Day: 22 March 2017

Vance Joy & Alison Wonderland to join Arcade Fire, Muse and The Killers at Lollapalooza in August

March 22, 2017

Lollapalooza has come on through this year, as the line up for the festival’s flagship event in Chicago has finally made its way online. The three dayer is set for August 3rd – 6th at Grant Park and will be headlined by Muse, Arcade Fire, Chance The Rapper and The Killers, while the rest of the festival is coming packing some […]

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Spit Syndicate share new track from forthcoming album, out April 14th

March 22, 2017

Last week, your boys Split Syndicate shared details on their fourth studio album, which will be released April 14th on Inertia Music. Titled One Good Shirt Had Us All Fly, the hip-hop duo describe the album as “at once the most personal and most collaborative record we’ve ever made,” with the likes of Thelma Plum, Kai […]

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The Meltdown announce self-titled debut album coming April 7th

March 22, 2017

The Meltdown, a band out of Melbourne making some of the sweetest country-soul around, have announced their self-titled debut album will be released April 7th through Hopestreet Recordings. Drawing on influences like Alabama Shakes and Father John Misty, their cruisey sounds sits somewhere between gospel, roots and old-school soul. The first two singles from the […]

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We caught Hanson live in Austin ahead of their 25th Anniversary Australia & New Zealand tour

March 22, 2017

Hanson performed at the Tulsa Showcase at SXSW last week after revealing the details of their 25th Anniversary Middle Of Everywhere World Tour, which includes just-announced a stop over in Australia in June. After a small delay due to sound issues the three original brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac hit the stage at a packed […]

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Single of the Day: Sarsha Simone “Love Ting” (2017)

March 22, 2017

Sydney’s Sarsha Simone has come through with new sounds this week and “Love Ting” is just one we’ve been hitting play on frequently since first switching on to it. A tune tailor made for high rotation if looking at the similar company it’d be sharing on the pop and R&B charts, “Love Ting” oozes confidence and […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Interim “Moonshine” (2017)

March 22, 2017

Sydney’s Interim continue to make moves in the 2017 with the release of their new music video for “Moonshine”. The dust has only just settled on the alt-rockers’ tour of the Australian east coast and south in January but with this latest single, the band has shown that they’re not content to rest on any laurels. […]

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Music Video of the Day: Ben Evolent “Next Time” (2017)

March 22, 2017

We first came across NT singer songwriter Ben Evolent throughout the process of last year’s NT Song of the Year awards. Fusing reggae, blues and folk influences, he tells stories from the heart and couples them with undeniable melody and charm. He’s been writing, performing and honing his craft since 2012 and the acclaim has continued […]

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Missy Higgins to headline the 2017 Barunga Festival this June

March 22, 2017

The 2017 Barunga Festival has released its first announcement today, revealing that Missy Higgins will headline the June weekender this year. Holding a special spot within the hearts of many music and arts fans, Barunga will be looking attract over 4000 people to the NT again in 2017 with the Katherine region well and truly on show. The […]

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The Darkness on the state of rock & roll, returning to Australia and being larger than life

March 22, 2017

When The Darkness emerged on the scene they were larger than life. Presenting an incredibly unique take on the hectic nature of rock and roll, they really were a breath of fresh air to the industry and between the release of their debut album in 2003 to now, agenda wise, thankfully, not a whole lot […]

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Starley (Sydney) chats international fame, global touring and the MTV Woodies at SXSW

March 22, 2017

Chances are, if you haven’t yet become familiar with the name Starley, you’ll know what she sounds like. Her single “Call On Me” has transformed from a pop hit into a club chart demolisher thanks to Ryan Riback‘s remix last year and since, the Sydney native has been embraced by territories all over the world. When we […]

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A.C. Newman of The New Pornographers looks back on his history with SXSW

March 22, 2017

Canadian indie rock legends, The New Pornographers, were back in Austin for SXSW recently and we were lucky enough to get some time with vocalist and guitarist, Carl ‘A.C.’ Newman. No strangers to the chaos of SXSW, Newman reflects on his previous visits to the city with the band and the development of their music right through to […]

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Brett Steinberg & Zeke Hunter introduce us to Chasing Moonlight & the music they’re making in 2017

March 22, 2017

New York duo Chasing Moonlight have been garnering some decent buzz online as of late, with their music connecting the young duo to thousands of fans in the US. With a debut album in the pipeline for May as well as a growing online media presence, members Brett Steinberg and Zeke Hunter tell us a bit more about […]

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Album Review: The Waifs – Ironbark (2017 LP)

March 22, 2017

To celebrate 25 years in the business, The Waifs have delivered their glorious eighth LP, Ironbark. They asked their fans what they wanted, and delivered a stunningly created 25 song album. All tracks were recorded at the Karl Marx beared guitarist, Josh Cunningham‘s quaint bushland house in rugged Moruya in New South Wales. Still very […]

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Wind Back Wednesday: Peter Silberman’s Impermanence exudes masses of emotional depth

March 22, 2017

Impermanence was the first full length, solo effort from Peter Silberman. Acclaimed for his work with The Antlers, this album saw Silberman navigate down a road of personal healing as he uses music to illustrate the transitory nature of peace and pain. In what might be his most reflective body of work yet, Impermanence documents the slow yet crucial […]

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Win a double pass to see A Man Called Ove in cinemas

March 22, 2017

Based on author Fredrik Backman’s 2012 book of the same name, this endearing movie was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Hair and Makeup at the 2017 Academy Awards, and is one of the biggest box-office hits to emerge from Sweden in recent years. It’s the unforgettable story of Ove, the quintessential angry […]

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SXSW: Todrick Hall and Director Katherine Fairfax Wright talk Behind The Curtain, deadlines and Hall’s Australian tour

March 22, 2017

One of the highlights among the many premieres at SXSW this month was the documentary Behind The Curtain: Todrick Hall, which took us on a behind-the-scenes journey of the creation of Hall’s record Straight Outta Oz, its music videos and a subsequent tour – all put together in an impressively short amount of time. While […]

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Gorgeous Locales and Combat Options Revealed For Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

March 22, 2017

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy has been a bit of an enigma since it was first announced. Unveiled late last year, the game looked to be an exciting and refreshing change for the franchise as the initial teaser revealed a deep, gorgeous adventure featuring Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross.

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New scripted Australian series The Out There is being released exclusively on Instagram

March 22, 2017

Given that Instagram has graduated from being a mere platform to showcase one’s selfie abilities, travel experience and meals in all their hashtag foodporn glory to a more interactive experience, thanks to live streaming and video stories, it seems almost odd that it has taken this long for someone to take full advantage of the […]

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Lock ‘n Load, Little Lizard: Why Gex Deserves To Make His Grand Return

March 22, 2017

In the pecking order of classic 3D platformers, the Gex series often ranks quite low. It’s not considered to be as fun or nostalgic as Spyro the Dragon or Crash Bandicoot, and it’s often overlooked in discussions about reboots and remasters. With Crash Bandicoot finally receiving an HD remaster in the form of the upcoming […]

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New Toshiba Portégé X20 Convertible PC Launches in Australia

March 22, 2017

Toshiba has today announced the release of the highly anticipated Portégé X20 premium convertible PC, which functions as both a notebook and tablet. The Portégé X20 comes equipped with the latest 7th Generation Intel® Core™ vPro processors, and runs on Windows 10 Pro. The Portégé X20 aims to deliver advancements in security, performance, manageability and connectivity […]

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Gone Before Their Time: The Video Games That Never Made It – Part II

March 22, 2017

Games projects are abandoned for a variety of reasons, from financial loss and over-ambition, to corporate meddling, and sometimes, it’s a little something in between. Loving video games is hard sometimes, but seeing our most anticipated titles cancelled without warning is harder. Last time, we took you through some of the most disappointing cancellations in […]

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Forget the “City of Churches”. Why Adelaide should be known as the “City of Festivals”

March 22, 2017

Last year when I visited South Australia I completely bypassed the city and went straight to coastal town Middleton. While Middleton was stunning and reminded me a lot of Perth, I was very eager this time around to unveil the mystery around the city of Adelaide itself. Mad March has become nationally recognised as the time […]

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Shepard Fairey leads huge VIVID Ideas program for 2017

March 22, 2017

VIVID Ideas has dropped its program for 2017, hosting over 200 events over 23 days and nights. Leading the charge is and exclusive festival appearance by American artist Shepard Fairey – best known for his Barack Obama HOPE campaign and his OBEY GIANT art project – at the Sydney Town Hall. Along with Fairey’s appearance as part of VIVID […]

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Over 1000 events nationwide announced for the 2017 Australian Heritage Festival

March 22, 2017

Thanks to the National Trust, over 1000 events have been announced to showcase throughout the Australian Heritage Festival this year. The event, which is the larger and longest running festival celebrating Australia’s natural, historic Indigenous and multicultural heritage, is presenting yet another dynamic program of productions across its five week run from April 18th. Proudly supported […]

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