Day: 31 January 2017

Simon Ratcliffe on Basement Jaxx’s Australian return & future music projects

January 31, 2017

Basement Jaxx are currently in Australia for the Electric Gardens Festival, which has been taking the British duo around the country to some large festival crowds. It’s been a prime opportunity for Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton to reconnect with Australian audiences after some time away and even though they haven’t released a studio album […]

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Music Video of the Day: Johnny Flynn “Raising the Dead” (2017)

January 31, 2017

British songwriter Johnny Flynn has dropped his new film clip for “Raising the Dead”, the first from his forthcoming album Sillion. Directed by Simon Ryninks, the video is the first in a series of visual accompaniments for the record, which is coming out in March. An intriguing insight into Flynn’s new music and how this album has continued […]

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The Pretty Littles hitting the road with “Helluva Tuesdi” this February

January 31, 2017

The Pretty Littles return after what proved to be a hectic 2016 with some brand new tour dates along with their latest single, “Helluva Tuesdi”! The band is already well into writing for album number five (yes, five), but these dates are going to be absolutely kicking and unmissable – the final tour of The Pretty […]

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Against Me!, The Darkness, Amy Shark & more confirmed for Groovin The Moo 2017

January 31, 2017

Returning for its majestic 13th year this April and May, Groovin The Moo has dropped its line up for 2017 – throwing back to some of our favourite international bands (plus some names primed to be introduced to Australians for the first time), not to mention a class cut of Australian talent in the mix. With […]

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Melbourne’s The Pink Tiles announce sophomore album, #1 Fan, due late March

January 31, 2017

This female-led garage-pop band are releasing their sophomore record on March 24th and reminding us that girls are really really good at making loud noises. Punchy, melodic rock’n’roll strewn with faded 90’s guitars slicked on top of each other make up The Pink Tiles sound, and it works effortlessly well. The band have premiered their new single, “For […]

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The Elder Scrolls Online is heading to Morrowind

January 31, 2017

Erstwhile adventurers in Bethesda’s massively multiplayer online role playing game The Elder Scrolls Online will soon find themselves headed to the island of Vvardenfell, north of one of the series’ most iconic locales, Morrowind.

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Fences, Hidden Figures and Stranger Things among the winners at the 23rd annual SAG Awards

January 31, 2017

The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was a politically fueled event, as actors from across the turbulent USA took to the stage in between the celebrating, to express their lack of support for president Donald Trump. Coming off of the heels of Meryl Streep’s emotional speech at the Golden Globes earlier this month, SAG […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Lion proves to be king of the box office for the 2nd week in a row

January 31, 2017

Hooray for Australian film! Oscar hopeful Lion continued to dominate at the box office this week, bringing in $4.18m.  As an Aussie indie production, it’s doing quite well.  Lion and The Great Gatsby have been the only Australian films to earn more at the box office in its second week in the cinemas. As predicted last week, M. Night Shyamalan’s newest […]

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The ABC have cancelled Good Game

January 31, 2017

Australia’s longest-running and most-watched television program about video games has been cancelled. The news comes as the show was gearing up for a new season this year on the ABC, and was announced via the show’s social media accounts this morning.

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Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza: an experience full of contortion, vibrance and exercise

January 31, 2017

So many wonderfully talented people are performing within Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza, that it is amazing how its performances under the big top can be coordinated in such a way. It’s quite the production; heading backstage, I see gym equipment sprawled out within the backend of the performance area, while artists (of the trapeze, dance […]

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Taste of Sydney announces first lineup of restaurants heading to Centennial Park in March

January 31, 2017

Following one of the biggest and most talked about years in Sydney’s dining scene it’s no surprise to see the 2017 edition of Taste of Sydney shape up to be the biggest in the popular food and drink festival’s history. Running From 9th to 12th March in it’s usual spot amongst the leafy Centennial Park, […]

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