Day: November 7, 2018

Five new Sydney restaurants you need to eat at this month

November 7, 2018

Impressive new openings will always be a thing in Sydney. Whether it’s a new bar, a restaurant from a well-known chef, or a light and bright café, those who live in the sunny harbour city are spoiled for choice when they go out to dine. There’s been a whole heap of new ones popping up […]

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Track of the Day: Miss Blanks “This Bitch” (2018)

November 7, 2018

Warning: This song is pretty explicit, and so it darn well can and should be. Brisbane’s own Miss Blanks is reclaiming the word commonly used against women and femmes, and is turning it around onto men. Known for her out-spoken, strong and empowering beats with a knack for driving important conversations about topical issues, Miss […]

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PAX Aus 2018: ZeniMax’s Matt Firor Talks The Future of The Elder Scrolls Online and How Fans have Shaped the Franchise

November 7, 2018

The Elder Scrolls Online, first launched in 2014, has leapt from strength to strength in recent years having since launched multiple new content packs, including the gargantuan Morrowind and Summerset expansions in 2017 and 2018 respectively. At PAX Australia, we had the chance to sit down with Elder Scrolls Online’s Game Director, Matt Firor, to […]

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Book Review: Di Morrissey’s Arcadia is a modern mystery in a timeless Tasmanian forest

November 7, 2018

Australia’s favourite storyteller, Di Morrissey, returns with her Twenty-sixth book, Arcadia, a modern mystery born in a timeless Tasmanian forest. Set in the 1930’s, Arcadia tells the story of a young new wife, Stella, as she arrives at her husbands isolated property in Tasmania, where she finds love and beauty nestled amongst the nearby untouched forest. The […]

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Review: Kimpton’s newest Los Angeles Hotel La Peer delights with a unique sensibility

November 7, 2018

Tucked away in a forgettable street (La Peer St, no less) as you appraoch the outskirts of the trendy West Hollywood area, is a brand new hotel from the trusted Kimpton chain, the La Peer Hotel. It’s a stunning space which seems to do everything it can to be unlike all the other hotels in […]

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Album of the Week: Cyanide Thornton’s debut self-titled LP is a transcendent experience

November 7, 2018

It almost seems unbelievable that the self-titled LP is Cyanide Thornton’s first release. The Melbourne three-piece formed in 2016 and quickly gathered a local following in the alternative rock circuits of the city. The much-anticipated self-titled album will drop on Friday and is a collection of seven unique and musically advanced tracks. The album is like a […]

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AMW Film Festival Review: Now Sound: Melbourne’s Listening celebrates the city’s vibrant independent music scene

November 7, 2018

London’s calling, California’s dreaming, so Melbourne must be dancing if Now Sound: Melbourne’s Listening is true. The documentary is a celebration of the independent music scene in our very own, world-renowned, live music capital. This film is a passionate little time capsule joined at the hip to a very special time and place. Tobias Willis […]

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Games Review: Call of Cthulhu (PS4, 2018) is a Charmingly Clunky Eldritch Mess

November 7, 2018

Call of Cthulhu is not a game that belongs on the modern generation of consoles. It’s clunky, muddy and technically unpolished – yet, there’s something surprisingly cunning about it, because it uses its own murk to great effect. When textures cut in and out of focus or objects seem to disappear, it only adds to […]

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Review: Personal narratives take centre stage at the Feminist Writer’s Festival in Sydney

November 7, 2018

Established in 2016, the Feminist Writer’s Festival aims to support and promote feminist writers in Australia. For the first time this biennial festival came to Sydney, and over the course of two and a half days this writer attended a total of ten talks. Topics of the talks ranged from Writing and Speaking Indigenous Lives […]

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AUxAU Guide to the NSW South Coast: A tapestry of outdoor fun and adventure

November 7, 2018

It becomes immediately apparent when driving down the New South Wales South Coast that you will have the choice of two soundtracks during your adventure: waves crashing onto the rocks and sand of uncrowded beaches or ultimate silence with occasional pops of birds and rustling tree branches in forests and National Parks. The wealth of […]

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Piranha Plant and Street Fighter‘s Ken join Super Smash Bros Ultimate

November 7, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sZsk8VHY2g New details have emerged surrounding Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, notably, you can play as infamous Mario level-hazard, Piranha Plant. https://twitter.com/Tetra_Flora/status/1058108258706186240 Piranha plant will be available to players who purchase early – either those who register their game card before January 31st 2019, or to those who buy digital versions. On top of this, Inceneroar […]

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