Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia, Part 3

Marcus Thaine and Carol Bowditch headed to Carriageworks in Sydney for the final two days of MBFWA:  Emma Mulholland takes the mundane things in life, catapults them through her pop-art-powered mind-collider and creates… Read More

The Afghan Whigs – Do To The Beast review

The Whigs were among my favourite bands of the 90s. Though part of the grunge explosion, their brand of muscular, masculine and misanthropic alt.rock had an altogether different feel to it. The influence… Read More

It’s Record Store Day this Saturday!

Music geeks and vinyl junkies rejoice, for this Saturday (19th April) is Record Store Day. Better than Christmas, Easter, Passover, Chinese New Year, Thanksgiving, Ramadan and even Groundhog Day, RSD is a celebration… Read More

How to host the ultimate house party

Hosting an epic house party invariably leads to legendary status amongst your extended social group, but it’s a tough thing to get right. The build-up to having your own gathering is pretty nerve-wracking… Read More

Young & Beautiful (Jeune & Jolie)

Marine Vacth is quite possibly the most picturesque French female appearing on screen in many a year, taking the title previously held by puffy faced cutie, Adèle Exarchopoulos. The leading actress of Young & Beautiful has a… Read More

Kelis, Food – new album review

Grammy nominee, milkshake bringer and, interestingly, certified cordon bleu chef, Kelis makes her comeback with a new record, appropriately titled ‘Food’. But just how tasty is it? Laura Ghafoor finds out: The new album from… Read More

Getting to Know Lowell – Music Interview

When Vice described Candian-born Lowell as “like Grimes having a dance-off with Lykke Li. In a discoball. After one too many Capri Suns,” our attention was suitably acquired. So we checked out her debut EP, I… Read More

SHUK, Sydney – Restaurant Review

‘The Shuk’, commonly known to locals in Jersualem as the ‘Mahane Yehuda Market’ is a marketplace with hundreds of vendors flogging their fresh produce to locals and visitors. Taking from this, SHUK is… Read More

Teebs, E s t a r a – album review

California-based electronic producer and artist, Mtendere Mandowa, better known as Teebs, makes his return with his sophomore album. Jess Matthews checks it out: It was with a lazy expectancy and a classic case of… Read More

The Murlocs, Loopholes – Album Review

Victoria’s surf-coast garage-gems The Murlocs have just polished off their debut longplayer, Loopholes. Chloe Mayne reviews the record and has a chat with the boys: Loopholes has been a truly extended labour of… Read More

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia – Day 2

An annoyingly-scheduled university lecture meant I regrettably had to forgo seeing the gorgeous pastel drapery featured within Michael Lo Sordo’s show, meaning my first runway show of the day was Cameo. This was a… Read More

Visitors (Die Besucher) – Film review

Visitors (Die Besucher) directed by Constanze Knoche, was screened in Sydney recently as part of the annual Audi Festival of German Films.’s Chloe Mayne gives it the once-over: Visitors is the kind of… Read More