Day: 28 November 2016

Music Video of the Day: Jack Cheshire Band “Visitations” (2016)

November 28, 2016

We’ve just cottoned on to the Jack Cheshire Band over the last few weeks, in particular, new single “Visitations”. It led us to their 2013 album Long Mind Hotel before landing on this year’s Black Light Theatre. With hints of Grizzly Bear and Television filtering through their psych-folk sounds, the band, led by Somerset songwriter Cheshire, impressed quite quickly. The music […]

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Jack Colwell releases emotionally charged single “No Mercy” in honour of QLD student Tyrone Unsworth

November 28, 2016

Ahead of the weekend, the tragic news broke that 13 year old student Tyrone Unsworth had taken his life; a result of constant bullying from schoolmates over his sexuality. According to his mother, Tyrone had been the target of bullying constantly since he was in Year 5. “He was a really feminine male,” she said. “He loved fashion, […]

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Music Video of the Day: LANKS “April” (2016)

November 28, 2016

LANKS‘ co-headline tour with Hein Cooper is kicking off this week and we can’t wait to see what comes of these special shows around the country. Both artists are not only extremely talented, but this year has been equally as fruitful for them in terms of tours and music releases. We’ve been riding with Hein for […]

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Tinie Tempah set for March 2017 east coast Australian tour

November 28, 2016

Tinie Tempah is going to be on his way back to Australia for his first shows out this side of the globe since 2014 next March with his third album Youth! The album isn’t out until January 27th but already, fans have gotten a taste in what’s coming up in singles “Not Letting Go” and “Girls […]

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Sarah Blasko on Eternal Return, Keep Sydney Open & supporting young Australian musicians

November 28, 2016

Sarah Blasko recently sat down in an interview following the ARIA awards to discuss her latest music and her own unique writing processes. “I’ve just been doing an artist residency for the last two weeks,” she said. “I’ve been writing some new songs in Campbelltown…Over the last year, I’ve been playing lots of shows with […]

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Drapht talks about his five year hiatus and latest music at the 2016 ARIA Awards

November 28, 2016

It’d been five years since we heard music from Drapht, but in his latest record Seven Mirrors, we saw a long-awaited return to stellar form. In a recent interview at the ARIAs, following his win in the ‘Urban’ category, Drapht spoke of his time away from music. “I took a bit of time out from music because I just […]

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Zan Rowe opens up on her time with triple j and the longevity of radio

November 28, 2016

How do I even introduce Zan Rowe to those who aren’t familiar with her (how!?), where do I begin? She has been a friend to many over her years at triple j, introducing so many amazing artists to so many people, guiding us to new areas in our musical tastes, and helping everyone start the […]

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Monster Fest Film Review: Dead Hands Dig Deep (USA, 2016) is a must-watch, harrowing memoir of a tortured soul

November 28, 2016

I love that Dead Hands Dig Deep is part of Monster Fest. I love that there wasn’t a caveat placed on it that only allowed serial killers and torture porn. The debut feature from filmmaker Jai Love is no less horrific just because it’s a documentary. On the contrary, it’s a bleak look at the […]

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Video Games Review: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (PS4, 2016) provides little evolution on the original

November 28, 2016

It was only around 18 months ago that Bandai Namco decided to run an experiment with their well-worn Dragon Ball video game license. Marrying the 3D fighter mechanics of their long-running Budokai and Tenkaichi series to an RPG-style progession system and character creation module, the result was interesting, if a little clunky and certainly put a new spin on the same […]

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Win a double pass to Club Swizzle at the Sydney Opera House

November 28, 2016

  Don those dapper suits, tailored tuxes, velvet, sequins and sparkle, glamour is back as the smash-hit cabaret Club Swizzle sets up for summer at the Sydney Opera House. This scintillating new season of Club Swizzle marks the triumphant return of a company that has been seducing Sydney with top-shelf cabaret since the 2012 debut […]

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Saké’s epic dragon egg dessert gets a makeover; launches in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

November 28, 2016

It was first introduced at Saké Double Bay but then quickly become such a popular dessert it made it onto the menu at the original Saké The Rocks. Now The Dragon Egg has found its way to four more restaurants in the popular Japanese dining portfolio, appearing at Melbourne’s Saké Flinders Lane and Saké Hamer […]

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Glenfiddich announce the winner of their Australian Artists in Residence competition

November 28, 2016

Iconic single malt Glenfiddich host a massive art inspired competition each year, dubbed the ‘Artists in Residence’ program, which for the second year was open exclusively to Australian residents. Those participating spanned each state in the country, entering works across a multitude of mediums such as print, photography, animation, performance and installation, all for a […]

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Merivale’s Sunday Sundown features free gigs from PNAU, Remi, Montaigne and more (Sydney)

November 28, 2016

Hospitality juggernauts Merivale and Summer Bright Lager have officially kicked off their returning Sunday Sundown series, a free live music program which will last across Sydney’s scorching summer with some of the country’s best acts showing out at the group’s best venues. This time around, the shedule has grown to include sixteen free events from […]

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There is a temporary Jason Bourne themed escape room in Sydney this week

November 28, 2016

Feel like helping Jason Bourne uncover his past? Universal Sony Pictures are giving Sydneysiders the opportunity to do just that as they have teamed up with Sydney’s Escape Hunt to fashion a three-room immersive experience requiring your logic, agility, lateral thinking, resourcefulness, flexibility and problem solving skills. The CBD-located collection of escape rooms have turned […]

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Client Liaison launch summer clothing and accessories collection

November 28, 2016

The animated turn-of-the-nineties pastiche that defines Client Liaison’s aesthetic has been focused into a limited edition fashion collection, nodding heavily to the heat of Australia’s summer season with beach focused clothing and accessories for women and men. Harvey Miller and Monte Morgan of the incredibly popular – and wickedly fun – Melbourne band have co-designed […]

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Review: Butcher & Farmer – Tramsheds Harold Park, Forest Lodge (Sydney)

November 28, 2016

I would imagine all of the tenants in Tramsheds Harold Park are fairly happy right now. Head along on any given the day and the diverse European inspired food hall is packed full of life, welcoming the hungry as they have their pick of the litter between the likes of Gelato Messina and Belles Hot […]

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