Day: 25 October 2018

Tech Review: Ultimate Ears finesse and flex with the Megaboom 3

October 25, 2018

In the realm of portable speakers Ultimate Ears remains one of the biggest names for food reason. Their cylindrical Booms and Megabooms have been amongst the most popular Bluetooth speakers for the past few years, and that’s not changing anytime soon now that lucky number 3 has rolled around (at least in name). UE recently […]

Read More

Album Review: Gang of Youths – MTV Unplugged Live In Melbourne (2018 LP)

October 25, 2018

I remember driving to work when I first got the chance to listen to Gang of Youths’ second album, Go Farther In Lightness. As I weaved through Western Sydney, there was a noticeable difference between GFIL and its predecessor, The Positions. Even from its first listen, GFIL felt like it was built for bigger things, […]

Read More

Track Of The Day: Joyride “On The Level” (2018)

October 25, 2018

There are a few things you must understand about Joyride before you fall in love with his most recent single “On The Level” off his upcoming album, Sunrise Chaser! He has been Spit Syndicate’s touring DJ for years and was one half of the hilariously brilliant electronic duo The Meeting Tree, who are performing a […]

Read More

A Catholic version of Pokemon Go where you “catch” biblical figures now exists

October 25, 2018

There have been a few straight copies of Niantic’s mega-successful Pokémon Go (yes, people still play it; someone trade me a Mewtwo please) but none quite as odd as this one. Follow JC Go!, an augmented reality adventure app inspired by the same people that bought you Catholicism (the religion, not the game), has been […]

Read More

Sydney Lock Out Film Turn It Up! to open Australian Music Week Film Festival as individual tickets go on sale

October 25, 2018

Australian Music Week Film Festival presents a diverse lineup of film premieres, set to grace the event on 10-11 November. Already announced, films range from discussing the politics of music to sharing the uniqueness of Melbourne’s music scene. Today, the 13th and final film was announced, Turn it Up! Finding Sydney’s Sound, which discussed the city’s […]

Read More

Arctic Monkeys announce arena shows for Australia and New Zealand

October 25, 2018

Sheffield rockers Arctic Monkeys have today announced a triumphant return to Australia and New Zealand, bringing Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino down our way for a tour across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland. What’s more is that they will be bringing friends and collaborators Mini Mansions along for the ride, the L.A band filling […]

Read More

Interview: Jason Blum talks Halloween, working with John Carpenter and teases upcoming Blumhouse film Spooky Jack

October 25, 2018

The AU’s Harris Dang sat down with Blumhouse’s Jason Blum to talk about his latest production, Halloween, which hits cinemas today. They talk about the great response the film has had so far, the weight of working with heavyweights like Jamie Lee Curtis and John Carpenter – not to mention the franchise itself. Blum also […]

Read More

The food world is celebrating pasta today, so we asked a top Italian chef for some tips

October 25, 2018

Delicious World Pasta Day is upon us, an open celebration of what is quite possibly (definitely) one of the top 10 things ever created. And since today is the best time to show appreciation for the diverse Italian-born food, we thought it best to have a quick chat with Aussie chef Dario Manca (well known […]

Read More

The five best Melbourne Cup lunches in Sydney for 2018

October 25, 2018

Whether you engage with the race itself or not, Melbourne Cup is always a good excuse to get out of the office and sneak a long festive lunch in with the colleagues. Sydney’s best restaurants and bars always put their best food forward when it comes to “the face that stops the nation”, putting together […]

Read More

7 tracks to get you ready for the 2019 Twilight at Taronga concert series

October 25, 2018

Quickly becoming one of the leading summer concerts in Australia, music lovers and animal lovers alike collide in the heart of Sydney’s Taronga Zoo for the annual American Express Twilight at Taronga series. Dripping in impeccable talent, the line-up boasts artists from Grammy Award nominated singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc, Australian favourite Vera Blue, 90s Icons You […]

Read More

Sri Lanka, Copenhagen and Egypt take top spots in Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel”

October 25, 2018

It’s time to update that bucketlist because Lonely Planet have revealed their annual “Best in Travel” lists for 2019, collating lists of the hottest destinations, experiences and travel trends for the year ahead. Each year, the accompanying travel book sells well around the world, highlighting various hot-ticket destinations and events that should be on every […]

Read More

The Prodigy are bringing their “No Tourists” arena tour to Australia in 2019

October 25, 2018

You should never count the incendiary trio of Liam Howlett, Keith Flint and Maxim out of the game. As legendary English band The Prodigy, they have proven time and time again to have one of the most exciting shows in live music history. We’re no stranger to their monolithic fusion of rave and rock down […]

Read More

6 Indie Titles We’re Excited To See At PAX Australia

October 25, 2018

With PAX Australia 2018 right around the corner, Aussie gamers are soon to be flooded with heaps of great new content. From Aussie indies to the best of the rest, we take a look at some of the most eye-catching games featured at PAX, and what we’re looking forward to most. Necrobarista, Route 59 Necrobarista […]

Read More

Interview: KLP on “Venus x Mars”, touring and her pregnancy announcement!

October 25, 2018

Kristy Lee Peters (KLP) released a new spacey, house single “Venus x Mars” at the end of September which is said to be a look in at a bigger body of work on its way! In the meantime, KLP is back on tour, laying down some filth behind the decks and showcasing her poppy vocals. […]

Read More

Melbourne’s popular Piccolina Gelateria opens new store in St Kilda

October 25, 2018

Just in time for the summer months to come and drive Melbourne’s locals towards St Kilda beach, Piccolina Gelateria have unveiled a new store on nearby Aceland Street. Marking the third store for the business, often referred to as the best gelataria in the city, the new space channels the surrounding street scape and the […]

Read More

Games Review: LEGO DC Super-Villains (PS4, 2018) is so Bad it’s Good

October 25, 2018

The LEGO franchise has become one of the least surprising in gaming – not because it’s become stagnant, but because it’s managed to hit the perfect balance of action, adventure and comedy within its titles. The franchise’s newest entry, LEGO DC Super-Villains hits all the same notes as usual, alongside some welcome new ones. Character […]

Read More

Diablo is taking centre stage at Blizzcon — what could it be?

October 25, 2018

We could be ready to see something monumental on the horizon from Blizzard. Here’s the low down – Blizzard’s annual festival-like event, BlizzCon is kicking off on November 2. Blizzard takes that time to celebrate its different games — Starcraft II, Overwtch, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, Diablo and Hearthstone, and to celebrate the […]

Read More