Day: 23 November 2016

“It’s incredibly vital to our community and to the reputation of Australia”: Flume talks Keep Sydney Open at the ARIAs

November 23, 2016

Tonight has, undoubtedly, been Flume‘s night tonight at the 2016 ARIA Awards, taking away four awards including Best Male, Best Independent Release, Best Dance Release and Best Pop Release and the overall Best Album, off the back of his acclaimed sophomore album, Skin. Taking to the stage at The Star in Sydney (a venue largely associated with the stranglehold currently exercised […]

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Flight of the Conchords, Flume & Crowded House: the 2016 ARIA Awards go down in Sydney

November 23, 2016

Australian music’s night of nights was celebrated at one of the main, if not the, Sydney venue largely seen as responsible for the stranglehold and death of the city’s live music culture – The Star. The irony wasn’t lost on many and thanks to Flume in particular, the Keep Sydney Open message of supporting the smaller local […]

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Single of the Day: Society of Beggars “An Angel Called Night” (2016)

November 23, 2016

Melbourne-based Adelaide rock group Society of Beggars are soon to be back in South Oz, hitting the Crown and Sceptre Hotel tomorrow night with new single “An Angel Called Night”. Having spent a large chunk of this year in studio with Lindsay Gravina working on a new EP from which this new tune has been lifted, the […]

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How A Festival Called PANAMA has emerged as one of the country’s best

November 23, 2016

This week, we learned of the latest additions to A festival called PANAMA for 2017. Alongside the likes of Kurt Vile, D.D Dumbo, Koi Child and Margaret Glaspy join some incredible musicians including Big Scary, Emma Louise, Julia Jacklin and NGAIIRE. To look at the festival line up, now in its full glory, is a thing of beauty – representative of some stellar international visitors […]

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Cloud Control and Dope Lemon revealed as first two acts for The Hills Are Alive 2017

November 23, 2016

The Hills Are Alive always ensures its punters and artists are in for a good time and for their March 2017 edition, it’s looking like the organisers are heading into another stellar festival. Announced this morning, Cloud Control and Dope Lemon will be appearing at Hill next year, while the festival expands to include a new Comedy Stage. […]

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MGM’s Sebastian Chase to be recognised as recipient of the 2016 ARIA Industry Icon Award

November 23, 2016

An Australian music industry icon is set to be recognised as such at this year’s ARIA Awards, to be held tonight in Sydney. Founder of MGM Distribution and member of the ARIA Board, Sebastian Chase, will be gifted with the 2016 ARIA Industry Icon Award for his contributions and work within the industry over the years. Having […]

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The Sunny Cowgirls (Victoria) talk Here We Go, live shows & more

November 23, 2016

Sitting down with country music duo The Sunny Cowgirls out at the Deni Ute Muster this year, Mallory finds out more about the Victorian group’s latest album, Here We Go, their experiences on the road and more.

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We spend a night on Royal Caribbean Cruises’ Voyager of the Seas (Departing from Circular Quay, Sydney)

November 23, 2016

Back in 2014, Royal Caribbean Cruises returned their ship Voyager of the Seas to service in Australia, following a $3 million overhaul that included everything from a brand new “Surf Rider at Sea” – the FlowRider – to three new restaurants, a 3D Cinema and more. Back around that time, we told you about the […]

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Carriageworks announce over 160 stalls for annual Christmas Market (Sydney)

November 23, 2016

Over 160 stallholders across restaurants, providores, designers, homewares and lifestyle brands will be spaced throughout Carriageworks for the art hub’s second annual Christmas Market. Those seeking gifts and artisanal produce at the very last minute will relish the opportunity to stock up on pretty much everything one needs, getting the chance to be across fresh […]

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