Day: September 14, 2018

Interview: Brodie Rainbird of The Wolfe Brothers (Hobart) discuss their new country crossover single

September 14, 2018

It’s been a busy year for the Tasmanian country-rock band, The Wolfe Brothers – with the release of their highly-anticipated fourth studio album Country Heart in March, its two chart-topping singles ‘Ain’t Seen It Yet’ and ‘No Sad Song’, as well as an accompanying national tour. The album debuted on the ARIA Country Chart at […]

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Album Review: Joey Purp’s QUARTERTHING (2018 LP) shows incredible progression from the rising hip hop star

September 14, 2018

The stellar year for music that has been 2018 delivers once again with the new release from Chicago rapper Joey Purp. Off the strength of previous project iiiDrops (featuring the bouncy hit ‘Girls @‘ featuring Chance the Rapper) he’s released QUARTERTHING, a new album that shows incredible progression for the rising star. A member of the […]

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Sampology takes us behind-the-scenes of his new EP Mt. Glorious

September 14, 2018

Brisbane producer Sampology put out an incredible EP last month in Mt. Glorious, which saw the acclaimed artist reach new creative heights. Sam recently took some time to take us behind-the-scenes on the making of the album. Enjoy this video and article from the artist himself: As my performing name is ‘Sampology’, this implies that […]

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K-Pop Royalty and Adele’s Manager help close out the best ever All That Matters in Singapore

September 14, 2018

The final day of the All That Matters conference in Singapore kicked off on Wednesday with panels and keynotes across the Music, Digital, Marketing and Sports streams, alongside a presentation from tappit, who were looking at their take on the technology that is taking events cashless. Other morning highlights brought gaming and sports together with […]

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Games Review: Phantom Doctrine (PS4, 2018) shows a lot of promise, but is a little too complex for the casual gamer

September 14, 2018

Phantom Doctrine is a turn-based strategy game set during the Cold War. You play as either a retired KGB, rogue CIA, or an unlockable secret identity, in charge of a secret operation to stop a world-ending conspiracy. Basically, it’s X-COM set in the Cold War, but with an enticing spy twist. The game itself has […]

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Interview: Essie Holt talks “Better For You,” and touring with LANKS & Tyne James-Organ

September 14, 2018

Melbourne’s Essie Holt is riding high, fresh of the launch of her newest single Better For You. We sat down to chat about Better for You and touring as a young performer.  First off, congratulations on the success of your most recent single Better For You! What can you tell us about the process of bringing […]

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Track of the Day: Young Franco feat. Maribelle “Girls Don’t Cry” (2018)

September 14, 2018

Fresh off the back of his previous single “About This Thing”, seasoned Sydney based producer Young Franco has returned with a brand new single — the wonderfully funky “Girls Don’t Cry”. The track sees Young Franco once again teaming up with confidant and collaborator Maribelle – a powerhouse in her own right, with a prolific […]

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BIGSOUND Interview: Asha Jefferies talks about the importance of guidance on her emerging career

September 14, 2018

At 19 years old, Asha Jefferies is considered a new artist, but the years of experience under the Brisbane singer-songwriter’s belt would qualify her as a veteran. She began writing and performing at the tender age of 11. At 14, she won the Byron Bay Busking Challenge, leading to her performing on that year’s Bluesfest […]

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Port Fairy Folk Festival announces 2019 line up, celebrates 50th anniversary of Woodstock

September 14, 2018

Victorian seaside town Port Fairy will welcome will welcome the 43rd Port Fairy Folk Festival to its shores in March. Boasting an unmissable lineup of folk artists from around the world, Port Fairy will include a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1969 Woodstock festival. This homage to the mother of all […]

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Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm‘s Matthew Cooper talks Mephisto, Hanamura and more

September 14, 2018

Mephisto, Diablo‘s Lord of Hatred himself, has entered the Nexus. We spoke to Heroes of the Storm Lead Content Designer Matthew Cooper to find out what it takes to successfully weave a character like Mephisto into a game like HotS, and we pick his brain on the recent Hanamura map rework, one of the comprehensive in […]

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Here’s every announcement from this morning’s Nintendo Direct

September 14, 2018

There’s a sense of excitement that runs through the entire industry in the moments before a new Nintendo Direct broadcast. What will they talk about? What crazy new titles and ports will they announce for the Switch? Today’s broadcast, ahead of the launch of the new Nintendo Switch Online service, was a rapid fire streak […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Áine Tyrrell “In This House” (2018)

September 14, 2018

Today, Irish-Australian folk musician Áine Tyrrell drops the brand new music video for her single “In This House” exclusively on the AU review – the lead single from her new album Return To The Sea, due for release on September 25th. “In This House” was born from a sharing of stories between Tyrrell, and her frequent […]

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Games Review: F1 2018 (PS4, 2018): The Best in the Business

September 14, 2018

Ok, first things first? Do you like going fast? I mean really, really, really fast? Well then F1 2018 may just be suited to you. The latest iteration of developer Codemasters’ premiere Formula 1 franchise may just be the best we’ve seen so far, thanks to some handy improvements presentation and controls, all while holding […]

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