Day: 30 January 2018

Festival Review: Singapore welcomes a stellar line up as the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in style

January 30, 2018

Another year, another Laneway Festival has come and gone. With the closure of Neon Lights last year, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival remains the only up-and-running premiere indie festival in Singapore – surpassing the short-lived likes of counterparts Hostess Weekender, The Gathering, and Camp Symmetry. And yet, this year’s edition of Laneway presented a mixed bag. […]

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Live Review: Cut Copy soundtrack a hot summer’s night at Melbourne Zoo’s Twilight series

January 30, 2018

Like many Aussie music fans who spent their teen years or early 20’s with the likes of The Presets, Midnight Juggernauts and PNAU filling up their chunky iPods, Cut Copy was one of the bands at the forefront of Australian dance music in the early 2000s. Bright Like Neon Love brought us “Saturdays” and “That Was Just a Dream”, […]

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Groovin the Moo lands Paul Kelly, Royal Blood, Lady Leshurr & more for 2018 tour

January 30, 2018

As one of the only remaining Australian touring festivals still enjoying successes year in and year out, Groovin the Moo is an example of an event that knows its market, knows its formula for success, and knows how to execute it each year. With a line up that appeals to the younger, first-time festival demographic, as […]

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Single of the Day: Benjamin Lazar Davis “A Love Song Seven Ways” (2018)

January 30, 2018

Meet Benjamin Lazar Davis. The New Yorker has recently announced the release of his debut solo record, Nothing Matters, and with it has dropped the first single from it in “A Love Song Seven Ways” – a dreamy, atmospheric slice of pop music that’s turned our heads today. Flushed with great melody, reminiscent of early Passion Pop […]

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Win a double pass to see SHAME in Melbourne or Sydney!

January 30, 2018

Shame have been billed as one of the highlight artists of this year’s St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival and it’s no real surprise as to why. Through 2017, the South Londoners steadily built up steam in the lead up to the release of their debut album, Songs of Praise. They were gate crashing Glasto, landing on Pitchfork Paris’ […]

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Games Review: Shadow of the Colossus (PS4, 2018): Improving on a masterpiece

January 30, 2018

Thirteen years after its release on the PlayStation 2, Shadow of the Colossus remains one of the greatest and most successful experiments in the history of game design.

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Games Review: Monster Hunter World (PS4, 2018): Shining, Shimmering, Splendid

January 30, 2018

I’m ashamed to say that I’m a latecomer to the Monster Hunter franchise, with my first taste of monster hunting goodness coming late last year in the delightful Monster Hunter Stories. Given that I enjoyed the title so much, I was looking forward to World, but didn’t realise how much it would blow me away. […]

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London Comes to Life in Vampyr’s Second Episode, ‘Architects of the Obscure’

January 30, 2018

In the lead up to the release of Vampyr, the team at DONTNOD have been revealing the creative process behind the game through an episodic web series, covering everything from the architecture, history and mythology.

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Tech Review: Logitech G433 7.1 Wired Surround Gaming Headset

January 30, 2018

Logitech have made a name for themselves in the tech accessories market for dependable, well-built but ultimately pretty safe devices. There’s rarely any going out on a limb for Logitech, and its a strategy that’s worked out quite well for them. Their G433 gaming headset is no exception.

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Travel Essentials: How to Pack for a South Korean Winter (and the Winter Olympic Games)

January 30, 2018

Now that it is officially 2018, the real countdown to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is officially on! Our Melbourne writer Anastasia is currently travelling across Seoul. In the first in a series of special posts, Ana gives us her top Korean Travel Essentials that will ensure that you have packed all the right things, ready […]

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Three cocktail trends we’ll start seeing more of in 2018 according to James Irvine

January 30, 2018

James Irvine won’t need an introduce to those deep in Sydney’s cocktail scene, but for the uninitiated: he’s the beverage director for the Swillhouse Group, which own and operate some of the city’s most well known restaurants and bars including Hubert and The Baxter Inn. Who better to ask about the ever-changing world of cocktails? […]

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Twilight at Taronga step up their food and drink game for 2018 season

January 30, 2018

From Sydney City Limits to Laneway, some of the country’s largest music events are getting savvy about what food and drink they serve. The latest to switch things up to a more refined offering is the always popular Twilight at Taronga summer concert series, which has today announced a culinary line-up that’s just as tempting […]

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