Day: 11 December 2017

Beck adds Melbourne & Canberra to his Australian itinerary for 2018

December 11, 2017

Beck will be back in Australia next year for the inaugural Sydney City Limits festival but for lucky fans on the east coast and in the nation’s capital. Shows in Melbourne and Canberra have been added to his Australian trip, a long-awaited return from the recent Grammy nominee. Meg Mac is set to support at both […]

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Best New Music Mondays ft. Vallis Alps, DZ Deathrays, The National & more (December 11th)

December 11, 2017

The final weeks of 2017 are upon us and as summer playlists continue to come together, we’ve got another slew of new songs for you to listen to. From DZ Deathrays‘ “Total Meltdown” to Sufjan Stevens‘ “The Greatest Gift”, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into this week. Get started by hitting play! ———- This content has […]

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Interview: Paddy McHugh talks City Bound Trains and controversial lyrics

December 11, 2017

Brisbane-based Paddy McHugh‘s music and songwriting is raw, honest and authentic. His latest album City Bound Trains, depicts tales of a life in Australia and touches on many topics of interest – indigenous culture, same-sex marriage, equality and more.

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Single of the Day: Manu Crook$ “Buddy Buddy” (2017)

December 11, 2017

There’s a revolution happening in Aussie hip-hop, and Manu Crook$ is leading the charge. It’s been said before and I’ll say it again here, at first listen a Manu Crook$ track sounds at home in the Atlanta rap scene. But in reality, the Ghana born rapper is based in Sydney, joining the new generation of […]

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Music Video of the Day: Tune-Yards “ABC 123” (2017)

December 11, 2017

Art pop powerhouse Tune-Yards are back with new song “ABC 123”. The accompanying music video, directed by Dear Mr Quistgaard, is a surreal scene featuring the duo in a work shed, the bodiless head of front woman Merrill Garbus selling the song’s story through her facial expressions. Known for politically charged lyrics, Tune-Yards new single resonates […]

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5 Queenslanders You Need to Add to Your Playlist

December 11, 2017

It’s hot. It’s sunny. It’s rowdy. It’s Queensland! We’ve rounded up five of the best artists killing it in the sunshine state that you need to listen to. SHORELINES Brisbane band Shorelines are bringing making pop-punk great again! Featuring two main vocalists, the group have been cutting their teeth in the Brisbane music scene with […]

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Interview: Greg McLean & John Jarratt talk Wolf Creek Season Two, survival horror and the Aussie outback

December 11, 2017

This Friday Australian viewers will dive right back into the chilling world of Wolf Creek as Stan plans the second season to their successful miniseries adaptation of the horror franchise. Director Greg McLean is back on board, creating this six-part outback horror epic exclusively for Stan with John Jarratt reprising his role as self-righteous backpack-killer […]

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Yo ho ho and a boat full of trolls, Sea of Thieves drops March 20

December 11, 2017

Microsoft have announced that their upcoming multiplayer pirate title, Sea of Thieves, will see release worldwide on March 20, 2018. The game, created by legendary developer Rare Ltd, has seen multiple technical alphas and has been the sleeper multiplayer hit at numerous gaming trade shows over the last two years.

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TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 8 Episode 8 “How It’s Gotta Be”

December 11, 2017

I’m not quite sure what I just watched, and I find it hard to imagine a team of writers turning that script in and thinking that it would make for a satisfying, entertaining or even reasonable Mid-Season Finale. I love The Walking Dead, honestly, but “How It’s Gotta Be” was truly poor form for a […]

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Future Park: Japanese collective teamLab brings the wow factor to Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

December 11, 2017

Famed Japanese art collective teamLab and their endless, unique and energetic approach to art and technology is currently on full display at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum. Future Park is the largest exhibition from the collective and the largest ever seen in Australia, featuring eight interactive light installations which will be dazzling art lovers of all ages […]

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Connecting The Maker and The Wearer: You&Mei Launch Spring/Summer 2017 Collection

December 11, 2017

Look at the dress or shirt that you are wearing right now. Do you ever wonder where it came from? Or who made it? Imagine if that piece of clothing helped put someone through university, or helped alleviate them from living a life of sex-trafficking and poverty. You’d feel good right? Like, you helped the […]

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Theatre Review: Secret House’s The Seagull is beautiful, edgy and raw (at The Depot Theatre until 16 December)

December 11, 2017

The Depot Theatre and Secret House have once again worked their magic on a classic, this time bringing Anton Chekov’s The Seagull into the modern era. Stripped back to its heart, this is a compelling tale of the frailty of the mind. Cleverly adapted, beautifully designed and expertly cast, there is nothing to fear from […]

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Fringe World reveals an epic 2018 line up (Perth)

December 11, 2017

Fringe World Festival has shared its full 2018 program, rolling out the awesome summer vibes from 26 January through to 25 February in Perth. This year is meant to be the biggest yet, with a variety of new and classic showcases kicking off during the Australia Dy Long weekend. We can expect 750 events across 130 venues […]

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Book Review: Get inside the head of pop legend Robbie Williams, in Chris Heath’s Reveal

December 11, 2017

It’s been thirteen years since Feel, music journalist Chris Heath’s first book with singer Robbie Williams. In that time, Williams has married and started a family, rejoined and left Take That, and further cemented his legacy as one of pop’s true superstars by breaking the Guinness World Record for most tour tickets sold in a […]

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Theatre Review: Love / Hate Actually at the Brisbane Powerhouse

December 11, 2017

Love, Actually is one of those Christmas films that had a significant impact on me the first time I saw it. I’ve since seen it more than once, and each time it has elicited a similar set of emotions within me that have confounded many. I absolutely detested the film and felt it was a […]

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