Day: 23 October 2020

How to get home: These airlines continue to fly between the USA and Australia amidst the Coronavirus

**UPDATE 23 OCTOBER 2020** New flight options between USA and Australia have been confirmed, with a recommendation to book at least 8 weeks out to secure a seat. Demand is expected to be high and the situation is changing by the day. The best approach is always to get in touch with an airline directly…

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Interview: MID CITY on “Liar Liar”, hot sauce and intense AirBnBs.

MID CITY are your Good Time Guys. Song after song, they simply make you want to jump around and dance with overwhelmingly positive vibes that nowadays come with a tinge of longing for a solid dance floor. With a surprisingly large German fanbase, the four-piece was set for a year of European tours and non-stop travel….

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Apollo Blue

Track of the Day: Apollo Blue “Moonchild” (2020)

“Moonchild” is the debut single from singer-songwriter, and self described “Prosecco drinking pop rock witch from the future” Apollo Blue.  Recorded in Melbourne in 2019, the single, with its nod to the genre classics, is an ode to self-empowerment. As debut singles go, I doubt you’d find many with as much assuredness, swagger, or theatricality. …

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Interview: Nothing But Thieves on Moral Panic, politics and touring the world

Nothing But Thieves are the English five-piece keeping the early 2010s rock sound alive and adaptive. In a cohort including We The Kings, All Time Low, Mayday Parade, Fall Out Boy, The All-American Rejects, and My Chemical Romance, heavy-weights Nothing But Thieves stand out to exemplify their ability to reinvent the genre with every release. Their…

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Immortals: Fenyx Rising Preview: Wild at heart

Immortals: Fenyx Rising is Ubisoft’s first original AAA IP in god only knows how long. Ubi has a built a reputation as a publisher that likes a safe bet. Ubi’s franchises are guaranteed to sell. This makes launching new IP a big risk. That it comes at the dawn of a new hardware cycle is…

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Maria Papas takes home the 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award

Karrinyup author Maria Papas has tonight been announced the winner of the 2020 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award for her manuscript I Belong to the Lake. The win sees Papas take home a $15,000 cash prize and a coveted publishing contract with Fremantle Press.  The Hungerford, is a biennial award, and in 2020 is celebrating…

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