Day: 26 August 2019

Bob Moses extend their November visit with two special East Coast shows

August 26, 2019

GRAMMY Award nominated duo Bob Moses will be taking to the East Cost for two very special shows later in the year.  Already in the country as part of the huge Strawberry Fields line-up, the versatile duo will be making the most of their time here, appearing at The Metro in Sydney on November 28th […]

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Track of the Day: Declan Welsh and the Decadent West “How Does Your Love” (2019)

August 26, 2019

Glasgow rockers Declan Welsh and The Decadent West have continued to tease their forthcoming debut album, dropping their new single “How Does Your Love”, a paean to those questionable ‘provincial discotheques’ that can be found just about everywhere. More than that, it’s a song about escaping the mundane and their troubles on a sticky dance […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Resin Moon “Bullet” (2019)

August 26, 2019

Following on from the release of his debut LP Oscillations back in April, Central Australia producer and multi-instrumentalist Resin Moon returns with a brand new music video for album opener “Bullet”, which we are excited to be premiering today. Fittingly, given we’ve just celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Moon landings, the clip features a […]

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Interview: Montaigne (AUS) on her sophomore album Complex, burn out & self-actualisation.

August 26, 2019

With some of the themes that Montaigne portrays lyrically, it is hard to believe this Sydney singer is just twenty three years old. Then once you hear how in touch she is with her sense of self, the world around her and educating others and you’ll instantly be in awe. After finding roaring success with her […]

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Get a drink, a tat, a fresh cut and play Gears 5 in Melbourne next week

August 26, 2019

Fans of Gears 5 will treated to a pretty special night in Melbourne next week when Gears Ink kicks off in Docklands. The one night only Gears Ink pop up event will be hitting LA, London, Berlin, Paris, Mexico City and Melbourne throughout September. Melbourne’s turn is on Thursday, September 5 from 7pm-10pm. The event, […]

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Track of the Day: Nooky “Numb” (2019)

August 26, 2019

Yuin emcee Nooky is looking to continue his fiery run through to Australian hip hop’s forefront with new single “Numb”. Following the likes of “Blackfellas” and a show-stealing spot on B Wise’s “The Code (Remix)”, the Bad Apples rapper sticks to expressive, self-reflexive rhymes as he both embraces and rejects the need and the means […]

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Rad Review: Mutate, Rinse, Repeat

August 26, 2019

Rad marks another genre turn for developer Double Fine, the studio behind classics like Psychonauts, Grim Fandango and Broken Age. Inkeeping with Double Fine studio lead Tim Schafer‘s abstract sense of humour, Rad is an imaginitive, colourful and wonderfully wacky rogue-like dungeon crawler. Bursting with colour and character, Rad might not be the best game […]

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QT Hotels are planning the “Father of All Tea Parties” for dad day

August 26, 2019

Every Father’s Day it seems there’s at least one spot doing a dad twist on traditional high tea, with a love of dude food replacing the typical scones and tea for pork belly and beer/whisky. This year that spot happens to be every QT Hotel property across Australia and New Zealand, and given the hotel’s […]

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Astral Chain Review: One body, six minds

August 26, 2019

Boy, Nintendo sure have been dropping high profile titles like there’s no tomorrow. It wasn’t that long ago that we got our hands on Fire Emblem: Three Houses and here now we have Astral Chain. This Switch-exclusive got its hooks in early, keeping me from sleeping on a 12-hour flight and some subsequent nights after. […]

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Book Review: Dysfunction is rife in Ruby Porter’s engrossing debut Attraction

August 26, 2019

The unnamed narrator in Ruby Porter‘s Michael Gifkins Prize winning debut novel Attraction can’t seem to get her mind to focus. She and her girlfriend, Ilana, and her best friend, Ashi, are on a road trip to the narrator’s family beach house in New Zealand’s North Island. The trip is one of escape for our protagonist, but […]

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Album Review: Brisbane’s WAAX bring the noise (and an unexpected amount of feels) with stellar debut Big Grief

August 26, 2019

AAX have just dropped debut album Big Grief, and we can confirm that it’s a cracker. Consisting of frontwoman Maz DeVita, Ewan Birtwell and James Gatling on guitars, Tom ‘Griff’ Griffin on bass, and drummer Tom Bloomfield, the Brisbane punks worked with Powderfinger‘s Bernard Fanning and Grammy winner Nick DiDia on the twelve track release, with things taking […]

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Film Review: The Nightingale is a gruesome, necessary piece of Australian cinema

August 26, 2019

With controversy preceding its release, The Nightingale has seen polarising responses from festival audiences, from walkouts to awards. The controversy stems from the film’s depiction of rape, with two gruesome examples early in the film. These however, provide the necessary bedrock for a deep look into our colonisation’s patriarchy, genocide and classism, with white (male) […]

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