Day: 22 April 2016

Music Video of the Day: Daggy Man “Little Whip” (2016)

April 22, 2016

If you’ve been missing the sounds of The Trouble With Templeton (we have), this is going to cheer you up this Friday. Front man Thomas Calder has been working on some solo material under new project Daggy Man and already, his debut single “Little Whip” oozes that delicate charm and warmth that TTWT won hearts with some years ago. […]

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The State of Affairs (22nd Apr 2016): The industry mourns Prince, NSW Police crack down on ticket counterfeiting, Kanye gets sued & more!

April 22, 2016

Prince Dies Aged 57, Industry Mourns A Legend Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park Studios compound, which included his home, in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen. “When deputies and medical personnel arrives, they found an unresponsive adult male in the elevator. First responders attempted to provide lifesaving CPR, but were […]

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The Ataris announce first tour in seven years!

April 22, 2016

Indiana’s The Ataris have five full length albums to their name, and twenty years of touring. Now they’ve announced their return to Australia for their first headline tour in seven years. The band will be performing fan favourites from their band’s second album including “Blue Skies”, “Broken Hearts…Next 12 Exits” and the 2003 LP, So Long Astoria.  […]

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Ribognia shares news of national tour!

April 22, 2016

Ribongia has shared detailed of his forthcoming national tour in support of his recently released ESCAPISMS EP this May. The tour will be stopping off in Brisbane, Sydney, Wollongong, Newcastle, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth, ending at Splendour In The Grass in Byron Bay. Find all the tour details below.  The ESCAPISMS EP, which features current single “Downstream” and previously released […]

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Iron Man set to join Spider-Man: Homecoming

April 22, 2016

From the sounds of it, Iron Man is set to appear Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. Variety is reporting that following the his appearance alongside Tom Holland in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, Robert Downey Jr.‘s Tony Stark will be appearing in the next Spider-Man movie. Spider-Man: Homecoming is set to be directed by Jon Watts, with […]

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Razer Turret keyboard/mouse combo perfect for PC gaming on the couch, out now

April 22, 2016

It’s like Razer know exactly what I need before I do. The prolific peripheral manufacturer is now shipping the Razer Turret, a keyboard/mouse combo that will allow PC players the freedom to play from the couch.

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Ubisoft announces new PC RTS Champions of Anteria

April 22, 2016

And here I thought real-time strategy on the PC was dead. Ubisoft have unveiled their newest IP, an PC RTS entitled Champions of Anteria with a trailer that lays on the quirky humour pretty thick.

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Hitman‘s second episode drops next week, takes you to Sapienza, Italy

April 22, 2016

We’ve been messing around with Hitman‘s puzzle-box first level, Paris, for just over a month now and we’re still uncovering secrets and creative murder opportunities. The second episode, Sapienza, drops next week and sees Agent 47 head to Italy to stop a scientist deploying an engineered virus on the world. Hit the jump to see the […]

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Hotel Review: Standard Queen Room at the ibis Sydney Airport Hotel

April 22, 2016

When you’ve got an annoyingly short layover in any city, finding satisfactory accommodation can be a bit tricky, especially if your flight onward is an early departure. Luckily, if you’re ever in this situation in Sydney, the ibis hotel chain has you covered. The ibis Sydney Airport Hotel is perfect for any short term stay […]

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Iceland Airwaves festival adds 40 artists to growing line-up

April 22, 2016

Ahead of the Iceland Airwaves festival taking place in November this year, a huge 40 acts have now been added to the line-up, including Warpaint, Minor Victories, Kate Tempest, Samaris, Torres and Singapore Sling. They join previously announced artists including PJ Harvey, Julia Holter and múm with Kronos Quartet. The 2016 instalment will be the festival’s 16th […]

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Cathay Airways reveals inflight internet plans for their new Airbus A350 fleet

April 22, 2016

As reported by Australian Business Traveller earlier this week, Cathay Pacific‘s next generation Airbus A350-900 fleet will be taking to the skies this June, and with it will come some new in-flight internet options – with the Hong Kong based carrier enabling internet for an entire flight for US$20 or US$10 for an hour. The service […]

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Discount offered to hotel guests travelling to both Calgary and the nearby Rocky Mountains (Canada)

April 22, 2016

Independent Canadian hotel groups, Hotel Arts Group and Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts are jowning forces to offer guests who stay at hotels owned by both companies a 15% discount. Hotel Arts Group own two urban hotels in Calgary – Hotel Arts and Kensington Riverside Inn (pictured and reviewed HERE) – whole the three Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts […]

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A new multi-venue art biennale for Sydney to debut in 2017

April 22, 2016

Three of Sydney’s largest cultural institutions, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia are curating a new city-wide exhibition to showcase and support Australian art. Taking place over a six year period, The National: New Australian Art will present three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021, connecting […]

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Pop up art gallery threeOclock will host A Girl’s Place exhibition, highlighting gender equality

April 22, 2016

Melbourne’s threeOclock gallery will become home to a new exhibition this Mother’s Day, dubbed A Girl’s Place. Developed and curated by artist Kim de Kretser, the pop up gallery features art and galleries that explore social and environmental themes through installation art, film and public speaking sessions. The powerful new exhibition will be based around stories […]

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Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet is heading to Melbourne for an exclusive season

April 22, 2016

Joining The Australian Ballet‘s 2016 program is Stanton Welch‘s Romeo and Juliet, which will be presented by Houston Ballet. Debuting in Australia, and following a huge world premiere in 2015, this remake of the unmistakably beautiful love story will be coming to the Arts Centre Melbourne for an exclusive season performance. The Houston Ballet will be […]

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Writer, Sex-Blogger & Feminist Vanessa de Largie talks about sexuality and her best-selling books

April 22, 2016

Trigger warning: This post includes information about rape and domestic violence and may be distressing for some readers. Vanessa de Largie makes no apologies. The former actress and feminist is now a successful author and sex blogger for The Huffington Post. Her writing is fierce, funny and honest with things like “The Blowjob Artist”, “The […]

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Where to spend Mother’s Day 2016 in Sydney

April 22, 2016

In just over two weeks, on Sunday 8th May, Mother’s Day will be coming around to amplify the love and appreciation we all have for that leading lady, often resulting in extravagant long lunches or dinners at some of the best restaurants in town. As pretty much every restaurant in Sydney is offering up a […]

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RivaReno opens a gelato parlour in Barangaroo (Sydney)

April 22, 2016

RivaReno Gelato, the award-winning Italian gelateria first based in Darlinghurst, has opened a new store in Sydney’s rapidly expanding Barangaroo precinct. With a commitment to serving authentic Italian gelato and imports its single origin Valrhona chocolate, caramelized pecans, mascarpone, pistachios, hazelnuts and almonds from Italy directly, the brand seeks to expand on their popularity down at […]

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