Day: 24 January 2017

Single of the Day: Vincent Sole “The Game” (2017)

January 24, 2017

Vincent Sole is a name that crept up in 2016 but with his new single in “The Game”, this fresh face is making sure we’re remembering it. Utilising space in arrangement and throwing the spotlight strongly onto his vocals, Sole fuses a throbbing beat with R&B influences streaming in the song’s instrumentation. Turn this one up. Photo […]

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Bad//Dreems join Laneway Festival line up for Adelaide while east coast after parties are announced

January 24, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in Australia this week after a successful run in Singapore last weekend and still, the new announcements are rolling out. First up, for Adelaide fans: Bad//Dreems have been added to your festival down at Port Adelaide, slotting in neatly between White Lung and Luca Brasi on the Spinning Top Stage at 3:10pm. […]

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Watch Thundamentals, Urthboy, Coda Conduct, Birdz & more collab on “Change the Date”

January 24, 2017

As January 26th approaches, the conversation surrounding changing the date of ‘Australia Day’ has become even more heated and indeed crucial than ever. Recently, NITV and SBS, in conjunction with a line up of noted Australian hip hop artists, came together to explore different perspectives and opinions of the national holiday, culminating in a one-of-a-kind collaboration, entitled […]

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Live Review: The Front Bottoms + The Hard Aches + Alex The Kid – Amplifier Bar, Perth (20.01.17)

January 24, 2017

I never feel more surrounded by familial like elation than in the throes of an indie punk rock crowd and Friday night was no exception. Starting off their headline tour in Perth, their first Australian show in two years, The Front Bottoms brought in a horde of dedicated fans, ready to jump around to that […]

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CERES announce “91′ Your House” tour dates for February & March

January 24, 2017

Hands up if your heart got broken then put back together at any of CERES‘ shows towards the end of 2016? Ours most certainly did. The emotional and cathartic rollercoaster that has become their album Drag It Down On You manifested itself into a beast live and this week, we were incredibly excited to see that it’s […]

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The Antlers’ Peter Silberman goes solo with debut album Impermanence

January 24, 2017

Stopped crying over Hospice yet? Me neither, but songwriter/singer Peter Silberman (from heartbreak indie-rock band The Antlers) is gearing up to release his first solo album, Impermanence, due February 24 via Inertia Music. Impermanence invites us into Silberman’s journey with a hearing impairment that led him to leave Brooklyn for a quieter upstate New York as he […]

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Canada’s Timber Timbre lines up new record Sincerely, Future Pollution for April release

January 24, 2017

Like your vocals crooning and your 80’s synth spooky? Timber Timbre’s new single “Sewer Blues” is gunna be the best new track you hear this week. This Canadian mob have been quietly making the best folk/blues/rock music for long nights alone since 2009 with three studio albums already up their sleeve. With their forthcoming record, Sincerely, […]

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Australia receives its first ever Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

January 24, 2017

Amongst a slew of nominations for two of Australia’s biggest films of the last year – Lion and Hacksaw Ridge – comes a lesser known film called Tanna, directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler. The film, which is shot in the Navhal and Nafe languages of Vanuatu, premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where […]

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La La Land leads diverse Oscar nominations while Lion, Tanna & Hacksaw Ridge reward Aussies

January 24, 2017

This morning, the Oscar nominees were announced online through a live stream – breaking tradition from the annual early morning news conference that the film world had become accustomed to tuning into. Over about 20 minutes, past nominees reflected on their Oscar experiences as they revealed the nominees for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. What […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel take the lion’s share of this week’s box office earnings

January 24, 2017

Whether it’s from its recent positive publicity, school holidays drawing to a close or just the fact that it’s a brilliant film, Lion, starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, did extremely well in its opening weekend, earning $4.19m, where it now sits at the top of the box office ladder.  Opening on 254 screens nationally, it […]

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Filming of the second series of ABC’s Glitch has begun in Melbourne

January 24, 2017

ABC has announced that filming is underway in Melbourne on the highly anticipated second season of the award-winning paranormal drama Glitch. Debuting in 2015, Glitch followed a they mystery of seven people who had returned from the dead. The series garnered outstanding drama awards at the Logies and AACTAs and attracted a legion of fans who […]

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Tekken 7 finally arrives on consoles in June

January 24, 2017

Tekken 7 will finally make the jump from arcades to home consoles this June after a 15 month wait, promising to bring the story of Kazuya and Heihachi’s long-running familial war to an end.

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Win a double pass to see Ferris Bueller’s Day Off as In The House returns to Sydney

January 24, 2017

Leisure Rules for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off starting the new In The House season! Catch John Hughes’ fun-filled classic in Vmax at Event Cinemas George St on February 3. While the rest of us were just thinking about it…Ferris borrowed a Ferrari and did it…all in a day! Tickets are only $13 (or $11 if […]

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Budget carrier AirAsia X to launch flights to the USA; may resume London service

January 24, 2017

In news sure to shake up the travel industry in this sector, Asian long haul budget carrier AirAsia X has become the first low-cost service on the continent to receive clearance for regularly scheduled passenger flights to the USA. To now, the only other budget carrier in the broader Australasian market to offer flights to […]

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What does rum sound like? Barcardi and Major Lazer announce unique collaboration

January 24, 2017

In a delightful – and possibly delicious – collaboration, music trio Major Lazer and rum manufacturer Bacardi will begin a year-long partnership to launch The Sound of Rum, which will focus on multimedia events and experiences, unique music offerings and the development of a batch of limited-edition Bacardi rum. Dubbed “The Sound of Rum “, the recently announced project is tipped to […]

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Michelin star chef plans “try-before-you-buy” concept restaurant Calia for Emporium (Melbourne)

January 24, 2017

A new dining experience is set to open in Melbourne’s stylish Emporium precinct, bringing a new restaurant-to-retail concept to the ever-growing precinct. Calia, named after an old lady that Michelin Star chef Francisco Javier Araya met in Spain, will open early this year. The new venue will allow diners to “try before they buy” from the sustainability-minded menu, […]

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Merivale’s old-school chicken shop by an ex-Noma chef opens this week (Sydney)

January 24, 2017

Michelin-trained chef Ben Greeno has been leading the charge at Merivale’s The Paddington since it opened late 2015, and this week he’ll be overseeing the long awaited extension of that concept as the takeaway focused The Chicken Shop opens on Thursday 26 January. The small shopfront right next to The Paddington will be turned into […]

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You can get $1 tubs of Gelato Messina this afternoon only (Sydney, Melbourne)

January 24, 2017

Just a few weeks ago a heartbroken woman left a voicemail message for Messina, essentially cutting ties with them because she couldn’t get her favourite dessert on New Year’s Eve. The dominate dessert demigods may not have won her back by standing outside of her window with a boombox raised above their head, but we […]

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