Day: 12 November 2018

Five Books You Need To Read This Month: November

November 12, 2018

Another month. Another five books. We might be getting closer to Christmas, but there’s nothing particularly “festive” about this month’s five titles. Though they’d all make wonderful gifts for the book lover in your life. It is a particularly fiction heavy list this month, with a debut short story collection, a highly anticipated second novel, […]

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Track of the Day: LĂ›MIS “Drift” (2018)

November 12, 2018

Last Friday saw Melbourne trio LĂ›MIS release their debut single “Drift”, and features vocals from Imogen Brough.  The Melbourne based trio initially began collaborating on music back in 2014, and are heavily influenced by 1980’s synthesisers and cinematic film scores. Those influences certainly shine through on “Drift”, with those retro synths front and centre from […]

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Jason Momoa to attend premieres in Sydney and Gold Coast to bring Aquaman back to Australia

November 12, 2018

In anticipation for his role as Aquaman in Warner Bros. Pictures’ production of the DC film, Jason Momoa will be visiting the Gold Coast and Sydney for a celebratory greeting with fans! Warner Bros. Pictures and Roadshows Films have announced that the actor, as part of his cross-continent tour, will be greeting fans and walking the […]

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Photo Gallery: Milk! Records Sydney Party – Leadbelly, Sydney (09.11.18)

November 12, 2018

Milk! Records hit the Leadbelly in Sydney with 4 of their artists to showcase some old and new tunes. Evelyn Ida Morris kicked off the evening with tales of identity and beautiful arrangements. Loose Tooth followed with a high energy set, with a sound and vocals seemingly much greater than the 3-piece. Not to be outdone […]

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Exclusive Premiere: Royal And The Southern Echo – Correspondence (2018 EP)

November 12, 2018

Today we are excited to premiere the debut EP from Brisbane’s Royal and The Southern Echo, the brainchild of singer-songwriter Bryce Schneider, ahead of its official release tomorrow. Partly written whilst living in Berlin, Correspondence is Schneider’s attempt to bring some of the Queensland sunshine to Europe, and find a sense of home.  Listening to […]

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Photo Gallery: Pierce Brothers + Garrett Kato – The Forum Theatre, Melbourne (09.11.18)

November 12, 2018

Friday night gave Melbourne a taste of their own son’s music as buskers turned indie-folk success duo, The Pierce Brothers, rocked the Forum Theatre showcasing their recently released album Atlas Shoulders. Joining the duo on tour was their backing band and opener, Garrett Kato, who put in a stellar performance to kick off the duo’s […]

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Photo Gallery: Thundamentals + Ziggy Ramo + Billy Davis & the Good Lords + Jesswar – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (10.11.18)

November 12, 2018

Tuka, Jeswon and Morgs – aka Thundamentals – brought along Australian hip-hop legends of the future – Ziggy Ramo, Billy Davis & the Good Lords and Jesswar – to open the celebrations of their I Love Songs album tour at The Forum in Melbourne on Saturday night. Daniel Hanssen was there and brings us these photos […]

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Live Review: Thundamentals + Ziggy Ramo + Billy Davis & The Good Lords + Jesswar – The Forum, Melbourne (10.11.18)

November 12, 2018

Thundamentals were here to not just bring the music over the weekend, but support it to, as the hip-hop trio hailing from the Blue Mountains – Tuka, Jeswon and Morgs – brought along Australian hip-hop legends of the future to open the celebrations of their I Love Songs album at The Forum in Melbourne. The […]

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Live Review: The Pierce Brothers and Garrett Kato deliver a stellar night of music at The Forum

November 12, 2018

Friday night gave Melbourne a taste of their own son’s music as buskers-turned-indie-folk success duo the Pierce Brothers rocked the Forum Theatre, showcasing their recently released album Atlas Shoulders. Joining the duo on tour was their backing band and opener Garrett Kato, who put in a stellar performance to kick off the duo’s home show. Opening with […]

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Live Review: New Worlds is like a fun Bill Murray variety hour at the Sydney Opera House

November 12, 2018

Bill Murray and Jan Vogler could be the odd couple except that that name was already taken. Okay, “odd” is probably too strong a word. An unlikely pairing seems more appropriate because Murray is a Hollywood actor, comedian and occasional bartender, and Vogler a world-renown cellist. New Worlds saw both men making their Sydney Opera […]

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Interview: Jan Vogler chats about meeting Bill Murray & their New Worlds show

November 12, 2018

Bill Murray and Jan Vogler walk into an airport. The comedian and cellist bond over music and decide to tour together. The result is New Worlds, where these two men are joined by some other friends. The AU Review’s Natalie Salvo caught up with Vogler to learn more about the show, swimming, West Side Story […]

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Live Review: Dionne Warwick teaches us all about love at her greatest hits concert in Sydney

November 12, 2018

Dionne Warwick knows the way to your heart. This glorious singer has been the voice and occasionally the muse for some of the world’s greatest songs. Whether it’s falling in and out of love, the fact is that in her concerts and albums, Dionne shows us that this emotion is all that you need. This […]

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Interview: Doz from Cosmic Kahuna (Melbourne) talks about playing Cal Jam with Jack Black, Billy Idol and Nirvana

November 12, 2018

While I was walking out of the 2018 Cal Jam Festival in California – the one that was curated by the Foo Fighters and saw Nirvana reform – I bumped into the Melbourne band Cosmic Kahuna, who had played the opening night of the event alongside the one and only Billy Idol. When we both […]

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Theatre Review: Vena Cava’s Baal is ambitious student theatre at its strongest

November 12, 2018

It’s been a century since Bertolt Brecht first wrote Baal, but there remains an undeniable timeliness to this tale of artistry, alcohol, and just how much of each excuses the fact that you’re an outrageous asshole. As a character, Baal embodies the romantic, tortured artist, trying vainly to remain frustratingly aloof from the consequences of […]

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