato Essandoh, Pax Casella, PJ Byrne, JC Mackenzie and James Jagger and is set in the 1970s. Check out the trailer for Vinyl […]

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt returns in teaser trailer

February 21, 2016

Netflix has a lot of big series returning over the next few months and they’ve released a teaser for the second season of Tina Fey‘s electric comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Check it out below: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt returns on April 15th. ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The Iris […]

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DVD Review: Show Me A Hero (USA, 2015)

February 21, 2016

Leave it to David Simon, the creator of The Wire, to turn a story about housing developments into the one of the richest miniseries television has seen in years. Show Me A Hero is a six-episode miniseries that adapts the real-world story behind the enforcement of federally-mandated public housing in the American city of Yonkers. […]

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Fans launch petition for Deadpool to host SNL

February 21, 2016

Deadpool-fever (or the ‘Ryan Reynaissance’ as I’m calling it) is in full effect and fans have voiced their support for the character to host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. So far the petition itself stands at over 70,000 signatures and Ryan Reynolds himself getting involved, releasing a ‘leaked’ rant to Youtube. What do you think? Should Deadpool jump […]

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Our first impressions of Netflix and Judd Apatow’s new romantic comedy Love

February 21, 2016

Created and written by comedic auteur Judd Apatow, Love is the latest comedy to join Netflix’s increasingly-impressive lineup. While we’re only a few episodes in, it’s already very clear Love is approaching things from a different place to Netflix’s other efforts. It’s less of a traditional sitcom than Grace & Frankie, it lacks the drama of Orange is […]

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Universal Studios Hollywood to open The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in April

February 21, 2016

It has been officially announced that on April 7 of this year, Universal Studios in Hollywood, California, will open the doors to their newest attraction, The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter. To announce the opening date, the team at Universal Studios celebrated by illuminating the grand centerpiece of the Harry Potter-themed installation, Hogwarts Castle. You […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival Review: Scotch & Soda – The Panama Club, Royal Croquet Club (20.02.16)

February 21, 2016

Scotch & Soda easily became one of my Adelaide Fringe highlights, a declaration I made within minutes of leaving The Panama Club and emerging out into the bright lights of this year’s Royal Croquet Club set up. A sold out show indicated that the Adelaide crowds were either returning to Scotch & Soda following a wildly […]

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Highpoint Shopping Centre to host community dinner for newly arrived Australians this week (Melbourne)

February 21, 2016

Melbourne’s Highpoint Shopping Centre will be the site of a large community dinner this Wednesday 24th February as the first ever for non-profit initiative The Welcome Dinner Project, part of grass-roots movement joiningthedots aimed at connecting newly arrived Australians with established local residents over a shared feast. This comes after Highpoint was announced as a […]

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Where to find the best margaritas in Sydney

February 21, 2016

Much dispute has arisen over who exactly created one of the most famous and endearing cocktails in the world, the classic margarita. Many say it first popped up around 1938 when bartender Carlos “Danny” Herrera dreamed up the cocktail for a dancer named Marjorie King, who claimed she was allergic to all spirits except Tequila, […]

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