Day: 7 July 2016

Northeast Party House become a triple threat with new single, album and tour announced

A triple treat from Northeast Party House this week as they announced a new single, album and tour for Australian fans. With the album, entitled Dare, due out on September 9th, our first taste of the new music comes in the form of single “For You”. Fresh from major UK festivals The Great Escape and…

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Alex The Kid to hit the road armed with a new album and new awards!

Here comes Alex The Kid. The lads from Geraldton are piling into the bus and taking off around the country in September on the back of their forthcoming album Speak Up.  After five years of honing their craft as punks, and fresh from a victory in the Triple J One Night Stand Unearthed competition, the album…

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Radiohead’s first-ever concert in Iceland brings incredible setlist at the breathtaking Secret Solstice Festival

The annual festival Secret Solstice takes place during the summer solstice in Iceland, celebrating 24 hours of light. Anyone who lives up north definitely appreciates this light after such a long period of darkness. So, naturally, they need a party to celebrate. The festival is just outside the city centre with views of Iceland’s natural wonder….

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Gonzo Jones (Melbourne) talks solitary creation, ruthless self-reflection and riddles

Our very own Melbourne man of mystery, Gonzo Jones is here to spike your intrigue. His extraordinary debut EP, Misty Dreams, seemingly pushes you one step closer to exposing the truth. And whilst his stark deliberations appear as transparent as ever, the man himself remains an enigma. And that’s just the way he likes it….

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Music Video of the Day: Courtney Barnett “Elevator Operator” (2016)

It’s a game of “spot the cameo” in the latest video from Melbourne based Courtney Barnett, who overnight dropped her finest music video to date, for her track “Elevator Operator”. The genius clip, directed by Sunny Leunig (whose famous father is one of the clip’s many cameos), features an onslaught of famous faces – starting…

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Single of the Day: Negative Gemini “Don’t Worry Bout The Fuck I’m Doing” (2016)

Say hello to your new crush, Negative Gemini. Her music is pulsating, her vocals hypnotic and frosty. On new tune, “Don’t Worry Bout The Fuck I’m Doing”, she focuses her attention on the low types who get amusement and a kick out of catcalling and harassing women in public. It’s a charged up number that draws the…

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The Lulu Raes touring new EP, All Our Parents Are Divorced this September & October

Ready to brandish their new music on what’s becoming a solid new record in All Our Parents Are Divorced, The Lulu Raes are set to tour some brand new songs this September and October. Already a popular act on the local Sydney circuit, the band has been receiving national exposure off the back of recent shows with The…

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The Pretty Littles touring new album, Soft Rock for the Anxious through October & November

Melbourne favourites The Pretty Littles are getting back out on the road later on in the year with their forthcoming third album, Soft Rock for the Anxious, touring right down the east coast this October and November! From what we’ve heard of the album already, particularly in newest tune “Sleeping in the Water”, it’s looking like The Pretty Littles…

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Refused touring Australia in January with Sick Of It All and High Tension

Swedish legends Refused have announced their return to Australia, hitting stages around the country with Sick Of It All and High Tension next January. Fans of the hardcore punk group went into hype overdrive when they got back together after 14 years away and with their 2015 album Freedom, it was obvious that Refused were indeed back and it wasn’t just…

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ICYMI: A look back at our favourite music videos of April 2016

April brought us some sexy, hilarious and goddamn captivating music videos – from the likes of George Maple to NGAIIRE, through to City Calm Down and West Thebarton Brothel Party, there definitely was a diverse bunch of clips we were vibing on. Hit ‘play’ and revisit! Playlist 1. George Maple ft. GoldLink “Sticks and Horses” 2. NGAIIRE “Diggin” 3. Alex…

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Evolve goes free-to-play on PC

Late yesterday afternoon, the PC version of Turtle Rock Studios’ 4v1 team shooter Evolve disappeared from sale on Steam, prompting a flurry of speculation and concern. The game re-emerged overnight under a new title, Evolve: Stage 2, and with a new free-to-play model.

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Chris Pine dedicates Star Trek: Beyond to Leonard Nimoy and Anton Yelchin at the Australian Premiere

Tonight, the world’s first public screening of the highly anticipated film Star Trek Beyond was held at the Australian premiere in Sydney. The event launches two weeks of promotions around the world for the cast, leading to its July 21st release date here in Australia and 22nd in the USA. The film is the third in the…

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The Russo Brothers to make TV adaptation of cult classic gang film The Warriors

The Russo Brothers – Joe and Anthony Russo will be taking a break from the hype of Marvel reality and will be undertaking a new project in their hands. The brothers plan to create a TV adaptation of Walter Hill’s 1979 cult classic gang  film The Warriors (also based on Sol Yurick’s classic novel). The TV…

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Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe turns Neo-Nazi in latest film trailer of Imperium

Gone are the days of Harry Potter, yet Daniel Radcliffe has been setting himself pretty well in the world of cinema as of late. Reported by Dark Horizons, Radcliffe plays an interesting character for upcoming film title Imperium. His character role will be of Nate Foster, an FBI agent tasked with infiltrating the neo-Nazi movement….

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The BFG wraps up close to $5 million in its first week of release

The BFG – based on Roald Dahl’s 1982 novel – has opened in Australian cinemas thanks to Steven Spielberg & Co and box office figures suggest that, in spite of it not coming in at number one over the weekend, audiences are lapping at it up. The film has earned over $4.5 million since its release…

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Jackie Chan joins the voice cast for The Nut Job 2

Reported by Variety, it’s been announced that Jackie Chan will be joining the voice cast for upcoming animated sequel film The Nut Job 2.  The film will be directed by Carl Brunker with the script written by Scott Bindley, Bob Barlen and Brunker himself. The Nut Job 2′s anticipated U.S release will be on May 19,…

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Australian Box Office Report: Finding Dory keeps on swimming above water

Finding Dory just keeps swimming. Excuse me and my ridiculous cliche but the sequel to 2003’s animated smash is still making big money, earning AU$5.5 million over the last week. Pixar’s maritime flick has surpassed Finding Nemo’s domestic figure of US$339 million, currently sitting on a cool US$389 million. Time is the only obstacle keeping…

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Xbox’s Major Nelson is this year’s keynote speaker at PAX AUS

Larry Hyrb, best known to Xbox fans around the world by his online handle Major Nelson, has just been announced as the Storytime keynote address speaker at this year’s PAX Australia convention in Melbourne.

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Video Games Review: 7 Days to Die (PS4, 2016)

7 Days to Die is a survival horror game that attempts to combine the deep crafting of Minecraft with the open-world zombie survival of DayZ. It’s been in early access on PC for a while now and has built a dedicated community there, which makes it a real shame that the game’s PS4 and Xbox One release is…

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Photo Diary: The Land of Fire and Ice – Experiencing the natural wonder of Iceland

Sofie Kim recently travelled to Iceland for the Secret Solstice Festival, during which time she captured the natural wonder of the country, a land she describes as “the land of fire, ice and all things nice…”, in this exclusive photo diary. Witness the wonders for yourself: GEYSIR. Waiting for the Geysir to erupt. The Geysir…

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Flight Review: Premium Economy to London with Air New Zealand – Leg Three – Los Angeles to London (NZ2)

Over the last week, we’ve taken you on board Jennifer Quinlin’s journey from Melbourne to London with Air New Zealand atypical route for Australian travellers, via Auckland and Los Angeles. So far she’s taken us through legs one and two of the journey, as well as her experience in transit in Los Angeles. Now today…

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Melbourne’s Gertrude Street lights up again this winter

From Friday 15th July, Melbourne’s Gertrude Street, will be bathed in light for ten days, courtesy of the collective of artists behind the Gertrude Street Projection Festival. Now in its 9th year, the festival transforms one of Melbourne’s best-loved streets into a large-scale outdoor art gallery. Thirty-eight sites along or around Gertrude Street will be…

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The School of Life makes a permanent home in Sydney

Following a successful pop-up season earlier in the year, the Sydney branch of The School of Life will open permanently from the end of the month. Philosopher Alain De Botton first founded the School of Life in 2008 in London, but since then it’s branched out overseas, with Melbourne becoming the first permanent branch outside…

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Philosopher AC Grayling to unravel the Age of Genius in Perth for one evening only

Philosopher and best selling author AC Grayling is returning to Australia next month; and will be including a stop in Perth for an out of season Perth International Arts Festival event. One of Britain’s foremost public intellectuals, Grayling will be talking on the subject of his new book The Age of Genius. The address entitled…

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Mama’s Buoi launches ‘Pho Festival’ menu with soup inspired rolls, ice creams, and more

For all of their Sydney and Melbourne restaurants, Vietnamese mainstay Mama’s Buoi are running a big celebration of all things Phở from now until the end of August. Designed as a Phở Festival with both traditional and quirky takes on the winter warmer, this ongoing celebration will be exploring the full range of flavours Phở…

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Birds of Redfern: Sydney is getting its first ever fried chicken festival

If it ain’t burgers then it’s fried chicken. Sydney’s obsession with crispy, soul nourishing birds is about to be taken to the next level with Redfern based Cake Wines teaming up with Andrew Levins to curate a festival of some of the best damn fried chicken in the city. Taking place at Cake Wine’s Cellar…

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Legendary pitmaster Rodney Scott is returning to Harpoon Harry for encore BBQ (Sydney)

Popular demand has lured world renowned BBQ pitmaster Rodney Scott back to Sydney’s Harpoon Harry for a one-day-only BBQ residency before he heads back to South Carolina. Scott, a master of the low-and-slow BBQ who a earlier this year teamed with resident HH Chef Morgan McGlone for a hugely popular two-day feast, jumped at the…

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