Day: 16 February 2018

Live Review: Mac DeMarco spoils Melbourne fans with two hours of love song dedications

February 16, 2018

The charmer of smoking viceroy cigarettes and cooking up something good, Mac DeMarco, settled down on Australian soil for yet another rendition of simplistic love songs and a boogie. After the release of his fourth studio album “This Old Dog”, featuring hit tracks “On The Level” and “My Old Man”, the 27 year old set out on tour […]

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Music Video of the Day: Moose Blood “Have I Told You Enough” (2018)

February 16, 2018

Moose Blood‘s “Have I Told You Enough” comes at the perfect time in our week. We’re ready to knock off and get a song with a massive hook and chorus into our lungs. This tune, in its power-through nature and melody, does the trick. Written about his relationship with his young daughter, vocalist Eddy Brewerton poured […]

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Festival Destinations: Primavera Sound – May & June 2018

February 16, 2018

There’s no denying that the 18th edition of Primavera Sound is going to be one to remember. If you’ve had the chance to suss out their signature line-up, you’ll know it features huge artists who are set to bring their insane live sets to Barcelona this May and June; and if you haven’t yet, head […]

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Portland, Maine to channel the spirit of Iceland Airwaves with music and beer festival ‘Sunaana’

February 16, 2018

Heating up for its second year in Portland, Maine will be Sunaana (an inuit word meaning “what is it”), a winter beer and music festival taking place across the enormous 30-acre Thompson’s Point and representing a surprising connection between the New England city and the Nordic country of Iceland. It was such a roaring success […]

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Aussies Abroad: Newcastle’s Vacations announce world tour dates for April & May

February 16, 2018

Newcastle heroes Vacations have announced a massive world tour, including dates in the USA, UK and Europe. The band are no strangers to live performance, earning their stripes playing parties and venues across Australia, winning over fans with their unique brand of guitar pop. Fresh off the back of their hugely successful EP Vibes, the […]

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Melbourne’s acclaimed urban glamping rooftop hotel announces April closure

February 16, 2018

One of the most unique hotels in Australia will sadly be shutting down – or should we say, zipping up – later this year. Melbourne’s urban glamping concept St. Jerome’s – The Hotel, the brainchild of Laneway Festival co-founder Jerome Borazio, has announced a sad farewell set for April 25th, packing up their 21 world-class […]

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Red Carpet Photos: Mamma Mia! The Musical Sydney Premiere

February 16, 2018

Last night, Mamma Mia! The Musical officially kicked off its Sydney season at the Capitol Theatre, holding its gala opening night. Nathan Atkins hit the red carpet: [print_gllr id=11477] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on Arts on the AU and may have formatting errors – images may not be […]

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Sneak a peek in the Garden of Unearthly Delights at the Adelaide Fringe

February 16, 2018

Thursday night marked Grand Opening Night at the Garden of Unearthly Delights with free performances, fireworks and much excitement. The newly installed venue known as The Box showcased  a selection of  artists from The Fun House, magician Kevin Quantum and New York ska trio Too Many Zooz among many others. Let the Adelaide Fringe begin. […]

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Review: Where’s the love? Cupid’s arrow just misses the mark at the Australian Museum

February 16, 2018

When I heard that the Australian Museum was hosting a special anti-Valentine’s Day event as part of their Culture Up Late series, I was more than just intrigued – I was excited. I’ve never been someone who buys into the whole commercialisation of Valentine’s Day, having always felt it was an expensive, over the top […]

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