Day: 27 September 2018

Live Review: Jhené Aiko treats Sydney Trip Tour to special guest A$AP Rocky

September 27, 2018

On Wednesday night American singer-songwriter Jhen√© Aiko took Sydney crowds at Hordern Pavilion on a final emotional and musical journey during her last Australian show of her Trip tour. Making it a real trip for everyone she had a very special guest rapper A$AP Rocky join her for part of the set. Starting off the […]

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Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in Sydney this October

September 27, 2018

It’s the end of September and we are reaching to grasp the Summer Holidays and Christmas celebration, but just can’t quite get there. Stop reaching for holidays and start grabbing tickets because life doesn’t have to be mundane with great live music around everywhere. Here are nine great gigs in Sydney this October that will […]

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What we learned at the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music (PFOAM) event

September 27, 2018

Politicians and Musicians don’t often see eye to eye, especially of late in NSW, but on Wednesday night at the¬†NSW Parliamentary Friends of Australian Music (PFOAM), songwriters, musicians, recording artists and key industry leaders joined forces in Macquarie Street to illustrate the importance of contemporary music for Australia – not just for starting parties but […]

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Track of the Day: Winterbourne “Better” (2018)

September 27, 2018

Moving away from their folk roots, Central Coast duo Winterbourne have launched a new direction for their music with the release of brand new track “Better”. Fans of bands such as Ball Park Music and The Jungle Giants will instantly fall in love with this new tune, woven with sensational guitar licks and catchy, modern […]

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Film Review: Night School (USA, 2018) is a film that will have you begging for an expulsion

September 27, 2018

Night School is a film with a very well-worn premise that has been done many times before (Billy Madison and Old School to name a few), but there factors here that could make the film transcend my meagre expectations.¬†One is the paring of Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish, two of the biggest comedy stars right […]

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Netflix Review: Maniac is entertaining and well done but less mind blowing than intended

September 27, 2018

Last Friday, Netflix released a new series called Maniac. Following up on Black Mirror and¬†Stranger Things binges, Maniac has already flickered across many TV-lovers’ screens. The format is limited to ten episodes and based on the, four years older, Norwegian series with the same name.¬†This genre-bending sci-fi drama is written by Patrick Somerville and directed […]

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Interview: Dan Haggis from The Wombats (UK) talks his upcoming solo album and the future of the band

September 27, 2018

On the eve their new Australian tour, English pop rockers The Wombats’ drummer Dan Haggis reveals to The AU Review that he is planning a new solo album to be released next year. Aussie favourites The Wombats are touring the world again on the back of their hugely successful 5th album Beautiful People Will Ruin […]

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