Day: 6 March 2017

The Griswolds returning home with April & May Australian tour dates

March 6, 2017

The Griswolds are coming home. At least, momentarily. Back in the country a few months ago for a sporadic few shows in the lead up to the release of their sophomore album High Times for Low Lives, the now predominantly US-based Sydneysiders have dropped a national Aussie tour for fans who’ve been dutifully hanging out for […]

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Director Ryan Patrick talks about his music video for Tesla Boy, “Circles”, in competition at SXSW 2017

March 6, 2017

Russian band Tesla Boy premiered their single for “Circles” last year to much acclaim, and now its music video is being featured amongst a special selection of clips from around the world at the 2017 SXSW Film & Music Festival in Austin, Texas, for their annual Music Video Competition. In advance of the festival screenings, […]

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Wanderers Present Crosby Stills And Nash & Little River Band – Jive (03.03.17)

March 6, 2017

I almost didn’t want to write this review. Something about the idea of trying to sum this performance up with words repulsed me. It seemed pretentious, inauthentic and completely at odds with what I experienced on Friday night at an unassuming little bar named Jive in Adelaide. Wanderers, formerly known as the Wasted Wanderers, are […]

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Watch Gang of Youths drop “Kansas”, cover U2 for New York City cellar session

March 6, 2017

During their recent time spent in New York, Gang of Youths dropped by the City Winery for a special cellar session for One on One. Joji and David perform “The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows”, The Positions album cut “Kansas” before closing the session with a cover of U2‘s “With or Without You”. For any fan, you know you want in on this. Now based […]

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Single of the Day: Brother Brad “Get Around” (2017)

March 6, 2017

Armed with their new single “Get Around”, Sydney’s Brother Brad are primed for an exciting few months ahead. Recorded out of their home studio in Newtown, the band has continued to refine their reggae/soul brand of music into this tune that is catchy as hell. Vocal harmonies and the melody work on this tune will ensure that […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: The Elliotts (Melbourne)

March 6, 2017

For Melbourne group The Elliotts, SXSW presents itself as more than just a quick overseas jaunt. Their debut in Austin is a step up and out from the open mic nights they’ve previously played in Los Angeles and no doubt, SXSW is going to be way more intense than some nights out in Cali. Still, heading over […]

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Kingswood talk After Hours, Close to Dawn and returning to the national tour circuit

March 6, 2017

Somewhere in Fitzroy, Fergus Linacre and Alex Laska sit opposite me, eyeing off two bagels. Given that at this particular point in time, Kingswood were a little over a week off the release of their sophomore album, things are surprisingly chilled out. Catching the twosome ahead of what’s standing to be a hectic promo cycle for After Hours, Close […]

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Album Review: Flume – Skin Companion EP II (2017 EP)

March 6, 2017

Harley Streten, known to the rest of the world as Flume, dropped his freshest music on the market titled Skin Companion EP II, alongside his 2016 LP Skin. The companion EP came to fans as a surprise, offering his audience a chance to hear Flume’s work with artists such as Glass Animals, Pusha T and Moses Sumney. 2017 can only calls success for […]

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TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 12 “Say Yes” ups the ante in cheese factor

March 6, 2017

With four episodes left in the season, we and the group from Alexandria are all gearing up for one hell of a showdown. That means the stakes get higher, situations get more tense and occasionally Greg Nicotero and his crew need to pad out an episode here and there. Not to say that “Say Yes” […]

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Robert Kirkman’s Outcast to premiere on FX simultaneously worldwide; launch details revealed

March 6, 2017

FX has announced that the second season of Robert Kirkman’s Outcast will premiere on Monday, April 10, 2017. Created by Kirkman, developed and produced by Fox Networks Group, Outcast will launch its ten-episode second season on FX in Australia as part of a worldwide simultaneous release on FOX channels in over 125 countries outside the U.S. […]

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ABC’s The Doctor Blake Mysteries is set to say goodbye with a telemovie

March 6, 2017

Development is underway between the ABC and December Media on a Doctor Blake Mysteries telemovie, that will serve as a finale and mark the end of the series. Since its debut in 2012, The Doctor Blake Mysteries starring Craig McLachlan and Nadine Garner, has been the top rating Australian Drama series on ABC TV. As fans eagerly await […]

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It’s all about vibrators in the trailer for Grace and Frankie‘s third outing

March 6, 2017

Set to hit our screens later this month, the debut trailer for Grace and Frankie‘s highly anticipated third season has been released by Netflix. The comedy follows Grace (Jane Fonda) Frankie (Lily Tomlin) as two ageing women who find out their husbands (Martin Sheen and Sam Waterson) have been romantically involved for the last 20 years. […]

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SXSW: La La Land Oscar Winner, John Wick VR and more to feature at the Lionsgate Lounge

March 6, 2017

The annual SXSW Film, Interactive and Music festival kicks off in Austin, Texas this Friday, and with it are a pile of must-attend once-in-a-lifetime events. The US film studio Lionsgate will be putting on one of these events in the form of the Lionsgate Lounge, which will be operating in Austin from the 11th to […]

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SXSW: The Man in the High Castle pop-up bar and events announced by Amazon Prime Video

March 6, 2017

SXSW kicks off on Friday, and among the pile of events that are set to pop-up in Austin during the festival will be a special venue set up by Amazon Prime Video, who will theme the Market & Tap (319 Colorado Street) in Downtown Austin after a number of their series – including their most […]

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Xavier Samuel talks about transporting dead bodies in A Few Less Men, filming in WA and David Lynch

March 6, 2017

Hitting cinemas this Thursday is the sequel to the surprise Australian hit comedy A Few Best Men, A Few Less Men. Ahead of the film’s release, we caught up with star Xavier Samuel to talk about this film, its non-existent David Lynch version, filming in WA and whether or not he has any beef with […]

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Teaser released for Jenji Kohan’s upcoming Netflix wrestling comedy GLOW

March 6, 2017

Glitter. Leotards. Neon lights. This 80s wrestling ring is the comeback of the Glamourous Ladies of Wresting with the teaser trailer for this Netflix original series, GLOW. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, GLOW tells the story of Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress who finds herself in the first-ever women’s wrestling TV show […]

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Film Review: Kong: Skull Island (USA, 2017) proves that the simplest pleasures can be the most spectacular

March 6, 2017

Monster movies were my jam back when I was a kid. Just seeing two colossal creatures beating each other with whatever environment they are in at their disposal was such an incredible delight. With fantastic examples like the various Godzilla films, King Kong films, Mighty Peking Man, The Host (2006) and War of the Gargantuas, […]

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Adelaide Fringe Festival Review: Anya Anastasia Rogue Romantic – Royal Croquet Club (Performances until 19th March)

March 6, 2017

As we take our seats in the Black Forest at the Royal Croquet Club, we spot a lone figure in a flowing red dress slumped over an onyx grand piano. Around her three other figures are cleaning and sweeping. Oblivious to the crowd around her, she begins a piano melody, a sad song about loneliness. […]

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Want to run away with the Circus? Cirque du Soleil to host exclusive recruiting event in Melbourne

March 6, 2017

Have you ever wanted to run away with the circus or at the very least, have found yourself completely enamoured with Cirque du Soleil‘s magical touring lifestyle? Well, here is your chance to learn more about the behind the scenes job opportunities available with the world famous company. On Saturday, March 11th from 11am through until […]

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A reinvigorated dining space opens up in the old Sugarmill Hotel (Sydney)

March 6, 2017

An exciting new venue has opened up in Potts Point, anticipated to bring back the energy to the area. Potts Point Hotel has transformed the site of its predecessor The Sugarmill Hotel, boasting a brand-new fit out, designated dining space, separate bar area and outdoor seating. The team in charge of bringing the venue to life is […]

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