Day: 4 July 2017

Single of the Day: Oh Boy ft. Mallrat “Rush Hour” (2017)

July 4, 2017

Oh Boy and Mallrat are proving to be a powerful little duo making some ridiculously catchy music that’s only continuing to get better with each spin. Their latest collaboration comes to us in “Rush Hour” – encompassing 90’s R&B vibes in production and Mallrat’s vocal, the electro-pop number is effortless in its delivery and charm. “Rush Hour” […]

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Curated by local musicians, Sydney is getting a new singer/songwriter night, In The Round at Leadbelly

July 4, 2017

Kicking off next Wednesday, and continuing on the 2nd Wednesday of every month, Sydney venue Leadbelly Newtown is launching a new Singer/Songwriter night called In The Round at Leadbelly. Inspired by the sessions at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, the night – which is curated by a different musician each month – features four musicians […]

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Alison Avron talks about the state of Sydney as her live music venue The Newsagency returns bigger and better

July 4, 2017

Amidst all the talk of venue closures in Sydney in the past couple of years, there have been a couple of bright lights in recent weeks, one of which is been the return of the Lansdowne Hotel, which originally closed in 2015 after almost 90 years of live music. Another venue which recently closed, The […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2017 (So Far) from Australia and Around the World

July 4, 2017

Shockingly, we find ourselves in the second half of 2017 already. In terms of new music, we’ve been hit with some heavy releases from some of pop music’s biggest names, while some of our favourite Australian artists have come out swinging with impressive album and EP releases all their own. As the first week of […]

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Album Review: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up (2017 LP)

July 4, 2017

Those who say folk is a dying or dead genre are those who are uninitiated with Fleet Foxes. Critically acclaimed indie-folk band Fleet Foxes return after losing band member Josh Tillman, who currently performs under the guise of Father John Misty. Helplessness Blues is still highly regarded as one of the best albums of 2011, […]

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Live Review: Furnace and the Fundamentals + Discovery + Jude Perl – Max Watts, Melbourne (01.07.17)

July 4, 2017

Before anything, let’s take a moment and raise a glass to Furnace and the Fundamentals for not just changing the face of live music, but giving the public want they want – all killer, no filler. Gracefully traversing a well-blended medley of greatest hits, the spicy six piece took to an eager Max Watts on […]

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Live Review: DONNARUMMA + The Luke Louie Trio – The Grace Emily, Adelaide (01.07.17)

July 4, 2017

Adelaide trio DONNARUMMA launched their new EP Billy Billy at one of the city’s most beloved music venues – The Grace Emily – on Saturday night; an evening that was full of love and support for the players who have established themselves as more than just familiar faces on the circuit. Coming together with a wealth of […]

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Interview: Daniel Gillies talks about his upcoming trip to Uganda with OXFAM and working on The Originals

July 4, 2017

Over the weekend, The Originals star Daniel Gillies arrived as a guest for Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017. The Canadian born, New Zealand raised actor is best known for playing long-lived vampire Elijah Mikaelson. The show, a spin-off itself of The Vampire Diaries (which Gillies also starred in as the same character) has a legion of […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Despicable Me 3 regains top spot for school holidays

July 4, 2017

Seems that you can’t keep a good Gru down, as Despicable Me 3, last week’s 2nd place title on the box office ladder, has regained its no. 1 spot, making $3.42m in the process. Earnings slipped this week by 3%, but was added to 10 more screens nationally for the school holiday period. As a result, last […]

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New Playstation experience makes browsing your favourite content even easier

July 4, 2017

Sony has introduced a new, streamlined version of their content driven video experience on PlayStation 4, enabling users to discover and stream video content across the PlayStation Store and third party services. The new interface will allow browsing all in one place for new movies, television shows, live events and other content without having to […]

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Production has begun on the second season of Wolf Creek

July 4, 2017

Australian streaming service Stan announced today that production has begun in South Australia on the second season of Wolf Creek, its award-winning, smash-hit, critically-acclaimed original drama series. Director Greg McLean and star John Jarratt will continue their iconic and successful collaboration with Jarratt reprising his iconic role as the outback apex predator Mick Taylor, who returns […]

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There’s a South Park movie singalong happening in one of Sydney’s most iconic theatres

July 4, 2017

Leave your swear jars at home because the legends over at the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace in the Sydney suburb of Cremorne are set to turn their cinema – one of Sydney’s oldest and most iconic – into a room full of foul mouths and dirty language. That’s because South Park is coming back to […]

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The Lansdowne has Mary’s burger pizza, fish finger sandwiches and kimchi pancakes on the menu (Sydney)

July 4, 2017

Though the enormous – and enormously important – opening weekend for The Lansdowne is done and dusted, the triumphant return of the Sydney icon still has a long way to go. The much talked about re-opening has already marked a big win for the resurgence of the city’s once-smothered live music circuit, but there’s more […]

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Rye July whisky series returns to The Glenmore this July (Sydney)

July 4, 2017

This July, The Glenmore Hotel in The Rocks will host its fourth annual Rye July whisky celebration series. It boasts being a series of events for seasoned whisky-lovers and those looking to move up the ranks to a connoisseur. Two events over July are currently planned to tempt you away from those Dry July ambitions […]

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