Day: 26 August 2016

Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Fait (Perth) talks spreadsheets, speed dating & more ahead of her festival return!

August 26, 2016

Multi-instrumentalist Elise Higgins, aka Fait, is coming to BIGSOUND representin’ for the West Coast and stands to be one of the highlight artists of the live music program…at least, in our eyes. Since the release of her debut EP Atmosphere, Fait has continued to demonstrate a sharp talent for live performance and we can’t wait to see her shake […]

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Single of the Day: Jack Grace “All Lost” (2016)

August 26, 2016

Jack Grace has been building on the praise he’s been earning off the back of recent work with NGAIIRE and shows around the place with a stunning new single in “All Lost” – listen to this one and get your weekend started off right. Fusing melody with elements of trip hop, intricate beat production and an […]

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The State of Affairs (August 26, 2016): Music NSW launches Sound Advice series & more!

August 26, 2016

This week in the music industry: Music NSW announced the launch of their new music industry panel series Sound Advice, and  APRA AMCOS won Australian Disputes Centre’s Corporate Team of the Year Award. Sound Advice by Music NSW This year, Music NSW are launching Sound Advice, a new panel discussion and masterclass series aimed at artists, managers and emerging […]

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Introducing The Pin: Nkechi Anele & Lucie Cutting highlighting biculturalism in Australia with new discussion platform

August 26, 2016

For many of us, Nkechi Anele is best known for her work as the dynamic frontwoman of Melbourne band Saskwatch. Recently, she’s been entering new territory with her friend Lucie Cutting in establishing The Pin – a new website and discussion platform addressing issues of cultural identity and race in Australia. The Pin explores stories and experiences as told […]

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Mariachi El Bronx set for one-off headline Sydney show in November!

August 26, 2016

Taking some time out from their tour with Violent Soho as the demonic and fiercely entertaining The Bronx this year, Mariachi El Bronx are going to be stopping by the Manning Bar for an exclusive Sydney headline show! The only other opportunity fans will have to see Mariachi El Bronx do their thing in Australia will be at Melbourne’s Lost Lands […]

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Album Review: Glass Animals – How To Be a Human Being (2016 LP)

August 26, 2016

Too often, acts struggle to find a quality sound on their sophomore release that meets both the changing tastes and influences of the band members, but also tries to meet the demands of the fans they won over with their first release and any potential new fans that may be out there. For an act […]

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Album News Weekly: 26th August 2016

August 26, 2016

In this issue: A cool girl gives us lady wood, a Perth boy gives us a musical gang bang, some yanks call us ‘Generation Fucked’ and I need a cold shower… TOVE LO The Queen of the Clouds turned ‘Cool Girl’ is back with LADY WOOD, her highly anticipated second album. Broken this time into […]

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Breaking down Season 2 of Better Call Saul with Rhea Seehorn and Peter Gould

August 26, 2016

These days especially, it’s rare to find a prequel to anything – be it a film, TV show, movie, comic or game – that lives up to its legacy. However, AMC’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed Breaking Bad might be that rare exception. Better Call Saul is more than just a spin-off to Walter White’s […]

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So, who is the killer in HBO’s The Night Of? Let’s look at the suspects…

August 26, 2016

With the season finale of The Night Of just days away, we still have no idea who did the deed – a mystery that has been beautifully unraveling over the past seven weeks. The seventh, which will air in Australia on Sunday, leaves us with more questions than answers ahead of the 8th and final […]

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DVD Review: Criminal (MA15+) (USA, 2016) is ultimately, criminally disappointing

August 26, 2016

Despite a strong (albeit utterly unhinged) performance from Kevin Costner, Criminal‘s convoluted and underdeveloped plot make for what can only be described as an incredibly boring, yet more importantly, disappointing film to watch. Best known for his mildly received 2012 biographical crime thriller The Iceman, Ariel Vroman’s Criminal sees Kevin Costner star as Jericho Stewart, an […]

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Tigerair re-launches service between Melbourne and Canberra with special fares

August 26, 2016

It’s been five years since you could fly directly between Melbourne and Canberra with Tigerair Australia, but daily return services with the low cost carrier are set to return from 8th December 2016, adding more competition to the route currently occupied by Virgin and Qantas. Canberra, the capital of Australia, is home to the National […]

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