Day: 26 April 2018

5 early Kendrick Lamar cuts worth revisiting ahead of his July tour

April 26, 2018

Okay, okay, we know we’re a bit early on the proper hype train but screw it, Kendrick Lamar is touring. And touring properly. Not just chucking a Melbourne and Sydney show alongside his headline Splendour in the Grass appearance. K.Dot has shown love to fans in Adelaide and Perth too, locking in dates in South Oz […]

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MusicNT’s Sista Sounds program underway for 2018 in Central Australia

April 26, 2018

Running out in Central Australia since 2011, Sista Sounds has been providing a platform for Indigenous women and girls in remote communities to engage with music and storytelling through the medium via a range of workshops and mentoring sessions with mentors from around the country. The grassroots music program facilitated by MusicNT has seen awesome results […]

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Interview: Bobby Alu talks Gold Coast Music Awards & upcoming tour plans

April 26, 2018

With the 2018 Gold Coast Music Awards coming up next month, we took some time out to catch up with Bobby Alu – one of the talented individuals you’ll be able to catch performing as part of the Gold Coast Music Awards Live Lineup on May 3rd! Having been on the road consistently with Xavier Rudd over the […]

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Tech Review: Razer Nommo Chroma 2.0 Desk Speakers: The sound of cannonfire

April 26, 2018

You review enough gadgets and speakers and eventually you get a sense for The Order of Things. You can tell a lot about a device just from looking at the promo images — you get an idea of their size, the design philosophy and where their predicted strengths and weaknesses will lie. And sometimes they […]

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You can now use Discord to chat to your mates across PC and Xbox

April 26, 2018

Hey, wasn’t it frustrating playing Sea of Thieves with friends cross-platform and having to put your laptop on the couch so you could use Discord to communicate? Those days are over, friends. Discord is coming to the Xbox One.

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Here’s your free PlayStation Plus titles for May

April 26, 2018

It’s that time of the month when we all crane our necks to see what we can wring out of Sony for free this month. It’s been a pretty solid run for the PlayStation Plus freebies, with titles like Bloodborne and Mad Max going gangbusters for the platform. This month Sony wants to get you […]

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Games Review: God of War (PS4, 2018), Raw, Punishing, Beautiful and Heartfelt

April 26, 2018

After over five years in development, Sony’s Santa Monica Studio’s God of War is back and I think you know by now, it’s a triumphant return for one of PlayStations greatest anti-hero’s and god defying badasses, Kratos.

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Why Ray Martin Jumped at the Chance to Host Landmark Photography Conference

April 26, 2018

This weekend, some of Australia’s finest photographers will be showcased at the inaugural photography conference Aperture Australia 2018. The two-day conference is the first of its kind in Sydney, featuring eight industry heavyweights including pioneering Australian landscape photographer Ken Duncan, fine art photographer Alexia Sinclair, and celebrity portrait photographer Gary Heery who has shot celebrities […]

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Book Review: Tom Rachman’s The Italian Teacher is a lyrical look at the true price of art

April 26, 2018

If there was ever an author who had the ability to paint a picture with his prose it’s Tom Rachman. In his latest novel, The Italian Teacher, Rachman puts together a complex and often lyrical study of a man who has grown up in the shadows of his artist father’s genius. The result is a […]

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Cuckoo Callay’s super indulgent bacon festival is back (Sydney)

April 26, 2018

Now well-established amongst Sydney’s bacon-loving diners, Cuckoo Callay’s Bacon Ooze Festival is back with an entirely new menu for the fourth consecutive year. You’ve got until the last week of June to head along to either (or both, do both) the popular café’s Newtown or Surry Hills outposts and dig into a specially created menu […]

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Review: Hacienda revamps Cuban inspired menu with newly appointed Executive Chef

April 26, 2018

Situated on the third floor of 5 star hotel Pullman Quay Grand, Hacienda’s old world Cuban charm and prime location have made it the perfect spot for an evening cocktail whilst marvelling at Sydney’s stunning harbour views. The luxe vista bar has recently revamped its distinctly Cuban menu thanks to award winning head chef Joshua […]

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