Day: 13 September 2018

Here’s every announcement from this morning’s Nintendo Direct

September 13, 2018

There’s a sense of excitement that runs through the entire industry in the moments before a new Nintendo Direct broadcast. What will they talk about? What crazy new titles and ports will they announce for the Switch? Today’s broadcast, ahead of the launch of the new Nintendo Switch Online service, was a rapid fire streak […]

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Track of the Day: JVLY “milk&honey” (2018)

September 13, 2018

Back in June, producer JVLY treated us to complex and trippy single “Blue Pill” heavily influenced by Shlohmo & Flying Lotus. Spending almost all his time in his room trying to recreate these sounds, his extremely productive period led him to become increasingly distant to reality . Three months later Kayle Butler aka JVLY’s most […]

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Star-studded tribute concert announced for late Sydney musician Luke Liang

September 13, 2018

At the end of August, tragic news surfaced that Sydney muso Luke Liang lost his battle with depression at just 28 years of age. Known for his keyboard and guitarist roles in Sydney based band Papa vs Pretty, he was one of Australia’s most active guns-for-hire, working with industry heavy weights, Alex the Astronaut, Jack […]

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116 live acts added to WAMFest in Perth: Here’s 6 to get excited about

September 13, 2018

Being the most isolated city in the world, Perth has always fostered its own local music scene, recently sharing successes Slumberjack, Ruby Fields and San Cisco with the rest of the country and world. WAMFest is an annual celebration of emerging homegrown artists, bands and producers spread across multiple venues and on November 2nd and […]

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Melbourne Fringe Review: The sounds of Woodstock explode in the tremendous Yasgur’s Farm

September 13, 2018

The year is 1969. It’s the middle of August, summer is coming to a close but as you descend on the property of Max Yasgur for one of the single biggest events in music history, the air is notably warm with the throng of 400,000 bodies. With one of the most prolific musical lineups known, […]

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Melbourne Fringe Review: Darwent & Gray’s The Rest is Drag is a divine, feel good production to make you think

September 13, 2018

I called my boyfriend just after four o’clock. He was leaving his boring office to get on the boring train with the potential of taking a squiz at the boring financial review before eating a boring dinner and you get the gist. His flamboyancy was lacking, but lets not tell him that just yet. “How […]

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Horror producer Jason Blum to visit Australia for Halloween retcon

September 13, 2018

Known for producing a-grade, horror packed films Paranormal Activity and The Purge, Universal Pictures is bringing Jason Blum, one of Hollywood’s greatest producers and founder of Blumhouse Productions, to discuss his upcoming release Halloween.  Blum is a two-time Academy Award®-nominated and two-time Emmy and Peabody Award-winning producer. His multi-media company is known for pioneering a new model […]

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Huxtaburger is making its Sydney debut with $1 burgers this week

September 13, 2018

I guess you can call Huxtaburger a pioneering business. The Melbourne-born burger joint first popped onto the scene in 2011, long before the burger boom that has since seen – in particular – Sydney and Melbourne become two of the best cities in the world for burger lovers. Though unlike some others, Huxtaburger’s popularity has […]

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Hotel Review: The Cullen remains one of Melbourne’s most unique hotels

September 13, 2018

It all started here for Art Series Hotel Group, the boutique hotel brand renowned for dedicating each of their properties to an individual Australian artist. Opened in 2009, The Cullen was the first for the group, and has arguably remained one of their finest achievements, thanks to the late great Adam Cullen and his grungy […]

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Games Review: F1 2018 (PS4, 2018): The Best in the Business

September 13, 2018

Ok, first things first? Do you like going fast? I mean really, really, really fast? Well then F1 2018 may just be suited to you. The latest iteration of developer Codemasters’ premiere Formula 1 franchise may just be the best we’ve seen so far, thanks to some handy improvements presentation and controls, all while holding […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: Nice Biscuit – Digital Mountain (2018 LP)

September 13, 2018

Brisbane DIY enthusiasts and psych-rockers Nice Biscuit were one of our favourite acts at BIGSOUND last week – and now this Friday they’re releasing their debut LP Digital Mountain. But today we’re giving you your exclusive first taste of the release ahead of their album launch show in Melbourne tonight. Their name references the most […]

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Tech Review: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is a Great All-Rounder But…

September 13, 2018

Canon’s EOS 5D Mark IV is now two years old, but it’s still holding its own in the professional photography world as a high performance stills camera for the discerning stills shooter. With a 30.4 megapixel sensor, ISO range 100-32000, 4K video, 61-point autofocus, wifi and NFC to work with the Canon Camera Connect App, and […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Áine Tyrrell “In This House” (2018)

September 13, 2018

Today, Irish-Australian folk musician Áine Tyrrell drops the brand new music video for her single “In This House” exclusively on the AU review – the lead single from her new album Return To The Sea, due for release on September 25th. “In This House” was born from a sharing of stories between Tyrrell, and her frequent […]

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