Film Review: The Lion King is beautiful to watch but lacks the full roar

July 17, 2019

We all know that Disney reworking its own animated films into “live action” remakes is purely for the box office dollars. Those of us old enough to remember the originals, having seen them in the cinema, and blasting the soundtracks into our subconscious and poring over every bit of dialogue, are all too aware. What […]

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Photo Gallery: The Lion King – Sydney Premiere (16.07.19)

July 16, 2019

VIP guests and celebrities were greeted with an amazing spectacle whilst walking the red carpet for the Sydney premiere of the new live action Disney film The Lion King

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Tash Sultana sidles up alongside Eminem, The Weeknd & Beyoncé for Coachella 2018

January 3, 2018

Tash Sultana is already locking in a huge 2018 and we’re only a few days in! The songwriter has already elevated her international profile impressively through 2017 but in landing a spot on this year’s Coachella line up, the Melbourne gal is truly levelling up. The Australian contingent (as yet announced) for Coachella this year is […]

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Get in Formation: 10 pre-Lemonade moments of Beyoncé at her assertive best

April 27, 2017

This week, Mrs Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announced the introduction of Formation Scholars – a newly established scholarship program for young female college or graduate students in the US. With her acclaimed 2016 album Lemonade recently celebrating its one-year anniversary, Beyoncé has shunned traditional channels of acknowledging the milestone, instead breaking this news that offers four students USD $25,000 each to […]

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The 40 Best Singles of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 18, 2017

Our Top 20 Singles from 2016 represent not only what was a strong and diverse year in new music, but they also presented themselves to be solid indicators of the trajectories of some of our favourite new artists. From NGAIIRE‘s “House on a Rock” to B Wise‘s “No Questions”, through to huge international hitters in Childish Gambino‘s “Redbone” […]

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The Top 40 Albums of 2016 (Part Two): The Top 20

January 12, 2017

Top 20’s are always hard to pull together. As we saw with the first part of our Best Albums of 2016 countdown, the list was looking to be a varied one, with records from bands including Descendents, The Hotelier, Julia Jacklin and NO ZU all making the cut. As we look to the Top 20 records (as voted by our […]

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Troye Sivan and Flume lead 2016 ARIA Award nominations!

October 5, 2016

It was all about Blue Neighbourhood, Skin, Nonagon Infinity and Wildflower at the 2016 ARIA Awards nominations event in Sydney this morning, with all the award nominees finally being unveiled. Leading the charge this year is Flume (with 11 nominations) and Troye Sivan (7 nominations), the former’s 2016 album Skin already taking away three Artisan awards this morning (Producer of the Year, […]

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The 20 Best Albums of 2016…So Far

July 13, 2016

Having tipped the midway point of 2016, we asked our team to look back on what’s been a strong six months of new music releases already. Across the genres, there’ve been some stellar local and international albums dropping and drawing some heated conversation across fandoms. Whether it was in The Drones‘ release of arguably their […]

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The 50 Best Hip Hop and R&B Songs of 2016 (So Far)

July 12, 2016

High profile releases from the likes of Kanye, Drake, and Beyoncé, plus show-stealers from Chance the Rapper, Skepta, Anderson .Paak and dvsn have fleshed out what has been a very strong six months for hip hop and R&B. We’ve also seen emerging talents like Gallant and Joyner Lucas, comebacks from Fat Joe and Maxwell, and […]

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Album Review: Beyoncé – Lemonade (2016 LP)

April 26, 2016

It’s been two days since Beyoncé unleashed her latest visual album onto the world in the form of Lemonade. Two days since the visual component showed her strutting down a street, armed with a baseball bat and smashing in car windows with a reckless abandon of woman scorned. Two days since she further explored and embraced her Southern […]

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Beyoncé premieres sixth album LEMONADE on TIDAL; features Jack White, Kendrick Lamar, James Blake & The Weeknd!

April 24, 2016

Well, after another brilliantly executed social media campaign that sparked the interest of the Beyhive and anyone with any passing interest in anything Beyoncé, Lemonade has finally been revealed. Coming to fans in the form of a hotly anticipated HBO Special, the Lemonade special showed a whole album’s worth of visuals and new songs. The […]

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Coldplay teams with Beyonce to deliver a “Hymn for the Weekend”

December 1, 2015

As we approach Colplay’s latest project, A Head Full of Dreams, we continue to dive in deeper to the band’s current love of hand-clapping dance-inflected sounds with track featuring none other than supreme R&B diva Beyoncé. Lifting Chris Martin’s buoyant performance rather than clashing with it, Beyoncé colours the soundscape to fill it out as […]

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Fox 8 to screen Beyoncé and Jay-Z “On The Run” exclusively this week

September 21, 2014

Express from the U.S, “On the Run” will be premiering exclusively on Fox 8 this Tuesday. Following the immense collaborative tour of husband-wife power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the concert has been a consistently hot topic since it began in late June this year. The music megastars have produced “On the Run” for HBO, pairing […]

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