Day: 21 April 2016

Single of the Day: Client Liaison “World of Our Love” (2016)

April 21, 2016

With the next few months set to have Client Liaison on the road, bringing the good word to fans around the country – we figure, what better way to kick off the weekend than with their new single, “World of Our Love”? This slice of vibrant, synth-y goodness is the first cut from the forthcoming […]

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James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jake Bugg & more announce Splendour sideshows!

April 21, 2016

Splendour in the Grass fans who missed out on tickets yesterday (gathering that was many of you…) now have a second chance to grab tickets to see their favourite Byron Bay bound festival acts, with the first round of official sideshows being announced! The likes of James Blake, At The Drive-In, Jack Garratt and Jake Bugg join the list […]

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Prince has died at the age of 57

April 21, 2016

As has been reported around the world this morning, legendary musician Prince – full name Prince Rogers Nelson – was found dead today at Paisley Park, his famous recording studio and estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Prior to the discovery the Carver County Sherriff’s Department was called to investigate a death at the estate, following which […]

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Single of the Day: Aeora “Medicine” (2016)

April 21, 2016

Melbourne artist Aeora has changed things up a little recently but what’s remained the same is the intriguing and arresting brand of evocative electronic production she’s fashioning. In new single “Medicine”, Aeora (formerly Aura) has given us a taste of what’s to come on her forthcoming debut EP, Alt – a rich electro-pop number with R&B tones that nod […]

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Live Review: Dillon Francis – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney (20.04.16)

April 21, 2016

Sydney has recently received a lot of flack for its lack of nightlife, but that is easily crushed upon a wriggle into Oxford Art Factory on a weeknight. On this particular night, the lineup featured Aussie favourites Paces and Branchez supporting all-star American DJ/producer Dillon Francis. What was once underground is now familiar, when it […]

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Citizen Kay announces ‘Our World’ tour dates, kicking off April 23rd!

April 21, 2016

Last year was huge for Citizen Kay, with the release of his debut album With The People. A fusion of hip-hop and soul, his album explored the musical passions, life experiences and insights through grooves of funk and reflective rhymes. The first single “Wax On Wax Off” initiated his soulful hip-hop mood, and was confirmed by “Life […]

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Live Review: Twenty One Pilots – Twitter HQ, Sydney (20.04.16)

April 21, 2016

The elevator is sardine tin crammed. Excited teens are clutching photographs, t-shirts, and – in a couple of cases – a ukulele. At the 39th floor, the doors open and we spill out at the Twitter Australia HQ. It’s floor to ceiling glass on nearly all sides, the view over the CBD and the glittering […]

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Seth Sentry Joins the Presidential Race with the announce of his 1969 Campaign Tour Trail

April 21, 2016

Seth Sentry hits the road for a huge national tour this July and August. After the release of the fourth single off his album Strange New Past, Seth is launching his 1969 Campaign to bring hip hop to the Australian public, and there is no doubting that he is the prime candidate. Rising hip hop star, […]

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Old Man Luedecke set for Australian Tour with new album Domestic Eccentric

April 21, 2016

Canadian folk/country singer Old Man Luedecke will commence his Australian tour with the release of his new album Domestic Eccentric, that features a special collaboration with fellow folk and roots musician Tim O’Brien. The album was recorded in the snowy Nova Scotia wood, in a cabin Old Man Luedecke built himself from rough-sawn lumber. He […]

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Music Video of the Day: Clea “Dire Consequences” (2016)

April 21, 2016

Brisbane’s Clea has achieved a lot in her the last few months; releasing her debut single “Polyester” to critical acclaim, featuring on Zefereli‘s killer single “54321” and getting a whole lot of praise from Triple J. She’s just released the video for her second and equally strong single, “Dire Consequences”, along with a stunning self-directed video. Check […]

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Michael Keaton is The Founder of McDonald’s in this new trailer

April 21, 2016

Straight out of the award-winning Spotlight, Michael Keaton is set to take on the role of the mastermind behind fast-food franchise McDonalds in The Founder. A new trailer for the drama film was released today, showcasing some of what Keaton’s performance will offer in the final. Tonally, it looks a little bit in line with films like The […]

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Get a first look at The Girl on the Train in this new trailer

April 21, 2016

The teaser trailer for the thriller The Girl on the Train, adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel of the same name, features plenty of mystery and intrigue. The film stars Emily Blunt as Rachel, who is apparently the last person to see Jess (played by Haley Bennett) alive. Rachel’s initial account is called into question, as she admits to […]

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Bryan Cranston takes on Pablo Escobar in this new trailer for The Infiltrator

April 21, 2016

A new trailer has been released for the crime-thriller The Infiltrator, based on the autobiography of the same name by Robert Mazur. Bryan Cranston stars as a DEA agent who goes undercover in Pablo Escobar’s notorious cartel. Diane Kruger plays alongside Cranston as Kathy Ertz, an inexperienced agent who poses as Cranston’s fiancée. From the […]

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#TweetTheBeat Unites Twitter, Music and Television

April 21, 2016

Television meets Twitter in the new show Tweet the Beat, a collaboration between [V] HITS and Twitter Australia, which is set to launch on Monday May 16. The show will run from 4pm – 5pm on Foxtel every weekday, and offers a platform for viewers to tweet about their favourite music, and the best tweets […]

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Golden Age Cinema celebrates Charlie Kaufman and the 75th Anniversary of Citizen Kane.

April 21, 2016

Sydney’s Golden Age Cinema and Bar will showcase the cult-classic work of Charlie Kaufman next week to celebrate the release of his stop-motion animated feature, Anomalisa. Written and co-directed by Kaufman, Anomalisa, follows Michael Stone (voiced by David Thewlis) a motivational speaker on customer service techniques who sees everyone around him, including his wife and […]

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Matt Damon returns in the full trailer for Jason Bourne

April 21, 2016

Matt Damon is set to reprise is role as the famous spy in the upcoming Jason Bourne, which got a new trailer today. Universal have been teasing the film for a while now and this is the first fully-featured look at the film, which looks every bit as fast-paced and vicious as its predecessors. Watch the […]

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World Premiere of Australian outback noir Goldstone to open Sydney Film Festival

April 21, 2016

The Sydney Film festival today announced it will open its 63rd year with the World Premiere of Goldstone. From acclaimed Indigenous writer/director Ivan Sen, Goldstone is a stylish and intelligent outback noir that sees Aaron Pederson reprise his role as troubled Indigenous detective Jay Swan. Pederson first appeared as Jay Swan in Sen’s Mystery Road, which opened […]

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Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington’s The Magnificent Seven gets its first trailer

April 21, 2016

2016 is shaping up to be a great year for Westerns that start with ‘the’ and end in a number of gun-slinging bros. Following Quentin Tarantino‘s latest meticulously-curated bloodbath, The Hateful Eight, and Netflix’s Adam Sandler vehicle, The Ridiculous Six, comes The Magnificent Seven. Based off John Sturges‘s 1960’s classic of the same name, The […]

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Essential Independents festival debut offers a snapshot of the US Independent cinema scene

April 21, 2016

Essential Independents: American Cinema, Now announced its debut program this week, in conjunction with Palace Cinemas. Screening in May the two-week festival will showcase the past present and future of American cinema, featuring a diverse program of films including feature-length works, documentaries and a retrospective on first films from a number of renowned independent filmmakers. […]

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Microsoft officially ends Xbox 360 production after 10 years

April 21, 2016

Vale, Xbox 360. You served us well. Microsoft have officially ceased production of Xbox 360 consoles, according to a company announcement this morning.

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Film Review: Midnight Special (USA, 2016)

April 21, 2016

From Writer and Director Jeff Nichols, an emerging American auteur who has already slammed two home runs with the brilliant Take Shelter (2011) and the film which arguably reignited Matthew McConoughey’s career, Mud (2012), comes his most ambitious film to date – Midnight Special, which opens in Australian cinemas today. In Midnight Special – which […]

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First Impressions: Battleborn Beta (PS4, 2016)

April 21, 2016

Over the last week or so, Gearbox’s newest IP (the first since 2009’s Borderlands) Battleborn was in beta offering a glimpse into its various modes and characters.

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Five Marvel Movies You’ll Want To Revisit Before Civil War

April 21, 2016

For comic fans of the Mark Millar‘s original Civil War comics, the release of Marvel’s latest superhero film has been a a long time coming. The release of Captain America: Civil War is closer than ever and there’s never been a better time to marathon Marvel’s best as an appetizer to the new film. Iron Man […]

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Hearthstone‘s older cards are about to cop a bit of a nerfing

April 21, 2016

With Hearthstone‘s big Whispers of the Old Gods expansion looming, Blizzard have announced that a number of older cards will be undergoing changes to bring them into line with newer and forthcoming decks.

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Film Review: Eddie the Eagle (PG) (UK/USA) (2016)

April 21, 2016

Biographical films, especially ones that revolve around triumphs of the human spirit, can range from the truly inspirational The Pursuit of Happiness to award-bait films like the dull and manipulative The Blind Side to unmitigated disasters like the agonizing Patch Adams. However, very few of those films show the comedic side of life and this is where Eddie the Eagle […]

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Hotel Review: Four Points by Sheraton at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport, California)

April 21, 2016

When it comes to an overnight airport stay, there are only three things that really matter: convenience, comfort and cost. Is it easy to get to from the terminal? Will my well earned (and usually rather brief) sleep be a pleasant one? And will I be keeping things within budget? In this respect, Four Points […]

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NZ screenwriter and playwright Rochelle Bright describes the Kiwi cabaret and love story, Daffodils

April 21, 2016

Punk band, The Scavengers once sang about true love being beautiful. You could also say that Daffodils is a gorgeous romance story set in New Zealand where the aforementioned are from. The play is actually a Kiwi cabaret based on a real life love story between two teenagers, a farm girl named Rose and a […]

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Grain Bar’s new menu pairs premium spirits with cured meats and caviar (Sydney)

April 21, 2016

Cured & Caviar is what the team over at Grain Bar are calling their new concept menu, which launched only a few weeks ago, highlighting a strong focus on fine, premium spirits (of which they have plenty, given it’s the bar at the lush Four Seasons) with house-cured meats and caviar. It’s the only pairing […]

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Luna Park’s Tango Train set to take its final trip (Sydney)

April 21, 2016

Luna Park Sydney is inviting guests aboard it’s beloved, very long standing ride, The Tango Train, to celebrate it’s 36 year run at the theme park before it’s laid to rest and replaced by a fresh new attraction. Registered guests can enjoy a free ride and a special commemorative memento on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of […]

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Southbank’s Fish Lane to host a festival full of live music, food, and craft beers (Brisbane)

April 21, 2016

Southbank’s freshly upgraded laneway, Fish Lane, will host its first ever festival next month on May 7th. Set to be an exhilarating night of live music, fresh food eats and craft booze, Fish Lane Festival will bring together the best in the business from midday to 10pm. With a focus on showcasing local heroes from […]

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