Day: 16 February 2017

Midnight Oil announce highly anticipated October & November Australian tour dates

February 16, 2017

It’s been a long morning already for Midnight Oil fans in Australia who’ve been keeping their attention trained to the band’s Facebook page, but finally, the wait is over. Through a conference broadcast online from Sydney, the iconic Aussie group broke the news that they would be back on tour around the world for the first […]

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Ali Barter shares new single and announces debut album, A Suitable Girl, for March release

February 16, 2017

Following up her huge 2016 single “Girlie Bits”, Melbournian pop-rocker Ali Barter has revealed her newest single “Cigarette”. The news comes paired with the highly anticipated release of Barter’s debut album, A Suitable Girl, coming to us March 24th on Ronnie Records via Intertia Music. Not one to sugar-coat reality and tip-toe around feelings, “Cigarette” […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: At The Dakota “Arrow Holder” (2017)

February 16, 2017

Continuing to produce some effortlessly upbeat indie pop music straight out of the Top End, Darwin’s At The Dakota return with a brand new music video, this time for “Arrow Holder” – lined up for official release on February 24th. The tune itself is ridiculously catchy; the band has refined their pop sensibilities further off the […]

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PNAU join Groovin the Moo as festival tour; Maitland, Canberra and Bendigo now sold out

February 16, 2017

Groovin the Moo has been surfing a neat little wave of success since tickets for the 2017 tour went on sale last week! In just a few days, three regions on the GTM run are now sold out – Maitland, Bendigo and Canberra have all had their ticket allocations exhausted, while punters are encouraged to hustle […]

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Single of the Day: HOLY HOLY “That Message” (2017)

February 16, 2017

It’s nearly here. The second album, PAINT, from the divine HOLY HOLY, set for release on February 24th. Luckily, the duo Oscar Dawson and Tim Carroll realised we couldn’t hold out another week, and they’re giving us their third single – another nibble of the communion wafer before the big release. The single is layered, textured, rich with synth and guitar. Carroll‘s ethereal vocals repeat the […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Baby Blue “Concentrate” (2017)

February 16, 2017

Baby Blue began as a solo project for Rhea Caldwell, swelling to a four-piece that delivers folk-tainted indie pop-rock. The group are fast becoming a Melbourne stalwart, picking up heat from music blogs on national and local levels – and we are so stoked to be able to share their new single, ‘Concentrate’, with you today. The fourth single […]

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Northeast Party House announce “Calypso Beach” national tour

February 16, 2017

Melbourne lads Northeast Party House are set to tour around Australia in May and June. The band are bringing their high energy live show to Groovin the Moo, of course, but alongside the festival dates, they’ll be sliding in a few special headline shows for fans too. Following the success from the band’s latest album Dare, the boys […]

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Butterfingers announce national tour for new single “Big Night Out”

February 16, 2017

Australian hip-hop royalty Butterfingers are back. Officially back in the saddle after a 10 year long hiatus from the recording studio, the four piece from Brisbane are soon to be out on the road! Releasing their new single “Big Night Out” on March 10th, the boys embark on a whirlwind national tour stopping at all the major […]

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LA punk-rockers Bleached announce new EP, Can You Deal?, dropping March 3rd

February 16, 2017

Well, it’s 2017, can you deal with girls making rock music yet? This is the question demanded by Jennifer Calvin, one of the lead sister’s of Bleached. Since the band have been creating melodic, urgent punk rock dating back to their 2013 debut Ride Your Heart, discussion has tended to hover over what it’s like for the two […]

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Album Review: Tullara – Better Hold On (2016 EP)

February 16, 2017

Tullara’s debut EP Better Hold On had been a long time coming. The songwriting process began around three years ago, encapsulating a broad spectrum of emotions ranging from intense heartbreak to bounding optimism and retelling a personal journey within six short tracks. The honesty of this EP is inescapable. From first listen it’s evident that Tullara […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Pink Tiles “Time For Love” (2017)

February 16, 2017

Regardless of how your Valentine’s Day/International Hallmark Day celebrations (or lack thereof) went down, The Pink Tiles gave us all a present with their super sweet music video for “Time For Love”. Featuring a bright, 60s influenced, eye-popping colour palette, stop motion, scrabble tiles, and candies, this video takes the time to show a little love. […]

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The big screen adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s Everything, Everything gets its first trailer

February 16, 2017

Nicola Yoon‘s popular Young Adult novel from 2015, Everything, Everything, is getting a big screen adaptation later this year, with Stella Meghie (Jean of the Joneses) behind the camera and J. Mills Goodloe penning the screenplay. The story follows 18-year-old Madeline Whittier, who has an obscure condition called severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) – known in […]

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Get your first look at Flammable Children, reuniting Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue

February 16, 2017

Fast becoming one of the most anticipated Australian films of the year is Stephan Elliot‘s comedy Flammable Children, which is reuniting former Neighbours co-stars Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue. Today, the official first look images were released and it gives us a taste of what we can expect from the film – with Guy and […]

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Film Review: Silence (MA15+) (USA/JAP/TWN, 2016) not one of Scorsese’s best, but an illuminating experience

February 16, 2017

If there’s one filmmaker who, in my opinion, hasn’t made a bad film, that filmmaker would be Martin Scorsese. Venturing from genre to genre with ease (who else can go from the family fantasy Hugo to the dark comedy The Wolf of Wall Street just like that?) and always applying professional care and passion within […]

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Hotel Review: Travelodge Docklands leans on its location to get the job done (Melbourne, VIC)

February 16, 2017

Uniquely tucked away on the bland Aurora Lane and directly behind the very central Southern Cross Station is where you’ll find Melbourne hotel Travelodge Docklands, one of two properties for the low-cost chain in Melbourne, the other being Travelodge Southbank. The consistency among the Travelodge brand throughout Australia has positioned the name among the most […]

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Choreographer Tao Ye talks precision, the human body’s limitations, and his work 6 & 8.

February 16, 2017

Asia TOPA has just kicked off in Melbourne, and with it comes a variety of art from our country neighbours to the north. A collection of amazing performances including Tao Ye’s 6 & 8, originally featured in Paris Fashion Week. These two distinct dance works amazingly precisely the same in their execution. For these performances Tao […]

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Five Books You Need To Read This Month: February

February 16, 2017

Well somehow we’ve found ourselves in the middle of February with March fast approaching so it’s about time for another of our monthly features where we pick five books you need to be reading that month. Once again the five books have an international feel to them, with a handful of books from American writers, […]

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