Day: 16 October 2016

Live Review: Phantogram – The Midland, Kansas City (14.10.16)

October 16, 2016

Last Friday night showed the clear evolution and ambition of one of alt-rock’s most interesting and envelope-pushing bands.  Phantogram is composed of Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, the two have been making music together since 2009 and their electronic, rock outfit just released their third album appropriately titled Three. As the lights went down on […]

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Live Review: Big Scary + Dreller – The Rosemount Hotel, Perth (14.10.16)

October 16, 2016

Their first headline tour to reach the West Coast since 2013, Big Scary returned to Perth to play at The Rosemount Hotel on Friday night for the release of their latest album Animal. Bringing along Dreller featuring former Papa Vs Pretty frontman Thomas Rawle, it was a night of seriously loose heartfelt vibes with plenty […]

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Kevin Baird on Two Door Cinema Club’s new LP Gameshow, current influences & more

October 16, 2016

On the eve of the release of their highly anticipated third record Gameshow, Kevin Baird of Two Door Cinema Club jumped onto Skype to chat to Aidan Hogg about playing Reading Festival, the band’s influences and how they took a different approach for their new album. There’s been a shift in your sound between [2012 album] Beacon […]

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Rockstar updates their logo ahead of possible announcement, internet goes crazy

October 16, 2016

Could Rockstar be about to announce a sequel to Red Dead Redemption? The Grand Theft Auto developer took their their Twitter account this morning to post the image in the header above, seemingly a teaser for things to come.

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First Impressions: My weekend with PlayStation VR

October 16, 2016

PlayStation VR has officially landed and it’s off to an excellent start as a great piece of hardware that just goes above and beyond a peripheral. It makes the PlayStation 4 the very gaming system that will set it apart from the rest this holiday season (If you can get your hands on a VR […]

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Video Games Review: XCOM 2 (PS4, XBOX ONE, 2016)

October 16, 2016

After spending the last six months as a PC exclusive, XCOM 2 has finally arrived on consoles. With everything going on in the world of gaming and VR, it has taken some time to finally dig into the game and enjoy it while sharing a few little comparisons to its PC counterpart which was released […]

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Vietnamese favourite Great Aunty Three in Surry Hills commences dinner service (Sydney)

October 16, 2016

Locals around Surry Hills should be jumping all over this one. Popular Vietnamese street food restaurant Great Aunty Three have decided that two years of just being a smart pick for lunch isn’t quite enough, meeting demand and celebrating their 2nd birthday by finally extending opening hours to dinner time. Those heading along can now […]

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Win a double pass to the Sydney Craft Beer Week Opening Gala CLOSED

October 16, 2016

We’re just about ready to give ourselves over to Sydney’s largest annual celebration of craft beer once again. Sydney Craft Beer Week is back, a nine day festival with more than 100 events showcasing everything craft beer across more than 75 different venues. You can expect the likes of axe-throwing competitions, hair of the dog […]

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Recipe: Knuspriger Schweinebauch (Crispy Pork Belly)

October 16, 2016

With Oktoberfest celebrations not letting up anytime soon at either Munich Brauhaus or the many Bavarian Bier Cafes that dot Australia’s east coast it’s kind of called for that we tap into the German powerhouses for a traditional recipe, right? Around 2.5 tonnes of pork belly will be roasted and served with traditional crackling skin […]

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Charlie Carrington opens “no rules” restaurant Atlas Dining in South Yarra (Melbourne)

October 16, 2016

22 year old Melbourne chef Charlie Carrington has taken inspiration from an eight month trip spanning 15 countries for his new – and very first – South Yarra restaurant Atlas Dining, hoping to channel vast influences from the likes of South American, North America, Europe, and Asia. A casual restaurant that constantly evolves with “no […]

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Juniperlooza: Melbourne’s riverside gin festival is back

October 16, 2016

After a successful outing last year, Melbourne’s premiere celebration of all things gin, Juniperlooza will head to Federation Wharf this November for its second time in Australia. Across two days, the weekend riverside festival will bring in a huge range of Australian and internationally crafted gins to champion one of the most loved and adaptable […]

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The Morrison is doing a bacon meets seafood menu this month (Sydney)

October 16, 2016

CBD institution The Morrison are doing something they’ve never done before for duration of this month, tasking top chef Sean Connolly with creating a “PIGFISH” menu. What’s pigfish you ask? It’s the sacred union of seafood and bacon, with Connolly crafting a menu that highlights traditionally trashed ingredients with the aim of encouraging diners to […]

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