Day: 6 November 2017

Sevdaliza’s unveils debut Australian tour dates

November 6, 2017

After releasing her debut LP ISON early this year, Paradise and Mellum teamed with Collarts, FBi and i-D AUNZ are excited to announce the first ever Australian tour of Iranian-born, Dutch-based experimental pop visionary Sevdaliza in January 2018. After Sevdaliza‘s US live debut being dubbed as a singularly phenomenal experience, with Enclave LA stating “we weren’t […]

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Win a double pass to Jazz Party’s Monday Night launch show in Melbourne

November 6, 2017

Melbourne’s cult band of Jazz punks, connoisseurs of classic and neo soul, R&B and contemporary vibes Jazz Party are thrilled to have released their highly anticipated debut album Monday Night! The group of eight, well-dressed party enthusiasts invite you to be a part of the Jazz Party legacy when they launch their long-awaited debut album […]

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Music Video of the Day: L.A Women “Count It Up” (2017)

November 6, 2017

Meet NZ crew, L.A WOMEN. Hailing from Wairarapa, the group have already been generating great responses for their debut single “Hurrciane Love”, but in their new single “Count It Up”, L.A WOMEN take not a step, but a stride forward. A groove reminiscent of those found on Thundercat’s Drunk, “Count It Up” features Sachi on the guest vocal […]

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Joyryde set to bring his C.A.R tour to Australia in the New Year

November 6, 2017

Rated as one of the top 10 producers of 2016 but YourEDM and now one of the most raved about acts in the electronic sphere, Joyryde is set to bring a tonne of bangers on his C.A.R tour to Australia in 2018! Joyryde will be hitting Sydney Brisbane, and Perth’s Hidden Festival, as well as […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets “Little Moon” (2017)

November 6, 2017

With a name like Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, this WA band isn’t likely to be forgotten in a hurry. Since their formation in 2015, the Perth group have been elevating their sound to a more serious level, releasing two punchy albums in High Visceral Part One and Part Two. The result of these albums saw the band introduce themselves […]

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Win a double pass to see Lime Cordiale on their national Permanent Vacation tour

November 6, 2017

Lime Cordiale’s have recently released their debut album Permanent Vacation. Three years in the making, brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach have curated a selection of tracks that transverse styles including rock, pop and soul, to draw the listener in and reflect influences from some of Lime Cordiale’s favourite artists to create a colourful record. To […]

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Soul legend Lee Fields announces Australian headline tour

November 6, 2017

American soul heavyweight Lee Fields has announced an Australian headline tour with his six-piece band The Expressions in March 2018. The singer will perform two exclusive shows in Melbourne and Sydney while he’s here for Golden Plains Festival in Victoria and A Festival Called Panama in Tasmania. Lee Fields and The Expressions released the critically […]

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Interview: Custard’s David McCormack sums up everything that’s ever happened in music with The Common Touch

November 6, 2017

It was a sad day when Brisbane indie-pop weirdos Custard threw in the towel in 1999. The band behind “Music Is Crap” and “Girls Like That (Don’t Go For Guys Like Us)” brought a lot of fun and levity to music. Now, after their 2015 reunion album Come Back, All Is Forgiven, Custard is back […]

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Stella Donnelly dominates at this year’s WAMAwards!

November 6, 2017

The best of West Australian music and entertainment have gathered for the WAMAwards last week as a part of WAMFest, the state’s celebration of local and international contributions to the West Australian music scene. Lo-Fi guitar pop up-and-comer Stella Donnelly won five out of her six nominations including Best EP, Best Folk Act, Best Single, Best […]

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Eves the Behavior debuts new music as Eves Karydas, check out new single “There for You”

November 6, 2017

Brisbane songstress Eves Karydas is back three years after massive singles “TV” and “Electrical” as Eves the Behaviour. The new single, “There for You”, showcases the 23 year old’s ability to bring together pop harmonies, studio experimentation and thoughtful lyrics. “In many ways, “There For You” is my love letter to my life abroad,” says […]

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Red Bull Sound Select announces new End of Uni tour ft. REMI, Slum Sociable & more

November 6, 2017

Monthly music series Red Bull Sound Selects has announced a new tour this month to celebrate the end of the university semester. The concert series is curated by a team if entertainment heavyweights including Dune Rats, Bloc Party and Co-Presents Festival. Each city has its own unique lineup including Remi, jazz-pop band Slum Sociable, and […]

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Single of the Day: JOY. “Smoke Too Much” (2017)

November 6, 2017

JOY. has made an excellent return with new single, “Smoke Too Much”, taken from a forthcoming album we’re incredibly keen for. Threading together more captivating vocals with stellar production, “Smoke Too Much” is a vibrant tune that just pops. This is the sort of electro-pop Australia should be embracing and propelling, with artists like JOY. in the […]

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TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 8 Episode 3 “Monsters”

November 6, 2017

“Monsters” is very much a direct continuation from last week’s “The Damned”, and on the surface that is very wise choice for The Walking Dead, treating these as installments in a wider thread rather than thematically distinctive “episodes”. This week, we were dropped right back into the all-out assault against The Saviours, coming from Team […]

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Win a double pass to see Borg vs McEnroe in cinemas

November 6, 2017

Borg vs McEnroe is a film about one of the world’s greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe and their legendary duel during the 1980’s Wimbledon tournament. It’s a story about two men who changed the face of tennis and who became legends and the price they had […]

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Melbourne welcomes a new Art Series Hotel this month with “The Chen”

November 6, 2017

Melbourne-based artist Zhong Chen is the muse for The Chen, the latest property from the country’s unique Art Series Hotel Group which is renowned for its high-end hotels dedicated and built around the works of an individual Australian artist. The group’s eight art inspired hotel will open later this month on November 22nd in Melbourne’s […]

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Book Review: Claire Aman’s Bird Country is a debut collection with considerable weight

November 6, 2017

It is rare these days that a complete collection of short stories can sustain a sense of breathless wonder throughout each and every piece included in its pages. In a modern age of mobile phones and social media, short stories present us with an interesting challenge. While they are short enough to cater to our […]

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Book Review: The Not So Subtle Art Of Being A Fat Girl shows that you can succeed by embracing imperfections

November 6, 2017

Tess Holliday is a woman that knows all about obstacles. Standing at five-foot-five and wearing a size 26 in clothes, there was a time when if she’d told people she was an aspiring model their reactions would have been laughter and/or scorn. But these days she can thumb her nose at her detractors, because she […]

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Matt Moran is delivering free boxes of hand-picked produce to Sydney homes this month

November 6, 2017

Matt Moran’s firing up his brand new retro Chiswick Veggie Van to deliver special complimentary veggie boxes to lucky Sydneysiders over the next few weeks, all containing seasonal produce hand-picked from his purpose-planted Chiswick gardens. Aimed at showcasing the new spring menus at his restaurants Chiswick Woollahra and Chiswick at the Gallery, the boxes highlight […]

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Nike Australia to open Virgil Abloh “The Ten” pop-up store in Sydney this week

November 6, 2017

For a very limited time Nike are giving their excellent collaboration series with Off-White founder Virgil Abloh, “The Ten”, its own dedicated pop-up store in Sydney. The news follows the already announced raffle by pop-up partners Supply Store which allowed winners access to purchase both the Nike Blazer x Virgil Abloh ($200 AUD) or the […]

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Sydney’s insta-famous Tella Balls Dessert Bar opens in Surfers Paradise (Gold Coast)

November 6, 2017

After a huge year of growth for Tella Balls Dessert Bar, which first made international headlines with their doughnut-topped milkshakes before opening in both Sydney’s Dulwich Hill and Concord, the self-proclaimed “King of Desserts” has finally gone interstate. Co-owners Aki Daikos and Simon Kappatos have now opened up a 54-seater cafe at the sun-soaked Surfers […]

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Sarong Group opens steampunk-inspired Som Chai Bar & Restaurant in Seminyak (Bali)

November 6, 2017

Aussie visitors to restaurants like Mama San and Sarong already know what Bali’s renowned Sarong Group are capable of. So it should come as no surprised that the hospitality group’s latest venture is one of the island’s most anticipated openings of 2017. The restaurant, titled Som Chai, is a sophisticated Thai-influenced fine diner carved into […]

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Bar Lourinha is putting on a one-off crab and sparkling wine dinner this month (Melbourne)

November 6, 2017

Matt McConnell, chef and co-owner of Melbourne’s popular Bar Lourinhã, is putting on something pretty damn special for locals who have a particular craving for crab. Drawing inspiration from his cultural homes of Portugal and Spain, Matt plans to host a one-off “Crab y Cava” party at the bar, set for Wednesday 22nd November with […]

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Elderton Wines is the Barossa Valley’s newest cellar door experience (VIC)

November 6, 2017

Cameron and Allister Ashmead, co-directors of acclaimed family-owned winery Elderton Wines, have opened a stunning new cellar door on in their Nuriootpa vineyard, gifting the Barossa a warm and inviting addition to the region’s dynamic hospitality scene. What’s more is that the cellar door is fashioned as a Gentleman’s bungalow drawing from the First World […]

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