Day: 3 August 2017

Single of the Day: Left. “Thank Me Later” (2017)

August 3, 2017

We’ve been big fans of Sydney duo Left. since first coming across them at BIGSOUND what feels like moons ago now. Since then, they have surged forward in leaps and bounds, establishing themselves as one of Sydney’s premier frontrunners for fresh new music. In their new single “Thank Me Later”, Left.’s Sarah Corry opens up about a relationship […]

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Interview: Lance Ferguson on Raw Material and putting a spotlight on sampling

August 3, 2017

One of our favourite musical mavericks, Lance Ferguson, is gearing up to drop his new solo work in Raw Material tomorrow – a marked departure from what we heard from Ferguson last year, LANU‘s The Double Sunrise. Of course, two different projects but still, if what we’ve heard from Raw Material proves anything, it’s that the Melbourne-based musician is in […]

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Hermitude, Sarah Belkner & more to appear as part of new Sydney Conservatorium of Music series

August 3, 2017

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music will be introducing a brand new seminar series that shines the spotlight on entering the music industry as either musician or aspiring media member. Hosted by Jake Stone (Bluejuice), the seminar series brings together some of Australia’s brightest musical talents for some one-of-a-kind conversations that will explore the  challenges of breaking into […]

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Music Video of the Day: Ecca Vandal “Broke Days, Party Nights” (2017)

August 3, 2017

We’re edging closer and closer to hearing what Ecca Vandal has in store for us, debut album-wise, but in the mean time we’re joining the masses who have been frothing her latest tune, “Broke Days, Party Nights”. Chaotic and relentless as ever, the music video for the tune takes us through Ecca’s recent journey out to […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: Maja – Still Bleeding (2017 EP)

August 3, 2017

For Melbourne based singer songwriter Maja, the release of her sophomore EP Still Bleeding has been some time in the making. Relocating to Melbourne from Brisbane and establishing herself within a new music scene has seen the singer have to not only introduce herself to new audiences, but also push forward in making music that is reflective […]

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TOKiMONSTA leads Boiler Room x Budweiser ‘Discover What’s Brewing’ showcase in Sydney

August 3, 2017

TOKiMONSTA will be on her way back to Sydney this month to headline a special Boiler Room x Budweiser link up, ‘Discover What’s Brewing’. Throwing the spotlight onto Sydney’s electronic music scene, the event will bring the LA producer and DJ hit the decks alongside Machinedrum and Sydney locals BV and Aywy. Of course, Boiler Room shows have an […]

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Video Games Preview: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is way harder than you think it is

August 3, 2017

A few hours of playing Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle at Ubisoft’s Australian HQ last week made me really glad I sank so many hours into XCOM. Behind its outwardly cute and cartoonish exterior beats the heart of a stone-cold killer.

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Australian Box Office Report: It’s war as Apes edges out Dunkirk

August 3, 2017

Whilst not opening to as much as last week’s no. 1 film, War For The Planet Of The Apes, the third in the franchise, managed to wipe out last week’s top flick in only its 2nd week in cinemas. War For The Planet Of The Apes earned $4.07m in its opening week, which just pushed last week’s no. 1 […]

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Canada celebrates its 150th Birthday as a dragon and giant spider fight it out in the streets of Ottawa

August 3, 2017

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the federation of Canada, and much as they did in 1967 when Expo came to town, the 150th birthday celebrations have been enjoyed far and wide across the entire country. Canada 150 flags can be seen everywhere, and special events are popping up from coast-to-coast to ensure this birthday […]

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Cape Town’s Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel’s new package celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela

August 3, 2017

The stunning Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is preparing a true gift for those planning to Cape Town in October and an elegant homage to Nelson Mandela, timed to celebrate the release of Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years – the long-awaited second volume of Mandela’s memoirs. This is channeled in their recently announced “Memories of […]

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This Singapore hotel will be among the first in the country to offer free in-room films

August 3, 2017

Guests staying at Singapore’s Mandarin Orchard, located in the heart of the city’s famous shopping district, now have something more to look forward to. Forget expensive rentals and clogging up storage on personal devices with films, as the iconic Singapore hotel are going to be the among the first in the country to provide their […]

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Hotel Review: The recently renovated Farmer’s Daughter and TART Restaurant are hidden gems in Los Angeles

August 3, 2017

“Oh, rustic,” I murmured as I entered my room at The Farmer’s Daughter on Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The room is indeed rustic. A twin share, the room has more in common with an old world cabin than it does an upmarket hotel room. Nevertheless, the luxuries are there even if they aren’t apparent […]

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Theatre Review: Kindertransport moves its audience with honest and frank stories (Darlinghurst Theatre Company until 20th August)

August 3, 2017

Prior to the commencement of the Second World War, Britain took in over 10,000 Jewish refugee children from Europe. This was known as Kindertransport, with the majority of the children never seeing their families again. Diane Samuels play, Kindertransport, follows the story of Eva who is sent from Hamburg to England in 1938 when she […]

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Barangaroo is hosting its own month-long food and drink festival in August (Sydney)

August 3, 2017

Throughout the month of August food and drink precinct Barangaroo is celebrating the tail-end of winter with a series of exclusive events, all spread across various restaurants, bars and diners including 12-Micron, Bel & Brio, Born by Tapavino, and Zushi. The collection of venues, officially dubbed “The Streets of Barangaroo” will be offering a range […]

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This new Wolli Creek eatery is doing burgers inspired by the world’s greatest cities (Sydney)

August 3, 2017

After much hype Concept Burger has finally opened in Wolli Creek, bringing the suburb its very own contender in the very, very competitive scene of gourmet burgers in Sydney. This one’s got a neat little twist though, and with culinary adviser Tomislav Martinovic, the famous chef who helped make North Sydney’s Five Points Burgers a […]

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Rosebery’s Da Mario: still one of the best pizzerias in Sydney

August 3, 2017

Two years on and food lovers across Sydney are still reeling over the closure of Surry Hills’ treasured Pizza Mario. The highly celebrated pizzeria was long-established as one of the very best this city has ever seen, and its unfortunate closure in 2015 was a huge hit to the otherwise rich and consistent Italian dining […]

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Bongo’s Bingo announces encore Australian tour for August

August 3, 2017

After instant sell-outs June, the London-born quirk of Bongo’s Bingo is heading on an encore tour across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane this August, keen to deliver more table-topped rave-bingo madness. Over the past two years Bongo’s Bingo has attempted to transform the nightlife in the UK, giving punters a chance to re-shape their nights out; […]

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