Day: 28 August 2018

House House’s Untitled Goose Game is coming to Switch, PC and Mac next year

August 28, 2018

Untitled Goose Game, the goose vs farmer trolling simulator from Melbourne developer House House, captured the internet’s imagination last year with its hilarious debut trailer. The biggest question that trailer failed to answer was “When can I play this, and why isn’t the answer ‘right now’?” The answer might be sooner than you think. House […]

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Track of the Day: Charlotte & Thieves “The Machine” (2018)

August 28, 2018

With their debut EP now only a couple of months away, the latest single from up-and-coming Norwegian indie rockers Charlotte & Thieves, “The Machine,” offers a tantalising glimpse at what’s to come from the band. For a group still very much in their infancy, they are one very much on the rise at home in Norway, garnering […]

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Interview: Australian pianist & composer Sophie Hutchings talks about creating her soundscape

August 28, 2018

Ahead of her Melbourne Recital Centre show this Thursday, we caught up with Australian composer and pianist Sophie Hutchings to chat about her new EP Candela, the composing process behind her serene recordings, and find out how her Sydney show went last week! What are your earliest memories of the piano? Were you experimenting or enchanted from a young age […]

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The 7 most mind-blowing trailers from Gamescom 2018

August 28, 2018

As Gamescom wraps up for another year, we’ve put together a list of the most exciting trailers Europe’s biggest gaming show had to offer. Fallout 76 You will emerge! But only after spending two months eating nothing but Doritos in your dark bedroom trying to finish this game. Fallout 76‘s latest trailer, “A New American […]

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Live Review: LANKS brought the magic with him for his sold out Melbourne shows

August 28, 2018

Beginning the evening strongly, Essie Holt had a large role to play in building the atmosphere for the rest of the night, with the Melbourne producer perfectly setting the scene and helping to harness the rooms burgeoning energy with her dance-pop anthems. Her earlier singles “Magnetise” and “Underwater” held their own through her set, and […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 just dropped the most epic gameplay trailer of the year

August 28, 2018

The games that make the biggest splash at E3 are the ones that debut a big, bombastic trailer to the public. What was remarkable about CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 was that it didn’t do any of that, and still became the talk of the show. The game didn’t even have a trailer that was […]

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Interview: Cindy O’Connor reflects on composing for Once Upon a Time and her Emmy nomination

August 28, 2018

Recently nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score), Cindy O’Connor has just ended a seven year run composing music for the TV series Once Upon a Time. We caught up with the composer to look back on the series, learn more about her and talk about the fact […]

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Take your first look at The Man in the High Castle Season Three

August 28, 2018

Streaming service Amazon Prime Video have just shown off the first footage from the anticipated third season of their critically acclaimed series The Man in the High Castle. Based on author Phillip K. Dick’s award-winning alternate history novel, The Man in the High Castle paints a daunting picture, placing the axis powers in a state of […]

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Jacki Weaver & Byran Brown lead all-star cast in Stan Original series Bloom

August 28, 2018

Two-time Oscar nominated actress Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook) will lead an all-star cast in the upcoming Stan Original series Bloom. The six-part drama series from Playmaker will be distributed by Sony with principal funding from Screen Australia. The all-star cast will also include Bryan Brown (The Light Between Oceans, Red Dog True Blue), Phoebe Tonkin […]

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The 6 best Father’s Day menus in Sydney for 2018

August 28, 2018

Whenever Father’s Day comes around Sydneysiders are tempted in every direction by some of the city’s top restaurants, all of which offer up special menus to help you treat dad the right way. It’s often one of the best days of the year to really tease out a dining destination’s finest dishes at reasonable prices, […]

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Ivy Paige is engaging and fearless in Seduction

August 28, 2018

Ivy Paige’s cabaret show Seduction sees the former Voice contestant don a tight golden dress, with her… talents… on full display, as she taught the crowd how to be a successful seductress like her. Accompanied by her trusty keyboardist, the show delivered some fantastic numbers, that were loosely tied together by dialogue and audience participation. […]

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Adam Rowe delivers the “Funniest Joke of the Fringe” in Undeniable

August 28, 2018

After winning TV network Dave’s “Funniest Joke of the Fringe 2018”, and seeming to court controversy after the fact due to the age of the joke, Adam Rowe’s stand up show Undeniable has become one of the hottest tickets of the Fringe. And it’s not something that the Liverpool comedian seems entirely comfortable with. Indeed, […]

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Gold Coast set to showcase their musical best at special BIGSOUND showcase

August 28, 2018

There’s been a cultural revolution happening on the Gold Coast over the past five years. An increase in funding for arts and culture, the development of a Music Action Plan, exploration of regulatory reform for music venues and associated zoning and the establishment of a new generation of multi-purpose music venues has led to more […]

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Film Review: The Insult (Lebanon, 2017) shows how a modern squabble can escalate due to ancient enemies

August 28, 2018

Ziad Doueiri’s Oscar nominated film, The Insult (L’insulte) could be called Pride & Prejudice. This isn’t because this Lebanese drama has anything to do with Jane Austen. Rather, it is because this film is all about how one minor conflict between two men escalates because of a combination of hubris and hatred. It seems that […]

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