Day: 17 May 2018

National Community Radio Awards reveals new categories for 2018 season

May 17, 2018

The National Community Radio Awards will be coming to the Gold Coast this year, with winners being announced as part of the CBAA Conference on November 10th. Recognising excellence on radio across 30 categories this year, the awards have introduced some new categories to the 2018 awards, reflective of the successes of radio professionals across the […]

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Skegss join Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival line up this July

May 17, 2018

The return of the Spin Off Festival this year will be bringing the likes of The Wombats, The Jungle Giants and Yungblud through the Adelaide punters in amid the Splendour in the Grass madness, and today, Skegss have joined the bill. The band have already struck up a mad connection with fans right around the country, picking up the mantle […]

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The Kooks have made and impressive return with “No Pressure” & “All The Time”

May 17, 2018

The Kooks surprised fans this morning with the release of two brand new songs in the form of “No Pressure” and “All The Time” – both representing a great return from a British band who has long held a spot in the hearts of many indie fans. Taken from their forthcoming new record Let’s Go Sunshine, […]

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Single of the Day: WILLIAM. “Fall On Me” (2018)

May 17, 2018

British songwriter WILLIAM. has been impressing during the lead up to the release of his debut EP, Blindside. The latest release from it comes in the form of “Fall On Me”, a rich mix of tone, melody and melancholic vibes that are gorgeous to the ear. Equal parts haunting and oddly calming “Fall On Me” is one we […]

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B&O Play release the futuristic Earset in Australia

May 17, 2018

B&O PLAY today presents Earset, the evolution of a Bang & Olufsen design icon. Earset comes with state-of-the-art wireless audio technology, world-class Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound and a fresh look for the next generation, while preserving the flexible design aspects that led to the success of the original. Iconic high-end brand Bang & Olufsen […]

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The Xbox Adaptive Controller is a massive win for gamers with disabilities

May 17, 2018

A couple of days ago there was a rumour go around that Microsoft was planning to announce a controller for players with disabilities and limited mobility. Conventional controllers have long been a problem for players with the motor faculties required to deal with all those buttons. For them, and happily, the wait for a first-party […]

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Gotta go fast: The Crew 2 closed beta kicks off May 31

May 17, 2018

After being delayed earlier in the year, The Crew 2‘s release date now creeps ever closer which means its time to start those good, good server stress tests. That means a chance to play a little bit of the game early starting on May 31 when The Crew 2‘s closed beta officially opens. Signups for […]

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Games Review: State of Decay 2 (Xbox One, 2018): All work, no play

May 17, 2018

There is an easy way to tell if State of Decay 2 is going to be your thing or not. How do you react when you realise a game feels like bloody hard work? Do you dig in or do you check out? If you tend to dig in, then chances are you’ll find loads […]

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Games Review: Destiny 2: Warmind (PS4, 2018): Better, but not by a lot

May 17, 2018

Destiny 2‘s first expansion, Curse of Osiris, wasn’t a complete disaster but it sure as hell wasn’t a good move either. Already losing players to battle royale juggernauts of PUBG and Fortnite, Osiris cost the game a lot of momentum after a strong launch. A good chunk of content and activities were placed behind Osiris’ paywall and […]

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Book Review: Religious tensions rule the Languedoc, in Kate Mosse’s epic new historical fiction, The Burning Chambers

May 17, 2018

France, 1562. The Languedoc region is on the cusp of religious war. Threatened by the spread of Protestantism, the Catholic powers are pushing back against edicts ordering tolerance, by stock piling weapons and torturing suspected Huguenots. Old friends become bitter enemies, secrets are bought and sold, and the region moves ever closer to bloody conflict. […]

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Zeus Street Greek has opened in North Sydney today and is giving away free pitas

May 17, 2018

Popular Greek fast food chain Zeus Street Greek is officially moving into Northpoint in North Sydney as of today, and is celebrating by giving away free pitas. Over the years, the rapidly expanding brand has proven to be one of the more reliable fast-casual options in Sydney, featuring a sizable menu full of modern twists […]

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Kings Cross gets a colourful new 80’s themed bar named Chachi’s (Sydney)

May 17, 2018

A retro-inspired dive bar has opened up not far from Kings Cross’ iconic Coca-Cola sign, transforming what was formerly The Old Growler and bringing Sydney the vibrant 80’s-minded Chachi’s. Described as a “fully immersive eighties bar”, the brightly hued watering hole has gone through the dark and grungy space with a serious itch for nostalgia, […]

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