Day: 9 November 2017

Interview: Dylan Menzie (Canada) discusses Adolescent Nature while Down Under in Sydney

November 9, 2017

With his new album Adolescent Nature, Canadian troubadour Dylan Menzie has put his heart on his sleeve yet again. In Australia for Australian Music Week and also the Canada Down Under showcase in Sydney, the songwriter takes us through his new music, the reaction to it and where he’s going from here. “It’s a strange feeling, to […]

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Single of the Day: Vowws “Forget Your Finery” (2017)

November 9, 2017

Aussie duo Vowws have been making their mark in the States as they prepare for the release of their new album Under The World in February. We’ve been listening to their new single, “Forget Your Finery” today and reckon it’s definitely worth being on your radar too. Having stepped further into the light with the formation of […]

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Interview: Scenic Route to Alaska (Canada) take us through their debut Australian tour

November 9, 2017

Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, indie group Scenic Route to Alaska have been impressing us out on their debut Australian tour. Joining us on the couch at Leadbelly in Newtown, the trio take us through their experiences on the road for Australian Music Week and other shows scattered down the east coast. “I think a lot of […]

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Zane Lowe leads 2017 ARIA Week programming

November 9, 2017

Sydney is amping up for ARIA Week 2017, hitting its stride in its sixth year. From 19th, a program of gigs, conferences, showcases and special events taking place across the city. ‘Headline’ event sees Beats 1’s Zane Lowe confirmed to appear as a special keynote speaker of this year’s ARIA Masterclass on November 27th. Also on […]

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Marlon Williams unveils Make Way For Love and 2018 tour dates

November 9, 2017

The long awaited sophomore album from Marlon Williams is officially on its way, with the Kiwi musician revealing more details on his forthcoming new music today. The follow up to his acclaimed self-titled debut comes in the form of Make Way For Love, due for release via Caroline Australia on February 16th. Along with news of Make Way […]

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Tank and The Bangas make their long awaited Australian debut in March

November 9, 2017

Performing one of our favourite NPR Tiny Desk Concerts, Tank and The Bangas have been on our radar ever since. The talented New Orleans collective have today announced their debut Australian tour dates for March 2018, as well as heading to New Zealand as part of next year’s Auckland Arts Festival. Seriously though, the way this […]

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Live Review: Khalid shows great potential beyond “Young, Dumb and Broke” at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion

November 9, 2017

A few months ago I happened to hear a song called ‘Location’ that was filled with soulful lyrics to a cool beat and became obsessed with a nineteen year old singer from Texas named Khalid (pronounced Kuh-Leed) who has recently blown up on our radio stations and in our charts. On Tuesday night I had […]

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Music Video of the Day: WAAX “Nothing Is Always” (2017)

November 9, 2017

WAAX don’t do things by halves. They’re not here to fuck spiders. They’re not pissing about. And the list of Australian sayings goes on… The point is, the Brisbane legends have been hitting the live front hard over this year and it’s testament to their hard work ethic that WAAX have now become one of the […]

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Live Review: Drake’s audio-visual live show is something to behold, even for the non-fan

November 9, 2017

In the midst of restarting his current Boy Meets World tour down in Australasia, Drake took to Sydney for his first Australian show of the tour, fitting his exceptionally designed stage show into the Qudos Bank Arena where he will perform a total of three times over the next week. Foregoing any traditionally big name […]

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Games Review: Call of Duty: WWII (Xbox One X, 2017): A welcome return to form

November 9, 2017

What is this sensation I’m feeling? Is it … enjoyment? Am I actually having fun with a Call of Duty game again? I think I am! My god, it’s been a while.

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Film Review: Murder On The Orient Express (USA, 2017) beautifully captures the essence of Agatha Christie’s material

November 9, 2017

With its classic style, striking ensemble, and lack of action-heavy set pieces, Murder on the Orient Express may be a little too refined for modern audiences versed in the ways of today’s distraction-centric filmmaking where bigger and louder equals better. Despite the film being void of any staple action moment, Orient Express still delivers on […]

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Supanova Interview: Will Friedle on life after Boy Meets World and bringing the animated Star-Lord and Bumblebee to life

November 9, 2017

Will Friedle has endured and enjoyed the TV & Animated industry for over 20 years now, voicing hundreds of animated characters in a ton of popular shows such as being Star-Lord in the brand-new Disney and Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy animated series and Bumblebee in Transformers Robots in Disguise animated series. The list goes […]

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Film Review: Kathryn Bigelow doesn’t hold back in Detroit (USA, 2017)

November 9, 2017

Kathryn Bigelow has already proven a competent and imaginative voice when tackling tough, complex subjects featuring the kind of gutsy brutality that doesn’t need excessive gore or sci-fi elements. She’s much more concerned with real-world situations, exploring human nature as a function of and reaction to extreme pressure; in some ways, it’s similar to the […]

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Brokenwood Wines are opening a huge Cellar Door complex in Hunter Valley (NSW)

November 9, 2017

Guaranteed to be one of the most talked about – and visited – openings in regional NSW for 2018 is a brand new and enormous Cellar Door complex from the legendary Brokenwood Wines. Set to feature a new cellar door, restaurant and cafe plus its own wine museum, the sprawling development will be a significant […]

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Sydney Institutions: The Buena remains one of the Lower North Shore’s greatest pubs

November 9, 2017

Welcome to Sydney Institutions, where we take a look at some of the long-standing venues serving as the beating heart fueling this city’s social landscape. First off, we take a look at a Mosman institution; a pub that has been standing since 1990, given a recent makeover with new owners an new management while still […]

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