Day: 15 May 2017

South Australia’s finest emerging talent to be showcased across the city’s East End via Scouted

May 15, 2017

Some of Adelaide’s best emerging talent will be put front in centre for national industry to get a taste of with the newly announced Scouted showcase series, announced by MusicSA this week. To be unveiled in conjunction with this year’s AIR Awards and the music industry conference that has also been confirmed for Adelaide this July, Scouted […]

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Music Video of the Day: Yeo ft. Asta “Never Wanted That” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Coming straight out of his studio, Melbourne artist Yeo is showing off his skills in his latest single “Never Wanted That”, a catchy pop song mixed with the typical electronic flair and indie notes that he makes his own. The simple, split screen, almost 70’s style video has been shot by Bonita Carzino and adds humour to […]

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Koi Child (Perth) talk about touring regional south west WA, Henry Kissinger & offer debut reflection

May 15, 2017

With Koi Child‘s Down South by South West tour wrapping up in Perth and Margaret River next weekend, we were able to check in with the band recently to find out how they had been anticipating the tour and what’s coming next. Have you spent much time performing in the South West region in the past and what’s […]

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Live Review: Dan Sultan – Memo Music Hall, Melbourne (12.05.17)

May 15, 2017

“Welcome to the show that’s not really a show,” laughs Dan Sultan as he casually walks on to the stage and takes a seat at his piano. “This is me just kinda playing songs, so yeah, no refunds,” he jokes. The Memo Music Hall in St Kilda is filled with people eagerly waiting to hear […]

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Single of the Day: CIITY “DNVR” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Alt-Electronic outfit CIITY, have dropped yet another track from their forthcoming EP Parallels. This time paying homage to the (bitter) process of moving on, set to a backdrop of swirly ambiance and a down right delightful beat. “DNVR” definitely has the whole “I’m post break up but I’m going to get whiskey drunk and dance around my room to celebrate anyway” vibes […]

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Music Video of the Day: Illy feat. Jenna McDougall “Oh My” (2017)

May 15, 2017

Some cool new nostalgia dipped visuals from  Illy? Yes please. Riding the wave of success from his album Two Degrees, Aussie hip hop entrepreneur Illy, has just dropped the official video for “Oh My”. The track features some really great vocals from Tonight Alive‘s Jenna McDougall and it’s just really, really solid. The clip is colourful and lighthearted, but with a purposeful […]

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Marika Hackman on I’m Not Your Man, catharsis & creating an empowering record

May 15, 2017

There are a few times where you hear a song and something just clicks. You just get it, and somehow, and in some strange way, it seems to gets you too. This is exactly what happened to me when I first heard Marika Hackman’s track “Boyfriend,” something that has been all over our airwaves as […]

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Stevie Williams of Melbourne’s Clowns talks album Number Three, Lucid Again

May 15, 2017

Melbourne five-piece Clowns have come a long way from their beginnings as Melbourne house-party punks, even inciting an international terror scare last year. Oh wait. Those were just clowns, not these guys. But having a chat to vocalist Stevie Williams ahead of the release for the band’s third LP, Lucid Again, it turns out that […]

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Film Review: Snatched (USA, 2017) is an uneven caper with more faces than a hundred watches

May 15, 2017

A more appropriate title for the film Snatched would be “Botched” because this was a wasted opportunity. The movie is an uneven one starring comedian Amy Schumer and Hollywood’s own, the truly wonderful Goldie Hawn making her silver-screen comeback after a 15 year hiatus. It’s one that has some decent-enough ingredients but the overall combination […]

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Six more films you can’t miss at the 2017 Sydney Film Festival

May 15, 2017

Last week we filled you in on the first films we picked for the annual Sydney Film Festival – but that barely scratched the surface on the amazing catalogue of feature and short films that will grace the event. So here’s another six films we think you can’t afford to miss at the 2017 event… […]

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Escaping Tokyo: Five perfect day trip destinations less than 90 minutes from the city

May 15, 2017

Tokyo is an amazing city, with bright lights, weird cafes and hidden watering holes – no matter how long you stay there’s always something new to discover. However for some the flood of neon and constant city bustle can get a little much, especially for us Australians used to a little space and the urge […]

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Theatre Review: Educating Rita provides its own educational experience (Performances at Sydney’s Depot Theatre until 20 May)

May 15, 2017

The Depot Theatre’s staging of Educating Rita is particularly timely for students studying HSC English; the opportunity to see a required text performed live should never be overlooked. For this reason, I encourage all parents and their teens to get out and see this play. This production has great heart, and it’s wonderful to see […]

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Broadway Sydney is hosting a four-day music, food and fashion festival this month

May 15, 2017

Now that they’ve gone and revamped a big chunk of the long-standing shopping centre, Broadway Sydney are throwing their very own four-day festival, making good use of their wide range of food, fashion, beauty retailers for what they’re calling Fusion Fest. The organisers aren’t doing pulling any half-measures either, bringing in a bunch of very […]

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Review: a progressive dinner from East to Man Tong Kitchen (Melbourne)

May 15, 2017

Melbourne is a multicultural hub brimming with an array of delightfully diverse cuisines from all over the globe. In particular our range of Asian eateries that are sprinkled throughout the CBD brings so much variety to that one condensed area, meaning it really does take a lot to stand out from the crowd. The Hutong […]

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John Walker & Sons release super premium whisky Mastery of Oak in Australia

May 15, 2017

Just in time for World Whisky Day (20th May), the prestigious John Walker & Sons series has launched their 2017 private collection in Australia. The high-end series of blended scotch whiskies by Master Blender Jim Beveridge has revealed a limited release of 5,588 individually numbered decanters in this fourth release of an ongoing series that […]

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Fancy Hanks are doing a collaboration lunch with Rice Paper Scissors this weekend (Melbourne)

May 15, 2017

One trend we’re definitely not sick of, and likely never will be, is the rise of the “guest chef collaboration”. Everywhere you turn there’s a new restaurant kicking off a guest chef series, giving diners dynamic and exciting one-off dinners that push away from the norm and opt to offer something new. Melbourne’s Fancy Hanks […]

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