Day: 13 December 2017

Opinion: #meNOmore should be a wake up call to the daily presence of harassment & discrimination in our industry

December 13, 2017

This week, The Industry Observer unveiled an open letter signed by over 360 women calling out sexual harassment within the Australian music industry. Under the hashtag of meNOmore, the letter was quick to gain momentum online, as you’d expect. Artists, managers, journalists, radio hosts, lawyers, label employees, publicists and more signed the petition (myself included), […]

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Live Review: Noname ends Australian tour in Melbourne, leaving an impressive mark on a sold out crowd

December 13, 2017

Armed with her acclaimed debut album Telefone, Chicago rapper and recent Australian live music scene debutant Noname attacked her final show in the country (her second sold out show in Melbourne) on Monday with the finesse and confidence of an artist older than her 25 years. Noname’s 170 Russell show was kept tight, with the music wrapping […]

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Interview: Amber Lawrence on an Aussie Aussie Christmas

December 13, 2017

It’s been a busy year for country music singer and songwriter, Amber Lawrence. Not only has she just been nominated for a further six Golden Guitars for her collaboration Our Backyard with Travis Collins, she also managed to find time to release an 11-track original album titled Aussie Aussie Christmas.

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Music Video of the Day: SHOUSE “Love Tonight” (2017)

December 13, 2017

SHOUSE is Melbourne dance duo Ed Service and Jack Madin. They’ve been serving dance worthy club tracks for a while now, collaborating twice with fellow Melbourne duo Habits. The new single again features Habits, as well as Monte Morgan (Client Liaison) and a slew of Melbourne artists. “Love Tonight” brings together the best elements of […]

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Film Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (USA, 2017) is loaded with emotional battles to win and lose

December 13, 2017

With every new Star Wars film comes the obvious comparisons to its predecessors. Yes there are epic space battles between X-Wings and Tie Fighters. Yes there are wild twirling lightsaber fights. And most importantly there is the deep, spiritual and emotional journey of our characters (some more than others). These have always and will always […]

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Hanzo mains rejoice, you can now troll people in two games

December 13, 2017

Everyone’s favourite Overwatch troll pick, archer Hanzo Shimada, is about to be make his debut in Blizzard’s hero brawler/MOBA title Heroes of the Storm.

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The nominations for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards have arrived

December 13, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, as the nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards were recently announced. Covering a range of entertainment forms, the Golden Globe Awards seek to shine a light on the most impressive performances and projects to grace our screens. Nominations flew in left, right and centre, with major films […]

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This 17th century sugar plantation on the Spanish island of La Palma now hosts a unique luxury hotel

December 13, 2017

High-end hospitality brand Luxe Collection by L.E Hotels, noted for their incredibly unique and individual properties across 18 countries, have recently added Hotel Hacienda de Abajo to their portfolio, a historic property that’s built on a restored 17th century sugar plantation located on the island of San Miguel de La Palma, in the Canary Islands. […]

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The best New Year’s Eve parties around Sydney for 2017/18

December 13, 2017

The loosest day of the year is upon us! New Year’s Eve is going to bounce us into 2018 and it’s your choice whether you want that to be in style or in shambles. It’s long known that deep in the heart of the CBD is exactly where you do not in any way, shape […]

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