Day: October 25, 2018

Diablo is taking centre stage at Blizzcon — what could it be?

October 25, 2018

We could be ready to see something monumental on the horizon from Blizzard. Here’s the low down – Blizzard’s annual festival-like event, BlizzCon is kicking off on November 2. Blizzard takes that time to celebrate its different games — Starcraft II, Overwtch, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, Diablo and Hearthstone, and to celebrate the […]

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Sydney Lock Out Film Turn It Up! to open Australian Music Week Film Festival as individual tickets go on sale

October 25, 2018

Australian Music Week Film Festival presents a diverse lineup of film premieres, set to grace the event on 10-11 November. Already announced, films range from discussing the politics of music to sharing the uniqueness of Melbourne’s music scene. Today, the 13th and final film was announced, Turn it Up! Finding Sydney’s Sound, which discussed the city’s […]

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Interview: KLP on “Venus x Mars”, touring and her pregnancy announcement!

October 25, 2018

Kristy Lee Peters (KLP) released a new spacey, house single “Venus x Mars” at the end of September which is said to be a look in at a bigger body of work on its way! In the meantime, KLP is back on tour, laying down some filth behind the decks and showcasing her poppy vocals. […]

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A Catholic version of Pokemon Go where you “catch” biblical figures now exists

October 25, 2018

There have been a few straight copies of Niantic’s mega-successful Pokémon Go (yes, people still play it; someone trade me a Mewtwo please) but none quite as odd as this one. Follow JC Go!, an augmented reality adventure app inspired by the same people that bought you Catholicism (the religion, not the game), has been […]

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Arctic Monkeys announce arena shows for Australia and New Zealand

October 25, 2018

Sheffield rockers Arctic Monkeys have today announced a triumphant return to Australia and New Zealand, bringing Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino down our way for a tour across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Auckland. What’s more is that they will be bringing friends and collaborators Mini Mansions along for the ride, the L.A band filling […]

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Tech Review: Ultimate Ears finesse and flex with the Megaboom 3

October 25, 2018

In the realm of portable speakers Ultimate Ears remains one of the biggest names for food reason. Their cylindrical Booms and Megabooms have been amongst the most popular Bluetooth speakers for the past few years, and that’s not changing anytime soon now that lucky number 3 has rolled around (at least in name). UE recently […]

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The five best Melbourne Cup lunches in Sydney for 2018

October 25, 2018

Whether you engage with the race itself or not, Melbourne Cup is always a good excuse to get out of the office and sneak a long festive lunch in with the colleagues. Sydney’s best restaurants and bars always put their best food forward when it comes to “the face that stops the nation”, putting together […]

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Interview: Jason Blum talks Halloween, working with John Carpenter and teases upcoming Blumhouse film Spooky Jack

October 25, 2018

The AU’s Harris Dang sat down with Blumhouse’s Jason Blum to talk about his latest production, Halloween, which hits cinemas today. They talk about the great response the film has had so far, the weight of working with heavyweights like Jamie Lee Curtis and John Carpenter – not to mention the franchise itself. Blum also […]

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Melbourne’s popular Piccolina Gelateria opens new store in St Kilda

October 25, 2018

Just in time for the summer months to come and drive Melbourne’s locals towards St Kilda beach, Piccolina Gelateria have unveiled a new store on nearby Aceland Street. Marking the third store for the business, often referred to as the best gelataria in the city, the new space channels the surrounding street scape and the […]

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The Prodigy are bringing their “No Tourists” arena tour to Australia in 2019

October 25, 2018

You should never count the incendiary trio of Liam Howlett, Keith Flint and Maxim out of the game. As legendary English band The Prodigy, they have proven time and time again to have one of the most exciting shows in live music history. We’re no stranger to their monolithic fusion of rave and rock down […]

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Sri Lanka, Copenhagen and Egypt take top spots in Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel”

October 25, 2018

It’s time to update that bucketlist because Lonely Planet have revealed their annual “Best in Travel” lists for 2019, collating lists of the hottest destinations, experiences and travel trends for the year ahead. Each year, the accompanying travel book sells well around the world, highlighting various hot-ticket destinations and events that should be on every […]

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The food world is celebrating pasta today, so we asked a top Italian chef for some tips

October 25, 2018

Delicious World Pasta Day is upon us, an open celebration of what is quite possibly (definitely) one of the top 10 things ever created. And since today is the best time to show appreciation for the diverse Italian-born food, we thought it best to have a quick chat with Aussie chef Dario Manca (well known […]

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6 Indie Titles We’re Excited To See At PAX Australia

October 25, 2018

With PAX Australia 2018 right around the corner, Aussie gamers are soon to be flooded with heaps of great new content. From Aussie indies to the best of the rest, we take a look at some of the most eye-catching games featured at PAX, and what we’re looking forward to most. Necrobarista, Route 59 Necrobarista […]

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Carl’s Jr opens first Melbourne stores as part of ambitious expansion

October 25, 2018

It has been two years since U.S fast-food giant Carl’s Jr opened their first ever Australian store in Bateau Bay on New South Wales’s Central Coast. It was a success, as was the steady roll out of stores that followed as part of a very ambitious expansion set to see around 300 stores open across […]

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Track of the Day: Alex the Astronaut “Happy Song” (2018)

October 25, 2018

Alex the Astronaut has released her new single “Happy Song” ahead of her forthcoming Space Tour this November. This track, equally optimistic and melancholic, was performed for the first time to a packed tent at this years Splendour in the Grass. Aiming straight for the heart, “Happy Song” perfectly pairs gloominess with buoyancy, delivering a […]

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Games Review: Mega Man 11 sticks a little too closely to the classic franchise

October 25, 2018

Oh Mega Man, such a treasured relic of the past, and one of the great gaming franchises of the 8-bit era. It was — is — one of the few series that could get away with being so repetitive and frustratingly difficult because there’s something about its simple premise and nostalgia-inducing schtick that just stuck […]

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