Day: 4 April 2017

Single of the Day: Hello Bones “Colours” (2017)

April 4, 2017

Sydney’s Hello Bones follow up the success of their kicking tune “Darlene” and “Big Day Out”, with this latest three and a half minutes of heat – “Colours”. Full of groove, melody and powerful vibrancy, “Colours” doesn’t dial anything down. Instead, the trio surge forward with riotous abandon, diving into rock and roll  with flair. Fast […]

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The Coconut Kids bring us 5 lessons learned from SXSW

April 4, 2017

Adelaide group The Coconut Kids recently completed a successful debut run at SXSW in Austin, Texas – taking part in what is easily, one of the world’s biggest showcases of new music. For the French-inspired indie folk group, the trip took them all the way from South Oz to some of the richest areas of music in […]

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Grinspoon announce 20th anniversary tour for Guide to Better Living

April 4, 2017

Grinspoon have come back into the fold this week, dropping a huge 20th anniversary tour to celebrate the legacy of their debut album, Guide to Better Living. The 27 date tour sees the Lismore natives emerge from hiatus to be back on the road to reconnect with fans and revisit the album that started it all. This […]

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Dustin Tebbutt and Lisa Mitchell linking up for national ‘Distant Call’ tour

April 4, 2017

Two of our finest, Dustin Tebbutt and Lisa Mitchell, have just announced a joint tour that is not to be missed this Winter – a nice little home run of shows for the duo who have also been dominating on their own overseas. The tour will be the first time both Tebbutt and Mitchell have performed together […]

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Applications now open for bands wanting to showcase at Singapore’s Music Matters

April 4, 2017

Applications are now open for Music Matters 2017 in Singapore. Following on from another hugely successful event held last year, the event is back for its 12th year, with artists from the world over being provided a global platform to perform and also network in the Asia region. Music Matters is held during the week of […]

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Get ready to embrace nostalgia as Hoobastank, Wheatus, Alien Ant Farm, Lit and CKY hit the road together in Australia

April 4, 2017

Bulk-billed nostalgia tours seem all the rage at the moment, and today we’ve got another one – with no less than five bands set to tour Australia as part of the 2017 Sing it Loud! tour, all of whom enjoyed the majority of their success over 15 years ago. The bands are Hoobastank, Wheatus, Alien […]

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Music Video of the Day: Grenadiers “Suburban Life” (2017)

April 4, 2017

Adelaide trio Grenadiers gave us the first taste of their upcoming third album last week with “Suburban Life”, a big, driving track with punchy guitars, shout-along refrain and persistent rhythm. As if the track wasn’t enough of a gift, the trio today dropped an accompanying video, which looks like it’s come straight off mid 90s RAGE. It’s […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Siamese “Computer Patient” (2017)

April 4, 2017

Thanks to fellow Adelaide rock lords Horror My Friend, we were recently introduced to emerging trio, Siamese. Their sound struck us immediately – their throwbacks to 90’s alt legends and the distinct depth within their sound already (for a young band) was impressive and had us intrigued. Their single “Computer Patient” is one you may have heard […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: RAD ISLAND – Power Couple (2017 EP)

April 4, 2017

Normally obnoxious isn’t a compliment, but in the case of RAD ISLAND, it’s part of their charm. The Melbourne trio’s rollicking, in-your-face punk rock is fast and fun, receiving praise across triple j unearthed for being “something frantic that doesn’t stress [you] out”. Power Couple is RAD ISLAND‘s latest EP, perfectly capturing their sound across five tracks of […]

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TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 16 “The First Day of the Rest of Your Life” ends with a touching tribute

April 4, 2017

Curious choices defined The Walking Dead’s season 7 finale “The First Day of the Rest of Your Life”, and while it didn’t quite make up for what’s been an average season at best, it featured all the big beats characteristic of a landmark episode mixed in with those small character moments that teetered between nauseating […]

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The Mummy summons Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe for red carpet duties in Sydney

April 4, 2017

Hot on the heels of the release of the new trailer for The Mummy comes news that Sydney will act as the first stop on a global tour headlined by the film’s star Tom Cruise. Cruise, alongside co-stars Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella (who stars in the titular role) and director Alex Kurtzman, will […]

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International Television Festival Series Mania to make Australian debut in Melbourne

April 4, 2017

The world’s most prestigious festival for international television, Series Mania, is set to make its Australian debut in Melbourne with a joint partnership between ACMI and Film Victoria. Held annually in Paris, the Melbourne festival will display program highlights from Series Mania Paris 2017, with over 40 free screenings of premiere seasons of some of […]

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The Comedy Zone’s Tom Cashman picks his Top 5 Shows of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF)

April 4, 2017

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has hundreds of performers and shows worth seeing – that’s the most obvious statement of the most obvious of obvious-towns. There are a huge amount of great showcases throughout the festival too – one of them being The Comedy Zone, a showcase of fresh and amazing comedic talent from around […]

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