Day: 4 April 2018

Melbourne group, The Do Yo Thangs, respond to cultural appropriation criticism

April 4, 2018

Recently seen on stage supporting other Melbourne favourite, Sex On Toast, alt-R&B group The Do Yo Thangs have today announced that they’ll be changing their name, in response to claims of cultural appropriation. As songwriter and bandleader Hugh Rabinovici explains, the feedback the band received had brought issues to mind that simply were not thought about at […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Busby Marou “Got Your Back” (2018)

April 4, 2018

It won’t be long before fans can see Busby Marou back on the road, the duo will be returning to regional venues (and some city haunts) this month and through May with their latest single, “Got Your Back”. The single itself comes as the group near the end of their successful Postcards From The Shell House album […]

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Hein Cooper makes his long awaited return with “Hear My Voice”

April 4, 2018

Hein Cooper – easily one of our favourite songwriters of the last handful of years – has finally dropped a new piece of music in the gorgeous, “Hear My Voice”. As the first taste of Cooper’s highly anticipated new music, “Hear My Voice” isn’t afraid to put the personal on full view. “This song is […]

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Interview: Luke Elliot on bringing Dressed for the Occasion to Australia for the first time

April 4, 2018

Over a couple of long blacks in Richmond, New Jersey songwriter Luke Elliot anticipates his debut Australian shows. Having brought his sophomore album Dressed for the Occasion out here to be performed in solo mode in some great east coast venues, Elliot’s introduction to the Australian scene is one that has been a while in the making. “Thank […]

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‘The Melbourne Sessions’ bring new series of masterclasses to Yarraville in April

April 4, 2018

APRA AMCOS and Creative Victoria have linked up to bring a new series of music masterclasses to the local industry through this month – The Melbourne Sessions. Kindred Studios in Yarraville will host the one day run of workshops, sessions and networking events for emerging and mid-career songwriters to meet and learn from/exchange with visiting composers, […]

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Interview: Compton emcee Buddy talks “Black”, L.A. and putting a band together

April 4, 2018

When he released Idle Time back in 2014, Compton rapper Buddy immediately showed the world he was bound to be one of the next big names in hip hop. Keeping up with features from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and even pop star Miley Cyrus, the young emcee proved his penmanship was as sharp […]

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Single of the Day: Sophill & Jonathan B-T “Take The Crown” (2018)

April 4, 2018

Anyone who knows me would know that I am an absolute sucker for EDM music, so when I first heard Sophill & Jonathan B-T‘s new single “Take the Crown”, I was hooked. The song was released just over a week ago under Jonathan’s independent label 1NAM, but at first listen, if I had been told the […]

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Award-Winning Narrative Game Killing Time at Lightspeed coming to iOS

April 4, 2018

Killing Time at Lightspeed is now available for pre-order upon its imminent release on iOS. Developed by Gritfish, the award-winning narrative experience sees players aboard a spaceship travelling at the speed of light.

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Film Review: A Quiet Place (USA, 2018) is masterful genre filmmaking that soars leaps and bounds above expectation

April 4, 2018

Even when working off a plot device that doesn’t exactly test the limits of originality, a clever script and utter dedication from its workers can transform the familiar to something beyond our expectations.  Such is the case with A Quiet Place, an impossibly eerie chiller that presents civilisation as a fallen project, and those who […]

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Here are free games with PlayStation Plus for April

April 4, 2018

March was one of the most exciting months on record for Sony’s monthly PlayStation Plus free games offer. Those hoping for more excitement this month might be a little disappointed, however there are still some very strong titles in this month’s group.

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Tech Review: Amazon Echo Plus: Practical magic

April 4, 2018

If Amazon has an ace up their sleeve in the race to produce smart speakers for the home, its that they currently boast a larger model line-up than any of their competitors. While having plenty of options is great, this may only complicate things for consumers that aren’t especially savvy when it comes to the […]

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Tech Review: Plantronics RIG 800LX Gaming Headset: Big money, no whammies

April 4, 2018

For the longest time, I railed against gaming headphones across the board. As an audiophile, there was no part of them anyone did right. They were all huge, heavy and ugly with huge bass that blew the sound to hell. In the last couple of years however, I’ve found myself finally coming around on gaming […]

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Win a double pass to see classic horror flick Rosemary’s Baby on Friday the 13th in Sydney

April 4, 2018

Roman Polanski’s classic psychological horror film Rosemary’s Baby is returning to the big screen on Friday, April 13th at 7pm as part of the In The House series at the George Street Event Cinemas in Sydney. Tickets are only $15 (or $12 if you’re a Cinebuzz member) and selling quickly! Buy them here. Or, for your chance […]

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After the Games: How to spend 24 Hours in Queensland’s Surfers Paradise

April 4, 2018

Known for its beaches, theme parks and seafood, Australia’s second largest state Queensland remains a popular tourist destination all year-round. It’s a big place with an abundance of things to do and places to see. And at the moment its Southern most city is home to the 2018 Commonweath Games. However, if you don’t want […]

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