Day: July 19, 2018

Track of the Day: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever “Time in Common” (2018)

July 19, 2018

There is something particularly surprising about the success of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. On face value, the music shouldn’t be particularly interesting nor as successful as it is. Put simply, there are a lot of bands doing what they’re doing. But for some reason (let’s call it “talent”) – their latest single “Time in Common” being no […]

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Music Video of the Day: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever “Time in Common” (2018)

July 19, 2018

There is something particularly surprising about the success of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. On face value, the music shouldn’t be particularly interesting nor as successful as it is. Put simply, there are a lot of bands doing what they’re doing. But for some reason (let’s call it “talent”) – their latest single “Time in Common” […]

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Win a double pass to Scouted in Adelaide and the 10th Anniversary AU Review celebrations

July 19, 2018

The AU Review is turning 10, and to kick off several months of celebrations around the country, next Friday we’ll be taking over Rocket Bar as part of Indie-Con’s SCOUTED event in Adelaide. Set across 4 venues, 16 up-and-coming artists will take to the stage, with Strict Face, Bree Tanner, Hartway and Argus & The […]

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Gang of Youths frontman David Le’aupepe auctions off Go Farther in Lightness guitar for charity RAICES

July 19, 2018

Sydney outfit Gang of Youths have been busy touring the world this year, though fans will be surely looking forward to singing along to all their hits off their acclaimed, ARIA winning and chart topping record Go Farther in Lightness, this weekend at Splendour in the Grass. And now fans have the chance to own […]

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Tech Review: Logitech G560 PC Gaming Speakers: Blue light disco

July 19, 2018

It’s a bit weird reviewing a pair of PC speakers in 2018. A casual poll of friends who use desktop PC’s for work, gaming or both revealed that every last one of them use headphones, for a variety of reasons. Some of them have infants they don’t want to wake up. Some of them are […]

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Win a double pass to see french comedy C’est La Vie in cinemas

July 19, 2018

After organising hundreds of events over 30 years, Max (Jean-Pierre Bacri) is close to throwing in the towel. The latest nightmare for the irritable planner is a magnificent wedding reception in a 17th century château, where he thinks he has put together all the ingredients to make the party a success. However, as the celebrations […]

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Film Review: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (UK/USA, 2018) will have audiences chanting I Do! I Do! I Do! to this joyful sequel

July 19, 2018

If there was one sequel this year that people did not see coming, it’s Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again. The sequel to the 2008 blockbuster hit has the entire original cast reprising their roles and we have welcome newcomers into the mix like Cher, Andy Garcia and of course, Lily James. The reaction from […]

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Tech Review: Logitech G512 Carbon Mechanical Keyboard: Good manners

July 19, 2018

The Logitech G512 Carbon Mechanical Keyboard is very well mannered. It has the rapid fire response times you’re looking for in a gaming keyboard, but the click from its switches as you type is minimal. This makes it a board that can do it all — you can use this as a day-to-day office board […]

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The Elder Scrolls Online‘s New Wolfhunter DLC Lets The Dogs Out

July 19, 2018

The world of The Elder Scrolls Online continues to expand with its latest DLC chapter, Wolfhunter, which contains two brand new werewolf-themed dungeons: March of the Sacrifices and Moon Hunter Keep.

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Virgin Australia announce direct services between Newcastle and Auckland

July 19, 2018

Novocastrians are about to receive greater access to the vast beauty of New Zealand as Virgin Australia plan to be the first airline in 16 years to introduce direct services between Newcastle Airport and Auckland. Newcastle Airport will welcome the new routes during the peak holiday period from 22nd November 2018 to 17th February 2019, […]

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Eat your way around Byron Bay: 5 places to try during Splendour in the Grass

July 19, 2018

Not far from the fields where the annual winter festival Splendor in the Grass will take place this weekend, Byron Bay is a hotbed for innovative gastronomy and creative enterprises. The landscape is constantly evolving and flourishing, yet within the much loved laid-back coastal and country environment that has thrived for years. The food scene has […]

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Opera Review: Ambitious Aida almost derailed by teensy technical hitch (at Sydney Opera House until 31st August)

July 19, 2018

It is as magnificent, jaw-dropping, gasp-enticing and lavish a staging as you can imagine, but Opera Australia’s decision to rely on digital technology for its latest production of Aida nearly came unstuck on opening night, due to a tiny, blinking square of blue light. Using soaring, rotating LED panels as the primary set, onto which […]

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West Side comes to the East Side of the Opera House

July 19, 2018

If you love jogging through the Botanical Gardens near Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on a bright Autumn night, be prepared to hear the name Maria echoing through the trees as Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour brings the iconic West Side Story to the outdoor stage. In an effort to top the romance of this season’s La […]

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Four Aussies set to make a splash at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe

July 19, 2018

The world’s biggest Fringe Festival is back for yet another year and the line up of acts is endless! Kicking off August 3, Edinburgh Festival is offering up a gigantic serving of arts and entertainment, and if you’re lucky enough to be making your way over you’re probably already scrambling to get your ‘Must See,’ […]

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How to Make Better Food Choices: 8 Tips for a Healthier Life

July 19, 2018

When it comes to our diet we often struggle to stick to it, especially with our busy work schedules bundled together with our personal lives. Finding the time to make the right food choices can be challenging and we often opt for a takeaway meal that probably isn’t the healthiest choice. However, there is a […]

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