Day: 24 August 2016

Check out the Volumes Festival set times ahead of the weekend of live music in Sydney!

August 24, 2016

The Volumes Festival takes over Sydney this weekend showcasing some incredible local musicians in some of the city’s best venues; with limited passes still on sale, interested punters are encouraged to purchase theirs now. Ahead of the weekend though, have a suss of the official set times for Friday and Saturday – with the likes of Nicholas […]

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Alex Lahey, Luca Brasi, The Belligerents, Tash Sultana and more for The Plot 2016!

August 24, 2016

THE PLOT is back for another year, continuing to gain speed as one of the east coast’s best festivals for both emerging talent and some of our favourites. Returning to Parramatta for its third year in 2016, THE PLOT has got a slick little line up raring to go; from indie to hip hop and raucous […]

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Music Video of the Day: Loyle Carner ft. Rebel Kleff “No CD” (2016)

August 24, 2016

Loyle Carner has been generating some heat this year; having seen the reception the young British hip hop artist garnered at SXSW this year, it was clear that this guy out of South London had some serious potential he was only giving us hints of at that pint. With his debut EP A Little Late dropping […]

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The Saints set for three special Australian shows this October!

August 24, 2016

This October, The Saints will be performing some exclusive Australian shows, all taking place at The Gasometer in Melbourne. The intimate gigs will see the group’s entire catalogue revisited with Chris Bailey returning to Australia to play alongside Iain Shedden, with  Pat Bourke and Davey Lane on bass and guitar respectively. Fans of The Saints will know how special these […]

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Single of the Day: The Peep Tempel “Rayguns” (2016)

August 24, 2016

The Peep Tempel recently announced details surrounding the release of their new album, Joy, namely that it’s coming this October and they’ll be on the road with album #3 this November and December. All of the great things. In the meantime, wrap your heads around their latest single, “Rayguns”, if you haven’t yet. A tune we’ve been loving […]

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Ceres announce October & November Drag It Down On You album tour!

August 24, 2016

With the release of their new album Drag It Down On You getting ever closer (mark September 2nd down, guys), Ceres have continued to whet fans’ appetites with the announcement of a brand new tour in support of their new music! October and November will see the boys on the road around the joint with album #2 and after initial […]

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Album Review: Disclosure – Caracal (2015 LP)

August 24, 2016

Caracal was one of the most anticipated releases of 2015. Disclosure had burst onto the scene two years before, with the brilliant debut LP Settle and lead track “Latch”, which introduced the world to the undeniable Sam Smith and that those two hair raising, falsetto syllables, “Da! Da!” (You sang them in your head right […]

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First Dark Souls 3 expansion to debut in October

August 24, 2016

The first suite of DLC for From Software’s Dark Souls 3 will launch in October. Per details from the game’s season pass, the new expansion will bring a slew of fresh spells, weapons and more.

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Interview: Tracy Letts on how he prepared for ‘that’ eighteen minute argument in Indignation

August 24, 2016

When this year is said and done, one of the standouts in cinema won’t be a film full of physical action and visual fantasy, it will be a quiet project; the first film adaptation of a Phillip Roth novel since 1969’s Goodbye, Colombus that’s actually any good. James Schamus’ Indignation is a brilliant film about […]

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Hannibal Buress is bringing his Hannibal Montanabal Experience tour to Australia

August 24, 2016

In between doubling over with belly laughs while watching Adult Swim’s outrageous The Eric Andre Show, you may notice the charming dead-pan Hannibal Buress as the show’s grounded – and relatively sane – co-host. Well that man, who is also well known for his role on Broad City, is set to tour Australia later this […]

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David Strassman talks iTedE and pushing ventriloquist boundaries

August 24, 2016

David Strassman, one of the world’s best  ventriloquists and loved the world over,  is coming back to Australia this October for his new show iTedE where he raises the bar once again and controls 5 puppets in 15 seconds! Darcy Oliver had a chat with the man himself before this show comes down under for the second time this […]

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Confluence – Festival of India announces full event program for Sydney dates

August 24, 2016

During September and October, Confluence – Festival of India will stage events across Sydney, showcasing some of India’s most exciting and interesting artistic cultures and traditions. The festival moves throughout Australia over a twelve week period, with Sydney dates running from mid-September. A joint venture between India and Australia, the festival offers a unique opportunity […]

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Haverick Meats are hosting a Meat Masterclass at The Oaks this month (Sydney)

August 24, 2016

Before August is said and done Sydneysiders will have a chance to head along to North Shore institution The Oaks for an exclusive Meat Masterclass and dinner from one of the city’s most acclaimed providores, Haverick Meats. For the event, Chef Danny Russo will be showcasing some of Haverick Meats’ finest produce in a specially […]

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David Thompson’s Long Chim opens at Martin Place this month (Sydney)

August 24, 2016

“It’s been over 20 years since I last opened a restaurant a Sydney”, says David Thompson, whose Long Chim will be finally be unveiled to the public come opening day on Monday 29th August. The renowned homecoming chef will be serving up interpretations of Thai street food at the new two-floor, 190-seat restaurant and bar, […]

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Review: Norsk Dor – CBD (Sydney)

August 24, 2016

Mystery surrounds CBD restaurant Norsk Dor, a unique Scandinavian venture from a team that has up until now been best known for their work behind small bar Uncle Ming’s. If it wasn’t for the modest signage and menu standing outside on Pitt Street, it’d be difficult to discern what the street level entrance actually leads […]

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