Day: 7 September 2016

Music Video of the Day: The Lulu Raes “Change My Tune” (2016)

September 7, 2016

The Lulu Raes are on the road this weekend with their new EP¬†All¬†Our Parents Are Divorced but in the meantime, clap your eyes on their new music video for “Change My Tune”! Musically, the song takes on more a garage-tinged edge compared to some of the more¬†pop¬†numbers The Lulu Raes have made in the past, […]

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Grouplove chat Big Mess and the making of a new album with a baby on the way!

September 7, 2016

While in Sydney recently for their wildly popular shows at the Oxford Art Factory,¬†Grouplove spent some time hanging out with Larry to chat about all the changes that have happened to the band since we last caught up. Of course, with the arrival of baby¬†Willa and the impending release of their new album¬†Big Mess, Grouplove […]

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Alex Lahey, Vera Blue, Oscar Key Sung & more feature on first artist reveal for SXSW 2017

September 7, 2016

The first names for¬†SXSW Music have been unveiled this morning, with a solid number of Australians included in this initial artist release. Along with confirmed keynote speaker¬†Lee¬†Daniels¬†(Empire), some impressive speakers have been announced too, making for an eclectic and entertaining program for another year. Featured on the first artist announce today are the likes of¬†Vera […]

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Artists at BIGSOUND 2016: The Ruminaters (Sydney) talk new music, touring in the UK & returning for their first BIGSOUND

September 7, 2016

The Ruminaters are set to hit BIGSOUND for the first¬†time this week, with an eagerly anticipated set at The Flying Cock lined up for tomorrow night. Ahead of the show, we check in with the band to see how they’re looking forward to getting amongst it all. How are you anticipating the event, if this […]

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Brian McKnight (USA) talks Better, longevity, and upcoming Australian and NZ shows

September 7, 2016

R&B songs about love and heartbreak are all too rare nowadays, even more infrequent when we’re talking ones that sound distinctive and sincere. The 21st century is riddled with shallow hits of sex and drugs that rely on catchy hooks or smart production to have any lasting appeal beyond a radio expiry date, so it’s […]

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Sony announces PS4 Pro, finally confirms PS4 Slim

September 7, 2016

The PlayStation Neo is now the PlayStation 4 Pro. Sony held a press conference in the wee hours of this morning to announce their upcoming slate of redesigned PS4 hardware.

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Win a double pass to see The Godfather at In The House in Sydney

September 7, 2016

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, this mob drama, based on Mario Puzo’s novel of the same name, focuses on the powerful Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando). The Godfather will be shown at In The House, at George Street Cinema in Sydney on September 16th. Join […]

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Divert power to forward shields: EVE: Valkyrie is now a PSVR launch title

September 7, 2016

EVE: Valkyrie, the space combat flight sim spin off of popular strategy/life absorption title EVE Online is coming to PlayStation VR on launch date, October 13.

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Australian Box Office Review: The Secret Life of Pets pounce their way to the top spot

September 7, 2016

Following its success in the US earlier this year, it was an amazing opending week¬†for animated feature¬†The Secret Life of Pets, as it took the top¬†spot at the Australian box office. ¬†Claiming¬†$1.93 million at the box office, it’s taken the spotlight away from last week’s box office no. 1,¬†Bad Moms, still at $1.29 million this […]

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Seven soon-to-be-released films looking to take Oscar gold

September 7, 2016

The Oscars survived a prickly year last year. Media outlets hounded the lack of racial diversity amongst nominated actors, of which all twenty were of Caucasian heritage. Industry hallmark Spike Lee joined a spate of actors in a #boycotttheoscars / #oscarsowhite movement and actor Chris Rock thought it appropriate to poke fun at a child […]

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Caroline O’Connor on Playing Dual Roles in Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical

September 7, 2016

This September, Caroline O‚ÄôConnor will take to the stage in the world premiere of Dream Lover ‚Äď The Bobby Darin Musical, playing the dual roles of Polly (Bobby Darin‚Äôs mother) and Mary (Sandra Dee‚Äôs mother). I asked this Australian musical theatre icon what drew her to the project and about the challenges of playing two […]

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Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre announces 2017 season

September 7, 2016

Five new Australian plays, eight world premieres and a host of international guests artists are set to make Malthouse Theatre’s 2017 season their most exciting yet. Speaking of the recently announced line up, Artistic Director Matthew Lutton said: ‚ÄúMalthouse Theatre aims to spark debate and interrogation with the theatre we create and 2017 will be […]

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Richell Prize Shortlist announced

September 7, 2016

Hachette Australia and The Emerging Writers’ Festival have announced the shortlist for the Richell Prize, named in memory of former Hachette CEO Matt Richell. Prior to his sudden death in 2014, Richell was a passionate supporter of new and emerging writers. This is¬†a¬†legacy which the award aims to continue, by celebrating unpublished authors in the […]

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Look Mum… No Hands!!! to be presented at Brisbane Powerhouse this weekend

September 7, 2016

Opening today at Brisbane Powerhouse, Look Mum… No Hands!!! is the first production from ensemble Indel-ABILITY Arts, a group comprised of artists who identify as having a disability. Set in the fictional Legless Bar on open mic night, performers share accounts of their struggles to find opportunity and succeed in an industry that places so […]

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Good Food Month: midnight feasts, picnic socials, night noodle markets, and more (Sydney)

September 7, 2016

It seems like Sydney’s turn to host Good Food Month this October will bring the annual event’s most ambitious program to date, turning it up a notch with some of the city’s top chefs who have come together for exclusive collaborative events highlighting some of the best in town. From midnight feasts to whole hog […]

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