Day: 16 March 2018

Music Video of the Day: Slowly Slowly “Alchemy” (2018)

March 16, 2018

It’s Slowly Slowly‘s week this week – we’re so excited to see that one of our favourite Melbourne bands have found a new home within the UNFD fold! The band have consistently been building on their body of work since the release of Chamomile back in 2016; more recently we’ve been enjoying “Aliens” and this week, with the […]

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Jeremy Loops reveals new album, Critical As Water

March 16, 2018

Not too long ago, we shared the news of South African singer songwriter – Jeremy Loops – returning to Australia with his new album, Critical As Water. Today, the album sees release; a fitting follow up to the acclaimed debut, Trading Change. The theme of water is obviously strong throughout the record, taking the listener through moments of […]

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SXSW Wednesday Round Up: Tank & The Bangas and August Greene shine at NPR showcase as Vevo and Fader Fort hits the ground running

March 16, 2018

It was a jam packed Wednesday at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Here’s a look at just a few of the many highlights… Kicking off numerous showcases at SXSW this week, Tinashe hit up Vevo House for her second performance of the night and – to no one’s surprise – completely owned the smoky jungle-like stage […]

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Live Review: Big Boi brings the dirty south to The Metro

March 16, 2018

The thing puts you off-guard seeing Big Boi isn’t his skill as a lyricist, or the sheer breadth of hit songs are at his disposal. It’s seeing how effortless he makes it all look. 20 years into the game anything could have happened, he easily could have lost interest in the whole hustle of the touring and […]

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First Impressions: The Last O.G is a triumphant return to form for Tracy Morgan

March 16, 2018

There’s something very sincere and heart-warming about Tray, the character played by Tracy Morgan in new TBS show The Last O.G. The forthcoming series, backed by John Carcieri and Jordan Peele, is a welcome return for the endearingly 30 Rock star, who still very much embodies the on-screen personality often attributed to him but grounds […]

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Games Review: Kirby Star Allies (Switch, 2018): You’ve Got A Friend In Me

March 16, 2018

Kirby Star Allies was so disgustingly cute that it made me want to vomit. From its charming and delightful characters to its friendship-based co-operative gameplay, everything about Star Allies is just plain adorable. When Kirby’s friends are low on health, he heals them by ‘kissing’ them, generating tiny love hearts across the screen. When presented […]

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SXSW Film Review: ¡Las Sandinistas! (USA/Nicaragua, 2018) restores some important women to Nicaragua’s history books

March 16, 2018

The original Sandinistas (AKA the Sandinista National Liberation Front) were a group with the odds stacked against them. By their own admission, they were a bunch of “Poorly armed kids.” But they successfully overthrew the Nicaraguan president in 1979. A large number of the Sandinistas were women. Society had expected these women would marry and […]

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Games Review: Burnout Paradise Remastered (Xbox One X, 2017): Throwback Thursday

March 16, 2018

If Burnout Paradise Remastered does anything, it makes the EA of 2008 look like a benevolent creativity incubator when compared to the strife-prone publisher of today. For one thing, the game is great fun. For another, its clear that developer Criterion was given the room they needed to properly execute on their vision. It’s a […]

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Review: Checking out Distrikt Hotel, Pittsburgh’s newest hotel

March 16, 2018

In the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, and within walking distance or a short car ride to some of our amazing food highlights, is one of the city’s newest hotels. Opened a few weeks prior to our stay, Distrikt Hotel is a flair of New York City, yet with dedication to make Pittsburgh the hero. Scott […]

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Sydney Writers’ Festival reveal huge 2018 line up

March 16, 2018

Power, sex and politics are just some of the themes that will be explored at this year’s  21st Sydney Writers’ Festival (SWF). Returning to Sydney from 30 April to 7 May, SFW will welcome around 400 Australian writers, academics and public figures, and 60 international writers for a week of talks, performances and workshops at […]

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the musical is coming to Sydney in 2019

March 16, 2018

Roald Dahl’s iconic story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been transformed into a musical and will be hitting an Aussie stage for the first time at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in January 2019. It’s the magical story of a young boy, Charlie, who wins the tickets of all tickets – the golden ticket, that allows […]

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