Day: 11 October 2017

Anoushka Shankar & Kamasi Washington lead first WOMADelaide artist announcement

October 11, 2017

WOMADelaide has come out the gate swinging with their first line up for 2018, bringing out big guns Anoushka Shankar and Kamasi Washington alongside the likes of Rodrigo y Gabriela, The Avalanches and Dan Sultan for what’s looking to be another stellar year out in Adelaide’s Botanic Park. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0K9niyHgsI 18 artists have been announced to perform over the long weekend […]

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Gang of Youths, Marlon Williams, Brightness & more feature on SXSW Music line up for 2018

October 11, 2017

The first line up for next year’s SXSW music festival dropped in the early hours, unveiling an impressive list of global names set to be performing in and around Austin, Texas, from March 12th – 18th. Returning names include the likes of Shamir, Marlon Williams and Milk & Bone, while the Australian contingent boasts some of our favourite established and […]

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Saskwatch team up with Headspace Australia as part of National Mental Health Week

October 11, 2017

Melbourne’s Saskwatch have linked up with the good folk at Headspace Australia to bring more awareness to mental health – particularly within the music community. The band themselves have had a cracker year; the release of Manual Override has seen Saskwatch well and truly thrust back into the national spotlight and with a national tour kicking off this […]

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Watch Eminem rip shreds off Donald Trump and his presidency in new freestyle

October 11, 2017

The BET HipHop Awards have the internet in a tizz, with the awards taking place in the US right now. Eyes have turned to see how many Kendrick stands to clean up and whether Cardi B will reign supreme as 2017’s breakthrough star but safe to say, it was Eminem who came through at took the spotlight for […]

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Joey Bada$$ confirms Australian return for Sugar Mountain 2018

October 11, 2017

Is it Sugar Mountain time yet? Well, no, there’s still a few months to go until the eclectic music and arts festival descends on the Victorian College of the Arts, but the festival organisers were sitting on a line up too hot to keep under wraps. Bringing in this tasty line up is the return […]

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Single of the Day: Sampa the Great “Rhymes to the East” (2017)

October 11, 2017

Sampa the Great has continued to surge forward in the final months of 2017; just recently, she has been announced as the main support for Joey Bada$$‘ European tour and along with her latest travel plans, Sampa has been revelling in the release of new music, with her newest single coming in form of “Rhymes to […]

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A reminder that Americana is very much alive and thriving in Australia

October 11, 2017

It was roots’ music night of nights celebrating the First Annual Australian Americana Music Honours Night at Thornbury Theatre in Melbourne on October 2nd. Performing was Kasey Chambers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Valerie June with Busby Marou, Shane Howard, Bernard Fanning, Catherine Britt, Kevin Welch, Henry Wagons, Emily Barker, Ruby Boots and Jordie Lane & The Sleepers.

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Cunard British Film Festival Review: Breathe (UK, 2017) is a love letter from one Cavendish to another

October 11, 2017

Breathe is a love letter from producer, Jonathan Cavendish to his inspiring parents. The film is a bio-pic that chronicles the enduring love that this couple shared for each other as well as their refusal to give up in the face of a devastating disease. This story is an important one that is a testament […]

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Aussies Abroad: Hockey Dad line up massive US and Canadian Tour

October 11, 2017

Aussie duo Hockey Dad have found quite a bit of love for themselves in the US and Canada, and from later this month they’ll be capitalising on that for a massive tour around the North American countries. The tour begins up north in the Canadian city of Calgary, on the 24th of October 2017, and […]

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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s first luxury Vietnamese Resort to open later this year

October 11, 2017

A luxury resort is coming to the South Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc, and is expected to open along the shore strip of Bai Dai Beach later this year. Created by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the Radisson Blu Resort is part of an integrated resort, catering to a host of recreational and corporate activities including a […]

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Hotel Review: The Vagabond Club is a pocket of indulgence hidden within Singapore’s cultural district

October 11, 2017

Nestled within the heart of Singapore’s cultural district, there is an Art Deco building that boasts the tagline: If You Must Get In Trouble, Do It At The Vagabond. A provocative way to sell a hotel, particularly in a cultural hub like Singapore, but this boutique hotel definitely gets away from it. Located a roughly 20 […]

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Six places you have to visit, you probably didn’t even know existed

October 11, 2017

The world is full of incredible destinations – plenty of which you know well. But the number of gems this wonderful planet has to offer that you don’t know is immeasurable. Here’s just six of them…. Thousand Islands (Gananoque, Canada) Once you behold the majesty of this region, you’d be surprised to know that even […]

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Oscar Wylee to donate 100% of all profits to charity on World Sight Day this week

October 11, 2017

Beloved Australian eyewear brand Oscar Wylee, which has showrooms all throughout the East Coast, will once again be heading into World Sight Day by donating 100% of all gross profits earned on the day to not-for-profit charity partner Sight For All. All purchases made from Oscar Wylee’s ten retail and online stores on Thursday 12th […]

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