Day: May 9, 2019

Huawei announce “Dual-Video Camera Mode” update for P30 series

May 9, 2019

While everyone has been busy putting the P30 Series’ remarkable zoom to the rest, Huawei have snuck in a software update to further enhance the camera experience on both the P30 and P30 Pro. Focused on “Dual-View Camera Mode”, the update makes it so users on either device can create split-screen videos by simultaneously using […]

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The best last minute gift ideas for Mother’s Day in Australia

May 9, 2019

There’s a lot of things out there. Too many, actually. It’s going to be hard to run around the various metro centres of Australia to try and pick out the perfect last-minute gift for this coming Mother’s Day, so we’ve rounded up five of the best things we’ve been particularly fascinated by lately in the […]

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Aussies can now use Facebook Messenger to order Pizza Hut

May 9, 2019

In a nod to how much effort it takes to switch and open new tabs in internet browsers nowadays, Pizza Hut Australia has announced an industry-first ordering platform via Facebook Messenger. The social media messenger app can now be used on mobile devices to access “Pizza Hut Instant Ordering”, overseen by a customised bot with […]

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Himi, Japan: Where the mountains back onto the sea

May 9, 2019

It’s an outrageous understatement to say that Japan is a country full of natural diversity. From the snow-capped peaks of Hokkaido’s mountains to the tropical islands of Okinawa, for a nation whose landmass is relatively humble, it doesn’t matter how many times you visit, there will always be something new to discover. Case in point […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Dinosaur Beard “Dialect Drum” (2019)

May 9, 2019

Dinosaur Beard, the moniker of Melbourne-based experimental folk musician Adam Finnegan, has gifted us a charming slow burner for his first single of 2019. Titled “Dialect Drum”, the hazy and melodic track highlights Finnegan’s captivating off-kilter style as it ebbs and flows with various notches of intensity. “It’s a tale of breaking through those egoic […]

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Track of the Day: Reborn by the Sunshine “Who I Am” (2019)

May 9, 2019

Hailing from the desert paradise of Coachella valley, Californian band Reborn by the Sunshine have just released their new EP These Old Feelin’s. Their rock ‘n’ roll sound is drenched in bright harmonies and soulful, immersive soundscapes that will make you daydream about the sun-soaked Californian desert that inspires the band sound. The 5-piece bills […]

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Interview: Real Live Fake News‘ Ben Keane on improv, news, and selling out (in the good way!)

May 9, 2019

Improv inspired by audience submitted real news stories, performed at the iconic ABC building in South Bank? Small wonder that Real Live Fake News‘ one night only performance has already sold out, and has a wait list for tickets! We caught up with performer and producer Ben Keane ahead of Friday night’s show, to talk […]

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Film Review: The Hustle (US, 2019) is a swindle with very little payoff

May 9, 2019

After several release date pushbacks and a title change (its working title was Nasty Women, a now outdated reference to one of Donald Trump’s many insults thrown at Hillary Clinton), The Hustle finally plods into cinemas this week. A female-centric remake of 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (which was itself a remake of 1964’s Bedtime Story), the film attempts […]

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Brisbane bands to pay tribute to Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison with a suicide prevention fundraiser

May 9, 2019

This week marks one year since we were left reeling with the news that Scott Hutchison, front man of the acclaimed Scottish band Frightened Rabbit, took his own life.  In tribute to Scott and the songs of Frightened Rabbit, several local bands are coming together to perform at Tiny Changes BNE, a tribute concert at […]

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Post Malone’s Aussie-exclusive collaboration with Crocs is…weird

May 9, 2019

While in Australia for a nation-wide tour, chart king Past Malone has lifted the lid on a brand new collaboration with none other than Crocs. Helping the divisive shoe ascend from the murky depths of fashion hell, the “Wow” singer has finessed what is his third drop of the successful footwear collaboration, which has been […]

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