Day: 2 May 2017

Single of the Day: Nite Jewel “Had To Let Me Go” (2017)

May 2, 2017

Ramona Gonzalez, aka Nite Jewel, recently dropped a new single in “Had To Let Me Go” and as a taste of what’s to come from her new album Real High (out on Friday), it’s a smoking hit of late-night club R&B. The song itself ‘explores a relationship that one enters into as a naive youngster with someone older […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Shanon Watkins “Sunnyside Up” (2017)

May 2, 2017

Brisbane’s Shanon Watkins has been steadily gaining positive momentum surrounding his music which, put plainly but no less enthusiastically, blends folk, rock, blues and more on that end of the rich musical spectrum. His new single, “Sunnyside Up”, is representative of his songwriting talent that continues to display blossoming potential and today, we’re stoked to share the […]

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Adam Harvey on the release of The Great Country Songbook Volume II

May 2, 2017

Charismatic, multi-award winning, singer/songwriter, Adam Harvey, alongside poster girl Beccy Cole, have recently released The Great Country Songbook Volume II album, with a tour soon to follow. Following the success of the original 2013 release of The Great Country Songbook and tour with Troy Cassar-Daley; the 2017 release pays homage to some of the greatest male/female […]

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Turns out Darksiders 3 is happening after all

May 2, 2017

A leaked listing posted to Amazon has revealed the existence, long-rumoured but never confirmed, of Darksiders 3.

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Gold Coast Film Festival Review: Out Of The Shadows (Australia, 2017) makes promises it cannot fulfil

May 2, 2017

The opening moments of Out Of The Shadows are among its best. The first scene, a tracking shot through a murder scene with grievously damaged bodies, an upset detective and an unsettling atmosphere set by the colour grade and sound, promises a clever indie horror that for the most part, the film fails to deliver. […]

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Tech Review: 360Fly Action Camera (2017) is an device in search of a niche

May 2, 2017

I pulled the 360Fly Action Camera from its curiously pill-shaped packaging, lifting the hefty little camera in my hand. It didn’t look like what I’d expected. I’d expected something boxy like a GoPro. This was like golf ball with a camera eye built into the top. It looked like something I’d use to roll for […]

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Tech Review: Netgear Nighthawk X10 R9000 WiFi Router (2017)

May 2, 2017

The first thing I thought after pulling the Netgear Nighthawk X10 R9000 WiFi Router from its packaging was “where in the hell am I going to bench space big enough for you?” The second thing I thought was “… is that an intake fan?”

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Australian Box Office Report: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 leaves Fate of the Furious behind

May 2, 2017

It’s no surprise that the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 performed so well.  The first film, which opened in 2014, became the 6th best grossing film of its year.  The sequel took in $8.61m in this week, but advance screenings went way back to the Anzac Day opening last week, so its actual total […]

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Film Review: The Innocents (Poland/France, 2016) is a remarkable, must-see film

May 2, 2017

Films based on true events are often met with a mixed response; audience left to question the validity of the liberties its filmmakers have taken. Though it can render some films as potentially predictable or even unbelievable, others can be inspiring and heart-wrenching. In the case of The Innocents, we find cinema that belongs to the latter camp; quietly powerful, […]

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Fresh cuts and community engagement the focus of new exhibition at the Blacktown Arts Centre

May 2, 2017

Garage Barbershop, a new exhibition at the Blacktown Arts Centre, is a celebration of the craft and culture of barbering, and the important role the humble barbershop can play within the community. The focus of the exhibition is youth worker and self-taught barber Charles Lomu, and his five apprentice barbers, who have set up on […]

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Theatre Review: Cabaret opening night an audio disaster but slapstick splendour (performances until May 20th)

May 2, 2017

The show must go on, and that is exactly what happened after director Gale Edwards stopped the show right before Sally Bowles‘ iconic number, “Cabaret”. Of all night’s for there to be serious mic/audio issues of course it had to be opening night, right?! That’s the beauty of live theatre. In what was a marvellous show of team […]

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Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is hosting a series of Taste Orange sessions for Aussie Wine Month (Sydney)

May 2, 2017

Following the success of the past three years, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel has again partnered with Brand Orange to celebrate Aussie Wine Month. The Taste Orange Food & Wine Festival kicks off May 7th and goes for the entire month, with punters invited to indulge in an array of palate pleasing produce and mouth-watering wines […]

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