Day: 8 December 2020

Track of the Day: Aeora “Freedom” (2020)

Melbourne based Aeora has dropped another dark electro-pop banger in the form of “Freedom“. With killer vocals and a beautifully produced and intricately layered sound, it’s a great follow-up to previous singles “Breathe” and “Give It“. Of this latest track, Aeora says: “I was in this really open and freeing time of my life where…

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Founders of Fishbowl opens up ‘Fish Shop’ in Bondi

After opening up their popular venue Fishbowl in 2016, Bondi is unveiling their newest addition to the club with Fish Shop. Set up as a mix between a traditional and modern fish shop, the venue promises a fine-casual dining experience with takeaway options available and a sit in restaurant and bar. On the menu, Head…

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Film Review: The Furnace manages to compel thanks to a dedication to its historical and religious roots

A unique focal point weaved into a standard narrative, Roderick MacKay‘s The Furnace manages to compel thanks to a dedication to its historical and religious roots.  Tracing steps of Australian history that have seldom been explored before, MacKay tracks a tumultuous period with a somewhat modern sensibility. Egyptian actor Ahmed Malek leads the film as…

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Paul The Kid

Exclusive Single Premiere: Paul The Kid “Palm Trees & Ciggies” (2020)

Aucklander, Paul The Kid, is about to release his latest tune, “Palm Trees & Ciggies” and we are delighted to be premiering this funky summer tune. “Palm Trees & Ciggies” is a love letter to simpler times, to travelling on the cheap, drinking cold tins, a pack of smokes and some good tunes. Who needs…

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Lavazza and Smeg team up for gorgeous 50’s inspired capsule coffee machine

Anyone familiar with Italian manufacturer Smeg should already recognise the distinctive, eye-catching design of the new Lavazza Australia capsule coffee machine. Specifically, that’s the Modo Mio, a collaboration between the two brands, bringing Smeg’s popular minimalist design to a kitchen essential. And given a coffee machine is often the first thing we reach for in…

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Theatre Review: Pippin is the weird and wonderful musical for our times at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre

Pippin is the first major musical to return to Sydney theatres, with distancing restrictions easing just before the show’s opening. The show’s offering of colour and magic are perfect medicine for our current climate. But, on another hand, its somewhat confusing premise and over-reliance on smoke and mirrors are yet another symptom of them. This…

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Black Star Pastry’s new Rain Cake is the first in a series of art-inspired desserts

To celebrate new immersive art exhibition Rain Room re-opening in St Kilda, the infinite creativity on display at Black Star Pastry has produced what is easily one of the most jaw-droppingly gorgeous cakes to date. And that is saying a lot, seeing as this is the spot famous for the delightful Strawberry Watermelon Cake. The…

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Koko-di Koko-da

Film Review: Koko-di Koko-da is a loopy descent into madness and grief

Koko-di Koko-da starts off in an oddly jovial fashion. We are taken into a forest and there is a small troupe of people – visually influenced by nursery rhymes – dancing in unison while singing merrily. Yet not all is as it seems; and it sets the tone for what is to come: an eerie…

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