Day: 10 October 2017

Exclusive: Watch Golden Vessel take centre stage in new music doco series from 24.works

October 10, 2017

Golden Vessel, easily one of Australia’s favourite young producers, has stepped further into the spotlight, collaborating with Gold Coast filmmaking crew 24.works on a new music documentary series that highlights not only the latter’s penchant for producing unique and slick visual content, but takes fans behind the scenes in learning more about the Golden man himself. […]

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Women dominate the National Live Music Awards nominations

October 10, 2017

With all the buzz around the ARIAs kicking off today, the National Live Music Awards got in just ahead of them with the massive unveiling of their nominees for 2017. During their official event in Sydney overnight, nominees across 54 categories were revealed, with the ladies of Australian music coming through strongly in holding the lion’s […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: Alana Jagt – Wilderness (2017 EP)

October 10, 2017

You may have copped our premiere of Adelaide musician Alana Jagt‘s single “Somehow, Sometime” recently, a great shift in direction from Jagt, who has already established herself as an artist to watch. Today, we’re stepping things up in sharing with you Jagt’s long awaited EP Wilderness. Set to be released on October 14th, the EP has been […]

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Music Video of the Day: Bec Sandridge “I’ll Never Want a BF” (2017)

October 10, 2017

Bec Sandridge has existed as one of Australia’s most intriguing emerging artists. Refining her music over the past year has seen Sandridge flourish into a pop maverick; her lyricism sharpened, her musicality encompassing a vibrant spectrum of sound and colour. Her latest single, “I’ll Never Want a BF”, is another example of the above. The […]

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New festival, Hotter Than Hell, aims to satiate the wants of old-school Australian music fans this summer

October 10, 2017

There is a market for anniversary tours, reunions, not to mention tours that bring out droves of music fans who are looking for a bit of a trip down memory lane. Back to a time when triple j was ‘still good‘, when Magic Dirt were upheld as one of the pillars of Australian rock and […]

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Paul Kelly & Gang of Youths lead 2017 ARIA Award nominations

October 10, 2017

Aaaand the countdown to the 2017 ARIA Awards is officially on, with not only the full list of nominees announced in Sydney today, but also the winners of the Fine Arts, Artisan and Comedy categories revealed too. Statistically speaking, 2017 is Paul Kelly and Gang of Youths‘ year, with both artists striking out against the pack with Kelly […]

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Live Review: Casey Donovan shines in the spotlight of Melbourne’s Toff in Town

October 10, 2017

It’s exciting to see how far Casey Donovan has come! If you’ve read her autobiography, you’d know of her struggles and journey she’s taken over the last twelve-years of being in the spotlight. After her recent I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! win; she’s on the road with her Off the Grid […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Blade Runner 2049 cuts through to top spot

October 10, 2017

While its numbers weren’t quite as strong in the US as was expected, Blade Runner 2049, the follow-up to Ridley Scott‘s 1982 film, sits comfortably in  its opening week in Australia at no. 1, earning $4.52m, with a screen average of $9,093 across 498 screens.  It’s a fan favourite for both cinema-goers and critics alike – we’ve already […]

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Win a double pass to see Ingrid Goes West starring Aubrey Plaza in cinemas

October 10, 2017

An indie hit in the US and on the international Festival circuit, Ingrid Goes West stars Aubrey Plaza as Ingrid Thorburn an unhinged social media stalker who sets her sights on Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen) an Instagram-famous “influencer” whose perfectly curated, boho-chic lifestyle becomes Ingrid’s latest obsession. When Ingrid moves to LA and manages to […]

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Greek Film Festival Review: Amerika Square (Greece, 2016) scales the political polarity in Greece to a single housing block

October 10, 2017

Until the day when Pixel Buds are so finessed that we no longer need those streaming lines of text, subtitles will be (for most of us) our one entry to foreign films. It’s rare though for subtitles to impact the film in any other way, but in Yannis Sakaridis’s Amerika Square, those flashing words do […]

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Is a Bob’s Burgers movie such a good idea?

October 10, 2017

At a time when most animated programmes are crass, cruel or just plain depressing, it’s heartening to know that a show like Bob’s Burgers appears on our screens. The colourful hand-drawn sitcom follows the inane adventures of Bob Belcher (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) as he and his family try to operate their fast-food restaurant […]

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This is Desmondo Ray! wins best animated series in Los Angeles

October 10, 2017

This is Desmondo Ray!, a six-part web series has won the award for Best Animated Series at the International Academy of Web Television Awards in Los Angeles. Described as the Emmy’s for web series, there is no doubt this is a prestigious award. Created and directed by Australian filmmaker, Steve Baker, the series has also […]

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Stan releases brand new teaser trailer for Wolf Creek season two

October 10, 2017

The Stan original series Wolf Creek has gotten a chilling new teaser for its six-part series that will release exclusively on Stan this Summer. After a hugely successful first season, Actor John Jarratt (Wolf Creek, Django Unchained) will once again fill the boots of terrifying outback killer Mick Taylor. The teaser shows us tourists riding […]

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EB Expo’s return to the Gold Coast is a successful one

October 10, 2017

This weekend saw the EB Expo return to its roots, overtaking the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre for the first time in five years. It was, by all accounts, a successful homecoming.

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Asia-Pacific’s top travel industry players recognised at TTG Travel Awards

October 10, 2017

Asia-Pacific’s top travel traders for 2017 have been recognised at the 28th Annual TTG Travel Awards. The ceremony held at the Centara Grand in Bangkok is a celebration of the industry’s leading travel suppliers, hoteliers and agencies. The scope of the award categories covered areas of the travel industry from best airlines, hotel chains, independent […]

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Review: Lisbon Marriott Hotel lacks luxury and location, but serves its purpose (Portugal)

October 10, 2017

The Lisbon Marriott Hotel is the stereotype of a hotel that would have been considered classy in the ’80s, but hasn’t been updated since. The lobby has a huge revolving door – something about them always makes me nervous – a bar and restaurant immediately opposite the entrance, and a large check-in desk to the […]

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Marrickville’s Vic on the Park has been sold to Merivale

October 10, 2017

It seems since moving into Enmore with the Queens Hotel, Justin Hemmes and his hospitality empire have furthered their interest in Sydney’s inner-west. Now Merivale have added another local icon to their expansive portfolio, buying up Marrickville’s beating heart: Vic on the Park. This brings plenty of potential to Merivale’s love of constant big-ticket events […]

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Menulog set to host a Jeff Goldblum movie marathon in Sydney

October 10, 2017

Online food delivery platform Menulog are yet again pushing their current partnership with one of the most beloved actors in the world, Jeff Goldblum. Though instead of bringing the man himself down to our shores, this time their inviting customers to Hoyts Broadway for their first ever “Goldblum-a-Thon”, a six-hour treat of Jeff’s films back-to-back, […]

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Review: The Bistro at Manly Pavilion finally does the heritage listed building justice (Sydney)

October 10, 2017

It’s a mystery why a number of restaurants have failed in this exceptional heritage listed building overlooking the sparkling waters of Manly, with different iterations of the former bathing pavilion over the past couple of years not quite sticking the landing. Though it’s tempting to place a fine dining establishment in this stunning space, perhaps […]

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Review: Juliet is Melbourne’s romantic new speakeasy celebrating women in winemaking

October 10, 2017

Ask any Melbournian about a wine bar worth visiting, and Punch Lane is sure to be mentioned a couple of times. Located above Little Bourke street, in the heart of the CBD, Punch Lane has become a Melbourne institution during its two decades of operation. However, this month, owner Martin Pirc decided to target a […]

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World’s Best Steak winners Jack’s Creek to host special six-course dinner in Manly (Sydney)

October 10, 2017

It’s safe to say that when you hear the name Jack’s Creek you are guaranteed a good steak. In fact, you’re guaranteed the world’s best. Three times they’ve taken out top honours in the World’s Best Steak international competition, proving that their superior produce coming from NSW is truly special for those who love a […]

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