Day: 1 June 2016

Falls Festival founder Simon Daly to bring new three-day music and arts festival to Weribee Mansion

June 1, 2016

Founder of Falls Festival has went and brought another three-day* festival into the Australian market, securing Melbourne’s Victorian era Weribee Mansion for The Lost Lands. Over the Melbourne Cup weekend (Oct 29 to 30*), this new all-ages festival will be driven by a local and international line-up of some very reliable bands and musicians, spread […]

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7 Artists You Can’t Miss at the Primavera Festival in Barcelona, Spain this week

June 1, 2016

Today, the annual festival Primavera Sound kicks off in Barcelona, Spain – a five day event that has expanded in recent years with the addition of a conference arm – Primavera Pro – which has welcomed a group of emerging artists to the festival, alongside the big name headliners we can expect to see at […]

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Single of the Day: PINES “Calling You” (2016)

June 1, 2016

As we officially begin our descent into the wintry depths of 2016, we’re in need of music that’s going to hit the right mark and fill us with warmth and richness. Thankfully, Adelaide electronic duo¬†PINES¬†have us covered today, as they celebrate the release of new single “Calling You”. The duo continue to make steps out […]

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Tim Wheatley (Melbourne) on returning home from the US with new single “78 Benz” & the challenges of living abroad as an artist

June 1, 2016

Ahead of his much anticipated “78 Benz” single launch tour in Sydney tomorrow night, we snag some of¬†Tim Wheatley‘s time to find out how the Melbourne native is enjoying being back in Australia. The troubadour has been on the grind making music and delving in and out of other artistic projects in LA for the […]

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Blossoms (UK) chat global touring & more ahead of Splendour in the Grass

June 1, 2016

Next month, UK act Blossoms will be making their debut Australian appearances at Splendour in the Grass and then in Melbourne and Sydney alongside Jake Bugg. Their brand of pop-rock has seen them already smash out festival sets at the likes of Reading and Leeds and T in the Park, not to mention at a […]

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Vera Blue announces extensive Australian tour dates for August – October

June 1, 2016

There’s something about¬†Vera Blue¬†that instantly¬†charms. When “Hold” was first released, we were struck by the intrigue she brought to the track – what was presented was a great show of potential from a young artist who definitely has a tonne more to offer. And recently, her short tour with single “Fingertips” proved that she’s most […]

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Wax Witches set for July tour dates to support new album Memory Painting

June 1, 2016

Alex Wall¬†is coming home for a short three date Australian tour down the east coast this July! As¬†Wax Witches, Wall brings his new album¬†Memory Painting, to crowds in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane along with a live show that has been acclaimed the world over in recent times as a result of successful tours and festival […]

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George Maple returning home for headline tour this July

June 1, 2016

George Maple¬†makes her highly anticipated return home to Australia next month for a headline tour not to be missed. Since the release of 2014’s¬†Vacant Space¬†EP, Maple has become a respected name and a popular artist in international markets, while her live shows have become wildly received and acclaimed. Her latest single with¬†GoldLink¬†in “Sticks and Horses” […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Delta Riggs “Surgery of Love” (2016)

June 1, 2016

The Delta Riggs¬†have dropped their first piece of new material since the¬†Dipz From The Zong¬†EP in the catchy-as-fuck “Surgery of Love”, timely released just ahead of their upcoming Australian tour dates! The tune is classic Riggs; infectious bass lines coupled with funky rock grooves, while vocalist¬†Elliott Hammond swaggers his way throughout with blissed out Jagger-like […]

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UNIFY: A Heavy Music Gathering announces 2017 festival details

June 1, 2016

Following on from the unparalleled success of¬†UNIFY¬†this year, the crew behind UNIFIED, The Hills are Alive and Red Hill Entertainment have dropped details of next year’s heavy music extravaganza. Returning in January next year, UNIFY will be running over two days and nights, January 13th – January 15th. The camping festival is one of its […]

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Bleached announce debut Australian shows for September & October

June 1, 2016

Easily one of the most buzzed about artists at SXSW this year, US West Coast trio¬†Bleached¬†have announced their debut Australian shows for September and October, set to show more people out this side of the globe what everyone’s talking about. Their 2016¬†album,¬†Welcome the Worms, brought the ladies to wider attention and wider acclaim, with an […]

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New music festival, Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, taking over Adelaide July through into August

June 1, 2016

Adelaide’s winter hibernation season is about to get woken the eff up, with the announcement of the¬†Umbrella: Winter Sounds festival, set to take over 60 different venues from July 15th through until August 7th. The new model will see more than 200 live music performances take place, thanks to funding from Arts SA and the […]

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Ziggy Marley on his new album, his father’s legacy, and writing a cookbook

June 1, 2016

He’s perhaps most well-known as the son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, but seven-time Grammy Award-winner Ziggy Marley is a major musical force in his own right, as well as being one of the nicest guys in the business. Marley has just released his sixth solo studio album, Ziggy Marley, and explains how the […]

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Film Review: Now You See Me 2 (USA, 2016)

June 1, 2016

The first Now You See Me had a thrifty¬†premise and a slick¬†cast but was let down by a last-minute plot twist that was, quite literally, almost-unbelievable. The second film, ¬†while disappointingly not called either Now You See Me Too or Now You Don’t,¬†settles a more evenly-spread acceptance of the impossible. However, if the series’ previous […]

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Jesse Eisenberg will return as Lex Luther

June 1, 2016

Taking the stage at the MCM London Comic Con, Jesse Eisenberg confirmed that he would again assume the role of glabrous villain Lex Luthor in the upcoming Justice League film. With the production now underway, Eisenberg has stated that he’s just waiting on the call. “They just started filming Justice League, so I’m kind of […]

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Video Games Review: Overwatch (PC, 2016)

June 1, 2016

You might be thinking to yourself, boy it’s been like a week since¬†Overwatch came out, David. What’s the hold up on that review? I’ll tell you:¬†I haven’t been able to stop playing it long enough to form a coherent thought.¬†I am actually using every ounce of will I possess to write this review instead of […]

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Film Review: Money Monster (USA, 2016)

June 1, 2016

Jodie Foster hops onto the Director’s seat for Money Monster, a sort-of thriller that rightfully leans on the collective charismatic energy of leads George Clooney and Julia Roberts, as well as impressive young gun (pun intended) Jack O’Connell, to bring to life a story of economic frustration, uncertainty, and greed with a timely punch. Distrust […]

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Final Maze Runner film delayed until 2018

June 1, 2016

A month after 20th Century Fox’s announcement that¬†Maze Runer: The Death Cure¬†was indefinitely delayed, the film has now received a release date. On January 12th 2018, almost a full year after its original release date, the third and final film in the series will hit cinemas. It has been reported that the delay is to […]

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Jeff Bridges confirms he is in Kingsmen: The Golden Circle

June 1, 2016

Jeff Bridges has confirmed on Twitter that he will be starring in the Kingsmen: The Golden Circle, the follow-up to last years smash Kingsmen: The Secret Service. There is no word on who Bridges will play but he will be reuniting with his Big Lebowski co-star Julianne Moore as she stars as the films villain. […]

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Dance Academy: The Movie commences in Sydney and New York

June 1, 2016

Dance Academy: The Movie has commenced shooting today in Sydney and New York. After the series embarked a twice International Emmy that launched careers and fanzines around the globe, Dance Academy: The Movie will take place 18 months after Season Three. From Season One, Tara Webster (played by Xenia Goodwin) returns. Alongside her is Dena […]

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Video Games Review: Shadow of the Beast (PS4, 2016)

June 1, 2016

In 1989, Shadow of the Beast debuted on the Amiga¬†and due to its roaring success, was ported to nearly every other available system at the time. It spawned two sequels, the second of which was equally revered and its legacy has been a fixture in gaming ever since. Now that that’s out of the way, […]

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Australian airlines have been named amongst the most efficient and resilient in the world

June 1, 2016

Some of Australia’s major airlines have been named amongst the most efficient in the world according to a recent study conducting at the University of Sydney Business School’s internationally recognised and respected Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS), which also measures rail and bus services. A total of 150 airlines were ranked using a […]

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In Conversation with W Hotels: How the W Sound Suite strengthens the hotel group’s connection to the music world

June 1, 2016

For years W Hotel & Resorts have enjoyed a healthy connection to culture around the world. In a market where groups of hotels, resorts, and properties yearn for a significant point of difference, W has maintained credible and exciting ties with their guests’ interests, blending with the worlds of music, fashion, design, and most recently […]

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8 events not to miss at Vivid Ideas

June 1, 2016

Sure Vivid Sydney has been seen as a great celebration of music and light, but many fascinating talks are to take place over the next few weeks of the festival as well. Many topics in this year’s festival¬†have a focus on tackling difficult ideas with¬†creative solutions. With this in mind, we have decided here to […]

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Neil Perry’s fine dining institution Rockpool will close and reopen as Eleven Bridge (Sydney)

June 1, 2016

For almost three-decades Neil Perry has invented and reinvented Sydney’s dining scene with the illustrious Rockpool (currently officially known as Rockpool Est. 1989), but in a surprise announcement the Chef is closing his Bridge Street flagship for good. The news comes as quite a shock to Sydney’s dining scene, which is already planning to wave […]

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Nutella Kebabs are now a thing at Tella Balls Dessert Bar (Sydney)

June 1, 2016

Tella Balls Dessert Bar in Dulwich Hill has been steady pumping out those indulgent desserts for a few months now, and since opening they have sourced inspiration from dessert trends around the world to keep that menu flowing. Their latest addition to the assortment of things that you’re dietitian wouldn’t approve of are nutella-centered kebabs, […]

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