Day: 10 May 2018

Single of the Day: Oh My My “Animal House” (2018)

May 10, 2018

Bad Pony‘s¬†Sam Thomlinson has recently released a great simmering track under the name¬†Oh My My¬†– welcome to the “Animal House”. Built on the ideas of lust and its often dark and animalistic side wreaking havoc on personal emotions, “Animal House” is like a dance track made for the late night dance floor. Featuring¬†Kitrich (James Kitto) […]

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The Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition names Amy Shark and David Le’aupepe their top writers for 2018

May 10, 2018

Amy Shark and¬†David Le’aupepe are two of the country’s most popular songwriters and musicians at the moment, so it comes as little surprise that they would come out on at the top end of the list for an event like the¬†Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition. The Gold Coast’s Amy¬†came out with first place, with “Adore” […]

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NZ songwriter Nakita tells us about five badass ladies killing the creative game

May 10, 2018

Meet NZ songwriter¬†Nakita. Today, we’re finding out more about this exciting new artist – at just 18 years old, she’s been garnering acclaim for her latest single “Sucka”. Nakita linked up with¬†Matthew Young¬†and Grammy nominated producer¬†Leroy Clampitt¬†(Justin Bieber) to make this narrative of an unhealthy infatuation into a catchy song that we’ve been switched on […]

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Virginia Grohl and Mardi Caught named keynote speakers at BIGSOUND 2018

May 10, 2018

The first¬†BIGSOUND announcement came on through today, with¬†Mardi Caught (the head of new independent marketing services company,¬†The Annex) and¬†Virginia Grohl (author of¬†From Cradle to Stage) being amongst the first names announced for the September music conference. The initial round of buyers and influencers have also been announced to the program, with the added focus on […]

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Games Interview: Blizzard’s Alan Dabiri on Heroes of the Storm‘s Dark Nexus event

May 10, 2018

With Heroes of the Storm‘s Dark Nexus event now in full swing, players are getting to see a side of the game they’ve never gotten a piece of before — one with lore, one that attempts to explain the bizarre confluence of characters and events that make up the game’s central conflicts. With so much […]

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Tech Review: Kindle Oasis (2018): I think I might’ve read this one before

May 10, 2018

To say that Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is one of the nicest e-readers I’ve ever used would be to undersell it. Amazon are so good at building these devices by now that there’s almost no room in the market for anyone else. But, for good or ill, it’s also quite clear that Amazon have taken their […]

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Games Review: Dragon’s Crown Pro (PS4, 2018): Glow up

May 10, 2018

Dragon’s Crown Pro is kind of a lot. A remaster of Dragon’s Crown, a breathless love letter to the side-scrolling fantasy beat-em-ups of the Golden Axe era, the original both succeeded in its mission and managed to piss a lot of people off with its simplistic gameplay married to some of the most absurd character […]

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Games Review: Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality (PSVR, 2018), Immersive, Disgusting & Foul Mouthed in a good way!

May 10, 2018

Ever since the amazing game Accounting Plus VR from Squanchtendo and Crows Crows Crows,  there was no doubt we needed a Rick and Morty VR game. Now a sweet, sweet collaboration between Owlchemy Games, the dev behind Job Simulator, and Adult Swim Games has become a Rick-ality! See what I did there?

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Film Review: Tully (USA, 2018) is a return-to-form for both Reitman and Cody

May 10, 2018

If there’s one creative collaboration that many look forward to, it’d have to be between director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody. Their first collaboration was the 2007 comedy-drama Juno. With its hip dialogue, wonderful performances and a refreshing view of the coming-of-age genre (for that time), it was a critically-acclaimed hit that was a […]

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Interview: Mark Raats on his SOLO: A Star Wars Story mural sitting tall and majestic in the heart of Melbourne CBD

May 10, 2018

As an Australian based Illustrator,¬†Mark Raats has been around the world a couple of times more than most, having his artwork recognised and purchased by the likes of J.J. Abrams and George Lucas.¬†Working alongside Lucasfilm among many others on projects now for well over 25 years, Mark never ceases to amaze with his stunning work. […]

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