Day: 15 June 2017

Single of the Day: Lincoln Le Fevre & The Insiders “Undone” (2017)

June 15, 2017

Lincoln le Fevre & the Insiders have captured our attention with their new single, “Undone”. The new release from the group, which comes ahead of some much anticipated tour dates, is evocative and gritty; the vocals are undeniable charming and smooth to listen to, while the music positions itself as one of the group’s most well-rounded and strongest sounding […]

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Music Video of the Day: Drown This City “Bend/Break” (2017)

June 15, 2017

Drown This City are continuing to generate that hype machine surrounding their July tour with the release of a new music video, this time for “Bend/Break”. Created by the talented team at Sink or Swim Productions, the music video positions the band right in the surrounds of Melbourne, following vocalist Alex Reade through the city back to a […]

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The Kite String Tangle & Airling among names appearing at Little BIGSOUND 2017

June 15, 2017

The full programming for Little BIGSOUND has been released today and when it comes to representing the emerging local scene in Brisbane and the artists who remain at the forefront of exciting as hell music, the conference has definitely got attendees covered. The one day conference returns on July 29th, aimed at 15-25 year olds to […]

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The Killers drop “The Man” and it’s time to get excited for the return of the Las Vegas kings

June 15, 2017

The Killers are definitely back on radar. Their new single, “The Man”, has been released and it’s been described as ‘the most infectious pop song of their already accomplished career’. Some good and obvious PR spin, you might say. But when you listen to the song, can’t deny it, “The Man” goes in. From the bass […]

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The Stonecutters festival steps things up in 2017, with Bleeding Knees Club, Wil Wagner & more Adelaide bound

June 15, 2017

Returning for its third year, Adelaide’s Stonecutters party has upped its own ante in ensuring the punters don’t leave the Queen’s Theatre without a single bead of sweat having been shed. Last year’s event saw the likes of Dune Rats, Alex Lahey, High Tension and West Thebarton Brothel Party run havoc at the iconic venue, while 2017 will see some […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: The Bombay Royale “Ballygange” (2017)

June 15, 2017

The Bombay Royale has returned guns a-blazing with their new single premiering today, “Ballygange”. As part of their triumphant third studio album Run Kitty Run, “Ballygange” is fuelled by vibrancy, a distinctly 80’s vibe and all of that brash confidence that The Bombay Royale have become known for, especially when it has come to their live performances. […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: Skull and Bones (Xbox One, 2017)

June 15, 2017

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that I still think of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag‘s naval combat as being of the greatest things to ever come out of that series. Taking part in roaring battles on the high seas, plundering ruined vessels and discovering tiny islands filled with treasure — it was kind of […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: Assassin’s Creed Origins (Xbox One, 2017)

June 15, 2017

When Ubisoft announced that their long-running Assassin’s Creed would be taking a year off to afford the team some extra time for development, I was all for it. The series had needed a break for a long while. So to say I was excited to see what an extra year of development has been able to […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: South Park: The Fractured But Whole (PS4, 2017)

June 15, 2017

Oh god, this game is so going to be banned in Australia. Yesterday I spent half an hour with the upcoming sequel to Ubisoft’s successful South Park RPG The Stick of Truth and based on the sequence I was shown … yeah, there’s no way this thing gets through the OFLC unscathed.

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Film Review: Rough Night (USA, 2017) brings plenty of laughs from a strong cast in a disjointed dark comedy

June 15, 2017

Lazily touted in headlines as “The Hangover for women” by writers who couldn’t possibly find another film to compare it to from the last decade (Bachelorette or Bridesmaids immediately come to mind, both of which were also compared to The Hangover at the time of release – hell, even Bad Moms was!), Rough Night is […]

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Comedy giants star in the trailer for Netflix’s new series Friends From College

June 15, 2017

Starring a cast of big comedy names like Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, and Billy Eichner, Netflix‘s latest series Friends From College looks to be a fun fueled comedy with it’s fair share of drama. Following a group of friends who have become disconnected since college, Friends From College explores the balance between their relationships and […]

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Screen Australia’s Doco180 initiative announces funding for upcoming female directors

June 15, 2017

Six female-led projects have now become funding recipients of Screen Australia and News Digital Networks Australia’s With Her In Mind Network‘s initiative Doco180, a new project aimed to promote social media-friendly documentaries designed to make the viewer ‘do a 180’ on a topic relevant to Australian women, in 180 seconds. The documentaries selected to be part […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: Far Cry 5 (PS4, 2018)

June 15, 2017

As we’ve seen in the lead up to its announce trailer, Far Cry 5‘s premise is a timely one — a church of religious fundamentalists in an isolated town in middle America who wish to remake their nation in their bold new vision of conservativism. That’s where you and your arsenal of weapons come in.

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Film Review: Despicable Me 3 (USA, 2017) finds that love, family and Minions make for an excellent third chapter

June 15, 2017

Despicable Me 3 opens this week and it brings with it a charming, if not a little repetitive, new chapter in the franchise. The entire gang is back to cause, create and then solve a global catastrophe. More of a good thing isn’t always better, kind of like chocolate and wine (ok, maybe just chocolate), […]

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E3 2017: Hands On: Knack 2 (PS4, 2017)

June 15, 2017

Knack was one of those titles that never really connected with players when it launched alongside the PlayStation 4 in 2013. Its predecessor, Knack 2, aims to change that.

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The Brisbane International Film Festival to “reboot” and return after three year hiatus

June 15, 2017

The Brisbane International Film Festival is ready to return in 2017 with its first screening program in three years, thanks to the support of the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland and the expertise of industry partner Palace Cinemas. The Brisbane International Film Festival will run from August 17th until September 3rd and will be co-directed […]

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Film Review: Cars 3 (USA, 2017) is a near-perfect return for the franchise

June 15, 2017

It has finally arrived! After the teaser trailer that saw Lightning McQueen being absolutely annihilated on the racetrack months ago, we were all left wondering exactly where the Cars franchise had taken us with this all new installment, especially after the disappointing Cars 2 and Disney’s attempt at making it a broader universe with the […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: The Farthest (Ireland, 2017) is a documentary of astronomical proportions

June 15, 2017

I don’t want to make a Star Trek joke – it’d be too obvious and you would only resent me for it – but as much as it pains me, I do need to say that space really is the final frontier. It’s always right there, just outside our atmosphere, and for decades we humans […]

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Video Games Review: Wipeout Omega Collection (PS4, 2017) punches the nostalgia button but still can’t keep pace

June 15, 2017

The year was 1995, I was sifting through my Australian PlayStation Magazine demo discs after playing a couple of hours of Spyro the Dragon on my PlayStation, I decided I would finally give the ‘PlayStation Demo Disc’ a good go! The disc came with the console at the time it launched, I just hadn’t had […]

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Nine things we learned at Vivid Ideas’ Unlocking Your Grey Zone: How Positive Ambiguity Can Help You Thrive In An Uncertain World

June 15, 2017

We often make breakthroughs when we reserve judgement and keep things like fear and prejudice at bay. Yet as humans the notion of embracing ambiguity can be a hard thing to swallow because the only certain things in life are death and taxes. Matt Whale is the founder and managing director of How To Impact, […]

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