Day: 13 April 2017

Seven acts not to miss at Coachella over the next two weekends

April 13, 2017

The iconic Coachella Music & Arts Festival will be taking over Indio, California’s Coachella Valley over the next two weekends, and just like in past years, the eyes of the world are on the event as we anticipate the live stream and all the surprises that come along with what is one of the world’s […]

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Yukimi Nagano on the challenging nature of Little Dragon’s Season High

April 13, 2017

This weekend, Americans (and everyone watching online) will be able to catch Little Dragon kick off a brand new tour cycle with some unmissable sets on the Gobi Stage at Coachella. Not since 2014 have we heard new music from the Swedish four piece but come tomorrow, we’ll have a brand new album in Season High to play […]

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Single of the Day: Tigers Jaw “June” (2017)

April 13, 2017

US indie-emo darlings Tigers Jaw announced the upcoming release of their fifth LP, spin, a few weeks back, and at the same time dropped single “Guardian”. The duo have proceeded to give us another taste of the highly anticipated album, this time with single “June”. The duo of Brianna Collins and Ben Walsh deliver poppy, indie rock, bringing the Tigers Jaw sound that we […]

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Live Review: LCD Soundsystem – Brooklyn Steel, New York (11.04.17)

April 13, 2017

LCD Soundsystem did a run of shows at the brand new venue Brooklyn Steel. The band showed they’re not losing their edge whatsoever. And, we all know. I was there. I have to preface this by saying LCD Soundsystem was my ‘white whale’. My friend invited me to see them at the Hordern all the […]

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Music Video of the Day: Cable Ties “Say What You Mean” (2017)

April 13, 2017

Cable Ties have smashed out another post- and kraut-punk dripping track in “Say What You Mean”- in this video, they literally smash it in this film clip. Their sound is pulsating rhythm sections, interspersed with attacks from frontwoman Jenny McKechnie, her immense voice and driving guitar towering over the track. First heard by audiences at Meredith Music Festival in […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: The Veils “Total Depravity (Acoustic Session at Roundhead)” (2017)

April 13, 2017

In The Veils‘ new album Total Depravity, we received the first lot of new material from the UK based group since 2013’s Time Stays, We Go. The beautiful and haunting nature of their music hadn’t been lost during time gone by either, as we now hear on this exclusive acoustic cut of the title track. Recorded at the Roundhead Studios […]

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Why Australians need to keep their eye on the Canadian Independent Music Awards (The “Indies”)

April 13, 2017

The annual Canadian Independent Music Awards, known as the “Indies”, are now in its 17th year, and being held in Toronto next week. Since its debut, the event has proven to be an indicator of the “next big things” out of Canada – a country whose music Australia has always been well attuned to. From Holy Fuck to Japandroids, […]

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Newcastle’s Jake Houlsby shares second track taken from forthcoming Vondelpark EP, due May 5th

April 13, 2017

With a sound filled with Fleet Foxes-esque vocals and cathartic, spirited instrumentals, it’s hard not to feel the warmth in Jake Houlsby‘s new single, “Oklahoma”. It comes as the second cut from his sophomore Vondelpark EP which is released May 5th via Tipping Point Records. Following lead EP single “Howl”, “Oklahoma” was inspired by the charm […]

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Win a double pass to see Walk Off The Earth in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne!

April 13, 2017

Award winning and multi-platinum selling Canadian superstars Walk Off The Earth are coming to tour Australia. Walk off the Earth’s brilliant five-people-playing-one-guitar interpretation of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” exploded on YouTube garnering well over 35 million views in less than two weeks. The massive fan response quickly drew attention to their collection […]

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Legendary composer Hans Zimmer is touring his classic soundtracks in Australia in less than three weeks

April 13, 2017

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has won just about every award in the book – but he’s never performed in Australia. In less than three weeks, however, he’ll be changing that, with a massive arena show called Hand Zimmer Revealed, set to hit the capital cities, shortly after performing in California at the iconic Coachella Music […]

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The 10 most outrageous moments in the Fast and Furious franchise

April 13, 2017

The Fate of the Furious is out in cinemas today and to celebrate the release of the 8th installment (8th?! Really?!), we are looking back at the ten most outrageous moments in the long-running franchise, in no particular order. Who needs the laws of physics when you got family? Reckless flirting (2 Fast 2 Furious, […]

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Video Games Review: Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4, 2017) is Both Familiar and New

April 13, 2017

In a lot of ways for me, revisiting the Kingdom Hearts franchise is a lot like coming home. The original game was one of my first Playstation 2 titles, and one that’s stuck with me for a long time. From the deep, immersive lore of the series to the unrelenting positivity and charm, Kingdom Hearts […]

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The 10 Best Comic Stories That Should Be Made Into Video Games

April 13, 2017

Comic book stories make for some great game adaptations, with the likes of Batman: Under the Hood and Ultimate Spider-Man receiving the video game treatment. As mentioned in our previous article, XII and The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction were both based on stellar comic runs, while games like Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions and Injustice took only […]

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John Patrick Shanley’s acclaimed Doubt: A Parable to recieve a limited season in Sydney

April 13, 2017

Sydney is about to enjoy a new production of John Patrick Shanley’s multi award-winning drama Doubt: A Parable, with a limited season due to kick off at the Old Fitz Theatre in Woolloomooloo from 10th May until 3rd June. Originally staged off-Broadway, the play transferred to Broadway in 2005 and sustained 550 performances over almost […]

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Sydneysiders can get their mouths around coffee-infused fried chicken this weekend

April 13, 2017

It’s always a good time when an established brand reaches out to some of Sydney’s finest to do a collaboration. It often leads to inventive franken-foods, and this one right here is absolutely no exception. The brand is Nespresso. The Sydney vendor is “sneaker ‘n’ fried chicken” shop Butter. The collaboration: well, the headline says […]

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Review: Koi Dessert Bar brings Asian flavours to a sweet and savoury degustation – Chippendale (Sydney)

April 13, 2017

Delectable desserts with Asian influences are at the forefront of Chippendale’s Koi Dessert Bar. Reynold Poernomo of Masterchef fame along with his brothers Arnold and Ronald opened the dessert bar on Kensington Street. A food destination in its own right, the street has quickly become one of the most exciting precincts in the inner city, dotted with cafes, […]

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Tella Balls Dessert Bar’s Concord location is keeping things interesting with new menu (Sydney)

April 13, 2017

Remember the milkshakes topped with Nutella-filled doughnuts that were strewn across the Internet (particularly Instagram)? Well it’s time to get Insta ready again this Long Weekend as Concord’s Tella Balls Dessert Bar has launched a new dessert menu timed nicely for Easter. Aki Daikos, co-owner of the flagship Tella Balls Dessert Bar in Sydney’s Dulwich […]

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