Day: 4 November 2016

Prepare for WAMFest’s Saturday Spectacular with these artists!

November 4, 2016

WA music is going to be celebrated in all its glory tomorrow night, with WAMFest‘s annual Saturday Spectacular set to take over venues right throughout eleven venues from 4pm, November 5th. Venues including Badlands Bar, Jimmy’s Den, Ezra Pound and The Bird are all taking part, offering punters free live music late into the night. In short: […]

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Friday Fresh Five #006: Hurricane Youth, Ziggy Alberts, Wyvern Lingo, Howlite…

November 4, 2016

This week, we’re saying hello to some great music out of Melbourne courtesy of Howlite, some sounds from the coast from Ziggy Alberts, ‘folk-punk’ from Tassie with Hurricane Youth; Irish trio Wyvern Lingo show us what they’ve got and The Winter Gypsy from Adelaide post up with some tops music of their own. Howlite (Melbourne) Melbourne muso Alison Thom currently makes music as […]

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Music Video of the Day: Margaret Glaspy “Emotions and Math” (2016)

November 4, 2016

New York’s Margaret Glaspy has had people in an excited tizz off her debut album Emotions and Math a few months back. With that guitar burning and her clever use of melody making the music captivating as hell, Glaspy has proven to be a bit of a must-see artist, we can’t wait to see her over here before long. […]

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Lonelyspeck becomes the latest member of the TEEF family; listen to “All My Skin on the Air”

November 4, 2016

Adelaide producer and underrated gem Lonelyspeck (aka Sione Teumohenga) has become the newest member of the TEEF family and man, are we excited to see what’s going to come from this new partnership. If you’ve heard Lonelyspeck’s music before, you’ll know what we’re talking about; the bedroom producer crafts some gorgeous soundscapes and delivers with a solid emotional […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Imperial Broads “Best Shot” (2016)

November 4, 2016

Sydney’s Imperial Broads celebrate the release of their debut album, Who Are We Turning Into? today – a glimmering collection of garage-pop that is sure to make your weekend if you’re just coming across the four piece for the first time today. Along with the album coming out, today we’re sharing their latest music video for “Best Shot” – […]

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Album News Weekly: 4th November 2016

November 4, 2016

This week in album news, Sienna Skies release their fourth album with new vocalist, Justice return after a five year hiatus and AFI are back with the angsty alternative rock you love and remember…   NEW GEN As far as musical collaboration projects go, New Gen have set the bar pretty high. Comprised of a […]

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The State of Affairs: WA contemporary music industry worth around $1 billion, public voting now open for the National Live Music Awards & more!

November 4, 2016

This week in the music industry: public voting for the People’s Choice categories of the inaugural National Live Music Awards opened, a new study by Edith Cowan University has estimated the West Australian contemporary music industry to be worth around $1billion, and the Americana Music Association of Australia is officially launching in Sydney this week. Voting for the National […]

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Single of the Day: Golden Vessel ft. Woodes “Vines” (2016)

November 4, 2016

Max Byrne aka Golden Vessel has struck upon something really gorgeous with new single “Vines”. Linking up with Woodes, who is fast becoming one of our favourite new Melbourne vocalists,  the Brisbane producer has come through with a track full of immaculate detail and glowing sounds. Taken from Golden Vessel’s debut EP Before Sleep, “Vines” is a stunning cut […]

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Troy Cassar-Daley on his autobiography Things I Carry Around & how family has linked into his music

November 4, 2016

Up at the Deni Ute Muster this year, Mallory was able to sit down with Troy Cassar-Daley to chat some more about his autobiography Things I Carry Around, family life linking in with music and more.

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BlizzCon 2016: Overwatch getting Arcade mode, brand new maps

November 4, 2016

Overwatch is set to launch a new Arcade mode in the coming weeks. Arcade will be released onto the Public Test Realm next week along with a map based around frost damage defense hero Mei called Eco Point, and long-awaited new hero Sombra.

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BlizzCon 2016: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan is Hearthstone‘s new expansion

November 4, 2016

Blizzard have announced the next expansion for their online card game Hearthstone during the BlizzCon 2016 opening ceremony. Mean Streets of Gadgetzan will be Hearthstone‘s fourth expansion, and the third add-on released just this year following One Night in Karazhan and Whispers of the Old Gods.

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BlizzCon 2016: Blizzard finally reveals new Overwatch hero Sombra

November 4, 2016

After a months long ARG that has driven players and game sleuths mad with its endless puzzles, Blizzard have finally confirmed what we knew all along: that sneaky hacker Sombra will join the game in its next major update.

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PAX AUS 2016: Day One Wrap Up

November 4, 2016

The fourth annual PAX Australia convention got underway in Melbourne and we were there when the doors opened, ready to take it all in.

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The official Wonder Woman trailer has been released and it is everything you’ve dreamed of

November 4, 2016

In the early hours of the morning we woke to the official trailer for next year’s highly anticipated Wonder Woman, and oh boy, is it good. Following the Comic-Con trailer released in July, the new trailer features more of the beautiful island paradise of the Amazon’s home of Themyscira, Steve Trevor and Diana being badasses […]

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The 7th Palestinian Film Festival announces 2016 program for Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide

November 4, 2016

From 3000 Nights to the latest Suha Arraf film Villa Touma, through to The Curve starring Ashraf Barhom (The Kingdom, Clash of the Titans), the Palestinian Film Festival is back to shine light on Palestinian perspectives from around the world. The theme of this year’s festival? “Visit Palestine”. Festival Director Naser Shakhtour rightly points out that more Australians have connections […]

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Finding Dory co-director Angus MacLane talks China, 3D and technological advances since Nemo (EXCLUSIVE)

November 4, 2016

Ahead of its home entertainment release later this month, Larry Heath caught up with Angus MacLane, the co-director of one of the biggest animated films of all time, Finding Dory, to talk about the film’s reception, the advancements in technology since Nemo (on which he served as an animator), playing with 3D and the move […]

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Film Review: The Frontier (USA, 2016) serves as a striking calling card for its director Oren Shai

November 4, 2016

I hate to admit that I do not really know a lot about classical film noir, despite watching many films in the neo-noir genre like Brick, Sin City and of course, Veronica Mars. But what I do know are some of the main tropes of film noir: the femme fatale, the dirty cop and the […]

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7 Arts Events Not to Miss in Australia This Month (November 2016)

November 4, 2016

The month ahead is full of some fantastic arts events and festivals around the country. Here’s a look at just seven you shouldn’t miss: The Fremantle Festival ’16 The Fremantle Festival is happening end of October and beginning of November – a mixture of music, theatre and other cultural things. The  festival presents a range […]

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