Day: 8 April 2016

Album News Weekly: 8th April 2016

April 8, 2016

In This Issue: Another fresh week of releases coming out today with the latest from M83 and The Dandy Warhols as well as plenty of tracks coming out of Canada and abroad alike. Check out some sweet album covers and even sweeter tunes! M83 M83, aka Anthony Gonzalez, announces the details of his forthcoming full-length […]

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Music Video of the Day: Nahko and Medicine for the People “San Quentin” (2016)

April 8, 2016

Nahko and Medicine for the People have never been known for shying away from issues important to them through their music. Embracing the difficult and the confrontational has always been an element to their output that has roused such a loyal following of fans from around the world – the music is shining and the […]

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Single of the Day: Huntly “We Made It” (2016)

April 8, 2016

Melbourne trio Huntly have gone and laid down a sexy beat in their latest single “We Made It”. In a similar vein to the likes of Oscar Key Sung and even Japanese Wallpaper, if we’re keeping things local, Huntly fuse some simmering deep production with an evocative vocal courtesy of Elly Scrine which just hooks you in. They describe themselves as […]

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Vivid Sydney adds more acts to stacked music program

April 8, 2016

Vivid Music has announced a handful of new artists that will feature on the 2016 line-up. Joining previously announced acts like Bon Iver, New Order and Hiatus Kaiyote will be Sydney locals Bag Raiders, singer-songwriter Don Walker and punk rockers The Hard-Ons. This will mark Bag Raiders’ first Australian tour in 5 years, presenting them with a […]

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Little Georgia to join Ryan Bingham on his Australian Tour!

April 8, 2016

It has been announced that Little Georgia, an indie/alt-country duo, will join award-winning Ryan Bingham on his upcoming Australian tour. Ashleigh Mannix and Justin Carter are the force behind Little Georgie, which they launched for the first time at the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival. They’ve spent the past year touring Australia and North America, and […]

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Bixel Boys’ Clothing Line to be Introduced on their Australian Tour!

April 8, 2016

From 70’s rock and experimental bass music to bouncy house and Berlin techno, the Bixel Boys’ distinct approach to future house is difficult to pin to one specific genre. Along with their musical diversity, the Bixel Boys are introducing their new clothing label on their upcoming Australian tour. Their brand has become a familiar presence […]

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Culture Club announce Australian tour dates!

April 8, 2016

Culture Club are returning to Australia this June for the first time in more than 15 years. With their single “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me”, Culture Club became an international phenomenon, and went on to produce their debut album Kissing to Be Clever, and hits such as “Karma Chameleon”, “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” […]

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Methyl Ethel (Perth) talk SXSW, local music and their current recording process!

April 8, 2016

Off the back of releasing their debut record Oh Inhuman Spectacle on esteemed label 4AD and playing SXSW,  Aidan Hogg chats to Perth genre defying three piece Methyl Ethel about their favourite new music, playing in Austin, and how their second LP is almost finished. You guys have just been at SXSW, which sounds like it […]

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Marvel moving into teen romance with Cloak and Dagger TV series

April 8, 2016

Marvel have expanded their TV slate again, greenlighting a new superhero series called Cloak and Dagger. Based on the comic of the same name, the romance-driven series will follow two teenagers who find themselves challenged by both the circumstances of their relationship but also the burdens of unexpected superpowers. The series is said to be aimed towards younger adults […]

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Boyd Holbrook boards Wolverine 3 as villain

April 8, 2016

Narcos’ Boyd Holbrook has been signed to the upcoming Wolverine 3. His character doesn’t have a name but is described as chief of security for a global corporation pursuing Jackman’s character, so it sounds like he’ll be playing a villain. Given his prior appearance as a DEA agent doggedly pursuing Pablo Escobar, this seems like pretty good […]

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Dominic Cooper as King Llane prepares for battle in new set of Warcraft movie posters

April 8, 2016

New Warcraft movie posters have been unveiled by Legendary Pictures ­– eight of them in fact – although the Lothar poster, featuring Australia’s Travis Fimmel, is the same image of the Alliance hero as the one released at San Diego Comic Con last year. The characters featured in the latest artwork ahead of the film’s […]

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The first Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer is here and it’s awesome

April 8, 2016

In case you somehow missed it breaking the internet last night, the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dropped online The film is set before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope and follow the group of rebels, led by Felicity Jones‘ Jyn Erso, who steal the plans to the first […]

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Topps Warcraft movie trading cards coming in June

April 8, 2016

The Warcraft movie trading card collection by New York’s Topps Company will be available to purchase in Australia, including the Hobby Collection. Banter Toys and Collectibles, based in Victoria, will exclusively distribute the cards to retailers around the country. Depicting images from the Warcraft movie, the upcoming collection will be available in a base set […]

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Human Rights Arts & Film Festival reveals full 2016 program

April 8, 2016

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival yesterday announced its full 2016 festival program including film, arts, music and forums.  HRAFF will open with the Australian premiere of Academy Award winning Australian director Eva Orner’s documentary Chasing Asylum. Chasing Asylum features never-before-seen footage of detention centers on Naru and Manus Island, revealing the conditions of asylum seekers on […]

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Cillian Murphy and Christopher Nolan team up together (again) for Dunkirk

April 8, 2016

It’s been confirmed that Cillian Murphy and Christopher Nolan will be teaming up together again for a new  World War II action-thriller Dunkirk. While Murphy has received substantial screen time in Batman Begins and Inception, his work in the other two Dark Knight trilogies have essentially been cameos. Hopefully his appearance in Dunkirk will lean towards […]

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First Look: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Christina Applegate are Bad Moms

April 8, 2016

This week, Roadshow released a first look at their new film Bad Moms, an R-rated comedy written and to be directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore (the duo that gifted you The Hangover). Bad Moms stars Mila Kunis as burnt-out, stressed-out mum Amy. As the demands of Amy’s life push her closer to breaking point she teams up with two other overstressed […]

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Ryan Reynolds closes deal for Deadpool sequel

April 8, 2016

As Deadpool surpasses The Matrix Reloaded to become the highest-grossing R-rated movie in box office history after grossing over $754,530,050 worldwide, it should come as no surprise that Fox are already moving forward with the sequel. In February, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Reynolds only made $2 million dollars from the film. However, the word is that negotiations for the sequel have […]

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Is Batman Returns the greatest superhero film ever made?

April 8, 2016

In 1992, Tim Burton made a $65 million dollar art film. A sick, twisted black comedy, it was perhaps the most experimental blockbuster the multiplexes had yet seen – a vitriolic work of dark art that reeked of loathing and contempt.  It was a little film called Batman Returns, and it may well be the […]

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Seven things we learnt from the Preacher Q&A at SXSW

April 8, 2016

Last month at SXSW, the new AMC series based on the now classic Graphic Novel Preacher premiered its pilot, over two months before TV screens would screen the debut. After the screening, fresh from completing their second episode (which Rogen called “a god damn nightmare” as they had only 7 days to shoot it), the cast and crew of […]

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Joss Whedon talks about leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Age of Ultron‘s negative reception.

April 8, 2016

During a Q&A interview earlier this year with the Oxford Union, acclaimed Director Joss Whedon spoke – among many other things – about his decision to leave the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the end of “Phase Two” after the release of 2015’s mammoth hit The Avengers: Age of Ultron. In the interview, which you can view below, […]

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Singapore Airlines introduce new wholesome meal range to refresh their food offerings

April 8, 2016

Singapore Airlines have launched a new selection of wholesome food choices, catering to a wide variety of nutritional needs of their customers. Curated by the airlines International Culinary Panel, which includes renowned chef Matt Moran, the new Deliciously Wholesome range features a range of healthy, gourmet dishes. The refreshed airline food range will be available […]

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Five places to eat and drink in Seminyak, Bali

April 8, 2016

There’s a little something for everyone on the west coast of Bali, as you step into the beautiful surrounds of Seminyak. Brea Carter was fortunate enough to spend a few days there experiencing all the great area has to offer. She brings you five essential things for a true eating and drinking experience in Seminyak. […]

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First arts line up announced for Dark Mofo 2016

April 8, 2016

Winter solstice festival Dark Mofo will return to Hobart this June to greet the colder months with fire, art, music, food, film, and more, and we’ve finally got our first look at how this year’s event will be shaped. The midwinter festival brings visitors from all over Australia and abroad to be a part of […]

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The Hunter Culinary’s annual Food Fight is back for 2016 (Hunter Valley)

April 8, 2016

Hunter Culinary is holding it’s 7th annual Food Fight, which will bring selected master chefs  together to go head to head in a high stakes cook off.  The event will also see Sydney’s formed three-hatted Banc restaurant revived, as four of it’s former chefs reunite as a competing team. With two teams competing in the […]

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Sesión Tequila Wins Three Awards at 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

April 8, 2016

Australian owned Sesión Premium Tequila has walked away from the 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition with one award for each of their three tequilas, a feat made all that more impressive when considering the brand only launched their artisan Tequila in December of last year. Their Sesión Mocha Tequila won a Gold Medal, while […]

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