Day: 28 June 2017

Music Video of the Day: Cornelius “Sometime/Someplace” (2017)

June 28, 2017

Releasing his first collection of music in over a decade, Japanese multi-instrumentalist Cornelius has recently given fans a little gift in the music video for “Sometime/Someplace”. Taken from the new album Mellow Waves, the song is effortlessly clean and edgy – progressions make the futuristic nature of the song almost hypnotic, while the off-beat percussion and guitar […]

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Interview: Bernard Fanning embraces the ‘non-trendy’ nature of Civil Dusk & Brutal Dawn

June 28, 2017

Bernard Fanning speaks to me with a weathered cynicism and humour of a musician who has most certainly done this all before. By ‘this’, I mean the usual press junket that accompanies an album release or a tour announcement. Thankfully, the ice between us had already been broken back in 2016, when I interviewed him […]

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Album Review: Clea – Fairweather (2017 EP)

June 28, 2017

Brisbane-based singer-songwriter Clea recorded her debut EP Fairweather between a mix of coastal, rural and inner city studios and that transient nature has injected itself into her dreamy debut. A mix of urban-esque yet freeing electronic beats lie on a wave beneath Clea’s folk-like, airy vocals as the EP progresses between primary use of synths to […]

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Win a double pass to preview screenings of Obsession starring Jude Law in Sydney and Melbourne

June 28, 2017

Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, captured live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film. Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. […]

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Win a double pass to Oz Comic-Con presents Christopher Lambert – Q&A session and a screening of Highlander in Melbourne

June 28, 2017

In a special event in Melbourne presented by Oz Comic-Con, Connor MacLeod himself, Christopher Lambert, will appear live to introduce the classic Highlander and participate in a pre-film Q&A at the Astor Theatre in St Kilda. The freewheeling, time-travelling epic, directed by Australian filmmaker Russell Mulcahy, was a modest success on its initial release but […]

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Win a double pass to see Eleanor Coppola’s Paris Can Wait in Australian cinemas

June 28, 2017

Fresh from the Sydney Film Festival Eleanor Coppola’s narrative directorial debut Paris Can Wait stars Academy Award nominee Diane Lane as a Hollywood producer’s wife who unexpectedly takes a trip through France, which reawakens her sense of self and her joie de vivre. Anne (Lane) is at a crossroads in her life. Long married to […]

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Find all the important details and dates for SXSW 2018 here

June 28, 2017

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival has launched its 2018 season with the opening of PanelPicker programming proposals, Film Festival submissions, and Music Showcasing Artist applications for next year’s event. PanelPicker, an online tool that allows the SXSW community to have a significant voice in programming conference activities through an open proposal and […]

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The run down on the new Netflix tax, and how it will impact your streaming

June 28, 2017

In case you haven’t heard, our Netflix prices are on the rise this week as the new “Netflix Tax” comes into effect on Saturday. But before you go ahead and cancel your subscription (or ask your parent/SO/friend whose Netflix account you’ve been leeching off the whole time to do so), here is everything you need […]

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Flume joins the likes of Lana Del Rey and Frank Ocean at Helsinki’s Flow Festival

June 28, 2017

Europe is packed with bucket list festivals all-year round, regularly attracting those from around the world who are itching to explore all sorts of uniquely formed, expertly curated music and arts events, from the most acclaimed to the most obscure. Teetering between both categories is Helsinki’s Flow Festival, a three-day boutique festival worshiping contemporary music […]

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The Las Vegas Strip continues to re-invent itself with new outdoor attractions and updated old favourites

June 28, 2017

The LEDs are bigger and brighter. The food is more diverse. The artworks are more defined. And they even have a sports team now! Yes, the Las Vegas Strip has been an ever-changing beast, but some of the changes across the last two years have been amongst the biggest the Strip has experienced for decades. […]

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Sydney Opera House discontinues Festival of Dangerous Ideas as new event is announced

June 28, 2017

Encouraging you to think big, bold and take action, Antidote is the latest festival to join the blossoming list of annual events at the Sydney Opera House.  The two day festival, which will be replacing Festival of Dangerous Ideas, celebrates the thinkers and doers who have spearheaded change in a time of uncertainty. Running from […]

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Book Review: Brodie Lancaster’s No Way! Okay, Fine is a crash course in the power of thinking like Kanye

June 28, 2017

Shortlisted for the 2015 Richell Prize for Emerging Writers, No Way! Okay Fine is the first book from writer, editor and occasional DJ Brodie Lancaster. A series of personal essays, Lancaster tackles just about everything, from growing up in a small town and a year spent in New York City, to early brushes with feminism […]

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A free Las Vegas food truck is parking up in Circular Quay from today (Sydney)

June 28, 2017

Let’s be frank here; some of the most famous city’s in the world cannot seem to escape the tendency for people to pigeonhole and stereotype. Certain features come to define a destination’s image to outsiders, a label that’s only broken once people actually experience and explore beyond the surface traits. Take Las Vegas for example; […]

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The Clare Bar set to dominate weekends in Sydney

June 28, 2017

Though it’s always buzzing with everyone from students (UTS is right across the road) to day-drinking professionals, Chippendale’s The Old Clare Hotel is set to make the most of their weekends in Sydney with two curated events on each leisurely day. They’ve already launched their Saturday Sessions as of earlier this year, but next month […]

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Food trucks and free arcade games planned for Sydney’s newest night market

June 28, 2017

Sydney’s long-standing Paddy’s Markets will be making excellent use of their Flemington car park by opening it up every Saturday night to some of the city’s best food trucks. Capitalising on the growing food trends in Sydney, more than 25 established and up and coming food trucks will be rolling into the park lot every […]

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