Day: 13 July 2017

Save the Date: Fairgrounds Festival returns in December

July 13, 2017

One of the east coast’s best weekends out is coming back, with Berry set to host the Fairgrounds Festival for its third year this December! The festival has already hosted the likes of Japandroids, Father John Misty and The Tallest Man on Earth in the past, while highlighting some of our own great talent in King Gizzard […]

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Interview: The Kite String Tangle dishes on his long-awaited debut self-titled album

July 13, 2017

It’s been a long time coming but finally, Danny Harley aka The Kite String Tangle, will be releasing his debut album to fans and newcomers alike. Officially out today, The Kite String Tangle’s self-titled record has been a labour of love, a challenge and a creative journey for Harley, one he told us more about during a recent […]

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Slum Sociable & Jonti lead the way in Sydney & Melbourne for Red Bull Sound Select’s winter parties

July 13, 2017

Venues in Sydney and Melbourne are about to get quite a bit heated and sweaty this winter, as Red Bull Sound Select brings a stacked line up of acts to each city as part of their monthly music series. Programmed by the Laneway Festival‘s own, Travis Banko, the RBSS events will be headlined by Slum Sociable and Jonti, both artists swapping headline duties […]

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Music Video of the Day: LANKS “Comfortable” (2017)

July 13, 2017

Melbourne multi-instrumentalist LANKS has returned with another stellar cut of new music in “Comfortable”and as we thought, the music video that has been released is just as captivating. The live video, captured at the Hawthorn Arts Centre, sees LANKS performing – definitely the most vulnerable we’ve seen him so far – sitting behind a gorgeous Steinway […]

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Single of the Day: Mt. Kimbie ft. King Krule “Blue Train Lines” (2017)

July 13, 2017

New Mt. Kimbie! Their new album is on the way, in the form of Love What Survives, and today, we are loving their new single from it in “Blue Train Lines”. Featuring King Krule on guest vocals, “Blue Train Lines” throbs with synths and bursts with vibrancy. A great progression for the Mt. Kimbie sound, “Blue Train Lines” is […]

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Electric Gardens unveils 2018 venues and dates

July 13, 2017

Electric Gardens will be back, bigger than before – following on from its debut year last year and their magnificent sophomore year this year, the electronic music fiesta has announced the dates and venues for the 2018 tour today. Electric Gardens 2018 will be featuring more artists as well as four themed stages in Sydney for […]

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Bernard Fanning’s Australian tour expands with the release of new single, “America (Glamour and Prestige)”

July 13, 2017

Bernard Fanning‘s Australian tour continues to clock more shows as the countdown to the Brutal Dawn national run edges closer and closer. Today, he has dropped a brand new single in “America (Glamour and Prestige)”, with the addition of three new shows to the tour also coming in tow. Fanning will be performing extra shows in […]

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Music Video of the Day: Gordi “On My Side” (2017)

July 13, 2017

Gordi is one of Australia’s best exports at the moment; I think this is a safe statement to make. Not only has her collaborative work and general hang-times with Bon Iver and the Eau Claire crew brought Gordi to a wider audience in the US over the last year, but her shows throughout the UK and Europe […]

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Album Review: 21 Savage – Issa Album (2017 LP)

July 13, 2017

21 Savage’s presence in the rap battle royal after debut extended play Savage Mode became a dreary, dark figure shrouded in mysterious production and grimy lyricism. Through the swanky production of Metro Boomin and Southside, Savage Mode became a renowned debut for the Atlanta born rapper. Although many claimed that Savage’s album was rather stoic […]

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Interview: Sydney’s Stand Atlantic on signing to Rude Records and new EP, Sidewinder

July 13, 2017

Sydney three-piece alternative pop/rock band, Stand Atlantic are set to release their new EP, Sidewinder, on September 15 via Rude Records. The trio have only been together for a couple of years but have become the first Australian band signed to the international label. It only takes an instant when hearing their stuff on Soundcloud or YouTube […]

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Outlander Season 3 promo teases Jamie and Claire’s divide as a premiere date is released

July 13, 2017

Outlander, the historical/sci-fi/romance/drama series (basically, this show gives you all the feels) that has taken the world by storm has teased its long-awaited return, as new promos have been released for Season 3. Following from Claire’s (Caitriona Balfe) return to the modern world in the Season 2 finale, the new poster and teaser video shows […]

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See the stunning first images from upcoming Disney sci-fi film A Wrinkle In Time

July 13, 2017

The buzz surrounding Disney‘s upcoming reboot of A Wrinkle In Time has been strong, but the internet has exploded overnight as the first images of the film have been released exclusively via Entertainment Weekly. A Wrinkle In Time follows Meg Murry (Storm Reid) and her genius brother Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe), who along with their friend […]

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See the first trailer for new Stan original comedy series The Other Guy

July 13, 2017

A brand new Stan original comedy series is set to hit the streaming next month, both starring and created by former Triple J Breakfast host and all round cool guy Matt Okine. The Other Guy follows successful radio host, AJ Amon, finds himself unexpectedly back in the dating pool for the first time in a […]

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Interview: Baby Driver stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James on working with Edgar Wright and becoming action car drivers

July 13, 2017

While in Australia, actors Ansel Elgort and Lily James sat down with The Iris’s Larry Heath to talk about working with writer/director Edgar Wright in their highly acclaimed new film Baby Driver (in cinemas today). We talk about playing straight characters for a director who works with comic actors and scenarios, while Ansel also reveals […]

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Exploring Taipei from the mountains to the sea on the MRT Red Line

July 13, 2017

One of the things I love about Taipei, Taiwan, is not just how easy it is to get to places, but the expanse of choices you have to get there. Whether you take a U-bike, walk or just catch the MRT, the city is built to be explored without a car. And along the Tamsui-Xinyi […]

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Sydney Harbour’s three-day Wine Island festival returns this November

July 13, 2017

We have to go back! To where? To Wine Island of course, Sydney’s idyllic three-day wine festival which takes place entirely on the harbour’s picturesque Clark Island. The typically Sydney event will returning from Friday 10th to Sunday 12 November, offering guests access to a pop-up paradise featuring curated selections of wine, food, live music, […]

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Skechers open their very first Sydney CBD store

July 13, 2017

U.S-born footwear giant Skechers have finally found the ideal location for their debut Sydney CBD store, coming after an aggressive rollout of openings over the past few years has seen the brand make a big impact in 13 other suburbs across the city. Operating as one of their largest stores, with the brand’s full range […]

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Rockpool Dining Group to host premium truffle degustations in Melbourne and Sydney this month

July 13, 2017

Rockpool Dining Group will be hosting two exclusive truffle-focused dinners to celebrate the seasonal ingredient during the middle of winter. With one hosted in Melbourne and the other in Sydney, two of the group’s most popular restaurants will offer guests comprehensive set menus designed to showcase truffles in various ways, alongside various local produce. First […]

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