Day: 7 February 2017

Hear Joyride’s cover of Methyl Ethel’s “Twilight Driving”

February 7, 2017

As we sit patiently waiting for that full Joyride album to eventuate, the don himself has kicked off a brand new series of music to keep fans happy in the meantime. Putting his own spin on some Australian tunes, the ‘Twilight Driving Series’ is going to be producing some no doubt brilliant gems over the next […]

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Win a double pass to see Hang Massive on their first Australian tour

February 7, 2017

Following incredible online success, hang drum group, Hang Massive, will perform in Australia for the first time as part of their global tour in 2017. From 11th to 22nd March, Hang Massive will bring their unique combination of the hang, sublime vocals and crispy beats to Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Hang Massive will […]

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Darling James takes us behind the scenes of the “Indonesian Cigarette” video

February 7, 2017

Sometimes you have a good idea that seems too crazy to work. Thankfully, if you can manage to throw it into the ether (or in this case, the internet) and not strangle it to death it might just take on a life of its own. When the thought came to me one freezing June night […]

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Music Video of the Day: Anna Wise “Coconuts” (2017)

February 7, 2017

US artist Anna Wise is gearing up for the release of her sophomore EP The Feminine: Act II (out February 17th) – further exploring some gorgeous alt-R&B vibes. Her single “Coconuts” is breathy and groove-filled, a great example of the production behind her work and where she’s still to go. Most recently, Wise has released a music […]

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Strength in Numbers: Jesse & TJ Mizell introduce us to NYC collective Doperoots

February 7, 2017

Regardless of whether you’re looking at what’s happening in your own artistic/creative community or abroad, it’s safe to say that young people are coming through in waves with ambition and the nous required to bring their bold concepts to fruition. The establishment of indie record labels, arthouses, festivals and magazines are just some of the ways […]

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Camp Cope to support Against Me! on May Australian tour

February 7, 2017

US rockers Against Me! will be back in Australia this year for the Groovin The Moo tour and have this week announced a slew of headline dates to show off their new album, Shape Shift With Me. Also announced to be joining them on the road will be Melbourne’s Camp Cope, who’ve already gotten their 2017 off to a […]

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Overwatch‘s server browser is imminent, but may not work the way you expect

February 7, 2017

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan has released a new Developer Update video this morning, introducing a feature the game’s PC fanbase has been howling for since launch — a server browser. The thing is, it may not work in quite the way fans were expecting.

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James Franco’s The Disaster Artist set to premiere at SXSW; 20 other features added to program

February 7, 2017

Another 21 features have been added to the SXSW Film Festival program for 2017, with James Franco’s The Disaster Artist topping the list, with the Austin event set to hold the anticipated film’s world premiere. The film is about the making of the cult classic The Room – often referred to as the Citizen Kane […]

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Stan announces massive 2017 lineup, 4K video and offline viewing

February 7, 2017

Australian SVOD service Stan has been going from strength to strength since it first emerged as ferocious competition for similar services like Netflix and the recently defunct Presto. Of course 2017 is shaping up to be an even bigger year for the platform as the team behind it dive even deeper into on-demand and carve […]

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Win a double pass to see Disney’s Tony Award-Winning Broadway musical Newsies on the big screen

February 7, 2017

Disney’s Tony Award-Winning Broadway musical Newsies will make its worldwide cinema debut on February 19th, and we’ve got double passes in seven locations nationally to give away! Nominated for multiple Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Newsies saw over 1000 performances before closing in 2014, and now musical theatre fans in Australia will have the chance […]

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TV Review: Wayward Pines‘ sophomore season survives by stepping into the unknown

February 7, 2017

The first season of Wayward Pines made its premiere with auspicious timing. Aside from recruiting veteran actors Matt Dilon, Juliette Lewis and Toby Jones, or the fact that M. Night Shyamalan had joined as a producer and would direct the series pilot; the show would find its most eager audience in a void that had […]

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Studio Ponoc’s debut feature Mary and the Witch’s Flower to see a theatrical release in Australia & NZ

February 7, 2017

Madman Entertainment has secured Australia and New Zealand release rights to Mary and the Witch’s Flower, the debut feature from Studio Ponoc, the Japanese animation house founded by former Ghibli Studio producer Yoshiaki Nishimura and director Hiromasa Yonebayashi. The duo were the driving force behind the 2015 OscarÂź-nominated When Marnie Was There. Currently in post-production, […]

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Good Morning, Morgan: What we know about Prey

February 7, 2017

Announced at E3 2016 as a reboot of the 2006 original, Prey burst back onto the gaming scene, and looks like it intends to make a big splash. The original Prey, which released on the Xbox 360 and PC back in 2006, was an interesting take on the then-current trend of shooters to say the […]

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Aussies Abroad: From Adelaide with Love – Sincerely, Grizzly are touring South East Asia

February 7, 2017

One of our favourite Adelaide bands – Sincerely, Grizzly – are soon to be leaving the City of Churches for the exotic tropics of South East Asia soon, dropping their first tour dates for 2017 this week. Fans at home have seen the band make their first steps out on to stages with new music over […]

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Director Richard Carroll talks Calamity Jane and telling tall tales

February 7, 2017

Legendary frontierswoman; notorious daredevil; profane storyteller; unwomanly radical – CALAMITY JANE is one of the most immediately recognizable figures of the old American West. And now, after a sell-out performance in August last year as part of Neglected Musicals, The Hayes Theatre is bringing the Wild West back in a  “stripped-back, rough-and-ready reimagining” of the classic musical. […]

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Adelaide artist Haneen Martin on her new exhibition Patterns of Migration

February 7, 2017

Living in a Western society, for the most part, we are taught to be open-minded; to want to learn and experience new things, embrace new ideas. Though, the comfort resultant of the acceptance of their appearance is a luxury not afforded to many. So, what does it feel like to be put under the microscope? […]

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Review: CARGO CLUB is a highly charged examination of personal identity, culture, and history (performances at Metro Arts, Brisbane until February 18th)

February 7, 2017

Presented as part of BrisAsia Festival, a host of international performers welcome audiences to Cargo Club, an immersive experience exploring global themes and personal experiences. Spoken word, ancient ritual, live art, and cool tunes come together as artists tell their stories, unpacking their own ‘cargo’ in a true cultural melting pot. A joint collaboration between […]

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National Pizza Day: 400 Gradi are offering an expensive lobster and black truffle pizza this week (Melbourne)

February 7, 2017

Sure Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s something even better coming at Aussies this week: National Pizza Day. The annual celebration of all things pizza falls on this Thursday 9th February, and you can be sure many of the country’s finest pizzerias and Italian restaurants will be cooking up specials for the […]

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