Day: 24 February 2016

Single of the Day: Harts “Peculiar” (2016)

February 24, 2016

It would seem that everything Harts puts his touch on turns to freakin’ gold lately – the guitarist and songwriter simply just goes from strength to strength. Last night, his new single “Peculiar” was premiered on Dom Alessio’s Home and Hosed show in triple j and already, it’s picking up a lot of support online. Well, count us […]

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Music Video of the Day: Massive Attack ft. Young Fathers “Voodoo In My Blood” (2016)

February 24, 2016

When you put the legends that are Massive Attack  and arguably one of the best bands at the minute, Young Fathers, together, the chances are high that whatever comes of the link up will be fucking cool. Which brings us to their collaboration, “Voodoo In My Blood”. Taken from Massive Attack’s Ritual Spirit EP, the song is charged with vocals by […]

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MC Pressure on the Hilltop Hoods’ upcoming orchestra tour & the group’s creative dynamic in 2016!

February 24, 2016

There was a lot going on in the Hilltop Hoods‘ camp when I snagged some of MC Pressure‘s time during album release week for their new orchestral record, Drinking From the Sun, Walking Under Stars Restrung. Heading back east to Sydney later that day for a round of promo, Pressure remained noticeably chilled out about the fact that […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Aerials “Separate” (2016)

February 24, 2016

Brisbane alt-rockers Aerials today release the official music video for their new track “Separate”!  Taking cues from the likes of early Birds of Tokyo, the more melodic elements of artists including The Getaway Plan and more Aussies of that style, Aerials have produced a tune in “Separate” that is full of catchy hooks, well-delivered riffs and some […]

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony announce Australian tour with DJ Quik and Tha Dogg Pound

February 24, 2016

Mid-west hip hop legends Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be making their very welcome return to Australia in May of this year as they headline a series of shows dubbed This Is Hip Hop; even better, the collective will be performing their seminal sophomore E. 1999 Eternal in it’s entirety, 21 years (and two months) after it’s […]

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Latest Uncharted 4 trailer is here to give you feelings

February 24, 2016

Naughty Dog released a brand new trailer for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End this morning that digs a little further into Nathan Drake’s rekindled relationship with his brother, even as it damages his relationship with Elena and Sully.

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R-rated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Extended Edition coming

February 24, 2016

A report by the Motion Picture Association of America has revealed that an R-rated cut of the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is in the works. The ‘Ultimate Edition’ cut of the film will be released alongside the film’s DVD and Blu-ray release later in the year. The cut of Zack Sydner‘s upcoming […]

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2016 TV WEEK Logie Awards adds newcomer awards and celebrity judges for The Graham Kennedy Breakthrough Star Of Tomorrow Award

February 24, 2016

Two of Australia’s favourite actors, Ashleigh Brewer and Damon Herriman, will play a prestigious part in their support of the next generation of Australian television stars, as the 2016 TV Week Logie Awards draws closer. In 2016, Ashleigh (The Bold And The Beautiful) and Damon (Flesh And Bone) will be joining forces as industry judges of […]

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Kevin Hart & Dwayne Johnson to host 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards

February 24, 2016

Two of the biggest stars in the world right now – and co-stars of the upcoming comedy Central Intelligence – Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, have announced they will host the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. For the first time ever, MTV will take the telecast the show outdoors on a backlot to capture the essence of movie making magic against a […]

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Fallout 4 Creation Kit will finally arrive on PC in April, consoles in May and June

February 24, 2016

The much-vaunted, long-ish awaited official mod support for Fallout 4 will arrive on PC and consoles during late spring (that’s late autumn for us here in Oz). The news comes from a new Game Informer interview with Bethesda director Todd Howard.

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ACMI bringing SCORSESE to Melbourne

February 24, 2016

After touring Europe to critical acclaim, the exhibition celebrating the cinematic legacy of the prolific and passionate auteur comes to ACMI this May. From Goodfellas to The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese’s intense and exhilarating films define him as one of the world’s greatest directors. Featuring a rich collection from across the director’s work in […]

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Here’s your Xbox Live Games with Gold titles for March

February 24, 2016

With Xbox Live more or less back on its feet after yesterday’s extended (and still a bit mysterious) outage, Microsoft have confirmed the list of games that will  be free of charge in next month’s Games with Gold promotion.

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Hoyts offering collectible poster to fans who see The Force Awakens one last time in cinemas

February 24, 2016

Hoyts are approaching their final run of screenings for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and are commemorating the film’s departure from cinemas by offering fans a special collectible poster. Commercially and critically successful throughout the world, Star Wars: The Force Awakens truly lived up to the Star Wars legacy and is the start of a new cultural phenomenon. […]

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ABC’s unveils arts-focused Tuesday evenings

February 24, 2016

Tuesday nights in March are set to see the ABC debut two new arts-focused series – Creatives and Meet The Mavericks – alongside the return of  Jennifer Byrne’s The Book Club. Creatives is a biographical series about four highly talented Australian artists from the fields of theatre, music, art and dance, including Kev Carmody, Michelle […]

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Five original South Australian film projects to be funded through iView

February 24, 2016

With a joint half a million dollar investment,  the South Australian Film Corporation and ABC TV have funded five South Australian projects. The projects are all now moving forward with each to produce their own series of six 5 minute episodes to premiere exclusively on ABC iview later in the year. The selected projects will […]

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Hot Docs Film Festival is coming to Australia

February 24, 2016

Palace Cinemas and one of the world’s leading documentary festivals Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival has confirmed that they will be bringing a new Hot Docs festival to Australia, June this year. Hot Docs is North America’s largest documentary festival with their 23rd annual edition occurring in Toronto this April. Screening more than 200 […]

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San Andreas sequel in the works with Dwayne Johnson returning

February 24, 2016

Sequel to last year’s hit disaster film San Andreas has now been confirmed with majority of cast and crew expected to return. Dwayne Johnson will be returning along with producer Beau Flynn and director Brad Peyton. Neil Widener and Gavin James have been brought on board to write the script for the sequel. We can […]

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Film Review: Son of Saul (USA, 2015)

February 24, 2016

Saul (GĂ©za Röhrig) is a Sonderkommando: a prisoner of Auschwitz who assists in the extermination of his own race. That requires a great deal of work, which, apparently, is far too dirty for the hands of Nazi soldiers. Each day, he ushers the people in and cleans the remains of the showers with hopeless resignation. […]

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Ottawa’s iconic RBC Bluesfest unleashes massive 2016 lineup; Aussies DZ Deathrays, Boy & Bear and The Paper Kites feature

February 24, 2016

Ottawa’s iconic RBC Bluesfest – which, like its Australian equivalent, is far more eclectic than its name suggests – has unleashed an incredible lineup for 2016, with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Billy Idol, Duran Duran, Wolf Parade, The Cult, Bryan Ferry, Half Moon Run, Ben Harper, The Tallest Man on Earth, The Monkees and many, […]

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Five things you should know before you cruise Europe with the Scenic Jasper

February 24, 2016

According to the latest Cruise Lines International Association stats, over one million Aussies took a cruise holiday in 2014. And with a population that’s projected to reach 24 million shortly (according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics)… well that’s just a huge proportion of cruise lovers. Although ocean cruises lead the way, river cruising numbers […]

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We go hands on with hotel booking app HotelTonight, now in Australia

February 24, 2016

Increasingly popular hotel booking app HotelTonight has recently launched in Australia following high demand, and it’s opened up some pretty big possibilities where last minute bookings, staycations, and travel is concerned. Now, Australians have access to a directory of last-minute deals from some of the country’s most well-known and regarded hotels, and the price cuts […]

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Canadian group Wolf Parade added to Pickathon Festival in Oregon (USA)

February 24, 2016

It’s been the moment fans have been waiting for for five years – after going on an indefinite hiatus in 2011, Canadian heroes Wolf Parade are back! It’s been reported that the band will be releasing new music in 2016, and they have already announced a pile of shows in May! 5 nights at the […]

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Hotel Review: Superior Room at Mercure Gold Coast Resort (Carrara, Queensland)

February 24, 2016

The Mercure Gold Coast Resort is in that perfect spot that’s only a short drive away from Broadbeach (it’s about $17 by taxi between the resort and Pacific Fair) but far enough to offer absolute peace and tranquility. And that’s exactly what you get here; it’s so peaceful and idyllic that a part of me, […]

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Spending a Wintery Weekend In The Otway Ranges (Victoria, Australia)

February 24, 2016

When planning a weekend getaway in Victoria, it’s easy to think of Wilsons Prom, the Yarra Valley, Daylesford or The Grampians. But tucked away in the back pocket of The Great Ocean Road is the unassuming but up-and-coming little sister, sporting breathtaking views and forests for days. We were lucky enough to spend a wintery […]

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Brisbane’s free Regional Flavours Festival returns in July

February 24, 2016

Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands will come alive again from 16th – 17th July with the return of the Regional Flavours Festival, singing the praises of Queensland’s freshest produce, local fare and fine wine, alongside indulgent treats (like gourmet brownies) and a range of food trucks The city’s signature free food and lifestyle event will bring festival-goers an opportunity to […]

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Chiswick Woollahra to host special dinner with local vintage brewery (Sydney)

February 24, 2016

Matt Moran’s Chiswick Woollahra is without question one of the most consistent restaurants in the area, so when they announce special one-off dinner collaborations interest is bound to spike immediately. Just on the horizon will be a special beer & food pairing experience as the restaurant teams up with local vintage brewery Endeavour Beer to […]

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Juicy Lucy is Surry Hills’ new South East Asian inspired fried chicken shop (Sydney)

February 24, 2016

Surry Hills has a new chicken-focused shop from the team behind South East Asian eatery Sugarcane. Named Juicy Lucy, the new chicken shop on Elizabeth Street is set to make a big impact on discerning fried chicken fanatics by taking the classic Aussie chicken shop and blending that with Sugarcane’s Asian influence. The owners, Milan […]

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