Day: 24 June 2016

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Liz Stringer “Half Filled Cup” (2016)

June 24, 2016

As we continue our countdown towards the release of Liz Stringer‘s new album, All The Bridges, we bring you another special clip of the songstress performing one of her new tunes live. Filmed and recorded at Type Foundry live, Stringer here performs “Half Filled Cup”. Directed and edited by Michael McInerney, the clip captures the song’s vibe gorgeously as […]

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Album News Weekly: 24th June 2016

June 24, 2016

In this issue:  A range of genres and newcomers this week! Update the library and discover some new tunes. CONNOR YOUNGBLOOD Dallas born artist Connor Youngblood has released his EP The Generation Of Lift, available today! BROODS  New Zealand electronica duo, Broods have released their second record Conscious, available for grabs today! LISA PRANK Lisa Prank has released her […]

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Bernard Fanning lining up for two-part album release with Civil Dusk and Brutal Dawn

June 24, 2016

Bernard Fanning has revealed his latest project this week, announcing that he will be releasing a special two-part series of albums both this year and in the early stages of 2017. For fans who’ve been waiting on the former Powderfinger-frontman to drop a follow up to 2013’s Departures, talk about a double whammy! The first edition, Civil Dusk, […]

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Swedish band Dungen turned down Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker when asked to mix his record in 2007

June 24, 2016

Earlier this month, we sat down with Swedish group Dungen backstage at Primavera Festival in Barcelona. During the interview, we spoke at length about their connections to Australia and Perth band Tame Impala – who the group recently shared the stage with in Brooklyn and here in Spain. Comparisons between the two bands have often […]

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Single of the Day: Sarah Connor ft. Bigredcap & Losty “APEX” (2016)

June 24, 2016

As Alicia Keys once proclaimed, ‘This girl is on fire‘. Today, Sydney’s Sarah Connor has come through with a track that definitely fits the description. Teaming up with Bigredcap and Losty on the track, Connor spits rhymes that beckons haters to step up because well, she’s not fazed by their vitriol. Having burst out on to the radars of many when she took […]

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More than 180 artists to roll through Nashville’s AmericanaFest including Kasey Chambers, Ruby Boots, C.W Stoneking & more

June 24, 2016

The line up for the 17th annual AmericanaFest has continued to roll out some brilliant names for its 2016 event, with the likes of Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Amanda Shires and Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers being announced in their latest artist reveal. The festival is already boasting artists including Wynonna & The Big Noise, Jay Nash and The Black Lillies, […]

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James Alex of Beach Slang (US) chats on a ‘weird trip’ of 2016 and their upcoming Australian tour dates

June 24, 2016

Beach Slang are one of those bands who’ve wasted no time in established a quick and furious amount of momentum for themselves ahead of their debut Australian visit. They’ll be out here for Splendour in the Grass in July, introducing their debut album, The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us, to music lovers but […]

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Live Review: Sia – Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado (22.06.16)

June 24, 2016

On Wednesday night in Morrison, Colorado, Sia opened the US Festival SeriesFest with a special performance at the historic Red Rock Amphitheatre, headlining the opening night of the festival in its second year. SeriesFest aims to be the “Sundance of Television”, offering a platform for independent television writers, producers and creators to have a platform to […]

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The State of Affairs (24 June 2016): performance reports due for local musicians, financial and legal advice for musicians & more!

June 24, 2016

This week in the music industry: artists are reminded to submit their annual Performance Reports to APRA AMCOS to receive their live performance royalties, and the second installment of the APRA AMCOS and WAM 2016 MISS conference offers essential financial and legal advice for those working in the music industry. APRA AMCOS Performance Reports The annual submission […]

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Music Video of the Day: MANE “Bitter” (2016)

June 24, 2016

Adelaide songstress MANE may be a relative newcomer to the scene but she’s wasting no time in making an impression fast. Her new single “Bitter” is the first taste we’ve gotten from her debut EP House of Horror – a catchy, rhythmic pop and blues fusion bound to catch attention. For MANE (aka Paige Renee Court), “Bitter” stems from a […]

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Making a Murderer creators and George Clooney come together for new series

June 24, 2016

George Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures is collaborating with the creators of Making a Murderer for a new series entitled Americas Most Admired Lawbreaker. The series will be based on a regular column in The Huffington Post by journalist Steven Brill about a reputable pharmaceutical company that created a powerful drug and marketed it aggressively to children and the elderly while […]

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Orphan Black gets renewed for one last season

June 24, 2016

BBC America has announced that their drama Orphan Black will return for its fifth and final season. The last season will feature 10 episodes which are expected to air in 2017. “Orphan Black is a thrilling, genre-bending ride that has captured our fans’ imaginations and hearts like no other show,” said Sarah Barnett, President of […]

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Tyler Hoechlin joins Supergirl as The Man of Steel

June 24, 2016

Supergirl is about to get a whole lot more interesting with the casting of Teen Wolf’s Tyler Hoechlin as none other than Superman. The super hero series, which has recently moved from CBS to join Arrow and The Flash on The CW, will once again be produced by Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg. “Greg and I […]

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Exclusive: British actress Ingrid Oliver talks on comedic and dramatic roles and playing Osgood on Doctor Who

June 24, 2016

Fans of Doctor Who will recognise Ingrid Oliver as Petronella Osgood, though if you’re a fan of British comedy you may have caught Oliver in a number of other productions over the last decade. Oliver however looks strikingly different from Osgood minus her thick rimmed glasses and lab coat when we catch up with her […]

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How I Met Your Mother’s Josh Radnor to direct new sci-fi drama The Leaves

June 24, 2016

We all loved Josh Radnor in his days on How I Met Your Mother. Now, it seems like he’s taken a break from acting and dabbling once again into the directing side of things. It’s been announced that Radnor will be the director of a new sci-fi drama series titled The Leaves for Lion Gates […]

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Sia kicks off US Festival SeriesFest at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado

June 24, 2016

On Wednesday night in Morrison, Colorado, Sia opened the US Festival SeriesFest with a special performance at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheater, headlining the opening night of the festival in its second year. SeriesFest aims to be the “Sundance of Television”, offering a platform for independent television writers, producers and creators to have a platform to […]

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Kasey Chambers, Ruby Boots, C.W Stoneking & more to play Nashville’s 17th Annual AmericanaFest

June 24, 2016

The line up for the 17th annual AmericanaFest has continued to roll out some brilliant names for its 2016 event, with the likes of Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Amanda Shires and Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers being announced in their latest artist reveal. The festival is already boasting artists including Wynonna & The Big Noise, Jay Nash and The Black Lillies, while Kasey […]

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Dance Review: Nederlands Dans Theater – Arts Centre, Melbourne (22.06.16)

June 24, 2016

It’s not often you attend a show and leave feeling completely enamoured. Dance is such an expressive form of the human body and to see the physical and emotional commitment from every single dancer on the stage was spellbinding. We had a chat with Artistic Director Paul Lightfoot in the lead up to the Nederlands […]

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