Day: 20 January 2017

Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds deliver a powerful set as Skeleton Tree makes its Sydney debut

January 20, 2017

Marking the band’s first live appearances since 2014, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds hit the road earlier this month on an extensive tour of Australia and New Zealand, off the back of their sixteenth studio record, Skeleton Tree. Tonight this landed them in Sydney for the first of two shows at the ICC Sydney […]

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‘Occupy Kings Cross’ movement spurred on by cancellation of Keep Sydney Open rally

January 20, 2017

The Keep Sydney Open rally originally scheduled to be commencing tomorrow (complete with Flight Facilities DJing) in Kings Cross has been cancelled by the NSW Government and the Police Commissioner – in the wake of Mike Baird‘s resigning from his role this week, it would have been a perfect time to hit the streets and protest the crippling […]

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The Great Escape announces convention themes for 2017 event

January 20, 2017

With The Great Escape only a few months away from kicking off in Brighton for another year, more information surrounding the event’s conference branch have emerged. The 2017 convention will be taking place across two venues over two days, with discussions and panel sessions focusing on music media, music exporting, royalties and the impact of drugs […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Bearfoot “Could Be Worse” (2017)

January 20, 2017

It’s Friday, we all are craving another weekend of chilling out in the sunshine (while it lasts) and to take us into it is a sweet little cut of roots/reggae, courtesy of the Sunshine Coast’s Bearfoot. The music video for their latest cut, “Could Be Worse”, is here ahead some unmissable shows in February and March […]

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Amanda Palmer talks Nick Cave, the role of ‘the entertainer’ and the liberating nature of Patreon

January 20, 2017

Amanda Palmer. Always honest, never one to shy away from the provocative or the controversial, the artist has always been about sharing her truth and constructing an artistic environment that not only encourages creativity and eclecticism, but pushes boundaries. Currently in Australia for a run of shows that have seen her take to festival and […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Wallace “Raffled Roses” (2017)

January 20, 2017

Wallace was one of those voices we heard in 2016, snapped our heads back round and mused, ‘Where did she come from?!’. Luckily, she is most definitely here to stay. The FBi SMAC Award nominee was the third most played artist on triple j Unearthed last year, now has a lucrative publishing deal with Mushroom Music […]

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Music Video of the Day: Northlane “Intuition” (2017)

January 20, 2017

Are you still coming down from UNIFY 2017? To keep the vibes from the festival pulsating that little bit longer, Northlane have dropped a new video for their track “Intuition”, a song the group premiered during their show. The video, filmed by Jason Eshragian encapsulates the band’s energy and the bond they clearly share with their crowd, regardless of the environment. […]

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Courtney Barnett to support Patti Smith at her final Australian show in Melbourne

January 20, 2017

Huge one for Courtney Barnett fans – your girl is set to support the iconic Patti Smith and her band at her final Australian date in Melbourne in April. Smith and her band will be in the country for a long-awaited tour including some unmissable Bluesfest festival shows – all shows of which have completely sold out. […]

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Alex The Astronaut kicks off The AU Sessions for 2017 with “Already Home”

January 20, 2017

Chances are likely that you’ve heard “Already Home” over the course of this month on the j’s. The lady behind the catchy tune, Alex The Astronaut, brought the song to Enmore Park in Sydney recently, kicking off the AU Sessions for 2017! Back home for the summer and some select shows on the east coast, the singer is […]

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Client Liaison embarking on national Diplomatic Immunity tour through March & April

January 20, 2017

ICYMI, the Client Liaison boys are hitting the road for their biggest headline tour yet. With their debut album Diplomatic Immunity doing the roads (quite brilliantly, we’ll add), the Melbourne band are due to embark on their national album tour in just a few months. Taking Luke Million on the road with them, Client Liaison will be showcasing […]

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Video Games Preview: Sniper Elite 4 benefits from a larger scale and Italian setting

January 20, 2017

It’s been almost 12 years since Rebellion Developments released the first title in what would become the Sniper Elite series, a franchise which was has improved in ways both noticeable and welcome as the years have gone on. The franchise continues this February with Sniper Elite 4, the follow-up to 2014’s Sniper Elite 3, which came closer to […]

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Archer is taking us to a 1940’s Dreamland in Season 8; watch the first teasers!

January 20, 2017

Following the cliffhanger at the end of Season 7, Stirling Archer seems to have wound up in a coma, and in a season arch inspired by something like Life on Mars or Wizard of Oz, we’re going to be entering Archer’s “Dreamland” and going “noir” with the whole cast entering an alternate 1947 universe. Watch […]

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