Day: 8 March 2017

Melbourne’s Jazz Party announces tour dates for new single “Talking In Your Sleep”

March 8, 2017

Responsible for some raucous and hectic Monday nights out at The Evelyn in Melbourne, Jazz Party are taking their sounds and momentum out on the road this month and in April with their new single, “Talking In Your Sleep”. With Loretta Miller at the helm on vocals, the track oozes that old school quality that hooks you […]

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Melbourne duo Kings Of Cough Syrup announce self-titled debut album to be released April 21st

March 8, 2017

Coming together for Kings Of Cough Syrup came easy for old friends Hamish and Nick. Since their early teens in suburban Melbourne, the duo had been fumbling with chords and experimenting with each of their own musical strengths. That being, Nick’s ear for arrangement and song writing, and Hamish’s unmistakably dulcet vocals (which you might […]

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NAS added to Bluesfest line up alongside Busby Marou and more

March 8, 2017

A hip hop pioneer, an Australian country music legend and more have been added to the 2017 Bluesfest line up, while the full playing schedule has now also been made available! Joining on for the Easter Weekend festival is Nas, who will be joining up with New Orleans brass band The Soul Rebels for an exclusive Australian […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Josh Cashman (Melbourne)

March 8, 2017

Melbourne’s Josh Cashman is another talented Aussie artist set for his SXSW debut in Austin this month; ahead of all the chaos, we check in to see how the new few weeks are lined up for him! Have you played SXSW before? How are you anticipating heading to Austin? This is my first time! Excited, nervous, a whole […]

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Album Review: Ty Segall – Ty Segall (2017 LP)

March 8, 2017

Ty Segall‘s latest, self-titled album – the ninth in his discography – starts with the dirty, riff-driven track “Break a Guitar”. It’s the perfect opener for an album full of more dirty, riff-driven tracks and sets the scene. Segall’s voice stays within an easy range and complements the rest of the instruments, with its familiar […]

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Music Video of the Day: SAATSUMA “Isolate” (2017)

March 8, 2017

Melbourne’s SAATSUMA have dropped their new music video for “Isolate” and again, we’re hooked. Exploring themes of destruction and particularly, the destructive nature of complacency, the clip has been shot by Tom Chapman – a brilliant realisation of the original concept by Memphis Kelly, Maddy Kelly and Bryce Padovan. Ahead of SAATSUMA’s tour dates this month, “Isolate” is the perfect […]

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Finalists of the 2017 Queensland Music Awards announced

March 8, 2017

Recently, the finalists running for the annual 2017 Queensland Music Awards (QMA) were officially announced. With the aim to recognise the achievements of some of the best emerging and established Queensland musicians, the QMA consist of 14 different categories including; jazz, world, video, schools, regional, and indigenous. Chosen by a panel of over 60 music industry professionals, the […]

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Quake Champions closed beta registration is now open

March 8, 2017

The era of the team-based multiplayer shooter has well and truly returned. A closed beta for Quake Champions, Bethesda’s revival of the classic id Software franchise, is, according to this morning’s press release, “expected to begin in the coming weeks,” and sign ups are now open.

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Shortlist for the 2017 Stella Prize unveiled on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day is the backdrop for yet another literary award announcement, with the shortlist for the 2017 Stella Prize being unveiled to the public. The Stella Prize, named for Stella Maria Sarah ‘Miles’ Franklin, is an annual prize dedicated to celebrating Australian women’s contribution to literature and is open to both fiction and non-fiction […]

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The 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist announced

March 8, 2017

In an announcement timed to coincide with International Women’s Day, the longlist for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has been unveiled. Now in its 22nd year, and fourth year in partnership with Baileys, the prize celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women, in English, from around the world. Set up in […]

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Bangkok’s Gaggan tops Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017

March 8, 2017

Just a few weeks ago the annual Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants were announced, heralding culinary perfection throughout some of the most famous foodie destinations in the world. Millions of restaurants were up for considerations as always, and while only one could top the entire list, it’s obviously an enormous deal to be recognised as one […]

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Burgers by Josh returns to Greenwood Plaza (Sydney)

March 8, 2017

After years of bouncing around between pop-ups, the queue-magnet that is Burgers by Josh has finally settled into a permanent groove. Returning to where it all began, Greenwood Plaza, Josh Arthur and his team have joined new concept café Blue 36 as the latest to open doors at the shopping hub’s refreshed food court, joining […]

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Cartoon Network and Doughnut Time hook up for Adventure Time treats

March 8, 2017

“It’s Always Adventure Time”, a bacon pancake doughnut, is the latest creation from the ever-busy folk at hole-in-the-wall chain Doughnut Time, the result of a partnership between the iconic animated show, Cartoon Network, and the popular Aussie franchise. To mark the arrival of “Adventure Time Live” Doughnut Time are offering this beauty, which is made […]

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