Day: 8 December 2016

Album News Weekly: 8th December 2016

December 8, 2016

This week in album news, Vampire-Weekend protege’s Hippo Campus drop sweet-as single from their upcoming debut album, Kid Cudi finishes rehab and gives us an official release date for Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’, and Aussie hip-hop legends Thundamentals drop news on their fourth studio album in the middle of a national tour, plus heaps more… SIR WAS […]

Read More

Music Video of the Day: Diana Gordon “Woman” (2016)

December 8, 2016

Diana Gordon‘s anthemic “Woman” single now has a music video and it’s equally as striking. Premiering overseas through Vogue (of course), the music video for “Woman” saw Gordon feature alongside a cast of gorgeous women, directed by Cameron McCool. Like the song itself, this is a clip celebrating the female – the strength, the beauty and […]

Read More

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival adds Young Thug to 2017 tour

December 8, 2016

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival dropped a bomb of an announcement for hip hop fans overnight, revealing that they managed to lock down Young Thug for the 2017 festival tour. Unfortunately for Thugger fans in Australia and New Zealand, there will be no sideshows, so the only way you’re going to be able to catch the Atlanta […]

Read More

UNIFIED & Lemon Tree link up to manage Tash Sultana in North America

December 8, 2016

If there’s been any Aussie muso’s journey that has stuck out through 2016, Tash Sultana‘s has been well near the top of the list. A captivating and wickedly talented performer with a megawatt grin that just has us floored every time, it’s no surprise that Tash’s energy has been spreading far beyond Australia and quickly, too. Today, […]

Read More

DJ Z-Trip announces Australian shows for January

December 8, 2016

Master turntablist and mashup pioneer DJ Z-Trip will be coming down to Australia for a quick tour in the first month of 2017, returning to a country full of fans that have always embraced his multi-style live DJ performances through the years. While most of the Australian shows will take place in January, Z-Trip will […]

Read More

Dead Letter Circus marking 10 years of debut EP with March tour, The Endless Mile

December 8, 2016

I swear it was only released a few years ago that Dead Letter Circus‘ debut EP droped, not ten. So goes there goes another year. Putting that little bit of disbelief aside, it’s great to see that the band have announced a special celebration of their eponymous EP for March 2017! ‘The Endless Mile’ will see DLC […]

Read More

Single of the Day: Timberwolf “Washed Out” (2016)

December 8, 2016

Damn it, Timberwolf. There he goes, off radar for a minute and bam – the Adelaide crooner comes back with another slice of gold in new single, “Washed Out”. While the song stemmed from a late night/early morning Bondi skinny dip, Timberwolf explores a murkier, less clear-cut territory as the song weaves its way around themes of […]

Read More

Win a double pass to see Josh Pyke & Bob Evans play Melbourne!

December 8, 2016

Josh Pyke and Bob Evans are two of Australia’s most beloved songwriters and performers – no question. Since late November, they’ve been on the road together on the Another Evening with Josh Pyke and Bob Evans tour, visiting the extensive repertoires of both artists. Dreamy, huh? Well, we want you to be in on the fun […]

Read More

Watch Bec Sandridge perform “High Tide” live at Young Henry’s!

December 8, 2016

Bec Sandridge is jumping from stage to stage this year and while we’re still coming down from her set at Fairgrounds, luckily, we won’t have time to wait – she’s gonna be out in Port Macquarie this weekend for Festival of the Sun! With her In The Fog EP spawning some of our favourite songs of […]

Read More

POND become the latest to join the Falls Festival summer line up

December 8, 2016

We’re now weeks away from the Falls Festival kicking off around the country, with Childish Gambino, London Grammar, The Avalanches and more coming to the party. Added into the mix today is WA legends POND, who’ve already been killing it on stages around Australia as part of this year’s GIZZFEST. With the official set times for Falls being released next week, let’s take a […]

Read More

Festival Review: Fairgrounds Festival – Berry Showgrounds, NSW (02 & 03.12.2016)

December 8, 2016

Fairgrounds Festival is a safe haven for those of us who have grown a little older, and perhaps a little tired of your standard summer festival. Taking place two hours south of Sydney in the small picturesque town of Berry, the family-friendly event has rectified its issues of the previous year, delivering an experience that […]

Read More

6th annual AACTA Awards reward Hackshaw Ridge, The Kettering Incident and more in Sydney ceremony

December 8, 2016

Now in their 6th year, and formerly known as the AFI Awards, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (or, AACTA Awards) recognises the talent of some of the nation’s best up-and-coming performers and creatives in the film and TV industry, alongside our most established stars. Last night, the winners of this year’s […]

Read More

ABC and Screen Australia in search for new comedy talent for the next Fresh Blood initiative

December 8, 2016

It’s been announced today that both ABC and Screen Australia will be joining forces to bring back the initiative Fresh Blood. First introduced in 2013, the initial Fresh Blood call-out resulted in 72 new comedy sketches created by 24 teams. From those teams, five were selected to make their own TV Pilots for the ABC […]

Read More

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off to kick off Event Cinema’s 2017 In The House Program

December 8, 2016

Event Cinemas’ “In The House” program brings together a fantastic line-up of cult-classics from that shaped a generation. The 2017 series will begin on February 3rd, kicking-off with a fan favourite, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Over five months, the next In The House program will screen some of the greatest movies that have been released […]

Read More

Video Games Review: The Last Guardian (PS4, 2016) is both a beautiful and deeply frustrating experience

December 8, 2016

The Last Guardian is the second of two games to release this month to boast a near decade-long development cycle. Where Final Fantasy XV feels like it’s used the time wisely and brings a sense of modernity to the franchise, The Last Guardian feels very much like a relic, stretched between the last two hardware generations and the current one.

Read More

Film Review: Little Men (PG) (USA, 2016) survives on the natural performances of its cast

December 8, 2016

Similar to how director Ira Sachs‘ previous effort Love Is Strange commented on the increasing rate of renting in New York City, Little Men showcases how a simple financial squabble can become someone’s undoing. A relationship-based drama that survives mainly on the simplistic but natural performances of its cast, Little Men focuses on young Jake […]

Read More

Broadway rehearsals underway for Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Chekhov’s first play

December 8, 2016

Starring Richard Roxburgh and Cate Blanchett, Andrew Upton‘s The Present is based on Anton Chekhov‘s first play, untitled and only discovered sixteen years after his death. After an acclaimed season in Sydney, the STC production will begin previews at Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre later this month. With Upton’s adaptation set post-Perestroika in the mid-1990s, friends gather […]

Read More

Sydney Comedy Festival announces first acts for 2017

December 8, 2016

Returning for its 13th year, and already boasting a lineup of some of the biggest names in Australian and international comedy, the Sydney Comedy Festival will run from April 24th until May 21st 2017. Home grown acts include Dave Hughes, Joel Creasey, Aunty Donna, Rove McManus, Susie Youssef, and Merrick Watts, while Jason Bryne, Daniel […]

Read More