Day: 23 February 2017

Adelaide Fringe Photos: The Germein Sisters – Magic Mirror Spiegeltent (23.02.17)

February 23, 2017

Adelaide’s own Germein Sisters brought their renowned live show to The Garden of Unearthly Delights for a special weeknight gig at the Magic Mirror Spiegeltent. What a way to spend a night out at the Adelaide Fringe Festival! Chad Lofts brings us these shots. [print_gllr id=34236] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home […]

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triple j’s Hottest 100 Volume 24 is out today!

February 23, 2017

The triple j Hottest 100 saw Flume take the crown for 2016, with “Never Be Like You” reigning supreme. Still a stalwart event for many Australian music fans, the Hottest 100 for 2016 welcomed many new artists to the countdown as it celebrated its 24th year – from Amy Shark through to Tash Sultana and A.B. Original, the list makes for a killer […]

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Single of the Day: At The Drive In “Incurably Innocent” (2017)

February 23, 2017

Normally I’d be adverse to waiting 17 years between albums, but I’m willing to overlook it for At The Drive In. The genre-defying, prog-rock meets post-hardcore group last year announced that their second album, in • ter a • li • a,  would be arriving in 2017. ‘Incurably Innocent’ is the second track they’ve released from […]

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Music Video of the Day: Slow Dancer “Don’t Believe” (2017)

February 23, 2017

The newest addition to the Pieater family is Slow Dancer out of Melbourne. Joining the ranks alongside Christopher Port, Airling and Big Scary, this multi-instrumentalist has been quickly gaining a reputation for well crafted music and lyrics that hit to the heart. This week, he’s released the music video for his single “Don’t Believe” – directed […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen To This Week (#002)

February 23, 2017

The second edition of our new album recommendations column features a slew of 2017 releases, plus a hark back to one of the albums of 2014. This week, we hear from the likes of Lauren Ziegler, Caleb Sweeting, Gemma Bastiani,  Bridget Hustwaite and Tobias Handke as they give us their thoughts on some of their faves… PRIESTS – Nothing Feels Natural (2017) by […]

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Sydney electronic trio The Nights release new single from forthcoming EP due this March

February 23, 2017

Originally forming in 2013, former PANAMA member Tom Marland, VIVID Live’s Rob Campbell and producer/percussionist  Walter Flamenco joined forced with a shared love for making underground electronic music. The result is an elegant fusion of moody house and mellow, sub-120BPM electronica. Ahead of The Night’s forthcoming EP and following previous single “Close To You” comes […]

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London duo Ten Fé share new single from their upcoming debut album, Hit The Light

February 23, 2017

Aching for new music that’s claimed to be majorly influenced by a whole lot of Bruce Springsteen and The Cure? Look no further than London-based duo Ten Fé, consisting of Ben Moorhouse and Leo Duncan, who have shared a new single cut from their forthcoming debut LP, Hit The Light. Recorded in Berlin and drawing on a […]

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J COLE announces ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ world tour hitting Australia in December

February 23, 2017

You’d better believe it – J. COLE, the multi-platinum-selling artist, has today announced a 57 city world tour. Five shows have been announced across Australia and New Zealand, in Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The tour is in support of J. COLE‘s fourth album, platinum-certified 4 Your Eyez Only, which debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 […]

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Boo Seeka drop new single “Does This Last” and announce national tour

February 23, 2017

Sydney duo Boo Seeka have given a double scoop of goodness to fans of their blissful electronica, as they today unveiled their new single ‘Does This Last’, and announced a national headline tour. The first single off their upcoming debut album, the pair worked with producer Ian Pritchett (Angus & Julia Stone, The Beautiful Girls) to bring swirling layers of […]

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Peking Duk announce largest national tour to date kicking off this April

February 23, 2017

You can’t deny that Peking Duk (Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles) are a force to be reckoned with, with their recent single ‘Stranger’ (ft. Elliphant) scoring #7 in 2016’s Hottest 100, and already hitting double platinum. The rambunctious Aussie electronic music duo have just announced a huge tour through all five states, with regional and capital shows, on their ‘Clowntown’ Tour. They’re […]

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Win a copy of Beyond the Walls on DVD

February 23, 2017

Beyond the Walls tells the story of a young speech therapist who moves into a townhouse she has mysteriously inherited. She discovers hallways and rooms that suddenly appear then disappear, filling her with terror. Her ever-shifting house is also manipulating other occupants, interweaving space-time continuums that lead Lisa on an initiatory journey into the deepest […]

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TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 10 “New Best Friends” sees the series back in full swing

February 23, 2017

Things are certainly in full swing now. After last weeks return that still put our main group at a severe disadvantage with those pesky Saviours, the road to war has finally tipped in favour of our heroes. Although neither Negan nor Simon showed up to exercise their off-the-wall brand of villainy, The Walking Dead still […]

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Video Games Preview: Space Politics and Alien Sex Make A Grand Return In Mass Effect: Andromeda

February 23, 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda is going to be one hell of a game. From the moment I was introduced to the space-bound crew of the Ark Hyperion, hurtling as we were to realms unknown, I knew I was in this for the long haul. I will admit to having little prior experience with the Mass Effect […]

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Aussies Abroad: Gabriella Cohen announces 2017 USA and UK/European tour dates

February 23, 2017

Aussie singer and songwriter Gabriella Cohen is bound for the international markets from March, embarking on a tonne of tour dates with her debut album, Full Closure and No Details. The tour is timely, given the album is being reissued internationally through Captured Tracks on March 3. The dates include American stops at SXSW and supporting Foxygen, while […]

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Flight Review: Air New Zealand’s Economy Class Service from San Francisco to Auckland (NZ7)

February 23, 2017

Today we travel from San Francisco (SFO) to Auckland (AKL), on board Air New Zealand‘s economy 777 service. Flying out on a Friday night, I was surprised to see the plane not just full, but overbooked – which seems to lend to the argument that this route is increasing in its popularity as an alternative to […]

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Initial line-up for the 2017 SXSW Comedy Festival announced, featuring Scott Aukerman, Dan Harmon and more

February 23, 2017

The list of participants for this year’s SXSW Comedy Festival has now been announced. Now into its tenth edition, the festival continues it’s tradition of celebrating some of the industries best comics; whilst also introducing the industry to some of the brightest up-and-coming talents. In cooperation with the Film, Interactive and Music Festivals, SXSW has […]

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Book Review: Michael Peppiatt’s Francis Bacon in Your Blood is a fascinating exploration of the artist, the author, and a decades long friendship

February 23, 2017

As a young student in Swingin’ Sixties London, Michael Peppiatt met the star of British contemporary art, Francis Bacon. Initially just hoping to secure an interview for a university magazine, what followed was thirty years of friendship, late nights, copious amounts of champagne, and an interview that never really ended. The author of an acclaimed […]

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These Australian stores will stock the Yeezy Boosts 350 V2 “Zebra” this weekend

February 23, 2017

Global warming may mean the weather is difficult to predict nowadays but it doesn’t look like Yeezy Season will be blowing away anytime soon. Just a few weeks after the sneaker world went crazy for the “Core Black/Red” release it seems another iteration of the wildly popular Yeezy Boost 350 V2 is right around the […]

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Enlighten gets set to return to Canberra next month

February 23, 2017

Enlighten 2017 is Canberra’s annual festival that transforms the city into a luminary hub of culture and creativity. In its seventh year running, the all-ages festival will run from 3 – 12 March 2017, transforming the Parliamentary Triangle into a hive of activity. The dynamic program features free and ticketed entertainment, live music, exclusive dining […]

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Vegan cafe The Alley set to open early March (Melbourne)

February 23, 2017

Owner and hospitality entrepreneur, Alexandra Pyke, has returned to Melbourne to start her next venture, The Alley, Melbourne’s newest 35-seater cafe set to cater to the die-hard vegans and health-conscious diners. Doors will fling open in the first week of March, hoping to provide a sprawling green retreat for those in the CBD seeking healthy comfort food […]

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Efendy returns to its Anatolian roots to celebrate 10th anniversary

February 23, 2017

Ask any discerning Sydneysider about Balmain dining and Somer Sivrioglu’s famous Efendy will most certainly be the first restaurant mentioned. Now heading into it’s 10th year, the acclaimed Ottoman homage remains a regular go-to for groups looking to sample a large range of traditional and contemporary foods inspired by Turkey and surrounds. That ain’t changing […]

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