Day: 26 October 2016

Falls Downtown adds more artists & unveil further plans for their inaugural Freo event

October 26, 2016

So, we all know that when the Falls Festival party heads out West next January, they’ve got some pretty cool plans set up for Freo music fans. Today, they unveiled some more info about the spaces they’re set to take over for the inaugural Falls Downtown event, as well as adding some more artists to the mix. First […]

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Music Video of the Day: Fanny Lumsden “Bravest of Hearts” (2016)

October 26, 2016

Fanny Lumsden has an ARIA nomination rightfully to her name, with her debut Small Town Big Shot up for Best Country Album this November. For the Sydney based musician, it’s another bit of praise heaped onto the pile of acclaim she’s received for her work both on stage and in-and-out of studio. A captivating performer, Lumsden […]

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce January 2017 Australian & NZ tour

October 26, 2016

Bringing Skeleton Tree home to Australia, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced an unmissable run of shows next January. The tour will see the band head to New Zealand as well, with shows lined up for both Auckland and Wellington mid-January. Understandably, this tour is going to be one of the band’s biggest and arguably, […]

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Live Review: Horrorshow + B Wise – The Gov, Adelaide (23.10.16)

October 26, 2016

Horrorshow have always been welcomed with open arms by their loyal Adelaide crowd and it was no different this time around, with a whole lot of familiar faces flocking to The Gov despite it being a chilly Sunday night. It might have something to do with the fact that it’s been a minute since Horrorshow were […]

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Kingswood’s Alex Laska on an ‘unconventional’ sophomore record ahead of their Australian tour

October 26, 2016

With their new single “Creepin” released only a fortnight ago, the wheels have begun to turn again for the Melbourne’s Kingswood as they prepare to re-emerge on the Australian tour circuit with a new live show ready to offer fans, not to mention some more tastes of what’s to come on their new album. Guitarist and songwriter Alex […]

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Live Review: Cub Sport + Bec Sandridge – Jimmy’s Den, Northbridge (22.10.16)

October 26, 2016

Fresh off the release of their long in the waiting debut album This Is Our Vice, Cub Sport returned to Perth for their first headline show in the city as part of their national tour.  Playing alongside support regular Bec Sandridge and local band The Peppermint Club, the Snapchat videos were up in full force […]

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Tour Diary: Telstra Road To Discovery winner Merpire heads to Nashville for AmericanaFest

October 26, 2016

Merpire is the conceptualisation of Sydney singer/song-writer Rhiannon Atkinson Howatt, who takes the typical mood of the ukulele, and warps it into new uncharted sounds. After winning the Telstra Road To Discovery in 2015, Merpire was awarded a trip to music capital of the USA, Nashville as part of her prize package, to play at […]

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We rank the episodes of Black Mirror‘s third season from worst to best

October 26, 2016

I don’t know how I managed to miss the memo, but I only realised there was a new season of Black Mirror coming perhaps two weeks before the new episodes of thrilling goodness premiered on Netflix. Like many no doubt, I’ve been hooked on Charlie Brooker‘s anthology series ever since he put Rory Kinnear‘s UK Prime Minister in a […]

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TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2, Episode 4 “DUI” (USA, 2016)

October 26, 2016

Every now and again, a television series delivers an episode that may not necessarily be bad but it’s just mundane and almost boring. Enter DUI. Despite an important closing minute, Ash vs Evil Dead’s fourth episode of its second season can pretty much be regarded as filler. After Ash’s dad had his head mushed all […]

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Tech Review: Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset (Turtle Beach, 2016)

October 26, 2016

The Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset are Turtle Beach’s top-of-the-line gaming cans. Built with high level eSports play in mind, they are designed to be the sort of thing a professional e-athlete would prefer.

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Travel Diary: Melbourne based trio BREVE on their maiden voyage to the UK and Europe

October 26, 2016

Melbourne based experimental/psychedelic rock/electronic trio BREVE, are releasing their debut album Nothing Stays The Same on November 1st. They just got home from their first international tour through UK and Europe and take us through their experiences with this travel diary: Here’s a photo of the three of us with our trusty tour steed. A […]

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We hop across the Murray River for a day in Wodonga, VIC

October 26, 2016

Often over-shadowed by its NSW counterpart, Wodonga and its surrounds are an absolute day-trip must with a lot to offer! With a population of over 35,000 people, Wodonga sits on the Victorian side of the Murray River. Whether you stay in town or nearby, there’s a lot to do and see – if you’re willing […]

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Paul Beatty takes home 2016 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout

October 26, 2016

Paul Beatty has taken home the 2016 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout – becoming the first American to win the award. The Sellout is a searing and, incredibly topical, satire of race relations in contemporary America. The novel is narrated by African-American Bonbon, a resident of a run-down town in Los Angeles, which […]

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Book Review: Goodwood by Holly Throsby is a sharp, well written and charming novel

October 26, 2016

Holly Throsby is an Australian singer songwriter (and now novelist) who has five albums under her repertoire as a solo artist. Holly has now thrown her voice out and her thoughts in, to showcase her new debut novel, Goodwood. Goodwood is a story not about musicians or anything related to the musical world; it’s a […]

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The latest fusion food to hit Melbourne is a mix between a lemon meringue pie and a croissant

October 26, 2016

Joel Alderson (ex-Attica), who is the Executive Chef over at One Eleven in The Hotel Windsor, has been thinking a bit outside of the box when it comes to the limited edition freak-foods that have been steadily taking over Australia this year. This isn’t a doughnut milkshake, a cronut, a poutine burger, or a churro […]

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Young Henrys and Jameson are launching an Irish whiskey inspired red ale this weekend (Sydney)

October 26, 2016

Following their collaboration bringing special boilermakers to the country earlier this year, craft beer favouites Young Henrys and iconic Irish Whiskey Jameson have once again joined forced to launch a very exclusive, limited edition beer this week. Going by the name of Craic & Barrel, the new brew is an Irish Red Ale that has […]

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