Day: 11 May 2018

Live Review: 25 years on, The Whitlams haven’t lost any of their charm or dynamism as a live band

May 11, 2018

A band like The Whitlams are a band you can always depend upon to provide you with a good time. The fact that the Sydney band have enjoyed consistent successes and sold out shows on the road with a national tour almost nationally has proven that theirs is a songbook boasting not only longevity, but quality […]

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Sydney’s Carriageworks announces experimental electronic festival Open Frame

May 11, 2018

Composers, producers and artists will gather at Carriageworks over two days in June for Open Frame. The festival, presented by Room40, will highlight various stages of sonic intensity and experimentation with a stacked program that includes, amongst other highlights, the world premiere of an Occam (XXIX) composition by French electronic music composer Éliane Radigue, commissioned […]

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Check out Tired Lion at their ferocious best with new video for “Where Were You?”

May 11, 2018

Tired Lion‘s Australian tour is upon us, with the band anticipating a near sold out run of gigs that will take them right round the country as purveyors of some blistering punk rock. They’re only getting better, too, which is the best part. Today, the band have released a new music video for the hectic […]

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Live Review: The Killers execute condensed stadium rock greatness for Sydneysiders at Selina’s

May 11, 2018

I have two vivid memories of The Killers. The first was when I was twelve years old, and my brother and I were out shopping with mum during the school holidays. We both decided we wanted to buy a CD. We settled on Jack Johnson’s In Between Dreams and The Killers’ Hot Fuss. Me, being […]

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Music Victoria’s Live Music Professionals Program names its recipients for 2018

May 11, 2018

The Live Music Professionals program that has been established by the folk at Music Victoria have named the recipients of this year’s round; this group of industry individuals will be taking part in the professional and business developments program beneath the Victorian Government’s Music Works initiative. Under the mentoring of reps from the likes of Deathproof PR, the […]

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Music Video of the Day: Hein Cooper “Hear My Voice” (2018)

May 11, 2018

Hein Cooper has made his presence felt back in Australia over the last few weeks and with his latest single, “Hear My Voice”,  we’ve gotten a great insight into this new chapter of Cooper’s career.  The music video also captures the vulnerability of the song excellently, as you can see for yourself below.   ———- This […]

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World of Tanks just dropped a new Australian tank onto the battlefield

May 11, 2018

We love it when esoteric Australiana finds its way into our entertainment. Take World of Tanks for example. After unleashing the AC1 Cruiser MK1 Sentinel into the game back in 2016, Wargaming now turns to another Australian tank — the Centurion Mk. V, the shuddering workhorse deployed in the Vietnam War. And you can play […]

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Four Aussies are playing for a spot in the FIFA eWorld Cup Playoffs tonight

May 11, 2018

Esports fans: Gfinity Esports Australia are hosting the FIFA 18 Global Series Qualifier tonight and you’re not gonna want to miss it. Four Aussie players are in the mix, all fighting to preserve their spot on the road the 2018 FIFA eWorld Cup.

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Here’s where you can find each Arctic Monkeys Pop-Up Store around the globe

May 11, 2018

The Arctic Monkeys are back! But not in the way you may think. Sure, their newest album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino may be out today, but it’s their various pop-up stores that have gotten our attention. Based on the name of their newest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino pop-up stores have opened in […]

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Port Stephens is getting a new luxury 4.5 star hotel from Rick Stein

May 11, 2018

After two iconic Mollymook locations, Rick Stein and his Bannisters brand will be opening up a new 4.5-star luxury hotel and restaurant at Soldiers Point, Port Stephens. With a total of 80 rooms, including four luxury suites and a penthouse, the new property will make full use of its location, with 50 of its rooms […]

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Stockade Brew Co to open new craft beer bar in Marrickville (Sydney)

May 11, 2018

Inner-West Sydney always welcomes new craft beer bars with open arms, and the latest will certainly be no exception as the country’s fastest growing independent craft beer producer, Stockade Brewing Co, opens shop in Marrickville this month. The new fully operating brewery, tasting room and bar will repurpose an old factory space with a large […]

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Review: Andy Harmer takes the reigns at QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar & Grill (Melbourne)

May 11, 2018

Ambience wise, QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar & Grill hasn’t changed much since its opening back in 2016. The venue still has the same luxuriously cheeky vibe that intrigued me so much on my first visit. However, with Andy Harmer having recently taken the reigns as executive chef, the culinary offerings at Pascale Bar & Grill […]

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