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September, 2018


Book Release: Pasta Pane Vino

This is not a cookbook. This is something more: a travelogue, a patient investigation of Italy’s cuisine, a loving profile of the everyday heroes who bring Italy to the table. Pasta, Pane, Vino is the latest edition of the genre-bending Roads & Kingdoms style Town by town, bite by bite, author Matt Goulding brings Italy to life through intimate portraits of its food culture and the people pushing it in new directions: Three globe-trotting brothers who became the mozzarella kings of Puglia; the pizza police of Naples and the innovative pies that stay oneRead More

Melbourne designer wins a World Of Wearable Art award

Melbourne designer Natalie Hutton has taken home her first international accolade at the World Of Wearable Art awards in New Zealand. One of only eight Australian finalists in this year’s finals hosted at a gala event recently, Natalie’s Claudia Savage label was up against 148 finalists from 17 countries. Her debut piece, Echoplex – Goddess of Reverb, took out the coveted Avant-Garde section in the 30th annual awards.     For Natalie, the news that she has won one of the biggest design awards in the world is surreal to say the least. “An outer body experience isRead More

Ken Jeong set to star in ‘Occupation: Rainfall’

Hot on the heels of breaking box office records around the world, Crazy Rich Asians star, Ken Jeong is heading to Australia to shoot a starring role in Occupation: Rainfall, the sequel to the 2018 Australian sci fi blockbuster Occupation. Jeong will touch down in early October, shooting in locations across Australia including the Hunter Valley and the Gold Coast. Jeong joins local favorites Temuera Morrison (Aquaman), Dan Ewing, Stephany Jacobsen (Revenge, Battlestar Galactica), Aaron Jeffery (X-men Origin: Wolverine),  Zac Garred, Izzy Stephens and Trystan Go. Several new names will also join the fold, including stars Lawrence Makoare (The Lord of the Rings, Marco Polo), Vince Colosimo (Body of Lies, Underbelly) and TamalaRead More

Single Release: Bri Clark – Giving Up

Bri Clark’s voice has the ability to both shatter and heal. Since gifting the local scene with her seemingly unassuming debut single ‘Never Far Enough’ in 2015 and WAM nominated follow up ‘Shiver’, the rising Perth singer songwriter has garnered industry attention and a legion of dedicated fans alike, each captivated by her haunting melodies and arresting vocals. Now, the destined talent is thrilled to finally reveal her anticipated new single ‘Giving Up’ – a brooding pop ballad that has already piqued interest after been shortlisted for the 2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting competition ahead of its official release. With aRead More

Album Release: Ben Panucci – Age Of Consequence

Celebrating taking centre stage as a solo artist, Sydney guitarist and producer Ben Panucci is set to release his debut album Age of Consequence independently on Friday 12 October with launch shows in Melbourne and Sydney during November.  Written and produced by Ben himself, the album features previously released tracks ‘Come Over’ and the lush and quirky ‘Quite’ and now the album’s title track ‘Age of Consequence’. Recorded at Turning Studios and Pooch Sounds Studios in Sydney, the album was mixed by Kevin Kerr and mastered by Kelly Hibert. As a songwriter and bandleader, Ben’s previous musical offerings include the critically acclaimed Jazz album ‘Short Stories’ as Ben Panucci Trio and, theRead More

Album Release: Rebekka Bakken – Things You Leave Behind

Love it, change it or leave it – the three options with which gurus and calendar poets show us the way out of any possible misery. On her new album “Things You Leave Behind” Rebekka Bakken opts for all three of these possibilities: she loves life so much that she experiences it in constant change and lets go of whatever wants to leave. The passage of time and things – elemental for her songs. “The last years have brought a lot of changes in my life, a lot of scaryRead More

Single Release: Mezko – Guess Who

Sydney multi-instrumentalists MEZKO reveal latest track ‘Guess Who’, and announce they’ll be bringing LA-based death-pop duo VOWWS back to their home soil this November to join them for a run of East Coast tour dates. ‘Guess Who’ emerges as an ode to the catharsis of acknowledging and eliminating negative forces from ones life. In MEZKO’s words “This is a song for the people you leave behind. The ones that got you really hard and then dragged you right down. It’s about moving on from someone toxic, a kind of a soundtrack for removing the dirt andRead More

EP Release: Evalyn – Salvation

Venice Beach cult pop singer Evalyn shares her 8-track Salvation EP after teasing “Big Bad City,” “Angels,” “A Pill to Crush,” and now “Crème de la Crème.” The EP is out now on B3SCI Records. Salvation is a wild-eyed examination of the Seven Deadly Sins and modern cult worship through a dark pop context. With its electronically sculpted, guitar-heavy take on pop, Salvation infuses sonic grandeur with an edgy vitality inspired by the big city grit of LA – from the rock-and-roll dreamland of Laurel Canyon to the glitzy sleaze of Hollywood to the jagged beauty of the ocean and mountains. In Salvation, Evalyn amplifies theRead More

Official First Look – Taron Egerton as Sir Elton John

Taron Egerton has worn plenty of slick duds for his role as a gentleman spy in the Kinsgman movies, but his upcoming gig in Elton John biopic Rocketman is apparently taking his style game to a new level. In the first look at the film, released by Paramount, Edgerton sports a gold lamé jacket over a black tank with a gold chain and winged shoes with striped athletic socks. Edgerton’s interpretation of the “Candle in the Wind” singer is lounging on a mod chair inside what looks to be a private jet. Rocketman has beenRead More

2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival – Food delights for The Park

A selection of Melbourne’s hottest foodie destinations will pop up in The Park this Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington. Racegoers’ taste buds will be in for a treat with the gastronomic line-up including Easey’s, Drumplings, South of the Wall, Takeaway Pizza, Princes Pies and Glacé. The Park menu will feature American-style comfort food classics from Easey’s including classic beef burgers, chicken and pork sandwiches, and delicious sides; while modern Mexican eatery South of the Wall will serve up tasty tacos and loaded fries; and Drumplings will offer a fusion of tradition and contemporary that takes globally recognised dishesRead More