Day: 5 February 2018

Win yourself a two day ticket to this year’s Blenheim Music & Camping Festival!

February 5, 2018

The Blenheim Music & Camping Festival returns to the lush surrounds of South Australia’s Clare Valley this March 29th & 30th! With sets from the likes of Mia Dyson, West Thebarton, The Black Seeds, Mojo Juju, Timberwolf and more, the beloved festival provides punters with the perfect weekend escape amongst some great music, great food […]

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Festival Photos: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Sydney College of the Arts & Callan Park (04.02.18)

February 5, 2018

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival train rolled into Sydney on Sunday afternoon, taking the punters well into the evening with sets by the likes of Tokimonsta, Odesza, Dream Wife, Pond and more. Photos by Belinda Dipalo. [print_gllr id=52236] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The AU Review: Music and may have formatting errors – […]

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Festival Review: Anderson .Paak rules, while Dream Wife & Father John Misty prove Laneway Festival highlights in Sydney

February 5, 2018

Returning once more to the Sydney College of the Arts, the Laneway Festival again made its presence felt throughout Sydney’s inner west. With a line up packed from front-to-back, it promised to be a stellar day as the early clouds cleared to a warm, but pleasant, Sunday afternoon. Obviously a cost cutting measure, having a single […]

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Major Lazer’s Jillionaire is bringing his unique flavour to Australia this April

February 5, 2018

Certified party starter Jillionaire, one of the most crucial elements of Major Lazer’s distinctive sound, is coming on down for a solo tour of Australia this April. Known widely for his ferocious and open-ended sound, fusing the Caribbean sounds of Soca and Reggae with influences borrowed from various styles of music, the worldly producer will […]

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The Jezabels and Dan Sultan kick off Twilight at Taronga program for 2018

February 5, 2018

It has to be one of the best live venues in Australia – a stage in the heart of Taronga Zoo, best accessed by ferry, with a virtually unimpeded view of the harbour behind it. But it never hangs around for long. Thankfully, however, the 2018 Twilight at Taronga concert series returned on Friday night, […]

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Music Video of the Day: Moaning Lisa “Carrie (I Want a Girl)” (2018)

February 5, 2018

Canberra rockers Moaning Lisa have dropped a killer new single with “Carrie (I Want a Girl)”. The ACT’s nicest rock band are known for their energetic live shows, having shared the stage with Camp Cope, Ali Barter, Ball Park Music, and tons of other legends, as well as their face melting tunes. As for the […]

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Single of the Day: Camp Cope “How To Socialise and Make Friends” (2018)

February 5, 2018

Melbourne rockers Camp Cope had a massive 2017. From sticking it to festivals, to releasing some of their best work to date, the trio proved that they’re a force to be reckoned with. Their new offering “How To Socialise and Make Friends” is the title track off their upcoming album, set for release on March […]

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Interview: Milosh on Blood, the enigmatic new album from Rhye

February 5, 2018

Over the weekend RHYE‘s long awaited sophomore album Blood saw its release; an album of seductive and hypnotic R&B drenched music that has come as a result of Milosh riding this current journey solo, following Robin Hannibal‘s departure in 2017. Moving the project more into a focused effort surrounding Rhye’s live instrumentation, Milosh’s direction for a new creative path […]

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You could win an ultra-rare 20th Anniversary PS4 console by donating to Gaming4Life

February 5, 2018

Sony and Twitch have partnered on a month of live Twitch charity drives called Gaming4Life 2018 with the goal of raising money for the youth cancer program You Can. The best part? Anyone with a Twitch account can help out.

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Surprise! There’s a new Cloverfield movie out right now on Netflix

February 5, 2018

After being rumoured for years, and first known under the title “God Particle”, the third film set in the Cloverfield universe has been released today on Netflix in a surprise move from Paramount Pictures, who had long planned the film for a cinematic release. The film, which we now know is called The Cloverfield Paradox, […]

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From Avengers to Westworld: Here are the trailers you missed during Super Bowl LII

February 5, 2018

You may think the Super Bowl is an exciting day for NFL fans, and you’d be right. But did you also know that’s an exciting day for movie and television fans!? Film trailers have been known to appear all throughout the big day, so without further ado, let’s look at the trailers you may have […]

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SXSW Film Festival announces huge 2018 lineup; here’s six films you can’t miss

February 5, 2018

The 25th South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas has announced the first 132 features we can expect to see in its lineup this year, with The Quiet Place set to open the festival, directed by an alumni of The Office. Across the festival’s nine days, no less than 132 features will be […]

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Games Hands On: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Takes the Fight to the Streets

February 5, 2018

In Yakuza 6, you can put a dude’s head into a microwave at a convenience store and have the store assistant fry him to death with the push of a button. Aside from being wildly impractical and likely causing lifelong trauma for all involved, the fatality underscores the inherent wildness and absurd humour of the […]

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Sea of Thieves Closed Beta: It’s nice to be excited for a Rare game again

February 5, 2018

The Sea of Thieves closed beta dropped last week, attracting a surge of interest on social media and triggering a wave of nostalgia amount 90’s kids with fond memories of developer Rare’s golden age at Nintendo. Its been 16 years since Rare headed to Xbox and it feels, for the first time since that changeover, […]

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Win a double pass to an advanced screening of Winchester starring Helen Mirren

February 5, 2018

Helen Mirren stars in Winchester, a chilling tale inspired by true events at the most haunted house in history. Appearing in cinemas nationally February 22, Winchester will take audiences inside the labyrinthine mansion and the troubled mind of a grieving widow. To celebrate its upcoming release we’ve got TEN double passes to give away to […]

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Forget steel and iron factories, Pittsburgh is a gem of innovative food, art and city-planning

February 5, 2018

For the average Australian, first thoughts of Pittsburgh elicit passing references in TV and movies that pin the city as a large factory and manufacturing town with one of the most recognisable NFL franchises – the Steelers. After a few days of staying near the airport and Burgettstown, PA (20 minutes from Downtown) for Farm Aid […]

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Interview: Kate Brennan on RIOT! the Dublin Fringe Show Taking Melbourne by Storm

February 5, 2018

Kate Brennan is no stranger to the stage. The acclaimed Irish actress has performed in everything from a production of The White Devil at Shakespeare’s Globe, to appearing on the small screen on HBO’s The Tudors. Now, she is performing alongside a stellar ensemble of Irish performers in a one-of-a-kind show, RIOT! This celebration of […]

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Going Nocturnal in Melbourne Museum’s adult-only playground

February 5, 2018

Ever wondered what it would be like to gallivant around the Melbourne Museum at night? To frolic among the bones of dinosaurs, dance alongside ancient artefacts and learn about organisms while sipping on a nice glass of wine? Well, you can now make this day dream a reality. The Melbourne Museum is opening its doors […]

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The Other Art Fair returns to Sydney this March

February 5, 2018

The Other Art Fair is returning to Sydney during Art Month, and will showcase over one hundred emerging Australian and international artists at the Australian Technology park from 22 – 25 March. Saatchi Art, the world’s leading online art gallery will be presenting the fourth Sydney edition of The Other Art Fair (TOAF), promising an […]

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Here’s where to find the best Valentine’s Day events in Melbourne and Sydney for 2018

February 5, 2018

Cynicism be gone! Valentine’s Day may not have the sentimental glow it once had thanks to excessive commercialisation, but no matter how you view the annual celebration of love you’re guaranteed to find some incredibly sweet and thoughtful events as restaurants, bars and hotels bring out their finest ideas. Because we’re a helpful bunch, we’ve […]

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A Mean Girls themed brunch is coming to Sydney and Melbourne in April

February 5, 2018

We already know that a Harry Potter-themed brunch is coming to Sydney in April, but apparently just one pop culture styled food and drink event isn’t near enough for fans. Now it has been revealed that a Mean Girls themed brunch will be taking place, across both Sydney and Melbourne during the same months (exact […]

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Della Hyde thinks outside of the box for Valentine’s Day 2018 (Sydney)

February 5, 2018

Still haven’t locked in plans for Valentine’s Day? Look no further! In addition to our guide to the best events across Sydney and Melbourne we’ve teamed up with Applejack Hospitality to throw the spotlight on one particular outing that’s one of the more unique ones going around this year. Classic romance will be swirling around […]

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