Day: 20 February 2018

Luke Elliot plots Australian tour in support of Dressed for the Occasion

February 20, 2018

Preparing to bring his debut album Dressed for the Occasion out to Australia for the first time, New Jersey’s Luke Elliot is set to perform with Melbourne’s own Ben Mastwyk on the east coast this March and April. A renowned performer and storyteller, Elliot finds himself Australia-bound after a hectic two years touring overseas through Europe as well […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Bad Pony “Knife” (2018)

February 20, 2018

We’ve been fans of Bad Pony for a while now and it’s been great to see the Sydney group continue to go from strength to strength both in Australia and now, abroad. Ahead of the band’s trip back to the US for SXSW, the Bad Pony crew are dropping a brand new single in “Knife”. Working […]

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Music Video of the Day: Dark Dark Horse “And Then We Had Nothing At All” (2018)

February 20, 2018

Today, Leicester duo Dark Dark Horse have won us over with their latest single, “And Then We Had Nothing At All”. The group released a new music video for the track and like the tune itself, the final result is a beautiful one. Taking things out to the Greek islands, the film clip takes place in […]

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Knock off with The Ruminaters as they bring ‘Boys Off Work’ to the east coast in March

February 20, 2018

Fresh off the back of their A-grade shows with Grouplove, The Ruminaters are hitting the road again with their latest single, “Boys Off Work”. We’ve already seen what The Rumies are capable of, 2017’s “I Wanna Fight” being a great indicator of where the band was headed, musically. With “Boys Off Work”, The Ruminaters have continued to […]

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Beck announces surprise headline show at Sydney’s Factory Theatre

February 20, 2018

His appearance at Sydney City Limits is one many are looking forward to but for Beck fans in Sydney, the festival was to be the only opportunity they had to see the American songwriter perform. Until now, anyway. Beck today has dropped a surprise date for Sydney on February 23rd, an exclusive headline show scheduled for the […]

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Portland, Maine set to embrace winter with a music and beer festival inspired by Iceland Airwaves

February 20, 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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Interview: Seven albums in, Matt Berninger shines a light on the inner workings of The National

February 20, 2018

When Matt Berninger calls me from New York on a Friday morning, he’s punctual and polite. Nerves hit me for a split second, if only because I – like many – consider albums from The National to be associated with some serious moments of emotional torment of uplifting. When posed with the opportunity to interview the songwriter […]

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Here are your free Xbox Games With Gold titles for March

February 20, 2018

With March now looming in the middle distance, Xbox have announced the titles that will be going free across their network this month and it follows a similar trend to last month — something for the grown ups and something for the kids.

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Games Preview: Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom: Cute as a Button and Twice as Shiny

February 20, 2018

It’s not often that a game leaves me open mouthed in awe at its beauty — games like Horizon Zero Dawn and The Witcher III have elicited a smaller, less impressive inhale, but Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom absolutely took my breath away. The anime style of the game is simply phenomenal, and travelling […]

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Assassin’s Creed Origins is about to become your one-stop educational guide to Ancient Egypt

February 20, 2018

The long-awaited Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Ancient Egypt content drop for Assassin’s Creed Origins will arrive tomorrow. The update bringing with it a feature that many players have asked for since the series inception — the ability to learn more about the game’s painstakingly recreated Ancient Egyptian history using its interactive setting.

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Win a double pass to see The Right Stuff at In The House in Sydney

February 20, 2018

America was looking for a hero who had what it took to become a legend. America found seven of them. Those that had just one thing in common… THE RIGHT STUFF. Don’t miss your rare opportunity to see how the future began on the big screen, when the next installment of In The House – […]

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Did the 747 inadvertently kill off the promise of supersonic travel?

February 20, 2018

In the latest episode of my Podcast Jetlag, I talk about the Queen of the Skies, the Boeing 747. Here’s a transcript of some of the episode, in which we look at just how significant the introduction of the 747 was for the future of air travel. So significant in fact, that it may have […]

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Review: Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast is a golfer’s dream getaway just outside of Sydney

February 20, 2018

Just a 90 minute drive from Sydney, and about half an hour away from the beaches of the Central Coast, the Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast is an affordable, but luxurious getaway that sits alongside an 18 hole championship golf course (ranked in the Top 100 golf resort courses in Australia), an Endota day spa with […]

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Gourmet Cinema returns to Melbourne this March

February 20, 2018

Gourmet Cinema will be returning to Melbourne this March, calling upon six of the city’s best restaurants to complement an eclectic film program screemed at the Caufield Racecourse. The annual outdoor movie and food experience will feature food and drink from four restaurants per session, with one hero restaurant taking creative licence with a special […]

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Ginkgo Bar & Dining is Darlinghurst’s new late-night dumpling pop up (Sydney)

February 20, 2018

Darlinghurst has got a new late-night dumpling go-to with Ginkgo Bar & Dining, a North East Chinese pop-up restaurant from the same team behind Ultimo’s beloved Harbin style restaurant Chulin. Owner Carly Jin and her husband Tim are aiming to make this a showcase for Harbin style dining, with a menu featuring over 16 varieties […]

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Craft beer icons BrewDog are opening a $30 million brewery in Brisbane

February 20, 2018

Pioneering Scottish craft beer company BrewDog have announced plans to open their first Australian facility in Brisbane with production to commence by 2019. The name which has been at the forefront of the craft beer revolution in Europe for years perked the interest of the Brisbane City Council and their economic development board Brisbane Marketing, […]

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One of New York’s most legendary parties is making its Sydney debut this weekend

February 20, 2018

One of New York’s most acclaimed and distinctive club nights (and labels) of the past decade is making a surprising trip on over to Sydney via reliable party people Astral People and Cake Wines. Founded by Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin, Mister Saturday Night will have it’s down under debut this Sunday 25th February at […]

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Review: Waterloo’s Allegra Dining is a hidden gem worth digging for (Sydney)

February 20, 2018

Sydney’s food blogger community has been raving about Waterloo’s Allegra Dining for quite some time and it seems, in this particular case, it’s perfectly fine to buy into the hype. Tucked away at the far end of the breezy courtyard of 18 Danks Street, which also hosts Kepos & Co and a bunch of showrooms, […]

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South West Rocks’ Seabreeze Hotel to host two-day craft beer festival in March (NSW)

February 20, 2018

Across the weekend of 10th and 11th March, Seabreeze Beach Hotel in South West Rocks will be once again hosting Crafts on the Coast. The annual craft beer festival will be drawing on some of the best names in the north coast brew and cider scene to make its third year bigger than ever before, […]

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