Day: 2 November 2017

Interview: Sydney’s Bad Pony on the making of “Half Blood” and moving forward into 2018

November 2, 2017

Bad Pony have been lapping up the response their latest single, “Half Blood” has brought them over recent weeks; the song has come dripping in soul and rich musicality from the group, a great indicator of where they’re heading into the new year with new music. As a live band, Bad Pony have been dominating […]

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Music Video of the Day: Stella Donnelly “Boys Will Be Boys” (2017)

November 2, 2017

Stella Donnelly‘s star continues to rise with multiple WAM Awards to her name plus a J Award nomination this week (not a bad haul), but with the release of her new music video for “Boys Will Be Boys”, the young Freo artist has once again shown that her hold on the craft is a powerful […]

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Melbourne lands the inaugural Australian Download Festival

November 2, 2017

After far too many rumours swirling around, the unveiling of Australia’s Download Festival was finally given the official stamp this morning, with the event being confirmed by Live Nation, Unified and Secret Sounds. The iconic heavy music festival will make its way to Melbourne in reflecting the set up and aims of the UK flagship event, […]

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Interview: Linying opens up ahead of her Sydney debut for Singapore: Inside Out

November 2, 2017

Australians are soon to get a taste of Singapore’s eclectic and thriving arts scene, when Singapore: Inside Out takes place in Sydney from November 3rd to 5th. Bringing artists from across the realms of visual arts and music, as well as some culinary boundary pushers, SG:IO is a way for Singapore to bring their cream of the […]

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PSA: “Lemon” shows N*E*R*D still got it and Rihanna can rap

November 2, 2017

N*E*R*D made an impressive return today, dropping their first single in some time in “Lemon”. Bearing in mind that the group haven’t released a studio album since 2010’s Nothing, news of this new single was clearly going to rouse much excitement even before first playback. This is the group responsible for the still brilliant In Search Of…and […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: Sarah Leete – Self-Titled (2017 EP)

November 2, 2017

Sometimes a bit a country is good for the soul. Not only that, there’s definitely proof in the pudding that current country music has had the weight behind it to cross over into the commercial charts. Looking at the likes of Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, The Wolfe Brothers, Kasey Chambers, Catherine Britt and early Taylor […]

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Single of the Day: AminĂ© “Squeeze” (2017)

November 2, 2017

AminĂ©‘s new single, “Squeeze”, sees the artist link back up with “Caroline” co-producer Pasquè (along with Madison LST and BeforeIzaiah) for another romp that has proven to be just as attention grabbing. Expert beats meet AminĂ©’s captivating flow, as bar after bar come with effortless flair. The production of this track is hypnotic as it […]

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Interview: Crooked Colours reflect on their time in New Caledonia

November 2, 2017

Crooked Colours have enjoyed status as Australian favourites over the last years and a bit in particular and with an international profile continuing to grow, it’s seemed only natural that the band continues to branch out. Recently linking up with New Caledonia Tourism, the band headed out to the South Pacific hotspot as part a new […]

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DVD Review: Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2 is an outrageously entertaining thrill ride

November 2, 2017

Ash vs Evil Dead is the followup series to Sam Raimi‘s Evil Dead trilogy that pits Ash (Bruce Campbell) against more Deadites proving the chainsaw wielding, shit-talking badass can’t seem to escape the presence of evil. I am a huge fan of the original Evil Dead films as they inhibit a specific tone unlike any […]

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Film Review: Jigsaw (USA, 2017) attempts to piece together the Saw franchise

November 2, 2017

Was rebooting the seven-film-deep Saw franchise seven years after the abysmal Saw 3D really necessary? No, not really. The gore-porn films have always been enormously successful despite a substantial drop in quality from the first two entries, so financially there’s little to lose, but the story of the “Jigsaw Killer” really has nothing left to […]

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Singaporean creatives have transformed Sydney’s Kensington Street into a mini art festival

November 2, 2017

This weekend Chippendale’s vibrant Kensington Street precinct will be hosting various works from a diverse group of artists, chefs, designers, filmmakers and photographers from Singapore. Singapore: Inside Out, a multi-sensory creative showcase which has seen enormous success in cities like New York and Tokyo, will be stretched across three days, kicking off tonight with a […]

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Photos: Behind-the-Scenes with Mamma Mia! Cast Rehearsals in Sydney

November 2, 2017

It might be a few months before Sydneysiders will get their chance to see the new rendition of Mamma Mia! The Musical live on stage at the Capitol Theatre, but the cast are hard at work in the city rehearsing. That’s because before arriving in Sydney on February 11th, they’re kicking off their tour in […]

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Theatre Review: Belvoir’s Atlantis is a quirky comedy about love, climate change and psychics

November 2, 2017

To some people, “Atlantis” is a utopian city lost underneath a wall of water. For Lally Katz it’s a semi-autobiographical play about her mid-30s trip home to America as a newly-single girl. The results are like Bridget Jones played by Kathy Lette. With a panther thrown into the mix. Because you can. Katz is no […]

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The 2017 Helpmann Academy Competition recipients have been announced

November 2, 2017

The winning emerging artists from a range of creative disciplines for the Helpmann Academy competition have been announced. In its second round of competitive grants for 2017, a total of $46,000 has been awarded to support a total of sixteen projects. The projects include professional development opportunities such as international residencies, workshops, exhibitions, performances, film projects, […]

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Multi-sensory creative showcase “Singapore: Inside Out” takes over Kensington Street this weekend (Sydney)

November 2, 2017

This weekend Chippendale’s vibrant Kensington Street precinct will be hosting various works from a diverse group of artists, chefs, designers, filmmakers and photographers from Singapore. Singapore: Inside Out, a multi-sensory creative showcase which has seen enormous success in cities like New York and Tokyo, will be stretched across three days, kicking off tonight with a […]

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Bungalow 8 has reopened as a beachside villa (Sydney)

November 2, 2017

It’s not just the relaunch of Cargo Bar that has King Street Wharf buzzing right now. The area’s beloved Bungalow 8 has also been given a brand new lease on life, reopening from today with fresh new interiors shaped towards a beachside villa alongside a new program of entertainment, and new food & drink menus. […]

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Romance Was Born has collaborated with Handpicked Wines on a limited edition rosé

November 2, 2017

Enormously popular Australia fashion label Romance Was Born was hooked up with the crew at Handpicked Wines for a collaborative limited edition Yarra Valley RosĂ© inspired by the fashion house’s latest collection “Electric Orchid”. Following a visit to the gorgeous Handpicked Cellar Door in Chippendale, designers Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales worked with Handpicked Wines […]

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