Day: 11 August 2016

Music Video of the Day: LANKS “Bitter Leaf” (2016)

August 11, 2016

We can’t wait to see more from LANKS in coming months and with his latest single, “Bitter Leaf”, the writer is continuing to impress. Today, we’re digging the music video for his single, a clip that has seen LANK work with a great team in LA to bring this one together. With choreographer Leona Morimune, the multi-instrumentalist also […]

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MoVement Sydney is officially back for 2016

August 11, 2016

It’s a sprawling five day event that takes over a whole city, and it’s on again from October 19th-23rd this year. MoVement Sydney will this year feature a comprehensive and very impressive list of dance music performers. Featuring Sebastien Tellier, Daniel Stricker and John Kirby making their exclusive worldwide debut performance as MIND GAMERS, MoVement also has lined up the likes […]

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Travis Scott announces Melbourne and Sydney headline shows for September

August 11, 2016

We knew Travis Scott was coming down under in September for Listen Out, but fans in Melbourne and Sydney won’t have to settle for that as their only opportunity to see the hip-hop star, with two additional headline shows announced for late September. Scott will perform at 170 Russell in Melbourne on September 27th, and the Metro Theatre […]

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Jordie Lane set for national tour dates with new album GLASSELLLAND this October & November

August 11, 2016

The good news keeps coming today, now with Jordie Lane announcing he’s back with a new album and new tour dates to boot. Thank you, Thursday. His new album, GLASSELLLAND, is coming in September – Lane’s first studio album release in five years. Having returned from the US with the record, Lane is ready to get […]

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Peaches, Sheila E., King Gizz and more set for Meredith 2016!

August 11, 2016

Once again, the Meredith Music Festival has dropped a killer line up of artists that’ll have people rolling out to the ‘Sup in strong numbers this December! The 26th edition of the event now has its ticket ballot also open for everyone to get involved in via their website – you have until 10:26pm, August 16th to get […]

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Alex Wilson of sleepmakeswaves (Sydney) catches up with us in the midst of hectic Australian tour

August 11, 2016

Margy Noble caught up with Alex Wilson, bassist of massive Australian post-rock outfit sleepmakeswaves, to chat about their epic ‘traced in constellations’ tour, what their future holds, and bromance. How was your gig in Wollongong last night? I’m still recovering from seeing you on Sunday at the Corner Hotel. It was really good – it […]

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Two Nights, Two Cities, Twenty One Pilots: A look into the madness of their current US tour

August 11, 2016

In 2013, two young men from Ohio took the stage in a small Kansas college town, in a small venue with a capacity of just over 1,000 people. The small band on this small stage, in a small city, brought one of the biggest shows I had ever seen. The crowd, mostly of college students […]

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Film Review: Down Under (Australia, 2016) is unapologetic and bold

August 11, 2016

Unapologetic, bold Australian “black comedy” Down Under had its world premiere earlier this year the 63rd annual Sydney Film Festival, the only logical platform for Writer/Director Abe Forsythe to debut his second feature film seeing as it concerns one of the most talked about and shameful moments in the city’s history. This inevitably controversial film […]

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Denis Villeneuve’s new drama Arrival gets a teaser trailer

August 11, 2016

Dennis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Sicario) has been at it again. This time he’s behind the camera for Arrival. And today we have your first look at the film with some first-look images and a trailer for the project. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker and Michael Stuhlbarg, Arrival is an extraterrestrial thriller for the modern film […]

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Marvel’s Luke Cage gets a full length Netflix trailer and it is awesome

August 11, 2016

Following San Diego Comic-Con’s unveiling of tantalizing Luke Cage footage, Netflix and Marvel have now released the official, full-length trailer and we are super impressed. Having shown up in Jessica Jones and slated to join The Defenders (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist), Luke now stars in his very own series, which sees […]

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Guns, violence and some kick-ass characters, check out Resident Evil: The Final Chapter‘s trailer

August 11, 2016

Feast your eyes on this. After 15 years, six films and US$915 million dollars in box office dollars, the Resident Evil franchise is finally coming to an end, which will be bittersweet news for fans all-round who have loved and followed the films in the past. In a teaser trailer which was dropped only a […]

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The Narnia franchise is finally set to continue, but not as we know it

August 11, 2016

If you’ve ever stumbled upon the Narnia book series as a child, you came to love the characters, the storyline and the wild adventures it would take you on as you read page-to-page of every line C.S Lewis has ever written. Between the years of 2005 and 2010, the theatrical adaptations of the Narnia franchise […]

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CBS confirms Star Trek: Discovery will feature a female lead.

August 11, 2016

CBS has announced that Star Trek: Discovery will have a female lead, Variety confirmed. CBS Television Studios, who are producing the latest series, are still in the process of casting the lead role. Variety confirmed that the female lead will “not necessarily be a captain.” Though no one has been official cast in the role, […]

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Warner Bros. lines up a massive female cast for the Ocean’s Eight spin-off

August 11, 2016

Warner Bros confirmed this week that October will be the start date for Ocean’s Eight, the female-led spin-off of the successful Ocean’s franchise. Production is set to begin in New York with many actors having their roles confirmed, Deadline Hollywood has reported. When the project was first announced, acaresses such as Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett […]

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First Impressions: Netflix and Baz Luhrmann deliver a unique and compelling series in The Get Down (USA, 2016)

August 11, 2016

Baz Luhrmann, over a decade worth of planning, and a whopping $120 million dollar budget sit behind The Get Down, an upcoming Netflix Original that boldly tackles the origins (and fundamentals) of Hip Hop with the Australian director’s characteristically fanciful touch. The result is a surprisingly unique, compelling series that marches to the beat of […]

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The first uncensored trailer for Bad Santa 2 reintroduces us to Willie and Thurman Merman

August 11, 2016

Billy Bob Thornton and his foul mouth are back for Bad Santa 2 – and this week we got our first taste of the film with the release of its first trailer. In the film, Billy Bob returns as Willie, the R-rated Santa, with his equally filthy elf accomplice, Tony Cox as Marcus. In the […]

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Capcom celebrates Dead Rising’s 10th Anniversary with re-release of original games for current gen platforms.

August 11, 2016

Capcom is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Dead Rising series by re-releasing Dead Rising, Dead Rising 2, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, for digital download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  The original Dead Rising game will also be available on Steam as a digital download.

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Io-Interactive confirms Hitman: Episode four will be set in Bangkok and will be released on August 16th.

August 11, 2016

Io-Interactive announces the release date and location for episode four of Hitman. The new mission, “Club 47,” will take place in the Himmapan luxury hotel and resort, located on the Chao Phraya River outside of Bangkok. Though, you aren’t there to just to take in the scenery. You’ve got work to do and this wouldn’t […]

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Kiwis Abroad: Aldous Harding announces first ever US tour with Deerhunter

August 11, 2016

New Zealand artist Aldous Harding is set to tour the US for the first time, accompanying Deerhunter on a run of dates around the country. The tour coincides with the North American release of her eponymous debut, which will be released on September 30th through Flying Nun Records. Highlights of the tour include NYC’s Webster […]

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Hotel Review: King Classic Room at the Langham in Auckland, New Zealand

August 11, 2016

There is a sense of comfort to the Langham Hotel in Auckland that hits you from the moment you walk into their lobby. It’s spacious, with plenty of sitting areas and a long check in counter. Those behind it couldn’t be more helpful and the process to get yourself to your room is a painless […]

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Brewtown Newtown are throwing a food and fashion attic party this weekend (Sydney)

August 11, 2016

Newtown eatery and emporium Brewtown Newtown staged a very well received attic party a few weeks back, making full use of their adjoining O’Connell Street Merchants for a lively celebration of good fashion and good food. They’ll be doing it all over again this weekend as they throw their second ever attic party, stretching across […]

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Where to rehydrate and refuel after City 2 Surf this weekend (Sydney)

August 11, 2016

Treat those joggers well because they’ll be your saving grace this Sunday at City2Surf, the heart-pumping marathon that starts in the city and ends up by the golden sands of Bondi Beach. Each time the event comes around, some of Bondi’s finest venues seek the attention of those looking to re-hydrate and wind-down post-run, and […]

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Merivale buys The Alexandria Hotel (Sydney)

August 11, 2016

Merivale have picked up another historic inner-west venue, saving it from certain destruction as it was primed to become yet another residential block before development proposals were denied. The venue in question is the heritage-listed Alexandria Hotel, a local hero that inspired a huge campaign from supporters when it was picked up by developers last […]

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