Category Archive: review

Review: The Stone Foxes – Twelve Spells

Twelve Spells is the fourth full length LP from The Stone Foxes. Twelve, and takes them into the more psychedelic side of bluegrass.

Review: Dustin Tebbutt at Sunday Sundown

Annastasia Robertson checked out the latest instalment of Merivale’s Sunday Sundown season: Sydney Sundays are heating up thanks to Merivale and Corona. On a glorious day, the Coogee Pavilion rooftop was packed to… Read More

Temples live at The Metro Theatre, Sydney

British-based Temples made their Australian debut recently. We sent Carol Bowditch and Joel Anderson along to the Sydney show: I have so much respect for this band. Even though they produce music that… Read More

Face Command: Listen to This Shit

Sydney band, Face Command, deliver a lurid, apocalyptic, surreal soundscape which is highly recommended, says Elfy Scott:  As a writer, it’s an incredibly rare and rewarding experience when you’re designated a film or album that… Read More

The Double – Movie Review

After penning the wonderfully melancholic cult flick, Submarine, Richard Ayoade returns and is taking cues from his days as Moss in the IT Crowd with the doppleganger dark comedy, The Double. Carol Bowditch… Read More

Hunx and His Punx live in Sydney, review

Entering a venue when you’re already late, with a mass of people flowing out in the opposite direction always an unnerving situation. Thinking that the set-times for the double-headliner of Shannon and the… Read More

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

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

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

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia – Day 1

My first day of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia was the finale to many-a mid-sleep wakes worrying out about what fucking shoes went with that fucking dress/coat/skirt. You can’t imagine my delight knowing that… Read More

Only Lovers Left Alive, Film Review

Set amongst romantic desolation, a deeply depressed underground musician reunites with his enigmatic lover. No, not your average weekend in Surry Hills, but the new film from Jim Jarmusch. Here’s our review: Eve lays motionless,… Read More

Teeth & Tongue, Grids – Album Review

Jess Cornelius’ greatest strength has always been her voice. It came swaggering through the otherwise straightforward rock-n-roll of her previous band, Moscow Schoolboy. Part PJ Harvey, part Kim Gordon – the comparisons are… Read More