Hosted by Mr Scruff's..

A review of a special event: Bloggers Dinner.
Held at a cool new spot in Melbourne's Collingwood.

..and The Library Bag.

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Event Review: Bloggers Dinner hosted by Mr Scruff’s

Mr Scruff’s could be described as many things: a bar, a beer garden, an option for a meal, an art gallery or just a nice spot to hang with your mates.

So how do Mr Scruff’s see themselves? As an immobolised food truck.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, food trucks are all the rage – all over the world – but it’s only really started to effect in Australia within the last year or so.

Mr Scruff’s has decided to turn the food truck on its head, by staying put in one location but offering the same great experience of casual dining where locals can often be found enjoying a drink in one hand and having a bite to eat with the other.

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A special collection from Nike Sportswear..

2014 Holiday Collection
A new collection in time for the holiday season.

..and the legendary textile manufacturer and style fixture that is Liberty London.

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Nike x Liberty London: 2014 Holiday Collection

Nike and Liberty London are taking innovation to new heights with their 10th collection together, delivering a blooming effect of introducing a custom print to the mix.

Featured on some of Nike’s contemporary and heritage footwear silhouettes and a capsule apparel collection, this is sure to be a collection that will have you rushing online on December 1st.

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Born and raised in Melbourne with a unique vocal aesthetic.

Brown Sugar
EMRSN

Covering D'Angelo's 1995 hit single

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EMRSN: Brown Sugar

With a smooth and sensual voice that will evoke all of your emotions, Melbourne artist EMRSN seems to be waving the flag for the Future Soul movement in Melbourne, Australia and beyond.

His exceptional voice cuts through the melodies and pierces the soul with every note and subtle inflection. I heard him sing live this week and you will want to see him too.

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Originally taken from his debut record, Blue Film

You're The One That I Want
Lo-Fang

Featured in the new Chanel No.5 campaign

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Lo-Fang: You’re The One That I Want

Encompassing R&B, synth pop, orchestral, and folk music, Matthew Hemerlein is a unique artist all on his own, already gaining co-signs from NZ ‘Royal’ Lorde.

And it’s his unique cover of a song which features in the latest Chanel fragrance campaign that is sure to capture your attention in a way you never thought was imaginable.

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The British singer serenades us with each song.

Tough Love
A review of Jessie Ware's newest record.

Co-produced mostly by BenZel

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Record Review: Jessie Ware – Tough Love

Last Friday saw the official Australian release of Jessie Ware’s much anticipated sophomore record, Tough Love.

Lucky for The 5 to 9 Life, we received an advanced copy of the record and if you’re wondering if the Tough Love is worth the purchase, we suggest hitting the link below to read our review.

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Taken from Abjo's Brazilian-inspired EP, Vibração Comigo (Vibe With Me).

Reprisal
Abjo

Sampling Black Eyed Peas' debut single from their classic record, Behind The Front.

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Abjo: Reprisal

Soulection artist Abjo has certainly delivered with his newest EP and the stand-out tune for me is his take on a Black Eyed Peas classic (pre-Fergie days, of course).

Just as Will.I.Am praises in the original, Abjo’s ‘Reprisal’ makes you wanna sing out:

‘That’s the joint, that’s the jam
Turn that shit up, play it again’

Because I honestly want to turn the volume up and play this song again and again.

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The sportswear brand delivers once again.

Breathe
The latest collection is perfect for the Spring and Summer seasons.

Inspired by Brazil

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Nike: Breathe

As we head into the warmer months of the year’s end for Spring and Summer, Nike presents a trio of sportswear classics with its brand new ‘Breathe’ collection.

With each design consisting of breathable materials, minimalist construction, breathable upper construction and topped off with Summer-inspired hues and mesh construction, Nike’s newest collection will surely liberate your feet and turn heads of others around you.

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One of the best known, loved and recognised fashion brands in the world

A fusion of two brands coming together for an Australian exclusive: Missoni for Target.
Reviewed by our guest writer Krissie Vitasa.

Australian department store chain.

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Event Review: An Evening with Angela Missoni

If you haven’t already heard, top-end fashion label Missoni recently collaborated with Australia’s Target to launch a collection of fashion, footwear, accessories and homewares. Boasting over 200 pieces, you are sure to find something that caters to your needs or find the perfect gift for someone in your life.

Christmas is just around the corner folks!

As a special treat, The 5 to 9 Life was invited to attend the Sydney launch of the new designer collection in Bondi.

Read on to find out what happened.

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Featuring Young Money rapper, Nicki Minaj

Flawless (Remix)
The official live video performance.

Taken from the recent On The Run tour/documentary.

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Beyoncé: Flawless (Remix)

Though Beyoncé and Jay Z’s 2-hour concert special aired in the US more than two weeks ago, high-quality video from one of the better parts of the show has only just hit the interwebs.

And that would be Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj’s live debut of their ‘Flawless’ remix in Paris, during which the two music superstars recreate the energy of Beyoncé’s jaw-dropping feminist moment at the VMAs earlier this year.

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An intimate glimpse into the world of the R&B singer.

Behind The Seen
A 15-minute documentary behind the making of Jhené Aiko's debut album.

Playing on words with "Souled Out"

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Jhené Aiko: Behind The Seen

R&B superstar Jhené Aiko takes us behind the scenes into the creative process of her debut album “Souled Out” and the meaning of singles “The Worst” & “The Pressure”, via this short documentary.

Definitely worth watching.

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