Day: 16 August 2017

The Presets and ScHoolboy Q set to bring Beyond the Valley into the New Year

August 16, 2017

As far as New Year’s festivals go, Beyond the Valley is bringing out the big guns and making itself a proper contender for one of the best going, unveiling their line up for 2017 today. When you see the likes of ScHoolboy Q, The Presets and Stormzy on the top line of the bill, you know it’s going to be great. An […]

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Single of the Day: Body Type “Silver” (2017)

August 16, 2017

Everyone’s got an ideal body type; one of the best at the moment is coming out of Sydney and it’s got nothing to do with a custom size. The band who have been generating decent hype off the back of impressive live shows and releases have come through again with a new single in “Silver” […]

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Ziggy Ramo to Teischa: 10 artists set to breakthrough BIGSOUND 2017

August 16, 2017

With more than 130 acts spread out over four days, across 18 venues, Brisbane’s BIGSOUND festival definitely earns its name. Even glossing over the expansive program of artists for this year has gotten us a bit light headed, but there have been a group of artists we’re keen to be checking out below – if […]

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SILY Sessions return to Since I Left You this weekend

August 16, 2017

Since I Left You, Sydney’s vibrant city laneway bar, is bringing back SILY Sessions, a series of intimate boutique music events with cocktails and food. Nestled down a laneway to the backdrop of heritage sandstone architecture, Since I Left You’s enchanting courtyard will be hosting SILY Sessions, showcasing a diverse mix of musical talent. For $20 a ticket, […]

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Crackdown 3 has been delayed into 2018

August 16, 2017

Crackdown 3, the long-awaited third entry in the open-world superpowered police series, has been delayed into 2018 according to a new report from Polygon.

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Interview: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer open up on The Other Guy and onscreen diversity

August 16, 2017

The Other Guy is a new series that looks at life ten years after the ‘happily ever after’ we usually see portrayed in rom-coms. It examines the complexities and awkwardness of returning to the dating scene, of having to find new watering holes, avoiding the people who make you feel awful and generally just trying […]

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8 shows not to be missed at this year’s Brisbane Festival

August 16, 2017

It’s Bris-been another great year of arts, music and experiences in Brisbane but nothing compares to the Brisbane Festival. Sadly, there won’t be another public holiday for it (thanks anyway, Ekka Show) but it will give you 21 days of interactive features, theatrical performances, high-flying acrobatics and international music acts. But how do you choose […]

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Book Review: Rachel Matthews’ Siren raises the alarm on the issue of sexual assault in sport

August 16, 2017

Trigger Warning: this post describes sexual violence. Siren is a work of fiction. But it’s also a story that feels disturbingly real. This book is by a Melbourne writer and academic named Rachel Matthew. It’s a searing look at a crime involving an underage schoolgirl and the reverberations this act has on the victim and […]

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