Day: 4 May 2017

Lee Fields on Special Night and takes us through his time at Coachella 2017

May 4, 2017

When we get the opportunity to sit down with our favourite artists, of course, it’s not something we take for granted. And then there are the opportunities we get when we get to speak with someone as legendary as Lee Fields, backstage at what he describes as one of the best, if not the best, musical […]

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Tour Diary: Melbourne’s AEORA takes us through her first Canadian Music Week

May 4, 2017

For Melbourne artist AEORA, Canadian Music Week provided her the opportunity to not only perform for the first time outside Australia, but also to explore a foreign music community that has been home to some brilliant emerging artists over the last few years. She takes us through the trip via this special tour diary below… _________ So, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Beach Fossils “Down The Line” (2017)

May 4, 2017

We’ve finally had a third glimpse of Beach Fossils upcoming album, Somersault – and the lo-fi trio have again delivered something wonderful. “Down The Line” shows sophisticated production over bouncing drum and bass lines, a mix of Clash the Truth era Beach Fossils, and the new directions they’ve been exploring in their recent releases. “I don’t want your Wall Street/Don’t […]

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Single of the Day: Gold Class “Twist In The Dark” (2017)

May 4, 2017

Gold Class. A Melbourne band whose reputation precedes them. As a result, the first time their dulcet post-punk reaches your ears, you’re already expecting something amazing – and you’re never disappointed. The four-piece have just dropped ‘Twist In The Dark’, produced by Gareth Liddiard (The Drones). With a writhing bass line that twists beneath Adam Curley‘s distinctive and resonant […]

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Live Review: Green Day + The Interrupters – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (03.05.17)

May 4, 2017

In some ways I think I am the wrong person to write this review. I’ve been listening to Green Day since I was 12 years old. As such, I may be a little bit biased. So be it. This band have been shaking the earth with heartfelt punk rock for over 25 years. Now in […]

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The Lemon Twigs (USA) talk new music plans and why you should see them at Splendour in the Grass

May 4, 2017

Backstage during Coachella‘s second weekend, we caught up with The Lemon Twigs, brothers Michael and Brian D’Addario. Their 2016 album Do Hollywood made its way onto many a ‘Best Of’ list and as for their live shows? Well, the brothers have been garnering a solid reputation as one of New York’s finest emerging bands. You guys really foster a reputation of […]

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Exclusive Single & Music Video Premiere: Tasman Keith “Might Snap” (2017)

May 4, 2017

Tasman Keith is a name you’re likely to be hearing more of as this year rolls out. Fans of emerging hip hop talent Nooky will recognise Tasman’s talents behind the mic as a hype man but now, we’re seeing the NSW lad step further into the light on his own. His new single, “Might Snap”, is out […]

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Anna Lunoe reflects on her time at Coachella & planning new music around motherhood

May 4, 2017

Anna Lunoe remained a standout artist of Coachella 2017 – from afternoon slam circles in the Sahara Tent to performances of new music, the Australian expat made sure her time out in the Cali desert counted. Backstage at Weekend Two, Jaime Lewis caught up with Anna to find out how the experience had treated her, and […]

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Interview: The Chaser’s Craig Reucassel goes to war on Australia’s waste in new ABC documentary series

May 4, 2017

How often do you think about the food leftovers you might throw out after dinner? Or how about when you’re shopping at your local Woolworths or Coles, how often are you thinking about the shape of the bananas you’re buying? These were two questions I was left asking myself after I watched an advance copy […]

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Seafood stouts and salted caramel porters, here are the details for GABS 2017

May 4, 2017

It’s that time again! The GABS Beer, Cider & Food Festival is once again preparing to show Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland just why it has been named one of the best beer festivals in the world (by U.S magazine The Beer Connoisseur). With record attendance last year, the touring festival is set to bring in […]

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This Sydney bar is now doing limited edition Golden Gaytime cocktails

May 4, 2017

We knew it was just a matter of time before we started seeing even more Golden Gaytime inspired food and drink pop up all over the place. A recent release of authentic Golden Gaytime crumbs in a Milo-style tin must have done it, giving people reason to experiment with one of the most iconic Australian […]

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Review: The Sheraton Melbourne Hotel offers a contemporary flair to their Parisian Afternoon High Tea

May 4, 2017

High tea, often synonymous with indulgent, luxurious and grand, is now a more contemporary affair at The Sheraton Melbourne Hotel. Affectionately (and appropriately) located at the ‘Paris end’ of Little Collins Street, the hotel’s newly launched Parisian Afternoon High Tea is the newest destination for a fashionable luncheon with friends and family. Hosted in the […]

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