Day: 21 September 2018

Review: Hotel Indigo’s brand new 1 Leicester Square location brings the West End to life (London)

September 21, 2018

Having an address as iconic as 1 Leicester Square might lead one to expect to find another overpriced London Hotel, resting on the laurels of its location rather than on the experience it could provide its guests. Rest assured, Hotel Indigo‘s newest residence, which opened earlier this year, goes above and beyond to present one […]

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Track of the Day: Hein Cooper “Over Again” (2018)

September 21, 2018

We’ve long been fans of Hein Cooper here on the AU, and when he released his single “Hear My Voice” back in April, it had been a decent time between drinks for the Sydney Indie Pop artist. Turns out the singer/songwriter had been spending quite a bit of time writing in “British coastal towns and […]

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Rockstar announces Red Dead Online, forthcoming beta

September 21, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is getting multiplayer. Red Dead Online will be the online multiplayer component in Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2, and will operate in a similar manner to Grand Theft Auto Online. It will drop players into the full size, open world map of Red Dead Redemption 2, catering for massive lobbies of players, […]

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BIGSOUND Interview: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets (Perth) talk recording their upcoming album and Clive Palmer

September 21, 2018

Gathered around a table at Brisbane’s The Elephant Hotel, psychedelic rockers Psychedelic Porn Crumpets were readying themselves for shenanigans at BIGSOUND. Much like their name, the conversation with the Perth quartet was weird and caused a lot of laughs, beginning with them learning controversial mining magnate/politician Clive Palmer placed an ad mocking radio host Ray […]

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Melbourne Fringe Review: Jake Matricardi showcases stellar storytelling ability with The Gargoyle

September 21, 2018

Jake Matricardi plays a centuries old stone gargoyle who was struck by lightning whilst perched atop a church, plummeting into the river and rising with blood in his veins and a heartbeat in his chest. Living his days beneath a bridge, this wondrous and creative one man production explores the gargoyle’s existence and the stories […]

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Games Review: NBA 2K19 (PS4, 2018) is still the King of the Court

September 21, 2018

The NBA 2K series is back for its 20th anniversary, which seems like a long time for a video game franchise, but has proved to be time well spent, with the NBA 2K franchise becoming the preferred platform for many NBA fans, including myself. It is with great satisfaction that I can say that while […]

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Film Review: Intelligent Lives (USA, 2018) is a powerful impetus for change that demands your attention

September 21, 2018

At this very moment, there are 6.5 million Americans living with an intellectual disability. Only 15% of adults are gainfully employed with nearly 1 in 3 living below the poverty line. Their access to a proper education during their youth may provide a clue to these damning statistics. 17% of students with an intellectual disability are […]

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