Day: 18 August 2017

Live Review: Elko Fields take charge at a memorable hometown Brisbane show at Lefty’s

August 18, 2017

Brisbane duo Elko Fields are hyped to do big things, but the massive hometown crowd at Lefty’s showed big things are deservedly happening for them right now. Opening with a bang was local duo The Royal Artillery, whose riffs packed more firepower than their namesake. Every song felt like an explosion, but the duo’s finale […]

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Music Video of the Day: Mutemath “War” (2017)

August 18, 2017

Mutemath have returned with some brand new tunes, the latest of which comes in the form of “War”. Take from their new album Play Dead (due out September 8th), the single is rollicking as ever, frenetic and drenched in their electronic/rock flavours that fans have been loving about Mutemath for years now. The song is gritty and the […]

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Interview: David Le’aupepe & Joji Malani on Gang of Youths’ continued strides forward into the light

August 18, 2017

It seems just yesterday that we were celebrating Gang of Youths as a recently discovered band destined for success – yet here we are at the release of their sophomore record, Go Farther in Lightness. I caught up with frontman Dave Le’aupepe and lead guitarist Joji Malani about how Go Farther in Lightness came together, racism in the Australian music […]

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From Frank Ocean to Aphex Twin: Our top 10 live performances from Helsinki’s Flow Festival 2017

August 18, 2017

Between vinyl markets, conceptual performances, video installations, and almost 40 of Helsinki’s top restaurants, Flow Festival played host to some incredible live music across three days, the result of an intelligent and wide-reaching music program that spanned everything from world-dominating pop and Finnish indie rock to obscure classical music homages, era-focused vinyl DJ sets, sweaty […]

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Album Review: Gang Of Youths – Go Farther In Lightness (2017 LP)

August 18, 2017

Straight off the bat, Go Farther In Lightness is a victory album. It’s a victory of love and loss; a triumph for hope and life. It’s an album with many peaks and just as many moments that make you ponder and appreciate your existence. It’s a compass for those lacking direction. It’s the ‘I may […]

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Watch the first trailer for A. A. Milne biopic Goodbye Christopher Robin

August 18, 2017

The story of Winnie The Pooh author A. A. Milne has long been optioned for cinema, and this November, British director Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) will have his stab at the biopic, Goodbye Christopher Robin. The film stars Domhnall Gleeson in the lead role, with Aussie actress Margot Robbie playing his wife Daphne, Kelly Macdonald […]

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The Tea Party’s Jeff Martin names the best motorbike destinations in Australia

August 18, 2017

Iconic Canadian group The Tea Party’s frontman, Jeff Martin, is an Australian Ambassador for Royal Enfield and owns a Classic 500. With Jeff now based in Byron Bay, and the full band set to return to Australian shores for a tour later this year, we caught up with Jeff, who delivered us his list of […]

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Party under the Northern Lights: Three Yukon festivals to shine bright this Canadian winter

August 18, 2017

With days that hit minus twenty degrees Celsius, and nights that hit minus thirty, visiting Canada’s Yukon Territory in winter time is not for the faint of heart. But for locals and guests alike, it’s no time for hibernation. The territory, which is the smallest and westernmost of Canada’s three federal territories, and the smallest in […]

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National Theatre Live pulls out all the stops for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (In Select Cinemas from August 19th)

August 18, 2017

If ever there was a play to see in your lifetime it has to be Edward Albee‘s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright creates work that errs on the edge of voyeurism and what reality actually is. Funnily, when people asked Albee what this famous classic was about, he often said it was about […]

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Open House Melbourne was a day spent exploring our beautiful city

August 18, 2017

Open House Melbourne is always a captivating event full of history, mystery and intrigue, and I was delighted to participate in this years exploration. On one weekend of the year an array of buildings around Melbourne open their doors to the public, who don their explorer hats and gain access to spaces that would usually […]

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