Day: 29 July 2016

Music Video of the Day: Rainbow Chan “Work” (2016)

July 29, 2016

The latest offering from the always intriguing and captivating Rainbow Chan comes to us in the form of her latest music video, this time for “Work”. Taken from her debut album Spacings, “Work” comes through hard with beat and loop work that has positioned Rainbow Chan’s album as more than just an anticipated flash in the pan collection […]

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The State of Affairs (29 July, 2016): SXSW announces first line of speakers & more!

July 29, 2016

This week in the music industry, SXSW announced the first line of guest speakers for their 2017 event, CEO of Ministry of Sound Australia Tim McGee joins the PPCA Board,  and a new online music data platform Jaxsta launches in Australia. SXSW announces their 2017 lineup of guest speakers Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, […]

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Album News Weekly: 29th July 2016

July 29, 2016

In this issue: Phantogram eye up the release of Three, Dinosaur Jr prepares for people to Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not this August, Melbourne’s Acolyte are set to drop their debut album Shades of Black next month and more! PHANTOGRAM The third studio album from Phantogram, aptly titled Three, will be released via Republic Records on September 16th. […]

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Middle Kids, Buzz Kull, Jaala and more join the Volumes Festival line up

July 29, 2016

Sydney’s Volumes Festival just got bigger, with the addition of the second round of artists being unveiled this week. Joining the likes of Mossy, Koi Child and Nicholas Allbrook on August 26th and 27th this year is this talented group of artists: BUZZ KULL CORIN FELIX LUSH GUSSY JAALA KATO KIMCHI PRINCI LOW TON MAKEDA MIDDLE KIDS MORNING TV PRIVACY THHOMAS […]

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Single of the Day: Mallrat “Uninvited” (2016)

July 29, 2016

Newcomer Mallrat (aka Brisbane’s Grace Shaw) is only 17 but you wouldn’t know it to listen to “Uninvited” and get a taste of that swag she’s bringing. In much the same way Lorde waxed lyrical about lifestyles of the rich and famous on “Royals”, Mallrat goes in on in-crowds and crushing annoyances that can come with fitting […]

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The Whitlams set for ‘Elbow in the Breeze Tour’ this August and September

July 29, 2016

The Whitlams haven’t been on the road for a little while but for the fans who’ve been hanging out to see the group in a venue near them, this August and September will be see said opportunities finally crop up. With songwriter Tim Freedman touring his Harry Nilsson show throughout 2015, he’s admitted that he’s keen […]

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Our picks for Lollapalooza 2016 (and which Aussies to watch out for)!

July 29, 2016

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park in beautiful Chicago this weekend, with a huge line up of performers locked in for the next three days and nights of inner city live music. We love being out there, soaking up the atmosphere and seeing what surprises pop up at the official festival after-shows, not to mention […]

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Clear out your living room, PlayStation VR apparently needs some space

July 29, 2016

Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation VR headseat appears to need around 60 square feet (5.5 square metres) of open space for proper use, but still wants you to sit down while using it. That’s according to a newly released pamphlet on the device direct from Sony.

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First Assault Online launches into open beta

July 29, 2016

After connecting with the game’s community through Early Access to improve and enhance the game, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – First Assault Online is in open beta. Players in supported regions can now experience the free-to-play online squad-based first-person shooter on Windows PC via Steam or the Nexon Global Platform.

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New For Honor trailer highlights the real heat of battle

July 29, 2016

For Honor has been looking like a guilty pleasure straight from its initial announcement at E3 last year. Vikings, Knights and Samurai? What’s not to like? Check out the all new Accolades Trailer below.

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Watch the trailer for upcoming Australian film Boys In The Trees

July 29, 2016

Australian filmmaker Nicholas Verso‘s first feature film, Boys In The Trees, has released its official trailer in anticipation for its national release on October 20. Boys In The Trees “tells the story of two estranged childhood friends who reunite on Halloween 1997, and embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears”, and will compete at the […]

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‘Une Fabuleuse’ film lineup announced for the 2016 Alliance Française Classic Film Festival

July 29, 2016

Be transported back in time to relive classic French cinema on the silver screen, as the Alliance Française Classic Film Festival announces its exclusive ‘Une Fabuleuse’ collection. The screenings will be held across Australia for a weekend in the upcoming months, showcasing the talents of the “Les Blondes” in classic French film, including acclaimed actresses […]

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The surprise trailer for September’s Blair Witch has landed

July 29, 2016

One of the biggest surprises at Comic-Con International in San Diego earlier this month was the release of a trailer for a sequel to the 1996 hit film The Blair Witch Project. The movie, simply titled Blair Witch, was filmed in secret and will be released in September of this year. Announcing the thriller this […]

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Travel Diary: We explore Toronto with Melbourne artist Woodes

July 29, 2016

This year’s Canadian Music Week gave Melbourne artist Woodes (aka Elle Graham) the opportunity to not only introduce herself to some newcomers to her music, but to also embark on her first ever run of shows overseas. A talented songwriter and producer, Woodes’ time in Toronto brought her a solid response, not to mention the benefits of being […]

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Three new events line up for the Food and Drink festival Feast Portland in Oregon

July 29, 2016

Now in its fifth year, Feast Portland has set itself up as one of the most anticipated food and drink festivals on the American calendar. Though they don’t describe themselves as “just” a festival. They class it as “a movement that showcases the energy, creativity and enthusiasm that’s driving America’s food revolution while celebrating the […]

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Perth to play host to designer cows for CowParade Perth 2016

July 29, 2016

Following success in cities across the world, a herd of 40 life size fibreglass cows, decorated by emerging and established artists and fashion designers, will be grazing in Perth from November. The CowParade has been featured in nearly 80 cities across more than 30 countries, making it one of the largest and most successful public art […]

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Book Review: This Must Be The Place by Maggie O’Farrell

July 29, 2016

In the small hours of the morning, film star Claudette Welles took her young son Ari, got into a rowboat and disappeared, leaving behind her lover, Swedish filmmaker Timou, and an unfinished film. Some years later, in the Irish countryside, linguistics academic Daniel Sullivan stumbles across her, and, abandoning his wife and children in the […]

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Epic Pizza is Surry Hills’ fresh New York-style pizzeria (Sydney)

July 29, 2016

The team behind Melbourne’s super-sized Shawcross Pizza have expanded to Sydney’s Surry Hills with the opening of Epic Pizza, filling a space on Crown Street with a raw New York-style pizzeria. Owners Matthew John and Damien Thompson have decidedly moved away from the Italian style of the majority and given Sydney’s inner-city something much more […]

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