Day: 19 October 2016

Festival Review: The 2016 Deni Ute Muster brings in stomper crowds for another huge year

October 19, 2016

Opening in 1999 to bring tourism to the small country town of Deniliquin, New South Wales, the ,concluded September and kicked off October with a bang! Although, as it was wet and muddy throughout the whole weekend – that bang may have been the crack of thunder, we just can’t be too sure … A […]

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Golden Plains XI Full Moon line up features The Specials, Nicolas Jaar, Kurt Vile & more

October 19, 2016

Golden Plains XI has got a Full Moon party ready to impress down at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre from March 11th – 13th. With the full line up dropping, we’re stoked to see the likes of Nicolas Jaar (pictured) and The Specials joining the already announced headliner, Neil Finn, while a whole slew of incredible names also feature. When you’ve got the […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Japanese House “Face Like Thunder” (2016)

October 19, 2016

The Japanese House has released a new music video for “Face Like Thunder” – another gorgeous song from the British musician and producer. For the artist (21 year old Amber Bain), her music has continued to showcase her talent for mixing the melancholic with the stunningly sunlit, with her production and alt-pop arrangements ticking all the […]

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NYE On the Hill reveals The Preatures, CERES, L-FRESH The Lion & more for 2016 festival

October 19, 2016

The complete line up for NYE On The Hill has arrived and, with the announcement that there are less than 500 tickets on offer, you’d best make up your minds quick as to where you’re going to be ringing in 2017 (hint: this is a bloody good way of doing it). Headlined by The Preatures, the third NYE […]

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Single of the Day: Crystal Cities “Good Life” (2016)

October 19, 2016

Sydney trio Crystal Cities have doled out a shiny track in “Good Life”, primed for your summer playlist this year. Considering the band is currently taking the single around to venues down the east coast, “Good Life” is pretty indicative of the wave they’re currently riding. The sounds encompass indie pop and some psychedelic lilts as well […]

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Live Review: Gold Class + Stina Tester | Cinta Masters + Palm Springs – The Tote, Melbourne (15.10.16)

October 19, 2016

Palm Springs, a Melbourne act renowned for dark, sombre country music, dusky vocals and lyrical honesty were represented as a single act on Saturday night. Erica Dunn represented the band, bringing a set reminisce of Chelsea Wolfe; doom folk meets the blues. One woman, armed with a guitar, held The Tote’s audience hostage, with no […]

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Live Review: Ball Park Music + The Creases + Gunns – Capitol, Perth (16.10.16)

October 19, 2016

The Every Night The Same Dream tour hit the chilly streets of Perth on Saturday night as Ball Park Music took to the sold out stage of Capitol, bringing with them fellow Brisbanites The Creases and homegrown locals Gunns. Touting plenty of material from their fourth album, there were plenty of former classics thrown into […]

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Her Sound, Her Story: Michelle Grace Hunder & Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore throwing spotlight on female strength in the music industry

October 19, 2016

This year’s Melbourne Music Week will see many different productions and performances take the spotlight throughout some of the city’s best established and reworked spaces but one of the most special and most talked about, has to be the debut of Her Sound, Her Story. From the creative minds of Melbourne photographer Michelle Grace Hunder and filmmaker Claudia Sangiorgi […]

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Konstantin Kersting of The Belligerents talks “Caroline” & their debut album!

October 19, 2016

As I’m chatting to Konstantin Kersting, bassist of The Belligerents, the band has just touched down in Melbourne and their cymbals appear to be missing in action. While the remainder of the Brisbane five-piece tracked down the elusive percussion pieces, Konstantin chatted with me about their upcoming album release, their new single “Caroline”, national tours, […]

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The PAX AUS 2016 Schedule is now live. Plan your weekend accordingly.

October 19, 2016

PAX Australia 2016 has released its final schedule this morning, allowing punters to start planning their whereabouts for the massive three-day convention. Tourneys, panels, tutorials and concerts — so much to see, and only three days to see it in.

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Toby Wallace & Mitzi Ruhlmast talk about nostalgia and adolescence in their new film Boys in the Trees

October 19, 2016

Out in cinemas today, just in time for Halloween is the new Australian film Boys in the Trees, straight off the international festival circuit. We sat down with the film’s stars Toby Wallace and Mitzi Ruhlmann to talk about filming at night in Adelaide, the film’s nostalgic 90s soundtrack, what they hope audiences take away […]

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Film Review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) proves a predictable, dry and by-the-numbers sequel

October 19, 2016

Based on the 18th book in the series by Lee Child and a follow-up to 2012’s Jack Reacher, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back sees the titular brooding anti-hero (Tom Cruise) roll into DC for a date with Major Susan Turner (Cobie Smulders) only to find her imprisoned on espionage charges. Before long Reacher, Turner and […]

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Kylene Anderson & Gillian Leahy among guests at the Travelling Film Festival in Townsville and Rockhampton

October 19, 2016

Sydney Film Festival’s Travelling Film Festival is headed to Townsville and Rockhampton this November and they’re bringing some special guests along. Star of bodybuilding documentary Destination Arnold – Kylene Anderson – will be attending the Rockhampton show while Gillian Leahy whose “dog-umentary” Baxter & Me is playing at the festival, will also make an appearance. […]

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Interview: Gus Worland of ABC’s Man Up talks about what it should mean to be a real man & best mate Hugh Jackman

October 19, 2016

Australian television and radio personality Gus Worland is perhaps best known for his series of reality television programs for Foxtel (An Aussie Goes Barmy, An Aussie Goes Bolly and An Aussie Goes Calypso). In 2009, he took up the role of co-host of Triple M’s breakfast show in Sydney. Within two years, The Grill Team […]

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Galaxy Note 7 officially banned from Australian airlines; Samsung to open product swap points at airports

October 19, 2016

In the wake of Australian airlines officially banning the explosion prone mobile device Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from travel (Rex officially made their ban today, following on from Tiger, Qantas and Virgin earlier in the week), Samsung have announced that they will be setting up booths to allow their customers to trade the product for […]

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Parramatta to get their first five-star hotel courtesy of QT Hotels & Resorts in 2020

October 19, 2016

QT Hotels & Resorts is set to expand their Australian operations, with the announcement this week that the “quirky” luxury brand will be opening a new property in Parramatta. Their third New South Wales hotel – which is set to open in 2020 – will also hold the distinction as being the city’s first five-star […]

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Travel Diary: Perth’s Rag n’ Bone experience the touring life of mainland China

October 19, 2016

When we last left Perth rockers Rag n Bone, they were leaving Singapore and heading to China to play the Concrete and Grass Festival – but would the threat of a typhoon keep them from reaching their destination? Let’s see how they went, how they got there and see all the experiences they had along […]

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Woolloomooloo’s Red Line Productions reveals UNSPOKEN 2017 season

October 19, 2016

World premieres, Australian firsts, and theatre classics make up UNSPOKEN, the 2017 season for Woolloomooloo’s Red Line Productions. Expect no consistent answers, just 60 seats and no chicken shits. UNSPOKEN marks the company’s third year at the Old Fitz Theatre, with the intimate 63 seat theatre celebrating its own milestone this year, turning twenty. Speaking […]

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Review: David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (17.10.16)

October 19, 2016

“We’re all here because we love David,” – this sentiment noted by Tim Rogers, was the feeling that prevailed throughout the night, as Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performed ‘David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed’ inside the spectacular walls of Hamer Hall. It’s no easy feat to attempt to encapsulate the bewildering scope of David Bowie‘s musical contributions […]

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Sydney’s Glen Street Theatre announces an impressive 2017 season

October 19, 2016

Spread across theatre, music, and children’s entertainment, the Belrose based Glen Street Theatre will host talent from across Australia as part of their 2017 season. Theatre program highlights include Alan Ayckbourn’s Swinging Sixties comedy Relatively Speaking, the critically acclaimed 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche, and Stones in his Pockets, the tale of a quiet Irish […]

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Artistic Director Seth Honner discusses decision making and the art of using…The Money

October 19, 2016

Melbourne Festival is getting to the stage where so many good things are happening and not much time is left. If you are in the Melbourne CBD though, you’ll be able to catch an amazing “thing” called The Money at unfamiliar artistic (if you want to call it that) surrounds of the Legislative Assembly in the […]

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The 3rd annual Digital Writers Festival announces program for its November event

October 19, 2016

Organised by the team behind the Emerging Writers Festival, the Digital Writers Festival is the only one of its kind in the world, held entirely online and streamed live through YouTube. Now in its third year, the DWF will take place from November 1st to November 11th. Aimed at exploring the possibilities for writing in […]

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Fratelli Famous and The Bavarian team up for dual opening in World Square (Sydney)

October 19, 2016

Hands up who thinks pizza and beer is a winning combination. For those who agree then there’s a new restaurant to add to your bucket list, a clever dual-concept pairing of Fratelli Famous and The Bavarian at World Square from the rapidly expanding Urban Purveyor Group. The restaurant features a communal bar, shared indoor and […]

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Lennox Hastie is bringing Firedoor to Melbourne for one night only

October 19, 2016

Lennox Hastie will be traveling down to Melbourne next week, bringing the city its very first taste of celebrated Surry Hills restaurant Firedoor. The occasion: Hastie’s former protégé, 22 year old chef Charlie Carrington, recently opened his very own restaurant in South Yarra, a globe-trotting conceptual dining experience called Atlas Dining. Hastie will join Carrington […]

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