Day: 7 November 2016

Music Video of the Day: Allan Smithy “Air” (2016)

November 7, 2016

Sydney’s Allan Smithy released his debut EP I See A Palm Tree on Friday, a long awaited release from an artist we’ve been loving hearing from in 2016. Today, his music video for single “Air” is one most definitely on our radar, dropping ahead of his east coast tour. Linking up with Paste Studios and director Edmund Renew (also behind […]

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Single of the Day: Husky “Late Night Store” (2016)

November 7, 2016

Husky are back after some time spent abroad with gem of a new single in “Late Night Store” – welcome back Husky and Gideon! Taken from the band’s third record (due out next year), “Late Night Store” has come with Husky’s return home to Australia from time away in Berlin. As with previous Husky singles, “Late […]

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Review: Kylie Auldist & Aaradhna dole out double lesson in powerful, soulful vocals in Adelaide

November 7, 2016

The Gov hosted two of my favourite vocalists on a Thursday night that deserved way more people in attendance. Set up cabaret style, the intimate crowd gathered for Kylie Auldist and Aaradhna got one impressive show that would ultimately have a dance party happening but for everyone else who stayed in or remained unaware that this show was even […]

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Illy on his ‘best album yet’ in Two Degrees; addresses criticism surrounding a new sound and direction

November 7, 2016

“I’m impatient as fuck,” Illy tells me, looking ahead to his three-date east coast tour next week. Come Friday, his fifth album in Two Degrees is finally seeing release and straight off the back, the Melbourne rapper will be sharing it with fans on stages in his hometown, Sydney and Brisbane. “With the album coming out when it […]

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Review: Grouplove reign frenzied supreme, making a Big Mess in Brooklyn, New York

November 7, 2016

Grouplove brought their fun and energetic live show to Brooklyn, and showed off new tracks from latest album Big Mess. The irony of arriving late and dishevelled to see a band whose latest album is called Big Mess – and is about how chaotic life can be – was not lost on me. I arrived […]

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Mýa prepares us for the ultimate Hip Hop nostalgia concert series with Blackstreet & 112!

November 7, 2016

Ahead of her east coast shows next week, we check back in with Mýa to see how she’s anticipating returning to Australia and reconnecting with fans. First off, the reason we’re talking. You’re coming out on a nostalgia tour with Blackstreet and 112. That oughta be fun! Absolutely! I’ll be coming to Australia at the end of […]

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Adam Brand on the end of The Outlaws and future music on the way!

November 7, 2016

Mallory interviews 12 x Golden Guitar-winner and multi ARIA Award-nominee, country music singer, Adam Brand during this year’s Deni Ute Muster in NSW to talk about the end of The Outlaws and what we can expect from him in the future.

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YouTube adds HDR support ahead of PS4 Pro launch

November 7, 2016

According to an announcement on the official company blog, YouTube now supports high-dynamic range (or HDR) colour in videos uploaded to the site. The change comes only days in advance of the launch of the PlayStation 4 Pro console.

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Mass Effect 2 and 3 now available on Xbox One

November 7, 2016

The entire original Mass Effect trilogy is now compatible with Xbox One Backwards Compatibility. Both titles dropped for the console as a part of EA’s N7 Day celebrations.

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“You’re the new Pathfinder.” Mass Effect Andromeda‘s new trailer is here!

November 7, 2016

Following yesterday’s announcement of a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer, EA and Bioware have delivered on their promise. The new cinematic trailer times in with a number of other Mass Effect related announcements for N7 Day. You can check out the trailer in full below the jump.

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Win a double pass to the Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them MEGA Experience in Sydney

November 7, 2016

Want to return to the Wizard World of JK Rowling before anyone else? We have a double pass to give away for the ultimate Fantastic Beasts MEGA Experience in Sydney next Wednesday, ahead of its wide release the following day! For your chance to win, fill out the form below and tell us what you […]

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Hold onto your butts: Bioware is going to drop a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer in the next 24 hours

November 7, 2016

Happy N7 Day, Australian Mass Effect fans! With November 7 deemed the annual Mass Effect date of note, it makes sense that EA marketing would want to make the most of it and give the long-suffering, information-starved community a little something-something. Good news: the official Mass Effect Twitter account has confirmed a new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer is imminent.

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PAX AUS 2016: Day Three Wrap Up

November 7, 2016

The sun has set on the third and final day of PAX Aus 2016. As the the last punters streamed of the Final Round of the Omegathon in Main Hall, there was a genuine sense of glumness mingled with satisfaction in the air. PAX is over for another year and we’re deeply bummed about that, […]

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Interview: YouTube stars Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee talk returning to Australia, live show antics & the impact of YouTube

November 7, 2016

For Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee, travelling from country to country has become a full-time expedition. The YouTube stars have amassed over 14 million subscribers over the past few years, both beginning YouTube from 20 and 19-years-old. Since then, the boys have become synonymous with popular pranks and funny antics online, and are about to release […]

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The rebirth of Anaheim, California: So much more than Disney’s backyard

November 7, 2016

Spending a large chunk of my childhood in Los Angeles, I have fond memories of Anaheim, California. And most kids who have been lucky enough to visit there do – because more than likely you’re going to be there for a day at Disneyland, the self-described “Happiest Place on Earth”; a claim that’s difficult to […]

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We talk to the six finalists of the 2016 Rob Guest Endowment Award ahead of Monday’s Gala Concert!

November 7, 2016

The Rob Guest Endowment Award is presented annually to an emerging musical theatre performer selected by a panel of industry experts. This year’s recipient will be announced at a gala concert performance at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on the 14th November. We caught up with the six finalists in the week before to talk preparations, dream songs […]

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Theatre Review: My Father’s Left Testicle – The Depot Theatre (until 12th November)

November 7, 2016

Murray Lambert’s new Australian play, My Father’s Left Testicle, is a triumph. Funny, thought-provoking, challenging and engaging – this is independent theatre (and thinking) at its best. My Father’s Left Testicle is a play about travellers from a land across the sea. Persecuted for their beliefs, they seek refuge in a ‘lucky’ country, where they […]

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Review: The Eighth Wonder: Sydney Opera House – The Opera celebrates our glorious cathedral with the most stunning of backdrops – Opera Australia, Sydney

November 7, 2016

The Eighth Wonder celebrates our glorious “cathedral”, the Sydney Opera House, and its history on its very own steps. As the audience take in the performance rising above it all in the most stunning of stage backdrops are the sails of the House itself- something truly spectacular. Entering the space you are given a small radio […]

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Sunday Sunset Sessions return to Fort Denison (Sydney)

November 7, 2016

Island dining destination Fort Denison Restaurant has nodding to the arrival of summer by bringing back their popular Sunday Sunset Session series, giving the public one of the best options possible for a day spent making full use of the island’s stunning views. From now until at least the end of January the series will […]

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Sydney Fish Market set for big redevelopment and relocation

November 7, 2016

The Sydney Fish Market has long been an icon for the city and its ever-growing dining scene, standing proudly in Pyrmont with around 2.7 million visitors and shelling out 13,400 tonnes of seafood annually. Numerous redevelopments have been proposed for the long-standing site in the past, but for various reasons have never eventuated, that is […]

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Maybe Frank is giving away free unlimited pizza this week (Sydney)

November 7, 2016

Roman-style pizzeria Maybe Frank has been filling the former site of Surry Hills’ treasured Pizza Mario for one year now, keeping the location’s legacy alive and doing it absolute justice with some of the inner city’s best Italian. The menu boasts over 20 different pizzas with chef Lucio Cobino maintaining a very smooth, light texture […]

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MTV Beats & Eats announces massive program: Steve Aoki, Burgers by Josh, Fratelli Fresh and more

November 7, 2016

MTV Australia aren’t messing around for their latest iteration of the successful Beats & Eats festival, which takes place down at Stuart Park in Wollongong on November 26th. After making an impressive debut on the festival circuit last year, the one day beachside event have scooped up bangers of both the music and food variety […]

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On the Shelf: Drambuie Scotch Whisky Liqueur

November 7, 2016

Just a few months ago Australia saw the official relaunch of a brand that has been inseparable from one of the most famous cocktails of all time. The whisky is Drambuie, the cocktail is The Rusty Nail – two names which when paired should conjure up scenes of a bygone era, of infamous New York […]

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