Day: 30 April 2018

Interview: Ben and James Johnston on Biffy Clyro: MTV Unplugged

April 30, 2018

Mere hours before Biffy Clyro made their triumphant return for Melbourne fans, we find ourselves in the guts of The Forum, where tech crew and band members are readying themselves for showtime. Soon enough, we’re joined by the Johnston brothers – James and Ben – raring to go off the back of a momentous gig in Auckland only a few nights prior. […]

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Single of the Day: Kirsten Collins “Rainbows” (2018)

April 30, 2018

You may know her for her covers on Youtube alongside popular Youtubers Kurt Hugo Schneider and Sam Tsui, but after the release of her latest single “Rainbows”, Kirsty Collins is set to become the household name. With a soulful melody and vibrant tune, “Rainbows” is a tune that’s sure to get you up and jumping about in no time. If you can’t […]

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Track by Track: Jeremy Loops takes us through Critical As Water ahead of May Australian tour

April 30, 2018

Ahead of his Australian return in May, South African songwriter Jeremy Loops takes us through his latest album, Critical As Water. A striking new release from the award winning musician and performer, Critical As Water sees Loops embracing a new chapter of songwriting and the messages behind the album are just as notable. As he explains, these tracks are statements […]

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Interview: Howlite’s Alison Thom on dramatic new single “Orchestra”

April 30, 2018

Currently looking ahead to Canadian Music Week, Melbourne group Howlite are excited. The release of their newest single “Orchestra” has further positioned the band as ones to watch this year and as we find out from songwriter and vocalist Alison Thom, their journey of bringing “Orchestra” to life was one anchored with emotional weight. Congratulations on “Orchestra”! Understandably, […]

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ScreenPLAY cancelled by Channel Seven

April 30, 2018

7Mate video games program ScreenPLAY surprised fans yesterday afternoon with the abrupt announcement that the show had been cancelled, citing “commercial realities in TV” as the reason for its demise.

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ANZ photographers take home photography gongs at the Sony Alpha Awards

April 30, 2018

The Sony Alpha Awards, an annual competition celebrating the best in Australian and New Zealand photography, has named this year’s prize winning artists and pieces.

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New Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer dropping this Thursday night

April 30, 2018

It’s good to know that Rockstar can bring us to our knees with a two paragraph, 55-word press release. The latest trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 arrives this Thursday but you’ll need to be up past your bedtime if you want to see it the moment it drops.

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TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead ends its final series with a bang

April 30, 2018

Spoilers for the Ash vs Evil Dead finale to follow It was only a week ago when the news dropped that the beloved The Evil Dead (1981) followup series Ash vs Evil Dead would not be returning for a season 4 and this season 3 finale all of a sudden became the series finale. As heartbreaking as […]

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Newest Venom trailer reveals the monster within

April 30, 2018

Be afraid. the newest trailer for the upcoming Sony/Marvel Cinematic Universe film Venom has graced our screens, and boy does it pack a horrific, symbiotic punch. Starring the wildly talented Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road) as investigative journalist Eddie Brock, Venom sees the infamous villain return to the big screen on his own terms, as […]

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Games Review: TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge (PS4, 2018): Gotta go fast

April 30, 2018

I imagine almost everyone who’s ever ridden a motorcycle has heard the same worried refrain from their mum about how motorcycles claim thousands of lives on the road every year. For those who decide to put mum’s mind at rest and stick to a car, TT: Isle of Man is a great consolation prize, an […]

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Shangri-La to open massive luxury hotel in Manama as part of Bahrain Marina

April 30, 2018

Several waterfront villas and a luxury hotel are being planned for Manama, the capital city of Bahrain. The property, to be managed by the iconic Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, will form part of the immense 310,00 sqm Bahrain Marina development, which is a landmark waterfront development for the city that will include not […]

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Book Review: Enter the dangerous world of the South African poaching industry with Tony Park’s Captive

April 30, 2018

Eager Australian lawyer Kerry Maxwell arrives in South Africa, ready and raring to help veterinarian Graham Baird in his fight against poachers in the country’s national parks. But Baird is not what she expects – he’s drunk, jaded, and, worst of all, he’s behind bars in Mozambique. Baird is responsible for the death of the brother […]

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8Bit to give away 300 free signature burgers at Steam Mill Lane this week (Sydney)

April 30, 2018

To celebrate the first permanent Sydney store from Melbourne-born burger heroes 8Bit, the video-game inspired joint is planning to give away 300 freebies of their signature burg: the 8bit with cheese. They’ll be serving up these totally free, totally delicious burgers on Thursday 3rd May (that’s tomorrow for those playing at home) from their home […]

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Cannabis the star of Sydney’s massive upcoming Hemp Health & Innovation Expo

April 30, 2018

As talks around legalising marijuana continue to progress in Australia, it’s becoming increasingly important to directly engage with the complexities of cannabis. While the densely layered stigma surrounding the misunderstood plant is still gradually peeling back, there remains much to understand and learn about what is now the latest superfood to be made legally available […]

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Australian chef David Thompson to bid farewell to Bangkok’s iconic Nahm

April 30, 2018

Australian chef David Thompson has been conquering the culinary world ever since word spread about Nahm, his multi-award winning Bangkok restaurant which is regularly considered as one of the best dining spots in all of Asia. After nearly two decades with the Nahm brand, originated in London, Thompson has decided to bid farewell to the […]

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