Day: 29 September 2016

Acts You Must Check Out at the Yours & Owls Festival This Weekend!

September 29, 2016

North Wollongong’s Stuart Park is about to be turned out with this year’s Yours & Owls Festival taking place over the long weekend. Saturday and Sunday will see a great line up of Australian and international talent take part; some well known to Australian music fans, some visiting this area of the NSW coast for the first time. Below […]

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Music Video of the Day: Gallant ft. Jhene Aiko “Skipping Stones” (2016)

September 29, 2016

One of our favourite songs of this year now has a film clip, yes. Gallant and Jhene Aiko‘s gorgeous “Skipping Stones”, produced by Adrian Younge and Stint for Red Bull Sound Select, sees the former locked up in the boot of a car by Aiko in this slick music video directed by American Millennial. Switching between the perspectives of both vocalists, the clip […]

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10 Years On: Remembering The Killers’ Sam’s Town

September 29, 2016

On the 10th anniversary of The Killers’ sophomore album Sam’s Town, journalist and The Killers’ biggest fan (self-appointed) Anthony Colangelo explains why Sam’s Town is such a special LP and why it proves the band is just as good as any mid-2000’s alt-rock outfit.  __ I remember the first time I listened to Sam’s Town. […]

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Robbie Miller announces Closer To Home EP tour for November

September 29, 2016

Robbie Miller will be taking his new EP Closer To Home out to fans in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne this November, capping off what’s been a fruitful year for the talented singer and songwriter. Closer To Home of course follows on from Miller’s debut EP release, The Faster The Blood Slows, and will see release this October 28th. Having […]

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Golden Plains XI nabs Neil Finn for March 2017 event!

September 29, 2016

While Crowded House fans have been losing their heads in ticket-buying chaos for the band’s November shows, Aunty has slid on in calmly this morning with the announcement that Neil Finn will be performing at Golden Plains next March. The man’s musical career doesn’t need to be explained or recalled – everyone will know at least one of the many songs Finn […]

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Santana and The Doobie Brothers join the 2017 Bluesfest line up!

September 29, 2016

Bluesfest Byron Bay has dropped another lil artist announcement on us this morning, with the confirmation that the legendary Santana (with full band) and The Doobie Brothers will both be on the festival line up over Easter weekend 2017. More announcements are still to come, but as Bluesfest continues to roll on towards its next, this one is a […]

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Stonefox touring the east coast through November with new single “Hands of Gold”!

September 29, 2016

Stonefox. The trio outta Melbourne fast fashioning for themselves a stellar live show and recorded music not to be sniffed at. Having just finished touring around the country with fellow emerging artists Mosquito Coast, the Melbourne “Dreamstate” makers have announced an east coast run of their own for November. With new single “Hands of Gold” set […]

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First Impressions: Marvel’s Luke Cage (USA, 2016) may be the best Defenders series yet

September 29, 2016

Netflix are certainly not playing it safe with Luke Cage, their third collaboration with Marvel, nor are they tripping over themselves as they retread through the same universe as Daredevil and Jessica Jones. No, this one has all the ambition and polish of the other two but with the aim to make much more a […]

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New comedy project set to star Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson

September 29, 2016

As reported by Variety, Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson are set to star in a new film about the career of a venerated late-night talk show host. Kaling, who wrote the script, is hot property at the moment. Emma Thompson will play the talk show host, who apparently hires her first female writer (Kaling) right before she is […]

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Fans of The Lion King don’t seem impressed Disney are doing a live action remake with Jon Favreau

September 29, 2016

So Disney today announced that they’re undertaking a “re-imagining” of the all-time best-ever family film The Lion King. And it nearly broke Twitter. No. Stop. You've gone too far this time. Back away from that script right now, sir!https://t.co/GnHz2lT9Mx — Liz Tierney (@eliztierney13) September 28, 2016 https://twitter.com/thezakroeshow/status/781158919733403649 Lion King remake… *sigh! Must all things be ruined? 🤔 — Cate […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them‘s final trailer has all the magic and fantasy you could ever dream of

September 29, 2016

Making its debut to the world wide web just yesterday, Warner Bros. Pictures launched the final trailer of highly-anticipated fantasy-drama, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Based on the book written by J.K Rowling, the film starring Eddie Redmayne entails a visual encapsulation of the book, filled with magical elements and eye-catching aesthetics on wizardry […]

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The most expensive series ever produced, Netflix’s The Crown, releases first trailer

September 29, 2016

Netflix has revealed the first trailer for their new original series The Crown, which has become the most expensive series ever produced. The first season of the ten-part series has had a production cost of about US$130 million , which is roughly about AU$169 million. The Crown has exceeded the cost of Game of Thrones and Rome with a per-episode cost of […]

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Foxtel’s Showcase to fast track HBO newest titles Westworld,Divorce and Quarry

September 29, 2016

With Foxtel earning the title ‘Home of HBO’, showcasing popular favourites like Game of Thrones, the TV network have managed to free up some time slots for exclusive HBO TV titles, Westworld, Divorce and Quarry. Making its premiere, Westworld  will be broadcasted on Mondays from October 3 at 12PM (same time as the U.S). In […]

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New Lego Dimensions Battle Arena trailer shows off new game modes and characters

September 29, 2016

Lego Dimensions Battle Arena, a multiplayer-focused expansion for Lego Dimensions, has officially been announced and a trailer has been revealed. Parents be warned though: this is going to cost you a lot of money. The latest expansion for the Lego Dimension franchise is a local multiplayer split-screen combat-arena style game featuring all of the current characters, and some new, from […]

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IMAX to offer exclusive sneak peek footage of Doctor Strange in two Australian cinemas

September 29, 2016

Marvel Studios and IMAX have teamed up together and will be offering 15-minutes of exclusive footage on upcoming and highly-anticipated superhero film Doctor Strange (directed by Scott Derrickson). On October 11th at 6:30PM, two cinema locations across Australia will be showing this footage in 3D. These will be in IMAX 3D at IMAX Melbourne in Victoria […]

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10 Things You Need To Check Out At EB Expo This Weekend

September 29, 2016

The EB Expo kicks off tomorrow and if you’re still wondering what you’re going to do with yourself at such a huge show, relax, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our top 10 things to see at the convention!

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Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning star in 20th Century Women; first trailer released

September 29, 2016

The first trailer for 20th Century Women,  a film about life and love set in Santa Barbara at the end of the 70’s, has been officially released. The film is about a single mother named Dorthea (played by Annette Bening), who is struggling to raise her teenage son, Jamie. She enlists the help of two […]

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Eric Andre announces Australian stand-up debut

September 29, 2016

It’s time to ranch it up! One of the hottest comedians in the world right now, Eric Andre, has just announced that, for the very first time, he’ll be coming down to tour (some of) Australia before the year is over, performing twin stand-up shows in Melbourne and Sydney. The man’s daring and boundary-pushing approach […]

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Best things to do in Sydney this long weekend (Sep 30th-Oct 3rd)

September 29, 2016

It seems like quite some time since we last had a long weekend, but thankfully the time has come for Labour Day to do what it does best and celebrate labour by subtracting it from our lives for one day. Monday 2nd October will (hopefully) be a work-free, stress-free day for you so make the […]

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