Day: 2 April 2018

Guest Playlist: Wild Meadows’s selection of delectable tunes

April 2, 2018

Currently enjoying the release of their debut album, Melbourne’s Wild Meadows now have their eyes set on some unmissable launch shows this month! The self-titled album has seen the group delve into some excellent rhythmic motions, while embracing the atmospheric and shoegaze rays that have become synonymous with not only their music, but with some of […]

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Live Review: Kele Okereke brings Fatherland to Brunswick for an intimate acoustic show

April 2, 2018

The Spotted Mallard on Sydney Road was an interesting choice of venue, I initially thought, when Kele Okereke announced a special acoustic show in support of his new album Fatherland. Sitting in the venue on Saturday night, though, it made sense. The shows that had brought Kele to The Old Museum in Brisbane and The Basement in […]

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Single of the Day: Jack Grace “downstate” (2018)

April 2, 2018

Despite only re-announcing himself last September, artist Jack Grace has built himself an impressive support base, garnering praise from across Australia. Now, he has graced his presence to us once again with his latest single, “downstate”. The track comes fresh off his forthcoming EP If I Tremble, a 7 track collection set to be released on April […]

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Win a double pass to see The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman, in cinemas

April 2, 2018

London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James, Cinderella), a charismatic and free-spirited writer receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman, […]

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Tech Review: Razer Electra V2 USB Gaming Headset: Back to basics and a step forward

April 2, 2018

When it comes to gaming headphones, Razer’s cans have never been my favourites. They’ve always been clunky, heavy things with sound that rarely came close to meeting my expectations. I wanted to put all that on front street because, if the Electra V2 is any indication, Razer’s headset efforts might have finally found their groove […]

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Review: DoubleTree by Hilton – still one of Melbourne’s best located hotels

April 2, 2018

The 180-room DoubleTree by Hilton, situated in the heart of Melbourne CBD, quickly became an institution for both locals and visitors shortly after it debuted in 2014. Reflecting design inspiration from its location opposite the historic Flinders Street Station, the boutique-minded property is a perfect example of soaking up the surrounds with subtle, charming flourishes […]

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The National Gallery of Australia is hosting over 300 of the world’s most precious jewels with Cartier: The Exhibition

April 2, 2018

Canberra’s highly prized National Gallery of Australia has been quite the destination as of late and the buzz isn’t going anywhere soon, especially when the recent opening of Cartier: The Exhibition. From now until July 22nd, one of the most significant and comprehensive collections of jewellery to ever be displayed in Australia will be presented […]

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Review: Los Angeles’ Mari Restaurant blends Californian and Japanese Flavours in the InterContinental Century City

April 2, 2018

Opened in 2016, the on site restaurant at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City, Los Angeles, Mari Restaurant blends together Japanese and Californian flavours for a truly original menu offering. They serve an evolving menu throughout the day, from breakfast, through to lunch and dinner – every menu getting slightly more Japanese flavoured than the […]

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Five essential Byron Bay dining spots you need in your life

April 2, 2018

Less than an hour and a half south of the Gold Coast, where the Commonwealth Games are about to be held, and the home of Bluesfest, is a hotbed for innovative gastronomy and creative enterprises in and around Byron Bay. The landscape is constantly evolving and flourishing, yet within the much loved laid-back coastal and […]

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