Day: 17 January 2017

The Shins’ James Mercer plays surprise acoustic set in Sydney; debuts new Heartworms tracks

January 17, 2017

A small group of special guests were treated to a very special set today in Sydney, Australia featuring The Shins frontman James Mercer. Performing four tracks and armed only with an acoustic guitar, Mercer delivered two old favourites and two tracks set to be released on the band’s forthcoming record Heartworms (due out in March). […]

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Single of the Day: FKJ “Go Back Home” (2017)

January 17, 2017

Out of Paris comes the soulful croon of FKJ (French Kiwi Juice) on new track, “Go Back Home”. Rhythmic and whipping with melody, the song is an instant groove. There’s a certain flair FKJ is renowned for bringing to his music and it’s one that has resonated brilliantly in clubs right around the world – “Go Back […]

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Horror My Friend touring “DIYS” through February

January 17, 2017

Our mates in Adelaide are doing some seriously good things at the moment and Horror My Friend are definitely within this crop of young movers and shakers. With a new single in the catchy “DIYS” now streaming and ready to go, the trio are now preparing to get back on the road for some unmissable shows. […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part One): 40 – 21

January 17, 2017

You may have been keeping up with our recent ‘Best of 2016’ series over the last week and as we get stuck into a year of new music, we take a final look back at the songs that made our year. Throwing voting open to our contributors, we’ve compiled 40 of the best songs that […]

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Keep Sydney Open hosting night rally in Kings Cross on January 21st

January 17, 2017

The Keep Sydney Open crew are hosting another huge rally this Saturday (January 21st) in opposition to the Baird Government’s recent alterations to the state’s lock out laws. Flight Facilities, who have been vocal about the importance of Sydney’s nightlife culture in the past, will be DJing on the night. “Having met in Kings Cross nearly nine years […]

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Music Video of the Day: Foxygen “On Lankershim” (2017)

January 17, 2017

It’s a New Year and we have been blessed with new Foxygen. Praise. What’s even better, is that the duo’s new album Hang is out this Friday! Today we’re digging the music video for latest tune “On Lankershim”,  a cheeky nod to living the life in Los Angeles. With that vintage throwback feel to it, Foxygen directed […]

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Hot Dub Wine Machine tour extends to wineries around Australia in March & April

January 17, 2017

And people say good things don’t start in Adelaide. Spurred on by the success of the first Hot Dub Wine Machine event in the lush surrounds of the Serafino Winery in McLaren Vale, the concept of has now extended to take in gigs in the Huon, Swan, Yarra and Hunter valleys this March and April. Along with […]

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Australian Box Office Report: No Swan Song for Sing as it tops the ladder yet again

January 17, 2017

Animated musical flick Sing did well this week, earning $2.32m at the Australia box office.  In its third week in the cinema and second week at top spot, it’s already earned $22.3 million, although it has dropped in earnings from last week by 33%. Hot on its tail is the live action musical (no animals this time) La La Land, which took […]

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Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival returns this month at Sydney Festival

January 17, 2017

Moogahlin Performing Arts‘ biennial celebration of local and international First Nations playwriting, the Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival returns later this month. In partnership with Sydney Festival and presented at Carriageworks the festival provides a platform for playwrights, either emerging or established,  from all across Australia. The festival has since its inception in 2013 […]

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In-N-Out has popped up in Darlinghurst today (Sydney)

January 17, 2017

Feel like running out and grabbing a burger in this heat? That’s obviously a no, but your answer may change with this beautiful little brand name: In-N-Out. That’s right, the famous U.S burger chain has once again popped up in Sydney without any warning at all, with very few details. We assume it’ll only be […]

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Twinings are bringing a public tea house pop-up to Oxford Street (Sydney)

January 17, 2017

Free tea? That’s always a good thing, especially when it’s a brand new blend that’s not yet been released by top selling brand Twinings. Drawing on the essence of their iconic London flagship, Golden Lyon, Twinings will be temporarily taking over the space at 17 Oxford Street in Paddington, offering anyone free samples of their […]

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