Day: 21 October 2016

Rockstar release gorgeous first trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2

October 21, 2016

Following the very recent, very exciting announcement that Rockstar will finally be bringing us Red Dead Redemption 2 in 2017, the unstoppable publisher has unveiled the official first trailer, and yes, it will induce tears of joy.

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Music Video of the Day: Matt Simons “Lose Control” (2016)

October 21, 2016

New York based songwriter Matt Simons has recently revealed the music video for his latest single “Lose Control” – a great cut from his new EP, When The Lights Go Down. Having made a rep for himself as a talented musician to watch last year with “Catch & Release”, Simons has continued to build momentum for himself […]

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Album News Weekly: 21st October 2016

October 21, 2016

This week in album news, Trivium are giving fans one hell of a Christmas present, Nightmares On Wax returns to his roots, Big Smoke prepare to release a special record and more! TRIVIUM The Floridian metal legends will be re-releasing their debut album, Ember To Inferno, this December 2nd in multiple formats – an undeniably […]

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Single of the Day: Battlehounds “Good Man” (2016)

October 21, 2016

Adelaide trio Battlehounds turn up the heat with their new single, “Good Man”, working its way online this week. It’s the first we’re hearing from the band in a year and a bit but hey, with this result, we ain’t mad. Kicking rock and roll licked with grit, “Good Man” gnarls and gnashes its way through its […]

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Friday Fresh Five #004: Hazel English, Young Offenders, VanderAa…

October 21, 2016

Meet some talented musos from right around the country this week, all doing some pretty tight things in studio and on the road. From Darwin to the Gold Coast and over to Cali, some cool Aussies are nailing it. Amy Shark (Gold Coast) Gold Coast singer songwriter Amy Shark has been garnering quite the rep […]

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Paul Dempsey & Alex Lahey to jump on for The Tram Jam this Melbourne Music Week

October 21, 2016

Two beloved names of the current Melbourne music scene have come onboard for the Tram Sessions‘ lineup as part of Melbourne Music Week this November. Both Paul Dempsey and Alex Lahey will be part of ‘Tram Jam 2016’ – an event that has seen the non-for-profit music series partner with Qantas this year. With both Dempsey and Lahey having toured […]

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Singaporean artist Linying on her debut EP and upcoming Australian tour dates

October 21, 2016

Fresh off a tour with Felix Jaehn, Linying is up for a busy month this November with a slew of gigs in London, Melbourne and Singapore. For those who aren’t aware of the Singapore gem, its time to get acquainted with this singer-songwriter who bounces from folk to deep house. Linying gained fame by having her […]

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The State of Affairs: The Great Escape 2017 announce lead international partner, City of Parramatta Council form new partnership with Live Music Office & more!

October 21, 2016

This week in the music industry: the City of Parramatta Council have joined forces with the Live Music Office to foster the growth of the city’s live music scene and drive economic growth in its hospitality industry, Switzerland was announced as the lead international partner of The Great Escape; and the inaugural recipients of the Victorian Government’s brand […]

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Wonder Woman’s 75th anniversary and UN designation to be celebrated with livestream

October 21, 2016

In case you haven’t heard, the 75th Anniversary of your girl Diana Prince was welcomed with her recent designation as the UN honorary ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. In celebration of this milestone, Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Comics will give fans a chance to view the UN Ceremony in New York  via […]

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The 15th German Film Fest announces its Aus 2016 program Featuring a total of 36 films

October 21, 2016

The German Film Fest is returning to Australia for its 15th run in November and has announced its complete film line-up. Featuring sports documentary Dirty Games, popular box-office film The Most Beautiful Day and James Franco and Wim Wenders’ 3D feature film Everything Will Be Fine.

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Tom Hiddleston joins the cast of Early Man as the voice of Villain Lord Nooth

October 21, 2016

Aardman and Studiocanal have announced that Tom Hiddleston has joined the cast the new animated prehistoric adventure comedy, Early Man.

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The trailer for the final Wolverine film Logan has been released, and it looks darker than ever

October 21, 2016

Marvel and 20th Century Fox have released the newest trailer for Logan, Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine film, and it looks refreshingly gritty and dark.

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Freddie Wong in live action short to celebrate arrival of Blizzard’s Heroes Brawl; Blademaster Samuro arrives in the Nexus

October 21, 2016

Blizzard‘s Heroes of the Storm brand new game mode, Heroes Brawl, has made its launch and to celebrate Blizzard have teamed up with American Youtube outfit, and RocketJump to create a hilarious live action short.

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Telltale announces free premiere episode of Minecraft: Story Mode

October 21, 2016

Telltale Games has announced that they are releasing the season premiere episode of the popular Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series for free. The episodic point-and-click adventure has eight episodes in total, at a price of $9.35 AUS per episode on Xbox One and $7.99 on iOS, which means that the newest discount will […]

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The second Assassin’s Creed movie trailer gives the historic game a modern twist

October 21, 2016

20th Century Fox has released the second Assassin’s Creed movie trailer, and it is super high-tech. The newest game to film adaption is heading to the big screen, created by Ubisoft the historical fiction game, Assassin’s Creed, got a taste of the modern day in the newest trailer release.

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Razer reveals price and specs for its insanely powerful VR-ready mobile gaming notebook

October 21, 2016

The newest 17-inch Razer Blade Pro has been announced, and it packs a punch! Razer has unveiled their newest gaming laptop which incorporates an insane amount of power into the slim, inch thick notebook. With plenty of specs to exceed the minimum hardware requirements for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and OSVR HDK 2, the Razer […]

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Film Review: Ouija: Origin of Evil (USA, 2016) leaves its predecessor in the dust

October 21, 2016

Scares were flat when Stiles White made his directorial debut with 2014 film Ouija, a supernatural horror which got by commercially on its formulaic, same-same structure – and the release date being Halloween – but ultimately faltered in the face of superior genre films released that in the same year. Nothing about Ouija was particularly […]

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Pip & Pop heads to PICA for homecoming solo exhibition When Happiness Ruled

October 21, 2016

November will see the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) host the long-awaited homecoming exhibition of Perth artist Pip & Pop; and if early images are anything to go by When Happiness Ruled promises to be a wonderfully captivating, colour saturated, trippy experience. Set to take over PICA’s central gallery space, When Happiness Ruled represents […]

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Theatre Review: The Days Are as Grass, The Depot Theatre (until 29th October)

October 21, 2016

The Days Are as Grass is a delightful series of short plays that sheds light on the lives and experiences of the older members of our community. Performed by a stellar cast, this production is sure to have you thinking deeply about your own life and making the most of the time that you have. […]

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Caroline Deyga talks diversity, fun, freedom and performing in Our Ladies of Perpetual Soccour

October 21, 2016

It’s not all serious symphonies or ponder-ment over big issues at this year’s Melbourne Festival. Those interested in seeing that has a big bold bunch of fun can do no worse that The Ladies of Our Soccur.  The performance, based on the novel The Sopranos by Alan Warner, profiles a bunch of schoolgirls heading out to a choir competition […]

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UberEATS are delivering free smashed avo around Australia this weekend

October 21, 2016

UberEATS seem to understand that torn feeling millennials now have to choose between saving for their very first home and tucking into a fund-draining, home-destroying smashed avo breakfast. The food delivery service, which recently launched all across the country is but the latest to weigh in on the #SmashedAvo debate that was sparked earlier this […]

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