Day: 28 September 2017

Interview: Vocal surgery hasn’t stopped Melbourne’s NUSSY from charging ahead with ambition

September 28, 2017

As we sit perched atop beanbags inside Singapore’s CHIJMES venue, Melbourne electro-pop artist NUSSY is basking in the sunshine. While her presence in Singapore largely revolved around appearances at Music Matters Live – performing both solo and as part of Swim Season – Nussy was also part of a contingent of Australian songwriters taking part in APRA’s SongHubs […]

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Single of the Day: L-FRESH The LION “Our World” (2017)

September 28, 2017

L-FRESH The LION has been an artist we’ve been championing for a few years now and when it comes to Australian artists telling their stories from the heart and using their platform to spread important, crucial messages, the Sydney rapper is up there with one of the best. His new single “Our World” is another example […]

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Rockin’ for West Papua events taking over Australia this October

September 28, 2017

Gathering to make some passionate noise in rallying around the peoples of West Papua, multiple shows around Australia are kicking off – in conjunction with other global events – from October 6th – 8th. In its second year in 2017, the Rockin’ for West Papua global concerts have been massive, with events taking places across Australia […]

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Tour Diary: LAKYN takes us on tour with Vera Blue and Thandi Phoenix

September 28, 2017

He’s one of the country’s most popular artists on the go at the moment and if you’ve been able to see Vera Blue enchanting on stages recently, chances are, you’ll have seen Lakyn do his thing too. As his new single “West” has begun doing the rounds and has enjoyed great reception, Lakyn has announced a run […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Silver Linings “It’s Not Me” (2017)

September 28, 2017

Melbourne trio Silver Linings have produced a grab of music that hooks the listener in with it’s groove and heart, in “It’s Not Me”. A funk-infused number that is carried strongly by Françoise d’Argent‘s strong and soulful vocal, the single itself has been described as a tribute to life’s ‘sliding door moments’.  In the official music video for […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Kingsman debuts in golden spot

September 28, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle made a phenomenal debut at the box office, taking in $5.71m and sitting in top spot this week.  This cinema debut was the best since It opened with $7.46m.  Kingsman: The Golden Circle also managed a screen average of a whopping $14,116 across 405 screens. Still hot over the weekend was It, earning $2.41m and sitting in 2nd place.  […]

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Five things we learned from our first ever Tokyo Game Show (TGS)

September 28, 2017

The gaming trade show calendar is finally winding down for another year. With E3 and Gamescom firmly in the rear view mirror, we headed off to the land of the rising sun to Tokyo Game Show for one last ride.

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Tech Review: Zoom In… and In… and In… with the Lumix DC-FZ80

September 28, 2017

Bridge cameras aren’t usually my thing. If I want a small camera, I’ll go very small – point and shoot small, or my iPhone – and if I want better picture quality or more control I’ll go for my full frame DSLR. There’s no in between for me, so I was sceptical that the Lumix […]

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Melbourne Fringe Festival Review: Appropriate Kissing for All Occasions (Performances until September 30th)

September 28, 2017

A show title can make or break the moment a viewer picks your show in an epic Fringe line-up. Well, Appropriate Kissing for All Occasions certainly caught my attention and it was everything I wanted and expected. The 60-minute work is broken up into two 30-minute short pieces, with the second titled to heat you up and cool you […]

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OzAsia Festival Review: Specific Places Need Specific Dances entertains as it breaks down cultural barriers

September 28, 2017

When strangers meet, they unconsciously do a “dance”, a subliminal meeting of minds using body language. Darlane Litaay and Tian Rotteveel explore this idea in their dance piece Specific Places Need Specific Dances, which this week is part of the OzAsia Festival in Adelaide. Indonesian native Litaay met Dutch / German Rottveel in Papua New […]

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Review: Platform 7 is a pleasant surprise in Glen Waverley (Melbourne)

September 28, 2017

Upon initial inspection, Platform 7 looks just like any other Melbourne cafe. Think glass, timber and black tinted steel accents. But what really separates it from the rest is its love for Melbourne culture and flavour. This aptly named venue sits across Glen Waverley train station, slowly gaining popularity as locals discover its relation to […]

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