Day: 28 March 2019

Hold onto your badonkadonks: Borderlands 3 is finally official

March 28, 2019

Borderlands 3 has been in development at Gearbox Software for five years at two different studios. It has become the worst kept secret in the video game industry. Today, it finally gets its moment to shine and Gearbox gets to stop sidestepping the question everytime they’re asked about its existence. During the company’s hour-long PAX […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Graham The Grand “Mum, i’m Sorry” (2019)

March 28, 2019

Graham The Grand is the moniker for Brisbane singer/songwriter Isaac Nichol. His song “Mum, i’m Sorry” is a deeply personal conversation between Isaac and his mother. It deals with the themes of depression, anxiety and suicide. Discussions about these difficult topics are often very difficult to broach between those suffering and their loved ones. Whilst the […]

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PlayStation’s move to Nintendo-like State of Play updates makes total sense

March 28, 2019

There were a lot of raised eyebrows going around when PlayStation announced late last year that they’d be pulling out of E3 2019. PlayStation’s departure from the show floor and the cancellation of their annual press conference meant that competitor Microsoft would be the last of The Big Three hardware makers to have a press […]

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Track of the Day: Gold Complex “Acrylic Heart” (2019)

March 28, 2019

Gold Complex are an eight piece soul band based in Toronto, Canada. The band have spent the last three years in the studio working on what would ultimately become their debut album: New Soul, which was released late last month. Our track of the day, “Acrylic Heart”, is that album’s centre piece a powerful and […]

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SXSW Interview: Your Smith (USA) on her origin story, love of Tim Tam Slams and touring Australia with Ry X

March 28, 2019

Caroline Smith is a Minneapolis-based songwriter who has been steadily building her career since 2006; first as a solo artist, then in a band (Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps – releasing the record Little Wind in 2011), and then as a solo artist again – which saw her release the underrated 2013 record Half […]

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Interview: Cautious Clay (USA) on his musical upbringing, Table of Context and the genius of OutKast

March 28, 2019

One of the buzz acts at this year’s SXSW was rising star Cautious Clay, who also happened to be one of the best acts we saw at the annual Texas festival. While at the Vevo House, I caught up with the Brooklyn based artist – real name Joshua Karpeh – to find out more about his […]

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Track of the Day: Sahara Beck “I Haven’t Done A Thing Today” (2019)

March 28, 2019

Sahara Beck, the super-talented and bubbly singer-songwriter from Brisbane, is back with a cracking new single, ‘I Haven’t Done a Thing Today’. It was produced by Tony Buchen, who has also worked with Mansionair, Courtney Barnett and Montaigne. This track is breezy, upbeat and very catchy. Whilst the title might indicate it’s much about nothing, […]

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Hotel Review: Mantra on Hay keeps things simple in East Perth

March 28, 2019

In a relatively quiet area of East Perth is where you’ll find Mantra on Hay, not as central as some of Mantra’s – well, now Accor’s – other properties in the “most isolated city in the world”, but close enough that you don’t feel like you’re missing any of Perth’s increasingly energetic social scene. It’s […]

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