Day: 6 September 2016

Nine artists I’m not going to miss at BIGSOUND – and neither should you!

September 6, 2016

Well, I’m just about to jump on a plane up to BIGSOUND, and many of you probably are as well. So while your editor-in-chief Sosefina delivered her comprehensive nine picks earlier in the week, today I’m going to assume you’re as time poor as I am and just cut to the chase. Here are the […]

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Watch a bunch of great Aussie bands recommend records from 2015 you need to listen to

September 6, 2016

There was so much great music released in 2015. But now, 9 months into 2016, it’s easy to forget some of what might have come before us. So, we’re looking back at what a bunch of Aussie bands rated amongst their favourite albums and songs of 2015. Did you listen to all of them? Featured […]

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Single of the Day: Auguste “Siren Sounds” (2016)

September 6, 2016

Adelaide duo Auguste have continued to display promising potential with their new single, “Siren Sounds”. Straight up the alley of everything dreamy and atmosphere, a path illuminated by the likes of London Grammar in recent years, the song a great production by the girls who already made a significant impact with debut single “Kingdom”. The song itself […]

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Music Video of the Day: Shapeshifter “Stars” (2016)

September 6, 2016

Shapeshifter invite you to take a peek into tour life with their latest music video for single, “Stars”. The New Zealanders, who are readying the release of their sixth studio album this November, have been blazing through Europe, the South Pacific region and Asia recently with sold out shows impressively being delivered upon. That journey has been […]

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Katy Steele on what she hopes fans take away from her debut solo album, Human!

September 6, 2016

As we edge nearer to the release of Katy Steele‘s debut album Human, we find out some more about what the songwriter is hoping the record will showcase to fans and newcomers to her music alike. Having spent some time away from Australia in redefining her creative style away from Little Birdy, Steele returns with a collection of […]

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British India touring Australia with new single, “I Thought We Knew Each Other”, from October to December

September 6, 2016

Another huge tour is coming British India‘s way, with the Melbourne group set to be out on the road from October right through until December. Touring their new single, “I Thought We Knew Each Other”, British India emerge from the studio confident and raring to go. Since the release of their latest acclaimed album Nothing Touches Me, […]

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Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: Bec Sandridge (Sydney) on locking in nanna naps, playing new material and more

September 6, 2016

Yesterday, we premiered a special music video for Bec Sandridge‘s ridiculously catchy single “You’re A Fucking Joke” – a great precursor for what are set to be some awesome live sets at BIGSOUND for the Stanwell Park local. With this year’s BIGSOUND being Sandridge’s first as a performer, she lets us in on how she’s anticipating […]

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Shocker shows up on set of Spider-Man: Homecoming

September 6, 2016

A leaked call sheet that was originally posted on Reddit got comic fans talking recently, as it appeared to show that Fargo star Bokim Woodbine would be playing Herman Shultz aka Shocker in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Although it hasn’t been officially confirmed, we can pretty much assure you that Shocker will appear in the new film, thanks […]

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Film Review: My Scientology Movie (M15+) (USA, 2015)

September 6, 2016

Now I admit I don’t really watch a lot of documentaries, but in recent years I have gotten myself into a good groove when I discovered the work of documentary filmmaker, Louis Theroux. The first documentary I saw of his was The Most Hated Family in America, which was about people in the Westboro Baptist […]

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Here are your PS Plus freebies for September

September 6, 2016

However you feel about Sony’s monthly offering of free games courtesy of their PlayStation Plus service, it will be hard to deny that we’re getting at least one massive treat this month. PlayStation 4 Current gen players, you’re pretty much getting the cream of the crop. Journey (originally released on PS3) has been remastered for […]

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Playstation Australia are bringing VR to the EB Expo and here’s your chance to play it

September 6, 2016

The EB Expo is upon us and Playstation Australia are gearing up by inviting attendees to pre-book for their very own VR session. VR is becoming very real, very fast and PlayStation VR is just one of the products heralding its arrival. Now Playstation Australia is encouraging anyone headed to the EB Expo to book a […]

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PAX West 2016: Razer announces some impressive new products

September 6, 2016

Razer, head honcho in gaming peripherals have unveiled a handful of new products at PAX West over the weekend including a couple of new laptops, a keyboard and a new headset. Razer Blade Stealth Laptop The sleek new laptop houses the latest 7th Generation Intel® Core i7 processor and now packs up to 1 TB of PCIe solid-state […]

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The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 6 – 12 September 2016

September 6, 2016

Here are this week’s TV picks… Wednesday Black-ish, 7Flix, 7:30pm AEST A refreshing comedy, a family man worries about kids losing touch of their culture. With help from his father (Laurence Fishburne), he tries to get his kids immerse into their roots. Thursday Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Ch7, 9:10pm AEST Just in time […]

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The master of the mockumentary, Christopher Guest, reunites his usual suspects for Netflix’s Mascots

September 6, 2016

Christopher Guest, famed director of Best in Show and writer of This is Spinal Tap has helmed a new film, exclusively for Netflix, and he’s brought his friends along. The new mockumentary, simply titled Mascots, provides a hilarious insight into the world of competitive mascots, has a slew of previous cast members from Guest’s films including Parker Posey, […]

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Is Murder She Wrote star Angela Lansbury coming to Game of Thrones?

September 6, 2016

German news site Bild has reported that Angela Lansbury – the iconic star of Murder She Wrote – may be joining the cast of Game of Thrones for their second last season. The star of the twelve-year long crime series is potentially joining the seventh season with a guest appearance, spanning two episodes. Lansbury will spend […]

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Genevieve Morris talks about her role in the new Australian comedy series Little Acorns

September 6, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to speak to actress Genevieve Morris from the newly released web  series Little Acorns – something of a child-care, work-place comedy. Across this – and my chat with Emily Taheny which you’ll be able to read online soon – we discuss the show and its highlights, such as labia cakes and […]

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Australian dessert king Andy Bowdy is opening a cafe in Enmore (Sydney)

September 6, 2016

After leaving Hartsyard and starting his own online cake shop, Andy Bowdy has emerged as one of the foremost dessert kings in Australia, constantly pumping out high quality cakes and pastries to meet a feverish demand which has remained high since the solo business kicked off over a year ago. Now Andy is ready to […]

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Golden Gaynetto: Streets launch Golden Gaytime and Cornetto hybrid ice cream

September 6, 2016

Sometimes dreams become a reality. Streets Ice Cream have a good history of actually listening to their consumers and actually paying attention to creative requests and unique ideas. One such idea is to create the love child of the brand’s beloved Golden Gaytime and Cornetto, appropriately named the Golden Gaynetto. It was a piece of […]

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That all-you-can-eat cereal cartoon party you always dreamed of is coming to Sydney

September 6, 2016

Those mornings spent waking up early to watch Ryan and Jade of Cheez TV introduce some of the best damn television ever made need not be a distant memory with an event like this. Just over a week away, the annual Sydney Underground Film Festival will make it’s triumphant return to celebrate 10 years of […]

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Grumpy Donuts are opening a store in Camperdown (Sydney)

September 6, 2016

For the past 16 months Sydney-based Grumpy Donuts have been one of the most dominant online delivery food businesses on the scene. They’ve been called Sydney’s finest donuts by numerous critics, whenever they host pop ups you can expect queues rivaling the likes of Burgers by Josh and Uncle Tetsu, and they are regular staples […]

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