Day: 20 May 2016

Craig David closes out Thursday night at The Great Escape’s Vevo Lounge

May 20, 2016

The Great Escape had hundreds of artists performing throughout many venues in Brighton on Thursday during the afternoon and in the evening, with delegates keen to kick on during the night being spoiled for choice. Vevo’s set up at Wagner Hall hosted acoustic sets through the day – ‘discovery artists’ – while at night, the […]

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The State of Affairs: (20th May 2016)

May 20, 2016

This week in the music industry, Sounds Australia has been nominated for two awards for their continuous achievements in exporting fresh Australian music to international crowds and the annual Electronic Music Conference returns to Sydney for the fifth time. Sounds Australia Recognised for their Music Export Achievements Sounds Australia, an organisation focused on gaining international […]

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Red & White: West Thebarton Brothel Party pair wine with tunes

May 20, 2016

Adelaide’s West Thebarton Brothel Party are more than just a seven piece out of South Australia who are fast making a name for themselves as a frenetic and engaging rock band. They’re also about the finer things in life. Like pairing a good red or white wine with some suitable mood music. In honour of the […]

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Single of the Day: Trè Samuels “Flying Without You” (2016)

May 20, 2016

Trè Samuels is a name you’re going to be hearing more of through 2016 – his rich R&B vocal has been heard on L-FRESH THE LION’s recently released album Become, while his modelling career has most recently taken him to Fashion Weeks in both New York and Europe. While doing all of these things, the young musician has also […]

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Digitalism touring new album Mirage in June

May 20, 2016

German duo Digitalism have this week, announced their return to Australia after what’s been a decent time away from our shores! They’ve got a brand spanking new album in Mirage ready to bring to fans out this way, a huge sound for Digitalism, who have always been known for ambitious production and a sharp knack for crafting some […]

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Cub Sport announce their first Australian headline tour in over three years for August

May 20, 2016

Brisbane’s Cub Sport will be coming to a venue near you this August, the first headline tour for the band in some time! Coming off the back of an extensive overseas run of shows, the indie group who have definitely impressed with their debut record This Is Our Vice, will be back in headlining form for the first […]

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Music Video of the Day: Jenny Broke the Window “Airport Love” (2016)

May 20, 2016

Some excellent pop music, here. Jenny Broke the Window have been continuously developing into a live act to be fiercely aware of and with their latest single, “Airport Love”, the band makes their mark yet again. They recently dropped the official music video for the single and man, is it pretty. Directed by Anna Phillips and helmed […]

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The Amity Affliction touring Australia this August

May 20, 2016

Armed with a brand new album in This Could Be Heartbreak, The Amity Affliction are gearing up to unleash their latest material on fans this August. The tour will be seeing the band take to stages in smaller venues around the country, offering their fans the chance to get up close and personal, right in each other’s faces, how […]

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D.D Dumbo announces Australian tour dates for July & August

May 20, 2016

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from D.D Dumbo but fear not! That talented songwriter and absolutely captivating musician is back in our lives with new track “Satan” plus a short but tantalising run of tour dates this July and August! New track “Satan” is the first piece of new material released by D.D Dumbo […]

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HOYTS cinemas offer free copy of World of Warcraft game for Warcraft moviegoers

May 20, 2016

For all you World of Warcraft nerds, this one’s for you! Blizzard Entertainment and HOYTS announced yesterday that they will be giving away free digital copies of the multi-player game World of Warcraft for people who buy a ticket through HOYTS cinemas for the film Warcraft. This promotion is to celebrate the release of the film […]

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Sydney Film Festival’s Travelling Film Festival returns to Newcastle

May 20, 2016

Sydney Film Festival’s 2016 Travelling Film Festival announced its return to Newcastle this coming July, unveiling a program of international cinema direct from their premieres at Sydney Film Festival. Newcastle cinema-goers will be treated to screenings of the Festival’s opening and closing night films: Goldstone and Love & Friendship. Award-winning filmmaker Ivan Sen’s Goldstone, starring […]

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Melbourne WebFest 2016: Program and Official Selection announced!

May 20, 2016

Melbourne WebFest, this week, announced the program and official selection for its fourth annual run this July. The festival will screen 55 web series from around the globe as part of their official selection, hand-picked from a festival record of 230 submissions. The festival has 23 awards on offer for the 55 nominees, raised from […]

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Deadpool’s Stefan Kapicic takes ten with The Iris

May 20, 2016

Siberian Colossus Stafan Kapicic has been building a career as an anonymous bad guy in American cinema. It wasn’t his language stopping him; the six-foot-four actor can speak fluently in as many as eight dialects. He has played roles as eclectic as comedy-stoner to romantic-heartbreak in international cinema. However, until his role in Deadpool, he […]

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Video Games Review: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Multiplayer (PS4, 2016)

May 20, 2016

In order to bring you a timely review for arguably the biggest game of the year, we didn’t get a chance to properly play Uncharted 4’s multiplayer. Never fear, because I have spent a couple of days with it and I can safely say that it’s a blast.

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Aussies Abroad: Hockey Dad announce huge North American headline tour

May 20, 2016

South Coast surf rockers Hockey Dad have released the video for their new single ‘So Tired’, along with some exciting international tour news. 2016 has already been a big year for the duo, from playing SXSW, signing to Brooklyn based record label Kanine Records and announcing their debut album Boronia, it is about to get even […]

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Aussies Abroad: D.D Dumbo announces 2016 UK/European tour dates

May 20, 2016

After keeping fairly quiet since the release of his self-titled EP two years ago, D.D Dumbo is back with a killer new single, ‘Satan’. Released alongside a video directed by Jim Elson, the Victorian musician has made a fresh, smooth, infectious return. Proving his credibility as an artist, Annie Mac gave ‘Satan’ a spin last […]

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Bull rider Wesley Silcox reflects on the Calgary Stampede

May 20, 2016

Considering how dangerous bull riding can be, you’ve got to be pretty much made of steel to survive this as a job. the AU’s Larry Heath had the opportunity to talk with cowboy Wesley Silcox at last year’s iconic Calgary Stampede. He’s one of the most successful bull riders in the world, and here he shares details on […]

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The Fawlty Towers – Live On Stage Australian production cast has been revealed

May 20, 2016

Ahead of the its premiere in Sydney on August 19, the first images of the Fawlty Towers – Live On Stage production have been released. A cast that has been hand-picked by Fawlty Towers’ creator John Cleese sees Blazey Best playing the role of Sybil, Syd Brisbane playing Manuel, Aimee Horne playing Holly, and finally, […]

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60 Aboriginal and Torres Strait delegates prepare for the 12th annual Festival of Pacific Arts

May 20, 2016

Guam’s Pacific Festival of Arts is back for its 12th year, bringing with it a huge delegate line-up of 60 artists who will be representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture. To celebrate the annual event, a pre-departure celebration was held on the 19th of May at Sydney’s International Airport, which marked the first time all […]

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Salt Meats Cheese are now offering pasta cooked in giant flaming cheese wheels at Broadway (Sydney)

May 20, 2016

Now that the crew at Salt Meats Cheese have settled into the groove made by their new store opposite Broadway Shopping Centre, it’s time for them to kick up their menu offerings with a big, flaming wheel of cheese. Salt Meats Cheese Broadway have introduced The Flaming Cheese Wheel to its menu – already full […]

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