Day: 28 October 2016

Album News Weekly: 28th October 2016

October 28, 2016

This week we’ve got news from camps Jai Wolf, San Cisco and Lewis Cancut – all talented artists finally gifting us with mint new teasers ahead of some highly anticipated releases – plus word from the A$AP Mob and Sydney’s Pepperhead! JAI WOLF Jai has a lot to be grinning about lately; he’s recently signed […]

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The State of Affairs: APRA AMCOS release their 2015-2016 review report, Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition winners announced & more!

October 28, 2016

This week in the music industry, APRA AMCOS released their full review report for the 2015-2016 financial year period, Melbourne’s Gretta Ray won the 2016 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition, a new social networking app for the music industry was launched, and tickets to the inaugural National Live Music Awards are available now. APRA AMCOS 2015-2016 […]

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Checking in with REMI ahead of the House of Voodoo on the Central Coast!

October 28, 2016

Halloween is upon us and before you head out and get ghouled up and turnt up, party starters Sound Like A Good Time have got one killer party of their own happening on the Central Coast well worth your time. Presented by Pilerats at Proud Mary’s in Erina on Saturday night, House of Voodoo is set […]

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Melbourne’s Francesca Mountfort takes us through her new record, the neo-classical Swift & Raven!

October 28, 2016

Melbourne based composer and cellist Francesca Mountfort has today released her latest project in Swift & Raven – a perfect example of her musicianship and her talent of fusing some gorgeous classical sounds with electronic elements at the same time. Stepping out from tradition and producing music that represents a boldness and impressive ambition – Mountfort takes […]

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Friday Fresh Five #005: Shukura Chapman, LIZ, Blue Velvet, Tia Gostelow…

October 28, 2016

We’ve got some dark pop sounds mixed in with pop-punk out of Sydney; Tia Gostelow bringing some dreamy sounds out of Queensland, while LA’s LIZ comes through with some heat of her own. Happy weekend…! Bel (Melbourne) This enigmatic producer and songwriter is only 20 years old, and making some music that moves, dabbling in the darker, […]

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Single of the Day: Jack Colwell “Seek The Wild” (2016)

October 28, 2016

Jack Colwell hasn’t been off the immediate radar for too long (how memorable was that recent Opera House gig?), but he hasn’t wasted time in continuing to impress, with the release of his new single “Seek The Wild”. Following on from the frankly exquisite When The World Explodes EP, “Seek The Wild” is definitely a catchy number and has […]

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Aussie fans of The Beatles are getting a jam-packed special edition for Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

October 28, 2016

It was only supposed to be in cinemas for one week, but The Beatles documentary Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years saw fans of the iconic British group come out in their droves. It made the release so popular that some cinemas are still showing it, well over a month after it was […]

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Video Games Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20th Anniversary Celebration (PS4, 2016)

October 28, 2016

Let’s get it out of the way early: Tomb Raider has a lot to thank Uncharted for. Well, the current rebooted Tomb Raider anyway. This isn’t your childhood Lara Croft. She may have come first but when Crystal Dynamics launched their new, hardened Lara in 2013, it was pretty obvious they were channeling Naughty Dog. But […]

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Dubbed “weird, vile and sick”, the Sundance film The Greasy Strangler is touring Australia

October 28, 2016

Monster Pictures wants to invite Aussies to the weird and wacky, The Greasy Down Under Tour, showcasing the Sundance film The Greasy Strangler. Directed by Jim Hoskings, The Greasy Strangler, tells the tale of Big Ronnie (Michael St Michaels) who runs a disco walking tour in LA with his son, Big Brayden (Sky Elobar). The arrival […]

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Check out the Australian specs, prices and release dates for Microsoft’s new Surface range

October 28, 2016

Microsoft has unveiled the newest editions to their surface family, Surface Studio, Surface Dial, and Surface Book with Performance Base. The new devices are aimed to cater to the needs of creatives, across professions like design, architecture, and photography. The Iris has the low-down on the specs and prices. Surface Studio The Surface Studio is […]

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Kingdom Hearts announces HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX for PS4; reveals 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue opening movie

October 28, 2016

Square Enix and Disney have announced a Kingdom Hearts HD ReMix collection that will make veteran players feel nostalgic, and give new players a chance to play catch-up. Need a refresher, or want to enjoy the Kingdom Hearts adventures for the first time? The HD ReMix compilation will bring six Kingdom Hearts adventures to the Playstation 4 ahead […]

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Dragon Ball launches its most expansive game experience XENOVERSE 2 in Australia

October 28, 2016

Bandai Namco has announced the release of their game Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, that is promised to be the most expansive Dragon Ball game to date. The newest installment in the Dragon Ball universe boasts enhanced graphics and gameplay, an expanded customizable character mode, as well as a new city hub called Conton City, which […]

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Final Fantasy XV celebrates going gold with stunning new cinematic trailer Omen

October 28, 2016

After a long stretch in development, Final Fantasy XV has announced it is going gold. To celebrate its send off to manufacturing and November release date, Square Enix has dropped a CG short film titled Omen, that will leave you breathless. The 4.5-minute short film was created by 3D animation studio DIGIC Pictures (The studio […]

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It’s finally here! Sherlock season four trailer and Australian air date revealed

October 28, 2016

Sherlockians we’re back. At long last Sherlock is heading to our screens for its fourth season, with its first episode coming to Stan on January 2, the same day as The UK and US. Fans have been waiting out for a fourth season of the popular BBC show for three years, but at long last, […]

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Get a taste of craziness in the newest trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split

October 28, 2016

Most acclaimed for his work in The Sixth Sense and Signs, director M. Night Shyamalan knows a thing or two on how to give people a scare while also twisting people’s minds. Written and directed by Shyamalan himself, it really goes to show his enthusiasm for the psychological-thriller genre and how much chaos a story […]

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Hawaiian Airlines launches new Premium Cabin on Australian services and reveals Moana themed aircraft

October 28, 2016

Earlier this month, Hawai‘i’s flagship carrier Hawaiian Airlines launched sales for its brand new premium offering, which will be available on their A330-200 service between Honolulu and their East Coast Australian destinations Sydney and Brisbane, as well as Narita, Japan and Auckland, New Zealand, from December. The long awaited cabin upgrade is the continuation of […]

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Picturesque views and a rich history shine in a day in Deniliquin, NSW

October 28, 2016

Deniliquin (known locally as “Deni”) is known for two things: Utes and the iconic event, the Deni Ute Muster. I asked some of the locals what there is to do in town and they all came back with the same answer – nothing. But Deni’s charms lies in its picturesque views and rich history. There […]

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Zomburgs: Down N’ Outs Pokemon themed burgers evolve for Halloween (Sydney)

October 28, 2016

The Hashtag Burgers crew have went and evolved their headline-making PokeBurgers, prepping their CBD based Down N’ Out pop up, a burger joint inspired by In-N-Out, for Halloween. Announced today, the CBD store will have Zomburgs on the menu, tweaked towards terror with ingredients like a special zomburg sauce with green mustard, crunchy “frankenstyle” mac […]

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