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

Tycho, Awake – Album review

I first uncovered Tycho while searching the net for inspiration as a graphic design student. The ambient shimmering electronic tones produced by Scott Hansen surrounded my university days. I was enthralled with his… Read More

Why Easter is my favourite holiday

Easter is Kirstie Newman’s favourite holiday. For multiple reasons. Mainly because of the chocolate though: Reason one: It symbolises the end of Lent. Not that I regularly give up anything. Although I once… Read More

Shannon and The Clams – Interview

We caught up with Shannon Shaw of American doo-wop act, Shannon and the Clams. She’s supporting/playing with Hunx and His Punx on a raucous Australian tour: Hey Shannon! This is your first tour to… Read More

Liars, Mess – Album review

The new longplayer from New York’s premier effect-drivers Liars begins with a series of repeated, ominous robotic commands. “Take my pants off,” it drones. “Smell my socks. Eat my face off. Eat my… Read More