Day: 28 August 2016

How To Be A Human Being: Glass Animals take us through LP #2!

August 28, 2016

Ahead of the weekend, Glass Animals released How To Be A Human Being, their much anticipated second album. As a follow up to their 2014 debut Zaba, this new collection of music has seen the Oxford group continue to pursue an ambitious approach to their craft and the final result has been a joy to listen to (check […]

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Music Video of the Day: Angel Olsen “Sister” (2016)

August 28, 2016

Angel Olsen‘s latest music video, this time for her stunning tune “Sister”, showcases summer in LA, particularly at Joshua Tree National Park. Directed by Olsen and Conor Hagen, the clip features some gorgeous cinematography. As Olsen explains: “I wanted to keep from cutting these shots up too much. I wanted to slow frames down just enough […]

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Video Games Review: Attack On Titan: Wings of Freedom (PS4, 2016)

August 28, 2016

Quite often we get stuck with inferior video game adaptations of TV shows and movies. It’s a rarity for any of them to accurately reflect the source material without ruining it in some form or another. Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom, is a true testament of what can be done with a team that is passionate about […]

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Review: Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza may be the best, most awe-inspiring Cirque ever in Australia

August 28, 2016

From Varekai to Dralion and Ovo to Totem, Australia has been lucky enough to have its fair share of Cirque du Soleil productions make their way to our country under the famed Grand Chapiteau across the last decade. But their latest – Kooza – which premiered in Sydney on Thursday ahead of a lengthy national […]

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Review: Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! is improv comedy at its finest in its Sydney debut

August 28, 2016

Following on from performances in Brisbane and Melbourne, as well as fitting in some time for the show’s host Scott Aukerman to appear on ABC’s The Mix, The Project and more, the cult TV and Podcast series Comedy Bang! Bang! made its much anticipated debut in Sydney last night, in front of what had to […]

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Aladdin‘s Genie out of the bottle; Michael James Scott fills us in on the Australian production

August 28, 2016

The incredible new Broadway musical Aladdin had its Australian premiere earlier this month at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre – and we absolutely loved it. We wanted to learn a bit more about the show, so we caught up with our Genie – Michael James Scott – who comes out of the original Broadway production, to learn […]

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Strip clubs, live music venues, and some CBD bars are now exempt from the lockout laws (Sydney)

August 28, 2016

Much has been said about Mike Baird’s contentious Sydney lockout laws and it’s widespread effect on the hospitality industry and vibrant nightlife that the city’s tourism (and morale) kind of needs. Last week a Supreme Court ruling may have put a crack in those laws, as there are now some venues across Sydney which will […]

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Mosman’s Avenue Road Cafe pushes forward with fresh new look and menu (Sydney)

August 28, 2016

The team behind Mosman favourite Avenue Road Café have made the recent decision to re-focus their approach, resulting in both a new menu and a new look, switching up their breakfast and lunch offerings to include an array of dishes that focus on owner Taran Tamana’s heritage, reinterpreting café classics through a unique scope that […]

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Peter Manettas Seafood is Sydney’s first fully interactive online fish market

August 28, 2016

Purchasing freshly prepared seafood just got a whole lot easier for Sydneysiders. Digital service Peter Manettas Seafood has brought the city it’s first truly interactive online fish market with the aim of creating greater and more convenient access to over 120 different seafood products, all of which are sourced directly from the Sydney Fish Market […]

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Summer Hills’ One Penny Red has expanded with the opening of Vernon’s Bar (Sydney)

August 28, 2016

The team behind Summer Hill’s popular One Penny Red restaurant have completed a long awaited expansion with the level-one opening of their new concept Vernon’s Bar, extending the lively atmosphere of an already largely celebrated local favourite. Chef RJ Lines (ex-Longrain) will help the new bar-restaurant distinguish itself with a menu of modern seasonal dishes […]

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Rootstock: artisan wine and food festival returns to Carriageworks this November (Sydney)

August 28, 2016

For its third year bringing a program of natural wines and sustainable, artisan produce to Sydney, Rootstock will once again be setting up within the iconic walls of Carriageworks come November. Maintaining a dedication to sustainable practices and organic, biodynamic, and natural wines, Rootstock stands as one of the most unique food and wine festivals […]

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Orange Wine Festival announces special program to celebrate 20 years of winemaking (NSW)

August 28, 2016

One of New South Wales’ best known and most loved annual festivals returns when the Orange Wine Festival takes over the famous cool-climate region come October. Spread from 14th to 30th October, the stacked program, celebrating 20 years of Orange as a wine-growing region, will add an additional two signature festival events along with its […]

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The Randwick Club launches expansive Cantonese restaurant Zhu Canton (Sydney)

August 28, 2016

The Randwick Club’s third level has now doors to an elegant Cantonese inspired dining experience, Zhu Canton, this past week. The modern Asian restaurant’s name shares several different meanings including ‘host’, ‘to join together’ and ‘to express good wishes’ and is an expansive, beautifully furnished offering that will open guests up to a daily Yum […]

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Abseil for Youth: abseil down 33 storeys face first for charity this October in Sydney’s CBD

August 28, 2016

Fundraising for a great cause has reached dizzying new heights (pun fully intended) with a hoard of thrill seeking good samaritans set to abseil down the 33 level office building at 1 Market Street in Sydney’s CBD this October in a bid to raise funds for Sir David Martin Foundation. In a record breaking attempt […]

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