Day: 18 March 2016

Aussies at SXSW: Spotlight on 2016 showcase artist Harts

March 18, 2016

The sun is shining in Austin, the beers are flowing and the smells of Texan BBQ are teasing us into what’s going to be a week of indulgence. Monday spells the beginning of the SXSW Music program for 2016 and we’ve done for the last few years, the AU will be bringing you some exclusive […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Last Shadow Puppets “Aviation” (2016)

March 18, 2016

Arctic Monkeys‘ Alex Turner and Miles Kane joined forces for their debut album in 2008, and it’s been a huge wait for a follow up release from them. Their new single, “Aviation”, has just been released alongside a video that acts as a follow up to their last track, “Everything You’ve Come To Expect”. The song […]

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SXSW Music Interview: Day Wave (US) on creative development and more ahead of his debut Australian shows!

March 18, 2016

Next month, Jackson Phillips will be heading to Australia for the first time performing under his Day Wave moniker. It’s an exciting prospect not only for the Californian musician, but for us too – having been introduced to his music via I OH YOU near the end of last year, what we heard in “Come Home Now” indicated […]

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The State of Affairs (18th Mar 2016): IFPI and SoundExchange Partner, New Technology to Revolutionize Vinyl Production and Australian Policies Champion Live Music.

March 18, 2016

This week in the industry we’ve seen global data and royalties powerhouses partner to provide greater access to information, a new patent filed in Austria for HD Vinyl which could revolutionize production in the coming years and we have a look at the policies in WA, SA and ACT that champion live music. IFPI and SoundExchange Grant Greater […]

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Hearthstone announces expansion Whispers of the Old Gods along with an art display in Melbourne

March 18, 2016

Hearthstone has announced its latest expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods, and to celebrate its release, gamers in Victoria can witness a new piece of art from the game come to life this weekend in Richmond, Victoria.

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Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 has landed, here’s our initial thoughts

March 18, 2016

It’s almost been a year since Netflix brought us the first season of Marvel’s Daredevil. For comic fans it was finally an adaptation worthy of the source material. For TV viewers it was a phenomenon to watch with its gritty and dark setting, intricate conspiracy narrative and complex flawed characters. It was a ratings juggernaut […]

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Magic, intense battle scenes feature in new Warcraft movie TV Spot

March 18, 2016

The Lion of Azeroth has landed to where his gryphon was taking him in the new TV spot for the upcoming Warcraft movie: right into battle with a huge orc. Lothar, the greatest hero of the Alliance and portrayed by Australia’s Travis Fimmel, makes an epic landing, barefoot and with sword in hand, as the […]

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Razer Launch New Blade Gaming Notebook – Lighter, Cheaper, Faster

March 18, 2016

Razer have just announced a new addition to the family, the new 2016 Razer Blade. Featuring all the same bells and whistles as the 2015 model, the new 2016 edition comes with better ram, a more graphics card memory and a new Intel Core i7-6700HQ Skylake processor and 16GBs of DDR4 running at 2133 MHz […]

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The Legend of Tarzan unleashes new trailer

March 18, 2016

The Legend of Tarzan has a new trailer featuring plenty of vine swinging by Alexander Skarsgård as the titular hero and Christoph Waltz coming off particularly well-cast as Clayton. Fans of the Disney classic will recognize some of the imagery here but there’s also some glimpses of some of the new directions the film will take the source material. Check it […]

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Bid on this 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 signed by the Naughty Dog team and help sick kids

March 18, 2016

Sony Computer Entertainment Australia will today begin an auction on a rare, 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 console. The console is signed by the top ‘dogs’ at Naughty Dog and the proceeds will go to Sony’s You Can youth cancer charity. Better yet, if you’re feeling flush with cash today — anyone can bid on it.

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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg talk AMC’s Preacher

March 18, 2016

The pilot of AMC’s Preacher debuted to acclaim during SXSW this week. Larry spoke with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg about what it took to bring production on the series together. Check out the video below. Preacher premiers on May 22nd 2016. ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The […]

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Check Out Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in Central Intelligence

March 18, 2016

Released today via Universal Studios: Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart‘s action comedy, Central Intelligence, has a new global trailer. The film stars Johnson as a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent.  Returning to his hometown for a high-school reunion, he enlists the help and “super sweet accounting skills” of the former cool-kid-with-a-heart […]

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ABC and Screen Australia announce $1.5m digital initiative for scripted content

March 18, 2016

Both ABC and Screen Australia have announced that they will be joining forces to create Long Story Short, a national, digital-first scripted series initiative in developing that will oversee the production of five major projects. These projects will premiere on ABC iview and will see creative teams sharing great ideas for scripted projects across the contemporary drama, narrative […]

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The Walking Dead now has a permanent residency at Universal Studios Hollywood

March 18, 2016

Universal Studies Hollywood has announced the opening of a permanent walk-through attraction based on The Walking Dead. The previously seasonal, limited-time attraction based on the popular US television show will now be enhanced and open to guests all 365 days of the year. The show that will be replicated in the attraction depicts the story […]

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Everyone from Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Sting to Selena Gomez and Flo Rida are playing this 11 day Quebec festival

March 18, 2016

Canadian mega-fest Festival d’été de Québec has dropped quite the dizzying line up of international and local artists, many of whom have had an indelible impact on music’s history, performing alongside future legends across rock, pop, adult contemporary, metal, country, indie, Americana, folk, hip hop, electronica, and pretty much everything else you can think of. […]

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