Day: 28 February 2018

The Road to SXSW 2018: Pretty City

February 28, 2018

Bringing their sounds back to¬†SXSW¬†for the second time this year,¬†Melbourne’s¬†Pretty City are set to return to Texas with a brand new show, as well as an inkling of what’s to come for the group. As their sophomore album,¬†Cancel the Future, edges closer to release, the band gives us a little insight into how they’re anticipating […]

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Gang of Youths, Dermot Kennedy & more confirmed for Secret Sounds’ SXSW bash

February 28, 2018

The Secret Sounds SXSW big bash parties are highlights of the Texan music festival each year; a great opportunity for people to see some of Australia’s best homegrown talent, while giving the Australian badge holders a little insight into the international buzz acts who may be making their way Down Under sooner rather than later. […]

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Music Video of the Day: RVG “IBM” (2018)

February 28, 2018

Melbourne’s¬†RVG are gearing up for a huge 2018, with international tour dates right on the horizon; the band is preparing to bring their acclaimed debut album¬†A Quality of Mercy to American and European audiences for the first time. Ahead of RVG’s third, yes third, sold out gig at The Old Bar on home turf, the […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Pretty City “Simone” (2018)

February 28, 2018

Pretty City are another band soon bound for the US, ditching Melbourne for the surrounds of Portland to record before hitting up Texas for SXSW. They’re not ones to leave their Aussie fans hanging though, and we’re happy to be the ones to be delivering the first taste of the band’s forthcoming album¬†–¬†Cancel the Future– […]

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Sony will dump PS3 and PSVita titles from PlayStation Plus Monthly Games program in 2019

February 28, 2018

Bad news, PS3 and PSVita owners. You won’t be getting any more free games out of Sony’s PlayStation Plus program. Don’t stress to early though, these changes won’t go into effect for another year.

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Overwatch‘s latest hero is Brigitte Lindholm — support/tank hyrbid and jill of all trades

February 28, 2018

After several days of teasers and speculation, Blizzard have revealed the latest hero joining the now 27-strong line up in Overwatch. Brigitte Lindholm, daughter of Swedish weapons master Torbjorn, is a tank/support hybrid, sporting one of the most unique kits of any character introduced so far.

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Photos: John Boyega & Scott Eastwood in Sydney for the Pacific Rim: Uprising Fan Event

February 28, 2018

In partnership with Supanova, earlier tonight Universal Pictures presented an exclusive fan event with global superstars John Boyega¬†(Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Detroit), Scott Eastwood (Suicide Squad, The Fate of the Furious and Snowden)¬†and Director¬†Steven S DeKnight¬†(Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Smallville and Daredevil)¬†. Lucky fans in attendance were […]

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New trailer released for Australian Crime-Thriller Brothers’ Nest ahead of SXSW premiere

February 28, 2018

Award-Winning Australian director Clayton Jacobson’s¬†(Kenny) new feature film Brothers’ Nest has revealed its first trailer ahead of its world premiere next month at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Brothers’ Nest stars director Clayton Jacobson alongside famed Australian actor and brother Shane Jacobson¬†(Kenny), in a dark crime thriller, infused with an even darker […]

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More Xbox 360 games are now backwards compatible, Xbox One X Enhanced

February 28, 2018

Xbox have announced today that a handful of fresh Xbox 360 titles coming to their backward compatibility program. Further, all four of these games have been updated with Xbox One X Enhanced compatibility meaning they’ll look nicer and run better on the higher end hardware.

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TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 Impresses With Ample Comedy, Horror, and Absurdity

February 28, 2018

Ash vs Evil Dead has returned for its third season, proving that this classic franchise still has a lot left in it as long as Bruce Campbell’s Ash is blasting away Deadites. When this season opens, Ash, Kelly, and Pablo have been somewhat moving on with their lives since supposedly ridding the world of evil, […]

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8 Films Not To Miss at SXSW 2018

February 28, 2018

Everyone from Bill Murray to Spike Lee and¬†Wes Anderson will be represented as SXSW rolls around for its 2018 edition next week. The film and television section of the world renowned showcase festival is entering its big 25th anniversary this year, with what looks to be one of its most diverse programs to date, with […]

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Seven places Aussies need to eat (and drink) in West Hollywood

February 28, 2018

Not too long ago, we enjoyed a night at the comfortable Ramada Plaza West Hollywood Hotel & Suites (read our review here), situated in the heart of West Hollywood – which puts you smack dab in the middle of all the action that Los Angeles has to offer. Traffic pending, it’s not far from the […]

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How to Score $40 tickets to The Book of Mormon in Sydney

February 28, 2018

The Book of Mormon have kicked off a $40 ticket ballot, that will give you the chance to score cheap-as tickets to every show of the world-class musical. The limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot before each performance at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. To get your hands on on a ticket or […]

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Manly Greenhouse is Sydney’s new three-storey beachfront restaurant and bar

February 28, 2018

Manly is about to get a leafy new beachfront bar and restaurant from the same team behind Sails on Lavender Bay. Manly Greenhouse will be a multi-storey venue taking over the former Shore Club Hotel and transforming the venue with a very open, free-spirited aesthetic reflecting the natural beauty of the coastal suburb. In an […]

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Bondi’s Latin American favourite Panama House moves to Campbell Parade (Sydney)

February 28, 2018

After spending over five years on Bondi Road, Panama House has moved much closer to the iconic golden sands, which now lay in the shadow of the 120-seater restaurant and bar. Perched above Campbell Parade, the Latin American venue is now charging into their new life with a refocused and reimagined offering that includes everything […]

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Gala Showcase announced for Good Beer Week at Federation Square (Melbourne)

February 28, 2018

Once again, Melbourne’s Good Beer Week will be kicking off with a two-day Gala Showcase this March, taking over The Atrium at Federation Square with 30 local and interstate breweries in tow, ranging from NSW legends Modus Operandi to local favourites Bridge Road Brewers. All breweries will stand alongside Melbourne’s best food vendors, highlighting some […]

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Peter Alexander hooks up with Cartoon Network for Powerpuff Girl sleepwear capsule

February 28, 2018

Those needing to introduce some character to their sleepwear should head on over to the nearest Peter Alexander as soon as possible. The sleepwear designer brand has announced a surprising collaboration capsule with Cartoon Network to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Powerpuff Girls. The classic cartoon, which has been around since 1998, will be […]

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