Day: 30 May 2018

Inaugural Machine du Vin brings Bonobo, CC:DISCO!, Booka Shade & more to the South of France

May 30, 2018

Ever wanted to just escape to somewhere completely indulgent and extra? Surround yourself with music, wine and good food only somewhere say, Paris, could offer? Machine du Vin has you covered. The crew behind the Australian ‘Wine Machine’ franchise of events is expanding this year, bringing an eclectic line up of electronic artists and DJs through […]

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Music Video of the Day: Trophy Eyes “You Can Count On Me” (2018)

May 30, 2018

Fresh off their upcoming record The American Dream, Trophy Eyes have debuted their latest lashing of music in “You Can Count On Me”. A kickback response to the unhealthy side of social media and its effects on artists in today’s digital climate, “You Can Count On Me” joins the ranks of songs that takes a refreshingly honest look […]

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MANE caps off the SPIN OFF Festival’s return edition for 2018

May 30, 2018

The SPIN OFF Festival is set to return to Adelaide this July 20th, the younger sibling of Splendour in the Grass ready to satiate the appetites of South Australian music fans as much as possible. With the likes of The Wombats, Meg Mac, The Jungle Giants and more on the line up, SPIN OFF have today revealed that local […]

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Applications are open for the Queenscliff Music Festival Emerging Artist Grants

May 30, 2018

Up and coming artists from the Barwon Southwest region are encouraged to get involved in this year’s Queenscliff Music Festival Emerging Artist Grants initiative; open for 2018, the grant offers individuals and groups the opportunity to take away grants of up to $10,000. The Emerging Artist Grants have been running for eight years now, with […]

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7 tips to survive your first Primavera Sound in Barcelona

May 30, 2018

Heading to Barcelona today for the annual, Primavera Sound festival? You’re in store for a treat – this is without question one of the best festivals in the world. Well managed, with stellar lineups to match, it’s impossible not to have a good time at this world-class festival. But if you haven’t been before, there […]

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Interview: Joff Oddie on the growth of Wolf Alice, supporting Queens of the Stone Age & more

May 30, 2018

This September, Wolf Alice are set to return to Australia with Visions of a Life, their acclaimed record that Aussie fans first got a taste of with the band’s visit to our shores earlier this year on the Laneway Festival tour. Since that last trip, the British foursome have been going from strength to strength, touring heavily […]

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Bethesda reveals Fallout 76 ahead of E3, few further details

May 30, 2018

After Bethesda appeared to tease a new entry in the Fallout series yesterday, the internet flew into speculation mode. What was it? There’s no way it could be Fallout 5, it’s too soon for that. The general consensus was that Bethesda was going to announce a Switch port of Fallout 4 in the same manner […]

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AUxAU Guide to Newcastle: The Lucky Hotel puts a trendy spin on history

May 30, 2018

Located on Hunter Street, The Lucky Hotels’ normal front entrance is engulfed by the city’s ongoing light-rail construction. But whilst staff remarked to us that Hunter Street’s closure to car traffic and constant flow of pedestrians has impacted their day-trade, the venue was a hive of energy for our visit which spoke volumes to their […]

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Book Review: Jeff Goodell’s The Water Will Come is a devastating warning for a not-too-distant, water-logged world

May 30, 2018

The idea of a modern-day Atlantis, or large coastal cities flooded by rising sea-levels sounds like the stuff of horror or science fiction films. Instead, The Water Will Come is a frightening, non-fiction book written by Rolling Stone contributing editor, Jeff Goodell. Goodell has written about climate change for over 15 years and is able to distill […]

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Book Review: Power and politics meet a horror icon in Raymond A. Villareal’s inventive and chilling debut: A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising

May 30, 2018

In the very near future, a virus dubbed NOBI stalks the population. Those infected with it become something more than human, and designate themselves Gloamings. Attractive, powerful, and exciting, these modern day vampires have thousands clamouring to be like them. But a few see them as they really are, bloodthirsty and dangerous, and as Gloaming […]

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