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Interview: Pablo Quintero, FishGig

Ever wonder whether driving for UberEats will earn you more than riding for Deliveroo or Foodora? Will that change in a few hours? Or tomorrow? With FishGig, a new UNSW-born startup, you can now compare and select which on-demand platform pays you more at any given time. Blitz chatted to …

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Interview: Tia Gostelow

After graduating as a finalist from Triple J’s Unearthed High and being named the first winner of Unearthed High’s Indigenous Initiative in 2016, Tia Gostelow has gone on to do bigger things in 2017. Blitz contributor Kenneth Liong had the chance to talk to her about latest music video, her friendship …

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Yes, She Can

Yes, She Can

There’s no mountain too high, no weight too heavy, no obstacle too tough, because she can do it! The She Can campaign run by Arc Sport was inspired by the government’s ‘Girls Make Your Move’ initiative. Sticking to the same agenda of encouraging girls to feel confident and empowered in …

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A Chat With: Martina Martian

A Chat With: Martina Martian

Blitz chatted to Martina Martian, a freelance designer/illustrator, UNSW Student and Blitz design contributor about collaborating with big name brands like ASOS and Doughnut Time, the retro vibes and bright colours evident in her work, and more. The injection of bright and eye catching colours informs your creative style, which …

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PhotoClub Goes To Melbourne

PhotoClub Goes To Melbourne

PhotoClub headed down to Melbourne for their 207 road trip. Check out some snapshots below Boee Yip (Above) Tsz Kin William Liu (Above) Vina Nguyen (Above)   Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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Review: Baby Driver (Premiere)

An eager audience was packed into cinemas at Event George Street last week for the Australian premiere of Baby Driver. Edgar Wright introduced the film, along with stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James. Wright was palpably ecstatic at the presence of Mad Max director and Australian film royalty, Dr George Miller. As …

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Interview: Mallrat

Grace Shaw, better known as Mallrat, is an up-and-coming Brisbane rapper who calls herself the ‘Hannah Montana of the rap game’. She recently moved to Melbourne and took the time to chat with us about her busy year so far, Splendour in the Grass and her good mate Allday.  Check …

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Review: GLOW – Netflix Original

A comic take on the beginnings of televised women’s wrestling, GLOW, is a wild new Netflix original series, based on an equally wild true story. Set in the 1980s, GLOW details the formation of a female wrestling competition, G.L.O.W. – Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. The series was inspired by the …

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Interview: Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré

I recently had the chance to catch up with Jeremy Bolm, frontman of post-hardcore band, Touché Amoré, ahead of their Brisbane show. They’re currently embarking on an Australian headline tour in support of their latest album, Stage Four. Jeremy and I spoke about the pros and cons of festivals, coffee, …

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The Electric Ladies of Body Type

Listening to the empowered electric rock of all female band Body Type, you can hear their quirkiness interwoven into their riffs. They’ve only been playing for a year and have gained recognition from big music names like Triple J Unearthed and Splendour in the Grass. This weekend they will be performing at Electric Lady, …

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Review: Thundamentals

Review: Thundamentals

The first time I heard about Thundamentals was when their catchy hip-hop track Something I Said hit number 30 on Triple J’s 2014 Hottest 100. Now I’m a pretty competitive person. Since I discovered Eminem in Year 7, I’ve embraced the challenge of learning as many rap lyrics as possible. …

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Holy Moly, it’s Holy Holy!

The energetic and atmospheric sounds of Holy Holy have been filling airwaves and international music arenas for the past few years. With a successful first album ‘When the Storms Would Come’ under their belt they are now touring Australia with their second critically acclaimed album ‘Paint’. Blitz was lucky enough …

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TEDxSydney 2017

Review: TEDxSydney 2017

Remember when your high school teacher would pull up a TED Talk video on Youtube to explain a concept when they couldn’t be bothered? TEDxSydney is like that, but in real life. One of the largest TEDx events in the world, TEDxSydney brings together some of Australia’s greatest and most …

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Orange is the New Black

Review: Orange is the New Black, Season 5

Orange is the New Black Season 5 – an amazing comeback or the biggest disappointment yet? Orange is the New Black is a Netflix original series that explores the dramatised happenings of a womens prison. Beginning with a bang, the first three seasons of prison drama and character development were …

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Interview: Alex Bleeker, Real Estate

Blitz Radio host, Will Clifton, recently had the opportunity to talk with Alex Bleeker, the bassist for Real Estate. Real Estate is coming to Australia in July to play their recently released 4th studio album, In Mind. Alex was a super chill and cool guy. If you haven’t already, give …

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WIN Tickets to Baby Driver

WIN Tickets to Baby Driver

We’re giving away double passes to Baby Driver! Comment below what song gets you pumped up, to WIN! Winners will be contacted on Monday 3rd July. Baby Driver is in cinemas July 13. A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be …

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Review: UNA

Review: UNA

Unsettling, is the word that comes to mind. The film drips with it: the austere silences, isolating cinematography, ambient swells cut against impatient mechanical rhythms. Director Benedict Andrews is not aiming for subtlety here – but he toes a dangerous line between artistic and overkill. Rooney Mara’s near-bipolar unpredictability – …

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Lights, Camera, Tricking

Lights, Camera, Tricking

Against the backdrop of some iconic Sydney sights and incredible Vivid lights, Christopher Cunio & Iris Liao from PhotoClub shot TrickSoc flipping, kicking, and tricking.  

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Motivation Blues

Motivation Blues

Motivation is the one thing we all seek on a constant basis throughout life. Motivation is defined as the desire to do things and as university students, it is deathly hard to find this desire to do things. We all have these dreams and aspirations, and sometimes, we have a plan …

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Review: Mesmeriser + Run Marlowe, Megan and the Vegans

Review: Mesmeriser, Run Marlowe, Megan and the Vegans

The powerful torrents of Megan Donnelly’s voice spill out across the Coogee beachfront. At first, you can pick out the odd word, while the rest of the lyrics melt into a captivating siren-song that drags you helplessly across the Oval. You barely notice your ascent up Old Dave’s stairs, as …

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Uni Contributor Runs Out of Motivation To Compose Punchline Article

Uni Contributor Runs Out Of Motivation To Compose Punchy Article

[Satirical set-up here, try make it topical and format the same way a news site would.] [Additional follow up joke to elaborate on premise– make sure premise is clear.]   [Fake quote from exaggerated character (A)– either really in on the concept or painfully oblivious.] [Build on character based on …

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An Ode To Motivation

An Ode To Motivation

What a vibrant, lovely thing you were And how unjustly early you were taken from us. I remember there were days, At the beginning of the semester, Where you were still with us. You would move my legs all the way to 9. a.m lectures. You would raise my arms …

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Review: Bad Pony

Review: Bad Pony

Situated in the cosy basement of The Chippo Hotel, indie rock pop band Bad Pony delivered insane levels of energy that penetrated a packed out room of avid fans. Coming off the bat of eight shows around the country, as well as a North American tour, Bad Pony wrapped up …

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PhotoClub And FabSoc Collab

When two greats collab, they make something epic! Check out the results of a collaboration between PhotoClub and FabSoc. Jason Phu (above) Jacky Che (above) John Acierda (above) Pua Pao (above) Winston Luu (above)

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