Day: 14 July 2016

Five UK artists playing Latitude that everyone in Australia needs to listen to

July 14, 2016

Taking place from 14th to 17th July at Henham Park in Suffolk, UK – read as beautiful countryside with rolling hills and a lake you can swim in – the iconic festival Latitude has some serious heavyweight headliners this year. International indie darlings The National take top spot on Saturday night whilst homegrown UK heroes […]

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The Jezabels announce rescheduled tour dates for Synthia this October!

July 14, 2016

We are so stoked to see that The Jezabels have been able to confirm some rescheduled Australian tour dates! Their latest album SYNTHIA has been able to sit with us a good few months now; its layers and musical grandiosity washing over us with each listen and as we (and fans around the country) have waited for the opportunity […]

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Emma Louise talks an honesty in music & returning to her craft (Part One)

July 14, 2016

Recently, Larry caught up with Emma Louise, three years on from their last chat at SXSW. Things have changed significantly for Emma since then – the success of her debut album vs Head vs Heart saw the songwriter on the road consistently and at the end of the tour cycle, there was some serious soul-searching to do, as […]

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Kllo set for national Well Worn EP tour this August!

July 14, 2016

Their sophomore EP Well Worn has been quick to generate buzz and in recent months, Melbourne duo Kllo have been further establishing themselves as an exciting young band to be keeping an eye on. This August, Simon and Chloe are getting out on the road to launch Well Worn right round the country, with the shows also set to show off some as […]

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Into It. Over It. set for debut Australian tour this September

July 14, 2016

Chicago musician Evan Weiss aka Into It. Over It. will be making his way out to Australia for the first time this September! The east coast tour will have Into It. Over It. touring their latest record Standards, an album that has been landing ‘Album of the Week’ spots through the online blogosphere, not to mention sitting incredibly well […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Otis High “Welcome Home” (2016)

July 14, 2016

Otis High today deliver the music video for their new single, “Welcome Home”, to be featured on their Freedom of Choice EP (due out this September)! The new project from DJ Marshall and MC MHz is a fun nod to their hometown and as a debut single, “Welcome Home” sets the duo up as ones to watch out on the road, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Sarah Belkner “Time” (2016)

July 14, 2016

The incredibly talented Sarah Belkner has released the visuals for her tune “Time”, the first taste we’ve gotten from Belkner’s debut album. If you’ve seen Belkner perform before, one of the first things you’ll have been struck by is her ethereal vocals and the stunning presence she strikes on stage. “Time” is one such example of her […]

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Dan Sultan, A.B. ORIGINAL, Emma Donovan and more nominated for National Indigenous Music Awards!

July 14, 2016

The finalists for this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards have been revealed this morning, along with the full list of performers confirmed for the ceremony’s live music program. Artist of the Year nominees at this year’s NIMAs are Emma Donovan, Dan Sultan and Gurrumul Yunupingu, while up for Album of the Year are Gawurra with Ratja Yaliyali, Gurrumul with The Gospel Album and Dan Sultan with Open […]

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Santigold opens up about balancing tour life with motherhood & an over-saturated music industry

July 14, 2016

Santigold returns to Australia this month after a long time away and man, have some things changed for Santi White in the interim. Since 2012’s Master of My Make-Believe came out and saw Santigold up her live show game even more around the world, she’s since followed it up with this year with the release of 99¢. With her […]

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Nintendo Classic Mini: NES launches in November, loaded with 30 classic games

July 14, 2016

Nintendo seem to be developing a taste for the theatrical. After quietly beginning Pokémon Go‘s global roll out last week, Nintendo have sprung another surprise on fans overnight — a miniaturised Nintendo Entertainment System pre-loaded with 30 of the developer’s most beloved retro titles.

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Film Review: Ghostbusters (PG) (USA, 2016)

July 14, 2016

The 2016 return of Ghostbusters has been copping almost non-stop criticism from the moment it was announced, from its first trailer drop, right up to its theatrical release. Because of this, it’s hard to escape any negative or foreshadowing thought going into this. But upon stepping out of the cinema after the screening finished, I […]

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Parramatta Riverside Theatre to showcase cult classic films every Friday during August & September

July 14, 2016

Consider yourself old-school? Love films which echo ‘vintage’? If you’re from Western Sydney and have said yes to both, you’re gonna love this. Parramatta Riverside Theatre will be showcasing cult classic films every Friday during August and September. The program includes The Rocky Horror Picture Show on 5 Aug, The Blues Brothers on 19 Aug, Little […]

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Special Q&A event for Down Under to be held at Ritz Cinema in August!

July 14, 2016

On Monday 1st August, 7.00pm, Ritz Cinema will be presenting a special Q&A event of upcoming Australian film Down Under with writer and director Abe Forsythe (Always Greener,Marking Time and Ned) with the event to be hosted by Jason “Jabba” Davis. This will be the second feature film to be made by Forsythe, exploring the clashing of Anglo-Australian and […]

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Mr. Robot Season 2.0 just premiered on Presto. Run, don’t walk.

July 14, 2016

Today at 5pm AEST, Australian streaming service Presto started streaming the first two episodes of the highly-acclaimed, Golden Globe award-winning drama series Mr Robot – the same day as the U.S Broadcast. With its second season launch today, viewers can enjoy new episodes of the series every Thursday at 5pm. Mr. Robot follows the story of […]

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Sydney Opera House plans a massive Pokemon Go gathering

July 14, 2016

It was only a matter of time before businesses and landmarks stop fighting against Pokemon Go players and start working with them. A lot of this stems from certain areas being hotbeds of activity for the game, and Sydney Opera House is becoming largely known as one such place. In response, the Sydney icon will […]

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First trailer released for Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone’s reunion in Damien Chazelle’s La La Land

July 14, 2016

From Academy Award nominated writer and director, Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), comes La La Land. A modern day take on the Hollywood musicals of old, it re-unites Crazy, Stupid, Love stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. And today we have the first trailer for the film! Here’s a bit more about it: Set in the starry-eyed metropolis of Los […]

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First round of nominees for the 2016 AACTA Awards announced

July 14, 2016

Yes, it’s already mid-July. Which means that in a few short months we’ll be in awards season again. Today the first round of nominees for the 6th AACTA Awards were announced in Sydney where the awards will be held in December across two separate ceremonies. Nominees were named for three categories: Best Feature Length Documentary, Best Short […]

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New trailer gives us a taste of Jeff Nicols’ next film Loving, starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga

July 14, 2016

This week we’ve been given the first taste of the new film from Mud and Midnight Special director Jeff Nicols, Loving. Due out at the start of next year, the film is a love story set amidst one of the most racially charged periods on American history, and reunites Nicols with Australian actor Joel Edgerton, who […]

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Four ways the Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice makes the movie better

July 14, 2016

Though the additions made in the Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman are in some ways small,  there’s little room for doubt when it comes to their impact on the film. Zack Snyder‘s vision of the DC universe still falls a little short of its ambitions but it’s much easier to stomach what he’s trying to […]

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A Summer’s Weekend in Canada’s Capital – Ottawa, Ontario: The Knowledge

July 14, 2016

As we enter the second half of the annual Ottawa Bluesfest in Canada (running until 17th July), we’re bringing you the second half of our feature on a summer’s weekend in Canada’s capital city. A couple of weeks ago we filled you in on the places to eat, drink and shop, and now this week […]

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Sydney Fringe Comedy all set to bring the laughs for another year

July 14, 2016

The Sydney Fringe Comedy program is returning next month for it’s sixth year. The program presented by the producers of the Sydney Comedy Festival will run for a month, from the 30th August to the 30th September, and promises to showcase up-and-coming talent alongside some of the more established acts. With other 100 shows from […]

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On the Shelf: “Chocolate” by Kirsten Tibballs

July 14, 2016

Australian pastry chef Kirsten Tibballs enjoys a sterling reputation across around the globe, no doubt fueled by the title of “Queen of Chocolate” that follows her around wherever she goes. She has won gold medals at international pasty events, judged chocolate competitions in Paris and Japan, and has well and truly become one of Australia’s […]

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Doughnut Time have made a Nutella-filled Pokemon doughnut because that’s how trends work

July 14, 2016

Doughnut Time seem to be working hard to constantly bring us a stream of new and exciting creations, and they aren’t above dipping their toes in current gaming trends for inspiration. Just recently they played around with world politics to introduce a limited edition Donald Trump doughnut at their Australian stores; now, with the Pokemon […]

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The Lord Gladstone are throwing an Anti-Pauline Hanson party and One Nation supporters aren’t happy (Sydney)

July 14, 2016

Chippendale pub The Lord Gladstone have always been playful and open-minded with their events, throwing some of the city’s best bashes in recent memory and offering up some seriously delicious pub food on the regular. The last thing you’d expect is for the venue to be embroiled in a feud with One Nation supporters, but […]

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Molto Italian warms Canberra with the launch of new winter menu

July 14, 2016

The nation’s capital is known for its spectacularly crisp winters, and as Canberra cools all the way down, the cuisine from Molto Italian, along the Kingston Foreshore, warms visitors and locals alike with its new seasonal menu. Sticking with the team’s the aim of using only the best locally and internationally sourced produce, Head Chef Giuseppe Pappalardo has created the […]

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