Day: 19 August 2020

Interview: Camp 8 unpacks his brilliant EP Everything

August 19, 2020

There is a distinct skill required in distilling beauty from heartache. Reuben Apirana, the man behind the Camp 8 moniker, may have mastered it on his EP Everything. Produced by Hayden Calnin, the EP’s 22 minutes take you on a journey of heartbreak, loss and, ultimately acceptance. Apirana wears his heart on his sleeve as […]

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Film Review: Sequin in a Blue Room is a risqué but nonetheless important teen-aimed drama

August 19, 2020

A cautionary tale about the thrills and perils of recreational sex in the digital dating world, Sequin in a Blue Room is a risqué but nonetheless important teen-aimed drama that offers something of a safe space for queer or questioning audiences regarding the nature of their sexual selves. An erotic film without being overtly explicit […]

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Sea Girls: Five things that influenced the band on their debut album, Open Up Your Head

August 19, 2020

English rock band Sea Girls have just released their debut album Open Up Your Head. With a sound drenched in 00s indie rock, Sea Girls are a perfect match for fans of The Killers, Two Door Cinema Club and Bloc Party. The band have already reached great heights – they recently sold out an upcoming […]

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What you need to know about Record Store Day Australia on August 29th

August 19, 2020

“The pandemic will not stop us!” declare Record Store Day Australia organisers. Since its inception in 2008, Record Store Day has long been a staple in any music fan’s year. Hosted in 26 countries around the world, the day commemorates independent record stores with the release of limited edition records, live music, and more. 2020, […]

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Lark Distillery releases its first ever blended malt whisky, Symphony No.1

August 19, 2020

Australia’s whisky pioneers over at Tasmania’s Lark Distilling Co. have lifted the barrel on their first ever blended malt whisky, Symphony No.1. Released at the perfect time, with Father’s Day right around the corner, the release has been built with a harmony of exceptional Tasmanian single malt whiskies, collated to offer whisky lovers an approachable […]

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Sydney Underground Film Festival unveils first-ever online program

August 19, 2020

Sydney’s leading festival for cult and underground film, the Sydney Underground Film Festival (SUFF), is back for its 14th year from Thursday 10th September – Sunday 20th September.  In 2020 the Festival will take place entirely online, offering a new opportunity for audiences all over the country to experience the glory of some of the world’s […]

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Track of the Day: IDLES “Model Village” (2020)

August 19, 2020

Today’s track of the day is “Model Village” by British punk group IDLES. On the track, singer Joe Talbot spouts criticisms of the supposedly “idyllic” English lifestyle, framing the issues through the lens of a model village. “I hated growing up in a city that was really a town that was really a fishbowl” elaborates […]

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Recipe: Poached Seabass with Tomato and Mushroom from COMO Shambhala

August 19, 2020

Bali’s deeply-rooted wellness retreat COMO Shambhala Estate owes much of its worldly repute to its dedicated culinary program. Clean, fresh and healthy eating is but one aspect of the holistic, 360-approach to immersive wellness here, so if a recipe comes from the property’s Head Chef, you can be sure its well worth your time. Fans […]

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Watch The Dead Love perform while getting inked at Sydney’s The Tattoo Movement

August 19, 2020

We may not be able to cram crowds into local gigs right now, but that isn’t stopping some unique live sets from going down. As part of the currently ongoing “Sailor Jerry Sessions” gig series that’s moving around Sydney, local grunge outfit The Dead Love made a return to the live music circuit last week […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Crystal Cities “Don’t Speak Too Soon” (2020)

August 19, 2020

This week sees Sydney’s Crystal Cities release their new single “Don’t Speak Too Soon”. Releasing on Friday 21st August, the single is taken from their forthcoming sophomore album Hold Me Close Hold Me Tight. Ahead of the official release date we’re excited to be bringing you this exclusive first listen.  The difficult second album is […]

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