Day: 25 June 2020

Track of the Day: The Psychedelic Furs “Come All Ye Faithful” (2020)

June 25, 2020

No, this isn’t a Throwback Thursday. Legendary Brit band The Psychedelic Furs are back and prepping their first album in almost three decades. Although they’ve been reformed and touring since the 2000’s, this marks the first new studio music released since the very early 90’s, which kicked off with the release of single “Don’t Believe” […]

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Tom West

Track by Track: Tom West walks us through his new album Antarctica

June 25, 2020

Singer-songwriter Tom West released his new album, Antarctica, on Friday. The album, produced by Allen Tate in Brooklyn, was written following the death of West’s father from motor neurone disease.  It is the culmination of a three year journey around America; touring, couch surfing, and playing as much as possible. That was until a Husky […]

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Sean Baxter’s five mixology rules for amateur bartenders

June 25, 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that homemade bars can be just as special as your favourite speakeasy, and a good beverage doesn’t need to be reserved for the pub or restaurant. Anyone is capable of creating and enhancing their mixology skills, whether it’s making a nice cocktail for virtual work drinks or whipping […]

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The AU Review’s 20 best albums of 2020 (so far…)

June 25, 2020

2020 has surely been a weird year, and you’d be forgiven for being a bit taken aback when we remind you that we’re halfway through it already. Since at least mid-March, many have largely been in lockdown, economies have threatened collapse, bushfires have devastated, systemic racism has been confronted head-on, and we have been rightfully […]

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Jetlag The Podcast: What is it like flying to Australia during Covid-19 and experiencing hotel quarantine?

June 25, 2020

On this week’s episode of Jetlag, we talk to radio presenter Nic Shields who has just returned to Australia after a stint living in the U.A.E. He takes us through the experience of passing through the airport in Dubai, what the flight was like, what it was like landing in Australia and what happened when […]

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These 10 Sydney hotels have “post-iso staycation” written all over them

June 25, 2020

With hotels now throwing their doors open for guests, we’ve made the very hard choices to narrow Sydney’s excellent spread of hotels down to ten we’d recommend for a post-iso staycation. From a luxurious restoration in the leafy suburb of Mosman and a Double Bay mansion, to the CBD’s best design-forward luxury hotels, book into […]

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Three new Hip Hop playlists to help you explore the rich history of the culture

June 25, 2020

The AU Review has always been about connecting readers with the best of arts, entertainment and culture. From music and books to travel and food, for more than a decade now the website has been dedicated entirely to discovery and re-discovery, celebrating the best experiences from around the world. To further that, we continue to […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Josh Kroehn “Never Found” (2020)

June 25, 2020

Like the crackle of a flickering candle, Josh Kroehn‘s aching “Never Found” is the perfect companion on a slow-moving winters night. That’s why we’re proud to bring you the exclusive premiere of this new music video today, showcasing the talent this Adelaide songwriter has for capturing the heady themes of self-acceptance and change both through […]

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Recipe: Dan Hong’s Lamb Dumplings with sesame sauce and chilli oil

June 25, 2020

Renowned for his work at Sydney favourites like Mr Wong, Lotus, El Loco and Ms. G’s, Merivale’s Dan Hong enjoys a reputation like very few culinary masterminds in Australia. Here, the acclaimed chef supplies us with one of his childhood recipes. The local Chinese dish formally known as Shephard’s purse dumplings has been passed down […]

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Album of the Week: Gordi is comfortable in Our Two Skins (2020 LP)

June 25, 2020

I’m sure someone famous and philosophical once said that your 20’s are a time for self discovery, growth and acceptance. Irrespective of your own self confidence, you spend a lot of this period working out who you are and what you want to be. It’s a time for learning, love, adventure and discovery. For Gordi, […]

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Grill’d has a “secret” brisket cheeseburger you can only get on Deliveroo

June 25, 2020

To big up their partnership with Deliveroo, burger chain Grill’d has today confirmed an exclusive secret menu item only available via the delivery service. Buried amongst the typical Grill’d menu on the Deliveroo app is a ridiculously tempting, limited edition Brisket Cheeseburger. And it sounds more than worth the effort of digging through the stacked […]

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Marvel's Avengers

Marvel’s Avengers gameplay blends Spider-Man with Destiny

June 25, 2020

A question that has dogged Marvel’s Avengers since it’s rocky unveiling at E3 2018 has been: What the hell is it exactly? During today’s Avengers War Table broadcast, developer Crystal Dynamics finally began to answer that question in detail. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes The short version? Its Spider-Man meets Destiny. If that sounds like an odd […]

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