Day: 18 January 2017

TV Review: Sherlock “The Final Problem” Season 4, Episode 3

January 18, 2017

In last week’s episode ‘The Lying Detective’ came the revelation that the Holmes boys have a sister, a shocking bombshell that had eluded us all. Mainly because Mycroft had purposefully kept her existence a secret from Sherlock (and us the viewers). In this week’s episode, those long buried secrets come to the surface, and Sherlock […]

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Single of the Day: Homeshake “Every Single Thing” (2017)

January 18, 2017

Homeshake‘s new album Fresh Air is nearing release (cop it come February 3rd) and to keep us keen, the band has recently released their second single from it in “Every Single Thing”. Coming out of Montreal, Homeshake deliver some gorgeous, dreamy R&B vibes – wisps of smoke interweave with strong charm but isn’t urgent in delivery. […]

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Dune Rats step in to replace Young Thug on the 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival tour

January 18, 2017

Visa complications have made it impossible for Young Thug to make it out to Australia for the Laneway Festival (due to kick off in Singapore this weekend), but the festival organisers have reined in old mates Dune Rats to take the US rappers place for the Australian festival events! Says the band of their addition to Laneway: […]

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Red Bull Sound Select returns to Sydney, featuring Kelsey Lu, Jack Grace & Bec Sandridge

January 18, 2017

Red Bull Sound Select is returning to Sydney after a successful launch in 2016, this time heading to the Paddington Uniting Church on January 27th. It’s going to be quite different surrounding to their previous digs at the Beach Road Hotel in Bondi, but no less heavy when it comes to the talent on the […]

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Music Video of the Day: Jenn Grant “Galaxies” (2017)

January 18, 2017

How good is Jenn Grant? The Canadian artist is no stranger to acclaim (she’s a multi-JUNO Award nominee) and looking ahead, she’s gearing up for the release of her new album Paradise, release in March. If you haven’t heard it already, “Galaxies” is the first single to be taken from Paradise, dropped ahead of a massive tour across […]

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Tyson Koh, Shining Bird, Julia Jacklin among 2016 FBi SMAC winners

January 18, 2017

The 2016 FBi SMAC Awards were held at Carriageworks in Sydney overnight, celebrating the city’s arts, culture and music communities. The recognition of Sydney performers, musicians, artists, events and restaurants – and their impact on the creative network – was immense, with thousands of Sydneysiders having their say in the publicly voted categories. At the awards […]

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A.B. Original, Big Scary, Olympia among the artists shortlisted for the 12th Australian Music Prize

January 18, 2017

To be announced on March 8th, the 12th Australian Music Prize will be unveiled in Sydney. The shortlist, revealed today, has seen a diverse list of Australian artists grouped together in the final pool – following deliberation by the 16 member panel over the weekend, from the longlist of 61 albums, we now have the final […]

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Toni Childs, Caiti Baker, Montaigne & more join WOMADelaide 2017

January 18, 2017

The final festival announcement for WOMADelaide 2017 has been revealed today, with a whole slew of international and local talent now confirmed to appear in Adelaide’s Botanic Park from March 10th – 13th. Joining the already announced line up – which has included 30/70, Electric Fields, D.D Dumbo and L-Fresh The Lion – are the likes of Montaigne, Toni Childs, Caiti Baker, Kiasmos […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 18, 2017

Our Top 20 Singles from 2016 represent not only what was a strong and diverse year in new music, but they also presented themselves to be solid indicators of the trajectories of some of our favourite new artists. From NGAIIRE‘s “House on a Rock” to B Wise‘s “No Questions”, through to huge international hitters in Childish Gambino‘s “Redbone” […]

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Ubisoft acquires Guitar Hero Live developer FreeStyle Games

January 18, 2017

Ubisoft have acquired FreeStyle Games, the developer behind Activision music titles DJ Hero and 2015’s Guitar Hero Live. Ubi announced the acquisition overnight in a post on their official blog, along with the developer’s new name, Ubisoft Leamington.

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Tapanui: How a small New Zealand town became the heart and soul of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon

January 18, 2017

“Edge of the Forest”: an apt description of quiet West Otago township Tapanui, the words located underneath it’s welcome signage. On first look, this forestry town on New Zealand’s south island, a few hours east of Queenstown, is no more than a quick stop-off on a road trip through the region’s stunning scenery, which includes […]

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Sydney Festival Review: Celia Pacquola takes audiences for a ride in “The Looking Glass” (Performances until 19 January)

January 18, 2017

Celia Pacquola is (quite literally) everywhere. Turn on the ABC and you’re highly likely to see her face either on Utopia, her own new show Rosehaven or in her AACTA-winning role in The Beautiful Lie. Having built a reputation in standup for the better part of a decade, it’s a natural progression for someone who’s […]

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Five Books You Need To Read This Month: January

January 18, 2017

Happy New Year! Welcome back to a new instalment of our recommended reading monthly feature (now with fresh new artwork). Hopefully you all had a great break away from work and enjoyed some downtime over the festive period. As always we’re here to bring you five books we think you need to be reading this […]

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