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The Weekend Series: five of our most-anticipated albums of 2018
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The Weekend Series: five of our most-anticipated albums of 2018

It’s only April and we’ve already been blessed with some terrific music. From Cardi B’s game-changing debut, Unknown Mortal Orchestra adding a thrilling new chapter to their catalogue and MGMT returning to the spotlight with a new record, we've been very lucky so far. The fun isn't over yet – we’ve still got many months to go and many albums to look forward to. We’ve looked into our crystal ball and picked a few records that we think will be all over the airwaves upon release. more

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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy food shows you should queue up
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The Weekend Series: five binge-worthy food shows you should queue up

We’re a sucker for a good cooking show, and we’re not ashamed to admit it. From Ready Steady Cook to the Great British Bake Off, the high stakes drama of the kitchen is something we’ll relish the opportunity to view. A new breed of food shows are hitting our screens thanks to the miracle of Netflix, allowing us to feast on food porn of the highest quality. If you have a craving to binge some stellar food-oriented media, you can’t do much better than the crew we’ve assembled here. Don a bib and get comfortable – you’ll be drooling by the end of the first episode. more

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The Weekend Series: five true-crime podcasts that you need to listen to immediately
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The Weekend Series: five true-crime podcasts that you need to listen to immediately

When it comes to entertainment in the digital age, the realm of podcasts has become one the new frontier. From music, comedy, sports or current affairs, there’s bound to be a podcast for every special interest. One of the most popular niche categories to emerge recently is that of true crime, where podcast hosts research, analyse and regale listeners with a play-by-play of notorious crimes. The craze, which took hold thanks to the trailblazing success of Serial, is undergoing a massive boom with numerous true-crime podcasts emerging with their own take on the genre. If you’ve got a long roadtrip planned or need something to listen to on your daily commute, we’ve put together a list of high-quality podcasts that you can immerse yourself in. Be warned, some of these podcasts don’t shy away from the grisly details. more

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The Weekend Series: everything we are vibing in April
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The Weekend Series: everything we are vibing in April

The Easter eggs have been devoured and the long weekend is behind us. You might be thinking there’s nothing to look forward to for the forseeable future, but you’d be wrong. April is set to be a huge month, and we’ve got the proof. If you need something to ease your post-holiday blues, we’ve got tantalising news of sushi gelato, handy ridesharing arrivals, saucy stories and a recap of the best April Fool’s jokes on the internet. more


The Locals Next week: a Goldie local

Jennifer Wiseman
Science impacts nearly every aspect of modern life, from agriculture, environment, and medicine to communications, exploration and, hopefully, a sense of responsibility, wonder and awe ... ~ Jennifer Wiseman more
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The Weekend Series: make your long weekend roadtrip better with one of our killer playlists
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The Weekend Series: make your long weekend roadtrip better with one of our killer playlists

Folks, we know we don’t need to remind you that there is a long weekend ahead of us. We’re positive you are all ticking off the days as diligently as us, but in your haste to make plans to bail for the Easter holiday you might have forgotten about one crucial detail – your roadtrip playlist. Now, you’ve all got your own diverse musical tastes (we’ve got an exceptionally cool readership), but to make things easier on you we’ve thrown together some great playlists to help pass the time when you’re cruising to your long-weekend hideaway destination. From up-and-coming Australian acts and old-school R’n’B jams to karaoke classics, there’s enough here to cater to nearly every mood. Happy listening! more

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Mobile Barber Shop Depot brings snips and sips to Bundall
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Mobile Barber Shop Depot brings snips and sips to Bundall

Gold Coast barber Joey D'Adderio is renowned for his razor-sharp snips, eclectic style and insane ability to turn any drab-looking fella into a dapper gent. The owner of Luigi & Sons, one of the coast's longest-running barbers, has this week unveiled his latest creation – an edgy new barber shop, bar and events space in a transformed warehouse in the heart of Bundall.  more

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Simplicity and functionality shine through in Von-Röutte's latest collection of leather man bags
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Simplicity and functionality shine through in Von-Röutte’s latest collection of leather man bags

Gents, if you struggle to find leather bags that exude enough sophistication to warrant space in your wardrobe, then cast your eyes over the Von-Röutte new autumn collection. Sticking to its ethos of creating timeless pieces with a contemporary twist, the new drop features tight series of leather essentials – this is baggage that you'll actually want to carry. more

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Get suited up by one of the masters of style at Harrolds Pacific Fair
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Get suited up by one of the masters of style at Harrolds Pacific Fair

It's no secret that when a gent dons a perfectly tailored suit, heads will turn. If you're due for a new ensemble and want to invest in making it yours, then Harrolds and Tom Ford are giving you the chance to have it tailored by one of the sharpest stylists in the business – Tom Ford’s own master tailor Luca Gervasi. The exclusive made-to-measure event is happening by appointment only on March 20. more

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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in March
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The Weekend Series: five things we are vibing on in March

When it comes to exciting happenings, February was positively stacked. From the lively competition of the Winter Olympics to the cinematic phenomenon that is Black Panther, there was so much to take in you’d be forgiven for missing a few things. Thankfully we’re here to fill you in on some of the bits and pieces that have flown under the radar. This month, we’re vibing hard on iconic chocolates gone ice-cream, edible banana skin, huge news from AirBnb, and a chap everyone is affectionately dubbing Tea Bae. more

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Former by Dane Reynolds and Craig Anderson has landed
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Former by Dane Reynolds and Craig Anderson has landed

When rumblings first surfaced of the new brand from legendary surfers Dane Reynolds and Craig Anderson alongside pro skateboarders Austyn Gillette and the late Dylan Rieder, it's fair to say industry folk were watching with bated breath. Well, friends, the wait is over. Former has landed. more

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Sport some sweet vintage threads from Ricky Bees
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Sport some sweet vintage threads from Ricky Bees

If you love sporting the odd vintage piece but don't necessarily want to invest every waking moment of the weekend rummaging through op shops and rack sales only to come home empty handed, say hello to Ricky Bees. They do the hard trawling for you so you can enjoy the fruits of their labour without the effort, that's win win in our books! more

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The Weekend Series: five flicks we’re frothing to see in 2018
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The Weekend Series: five flicks we’re frothing to see in 2018

Fire up the popcorn, dip those choc-tops and fill up that large frozen coke – 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for cinema. We’ve already marked several dates on our calendar for the most anticipated films, which include charming animated adventures, empowering heist flicks, superhero blockbusters and irreverent alternative history comedies. We’re already imagining ourselves ensconced in the shrouded cinema with snacks in hand and oh-so-ready to be transported away. more

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Get set to shred with a new sled from Palm Beach Surf Store
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Get set to shred with a new sled from Palm Beach Surf Store

We have some sad news and some happy news. The Apparel Collective in Palm Beach is no more but, before you go getting too upset, in its place is Palm Beach Surf Store. Along with a fresh new look, the store comes with an exciting new direction that focusses more on boards of the surf and snow variety. Two things that haven't changed though is the chilled vibe and commitment to quality. more

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The Weekend Series: Five Netflix originals to binge to in February
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The Weekend Series: Five Netflix originals to binge to in February

It’s a new year, which means a heck of a lot of good television to devour. Netflix is once again aiming to capture audiences with an incredible array of original content, from television series to standalone movies. So, what’s on the cards for the first half of the year? How does some dystopian sci-fi sound? What about some time-travelling comedy or some in-depth food exploration? We’ve also got the return of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and if that’s not enough then we’ve also got Paul Rudd with a moustache. That’s sure to move the dial! more

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Protect your skin and the coral reefs with Little Urchin natural sunscreen
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Protect your skin and the coral reefs with Little Urchin natural sunscreen

Us Queensland folk are generally very active – whether we're out there exercising, swimming at the beach or wading in a kiddie pool sipping spritzers, we like to spend a fair chunk of our time outdoors. Wearing sunscreen has been a routine drilled into us since we were all little tackers, but have you ever wondered about those big words that make up the ingredients list on your trusty tube of suncream? Well, Chris Matthews did ... and so begins the story of natural sunscreen brand Little Urchin. more