Day: 12 October 2022

blink-182 announce reunion with Tom DeLonge, huge world tour and new song “Edging”

Punk icons blink-182 have come out with huge news overnight, announcing the highly-anticipated return of founding guitarist and singer Tom DeLonge and a 2023/24 world tour – as well as the new single “Edging”, out Friday. The trio unveiled the news in true blink style – a one-minute video of various people saying they “can’t…

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Interview: Jono and Sam of Sly Withers talk new album, tour and time

Perth alt-rock quartet Sly Withers have become a local favourite since their widely successful sophomore record Gardens in 2021. Just a year on, the band returns with their third album Overgrown on 28 October via Dew Process/UMA. We caught up with vocalists/guitarists Jono Mata and Sam Blitvich to talk about the new album and tour….

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Mate Maker

RÜFÜS DU SOL and friends introduce Mate Maker Organic Hard Kombucha

This week, co-founders RÜFÜS DU SOL along with their lifelong friends across the music and drinks industry, Justin Medcraft and Tom Appleton (ex-Diageo), announced their new hard kombucha brand: Mate Maker co. We sat down with Medcraft to talk about the story behind what’s involved in introducing a new style of drink into the Australian market….

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Friendship has evolved in first trailer for Blumhouse horror creation M3GAN

She’s more than just a toy. She’s part of the family. From the most prolific minds in horror – James Wan, the filmmaker behind the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring franchises, and Blumhouse, the producer of the Halloween films, The Black Phone and The Invisible Man – comes a fresh new face in terror; M3GAN!…

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Film Review: Rosaline is a charming reimagining of the world’s greatest love story

Before Romeo & Juliet, there was Romeo & Rosaline. Adopting a personality that takes inspiration from the likes of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo & Juliet, 10 Things I Hate About You, and A Knight’s Tale, Rosaline is a charming romantic comedy that manages to present its meta commentary on the pros and cons of Shakespeare’s work…

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Finn Pearson

Finn Pearson shares his top 5 inspirational artists

Last month WA singer/songwriter Finn Pearson released the earnest and vulnerable “Hard to Find”, a song that we loved so much that it was our Track of the Week. Initially, he may have found his songwriting nestled amongst the traditional folk singers, but these days you find him amongst contemporary folk and indie rock. Fans…

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Return to Monkey Island Review: A Swashbuckling Return to Form

Ahoy Matey, welcome back! Developer LucasArts’ original point and click adventure games were a substantial part of my childhood, helping me discover my true love for games. While they may have gone out of style in recent years, otherwise replaced by the more contemporary Telltale -style games, remasters like Full Throttle and Day of the…

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Jessica O'Donoghue

Track by Track: Jessica O’Donoghue takes us through her dramatic album Rise Up

Jessica O’Donoghue is a creative and avant-garde artist, who creates what she describes as “Post-Baroque Dramatic Pop” music. She released Rise Up, her latest album last Friday, and that label seems to fit the bill perfectly. Classically trained at Sydney University, Victorian College of the Arts and London’s Covent Garden, Jess’s career has been eclectic and…

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Satin Cali

Wollongong’s Satin Cali share their ‘favourite days’ so far

The must be something in the water in the South Coast of Sydney. The quality of the bands to come out of there in recent years is truly outstanding. Yes, Hockey Dad was one to do the trail blazing, and in more recent times we’ve seen The Vanns, The Terrys and Chloe Dadd making inroads….

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First Ride: The Secret Life of Pets: Off The Leash returns the family dark ride to Universal Studios Hollywood

Earlier this year, I had the chance to ride Universal Studio Hollywood’s latest family attraction, The Secret Life of Pets: Off The Leash. The ride was the first completely new attraction to open in the park in 2021 after being closed due to the pandemic. The Illumination film franchise tie in is a “dark ride”…

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Thee Windows

Exclusive Album Premiere: Thee Windows – Margin of Error (2022 LP)

Baltimore’s Thee Windows is a trio comprised of guitarist and songwriter Dustin O’Keefe,  bassist Keegan Gore and drummer Chris Birch. Bringing their combined influences from previous projects, they have created an inspired collection of meditative thoughtful indie-rock. This Friday they release their debut album, Margin of Error, and we are delighted to be premiering it…

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