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Celine
studying public relations and advertising. I'll be writing about music; rec's, interviews, reviews, etc. I love going to concerts except my bank account doesn’t. Wishing you a lovely day. x

St Patrick’s Day

St Patricks Day (March 17)  is the perfect time of the year to parade around in green, chuck on a shamrock top-hat, and dabble in an Irish jig. To celebrate the iconic day, we decided to answer the questions we’ve all asked about today. Before you follow the rainbow down to The Greenhouse …

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Interview: Festival Of Sport Coordinator

Interview: Festival Of Sport Coordinator

Blitz caught up with Demi, the Festival of Sport Coordinator to learn more about the event, and why we should take Rhianna’s advice and werk, werk, werk, werk, werk (out), whether we’re a couch potato or the next Olympian. If you had only 30 seconds to sell the Festival of …

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Author at 18: Get to Know Ambriehl Khalil (Interview)

Meet the up and coming Ambriehl Khalil. Wrote the Young Adult and LGBT novel Coins In The Coffee Cup aged just 17. Signed to Pen Name Publishing and debuted the novel at 18. Now 20, she’s set to release her next book 1000 Paper Cuts in 2017. I luckily caught up with Ambriehl – …

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What You NEED to Know Before Going to a Gig

I went to see Shawn Mendes at Enmore earlier this month. A beyond incredible show btw. Surprisingly, it had one of the most intense mosh I’ve ever experienced… the pushing and shoving, fainting, bruises, unintentional groping, losing shoes, losing friends, a broken nose or two (yes, really), some people left …

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Interview: Tyne-James Organ

Hailing from Wollongong, Tyne-James Organ has toured with the likes of Lewis Watson, Little Sea, Andy Black and Allday. With his headline tour earlier this year selling out, and another tour announced for December, the reggae-folk musician with a lot of soul is one to look out for. Earlier this week, …

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12 Actors Who are Surprisingly Good Singers

When we hear whispers about actors that can sing, or singers that can act, we’re usually sus. Are they genuinely talented, or are they just venturing out and attempting to gain greater success at something they clearly can’t do? I sure have seen a fair few who try to slide into …

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Yearbook Photos: Guess The Musician

Usually when people rise to celebrity status, their transition from high school to fame is shocking. Even a change in makeup or hair can make some people unrecognisable. Here’s a compilation of musicians from a range of genres and eras… can you guess who these yearbook photos belong to? It …

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Up Close & Personal With Andy Black (Review)

From 6+ hours waiting in line to front row to Andy Black talking to me from the stage, it was quite the experience. Before you start questioning my sanity, it was a pretty exciting event – Black Veil Brides’ front man, Andy Biersack’s first solo Australian tour – Sydney being …

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PHIL’-ing Good with Kristie Mak

Arc has a new PHILanthropy initiative. It’s called PHIL’, it’s PHILed with puns and it’s in support of the Sydney Children’s Hospital. It’ll bring us weekly pop up stands where you may find yourself with a temporary tattoo or in an escape room. Better yet, PHIL’ will hold THE biggest …

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Musicians With Surprisingly High IQs and Uni Degrees

I’m just gonna say right now, you’ll be surprised with who’s on this list, what they studied, and how high some of their IQs are. When we think of our favourite musicians, we don’t necessarily think academics. The idea of celebrities slaving away like we do for several years tackling …

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Famous Rockers Who Got Kicked Out of Their Band

Sex, drugs and rock n’ roll. A lot of rebellion and wild stories comes with the territory of being in a rock band. So, you might be wondering… what can possibly be SO bad that these guys got kicked out of their band? Brian Jones from THE ROLLING STONES I …

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#TB: THE BEST OF THE 2000s (Part 2)

And here we have part 2. Relive the best of 2005-2010.. from old school R&B Chris Brown.. to 2Pac.. to Kings Of Leon.. to Amy Winehouse.. to Lady Gaga.   2005 2Pac – Ghetto Gospel – I mean, the king of rap. He rapped about real things with real emotions and connected …

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#TB: THE BEST OF THE 2000s (Part 1)

Although the early 2000s were just a bit over a decade ago (wow that’s odd to say), I think we can all agree that the music scene has changed a lot since then. From toxic Britney to sexyback JT to (prime) Eminem to Nickelback (h8ters stop there), we’ve got you covered …

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Albums to Look Forward to in 2016

  Ariana Grande- Dangerous Woman- 20 May Behind the 2015 bangers ‘Problem’, ‘Break Free’ and ‘Love Me Harder’, Ariana aims to portray herself as “someone who’s not afraid to take a stand, be herself and be honest”. Her lead single, ‘Dangerous Woman’, is a smooth a cappella. ‘Be Alright’ is …

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YOUR MUSIC FIX: The Best of the 70s, 80s and 90s

Let’s look through the best songs of the decades; from the groovy 70s > to the metal & pop 80s > to the all-rounder R&B/rap/grunge/pop 90s… time to reminisce, or discover incredible hits that you might’ve missed. You can either read through the deets, or just click the links.. THE 70s  …

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The Live Concert Experience (Music Voxpops)

Moments come and go but not the experience of a live show. Hey, that rhymed. Anyway. Here, I interviewed a bunch of music-lovers to help you make the most of your concert experience. Read below and get ready to take notes for your future concerts.. ANDREA Who have you seen live? …

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What Are You Listening To? (Music Vox Pops)

With the diversity of UNSW, there’s sure to be diversity in music taste. I went round campus to see your favourite songs, hidden gems, music recommendations and #unpopularopinions. Read on and you’ll be introduced to a tonne of new music, finally find someone who listens to what you do or …

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HOW TO: LAND THE BEST CONCERT TICKETS

CONCERT TICKET GUIDE: Avoid the stress of ticket-buying and land those first row tickets, and even score cheaper tickets. FIRST THINGS FIRST 1. Be subscribed to a bunch of ticketing or music sites including Ticketek, Ticketmaster, LiveNation, Bandsintown to be aware of artists/bands coming to town and any fan pre-sales, …

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Albums and Tours Roundup

With songs, albums, tours coming out everyday, it’s hard to keep up with the music world. Here’s a solid round up of recently-released albums with mini reviews for you, and upcoming albums + tours  LATEST ALBUMS Jack Garratt – Phase Keep your eye out for this up and rising, UK producer and singer-songwriter. …

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FINALLY AN OSCAR: Relive Leo’s Career in GIFS

The memes are no more. No more jokes about waiting a century for his win. No more “It’s been 84 years” from the elderly woman in Titanic. Leonardo DiCaprio has won an Oscar for Best Actor for ‘The Revenant’ and the internet has exploded. Starring in over 2 dozen films, winning 40 …

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Interview: DMA’S

“It’s two years since DMA’S released their debut single ‘Delete’, a song which took them from complete unknowns to one of Australia’s most exciting bands. In the short 24 months since then, DMA’S have been busy.” We caught up for an  interview with Johnny from rising, brit-pop Sydney trio, DMA’S. They recently played …

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The Interview: The Faders

They’re one of the hottest female DJ duos hitting the Australian scene. They’ve opened up for the likes of Rita Ora, Miley Cyrus, the London Olympics, the EMAs and more. They are Milly and Sui, otherwise known as The Faders. How did you come up with the name The Faders? We …

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