Day: 8 February 2017

Ryan Adams confirms huge headline NZ & Australian tour for May

February 8, 2017

Ryan Adams will be back out our way in a few months with his 16th (yes, 16th) album Prisoner – tune your eyes to this one, you won’t want to be missing tickets to these shows. The Grammy nominated songwriter will be hitting some his biggest stages yet on this tour, visiting New Zealand and Australia in […]

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The Hills Are Alive announces Cloud Control, Amy Shark and more for 2017 festival

February 8, 2017

The hills are definitely going to be alive in South Gippsland in March. The 9th annual ‘Festival of Friends’ and the line-up for The Hills Are Alive is all killer, no filler. For three days, the farm comes alive with music, comedians, food, field games, and for the really committed, free camping. Featuring the likes of Cloud Control, Dope Lemon, Amy […]

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Single of the Day: Our Man in Berlin “A Lightbulb Mind” (2017)

February 8, 2017

Some new goodness from Perth’s Our Man in Berlin! They’ve been favourites of ours for a little while now and in their new single “A Lightbulb Mind”, the band has returned to the forefront after taking time out to regroup last year. Different directions, different inspirations and life in general had the band members eventually come […]

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Mick Fleetwood, Kesha, Krist Novoselic & more confirmed as SXSW speakers

February 8, 2017

More globally renowned names have been announced as speakers for the SXSW Conference this March. Already announced have been identities from across the fields of film/TV, tech and music; including the likes of Zane Lowe, Lee Daniels, Nile Rodgers and Adam Grant, while this latest announcement definitely comes packing with some more talent. For the music nerds, Fleetwood Mac‘s own Mick […]

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Honeyblood announce headline Australian shows for the east coast this March

February 8, 2017

Honeyblood are definitely something to beheld, if you haven’t had the pleasure of seeing the Scottish duo perform yet. We were lucky enough to catch Stina and Cat at SXSW a few years ago and we’ve been keeping tabs since – their sophomore album Babes Never Die is a killer record and it’s with this collection of […]

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Music Video of the Day: WAAX “Same Same” (2017)

February 8, 2017

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of WAAX. The fact that the group is soon to be on the road with Kingswood is just an added bonus. So, in the meantime, we’re enjoying the latest music video from the Brissy punks – cast your eyes on “Same Same”, below! Linking up wit Creative Clones, WAAX filmed the clip […]

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Milky Chance confirm headline Australian shows for May

February 8, 2017

We haven’t seen Milky Chance in Australia since 2014 but best believe, the reception for the German duo upon their return for Groovin The Moo this year stands to be one helluva good one. Their single “Cocoon” has enjoyed much success out in Australia and with a new album in Blossom due out on March 17th, […]

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The Wombats celebrating 10th anniversary of A Guide To Love, Loss & Desperation on Aussie tour

February 8, 2017

The Wombats have been coming to Australia for years now and for many fans, they’ve grown up with the British group as the wave of indie rock that came through during the early 00’s reached Australia. Their debut album, A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation still remains a beloved favourite amongst fans – it’s hard […]

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Marvel’s Iron Fist full length trailer lands a sucker punch

February 8, 2017

Released a little earlier today and in case you may have missed it, Netflix have officially dropped the full length trailer for its next big series Marvel’s Iron Fist. Marvel’s Iron Fist follows the story of Danny Rand (Finn Jones, ex Game of Thrones), a young man who returns to New York after being gone […]

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Film Review: Fences (USA, 2016) proves too faithful to the original stageplay to shine as a film

February 8, 2017

Films adapted from a stageplay have always offered mixed results. While we have classics like Chicago, Glengarry Glen Ross and Sweeney Todd, we often have disasters like Rent and Mamma Mia! The reason for this is either because the stories of these plays or musicals do not have enough cinematic potential to succeed as a film-viewing experience or […]

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Interview: Training Day and Silicon Valley composer Jeff Cardoni talks recreating iconic sounds and the power of comedy on music

February 8, 2017

With the new TV series Training Day – an adaptation of the acclaimed 2001 film – hitting airwaves in the USA last week, we caught up with the show’s composer Jeff Cardoni to talk about his work taking the original score and reinterpreting it for the small screen. We also talk about some of his other […]

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Australian Box Office Report: No stopping the Lion juggernaut, at top of ladder for third week in a row

February 8, 2017

There seems to be no stopping the Lion juggernaut.  It made $3.05m at the box office this week, and sits at no. 1 on the ladder for the third week in a row.  To date, it has made  $16.22m, and if it make over $21m, it will sit alongside Red Dog, Mad Max: Fury Road and Strictly […]

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What’s it like to attend RTX Sydney if you don’t really know that much about Rooster Teeth?

February 8, 2017

Geek and gaming conventions are pretty magical places. RTX doesn’t have same energy as that of a PAX. It’s a different vibe, cruder, in line with the kind of scatological humour Rooster Teeth excels at. These attendees are rowdier, less patient and a great deal snarkier than your average PAX-goer. This is not to suggest […]

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Anna Lumb (Melbourne) talks Spiegel Rock, 50ft women and going back to the future

February 8, 2017

An artist who has performed in a castle in Poland, an orphanage in the Angolan jungle, and a field in Malaysia, Anna Lumb is no stranger to the surreal. Lumb’s unique blend of theatre, circus and physical comedy has taken her to some of the world’s farthest corners. Ahead of her hometown appearance at Melba […]

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8 Things not to miss at the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival

February 8, 2017

With the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival kicking off in just a matter of days, we’ve run through the artsy smorgasbord that is this year’s program, and are bringing you our tips on what not to miss in the coming weeks. So these are 8 things we think you shouldn’t miss over the course of […]

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Win a double pass to see Blank Tiles as part of Adelaide Fringe Festival

February 8, 2017

Scrabble World Champion, Austin Michaels knew over 200,000 words. Then he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Since then Austin has been in a race against time to document his memories, his greatest achievements before they fade from his mind and the world forever. Once the toast of the board game world, Austin’s life was full […]

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Recipe: Spicy Tsingtao Turkey Chilli

February 8, 2017

Beer should be used in all food. Well, most. Take for example Tsingtao’s heat-packed turkey chilli dish which is heavily influenced by Mexican classics but with a distinctly Asian twist. The famed Chinese beer company have kindly supplied us with this recipe from their archives, and giving as the country’s weather is pretty damn unpredictable […]

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Here’s where you can cop the new Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Core Black/Red” this month

February 8, 2017

You knew it was coming. The first release for Kanye West and adidas is coming at you in just a few days. It’s now been confirmed that the sexy-as-fuck Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Core Black/Red” will see a worldwide release on February 11th, with a very first for the collaboration being that the sneakers will […]

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The top 10 Valentine’s Day options in Sydney for 2017

February 8, 2017

The official day of love is upon us. Valentine’s Day comes but once a year, and for those who fully surrender to the traditional idea of roses and romance, it’s a perfect opportunity to put some of the city’s finest establishments to the test. Each year restaurants, hotels, spas, cafes and bars offer some of […]

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