Day: 17 May 2017

Smizzy (Sydney) chats Triple J, social media, and his brilliant ‘Re-Rapped’ competition

May 17, 2017

And the Social Media campaign award of the year goes to: Martin Brown. The man formerly known as Smiles Again (one half of the now defunct Mind Over Matter), and now known as Smizzy, has been flying a bit under the radar for these past few years. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been hard […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Osaka Punch “In or Out” (2017)

May 17, 2017

Brisbane’s Osaka Punch have spent the last nine years making a name for themselves as one of Australia’s best live acts, bringing together rock, prog, funk and everything in between to make a sound truly their own. Last year they released a seven track EP Death Monster Super Squad to critical acclaim and today we’re […]

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Aldous Harding on the ‘intense performer’ label and new album Party

May 17, 2017

Aldous Harding remains an enigma to me. As of the time this piece is published, I’m preparing to see her perform at The Great Escape, a few days before her highly anticipated album Party sees release. Already, the New Zealander has had a hectic few months of shows; appearances at SXSW positioned Harding as a buzz artist […]

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Film Review: King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (USA, 2017) is a fun but overcooked take on the myth

May 17, 2017

Just when you think you’ve seen and heard every iteration of the legend of King Arthur and Excalibur, comes a new take and telling of the myth, one that prefers its heroes dirty, its villains seething and its action ridiculously over the top. There are elements in King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword that really […]

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Netflix announces new TV series based on The Witcher

May 17, 2017

Netflix have signed on to develop and produce a brand new television series based on The Witcher Saga novels by Andrzej Sapkowski that went on to inspire CD Project Red’s series of wildly popular action RPG’s. Sapkowski, fresh from absolutely thrashing the video games based upon his work, has announced the new television series via a press […]

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The team behind Secrets & Lies are delivering Netflix its first original Australian series Tidelands

May 17, 2017

Netflix has announced its first Australian original series entitled Tidelands. Unveiled on social media, the supernatural crime drama that will debut exclusively on Netflix across the world. The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes ashore, she must […]

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Regurgitator to play a special 20th anniversary concert for Unit at EB Expo 2017

May 17, 2017

Long-running Australian rock act Regurgitator will commemorate the 20th anniversary of their titanic second studio album Unit with a special concert at this year’s EB Expo on the Gold Coast.

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Tech Review: Under Armour Sport Wireless Heart Rate (2017, JBL): Sturdy fitness headphones for those who aren’t particular

May 17, 2017

The Under Armour Sport Wireless Heart Rate, are aside from having a name that goes on very nearly forever, are a pair of bluetooth sport earphones that can be connected to your smartphone during regular exercise. While they do their best to stand up in terms of sound, software design and practicality, they come with […]

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Nick Offerman talks about working with his wife Megan Mullally on You, Me and the Apocalypse and Summer of 69: No Apostrophe

May 17, 2017

You, Me and the Apocalypse was an underrated 10 episode mini-series that debuted on Sky 1 in the UK back in 2015, before making its way to the US the following year. Now, the show seems to be doing the rounds around the world – and having caught the series on some flights recently, I […]

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Talking things Only Heaven Knows with Hayden Tee

May 17, 2017

Only Heaven Knows is a beloved musical set in the 1940s and 1950s, telling the story of one young man’s discovery of love and life in Sydney. Playing the dual role of Lea/Lana is Hayden Tee. This will mark Hayden’s return to Australia after his multi award-winning performance of Javert in Les Misérables, which he reprised on Broadway and will soon be […]

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Talking things Only Heaven Knows with Matt Backer

May 17, 2017

Only Heaven Knows is a beloved musical set in the 1940s and 1950s, telling the story of one young man’s discovery of love and life in Sydney.  Having just finished his critically acclaimed Puck in STC’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Sydney Opera House, Matthew Backer will now make his Hayes Theatre Co. debut as Alan in Only Heaven Knows. […]

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Glenfiddich’s “Artist in Residence” prize is on the look out for whisky-loving Australian artists

May 17, 2017

For the third year in a row, Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland is offering Australian artists something pretty darn unique with their annual “Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Prize”. Open from now until June 30th of this year William Grant & Sons are on the look out to award one very (and we mean very) lucky […]

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Japanese-Mexican fusion ‘The Sushirito’ is now available in Chippendale (Sydney)

May 17, 2017

Sushi rolls not enough for you? If so then Sushirito + Juicery, a new eatery on Chippendale’s lovingly curated Kensington Street, should be able to meet your needs. The team behind it are the latest to recreate a mutant-food from overseas, bringing Sydney a central spot to grab a Sushirito alongside Korean shaved-ice desserts and […]

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New York’s iconic Katz’s Delicatessen to start shipping worldwide

May 17, 2017

What has been one of the most quintessential New York eats for a very, very long time has finally announced plans to start shipping their famous food, like their perfect pastrami, worldwide. What’s more is that us down here in Australia could be on the mailing list in the near future. As reported by NY […]

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Handmade pasta bar Flour Eggs Water takes over Besser in Surry Hills (Sydney)

May 17, 2017

Crown Street pasta bar Besser is no more, having now been reshaped and reborn as the second location for Flour Eggs Water. While both brands are more casual members of the A Tavola family, owner Eugenio Maiale made the decision to tighten the focus on Flour Eggs Water, mirroring Tramsheds’ resident Italian staple with a […]

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Review: The Alley’s focus on delicious vegan food works like a charm (Melbourne)

May 17, 2017

Melbourne is swiftly gaining a reputation as one of the leading cities in the world when it comes to everything vegan. We have the festivals, the stores, the people, and most importantly the food. It’s no surprise that there is always a new vegan restaurant popping up somewhere, so it was my absolute pleasure to […]

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