Day: 3 December 2020

PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5 Review: Welcome to the new age

The PlayStation 5 is the direct successor to the most successful video game console of all time. Success has been Sony’s watchword for the past seven years as its popular PlayStation 4 smashed industry records. It seemed that the system could do no wrong. A library of smash-hit first-party titles. A design that still feels…

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Cyberpunk 2077: 5 Things We Can’t Wait to See

For longer than we’d care to admit, Cyberpunk 2077 has been on our minds. First revealed way back 2013, the wait for release has been long and occasionally frustrating. Thankfully, the worst appears to be behind us: following multiple delays in 2020 alone, Cyberpunk 2077 is now set to launch next week, December 10th. The…

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Becca Hatch

‘Looking Past the Pandemic’ with Becca Hatch from Sydney, Australia

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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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Review: True to Tradition, Through Thick and Thin

Like the sudden lift in temperature that tells you summer is on its way, the arrival of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War tells you exactly what time of year it is. Developer Treyarch takes its flagship Call of Duty series to the early 1980’s, determined to bring down the iron curtain with nothing but…

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Pentridge Open-Air Cinema

Melbourne is getting an open air cinema in a historic prison site this Summer

This summer, Melbourne’s historic Pentridge prison site will become home to the Pentridge Open-Air Cinema, letting Melbournians appreciate the wonders of the big screen once again. Launching from 26 December 2020 until 28 March 2021, the Pentridge Open-Air Cinema will be a luxurious extension to the current Pentridge Cinema run by Palace Cinemas, making for a…

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Lime Cordiale

Lime Cordiale team up with Smirnoff to present Smirnoff Seltzer Party Yard

Lime Cordiale are kicking off our summer with their very own festival, teaming up with Smirnoff to bring you Smirnoff Seltzer Party Yard. It’s the drink of the minute, seltzers, crossing over with the band of the minute; and it’s set to be a line-up you won’t forget. The Northern beaches brothers are known for…

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Broken Rules

Book Review: It’s all in the mind with Barry Lee Thompson’s debut collection, Broken Rules and Other Stories

There’s a lot of subtlety to Barry Lee Thompson‘s short story collection, Broken Rules and Other Stories. It’s clear from the first story that this collection is incredibly literary. Most of the stories have their action take place in a character’s mind and draw tension from a close examination of the social contracts that govern the…

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Album of the Week: YUNGBLUD – weird! (2020 LP)

YUNGBLUD has been pretty busy since realising his debut album in 2018. With a slew of features and collaborations in the two years since, he’s been pushing the limits on what sound he’s creating and who, as a result, may want to listen to his music. Following a tender single with Halsey in 2019, he’s…

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Big Orange

Perth alt-rockers Big Orange walk us through their rousing debut album An Ode To Odious

Late last week Western Australia’s Big Orange released their rousing debut album, An Ode To Odious, through Perth indie label Blue Grey Pink.  The album was recorded primarily at the home of the band’s principal songwriter Daniel Davis, with some further recording by Dave Parkin (Spacey Jane, San Cisco) at Blackbird Sound Studio in Perth….

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Gretta Ray

Track of the Day: Gretta Ray “Passion” (2020)

Melbourne singer-songwriter Gretta Ray turns to a new chapter in her career with her latest single and music video “Passion”. Famously winning Triple J Unearthed High at just 18, as well as the prestigious Vanda & Young Songwriting Award for her high-rotation hit, “Drive”, Ray has taken on a new challenge in “Passion”. All-emotion, no…

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Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu Interview: Writer/director Dimitri Logothetis on working with Nicolas Cage for his wild sci-fi martial arts flick

In this writer’s opinion, a new upcoming film starring Nicolas Cage is a cause for celebration. But when you have the eclectic actor starring in a film that features martial arts, aliens and ass-kicking, that sounds like a jam-packed smorgasbord of fun. And that is what the sci-fi martial arts flick Jiu Jitsu is. We were…

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Interview: Mason Watts on “Enough’s Enough”, heartbreak and working with Sheppard

With just three singles under his belt, Mason Watts is one of the most exciting pop up-and-comers in the Australian industry at this moment. His heart-wrenching vocals have already scored him commercial radio plays as well as opening for the likes of Missy Higgins, Dami Im and Lime Cordiale,plus over 500K streams on Spotify. His latest offering,…

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Rex is now offering $79 flights between Sydney and Melbourne

As part of their ambitious level-up to the “Qantas service, Jetstar prices” they’ve been promising this year, Regional Express (REX) are officially graduation from small country airline to a capital city-hopping carrier as of 1st March 2021. While we’ve expected it for some time, Rex now has now acquired a number of next-generation Boeing 737-800NG…

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