Day: 9 October 2017

Single of the Day: Floating Points “Ratio” (2017)

October 9, 2017

Floating Points firmly established himself as a producer to be aware of upon the release of his hectic debut album Elaenia in 2015 and then with Reflections – Mojave Desert this year, he continued to thrive. Today, we’ve been keen on the latest Floating Points project, coming to us in the form of new track “Ratio”. In […]

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Live Review: The Foo Fighters’ CalJam Festival proved to offer a one of a kind rock n roll experience out in San Bernadino

October 9, 2017

For anyone not in the know, CalJam is the birth child of Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age. Debuting in San Bernadino, about an hour and a half drive from LA, the festival hosted a huge lineup including Cage The Elephant, The Kills, Royal Blood, Liam Gallagher and Babes in Toyland. Like any […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (9th October 2017)

October 9, 2017

In this week’s wrap of the best new releases you’ll find a dream-pop taste of Kimbra’s forthcoming album, a colourful new single from German producers Digitalism, Baker Boy’s anthemic collaboration with Yirrmal, plus heaps more! Get amongst the Spotify playlist below. ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music […]

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Album Review: British India – Forgetting The Future (2017 LP)

October 9, 2017

I have been a British India fan from the start. I remember playing “Tie Up My Hands” on repeat back in 2007, and since then, I’ve followed their progress and danced in their moshpits in venues and festivals all over Sydney. To say their sixth album, Forgetting the Future is great is an understatement. Their […]

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Music Video of the Day: Nahko “Dragonfly” (2017)

October 9, 2017

We obviously know his work with Medicine for the People, but the group’s frontman Nahko is striding out solo with his debut album, My Name is Bear, this month. The first single from the record has been released in the form of “Dragonfly” and with the official music video, Nahko linked up with close friend, Paris Jackson. “I specifically […]

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Stranger Things‘ second season to hold Australian Premiere event at the Sydney Opera House

October 9, 2017

Netflix original series Stranger Things will premiere its first episode  of its highly anticipated second season at an exclusive event at the Sydney Opera House on October 27 for fans of the show. It will air the same time as the global LA premiere and a number of hours before Australian audiences can access the […]

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Pacific Rim: Uprising reveals its first action-packed trailer

October 9, 2017

The Pacific Rim franchise is back with Pacific Rim: Uprising, which has recently released its first official trailer. For those of you that don’t know, Pacific Rim takes place in a world where alien giants have risen from the oceans, and our only defence against them are huge robots powered by human pilots. It was […]

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Greek Film Festival Review: Afterlov (Greece, 2016) is a quirky film that dissects the concept of a break-up

October 9, 2017

If a relationship break-up has ever left you questioning, “Why?” or “What’s next?” then Afterlov is the film for you. This Greek dramedy sees its main protagonist grappling with these questions to the point of obsession. So what is this leading man to do but confront these things as well as his ex. The only […]

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Win a copy of the Nordic-noir thriller series Valkyrien on DVD

October 9, 2017

Ravn, a respected physician, is desperately seeking a cure for his dying wife, Vilma. When the hospital stops her treatment, Ravn continues working in secret. He is aided by the corrupt civil defence man Leif, a doomsday prepper and former patient of his. Deep underground, Ravn and Leif open an illegal clinic for treating off-the-grid […]

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Darling Harbour’s newest luxury hotel has opened with an unforgettable infinity pool

October 9, 2017

Sydney’s latest five-star hotel has officially opened in the heart of Darling Harbour. Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, the first newly built international luxury hotel since the Olympics, features 590 stylish guest rooms boasting some of the best views across Darling Harbour and the city, a swanky rooftop bar and infinity pool, three sophisticated bars and […]

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Hotel Review: Rendezvous Hotel (Singapore) maintains its district’s artistic and cultural bend

October 9, 2017

Located in the heart of Singapore’s historical and cultural district, Rendezvous Hotel is probably the prettiest hotel that I’ve ever been in, and definitely one of the most convenient. I was less than a five minute walk away from the Bras Basah and Dhoby Ghaut MRT stations, and there were plenty of things I could […]

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Melbourne’s Trams have been given a splash of colour

October 9, 2017

Melbourne’s trams are brightening up your everyday commute, with the first art tram hitting the tracks as part of the Melbourne Festival and Art Trams initiative. Eight trams are hitting the city’s tracks until April next year offering Melbournians a creative contemporary art experience.  The first Melbourne Art Tram for 2017 has hit the tracks […]

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OzAsia Review: Aakash Odedra shines in Rising, a breathtaking four-part dance performance

October 9, 2017

Like the dawning of a new day, a gentle light envelops the stage. Slowly we become aware of a solitary figure crouching in the gloom, gradually becoming clearer. Aakash Odedra dressed in traditional flowing Indian robes, unravels his body and dances across the stage in increasingly faster yet controlled movements. The name of this piece, […]

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Book Review: Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash is a standout title, but falls flat

October 9, 2017

There’s something very appealing about translated fiction these days.  Whether it’s because more amazing novels from other languages are being translated than ever before, or whether the quality of those translations is better than it is ever has been is something an expert would need to weigh in on.  I can only comment on my […]

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