Day: 22 June 2017

Nominees unveiled for the 2017 NT Song of the Year; ceremony to take place in Darwin this July

June 22, 2017

There are many things to love about Darwin in July. The cooler weather of the dry season, the mango juice from the Mindil Markets (not to mention the paw paw concoctions at Parap Markets on the weekends, too), the general laid back attitude that is infectious when visiting…the list goes on. One of our favourite parts about […]

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Single of the Day: Turnover “Super Natural” (2017)

June 22, 2017

Turnover‘s new single “Super Natural” takes me to finishing high school – there’s fusion of excitement and confusion in what’s to come next but nevertheless, the shimmer of anticipation remains high. In the band’s newest release, they’ve managed to encapsulate a lyrical theme of an all-encapsulating love and package it right up into a hazy, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Pluto Jonze “Swingin’ Like Bowie” (2017)

June 22, 2017

It’s been a minute since we’ve seen or heard from Pluto Jonze, but true to form, when he makes his return on to radars, he makes it brilliantly and vibrantly known. On new single “Swingin’ Like Bowie”, Jonze has given us his first piece of new music in three years. The result? A great tribute to […]

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Playlist: Get a taste of what to expect from BIGSOUND 2017’s first crop of showcasing artists

June 22, 2017

Hoo boy, BIGSOUND is coming out strong this year with its first artist announcement dropping today. 64 Australian bands and international visitors have been revealed to be heading to Brisbane in September for the huge music conference and showcase series, the event beginning to nip at the heels of its overseas cousins in standing strong as […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Round Mountain Girls “Something Wrong” (2017)

June 22, 2017

As they approach the 10 year mark, NSW’s Round Mountain Girls have steadily become one of Australia’s most beloved alt-country acts; always on the road and always pushing their craft, the group of musicians have been locking down spots on festivals everywhere for years now, and aren’t looking to slow down any time soon. They’ve just released […]

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Album Review: Grinspoon – Guide to Better Living (20th Anniversary Edition) (2017 LP)

June 22, 2017

This month, well known Aussie rockers Grinspoon are releasing a deluxe edition of their first studio album Guide to Better Living. Celebrating the 20 years it’s been around by adding a load of live tracks to the album list. Grinspoon formed in 1995 and released Guide to Better Living two years later in September. The […]

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Cult classics to screen at Event Cinemas in Sydney, Innaloo and Brisbane as In The House returns this July

June 22, 2017

Kill Bill. The Matrix. Die Hard 2. Poltergeist. Your popcorn favourites are set to return to the big screen in July exclusively to Event Cinemas as part of the ‘In The House’ Festival, showcasing some of the greatest cult classics over the last 40 years. The event will run exclusively at the Sydney, Innaloo and Brisbane […]

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The MonsterVerse continues: Godzilla 2 announces synopsis and full cast as filming commences

June 22, 2017

Coinciding with the beginning of production in Atlanta, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have unveiled an official press release detailing the cast, synopsis and production details for the tentatively titled Godzilla 2. The follow-up to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 Godzilla will serve as the next instalment in WB and Legendary’s “MonsterVerse” alongside Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull […]

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Harvie Krumpet Oscar winner Adam Elliot to join the Aardman co-founders at ACMI Wallace & Gromit exhibition

June 22, 2017

Animation aficionados are in for a treat this Winter with ACMI’s film season as it coincides with the exclusive-to-Melbourne exhibition Wallace & Gromit and Friends: The Magic of Aardman. On Saturday July 15, Melbourne animator and Oscar-winner Adam Elliot (Mary & Max, Harvie Krumpet) will take audiences on a journey though animation in Australia, celebrating the […]

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Video Games Review: Get Even (PS4, 2017) delves into the mind with an engaging and innovative premise

June 22, 2017

Get Even is an interesting experience with an interesting premise. Based on a psychological mystery, Get Even takes players on a journey that intrigued me for the majority, if leaving me a feeling little underwhelmed. Get Even puts players in the shoes of Mr. Black, a man with amnesia who has vivid memories of specific […]

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Review: Photographing a weekend away with the new Huawei P10 Plus’s dual 20MP/12MP f/1.8 Leica cameras

June 22, 2017

You soon realise this is not a camera that sits in a shadow of its smartphone body, but instead a refreshing and impressive collaboration with Leica to form the hero of the Huawei P10 Plus. Thanks to the dual cameras on the back (20 megapixel black and white lens and a 12 megapixel color Leica […]

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A Month-Long Pie Time Celebration heats up the Southern Highlands

June 22, 2017

Over the month of June, the Southern Highlands in New South Wales is embracing the wintry weather and celebrating it with pies. Whether it’s discovering the Pie Trail with just under 30 local pie makers, getting involved in Pie Making competitions or the Pie Time Festival on 24-25 June, it’s a fun-filled festivity for pie-lovers. Last weekend, […]

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Theatre Review: Revolt. She said. Revolt again. jolts you with hard hitting social commentary (Performances in Melbourne until July 9th)

June 22, 2017

By definition, revolt means to “take violent action against an established government or ruler”, so the fact it is in the title of the show holds great weight in the tellings of this story. This original work by Alice Birch explores the notion of what being a woman means in the 21st century, and how our […]

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Book Review: The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks is a detailed and intimate look at HeLa’s amazing origin story

June 22, 2017

For decades the human race has benefited from someone and they didn’t even know her name. She was known simply as “HeLa” to those in the know and it was a cell line that has been used extensively in research and lead to some major medical breakthroughs. The book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks […]

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South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Awards finalists announced ahead of milestone year

June 22, 2017

Winter blues getting you down? Get yourself to Adelaide this August and be prepared for things to heat up as the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrates its 20th year! With a mammoth program of exhibitions, arts and cultural events across the state you’re bound to find something that’ll light your fire. Running throughout […]

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Team behind Happy as Larry Pizza Truck open permanent Sydney CBD cafe

June 22, 2017

One of the greatest food trucks to have ever hit Sydney was undoubtedly Happy as Larry, a genuine wood-fired pizza oven on wheels that would regularly pull up at all sorts of events, festivals and general gatherings with fresh, delicious and generous pizza. The truck is no more – expect for private functions and the […]

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McWilliam’s Wines highlight cool climate with new McW range

June 22, 2017

Highly awarded NSW-based McWilliam’s Wines have introduced a new range to their extensive family, titling it the “McW” range and pushing it into the market as a sub-brand based on the integral relationship between the land, the climate and the winemaker. Placing the focus upon the elegance and intensity of the high altitude, cool climate […]

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