Day: 29 September 2017

Melbourne’s Selki finds resolve and a new way forward with “Skins”

September 29, 2017

Since 2014, Melbourne songwriter has been finding her voice and the results and response have been favourable. Enjoying radio play in Australia and Europe, not to mention taking in huge show numbers both at home and abroad, Selki has continuously evolved her style and musical growth. In her new single “Skins”, the idea of continuing […]

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Tour Diary: The Mouldy Lovers present…How to Tour Japan – 101

September 29, 2017

Brisbane seven piece The Mouldy Lovers are gearing up for a solid run of tour dates through Australia next month through into the final months of 2017, a great way to cap off what’s already been a fruitful year of touring for the group. Ahead of their next run of shows, the group takes us behind the […]

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Enter the official ballot to lock down your ticket to Golden Plains in March

September 29, 2017

Like its sister festival, Meredith, Golden Plains is one of those festival experiences that sells out of its ticket allocation every damn year, on the basis that punters know beforehand what type of experience they’re bound to get. Generating a unique environment all their own, Golden Plains is set to bring yet another eclectic line up […]

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Single of the Day: Jacob Diamond “Blue Begets Blue” (2017)

September 29, 2017

WA’s Jacob Diamond is kicking off his Australian tour in support of his new single, “Blue Begets Blue”, tomorrow night – an exciting new run of dates for the alt-folk artist who has spent much of 2017 generating considerable momentum around his music. “Blue Begets Blue” sees Diamond’s songwriting talents on full display, while Lachlan Carrick‘s production […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: James Bennett “Giants” (2017)

September 29, 2017

For 25 year old Novocastrian songwriter James Bennett, this year has seen him cover more territory with his music than ever. The success of his single “Fake Feathers” saw Bennett head to America to showcase his talents, while upon his return, Bennett continued to pound the pavement and get his music out to many more audiences […]

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Interview: Imagine Dragons weigh in on the Melbourne vs. Sydney debate & dish on their 2018 tour plans

September 29, 2017

In a hotel room high atop the Bangkok skyline at the Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Imagine Dragons sit with us – all in bright, floral button up shirts – on sofas arounds a small table. We broke the news of their 2018 Australian tour plans a few weeks ago, but that’s not all we were able […]

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Album Review: Wolf Alice – Visions of a Life (2017 LP)

September 29, 2017

Ever since they released their break out single “Bros”, Wolf Alice has been a band who’ve been able to create tracks that are earnest, heartfelt and easily relatable, whilst simultaneously being as aggressive and downright brilliant as you could expect from a band in their genre. Where their debut album, 2015’s fantastic My Love Is […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Horrors “Something to Remember Me By” (2017)

September 29, 2017

Released from their new album V, The Horrors have recently dropped a new music video for “Something to Remember Me By” – a look at the obsession with celebrity and its relationship (oftentimes twisted) with the music industry. The song itself has been lauded as one of The Horrors’ best yet and it’s not hard to see […]

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Interview: Matthew Davis talks The Vampire Diaries, adaptability as an actor and being a fan of vampire mythology ahead of Oz Comic Con Sydney

September 29, 2017

It’s not always the case that something you are fascinated by intersects with the work you do, but for actor Matthew Davis, star of the hit tv series The Vampire Diaries he’s one of the lucky ones. In 2009 Davis took on the role of Alaric Saltzman, the high-school history teacher who is secretly a […]

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InterContinental opens Vietnam’s highest luxury hotel in Hanoi

September 29, 2017

Complete with a signature steakhouse and unprecedented views of Vietnam’s bustling capital, InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 has now opened as the country’s highest hotel. Located within Hanoi’s Landmark72 complex, the new 359-room luxury hotel stands attached to a vibrant precinct which comprises retail, commercial and entertainment offerings, positioning it as an ideal addition to the city’s […]

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Rekorderlig introduce ‘Hard Cider’ to the Australian market

September 29, 2017

Known for their “Beautifully Swedish” aesthetic and unique approach to cider, Swedish brand Rekorderlig, take a big step forward with a brand new addition to their cider line-up. The newbie, titled Hard Cider, aims to take things up a notch, with 6.5% ABV which is much higher than usual. Two flavours are being introduced as […]

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