Day: 3 August 2016

Watch Jack Carty premiere “I’m Not Sure I’m Here At All” in front of Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

August 3, 2016

The AU Review recently captured Australian artist Jack Carty performing his new track “I’m Not Sure I’m Here At All” in a park out the front of the famed Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The track is taken from Jack’s brand new record Home State, which is released tomorrow, on 5th August 2016. This […]

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Single of the Day: Warpaint “New Song” (2016)

August 3, 2016

Warpaint will be releasing their third album,¬†Heads Up, come September 23rd and today, we’ve been loving their new single, the aptly titled “New Song”. The new tune marks the first piece of new Warpaint music in a little while, with the band members spending time outside Warpaint either exploring solo records or other creative projects. […]

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Stumbled Upon #116: Cold Hands Warm Heart (Melbourne)

August 3, 2016

Melbourne psych-folk pop group Cold Hands Warm Heart are the latest local artists to be featured in our¬†Stumbled Upon series! Finding each other through uni and other bands, the group is currently gearing up for a special show at the Gasometer Hotel to launch their new music video for “Nightfall”. Learn some more about the […]

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Ezekiel Ox touring solo on the east coast with Proper Gander EP this November

August 3, 2016

Ezekiel Ox is soon to be on the road with his new EP, Proper Gander, this November! Hitting venues down the east coast later on this year, Ox is bringing an excellent band of musicians on tour to bring the new EP to life;¬†Steven Smith¬†(drums),¬†Drew Goddard¬†(guitar) and¬†Sarox Martin¬†(bass) all set to add their own flair. […]

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Music Video of the Day: Horrorshow “If You Know What I Mean” (2016)

August 3, 2016

Horrorshow have finally given us some new material in their latest single, “If You Know What I Mean”! The Sydney duo have come through with some hot tour dates for October as well but in the meantime, let’s have a suss of¬†Adit¬†and¬†Solo‘s new beat. As you’d expect from Horrorshow, the production on “If You Know […]

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Demi Louise, Allan Smithy, Tenderfoot & more on the first round of artists for Australian Music Week!

August 3, 2016

The first round of showcasing artists and speakers for¬†Australian Music Week has been announced! 25 names have been locked down to perform at the music summit going down in Cronulla this November 2nd-4th. The applications for artists wanting to showcase at Australian Music Week have also been extended, closing on August 19th. If you want […]

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Sticky Fingers announce October/November national album tour for Westway (The Glitter & The Slums)

August 3, 2016

Sticky Fingers have revealed details of the highly anticipated follow up album to their acclaimed¬†Land of Pleasure, plus some national tour dates for later in the year! The boys’ new record,¬†Westway (The Glitter & The Slums),¬†will be released on September 30th, the result of a four week recording period/sojourn in Thailand at Karma Sounds Studios […]

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Bowie tribute, Paul Kelly, Lisa Gerrard & more on Melbourne Festival music line up!

August 3, 2016

The Contemporary Music program of this year’s¬†Melbourne Festival has been unveiled – another exciting and diverse range of shows pulled together to whet the appetites of music fans this October. Among the headline performances is a special tribute to¬†David Bowie in¬†David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed, featuring¬†iOTA,¬†Tim Rogers,¬†Steve Kilbey,¬†Adalita and¬†Deborah Conway, backed by the¬†Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. […]

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One More Time With Feeling to officially launch new Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album, Skeleton Tree

August 3, 2016

Never put it past¬†Nick Cave to do things a bit differently. Stirring up the hype surrounding new music with news of a new¬†Bad Seeds project in the works, some more details have been unveiled when it comes to the band’s new, sixteenth studio album,¬†Skeleton Tree. Set to be released globally on September 9th, the only […]

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Mike Noga announces national tour celebrating new album, KING

August 3, 2016

With his new album¬†KING¬†coming out this month,¬†Mike Noga has announced a run of tour dates for September! The record, a concept outing based around¬†George B√ľchner‘s 1830 play¬†Woyzeck,¬†KING¬†has seen Noga work with¬†Paul Dempsey on production and¬†have actor¬†Noah Taylor onboard as ‘The Narrator’. A story of a man’s descent into madness,¬†KING is easily¬†a collection of material that […]

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A Suicide Squad Member is Coming to Supanova in Brisbane and Adelaide

August 3, 2016

As the much anticipated entry in the DC Cinematic Universe Suicide Squad opens this week, it has been announced that one of its stars Karen Fukuhara, who plays Katana, will be part of the Supanova’s lineup in Adelaide and Brisbane this November. Katana, a masked assassin assigned to protect Rick Flag, the leader of the […]

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Lynette Wallworth’s VR experience Collisions to tell an Indigenous Australian story at ACMI

August 3, 2016

Acclaimed artist and filmmaker Lynette Wallworth will present a virtual reality film experience titled Collisions at ACMI from October this year. The free exhibition will be a part of the Melbourne Festival, and will run at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image from Thursday 6 October 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017. Exploring the […]

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The Division is officially getting a movie adaptation

August 3, 2016

We’ve heard the rumours for months but now Ubisoft Motion Pictures have officially announced that their newest IP, The Division is coming to the silver screen.

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2TB Xbox One S available now Australia-wide

August 3, 2016

For those who have been waiting to clear out a bit of space in their overstuffed home theatres, Microsoft have come to the rescue. The Xbox One S, Microsoft’s smaller, leaner Xbox One console is available today across the nation.

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Australian filmmakers who led the new wave of feminism in the 90s to feature in new exhibition

August 3, 2016

FemFlix is set to open at Sydney College of the Arts (SCA), at the University of Sydney, on 10 August 2016. It will feature an overlooked decade of feminism, the 1990s, that highlighted zine counter-culture, post-punk gestures, and cyberfeminists on screen. It will feature the work of Australian filmmakers who led the new wave of […]

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The first two films have been confirmed for the 2016 Environmental Film Festival Australia

August 3, 2016

The¬†Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA), now in its seventh year, is set to return to Melbourne next month. From 29 September, the EFFA will kick off in Melbourne and then tour nationally, covering Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart. EFFA encourages the participation of environmental advocates, film buffs, academics, business people, scientists, government, and creatives, all […]

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Australian Box Office Report: If you don’t know Jason Bourne, you’ll know him now

August 3, 2016

The USA is well into their summer, so blockbuster after blockbuster have been trotted out, both here and internationally, while Australian audiences delight in getting great content as we¬†freeze our butts off. Matt Damon‘s new action-venture,¬†Jason Bourne,¬†has¬†just¬†made it through its first weekend in Australia and it’s already done well¬†over the previous¬†week’s newest release,¬†Star Trek Beyond¬†(making […]

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Film Review: Suicide Squad (M) (USA, 2016)

August 3, 2016

The DC Comics Extended Universe (aka DCEU) has a bit of catching up to do if it wants to level up to its competitor Marvel. Even though DC has some of the more renowned superheroes in its deck of cards ‚Äď Superman and Batman being two aces ‚Äď it hasn‚Äôt had as much luck with […]

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Qantas and Tourism Australia announce new multi-million deal aimed at boosting visitor numbers

August 3, 2016

Tourism Australia have announced a $20 million deal with Qantas aimed at promoting Australia to the world, emphasising the use of digital marketing with a sharp focus on the U.S, Asia, U.K, and Europe. Seeing as Qantas carry 27 million passengers each year and, together with codeshare and oneworld partners, offer customers access to more […]

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USyd Vice-Chancellor rejects plans to merge Sydney College of the Arts with UNSW Arts & Design

August 3, 2016

The heads of agreement regarding a proposed merger between the University of Sydney‘s Sydney College of the Arts and the University of New South Wales Art & Design faculty was¬†terminated by USyd Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Spence earlier this week. In an email sent out to students, Dr. Spence said that the “two institutions have a […]

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There is a yeeros eating competition going down in Sydney CBD next week

August 3, 2016

Cramming as many tasty yeeros into that mouth of yours for a shot at an easy $1,000 voucher seems like a good way to spend an afternoon, no? That’s what you’ll be doing if you head along to The Civic Hotel next week, as Tuesday 9th August will see an official yeeros eating contest to […]

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Fratelli Fresh, Sake, and Bavarian Bier Cafe all opening sister venues this month (Sydney)

August 3, 2016

Five new venues will be opening up around Sydney this month as part of a rapid rollout from Urban Purveyor Group, the hospitality giant behind winners like Sake Restaurant & Bar, Ananas Bar & Brasserie, and the recently acquired Fratelli Fresh brand. This includes the first of Fratelli Fresh’s Fratelli Famous pizzeria spin-off, which expands […]

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