Day: 24 November 2016

Music Video of the Day: Fat Freddy’s Drop “Fish in the Sea” (2016)

November 24, 2016

Cop this new lot of visuals from Fat Freddy’s Drop ahead of their Australian return, in new music video for “Fish in the Sea”. Taking the directorial reins for this one, Taungaroa Emile uses Maori and Polynesian mythology in bringing to life a striking music video. Fusing animation with live-action, the clip for “Fish in the Sea” […]

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Mcrobin takes us into the studio with this behind the scenes look at new EP, Shallow Diver

November 24, 2016

Melbourne singer-songwriter Mcrobin – aka James McGuffie – releases his sophomore EP Shallow Diver tomorrow! A record that has seen him continue to flourish as an artist, where his debut EP made a solid impression on crowds around the country upon its release last year. We’ve already had a taste in what to be expecting from Shallow Diver in lead […]

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Mary J. Blige confirms headline shows for Melbourne and Sydney in 2017

November 24, 2016

Mary J. Blige – absolute queen. With a career that has been littered with successes and an influence on R&B and hip hop that is well known and well respected, to have this icon heading out our way for Bluesfest next year is a tour we’re incredibly excited for. Today, Bluesfest Tour has confirmed that Mary […]

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The Jezabels and Alex Lahey team up for Urban Spread Summer Series

November 24, 2016

Following on from killer music series’ featuring the likes of The Rubens, Dead Letter Circus and DZ Deathrays, Urban Spread are kicking it this summer with The Jezabels and Alex Lahey. Over three shows, these two acts will be bringing the shows the rest of the country has been vibing with throughout 2016 to the stage next January. […]

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FBi announce the nominees for 2016 SMAC Awards!

November 24, 2016

FBi Radio have announced the nominees for the 2016 SMAC (Sydney Music, Arts and Cultural) Awards! Returning to Carriageworks in January, Sydney artists will be recognised across ten categories including Record of the Year, Next Big Thing, Best Live Act and more. Voting is open to the public now, through until 5pm December 10th. The […]

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Film Review: The Founder (M15+) (USA, 2016) is an intriguing drama benefitting from Michael Keaton’s performance

November 24, 2016

Likely to come as a surprise to many that The Founder is less a success story regarding the origins of McDonalds, but more a tale on greed and the value of real estate, John Lee Hancock‘s engaging drama benefits from its stellar central performance from Michael Keaton, continuing the run he so assuredly began with […]

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5 films you can’t miss during this weekend’s Monster Fest in Melbourne

November 24, 2016

The highly anticipated Monster Fest begins today at Melbourne’s Lido Cinemas and will be running until November 27. Jam-packed with insightful Q&A events and films to choose from, this festival has a little something for everyone. We have chosen 5 films you should see at Monster Fest to make the most of your experience. The […]

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SBS to air second part of season four of Vikings this summer

November 24, 2016

The second and final instalment of the fourth season of hit historical series Vikings will return to Australian televisions in early 2017. The top-rating Nordic drama will air on SBS, with new episodes beginning on Wednesday, January 11 at 8.30pm. “This season is monumental and unlike anything we’ve ever done,” says series creator and writer, […]

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Prepare your wallets: The Steam Autumn Sale is on now

November 24, 2016

It’s always a bit an event when Valve’s Steam store drops one of their huge sales. As expected, there are deep discounts across a massive number of games from new releases to old favourites.

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Theatre Review: Mack & Mabel at the Hayes Theatre is a boisterous and lively take on the Broadway flop

November 24, 2016

Mack and Mabel is a musical that I hadn’t yet gotten around to listening or paying much attention to. When the Hayes announced that they were producing it however, I decided to take a nosy into what it was all about. From what I could garner the musical was a bit of a well-known, somewhat […]

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Rights Nights speaker series set for Sydney

November 24, 2016

Held over five nights, Sydney will play host to a series of free discussions held by prominent human rights experts. Covering a different topic each night, the Rights Nights series will lead up to Human Rights Day, on December 10th. Running from December 5th until December 9th, Rights Nights offer a unique opportunity to interact […]

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PACT Collective’s iDNA now on at PACT

November 24, 2016

A joint venture between PACT Centre for Emerging Artists and Moogahlin Performing Arts, iDNA is an examination of identity and personal history; and is currently showing at PACT’s Erskineville location. Collective is the flagship ensemble program of PACT and has in the past supported groundbreaking artists such as Zoe Coombs Mar, Lara Thoms, Grant Moxon, […]

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The Play That Goes Wrong announces Australian cast

November 24, 2016

Following the announcement that West End smash The Play That Goes Wrong will be touring Australia next year, Mischief Theatre has revealed the cast that will bring the comedy caper to Australian audiences. With director Mark Bell overseeing the casting process, nine Australian actors will join original cast member James Marlowe in bringing the members […]

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Royal Croquet Club pops up on Bondi Beach for 11 days of food, music and art (Sydney)

November 24, 2016

Traveling culture festival Royal Croquet Club has officially debuted in Sydney after returning for its third overall consecutive year in Australia, propped up on the iconic sands from now until Sunday 4th December with a jaw-dropping list of some of the city’s most popular food vendors, fashion stalls, live music, experiential art installations, theatre, bars, […]

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William Grant & Sons pick up top honours at 47th annual International Wine and Spirits Competition

November 24, 2016

William Grant & Sons have just seen a very successful run at the prestigious 47th annual International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), held each year in London. In addition to being named “Distiller of the Year” for the sixth time, the company picked up the title of “Scotch Producer of the Year” and a number […]

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Newly appointed Head Chef Enrico Tomelleri makes some changes to 10 William St (Sydney)

November 24, 2016

There has been a few changes down at Paddington’s immensely popular 10 William St, with the industry and public favourite welcoming a new head chef in the internationally recognised Enrico Tomelleri. The chef, who moved to Australia in 2011 before landing his first local stint at Fratelli Paradiso, seeks to continue to legacy left behind […]

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Shangri-La Hotel plans “A Week in India” food festival (Sydney)

November 24, 2016

The high-end Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney’s The Rocks are partnering up with Manjit’s to curate a four day festival celebrating the many tastes and aromas of Indian culture and cuisine, showcasing various elements for the Bollywood-themed “A Week in India”. It will all take place in the hotel as Manjit’s Chef de Cuisine Varun Gujral […]

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On the Shelf: Viniq Liqueur

November 24, 2016

Shake a bottle of that shimmering purple liquid known as Viniq Liqueur and your eyes will likely be darting all over the place as flecks majestic velvety shimmer start to sparkle. This ghostly shimmer comes from the same ingredients that is used to give frosting its shine or rock candy its sparkle, a mineral called […]

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On the Shelf: La Marca Prosecco

November 24, 2016

Known for being an elegantly crisp entry into the wide world of sparkling wine, La Marca Prosecco, has popped on over to Australia after being named the top premium prosecco in the United States. It was launched not only in time for Melbourne Cup, but ahead of what is starting to look like a blazing […]

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