Day: 5 August 2016

Tenderfoot’s debut EP Beginnings is released ahead of the band’s trip to Abbey Road Studios

August 5, 2016

Sydney group Tenderfoot recently signed to international music company Audio Network, and today the first release of that new relationship has seen the light of day. The band’s debut EP Beginnings (an apt title if there ever was one) is now available, a record that features the single “The Balcony Tale”; the video of which […]

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The State of Affairs (August 5, 2016): Live Music Office launches new mapping tool for musicians & more!

August 5, 2016

This week in the music industry: Th Live Music Office launched their brand new online mapping tool specifically designed to help musicians on tour, the first round of artists to showcase at the 2016 Australian Music Week has been announced and the entry deadline for the 2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition has been extended. Live Music Map […]

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Archie Roach announces Let Love Rule Melbourne and Sydney shows with Corey Theatre

August 5, 2016

This October, Melbourne and Sydney will be able to witness the live spectacle that is Archie Roach as he announces two very special shows. The shows will follow the release of his latest record, Let Love Rule, due out on 23rd September. From that LP, Archie Roach has just released a single titled “It’s Not […]

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Montaigne on refusing to settle, chasing greatness instead with new album Glorious Heights

August 5, 2016

After consistently showing fans and industry alike that her talent is one that extends far beyond a hot single here, a great support slot tour run there, Montaigne has gone and certified herself as an artist to be bloody well watching flourish (like we weren’t already) with her debut album, Glorious Heights. Released today, the album has seen […]

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Music Video of the Day: RKDA “Frontline” (2016)

August 5, 2016

Dark, broody and shimmery at the same time, Melbourne electronic trio RKDA have been fashioning themselves into a dynamic act to be watching. Following on from the release of their debut EP CS, the group have been building strength behind some meticulously produced and sharply executed pieces of haunting and gorgeously melancholic music. Their latest single “Frontline” […]

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Single of the Day: Holy Holy “Darwinism” (2016)

August 5, 2016

Holy Holy this week slid back on to our radar (and no doubt, yours) with their new single, “Darwinism”. The first single from Oscar and Tim‘s highly anticipated sophomore album, this new piece of music is an exciting look ahead to this next chapter of the band’s creative output. With the original idea being further explored and […]

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Why We Run, Julia Jacklin, The Preatures and Gang of Youths help showcase Sydney’s incredible live music scene

August 5, 2016

Over the past few weeks, Sydney has seen dozens upon dozens of big name concerts, with guests from around the world in town thanks to Splendour in the Grass. On any given night, there have been half a dozen SOLD OUT signs around the city for any of these acts. Amidst all the negative talk […]

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Basenji announces national ‘Homework’ university tour for September

August 5, 2016

Sydney producer Basenji is going to be hitting the road around the country next month, straight off the back of a North American tour with Flume this month – talk about a warm up run. September will see Basenji playing universities all around the country, presented by V MoVement, on the perfectly titled ‘Homework Tour’. The shows are […]

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Omar Musa opens up on his new EP, Dead Centre, and his return to music after time out of the hip hop scene

August 5, 2016

Omar Musa releases his new EP Dead Centre today, off the back of much excitement surrounding the Queanbeyan artist’s step back into the music realm after touring Australia and overseas with his acclaimed debut novel, Here Come the Dogs. A wordsmith with a razor sharp approach to the creation and execution of his art, Musa’s new music […]

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Suicide Squad breaks opening box office records in Australia

August 5, 2016

Though critics haven’t been overly kind to the latest comic book blockbuster Suicide Squad (though our own writer had nicer things to say about it), fans of the DC franchise wasted no time in packing cinemas to see the film, breaking a pile of Australian box office records in the process. Roadshow, who distribute the […]

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5 Franchises We’d Like To See Get the PokĂ©mon GO AR Treatment

August 5, 2016

With Pokémon Go a fully-fledged global phenomenon, even as its myriad recent changes enrage fans, the Augmented Reality genre looks set to explode. We’ve put our heads together and have begun thinking about other brands and franchises we’d like to see get the Augmented Reality treatment.

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Get your first taste of Christopher Nolan’s WWII epic Dunkirk

August 5, 2016

Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated World War II epic Dunkirk – his first film since Interstellar – isn’t out until July next year, but today we’ve been treated to our first look at the film. In typical Nolan fashion, the Director is bringing his own screenplay to the screen, which will be shot in a mixture […]

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Aussies Abroad: The Lazys are heading back to Canada on their “Howling Woman” tour

August 5, 2016

Sydney rockers The Lazys have found a lot of success in Canada in recent years, and they’re going to continue capitalizing on that by returning to the great North in a few weeks for a massive run of shows that will take them through September. The tour is in support of their latest single “Howling […]

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Hotel Review: A Blissful 24 hours at Hotel Realm (Canberra, Australia)

August 5, 2016

Canberra isn’t typically known as a getaway destination but the short three-hour drive from Sydney makes Canberra sufficiently far away to give you that ‘going away’ feeling yet still close enough that a quick 24-hour stay is more than achievable. Also a plus are the pockets of luxury that you’ll find at our nation’s capital […]

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Recipe: Sokyo’s John Dory with black truffle

August 5, 2016

Take a good fish, add some flavour with smart use of good ingredients, and put truffle on it. Great, simple success. That seems to be Chase Kojima’s approach with this Sokyo dish which is being offered during Truffle Month at The Star. Each year through winter the immense property’s signature restaurants (which include Sokyo, Balla, […]

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Streets Ice Cream are bringing Viennetta on a Stick to Australia

August 5, 2016

Those unmistakable ripples of Streets’ fluffy Viennetta ice cream have been burned back into the hearts and minds of Aussies everywhere since an elusive image of a “Viennetta on a stick” product went viral a few days ago. It only to lead to sighs of disappointment when it was revealed that the holy grail of […]

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