Day: 28 September 2016

The Veronicas on their debut performance in Singapore & writing for album number four

September 28, 2016

While in Singapore for the Music Matters conference this month, Larry sat down with the Origliasso sisters, Jess and Lisa, to chat about The Veronicas‘ first performance in this part of the globe. The duo brought their new sounds (as well as cuts from their last two records) to Singaporean fans after much anticipation and waiting as part of the Aussie contingent of artists […]

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Music Video of the Day: post-dusk “PDFC” (2016)

September 28, 2016

Again, what is it with Brisbane producing the goods when it’s come to interesting and enticing new artists recently? The latest in this crop we’ve been digging is multi-instrumentalist post-dusk. Steadily gaining traction through this year, the producer also known as Ruby Smith has come through again, this time with the music video for her tune “PDFC”. The […]

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Crowded House announce fourth Sydney Opera House show for November

September 28, 2016

Fans who have been battling it out online for tickets to see Crowded House in Sydney this November have been given yet another chance to get their mitts on some, with the fourth show being announced today. Tickets for the November 27th show are on sale to the general public from 2pm today and we don’t really need to tell […]

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Single of the Day: Machinedrum ft. Rochelle Jordan “Tell U” (2016)

September 28, 2016

Machinedrum releases his debut album Human Energy this Friday and to continue fuelling the hype train, we’re bigging up the producer’s latest single in “Tell U”, featuring gorgeous Canadian songstress, Rochelle Jordan. “I took a sampling approach to Rochelle’s a-capella and recontextualised her lyrics in the same way I would with an old 90’s R&B a-cappella in some of […]

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Kingswood return with November national tour dates!

September 28, 2016

Yes, please. Kingswood haven’t been seen touring Australia for a minute now, with their support slot with AC/DC last year really being the only chance fans had to see the Melbourne boys back on stage since the Microscopic Wars album cycle quietened down. It’s all good though because the band is preparing to get reacquainted with long term […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: The Evening Cast “Distant” (2016)

September 28, 2016

The Evening Cast‘s second single from their 2016 studio release Belong, “Distant”, touches on themes of isolation and emptiness – those cold, dark corners one can find themselves in all too often when on the road or simply trying to find a sense of stability or home. Establishing dreamy soundscapes anchored by well-crafted grooves and harmonies […]

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Southbound adds Tash Sultana, Seth Sentry and more to line up!

September 28, 2016

With even more artists yet to be announced, Southbound is shaping up to be festival packed with local talent. Cosmo’s Midnight, Drapht, L D R U, Kilter and Tkay Maidza are just a few massive names that will be joining a bill that already includes the likes of Catfish And The Bottlemen and The Smith Street Band. […]

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Epic Halloween party DEADLAM announces final line up including I Heart Hiroshima, GL & more!

September 28, 2016

Expanding on an already impressive line up for its third year running, Brisbane’s Deadlam has just added GL, power-pop trio I Heart Hiroshima, psych-rock stars Shady Bliss, the dreamy Golden Age of Ballooning, funk masters Big Dead, as well as newcomers Tiana Khasi, Rahms and White Blanks to the bill. These new additions will be joining […]

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Australian Music Week names White Blanks, IVY, Bootleg Rascal & more on new artist announcement

September 28, 2016

Australian Music Week has just announced the second and final list of artists set to perform at the music summit this November in Cronulla, NSW. This live music and entertainment industry conference is an annual gathering of industry professionals, artists, producers and anyone who wants to get the most out of what can at the best […]

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Sydney’s Hook N Sling features in an epic Magnificent Seven DJ lineup that took over Shoreditch Studios in London

September 28, 2016

If Berlin is known for unpredictability and eccentricity; Madrid for not sleeping from Monday to Sunday; and Sydney for those bombastic beach parties, then London is synonymous for bringing all of these values together. A city that – whether it’s art, food, clothes, behaviours – unifies different cultures’ philosophies and celebrates them. And being this […]

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Psychedelic Swedish rockers Dungen compare delivering a perfect festival set to making a full length record

September 28, 2016

Last month, we brought you the first half of our in depth interview with Swedish group Dungen, who are finally returning to Australia for a headline tour with Meredith later this year. Today we bring you the rest of our chat backstage at the iconic Primavera Festival in Spain earlier this year. During our chat […]

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Holly Marie Combs, Eoin Macken, Cheez TV – Supanova names new guests for Adelaide & Brisbane!

September 28, 2016

Buckle up, Supanova fans. The Adelaide and Brisbane events in November have just gotten bigger with the addition of some new guests! Already featuring the likes of Nathan Fillion and Lucy Hale, the pop culture expo has added  Holly Marie Combs, Eoin Macken, Cheez TV legends Jade Gatt and Ryan Lappin to both events happening over two weekends in November. Tickets are on sale for […]

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Australian Box Office Report: The Secret Life of Pets returns to the top of the litter

September 28, 2016

After falling into 2nd place on the box office ladder, The Secret Life of Pets is back on top again, making $3.41 million this week.  It also earned the the weekend’s best screen average with $6,987 from its 489 screens, and, with school holidays now upon this, this film should continue to perform well. Bridget Jones’s Baby, earning $2.81 million this […]

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Our first impressions of “Home”, Ash vs Evil Dead‘s much anticipated second season return

September 28, 2016

Well, it seems that evil doesn’t stay dormant for long. Season 2 of Ash vs Evil Dead is almost here and we got a look at the very first episode, and it’s just as good as anything the first season had to offer. Now that Ruby and Ash’s deal is in effect – allowing Ruby to rule the underworld […]

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The Great Outdoors: The Bonding Benefits of an Aussie adventure in Queensland

September 28, 2016

If you asked the average Australian male what defined them as “Australian” you would typically expect to hear about the rugged outdoors, camping, fishing and hanging with your mates. Trust an Aussie beer company to put this notion to the test. According to research released from Queensland’s Great Northern Brewing Co., while most men would […]

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Theatre Review: Hitchcock’s Birds (Sydney Fringe Festival until 30th September)

September 28, 2016

Laura Johnston’s one-woman show Hitchcock’s Birds is superbly researched and well performed, but leaves the audience wanting more. The concept behind this show is compelling: an insight into the mind of film director Alfred Hitchcock, delivered from the mouths of his leading ladies. The script is taken entirely from real life interviews with Hitchcock’s actresses, […]

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Idris Elba is DJing at Paddington’s Goodbar tonight, and entry is free (Sydney)

September 28, 2016

Though he’s mainly been in Australia to film for Thor 3, Idris Elba has taken time out of his busy schedule to fly on down to Sydney for an event with Superdry. Interesting, right? It gets better. Before the award-winning British actor departs the harbour city he will stopping by recently opened Paddington nightclub Goodbar […]

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Bare Grill to expand from La Perouse to Surry Hills this week (Sydney)

September 28, 2016

Don’t want to bus it to La Perouse and check out Bare Grill despite the promise of chowing down on some of the very best burgers in Sydney? No worries. Over the past few months the grill-and-cafe has become famous for their burgers and other delicious nosh, getting regular shout outs on the infamous Fatties […]

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Cocktail Recipes: The Rusty Nail and other Drambuie serves

September 28, 2016

Scotch Whisky Liqueur Drambuie has staged a little relaunch in Australia, particularly benefiting those around Sydney as they are in the middle of a slick three-month partnership with New Orleans homage bar The Swinging Cat. The partnership mirrors what the relaunch is all about, reviving interest in Drambuie’s storied history, focusing especially on the spirit’s […]

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Little Creatures bring back Dog Days as their first ever canned beer

September 28, 2016

When Little Creatures released Dog Days as part of their seasonal release series last year they were almost immediately flooded with praise. We sure loved it and the refreshing weather-appropriate taste offered by the use of U.S sourced cascade, summit, and mosaic hops with pilsner malt, carahell, malted wheat, caraRye, and rolled oats. It was […]

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