Day: 7 February 2018

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Tablefox “Under a Broken Smile” (2018)

February 7, 2018

For New Zealand’s¬†Tablefox, the start of 2018 is a continuation of the solid momentum last year brought the rockers. With their record¬†You And I Will Find A Way, Tablefox deservedly turned heads – their brand of rock music is versatile enough for the indie and more commercial scenes, though that’s really not what brought us […]

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Review: Manchester Orchestra deliver one of their heaviest and most memorable shows ever to Sydney

February 7, 2018

Going to a Manchester Orchestra show is quite the unique experience. They truly attract fans of all ages, demographics and genre persuasions. The emo kids are there. The hard rock kids are there. The contemplative Bob Dylan fans are there. They’ve managed to take their music and not so much make it “commercial” or “mainstream”, […]

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The 2018 Brunswick Music Festival celebrates 30 years and the history of 3056 in March

February 7, 2018

The¬†Brunswick Music Festival today unveiled a massive program of live music and artistic collaborations as they celebrate 30 years this March 4th – 18th. Some highlights of the program this year include a special retrospective in¬†Songs of 3056, a celebration of the sounds of the suburb on March 16th. Helmed by¬†Xani Kolac of¬†The Twoks, Brunswick […]

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Music Video of the Day: Berhana “Grey Luh” (2018)

February 7, 2018

Atlanta has long been associated with producing some of R&B and hip hop’s finest and when it comes to emerging artists in both genres? The A has got their finger on the pulse. So today, meet¬†Berhana. Since 2016, the songwriter has been garnering support from tastemakers through to the R&B and hip hop heads who […]

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Live Review: SWV bring 90’s R&B nostalgia to Australia for 25th Anniversary

February 7, 2018

A few years ago, no R&B fan would have expected a comeback so strong from SWV, but thanks to a hugely popular reality TV series and two strong albums – I Missed Us and Still – one of the best selling groups of the 90’s was welcomed back into the modern era with open arms. […]

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Watch: Lucy Rose performs “Floral Dresses” solo, live and acoustic for the AU sessions

February 7, 2018

While in Sydney on tour with¬†Ben Folds, UK singer songwriter¬†Lucy Rose stopped by AU HQ to take part in our acoustic sessions series. Performing her enchanting track “Floral Dresses” on our couch, a track you can find on her¬†Something’s Changing¬†record – out now! Catch Lucy on tour at the following dates with Ben Folds and […]

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XCOM 2 Collection (Chest) Bursts Onto Windows PC, Mac and Linux

February 7, 2018

Good news for fans of the stellar XCOM series – 2K and Firaxis Games have just announced the release of the XCOM 2 Collection, which features all four DLC packs and the latest expansion, War of the Chosen for Windows PC, macOS and Linux.

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Games Review: Dragon Quest Builders (Switch, 2018): Portable construction and crunch

February 7, 2018

Dragon Quest Builders returns for the Nintendo Switch and if you missed it like I did the first few times around, it‚Äôs worth a dip in this craft-em-up meets RPG hybrid. Originally released on PS3, PS Vita and then PS4, it has definitely done the rounds, but has developer Division 5 used that time to […]

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Splendor on the Sea: Carnival Cruise Line announce enormous new ship for Australian market

February 7, 2018

In a huge nod to their increased presence down under, Carnival Cruise Line have today announced the addition of a new ship set to join its Australian fleet in Sydney next year, boasting a capacity for 3900 guests. Carnival Splendor (yep, no “u”) will be heading on down to the harbour city in December 2019, […]

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Travel Essentials: 5 phrases you have to learn before you go to South Korea

February 7, 2018

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics kick off in South Korea in just two days! Our¬†Melbourne writer Anastasia is currently travelling across the country and in the second part of her Travel Essential series from the country, Ana gives us a handful of some language basics that are useful to brush up on before you touch down […]

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KitKat switch things up with two new flavours: Mint and Caramel Pretzel

February 7, 2018

KitKat fans rejoice! The team behind the beloved chocolate have announced “KitKat 2 Ways”, a new take on the chocolate finger with two new flavours which should see the recently released treats fly off the shelves around the country. What’s more is that each of the two new flavours features two versions of that flavour […]

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BWS are now stocking seven different wines in a can

February 7, 2018

With wine on a tap fast becoming a norm for modern bars across the country it was only a matter of time before we got some wine tinnies on the shelves, taking one of the most refined drinking experiences interpreted through ‘Strayan culture. BWS have now launched a huge variety of wine-in-a-can with the good […]

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