Day: 19 September 2016

Here’s everything we know so far about Fargo Season 3

September 19, 2016

The acclaimed anthology series Fargo has recently announced a new season three character, played by actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead, who you might remember from 10 Cloverfield Lane and Scott Pilgrim vs The World. In wake of the news, we wanted to bring you up to date on everything we know, so far, about Fargo season […]

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Single of the Day: The Outdoor Type “Rumination” (2016)

September 19, 2016

The Outdoor Type¬†has recently released a new single in “Rumination” ahead of an exciting east coast tour next month and well, we’re vibing with it today. Produced by¬†John Castle and¬†mixed by¬†Steven Schram, the single was definitely in some good hands and serves as a solid follow up to The Outdoor Type’s eponymous EP, released last […]

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Trials and Briggs talk the impact of A.B. Original and their debut LP, Reclaim Australia, at BIGSOUND

September 19, 2016

BIGSOUND¬†2016 opened its conference stage for one¬†of Australian hip hop’s most polarising acts to come through and, as¬†Trials simply puts, explain themselves. For the¬†Funkoars legend and¬†Briggs, their 2016 collaborative project as¬†A.B. ORIGINAL¬†has woken the hip hop music community (and the wider music industry) up with some hard-hitting and unapologetic music that highlights¬†crucial issues facing our […]

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The Avalanches, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Modern Baseball… clap your eyes on these Falls Festival sideshows!

September 19, 2016

The 2016/2017¬†Falls Festival¬†and¬†Southbound run has already got festival lovers applying for holiday leave, locking away the New Year’s celebrations for the run of events out on the east and west coasts this year. Today, a run of sideshows have been announced from a large swag of artists set to play; from¬†The Avalanches on stage with¬†Grandmaster […]

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Music Video of the Day: B Wise “No Questions” (2016)

September 19, 2016

B Wise released the music video for his single “No Questions” at the end of last week, another gem from the rapper who has been consistently building himself up as one an exciting artist to watch though this year. We fell even harder for him and his music at¬†BIGSOUND¬†last week and with three impressive showcases […]

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Patti Smith, The Lumineers, Bonnie Raitt, Snarky Puppy & Andrew Bird lead first Bluesfest sideshow announcement!

September 19, 2016

New week, new tours.¬†The 2017¬†Byron Bay Bluesfest¬†has come out with their first round of sideshows and as far as initial touring announcements go, they’ve done pretty well, with the likes of¬†Patti Smith,¬†Bonnie Raitt¬†and¬†The Lumineers locking down some impressive Australian¬†headline shows. South Australians and Queenslanders miss out on this round of announcements unfortunately, with the artists […]

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Live Review: The Lulu Raes + Wild Honey + Wesley Fuller – Northcote Social Club (15.09.16)

September 19, 2016

Since showcasing at BIGSOUND 2015, The Lulu Raes have had a hectic tour schedule, sharing stages with the likes of Jamie XX, The Jungle Giants¬†and¬†Sticky Fingers.¬†In support of their recently released EP, All Our Parents Are Divorced, they‚Äôve been touring the country, winning hearts and dance floors along the way. When they took on Northcote […]

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Album Review: Twin Atlantic – GLA (2016 LP)

September 19, 2016

Despite being short for their hometown of Glasgow, GLA, the latest release from four-piece Twin Atlantic, may as well stand for ‚Äėguitars, loud, aggressive‚Äô. Now onto their fourth full length release, the group have an unarguably high benchmark to meet on the back of 2014‚Äôs successful Great Divide, and they certainly give it a red […]

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Sampa the Great talks new music & a rise in self-confidence off the back of 2016 in the spotlight

September 19, 2016

Sampa¬†the Great¬†has been¬†an artist we have loved seeing go from strength to strength through 2016. As her music has spread to more audiences around the country and her live shows have continued to build, Sampa emerged as a frontrunner in this current crop of young artists stepping up to the plate with some brilliant lyricism […]

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Miranda Tapsell on Love Child and the need to reflect diversity on screen

September 19, 2016

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Miranda Tapsell about her work on the acclaimed series Love Child, whose three seasons are now available on DVD, her now famous Logies speech and diversity in TV and film – and she’ll also let you know what she wants for Christmas. Read on: Congratulations Miranda on […]

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More Details Revealed About XBOX FANFEST: Sydney 2016

September 19, 2016

Xbox has announced some exciting new information about Xbox FanFest: Sydney 2016. If you are one of the lucky 250 free ticket holders, you will get to experience a host of interactive experiences, meet and greet with industry developers and score some cool Xbox swag.

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Two Aussie films named finalists in Manhattan Shorts Film Festival; Sydney screening announced

September 19, 2016

Australia is rocking it at the 19th annual Manhattan Shorts Film Festival this year, with two of the top ten films hailing from Australia. The worldwide event takes place in over 250 cinemas across six continents between September 23rd-2nd of October 2016, showcasing some of the best shorts from over the globe. The festival will […]

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Monster Fest 2016 to open with infamous French cannibal horror film RAW

September 19, 2016

Monster Fest 2016 has announced a killer opening film, introducing this year’s three day long festival with a film that has movie goers fainting. That’s right, when the cannibal horror film RAW screened at Toronto Film Festival, people were so terrified they were taken out of the event on stretchers. The film was awarded the […]

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Trailer drops for the second episode of Batman‘s Telltale series game Children of Arkham

September 19, 2016

Telltale has released a trailer for the second episode in the Batman – The Telltale Series ‘Episode 2: Children of Arkham’¬†which will take players on a journey exploring the Wayne family‚Äôs deep dark past. The new trailer gives a hopeful look at the second episode, which explores links between the Wayne family and organised crime. […]

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Game of Thrones,Veep and O.J. win big at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

September 19, 2016

The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards was held today at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles California. The biggest winners of the night were Game of Thrones, Veep and The People v. O.J. Simpson, with the first two winning their Best Drama and Best Comedy awards for the second consecutive year. Both took out a […]

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Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege: Starter Edition is now available exclusively on Uplay

September 19, 2016

Tom Clancy‚Äôs Rainbow Six¬†Siege¬†Starter Edition is available to download! Ubisoft has announced that the game is available as a Uplay exclusive, setting PC players back a mere AU$19.95.¬†The Starter Edition provides full access to the game, instantly unlocks up to four operators, and provides players with 600 R6 credits, but you will need to create […]

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Aussie developers become SGSCA finalists with game to raise awareness of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

September 19, 2016

Aussie Game Development students are headed to the US to represent Australasia after becoming finalists in he annual Serious Games Showcase and Challenge Australasia (SGSCA). Their one-of a-kind game, Robin, is designed to raise awareness of an invisible condition effecting 150,000 Australians, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Robin is a choice and consequence style slice of […]

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Video Games Review: ReCore (Xbox One, 2016)

September 19, 2016

There was a period between 2002 and 2007, lets call it the post-Ocarina of Time¬†era,¬†where action adventure games found a formula that worked and then stuck to it like glue. A plucky protagonist visits many, varied locations, delves into dungeons, collect treasure and items, upgrades their skills and eventually finds themselves in a showdown with […]

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Video Games Review: The Tomorrow Children (PS4, 2016)

September 19, 2016

It gets me giddy with excitement when developers like Q-Games steps outside the norm to try something original. The Tomorrow Children is so far from their usual fan-fare of PixelJunk titles you would think they have a pretty damn good reason to try and bring something original to their line-up. On the concept itself, they […]

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Five book franchises other than Divergent we’d love to see adapted to the small screen

September 19, 2016

Popular novels don‚Äôt always translate well on the big screen. While some adaptations turn into new and interesting beasts, others crumble and leave devout audiences with a bad taste in their mouth. While book to film adaptations appear to be receiving a lot of criticism as of late – take the Divergent franchise for example […]

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Comedy Review: Damien & Ross in Safari Psychosis, Tuxedo Cat (performances until 23rd September)

September 19, 2016

Damien & Ross¬†are lost in the jungle, how they got there, who the heck know? All that matters in this little production is what hijinks ‚Äď or problems ‚Äď will the two get up to? Including parts of the audience, the two try to figure out in the crazy-ness that is¬†Safari Psychosis. Damien Vosk, a […]

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Book review: 1787 by Nick Brodie

September 19, 2016

Australia Day is a fairly contentious date in the calendar. The idea that Australia began with the arrival of the First Fleet on January 26th 1788 has long been offensive to descendants of the Indigenous Australians who already occupied the land. It also dismisses interactions between Europeans and Indigenous people that predated the landing, and […]

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First Kaldor Public Art Project led by an Australian Aboriginal artist unveiled in the Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden

September 19, 2016

Sydney based Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones‘ piece barrangal dyara (skin and bones) is the most ambitious Kaldor Public Art Project to date, with 15,000 white shields and eight soundscapes taking over the original footprint of the Garden Palace building, which burnt down in 1882. Jones is the first Indigenous artist to head a Kaldor Public […]

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Heineken to launch flagship bar at Sydney Airport

September 19, 2016

Ice cold beer and food by renowned chef Wolfgang Puck is what one will find at Heineken House, the brand’s very first flagship venue in Australia, opening at Sydney Airport’s T1 Internatinal terminal. The busy airport will be hosting the new venture as part of an ongoing evolution to their food and beverage scene, providing […]

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The 15th annual Amber Affair festival returns to The Argyle (Sydney)

September 19, 2016

The Argyle will be bringing back their Amber Affair beer festival this October, encouraging folks to raise a glass to help gather some much needed funds for Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick. Hundreds of beer lovers will be coming together on Thursday 20th October for the annual event, a showcase for various delicious and unique […]

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Recipe: Root’d Spiced Panna Cotta

September 19, 2016

Melbourne-based wellness company Heal’r.com.au are edging into the market with a new spice mixture going by the name of Root’d. It’s an organic turmeric spice blend made with dandelion root, formulated after extensive research aimed at balancing taste with health, bringing together several certified organic herbs and spices to create an adaptable blend made of […]

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