Day: 27 April 2016

Music Video of the Day: Alex Cameron “She’s Mine” (2016)

April 27, 2016

Alex Cameron has long been considered one of the country’s most intriguing songwriters and musicians and now, it would seem that we’re about to see a whole lot more of what the artist is planning on doing throughout 2016. The Seekae musician has released his new solo single in “She’s Mine” – as well as an […]

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Festival Review: Groovin’ the Moo – University of Canberra (24.04.16)

April 27, 2016

The last time I had the pleasure of having a bit of a groove in the moo was in Maitland, 2012, when the likes of Public Enemy, City and Colour, Kimbra, The Maccabees, Kaiser Chiefs and Andrew WK headlined, amongst a plethora of other guns. Even looking back on the line up now, I wish I could go back […]

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Electro-chill duo Snakehips announce exclusive show in WA

April 27, 2016

UK electronic-chill duo Snakehips are heading to Western Australia this July for a one-off performance at Villa nightclub. The pair will be in the country for Splendour in the Grass after a killer performance at the Coachella festival n LA. Presented by Wonderland, the worldwide acclaimed Snakehips are best known for the huge hit ‘All […]

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The Internet adds second Melbourne and Sydney show to July tour

April 27, 2016

After playing some of the world’s premier music festivals the LA-based collective The Internet will be returning to Australia this July. After their first show in Melbourne sold out almost immediately, The Internet have now added a second and final show in Melbourne and Sydney. Fronted by the seductive Syd tha Kyd, the 6-piece collective […]

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Parkway Drive add extra date to ‘All Aussie Adventure Tour’ this June & July

April 27, 2016

Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive have now added an additional show to their upcoming All Aussie Adventure tour which kicks off on Wednesday, June 15th.  The extra show is planned for Chelsea Heights on July 4th at Chelsea Heights Hotel, the second show at the venue on the tour. The upcoming tour will be the first time in over […]

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Shihad celebrating 20 years of The Fish Album with east coast Australian tour this June & July

April 27, 2016

Celebrating the release of their breakthrough album, Shihad are touring the affectionately regarded The Fish Album around the Australian east coast this year! The album, the NZ band’s debut self-titled effort, turns 20 this year and is going to be seeing a special reissue on both vinyl and in digital formats. The tour will be the first for […]

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The Used celebrating their self-titled debut & In Love and Death in Australia this November & December

April 27, 2016

Ooh, now here’s one for the fans. The Used will be bringing a very special tour to Australia at the end of the year, encouraging fans to not only bath in some hectic nostalgia, but also to experience that unique joy of appreciating an album as a whole performed live. This November and December, the US band will be […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Eden Mulholland “Singularity” (2016)

April 27, 2016

NZ artist Eden Mulholland has been having quite the album campaign, bringing the lush sounds of Hunted Haunted to more and more ears off the back of successful headline dates and support gigs with Boy and Bear. Today, the Sunshine Coast-based pop musician debuts his new music video for “Singularity” with us – a little insight into what […]

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Single of the Day: PUP “Doubts” (2016)

April 27, 2016

Toronto punk act PUP have recently had their latest tune premiered by Zane Lowe on Beats 1, “Doubts”. It’s a gritty and aggressive release from the band and one we’re digging on heaps this week. Taken from the forthcoming new PUP album, The Dream is Over (due out on May 27th), “Doubts” is as defiant as it is hard-hitting. Visceral […]

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BREAKING: Nintendo confirms new NX console will ship in March 2017, Zelda Wii U delayed

April 27, 2016

Nintendo of Japan have officially confirmed that their next console, codenamed “NX” is slated to ship in March 2017. The news was quickly followed by the announcement that the forthcoming Legend of Zelda game for Wii U has also been delayed into 2017.

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Bethesda’s running a DOOM Twitch stream tomorrow all about the single-player

April 27, 2016

Following some pretty intense fan backlash after last fortnight’s DOOM multiplayer open beta, Bethesda are switching gears. The Fallout publisher will be running a Twitch stream tomorrow morning to spotlight the game’s “intense” single-player campaign. The stream kicks off at 4am AEST because of course it does, and will be hosted by DOOM‘s executive producer Marty Stratton and […]

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John Barrowman added to Oz Comic Con’s guest line up in Melbourne

April 27, 2016

Torchwood, Doctor Who and Arrow fans, gird your loins. John Barrowman has been the latest addition to Oz Comic Con’s 2016 event for Melbourne! The actor joins fellow recent addition Robert Patrick on the still-building line up of international stars set to travel out to Australia for the pop culture expo this June. Of course, Barrowman is a beloved figure […]

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TCM reveal new streaming service, FilmStruck

April 27, 2016

Turner Classic Movies has put together The Velvet Underground of classic movies with their new streaming service, FilmStruck. A supergroup composed of The Criterion Collection, Warner Bros, Fickle Alley and a range of independent classic film catalogues forming the crux of their new streaming service, FilmStruck. The service will be free from advertisements and while pricing […]

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The Mighty Boosh team Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding are too ludicrous for HBO

April 27, 2016

When the minds behind the always-unpredictable BBC comedy, The Mighty Boosh, had been saying that they were planning on working together in the near future, fans of the long defunct, much missed TV series must have been feeling at least a little nostalgic. Had the pair had it their way though, we would have seen […]

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Stan will open a Wolf Creek inspired pop up bar in Melbourne and Sydney next month

April 27, 2016

In the lead-up to Stan’s exclusive mini-series of Aussie horror Wolf Creek, the streaming service will be opening up two undoubtedly creepy immersive pop-up bars next month, the first in Melbourne across four days, and the second in Sydney across four days. The fully-immersive Wolf Creek Roadhouse Bar will be transposing the rugged outback setting […]

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Chris Hemsworth is your newest Ghostbuster

April 27, 2016

As Ghostbusters gets closer to international screens, original receptionist Janine (played by Annie Potts) finds second life in Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth as the bumbling “puppy dog” Kevin. Where the original Janine was the often wry, witty phone attendant (“I’ve quit better jobs than this”), Kevin is set to be a more geeky, innocent character, […]

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Pawno opens to a successful long weekend

April 27, 2016

Paul Ireland and Damian Hill prevailed over the long weekend, as their latest opus Pawno opened to positive reviews and a generous box office. The film, a gritty story revolving around a pawnshop in Footscray, opened over the ANZAC day long weekend to an average of $3,120 per showing on a selected nineteen screens. Local […]

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DVD Review: Youth (MA15+) (Italy, 2015)

April 27, 2016

A film that manages to be both reserved yet personal, Youth is a realistically surreal film experience existing on its own plane thanks to the brave direction from Paolo Sorrentino.  Gorgeous imagery and a restful pulse compliment the stunning, oft self-indulgent performances from an excellent cast of performers all masters at their craft. Set in […]

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Five Disney Classics We Want To See Get The Jungle Book Treatment

April 27, 2016

After The Jungle Book smashing the box office last week and while we wait for the current lineup of upcoming remakes including Beauty & the Beast, there’s definitely some potential in what Disney animated classic’s could benefit from a reboot. Here’s a list of Disney classics that we want to see, promising ones that would […]

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The Art of Mastering Thai Cuisine at the Peninsula Bangkok

April 27, 2016

Situated on the banks of the city’s famous Chao Phraya River, The Peninsula Bangkok is the perfect spot to stay if you’re looking to explore the local markets (both on land and on water – Bangkok’s Taling Chan Floating Market is a must see), take a journey upstream to the awe-inspiring temples or downstream to […]

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Must Eat Destinations: Blacktail Restaurant + Lounge (Vancouver, Canada)

April 27, 2016

While it’s a relatively new addition to Vancouver’s dining scene, Blacktail Restaurant + Lounge has cemented itself as one of the city’s must-visit venues. The menu showcases ingredients that are sourced predominantly from the Cascadia region, which spans the U.S. states of Washington and Oregon, as well as Canada’s British Columbia. The drinks list similarly […]

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Flight Review: Southwest Airlines – Los Angeles to San Antonio (WN3124)

April 27, 2016

We continue our Flight Review series, this time back in the USA on our way to Texas for SXSW. Instead of flying directly to Austin, I flew in via San Antonio – about 90 minutes drive from Austin – flying Southwest to get there via an affordable direct flight, here’s my review of their service: […]

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Spending 24 Hours in the Montreal Summer

April 27, 2016

It’s July. The sun is beaming down on the streets of Montreal and the city is making good on its promise of beauty. A green hill sits in the distance of a city that parades itself as three complementary identities. As a city of business, like any other, skyscrapers loom and threaten to shade you […]

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Hotel Review: Superior Room at Mercure Potts Point (Sydney)

April 27, 2016

The entrance to the Mecure Potts Point is tucked away on Victoria St in the heart of Sydney’s King’s Cross. As the quiet, unassuming ground floor lobby gives way to the reception on the second floor, the Mecure’s appeal is clear and present – it’s an oasis of class in an area renowned for debauchery. […]

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Theatre Review: The Mars Project – The Blue Room Theatre, Perth (Performances through May 7th)

April 27, 2016

The Mars Project is the new work from writer Will O’Mahony and The Skeletal System, the team behind the acclaimed Great White. The Mars Project tells the story of Wren and Sam, Sister and Brother, detailing their diverging lives, as one tries to reach Mars and one struggles to speak – Sam has autism. The […]

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Bulla releases Fairy Bread, Cookies & Cream, and Cookie Crumble flavoured ice cream

April 27, 2016

Bulla Dairy Foods have gone and revisited a childhood classic for their new range of ice cream, resurrecting the genius creation known as Fairy Bread for the lead-flavour in the new collection, Fairy Bread Ice Cream. The Aussie brand have swapped out triangles of sliced bread for vanilla-flavoured ice cream dipped in creamy white chocolate […]

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Ex-Noma chefs to battle it out at Salaryman’s Ramen Wars (Sydney)

April 27, 2016

In what is looking to be a memorable, delicious showdown, two of Sydney’s best new restaurants – Silvereye and Master – will be heading along to increasingly popular Surry Hills ramen bar Salaryman to battle it out over the perfect bowl of ramen. In an inaugural event taking place on Sunday 15th May, the Silvereye […]

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Sydney just received three new burger joints in the span of one week

April 27, 2016

Look, Sydney’s burger craze really isn’t going anywhere anytime soon so naysayers may as well embrace it. As burger chefs across the city continue to perfect their art, us here in the harbour city have become truly spoilt for choice. Media are constantly having to revise their “best burgers in Sydney” articles, frenzied burger fiends […]

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Fort Denison will offer an exclusive island dining experience during Vivid Sydney

April 27, 2016

Fort Denison opens up to the public again during Vivid Sydney, as diners are given the opportunity to view the Sydney Harbour lights from the city’s only harbour island restaurant. Dinner De-LIGHTS, at Fort Denison Restaurant will be back again on Friday and Saturday evenings during the Vivid Sydney festival, as well as the Sunday of the long weekend. […]

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New smartphone app Skip makes the case for cashless transactions at over 600 Australian cafes

April 27, 2016

To put it simply: Australians are obsessed with their morning cup of coffee – and why wouldn’t they be with some of the best coffee in the world available down those many hidden alleyways in every city across the country. People are constantly looking for ways to navigate this rich coffee culture more efficiently and […]

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