Day: 5 April 2018

SXSW Guest Review: Sydney’s Sons of the East: Dare I call this Australia-cana?

April 5, 2018

While at SXSW last month, a few emerging non-Australian writers were invited to head along to watch show featuring an Australian artist. Our first writer, Sam Jackson, looks back on his experience watching Sydney outfit Sons of the East. “The more people dance, the better we play.” I don’t think Sydney’s Sons of the East […]

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SXSW Guest Review: Why Thandi Phoenix is worthy of memorialising

April 5, 2018

While at SXSW last month, a few emerging non-Australian writers were invited to head along to watch show featuring an Australian artist. Our second writer, Jaison Oliver, looks back on his experience watching Sydney’s rising pop star Thandi Pheonix. “It’s all a blur of tacos.” Thandi Phoenix is somewhere in the middle of eight scheduled […]

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Single of the Day: Monarchy “mid:night” (2018)

April 5, 2018

If you’re looking for a new synth-pop track to jam out to, look no further than London- based synth-pop duo Monarchy’s new song mid:night , a fresh new dance track off their forthcoming album to be released later in the year. The song started off from the idea of that joyful and dizzy feeling you get when […]

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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth launches August 14

April 5, 2018

World of Warcraft‘s seventh expansion pack, Battle for Azeroth, will let slip the dogs of war on August 14 bringing with it a slew of new locations, new races and new mechanics.

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Activision announces Spyro Reignited Trilogy, drops first trailer

April 5, 2018

After the record-breaking success of the Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, there was no way Activision was going to leave Spyro the Dragon on the bench for long. Good news, PS1-era platforming fans — your fave purple dragon is making a comeback.

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Celebrate WrestleMania 34 with A Brand New WWE SuperCard Tier

April 5, 2018

Just in time for the blockbuster WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans, WWE SuperCard have released brand new card packs with over 65 new WrestleMania-themed cards. Superstars from across the WWE roster feature on these brand new cards, including Charlotte, Bayley, Dean Ambrose and Jinder Mahal. Our pack included tag team specialist Chad Gable, who is […]

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Insomniac’s Spider-Man Gets Release Date and Awesome Collector’s Edition

April 5, 2018

Insomniac Games have unveiled the contents of the Collector’s Edition for their upcoming PS4 exclusive Spider-Man and (finally) a release date!

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands to receive second year of DLC

April 5, 2018

Since the launch of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, over 10 million players have taken on the Santa Blanca Cartel. As a result of the title’s success, Ubisoft have announced a second year full of post launch content for players to enjoy. The content offers a range of free contents on both campaign and PvP experiences. The first […]

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Film Review: The Party (UK, 2017) delivers pitch-black comedy at its best

April 5, 2018

Black comedies can be a very hard genre to pull off. Since it dwells within serious issues that could potentially be seen as taboos within the genre, it requires a certain balance between empathy, humour and darkness. But like all films, they have to have a certain amount of humanity for the audience to cling […]

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Book Review: Susie Elelman’s Still Half My Size brings a show business perspective to the world of weight loss

April 5, 2018

Susie Elelman is a much-loved Australian media personality who has appeared on daytime television and radio for several decades. She has also waged a rather public battle with her weight and those experiences shaped her first book, Half My Size released in 2005. Now in 2018, Elelman follows-up that title with another self-help book, Still Half […]

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Book Review: Art, friendship, and the dreaded Delhi belly collide in Barbara Carmichael’s I’ve Come To Say Goodbye

April 5, 2018

A fifty-something Australian artist and a 32 year old Indian spice merchant. It doesn’t exactly sound like the perfect basis for a lasting friendship. But Tarun Singh Inda became like a brother to author Barbara Carmichael, opening his heart and home to her over ten years worth of trips between Australia and India. Tarun passed […]

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