Day: 20 August 2018

Track of the Day: Snoh Aalegra feat. Luke James “Out Of Your Way (Remix)” (2018)

August 20, 2018

Swedish singer Snoh Aalegra will be heading out on tour next month across the United States, in support of her late-2017 debut record FEELS. In anticipation she’s dropped a new single, or rather a reimaging of the album track: “Out Of Your Way”. On this new version, Aalegra has brought in New Orleans’ crooner Luke […]

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Cardi B and Migos lead NYE lineup for Perth’s Origin Fields

August 20, 2018

Formerly known as Origin NYE, 2018 is the 12th year of the Western Australian festival and a score of changes are planned. As well as a new name, the festival now has a new location and is expanding to a two day music and culture festival with the announcement of their largest lineup to date. […]

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Tech Review: The Huawei Nova 3e Delivers High Tech at a Low Price

August 20, 2018

With the list of new and available smartphones increasing daily, the Huawei Nova 3e, known elsewhere as the Nova P20 lite, is admittedly a surprising entry promising high tech, for the low RRP of $399 AUD. While it seems like a lot to live up to, don’t let the price tag fool you. This is […]

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Opera Review: Madame Butterfly is a timeless tragedy that tugs at your heartstrings (National Tour to 18 September)

August 20, 2018

Madame Butterfly is a timeless love story involving a beauty and a beastly character and Opera Australia are currently staging a regional tour of the renowned Puccini’s opera. In doing so, they have made one of the world’s most famous operas accessible to a wider Australian audience thanks to a scaled-down, English language version. This […]

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Tech Review: Google Home Max has brains, brawn and big sound

August 20, 2018

The Google Home Max is, in this reviewer’s opinion, the best sounding standalone smart speaker on the market. That’s an arguable point of course, but after weeks spent trying this imposing device with various styles of music (and a few podcasts) it is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid going full cheerleader mode over its performance. […]

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Book Review: Adam Hills’ Best Foot Forward proves that he is an elder statesman of comedy

August 20, 2018

Adam Hills is the nicest guy in comedy. Thanks to his memoir, Best Foot Forward, he can also claim to be a “top bloke” in the world of publishing. In this book he reflects on both his personal life and his career, offering up lots of funny anecdotes and inspirational stories. As with his stand-up, […]

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MIFF Review: Mandy (USA, 2018) stars Nicolas Cage on a rage-filled revenge quest

August 20, 2018

Mandy is a crazy two-hour LSD trip led by a totally unhinged Nicolas Cage performance. The film follows Red (Cage) and Mandy (Andrea Riseborough) who live a peaceful life in the Pacific Northwest, that is until a religious cult barge in and rob Red of the love of his life, sending the man on a […]

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WWE 2K19 To Celebrate Daniel Bryan’s Storied Career in Returning 2K Showcase Mode

August 20, 2018

Daniel Bryan has had a long and varied career in WWE. From his introduction as part of the NXT‘s Nexus division, to his eventual firing, rehiring, retiring and return. WWE 2K19 is set to showcase his journey and triumphant struggle back to the ring with the return of 2K Showcase, a story-driven campaign mode within […]

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