Day: 9 January 2018

The 2018 St. Kilda Festival is a great example of a free live music event done right

January 9, 2018

It’s the country’s largest free music festival event so it’s safe to say that when the crew behind the St. Kilda Festival get together to nut out a line up that consistently reflects talented Australian musicians, a sense of summer fun and entertainment that will draw the numbers out in force, they mean business. Which is […]

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Single of the Day: Youngr “Ooh Lordy” (2018)

January 9, 2018

We first met Youngr in a hotel lobby at The Great Escape back in 2017. Ahead of a wild final-night-of-festival show, the producer and multi-instrumentalist was approaching what wound up being a sweaty, wall-to-wall banger of a gig that had Youngr emerge as an artist to watch going into the rest of the year. It’s no […]

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New free music series ‘Southern Sounds’ kicks off in Melbourne this Thursday

January 9, 2018

Inspired by the spirit of New Orleans, the new live music series helmed by Southern Comfort – ‘Southern Sounds’ – is kicking off this Thursday in Melbourne, with Remi taking the reins at the Northcote Social Club for an unmissable free event. The series heads to Sydney and Brisbane as well this month, with each curated event […]

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PC Gaming Set for a Revolution With NVIDIA’S Big Format Gaming Displays

January 9, 2018

With the introduction of NVIDIA’s Big Format Gaming Displays, PC gaming is set to undergo a theatre-sized revolution, bringing together NVIDIA’s G-SYNC and SHIELD technologies to create a supersized, streamlined gaming experience.

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The Station drops February 20, gets a mysterious new story trailer

January 9, 2018

The Station, a first person explore-em-up that’s had us thinking most of the morning. A derelict space station. A stern warning about interfering in research. Signs of a struggle. Strange things are afoot at the orbital Circle-K.

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CES 2018: The HTC Vive just got a major upgrade, with more power and wireless VR options

January 9, 2018

Wireless VR, the current and most pressing of two holy grails for virtual reality hardware manufacturers, will be a reality for the HTC Vive by the end of 2018. Unveiled at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, the HTC Vive will be receiving a powerful new model this year and an adaptor for wireless use.

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Film Review: The Post (USA, 2017) is a thrilling look at a significant point in history

January 9, 2018

These days the words, “The Post” are more likely to get you thinking about a blog then a newspaper. In fact, Steven Spielberg’s latest film, The Post is all about history and a bygone era in print journalism. It’s a historic thriller and bio-pic that looks at how The Washington Post handled the decision to […]

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5 video games we’re looking forward to in 2018

January 9, 2018

It’s a new year, which means that there’s gonna be a lot of new releases. Its also 2018, which means that we’re gonna get our hands on soo many amazing titles. It was hard enough to narrow my list down to just 5 games, but these are the ones that I know with 100% certainty […]

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Aussies Abroad: Amy Shark, Dean Lewis, Alex Lahey & more head to the 6th Annual BottleRock Napa Valley

January 9, 2018

The lineup for the 6th annual BottleRock Napa Valley festival was announced today, with a slew of Australians joining the impressive music, wine, food and craft brew event, held annually in heart of the Californian city of Napa. The event runs at the Napa Valley expo for three days from the 25th to the 27th […]

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Interview: Phil Jamieson on stepping from rock n roll into musical theatre with American Idiot

January 9, 2018

Having led one of the country’s most beloved rock bands for over 20 years now, Grinspoon‘s Phil Jamieson is well used to stepping out on to stage with thousands of faces looking back at him. Which is why it might seem like a natural fit for a performer such as he to join the cast of American Idiot, […]

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Sydney Festival Review: The Town Hall Affair argues the need for more lively feminist debates

January 9, 2018

The original “Town Hall” debate was no ordinary affair. So it should come as no surprise that the one-act play based on this historic event is no ordinary piece of theatre. The show comes courtesy of New York’s The Wooster Group and rather than a straight, re-telling of an already chaotic feminist discussion, they inject […]

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Bondi’s The Stuffed Beaver opens new diner in Crows Nest (Sydney)

January 9, 2018

From Bondi to the Lower North Shore, popular American-style diner The Stuffed Beaver has officially expanded, opening up a new venue in Crows Nest with a playful rock ‘n’ roll dive vibe with the winning combo if indulgent food, cold brews, and a giant 120-inch screen for sports fanatics of all kinds. The space, with […]

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Review: Handmade seafood pastas a strong point for Olio Kensington Street (Sydney)

January 9, 2018

Looking out those big arched windows down onto bustling Kensington Street while heaping through some lovely handmade pasta in a generous, well-designed historic space atop The Old Rum Store is my idea of a good evening out. As is sipping a perfectly refreshing nergroni on an open-air terrazza (terrace) while the faint summer breeze blows […]

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