Day: 2 August 2016

Music Video of the Day: Jack River “Talk Like That” (2016)

August 2, 2016

The latest artist to join the I OH YOU family, Jack River, has unveiled her debut music video for her impressive tune “Talk Like That”. The clip, directed by Victor Pakpour, the music video is stunningly shot on film, adding to that grainy home video style feeding into the sense of nostalgia and wandering offered by the […]

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Sampa the Great, Elliphant, Hermitude and more join ScHoolboy Q on THIS THAT festival line up

August 2, 2016

Newcastle’s THIS THAT festival has today unveiled its official artist line up, naming the likes of Sampa The Great, Elliphant, Hermitude, SAFIA, Peking Duk and more to join the already announced ScHoolboy Q (in his only Australian festival gig for 2016). Taking place on the Newy Foreshore on November 5th this year, THIS THAT organisers have curated one killer line up that will […]

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The Live Music Office unveils the Live Music Map for artists & industry members alike

August 2, 2016

In an awesome move by the dedicated folk at the Live Music Office, a new online mapping tool for musicians and music industry members has been developed to aid the successful establishment and creation of tour – the Live Music Map. Artists and the wider music industry will be able to access information on the essentials; […]

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Gang of Youths playing free show at the Newtown Social Club tonight

August 2, 2016

The celebrations around their new EP Let Me Be Clear continue in their hometown of Sydney tonight, with Gang of Youths set to perform and exclusive FREE show at the Newtown Social Club this evening. Numbers are obviously going to be extremely limited, so if you want to see the band showcasing their new record, be sure to get to the […]

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Single of the Day: Alex L’Estrange “Mr Mild” (2016)

August 2, 2016

Brisbane based musician and producer Alex L’Estrange comes to us today with new single, “Mr Mild”. Delicate and ethereal from the first listen, this little number is full of melody and gorgeous indie pop tones. Having already cut his teeth on the live front with his band, playing with the likes of Julia Jacklin, Hey Geronimo […]

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The John Steel Singers announce hiatus following August/September tour

August 2, 2016

Ahead of their national tour in support of their new album Midnight At The Plutonium, The John Steel Singers have announced via Facebook that they’re going to be going on hiatus after those tour dates. Having toured through the UK and Europe over the last few years off the back of Everything’s a Thread and then landing some impressive […]

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Remi, Stonefield, A.B. Original and more to play the Rolling Stone Live Lodge in Melbourne

August 2, 2016

It’s back! Rolling Stone is bringing its Live Lodge to the Workers Club in Melbourne for another year, taking over the Brunswick/Gertrude Street venue for three weeks of incredible live music. Like previous Live Lodge events before it, this year’s series will feature not only special live gigs, but artist Q&A’s, DJ’s and their own bar, open seven […]

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Captives drop new single “Vines” and announce September/October tour dates

August 2, 2016

Captives, the Tassie-Melbourne punk five piece, have been readying their debut album for people to get around by first releasing the music video for the first single from it, “Vines”. The song, which saw the band link up with Shihad‘s Tom Larkin on production, is visceral and frenetic; guitars and percussion scratch and thunder on, while the […]

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Peter Garrett, Warren H Williams, Brian Ritchie, Anna Laverty & more head to the NT for Bush Bands development camp

August 2, 2016

Ahead of the 2016 Bush Bands Bash concert this month, there comes the Bush Bands Business skills development camp for the bands selected to participate in the Bush Bands Program. Run by MusicNT, the program has been running for seven years now in connecting musicians from different Aboriginal communities with visiting members of the industry over three days […]

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Tickets for Morrissey’s Australian tour on sale this Friday!

August 2, 2016

Morrissey fans, take note. We all know by now that Moz is going to be on his way back to Australia for a run of headline shows in October (Sydney date still to be confirmed), but today we’ve gotten official word about ticket sales. If you’re a Frontier Member, you’ll have access to a special pre-sale […]

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Perfect Strangers to open to the 2016 Lavazza Italian Film Festival in September

August 2, 2016

The Lavazza Italian Film Festival is returning for the 13th consecutive year to showcase the very best and freshest films in Italian cinema. Opening night will see the premiere of Perfect Strangers (Perfetti sconosciuti). Seven friends at a dinner party decide to share the content of every message, email and phone call they receive over the night during which more […]

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Miss Saigon celebrates its 25th anniversary with limited cinema run

August 2, 2016

Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance is coming to cinemas around the world, including Australia this October. The acclaimed new staging of Boubil and Schönberg’s Miss Saigon was one of the most highly anticipated musical events the West End had seen in recent years. It broke box office records and won numerous awards. Shot in front […]

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George Takei to appear at the 2016 Jasper Dark Sky Festival in Canada

August 2, 2016

File this one under “bucket list festivals”. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival is an annual event in Jasper, Alberta, Canada, which starts just as the “dark months” of Canada start coming into focus, but before the freezing weather starts. It thus sits the event – which runs this year from October 14th to 23th – […]

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A Culinary Adventure through the Summer Festivals of North America: Part Five – Edmonton Folk Festival (Alberta, Canada)

August 2, 2016

Today we conclude our culinary adventure through the Summer festival of North America in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, for the annual Edmonton Folk Festival, which kicks off again this Thursday. But before the event starts once again, we wanted to look back to our time at the event last year and deliver you some of our […]

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Dance Review: Jump First, Ask Later – Arts Centre, Melbourne (Performances until August 6th)

August 2, 2016

Here is a dance show that is so much more than just a dance show. What Jump First, Think Later brings to audiences is a poignant and raw tale of six young parkour and urban dancers who represent Australia’s wonderful multiculturalism. The narrative of this 50-minute show is really heartwarming as Joe Carbone, Johnny Do, Justin Kilic, Jimmy James […]

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Beta is Alpha Restaurant’s stylish new Greek bar (Sydney)

August 2, 2016

Peter Conistis’ Alpha Restaurant has long been known as one of Sydney’s greatest Greek restaurants, situated right next to the Hellenic Club with one of the CBD’s most enticing interiors. The space, the work of designers DS17, is as charming as the food and drink Conistis’ team serve daily, which leaves little wonder as to […]

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Review: Miss Saigon – Box Hill (Melbourne)

August 2, 2016

Nestled in the corner right outside of Box Hill Central, the newly opened Miss Saigon sits, sporting its wide-windowed exterior with a shapely queue of hungry customers waiting outside the door. Being welcomed with the aromas of traditional and flavoursome Vietnamese herbs and spices of lime, chilli and smoky beef flavours made me all the […]

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