Day: 16 August 2016

Exclusive Album Stream: Waza – Crooked Jaw (2016)

August 16, 2016

While the release of his much-anticipated new album Crooked Jaw doesn’t officially see release until Friday, the man behind the sounds – Sydney producer Waza – has given us a special green light to share his new collection of material in advance! Available to check out through today and tomorrow, Crooked Jaw is here for your enjoyment; featuring […]

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Single of the Day: Fractures “Alchemy” (2016)

August 16, 2016

Fractures is definitely one BIGSOUND artist we know we can’t leave the event without seeing. The latest from the multi-instrumentalist in “Alchemy” definitely plays up to its title, the melting and purifying of elements in producing a precious and in this case, golden, end result. A perfect follow on to Fractures’ recent collaboration with Set Mo, “Alchemy” […]

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Cali rapper Antwon making debut Australian appearances this October!

August 16, 2016

October will be seeing hip hop artist ANTWON out to Australia for the first time, taking in festival appearances at both Yours & Owls in Wollongong and at Camp Doogs in Perth, but also some east coast headline dates too. For Antwon, his profile both within and outside the US has continued to rise through this year […]

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Passenger touring Australia with full band for the first time next January & February

August 16, 2016

Passenger has long held a strong fan base in Australia, with his years of busking experience through our cities making him one of our favourite performers way before he hit it big. Good news for his fans came recently, with news of a new studio album in Young As The Morning, Old As the Sea, and a […]

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Harts announces Australian tour dates with Smoke Fire Hope Desire LP this September & October

August 16, 2016

With his new album Smoke Fire Hope Desire edging its way towards release, Harts has now unveiled a stack of Aussie tour dates to support this highly anticipated record. September and October will have the guitarist on the road down the east coast and into South Australia with a live show that has continued to develop and […]

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Exclusive Single Stream: Mcrobin “Concrete Feet” (2016)

August 16, 2016

Melbourne’s Mcrobin (aka folk songwriter James McGuffie) today gives us a little hint into what’s in store on his sophomore EP release Shallow Diver, in new single “Concrete Feet”. Set for official release at the end of the week, the new track sees Mcrobin step further out into the spotlight with some rich and rhythmic alt-folk music. Co-produced […]

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Canadian newcomer VACAY talks about the formation of his sound & his soon-to-be-released EP!

August 16, 2016

For Toronto’s VACAY, the momentum generating around his music is only getting stronger at them moment. With his single “The Other Side” bringing him acclaim from blogs, tastemakers and hungry new music fans online, the young artist is steadily building himself up as an artist to be watching. We find out more about ‘the male […]

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Charles Sales of Babaganouj (Brisbane) talks Pillar of Light & BIGSOUND

August 16, 2016

As I’m chatting to Charles, lead guitarist and vocalist of Brisbane favourites Babaganouj, he’s laughing, struggling to unlock the door, and has just made it through Brisbane peak-hour traffic. “It’s really not [that bad],” he laughs, reminiscent of the laid back nature of Brisbane; it’s no wonder Babaganouj’s indie pop-rock sounds are so upbeat. The […]

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Gamescom 2016: Overwatch gets new map, Eichenwalde

August 16, 2016

Blizzard have hit the ground running at Gamescom 2016, announcing a brand new map for their competitive team-shooter Overwatch. Called Eichenwalde, the new map will see players storming a German castle.

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The Mary Poppins sequel is getting a lot more Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

August 16, 2016

There are more and more big names starting to be linked with the Mary Poppins sequel, with the latest reporting Meryl Streep and Ben Wishaw are in talks to join the project. Whether the millennials will recognise it or not, a sequel to the 1964 Mary Poppins is a graceful moment for American cinema. The […]

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AFTRS and Virgin form partnership that will send Australia’s best short films across the world

August 16, 2016

The Australian Film Television and Radio School has announced a partnership with Virgin Australia that will see its aircraft screens adorned with the best short films to come out of the school. The initiative will take the title, the ‘Best of the Fest’ program and will feature a selection of AFTRS films that have screened […]

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Music streaming service Spotify launches a new gaming channel

August 16, 2016

Music streaming service Spotify is now requesting the company of gamers of all ages. They’ve just released a gaming channel that incorporates all styles of gaming music, from classic 80’s mono-tunes and retro synth themes, to modern day masterpieces played by popular orchestras. 

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Hotel Review: Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport (ACT, Australia)

August 16, 2016

“You’re as connected to the city as you are to the sky at Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport”, the hotel’s brochures proudly proclaim.  Which is just as well, because the Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport is pretty ideal for travellers passing in and out of our nation’s capital. Less than 10 minutes from Canberra’s CBD, and 50 metres […]

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Inaugural Arts and Refugees Forum to take place at CPAC this weekend

August 16, 2016

This coming weekend, artists, art therapists, community development workers, educators, and arts and humanitarian organisations will partake in a special forum at Sydney’s Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, discussing artistic practice by, with, and about refugees. Inspired by the recent number of exhibitions with a focus on refugees, including CPAC’s own Refugees, and the Refugee Art Project, […]

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