Day: 27 October 2017

Interview: Curtis Harding on stepping up in studio with Danger Mouse & Sam Cohen on Face Your Fear

October 27, 2017

With Face Your Fear, Curtis Harding has relished in thriving studio sessions with Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen, bringing blistering musical influences to life with a flair fans will recognise from 2014’s Soul Power album, but coupled with a new sense of vigour that Harding has injected as a result of continuous shows and honing of his craft. Catching up prior […]

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Five Albums You Must Listen to This Week (#013)

October 27, 2017

We return with our album recommendations series for the summer ahead, revisiting records by The Districts, Gotye, Everything Everything, Ben Salter and Bring Me the Horizon! Get stuck in… BEN SALTER – The Stars My Destination (2015) Ben Salter is a musician who has stood the test of time. While it has been five years since the release his debut solo album, The […]

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Stranger Things comes to the Laneway Festival, as S U R V I V E join 2018 line up

October 27, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has garnered a new addition not to be missed, with the announcement that Texan synth group S U R V I V E is joining the 2018 tour. At the official launch of Stranger Things‘ second season in Sydney this morning, the announcement was unveiled; two member of the group are behind the theme […]

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Bad Pony’s new single “Half Blood” marks a great period of development for Sydney band

October 27, 2017

Sydney’s Bad Pony are going to be America bound early next year, landing a showcase spot at SXSW in March – the achievement is just one box ticked for the group in recent months. Taking out the Studios 301 Music Prize as part of this year’s Australian Music Week, the Bad Pony crew have simply been racking up […]

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Music Video of the Day: Timi Temple “Sands of Time” (2017)

October 27, 2017

He’s been treading stages around the country with Kilter throughout the year but with “Sands of Time”, Timi Temple truly steps into his own spotlight. Drawing upon influences extending from Hendrix to MGMT, Timi navigates the hazy sounds of the 60’s and the sounds of the modern indie rock climate in producing his own fusion of […]

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Album Review: Greta Stanley – Full Grown (2017 LP)

October 27, 2017

Like just about everyone else in existence, your late teens and early twenties is a time where you’re trying to find your place and struggle to work out what and who you are or want to be. While Greta Stanley admits to being in this boat, one thing she definitely has already worked out is […]

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Festival Photos: Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival – Greenland (16.10.17 – 21.10.17)

October 27, 2017

The second Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival brought a wide variety of musicians, performers and artists from around the Nordic region to Greenland from October 16th through until the 21st for an all encompassing festival that we were so stoked to be a part of. Celebrating contemporary Nordic arts and collaboration, the Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival was definite a […]

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Single of the Day: Sleigh Bells “Rainmaker” (2017)

October 27, 2017

Sleigh Bells gave fans another dose of what’s to become of their new album, Kid Kruschev, with the lush new track “Rainmaker” recently and we’ve not been able to stop this one all week. Upon first listen, “Rainmaker” sounds like Derek and Alexis have been poring through their earliest of materials, when that shred-tastic DIY feel was very much the […]

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Games Review: Life is Strange: Before The Storm Ep 2: A Brave New World (PS4, 2017)

October 27, 2017

Here we are again, the second chapter in the increasingly amazing  Life is Strange: Before the Storm. Episode 2: A Brave New World opens not long after Rachel Amber decided it would be cool to start a fire in the local forest of Arcadia after losing her shit. As the huge storm slowly approached Arcadia in […]

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Theatre Review: Bell Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice gets a little lost at sea (at the SOH Playhouse until 26th November)

October 27, 2017

Bell Shakespeare Company’s latest production of The Merchant of Venice has a few high points. But overall Director Anne-Louise Sarks has played it pretty safe and as a result there’s nothing about this show that really stands out. Listed among Shakespeare’s comedies, The Merchant of Venice contains some of Shakespeare’s most well-known characters. First, there’s […]

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Book Review: Immerse yourself in the hunt for Australia’s deadliest snake with Brendan James Murray’s Venom

October 27, 2017

In the first half of the twentieth century, the Australian media began spreading tales of a huge, lightning fast species of snake that was seemingly taking lives at a rate of knots. Attaining a near mythical status, the nguman, or taipan, was all too real. The press demonised them, wary farmers hunted them, and desperate […]

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Taronga Zoo is getting a photo exhibition dedicated to Aussie birds

October 27, 2017

Taronga Zoo is shifting into a space of contemporary art, offering a wild lens into the relationship humans have with birds through an outdoor photo exhibition. QBE Muse @ Taronga is the stunning photographic work of artist and wildlife advocate, Leila Jemarks. Running from the 1st to 30th November 2017, the exhibition celebrates the 20th […]

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Streets Ice Cream don’t know when to stop: release three new Golden Gaytime flavours

October 27, 2017

Streets Ice Cream are being pretty damn aggressive with their Golden Gaytime rollout ahead of Australia’s forthcoming summer season. Their first plan of attack was the release of the Golden Gaytime Sanga earlier this week. Now, just a few days later, the company has announced three new Gaytime flavours: Gaytime Unicorn, Gaytime Pina Colada, and […]

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