Day: 23 October 2017

Exclusive Single Premiere: Andrew Samuel “Luck Feels Good” (2017)

October 23, 2017

Sydney’s¬†Andrew Samuel¬†has presented his new single “Luck Feels Good” and we gotta admit, it’s one for the books today. The way the melancholic weaves through glimmers of optimism and hope showcases Samuel’s song writing talent, as he takes the listener through a house party gone by. One for your playlist, “Luck Feels Good” is driven […]

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Sydney City Limits adds another Aussie festival to the summer calendar – what do you get for the ticket price?

October 23, 2017

This morning, the¬†inaugural¬†Sydney City Limits festival was announced for February 2018. Following in the footpaths of the iconic¬†Austin City Limits two weekend long event that happens in Texas every year and more recently, the brand’s establishment in Auckland, the Australian event also signifies a confident step forward by the partnership of Secret Sounds and Live […]

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Get your votes in to decide who walks away with a National Live Music Award this December!

October 23, 2017

The¬†National Live Music Awards are well up and running for another year, with the winners of the national and State/Territory awards being called this December 7th, right around the country. Taking over eight venues, the NLMA’s will be celebrating live music across the board – and you can be involved in deciding who walks away […]

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Single of the Day: Howlite “Saviour” (2017)

October 23, 2017

Melbourne’s¬†Howlite have returned with a new cracker of a single in “Saviour”, a great follow on from “Gothic Romance” some months ago. Continuing along this gorgeously brooding and haunting path, “Saviour” is a brilliant vessel for showcasing¬†Alison Thom‘s vocals when put against a more stripped back arrangement. There’s a raw essence behind the southern blues […]

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Tour Diary: LA’s Entrance take us to the Desert Daze Festival at Joshua Tree

October 23, 2017

Recently, the likes of¬†Iggy Pop,¬†Courtney Barnett and¬†Kurt Vile,¬†Ty Segall and¬†Spiritualized gathered at the Joshua Tree for the 2017¬†Desert Daze¬†festival – a three day music and arts festival that has grown exponentially since its inception in 2012. Performing on this stacked line up was¬†Entrance – the project of¬†Guy Blakeslee¬†– hitting the Mystic Bazaar. Armed with his […]

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Moses Sumney bringing Aromanticism to the Melbourne Recital Hall & the Sydney Opera House

October 23, 2017

An utterly captivating and provocative artist,¬†Moses Sumney will be sharing the fruits of his debut album¬†Aromanticism with Australian fans in the New Year. Sumney’s profile has risen considerably over the last few years thanks to acclaimed sets alongside the likes of Sufjan Stevens and Solange, but in¬†Aromanticism, Sumney has really struck out on his own […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Victory Lap “The Afterlife” (2017)

October 23, 2017

You may already know of¬†Alex Badham; the Melbourne musician has been kicking around for a little while now, his work with¬†Aleks and The Ramps and¬†Magic Hands sparking early interest, while his foray into directing music videos for the likes of Paul Dempsey and World’s End Press have won him positive acclaim on the other side […]

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Let’s Party at the Zoo: 8 Acts not to miss at Twilight at Taronga & the Melbourne Zoo Twilights in 2018

October 23, 2017

Sydney‚Äôs Twilight at Taronga and Melbourne‚Äôs Zoo Twilights are returning for for 2018, bringing a stack of upcoming and legendary artists to Taronga Zoo and Melbourne Zoo. The huge lineup boasts both local and international acts and promises to be a stellar concert series off the back of last years successful events. With such a […]

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Powerful new film about women in Australian music announces world premiere; features The Jezabels, The Grates & More

October 23, 2017

The first annual Australian Music Week Film Festival is set to dedicate an evening to the role of gender in music, with two feature films and one short screening on the evening of Wednesday, 1st November at Cronulla’s GU Film House cinemas. This program includes the Canadian feature Play Your Gender, which recently screened to […]

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Streaming service Stan announces huge lineup of upcoming content

October 23, 2017

Australian streaming service Stan has recently announced a slew of both new and original content, of which will be coming to the streaming service in the coming months. UnREAL – Season 3 First up, the critically acclaimed series UnREAL will premiere its third season exclusively on Stan starting 27 February, 2018. Set in the world […]

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TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 8, Episode 1 “Mercy”

October 23, 2017

The Walking Dead hasn’t lost sight of its impressive history nor it’s central cast, and “Mercy”, the landmark 100th episode of the juggernaut survival-horror drama, is a well-rounded declaration of that. The start to what will hopefully be a return to form following a haphazard seventh season, it’s an episode imbued with the kind of […]

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Win one of 10 virtual tickets to BlizzCon 2017!

October 23, 2017

For fans of Blizzard Entertainment titles like¬†Overwatch,¬†Heroes of the Storm,¬†World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo¬†and¬†Hearthstone, there’s no bigger date than BlizzCon. But for Australian fans, BlizzCon 2017’s home at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Los Angeles is a pretty epic trip to make. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Blizzard ANZ to give away 10 Virtual […]

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Theatre Review: The Big Meal is a satisfying event (playing until 4th November)

October 23, 2017

In an average restaurant, somewhere in America, a guy and girl meet. What follows is a familiar story, told in a not so average way; a lifetime condensed into just over an hour. The Depot Theatre‚Äôs latest production, The Big Meal, is an epic tale shrunk to fit a tiny stage. It is big on […]

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Melbourne Festival Review: Tree of Codes lights up the Arts Centre and inspires everyone to dance

October 23, 2017

Dancers are nothing short of athletes. Their athleticism, precision and dedication to their craft evokes an innate sense of wonder to the regular person, but in a show like¬†Tree of Codes, it leaves you bewildered. Choreographer¬†Wayne McGregor¬†joins forces with visual artist¬†Olafur Eliasson¬†and music genius¬†Jamie xx¬†to produce a work that accentuates the human form through an […]

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Local businesses band together for special Newtown Festival menu (Sydney)

October 23, 2017

It’s about that time again, when one of Sydney’s most eclectic and exciting communities is channeled into the unbridled celebration that is Newtown Festival. Yep, the famously bohemian inner-west suburb is about to once again throw the party of the year as the festival, in its 39th year, takes over Camperdown Park for a glorious […]

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Bombay Sapphire are hosting an immersive gin series in Sydney and Melbourne

October 23, 2017

Bombay Sapphire are bringing back their atmospheric experience Project Botanicals: A Journey to the Edges of Food, Music & Imagination, taking the avid gin drinker and cocktail enthusiast back to the origins of their gin mix. Each two hour session promises to take guests on an interactive sensory journey with audio-visuals designed by artist Ta-Ku […]

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James Squire is opening an all-day dining brewhouse in Circular Quay (Sydney)

October 23, 2017

Australia’s first commercial brewery,¬†James Squire, is coming to the Overseas Passenger Terminal building at Circular Quay with the opening of The Squire’s Landing, an all encompassing brewhouse featuring a restaurant, bar and micro-brewery. A joint venture between The Mantle Group and Lion, the venue will be taking over the former Doyles’ Restaurant space with development […]

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