Day: 10 March 2016

Foals have released a chilling new ballad with “Rain” ahead of Record Store Day

March 10, 2016

With Record Store Day coming up next month we should be getting some pretty great unreleased material from musicians across the globe. That drip feed has started with a chilling unreleased ballad from unstoppable UK band Foals. Titled “Rain”, the skeletal song was reportedly recorded during the What Went Down sessions, which was released last […]

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SAFIA are back with a new single and announce shows in secret locations around Australia

March 10, 2016

Electro-soul group, SAFIA have released their new single, ‘Make Them Wheels Roll.’ The new single comes after their hit, ‘Embracing Me’, and brings in the announcement of a few secret shows scattered around Australia in May. Dubbed ‘M.T.W.R. Tour’, this latest concept tour from SAFIA will see the outfit perform at creative, non-traditional venues. The shows are […]

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Single of the Day: B Wise “40 Days” (2016)

March 10, 2016

Coming off of some very well received support slots earlier this year for the likes of Vince Staples and Tuka, Sydney emcee B Wise has given us a listen of some new material with single “40 Days”. Producer Nic Martin has matched B’s relaxed, melodic flow with a steady drum flow, allowing the SMAC award […]

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Worlds End Press announce break up and one last hurrah for Melbourne

March 10, 2016

Much loved Aussie band Worlds End Press  have announced their decision to call it a day after over a decade together. The band had worked together for many years, releasing an acclaimed self-titled debut LP in 2013 and the strong Tall Stories EP last year.  The band released a statement of their decision, assuring that […]

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Music Video of the Day: Julia Jacklin “Pool Party” (2016)”

March 10, 2016

Julia Jacklin is certainly becoming an artist to watch – soon to hit SXSW for some well anticipated showcases, the Sydney artist has our radars switched on with the release of her single “Pool Party”. Her vocals are endearing in that Sharon van Etten type of way, while that striking guitar and old school vibe […]

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Album Review: The Franklin Electric – This Is How I Let You Down (2015 LP)

March 10, 2016

This Is How I Let You Down is Montreal-based alternative folk-pop band The Franklin Electric’s debut album. The band is headed up by Jon Matte on vocals, piano and trumpet, with Liam Killen on drums and vocals, Alexis Messier on guitar, and Martin Desrosby on bass. Matte is also the songwriter, plus he produced the […]

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Cherie Currie (California) on her upcoming Australian tour and new material!

March 10, 2016

In welcome news for fans of classic rock, legendary Runaways lead singer Cherie Currie recently announced a debut five-stop Australian tour in May. Having waited nearly forty years for the opportunity to see the iconic “Cherry Bomb” singer in the flesh, Australian audiences should go wild for the rocker who, as a 15 year-old in 1975, […]

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Spiderman revealed in new Captain America: Civil War trailer

March 10, 2016

Marvel’s latest trailer for Captain America: Civil War has been released – and it features the first appearance of Tom Holland as Spider-Man. Spider-Man aside, the trailer is loaded with great moments and callbacks to earlier Captain America films. It spends a bit more time fleshing out the nature of the disagreement between Tony Stark […]

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10 Things we learned from talking Making a Murderer with Charlie Pickering

March 10, 2016

Making a Murderer co-creators Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos stopped by Sydney this week for an exclusive talk as part of The Sydney Herald Spectrum Now Festival Presented by ANZ. Hosted by Charlie Pickering, it was a fascinating night of shared enthusiasm for the Netflix true crime series that released over the holidays. Theories were exchanged, Len Kachinsky’s name was […]

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New Girl’s Jake Johnson joins Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis in Mummy reboot.

March 10, 2016

Known for his work in New Girl, and a recent brush with Chris Pratt’s left shoulder in Universal’s Jurassic World, Jake Johnson will join the cast of The Mummy alongside Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Peaky Blinders’ Annabelle Wallis. Under the direction of Alex Kurtzman, the story will take place in the modern day, with […]

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Frank Zappa’s Personal Vault Opens for a Definitive Documentary by SXSW alumnus Alex Winter

March 10, 2016

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Alex Winter is turning to fans of film and music alike to help fund the first definitive documentary about the life and legacy of musician, artist, and revolutionary Frank Zappa. On Wednesday morning, Winter launched a Kickstarter campaign, Who the F*@% Is Frank Zappa?, to not only help fund the film but to raise […]

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Second trailer released for Ghostbusters with a nod to the controversy of the first

March 10, 2016

The international trailer for the Ghostbusters remake includes more footage, which seems to allude to the race and gender controversy the anticipated film has attracted since the release of the first trailer. New footage includes a scene in which Patty (played by Leslie Jones) attempts a stage dive, but the crowd parts and she falls to the ground. Lying on her […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Deadpool celebrates a month on top

March 10, 2016

Deadpool has been on top for four weeks now, earning another AU$2.5 million. In the States the foul mouthed X-Man also became only the third R rated movie to ever cross the US$300 million mark. I did make a glaring omission in my report last week. I was lead to believe that Maggie Smith’s The […]

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Irish Film Festival celebrates The Past, The Present and Future including eight films and three shorts!

March 10, 2016

Returning in its second year, The Irish Film Festival will be running a variety of films, providing film enthusiasts an opportunity to gorge on movies from the Irish culture. The festival will be running at the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington and will be presenting eight feature films including three shorts. The event will start on  Thursday […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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Win a double pass to see Tarantino’s classic Reservoir Dogs at In The House

March 10, 2016

Join the #InTheHouse screening of the former video store clerk Quentin Tarantino‘s directorial debut; Reservoir Dogs (1992). Who is The Mole? See the first film that created the Tarantino style that has inspired a generation of filmmakers. Script and performances that now have the worlds A-List of actors lining up to work with Quentin. Join […]

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OzHarvest’s Annual CEO Cookoff in Sydney raises over $1.5M in support of Australia’s most vulnerable

March 10, 2016

Celebrating its fifth year, the somewhat bittersweet and momentous occasion that is OzHarvest’s CEO Cookoff took place this week in the palatial grandeur of The Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve. It was a day that resulted in a record $1.5 million being raised for OzHarvest, with funds still climbing. 2016 has been the biggest year for […]

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Nike Sportswear’s Air Max Lab pop up to open in Surry Hills (Sydney)

March 10, 2016

To celebrate the 29th anniversary of the Nike Air Max 1, the  Air Max Lab is set to open in Surry Hills, where Nike Sportswear will hold a month-long program of footwear-related events. The Lab will open on the 12th of March with a Q&A session with local sneaker-heads like Christopher Kevin Au, Jazz Bonifacio and Sneaker Freaker […]

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STRIKE A POSE! After-Hours Pop-up Fashion Party to be held at Madame Tussauds (Sydney)

March 10, 2016

Have you ever wanted to compare outfits with Lady Gaga? Have a drink with Marilyn Monroe? Or perhaps attend an outrageous party with Andrey Hepburn Ă  la Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Sydney’s fab Hijinks is returning to let you do just that STIKE A POSE! is the latest in the events series down by the harbour, […]

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Best things to do in Sydney this weekend (11th-13th March)

March 10, 2016

This heat isn’t going anywhere, which is perfect since A Moveable Feast will be making it’s long awaited debut on Bondi Beach this Saturday, adding to the rich stock of events happening around the city that also include four-day food and drink festival Taste of Sydney, a heap of events as part of Spectrum Now, […]

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