Day: 25 May 2018

Interview: Ontario’s Dizzy on touring outside Canada, landing Austin City Limits & more

May 25, 2018

One of our favourite new bands of the last 12 months is Ontario’s Dizzy. First becoming hooked on their single “Swim” and then seeing them live for the first time in Canada last year, we knew they had to be a must see of The Great Escape in 2018. We were able to grab some time with Mackenzie, Katie, Charlie and Alex while […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Mary Webb “Crepuscule” (2018)

May 25, 2018

Crepuscule. Meaning ‘twilight’ or ‘dusk’, the term wraps itself around some notions of melancholy, wintriness and a slow burn of sadness that comes intrinsically linked with missing a loved one. For singer songwriter Mary Webb, these are themes she tackles with a rich  musical depth and beauty, with new single “Crepuscule”. Working with dancer Lewis Major, the […]

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Single of the Day: Foxton Kings “Money, Money” (2018)

May 25, 2018

There is rarely a head-banging, foot stomping track that I will actually genuinely enjoy and want to share with all my mates. But Foxton Kings have managed to achieve just that with their latest single Money, Money. The boys from Perth have gifted us with a new single, complete with edginess and hard grooviness. But underneath […]

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5 Must See Shows For Music Lovers at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival

May 25, 2018

Get ready for a smorgasbord of glitz and glamour, because the Adelaide Cabaret Festival is back for yet another year and it’s looking as fabulous as ever! Running from the 8th-23rd of June, this year’s program is bursting with musical gems- from shiny show tunes to unexpected cover bands. Music lovers will be spoilt for […]

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PlayStation turns Detroit: Become Human helper android loose in Sydney, Australians predictably alarmed

May 25, 2018

Quantic Dream’s newest cinematic, choice-based adventure title Detroit: Become Human hit store shelves this week. Adored by our reviewer and reviled by others, the game was always going to be a polarising one. To capitalise on the hype surrounding the game and its story about humans treating androids as awfully as they treat each other, […]

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Riverdale‘s KJ Apa and Magic Mike‘s Joe Manganiello added to Melbourne Oz Comic Con

May 25, 2018

Sneaking in just under the wire before the schedule gets locked in Oz Comic Con has announced two final guests for their Melbourne event happening 9th and 10th of June. Star of Riverdale KJ Apa and Magic Mike and True Blood alum Joe Manganiello will headline the pop culture convention and be set to get […]

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YAAAASSS Queer Eye Is Back & The Fab 5 Are Heading Down Under!

May 25, 2018

Netflix’s global sensation Queer Eye is back to transform some of the stylistically challenged into fresh new selves and along the way spread the message of encouragement, self-care and uplift us all, and to celebrate the launch of Season 2, the Fab 5 will be heading to Australia! Fifteen years ago Queer Eye For The […]

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Film Review: The Bookshop (UK, 2018) will make you want to stay home and read a book instead

May 25, 2018

Isabel Coixet has always been a talented filmmaker, making understated drama films dealing with issues like existentialism and inner turmoil to great aplomb. Although there have been some highs in her filmography like My Life Without Me and The Secret Life of Words (both starring the talented actress/director Sarah Polley), her last few films have […]

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Theatre Review: Gypsy is a slow burn that just misses the mark (Sydney’s Hayes Theatre Co to 30 June)

May 25, 2018

I’m not entirely sure what I was expecting walking into Hayes Theatre to see Gypsy, a musical based on the memoirs of famous burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. All I know is this wasn’t it. The performance focuses heavily on the early life of Gypsy Rose Lee, growing up in the shadow of her sister […]

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Your food and drink guide for Vivid Sydney 2018

May 25, 2018

It’s here! Vivid Sydney has begun for another year, stepping up to its now globally renowned reputation with a massive celebration of light, music and ideas. There’s so much going on from now until the 16th June so we’ve put together a quick food and drink guide to keep handy while you’re out and about. […]

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