Day: 26 October 2017

Live Review: The Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival proved to be a confident and vibrant celebration of art and creative Nordic culture

October 26, 2017

Running from the 16th to 21st October, the second Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival kicked off to a passionate start. Celebrating contemporary Nordic arts and co-creation in the northern landscapes, the festival began with a grand parade and opening show at the Nuuk Community Centre with balloons and flags, followed by a selection of outstanding films at […]

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Paul Kelly enlists Gang of Youths, Meg Mac & Gretta Ray for a gravy making session in Melbourne

October 26, 2017

Paul Kelly‘s “How to Make Gravy” is a bonafide Australian classic. The unlikely Christmas Classic has been a staple of many a fan’s music collection since 1996, with December 21st lovingly referred to as “Gravy Day” amongst Kelly fans. What better way to celebrate it this year than with a rich, tasty musical event in […]

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Single of the Day: Tiny Little Houses “Entitled Generation” (2017)

October 26, 2017

Tiny Little Houses‘ “Entitled Generation” is  another puzzle piece in what has become an excellent jigsaw of music for the group, one that has been coming together excellently over the last few years. We’ve see the songwriting talent the band has produced and put on display with the release of tunes in “Song Despite Apathy” […]

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Briggs’ dons his solo cap for the huge Melbourne ZOO Laneway Party

October 26, 2017

It’s been a little while since fans have seen A.B. Original and Bad Apples powerhouse Briggs perform solo but for punters in Melbourne, the chance to get round him is coming next month, as Section 8 and Ferdyduke are set to host their ZOO Laneway Party on November 25th. As part of this year’s Melbourne Music Week, the […]

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Team behind Beyond the Valley unveils new entertainment group, Untitled

October 26, 2017

A new collective on the music scene has been unveiled today in the Untitled Group; from the crew behind Beyond the Valley, this new entertainment group is based in Melbourne and aims to continue bringing new events and massive selling tours through to Australia. Along with Beyond the Valley, the Untitled Group also represents the Pitch […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Fletcher Gull “Light Up” (2017)

October 26, 2017

Meet Fletcher Gull. The songwriter from Wollongong (now calling Toronto home), has been dabbling in the realm of alternative pop for a few years now – drawing on the paths paved by the likes of MGMT’s Andrew Van Wyngarden –  in creating original music that is demonstrative of his love for colourful and endlessly vibrant pop […]

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Games Review: The Evil Within 2 (PS4, 2017): Great survival horror that fights through its flaws

October 26, 2017

The Evil Within 2 is an interesting sequel of sorts. If falls into a weird mix of fun, frustrating, wonderfully weird and scary all at the same time. While it’s not a bad game by any means, but for every positive, there’s a negative. Presenting players with a sequel that attempts to carry on an […]

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Games Review: Super Mario Odyssey (Switch, 2017): The good and pure game we need right now

October 26, 2017

Super Mario Odyssey is the good and pure video game that this awful world needs right now. It is the kind of game that gives you hope for the form. It reminds you that AAA games can still be more than pretty window dressing for a microtransaction storefront. That they can actually still be fun. It’s a […]

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Games Review: Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions (Nintendo 3DS) is well worth the remaster

October 26, 2017

Often to their detriment, Nintendo are big fans of the remaster, pulling games from the past and updating them for a new generation seemingly to fill a release schedule plagued by a lack of strong, ongoing third-party relationships. I don’t buy into it half the time, but things are a bit different with Mario & […]

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Games Review [PROVISIONAL]: Assassin’s Creed Origins (PS4, 2017): Something borrowed, something new

October 26, 2017

Assassin’s Creed Origins is a greatest hits of modern action-adventure game design. In seeking to update the series’ ageing core mechanics and design, Origins looks to its genre stablemates to see what they’re doing and where it can’t subtly imitate them, it copies them brazenly instead. What surprised me the most about this smash-and-grab design philosophy […]

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Netflix Review: Murder Mystery Alias Grace Is A Gripping Character Study

October 26, 2017

Alias Grace is a Netflix Original Series inspired by the historical true story of Grace Marks, a convicted murderer, and is based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood. The six episode miniseries is written and produced by Sarah Polley, directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho), and stars Sarah Gadon (11.22.63) as Irish-Canadian immigrant […]

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