Day: 9 October 2019

Film Review: Hustlers serves up more than just a good time

October 9, 2019

On its surface, Hustlers appears like something more at home in a summer blockbuster run than amongst a litany of awards season hopefuls. With its ensemble female cast stacked with big names, of both the film and music world, and a narrative centred on the exploits of a group of strippers, you may be expecting […]

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ASUS’ powerful, stylish 2019-20 lineup is determined to impress

October 9, 2019

I went to an ASUS ANZ product briefing in Sydney last night. It was about three different shows crammed into one — industry mixer, product show-and-tell, influencer meet and cocktail party. There were popular YouTubers I had quite literally never heard of before. Except for Ozzy Man, I’ve heard of him. It was fun hearing […]

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The PlayStation 5 will launch “Holiday 2020”

October 9, 2019

Months of rampant corporate hints, internal leaks, wild fan speculation and educated media guesses have paid off. Sony have announced that the fifth iteration of their dominant home console will arrive in time for “Holiday 2020.” It also officially has a name: PlayStation 5. PlayStation 5 launches holiday 2020: https://t.co/VuaxUVoBaR #PS5 pic.twitter.com/MPkKyRaHio — PlayStation (@PlayStation) […]

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Track of the Day: Mikal Cronin “I’ve Got Reason” (2019)

October 9, 2019

Gnashing his teeth through guitar licks, Mikal Cronin is back with yet another stunningly gritty psych-grunge track named “I’ve Got Reason”. Following excellent singles “Show Me” and “Shelter”, he prefaces his forthcoming new album, Seeker, by violent clashing the urgent sounds of Nirvana with The Beatles and squeezing his own personality in between. The California […]

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Festival Review: Day Two at Yours & Owls proved why trekking to Wollongong is well worth it.

October 9, 2019

After a truly excellent first day of Yours & Owls Festival, spirits were definitely high as Day Two rolled in over Wollongong’s trampled Stuart Park. Although the morning looked like an ominous rainstorm, punters were luckily blessed with an evening of pristine perfect clouds and an equally dreamy line-up of acts. I caught Perth’s Spacey […]

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Interview: Steph Grace on what it means to be an Australian Musician living in Berlin

October 9, 2019

Australian musician Steph Grace has made the move to Berlin, and we find out what that’s meant for her career – playing shows in Europe with artists like Passenger, and now playing The Aussie BBQ in Reeperbahn, where we filmed the interview. We talk about her latest single “As Far As I Can Go” and […]

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Album Review: City and Colour returns with the stunning A Pill For Loneliness

October 9, 2019

Dallas Green is back with his sixth City and Colour album, A Pill For Loneliness, and it’s another belter from the Canadian singer-songwriter. All the usual City and Colour suspects are here – poignant and moving lyrics, a brooding, subtle soundtrack, and, of course, Green’s stunning seasoned vocals. In A Pill For Loneliness, there’s a […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: The Sunday Estate “Let’s Stop Pretending” (2019)

October 9, 2019

Lovers of nostalgia pop will totally dig this new release “Let’s Stop Pretending”, from Sydney-based rockers The Sunday Estate. We have the first look at this track and its accompanying video ahead of its official release this Friday, 11th October. “Let’s Stop Pretending” is a song that hits you in the chops from the outset. […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Anna Smyrk “Alight” (2019)

October 9, 2019

A couple of months back, we featured singer-songwriter Anna Smyrk‘s “Home“, an exquisite, folk inspired piece from the Central Victorian. Now, Anna is back with latest single “Alight“, and we’re stoked to be able to offer you all an exclusive listen, ahead of the official release tomorrow! Despite its rousing nature, the origins of “Alight” […]

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Back to a Golden Age: Exploring the quiet restoration of Buffalo, New York

October 9, 2019

When I told people I was travelling to Buffalo, New York – a city which sits just off the Canadian border, a couple of hours from Toronto and next door to the Niagara Falls – I was meant with some level of skepticism. “Why are you going there?”, one friend asked me. Indeed, I had […]

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Cornucopia: In Whistler, we found one of the world’s best food festivals

October 9, 2019

Next month Whistler Village will once again kick off one of the world’s greatest ski seasons, but in the lead up to that, it’ll transform into a veritable oasis of food and wine, highlighting the many fine restaurants and bars that make up British Columbia’s adventure capital in new and interesting ways. Each November, this […]

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