Day: 11 November 2016

RTR FM’s Caitlin Nienaber & Xanthea O’Connor dish up their choice picks of WAMFest 2016

November 11, 2016

When it comes to West Australian music, the crew at RTR FM most definitely have their fingers on the pulse. With WAMFest taking over various Perth venues for another year, we headed to the community radio station and got picks and thoughts of this year’s line up from two boss ladies, Caitlin Nienaber and Xanthea O’Connor. Delve in and […]

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Friday Fresh Five #007: LAZERTITS, Banjo Jackson, Timothy Nelson…

November 11, 2016

It’s starting to heat up now, with summer well and truly coming a-knockin’. To take us into this new November weekend, we’ve got some choice picks from Adelaide’s Banjo Jackson, and Jimmy Mountain, Melbourne’s LAZERTITS, Indian duo Parekh & Singh and Perth troubadour Timothy Nelson! Banjo Jackson (Adelaide) Banjo was recently sharing the stage with Naomi Keyte and Olympia in […]

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The State of Affairs: MTV Breaks winner Australian DJ Brady Flockart performs at the 2016 MTV EMAs, Melbourne Prize for Music 2016 announced & more!

November 11, 2016

This week in the music industry: MTV Breaks  Australian winner Brady Flockart performed  at the 2016 MTV EMAs, winners of the Melbourne Prize for Music 2016 were announced, and Cooking Vinyl Australia and Epitaph Records announced a new label services partnership. Brady Flockart at the 2016 MTV EMAs Last week, on 7th of November, young Australian DJ Brady Flockart was announced […]

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Behind the Scenes at WAMCon & WAMFest with Odette Mercy!

November 11, 2016

While FOAM brought us some snapshots of their time at WAMFest’s Saturday Spectacular, today we get some insights into the experiences of another showcase artist in Odette Mercy. With her band The Soul Atomics, she’s become a favourite of ours this year, churning out music and live shows well worth your time. __ WAMCon was a massive weekend here […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Colin Lillie “Within” (2016)

November 11, 2016

This year, we’ve been loving watching songwriter Colin Lillie continue to flourish as an artist as more crowds have begun to twig onto the earnest and incredibly candid nature of his musical style and lyricism as the last few months have rolled out. BIGSOUND this year proved to be very fruitful for the Scotsman now […]

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Guy Sebastian on tragedy, inspired songwriting, religion & the importance of music streaming

November 11, 2016

The original Australian Idol and current X Factor Australia judge, Guy Sebastian, is a man with little time on his hands these days. When he’s not got his judge/mentor hat on alongside Iggy Azalea, Mel B and Adam Lambert for the Channel 7 reality show, Sebastian is in his Sydney studio, working on album Number Eight. With a focus of our short window […]

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Music Video of the Day: Polish Club “Beat Up”

November 11, 2016

Yes, hello Polish Club? The 90’s called and want their datamosh effect back. This absolute blazing three minutes of Aussie rock’n’roll that is “Beat Up” couldn’t be paired with a better mess of a video clip. Members Novak and John-Henry cunningly duplicate themselves to give the illusion that all this glorious racket is coming from more than […]

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Album News Weekly: 10th November 2016

November 11, 2016

This week in album news, we hear a taste of Cloud Nothings‘ fourth studio album, Sampha is set to release his highly-anticipated debut and The Flaming Lips are as influential and prolific as ever… BONOBO Simon Green, the multi-talented muso behind Bonobo, will release his first solo album since 2013 this January via Ninja Tune. Titled Migration, […]

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Single of the Day: Yeo “Frost” (2016)

November 11, 2016

Before wrapping up a huge year packed with touring plus the release his latest album, Ganberu, Melbourne singer/producer/writer Yeo has just put out a brand new single, “Frost”. This slinky lil’ number is classic Yeo: layers of textural pop and electronic glitches, bobbing and weaving around the muso’s low-fi vocals that simply glide. Just when you think this is […]

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Film Review: Miss Saigon translates well to the screen in its 25th Anniversary & will leave you misty-eyed

November 11, 2016

Miss Saigon has been a regular favourite among theatregoers and in the 25th anniversary film showing the 2014 West End production it’s easy to see why. The musical is a high-stakes love story set in and after the Vietnam War. It also boasts an excellent score that captures the full gamut of emotions and fragility […]

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Overwatch Free Weekend begins November 19 AEDT on Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox One

November 11, 2016

For fans that haven’t had the opportunity to suit up as their favourite Overwatch‘s 22 heroes, now’s your chance! Next weekend (November 19 – 22 AEDT), Overwatch will allow fans to round up their own team and take part in the Overwatch Free Weekend. During this time, players will have access to 13 maps and […]

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TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2, Episode 5 “Confinement” (USA, 2016)

November 11, 2016

After a couple of ho-hum episodes, Ash vs Evil Dead is finally heating up, taking things back to their roots with a hefty amount of comedy and gore. Now that the book has seemingly been plunged into the underworld, Ash is about to get his life back together. Sheriff Emery however has other plans and […]

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Screenwriter of Indigenous superhero series Cleverman wins this year’s John Hinde Award for Science Fiction category

November 11, 2016

It’s been announced that Michael Miller, screenwriter of Indigenous superhero series Cleverman, has won the 2016 John Hinde Award for the Science Fiction category. The award includes $10,000 from the Australian Writers Guild too. Miller has won the richest sci-fi screenwriting prize in Australia for episode five of the series. It was aired on ABC TV […]

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Win a double pass to the Australian International Tattoo Expo in Melbourne

November 11, 2016

The annual Australian International Tattoo Expo will return to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, from Friday 18 – Sunday 20 November. Over 10,000 local tattoo enthusiasts are expected to attend iconic event. The 2016 line-up will feature over 250 international and local tattoo artists including: Corey Devine from Los Angeles, Ink Master guest Jesse Smith from […]

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Talking all things fashion and music with Client Liaison

November 11, 2016

The Client Liaison boys Harvey and Monte are always ahead of the trends and are known for their on point #farshun choices. Honestly, how do we keep up? Thanks to a collaboration with Kirsty Barros, this luxury summer line brings us every bit of peach and lime goodness in stylish apparel and accessories. It’s hard to feel […]

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Walsh Bay Arts Table 2016: The Song Company (08.11.16)

November 11, 2016

  With glorious views of Sydney Harbour, lights shinning off the water and the hum of chatter surrounding you like the embrace of an old friend, the scene was set for the 2016 Walsh Bay Arts Table. Walsh Bay’s annual Arts Table dinner offered patrons the unique opportunity to dine al fresco on the water’s […]

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Win tickets to the Mateus Rosè party on Sydney Harbour CLOSED

November 11, 2016

Mateus Rosé is teaming up with Have You Heard Events to bring Sydney a perfect perspective of summer: a flotilla of yachts set on Sydney Harbour complete with floaties and fans of the pink drink. The event promises the sun and sails, the fun and friends, the beats and boats, and of course the rosé […]

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U.S based alternative fashion event MADE Sydney to debut at Carriageworks this weekend

November 11, 2016

Mercedes-Benz have brought another big fashion event to Carriageworks, presenting MADE Sydney across this weekend in the iconic arts hub. The hybrid fashion, skate, and music event will be making its debut from Friday 11th November, seeking the recreate the alternative fashion that made this such a mainstay on the New York fashion scene since […]

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