Day: 1 April 2020

Bayonetta

Why Bayonetta and Vanquish is the perfect isolation bundle for action-loving gamers

April 1, 2020

Two games I never finished have been repackaged, remastered and released as a solid double package. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed the hell out of my brief time with both Bayonetta (2009) and Vanquish (2010) but it was at a point in my life when video games ebbed out of my radar for a […]

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Some of Australia’s finest live music photographers have put their works up for sale for the first time

April 1, 2020

With the COVID-19 shutdown bringing the arts industry to a standstill, there are plenty of ways you can help out those affected by the current crisis. The first port of call for the Australian music scene is the Sounds of Silence website – an industry initiative to bring together various industry bodies to collate efforts […]

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Espresso Martini

You can now get kegs of espresso martini delivered straight to your door

April 1, 2020

Although they’ve shut doors for now, Glebe’s stalwart Toxteth Hotel is making the most of the situation by using their bottle shop delivery service in the best way possible. That, of course, means kegs filled with their reliable espresso martinis are doing the rounds. Though it’s not just espresso martini on the menu. Kegs of […]

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12 things we learned from the Star Wars Episode IX feature length documentary, The Skywalker Legacy

April 1, 2020

With each Star Wars film in the latest trilogy, fans have been treated to a feature length documentary about the making of the film, alongside its home release. They have surprisingly honest and detailed, in particular The Director and The Jedi, which took time to address some of the backlash Episode VIII received. The latest […]

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Album Review: Future Static bring the noise with sophomore EP Fatalist

April 1, 2020

Formed in 2016, post-hardcore kids Future Static have been working hard to solidify their place on the Melbourne scene. Fatalist is the second EP from the band, which consists of singer Bri Marsh, guitarists Ryan Qualizza and Jack Smith, bassist Kira Neil and drummer Jackson Trudel. Of the EP, Marsh said: “It’s a bleak look at […]

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Cheese Wheel

Salt Meats Cheese now doing delivery for their epic brie spaghetti cheese wheel

April 1, 2020

Sydney cheese lovers need not go without one of Salt Meat Cheese’s epic 1 kilo brie spaghetti cheese wheels. The Drummoyne store has now jumped on the delivery chain, adapting to the current COVID-19 situation and current Government restrictions by making the indulgent meal available for anyone to consume in their own home. From every […]

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Shabazz Palaces

Track of the Day: Shabazz Palaces “Chocolate Souffle” (2019)

April 1, 2020

Reliably experimental Seattle rap duo Shabazz Palaces are launching higher into space with the charmingly off-kilter “Chocolate Souffle.” The new single, lifted from forthcoming album The Don of Diamond Dreams, is a quick follow-up to recent cut “Fast Learner,” but this time heading deeper into the weird and unearthly with strong flows of electro-funk and […]

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Ngala Crunchies

Recipe: South African Ngala Crunchies – a safari staple

April 1, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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