Day: 2 February 2017

Exclusive Single Premiere: Rag n’ Bone “Pissy Flow” (2017)

February 2, 2017

WA group Rag n’ Bone have continued their winning streak, following on from a number of impressive shows at the tailed of 2016 and an impressive slot at the Fremantle Falls Downtown event last month, with the release of a new single in “Pissy Flow”. Taken from the band’s upcoming debut album, A Handful of […]

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Live Review: Glass Animals + Lanks – Melbourne Town Hall (02.02.17)

February 2, 2017

Fresh from their ridiculous set at the Laneway Festival in Melbourne over the weekend, Glass Animals stormed Melbourne Town Hall losing no fans. Opening the Wednesday night shindig was local lad Lanks and there couldn’t have been a more perfect pairing. There is a reason why he cops the accolades he does and although the […]

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Single of the Day: Day Wave “Something Here” (2017)

February 2, 2017

Ah, Jackson Phillips. We’ve missed, ya. The new single from Day Wave is here, it’s called “Something Here” and yep, it’s definitely something. Named Zane Lowe’s World Record on Beats 1, the Californian has now given us another taste of his forthcoming debut album, The Days We Had. With the album due out in May, this glorious puzzle of […]

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Sampa The Great, Tired Lion among new additions to The Great Escape

February 2, 2017

A hundred new artists have been added to this year’s line up for The Great Escape out in Brighton, UK in May. Widely regarded as the biggest festival in Europe for new music discovery, we’re stoked to see the likes of Sampa The Great, Tired Lion, Slaves, Marika Hackman and more join a stellar group of artists from all over the […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Pretty City “Don’t You Remember Me My Love” (2017)

February 2, 2017

One of those bands we counted ourselves so lucky to have seen in 2016, Pretty City, have come back on to our radars with a brand new single in “Don’t You Remember Me My Love”. The psych rockers are about to head out on a tour of North America, so it’s fitting that this is the type of […]

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Live Review: Teeth & Tongue – Newmarket Studios, Melbourne (01.02.17)

February 2, 2017

Walking into the studio, you’re welcomed with a flood of pink and green lights swirled within a hazy mist; giving off a still swamp like mystic. The band steps onto the stage, and as soon as the first guitar string is strung it cuts through the mist, bursting with room-filling synths. Suddenly this small studio […]

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Californian singer/songwriter Thundercat returns with new album, Drunk

February 2, 2017

Genre-defying, multi-instrumentalist Thundercat will release his third full-length album Drunk February 24th on Brainfeeder, via Inertia Music. Known for a rich history of collaborations with heavy-weights like Mac Millar and Childish Gambino, this 23-track release will have a bunch of special guests including Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar, Washington and Flying Lotus, just to name a few. “Show You […]

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Real Estate announce new album, In Mind, out March 17th

February 2, 2017

Since Real Estate made serious waves in Australia a few years back with a bunch of shows for their 2014 LP Atlas, we’ve been patiently waiting to swoon over their next lush indie-rock release. And here it is. March 17th will see the band’s fourth studio album, In Mind, released via Domino and recorded with Cole M.G.N. (Beck, Snoop […]

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Music Video of the Day: B Wise “Drugs & Drama” (2017)

February 2, 2017

B Wise is no longer a fresh horse out the gate; 2016 was incredibly good to the Sydney MC and he more than proved that the hype surrounding him was justified. Now, we look ahead to more greatness from B Wise and it would seem that he’s stepping up to the plate, just as we […]

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Film Review: Gold (USA, 2017) roots for the underdog but takes itself too seriously

February 2, 2017

When you take an idea like the story of a dreamer, and mash it together with a cautionary tale about the wolves of Wall Street and big business. With your lead character as that grizzled underdog type, and have it all based loosely on a true story the result you get is Gold. Set in […]

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The Hidden Gems of the PlayStation 2 Era

February 2, 2017

As the successor to the original PlayStation, and the awkward stepping block to the technically superior PlayStation 3, the PlayStation 2 is often largely dismissed by the modern era of gamers. Lacking the classic nostalgia of the original console, and the refined graphical capabilities and endurance of the PlayStation 3, the games of this era […]

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Shimmerlands delivers an incredible program of outdoor cinema, music and culinary culture to Melbourne

February 2, 2017

The Melbourne creatives behind Shimmerlands have stepped beyond the usual realm of arts and culture festivals with an outstanding collaborative program between Shadow Electric and the University of Melbourne. Now at the half way point, this two-month long festival has been wowing audiences with the stellar curation of films and live music acts night after night. […]

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson reunite as production begins on new film

February 2, 2017

Ten years after Daniel Day-Lewis‘ Oscar-winning performance in There Will Be Blood, a creative reunion with writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, Punch-Drunk Love) has begun production in the UK. The currently untitled film will take place in London’s fashion world during the 1950s, and “illuminates the life behind the curtain of an uncompromising […]

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Watch Charlie Day and Ice Cube battle it out in new red-band trailer for Fist Fight

February 2, 2017

It’s no longer Sunny with Ice Cube in town. The new red-band trailer for school-yard comedy Fist Fight has just dropped, with It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Horrible Bosses star Charlie Day against Ice Cube (Ride Along films, 21 Jump Street) in the battle of the teachers, after Ron Strickland (Cube) is accidently fired by co-worker Andy […]

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We spent some time with the For Honor closed beta last weekend, and here’s how it went

February 2, 2017

For Honor is a title we’ve been keeping in the back of our minds for a little while now. Having appeared and two consecutive E3’s, and always introduced the most passionate team at Ubisoft’s already exuberant press events, For Honor looked like the sort of game that could take the devil-may-care smack-em-up multiplayer shenanigans of games like Chivalry and War […]

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Film Review: Peter Berg offers a spirited homage to “Boston Strong” with Patriot’s Day (USA, 2017)

February 2, 2017

There is no way for Peter Berg’s Patriot’s Day to avoid being labelled as exploitative and “too soon”, if even just for the title. For the past few weeks critics have been piling onto the director’s dramatic retelling of the bombings which took place during the annual Boston Marathon in April of 2013, killing three […]

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Travel Tips: Going it alone in South East Asia

February 2, 2017

Travelling alone can seem like a daunting idea. As soon as you hit accept on that plane ticket purchase you find yourself immediately overcome by worries: What if I get lost by myself? Who will I eat dinner with so that I don’t look like a total loner? Will I have to ask strangers to […]

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Papa Bo Min: Sydney’s newest Chinese restaurant touts flavoursome and healthy menu

February 2, 2017

Casual eatery and bar Papa Bo Min is Sydney’s newest Chinese restaurant, and located in CBD’s Grosvenor Place. It joins the Lotus group of restaurants which include Lotus Galleries and Lotus Barangaroo. Papa Bo Min is a a casual eatery and bar, serving modern Chinese food. It also offers options for takeaway lunch and dinners […]

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Orange Food Week returns in March with a mixed bag of 80 events (NSW)

February 2, 2017

Australia’s longest-running regional food festival, The Orange F.O.O.D Week (Food of Orange District), returns again this year and will run from 31 March – 9 April. This hugely popular regional food and wine festival, now in its 26th year, offers foodies from around the country more than 80 events, including 6 signature events, all of […]

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