Day: 9 February 2018

Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Baby Blue “Fire and Ice” (2018)

February 9, 2018

Melbourne’s Baby Blue have been gathering a considerable amount of acclaim over the last 12 months, cutting their teeth on the local circuit alongside the likes of Chastity Belt, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever and Jordie Lane, while presenting music that has been charming garage-rock fans and newcomers to the sound alike. As good music should, the […]

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Live Review: The War on Drugs guide The Enmore through the beauty and the pain in Sydney

February 9, 2018

On “The Strangest Thing” The War on Drugs‘ Adam Granduciel sings, “Am I just living between/ The beauty and the pain” – it’s a strong statement of the War on Drugs and their chief songwriter’s appeal. The six-member band has an innate ability to convey emotion and atmosphere. Lonesome guitars swirl around a steady beat conveying […]

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Music Video of the Day: The Presets “14U + 14ME” (2018)

February 9, 2018

Aussie rave kings The Presets have followed their massive comeback single “Do What You Want” with new track “14U + 14ME”, a pumping dance tune with The Presets’ signature craziness. The track opens with a slow build of manipulated vocals and rising synths, but doesn’t take long to get to the good stuff: it’s The […]

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Win a double pass to Joe Mungovan’s upcoming EP tour!

February 9, 2018

Kiama local Joe Mungovan’s has recently released his new EP Another Night, A Distance From Here across all platforms. The EP is a 7 track collection of scattered memories from the late hours of the night and early hours of the morning. The songs act as a soundtrack to his recent national tour, with each […]

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Album Review: Brian Fallon – Sleepwalkers (2018 LP)

February 9, 2018

As good as change may be, continuity and familiarity is just as great. And in some cases, it’s probably better. Here on the new Brian Fallon album, Sleepwalkers, the American artist has embraced some changes from his The Gaslight Anthem days, whilst maintaining much of what has allowed him to develop such a loyal and […]

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Fresh Friday Five #012: Neko Pink, Yasmin Hosseini, The Belafontes

February 9, 2018

Another week, another Friday Fresh Five this week featuring dream pop from Canberra’s Neko Pink and Bristol’s Swimming Girls, neo-soul from Melbourne’s Approachable Members of Your Local Community and some rock to round it out from Melbourne’s The Belafontes. Neko Pink (Canberra) Australian dream pop doesn’t get much better than this. Canberra’s Neko Pink bring […]

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Atomik is out today on Nintendo Switch and we’re already hype about it

February 9, 2018

The game with the most to-the-point subtitle we’ve seen in a while, Atomik: RunGunJumpGun, has arrived on the Nintendo eShop today. That’s only the first thing you should know. The second is that there’s a trailer and you have to watch it because it rules extremely hard.

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You can play Rainbow Six Siege for free next weekend

February 9, 2018

Rainbow Six Siege has quietly become one of the more popular tactical shooters in recent memory.  Now set for a whole new year of content, Ubisoft is throwing the game’s doors open to everyone for a free weekend starting February 16.

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Higgs Boson Blues: The simple reason fans are having trouble connecting The Cloverfield Paradox to the Cloververse

February 9, 2018

The new Netflix film The Cloverfield Paradox has had something of a remarkable life. In an unprecedented (yet perhaps inevitable) move, the streaming service dropped the film right after the Super Bowl on Monday, having only officially announced it during that very event. Since it was released, numerous articles and reddit threads have emerged, trying […]

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Win a double pass to see The Death of Stalin in cinemas.

February 9, 2018

Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to be the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor), the wily Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), and the sadistic secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale). But as they […]

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Travel Essentials: 5 Korean Winter Street Foods You Must Try

February 9, 2018

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is officially on! Our Melbourne writer Anastasia is currently travelling in Seoul, shivering through bitterly cold winter nights – in the third part of her Travel Essential series, Ana gives us a list of her favourite comfort-food must-haves, perfect for battling the chill in South Korea. 호떡 (Hotteok) Hotteok is a […]

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Seven Aussie artists line up to play Primavera Sound in Barcelona and Portgual

February 9, 2018

In mere months, Primavera Sound Festival will return to Barcelona for its eighteenth edition from May 30th to June 3rd. Scheduling a lineup across a wide range of genres, we’ll hear from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The National, Bjork, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, The Breeders, A$AP Rocky and […]

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Singapore and Sydney to dine together via “immersive technology” at a free dinner this month

February 9, 2018

Linked by an immersive technology setup, groups in Singapore and Sydney are set to sit down and dine together as the Singapore Tourism Board partners with Sydney’s Shangri-La Hotel and numerous celebrity chefs to host a “Singapore meets Australia” dinner party. Set for the 22nd February the “SGxAUFoodies” event will be a unique way of […]

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