Day: 21 September 2020

Series X preorder

Here’s where to preorder an Xbox Series X/S in Australia

September 21, 2020

Both the Xbox Series X and Series S will open preorders first thing tomorrow morning. See below for where you can preorder yours and make sure you secure a console at launch. Series X preorder will open at 8am AEST (that’s 7:30am ACST, 6:00am AWST, and 10am NZST) at retailers around the country. Pricing appears […]

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Intrepid’s Urban Adventures brand launches virtual tours

September 21, 2020

India, Poland, Mexico – all off the cards for Aussie travellers anytime soon. But that isn’t to say we can’t at least take some of our senses to these far-flung destinations. With Virtual Travel the trend of 2020, Intrepid’s fiercely local, day-tour-oriented Urban Adventures brand has launched numerous ticketed digital tours along that very idea, […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Jacuzzi “Mother” (2020)

September 21, 2020

Post-punk electronic and new-wave trio Jacuzzi released their debut album, Animator, last month, and we are fortunate today to be premiering the video of “Mother”, one of the tracks off this impressive record. Their album is a collection of 8 songs, all different chapters, with their own stories. Their music is a vast soundscape, with […]

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J-Pop superstars Perfume hosting online festival TODAY in celebration of their 15th Major Label anniversary!

September 21, 2020

Perfume is performing today at their first online festival. The concert is a part of a series of projects to commemorate their 20th anniversary, and 15th major debut anniversary. The online festival titled P.O.P Festival (Perfume Online Present Festival) will be held today the 21st of September, 2020 – the day Perfume made their major […]

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‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Leah Doeland from Port Macquarie, NSW

September 21, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Bombay Sapphire muscles up with double strength Bombay and Tonic cans

September 21, 2020

Though cracking open a tinnie of Gin & Tonic is nothing new, gin icon Bombay Sapphire has gone ahead and changed the game with the world’s first double-serve pre-mixed gin. Simply titled Bombay & Tonic 10%, the tinnies have now been unleashed onto the Australian market, timed perfectly as we leave winter behind and look […]

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‘Looking past the Pandemic’ with Tami from Nashville, Tennessee

September 21, 2020

Keeping travel dreams alive and setting goals has never felt more important. We can all agree that 2020 has been an unfortunate year so far, and almost every facet of daily life has been wrought by this ongoing global pandemic, the start of which now feels like forever ago. The arts has been one of […]

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Oppo set to launch various smartwatches and earbuds in Australia

September 21, 2020

Given their popularity amongst Android users in Australia, it’s a surprise that Oppo has taken this long to official expand the brand’s ecosystem down under. That all changes at the end of this month, as Oppo unveil a series of smartwatches and wireless earbuds, set to compete on two very busy markets. Hitting stores on […]

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Agnes Manners share exclusive studio diary from their debut album Fantasia Famish

September 21, 2020

Melbourne-based band Agnes Manners released their debut record Fantasia Famish last week. Agnes Manners is the brainchild of former Hellions member Matt Gravolin. His output as Agnes Manners, however, is slower and quieter than what Hellions fans might expect, allowing for Gravolin’s sleek baritone voice and poetic lyrics to really shine. Agnes Manners has since […]

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TIFF Review: Those who are adventurous horror seekers would do quite well with Violation

September 21, 2020

Trigger warning: Sexual abuse One of the reasons why cinema is so well received is that it can figuratively transport you into another world. In addition to that, it can be a way of wish fulfilment. Who wouldn’t want to be a kick-ass hero? Who would not want to be in a fairy tale romance? […]

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Samia shares the five biggest influences on her debut album The Baby

September 21, 2020

New York-based singer/songwriter Samia Finnerty’s debut album, The Baby, is making waves all over the world. The 23-year-old explains that the album is about learning how to be yourself, by yourself. Drawing inspiration from ’90s and ’00s pop/rock, her previously released cover “Never Meant” even got the nod of approval from Liz Phair herself. The […]

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Sam Walwyn

Track of the Day: Sam Walwyn “Clutter” (2020)

September 21, 2020

“Clutter” is the sophomore single from Jersey singer-songwriter Sam Walwyn. It follows the release of his debut “For You” back in June.  Walwyn, who grew up in the Caribbean, Jersey and the UK, unsurprisingly has a broad range of influences, taking in everything from Cuban Mambo to Flamenco to pop. There’s also a slightly Australian […]

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TIFF Review: Shadow in the Cloud is an exhilaratingly silly yet undeniably entertaining genre mashup from writer/director Roseanne Liang

September 21, 2020

Trigger warning: Sexual abuse and some coarse language Before we start off this review, let’s point out the elephant in the room. The film was co-written by Max Landis, who is now known for the various accusations of emotional and sexual abuse from eight separate women. Since then, lead actress Chloe Grace Moretz has said […]

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