Chet Faker – Thinking In Textures review

Victoria Gottschalk casts her ears upon Chet Faker’s EP and feels a bit sexy: Upon listening to Chet Faker’s Thinking In Textures, I felt a mixture of love, loss and sexual frustation. I… Read More

Lover – White Magick

Liana Gow-Killingbeck falls a little in love with the new White Magick collection: Purity. Elegance. Magnificence. If I were to ever find a man crazy enough to walk me down the aisle, then there is… Read More

Florence & The Machine

Celeste Macdonald braved the rain to check out Florence & The Machine’s huge show in Sydney last week: On Thursday night, Florence & The Machine returned to Sydney on the Ceremonials tour. Needless to… Read More

The Great Escape

Something You Said had a couple of roving reporters at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton last weekend. Here’s their review:  The Great Escape this year was fortunate to be gifted with some… Read More

Grimes’ Visions – one of the albums of the year

Liana Gow-Killingbeck gets movin’ to the sweet sounds of Grimes: The first time I heard the new Grimes album was a tad embarrassing. I decided I was going to listen to Canadian Claire… Read More

Beach House – Bloom

Following the success of Teen Dream in 2010, Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand are back with their fourth full-length album. Bloom was born on the road in stolen moments between soundchecks and shows, and takes… Read More

Sui Zhen – Two Seas album review

We’ve been besotted by Sui Zhen for a while now, with her tinkling voice and her twisty, lovely lyrics. Jess O’Callaghan gives her debut LP a listen: Upon listening to Sui Zhen’s debut… Read More

The Cribs – In the Belly of the Brazen Bull

Liana Gow-Killingbeck reviews the latest offering from The Cribs: I’d been waiting for quite a while to get my paws on some fresh material by the English trio (and brothers), The Cribs. I’m… Read More

Jim Bob discusses his second novel

Author and legendary musician, Jim Bob, tells SYS about his new novel, his solo tour and his gigs as frontman of Carter USM: As your second novel, did you find it easier or harder… Read More

Kieran Darcy-Smith turns the pages

“There are two things I really care about when I write something,” Kieran Darcy-Smith says from beneath a baseball cap and over a glass of red wine. “The first thing is I need… Read More

Ruby Rose talks Fashion Week Australia

To quote David Bowie: “Ooh bop, fashion.” Obviously that’s pretty much gibberish, but what we’re trying to say is that Fashion Week Australia is almost upon us (30 April – 4 May) and… Read More

Slugga Tee EP

From the Millennium Jazz stable comes Slugga Tee and his solo EP, Passages From The Puddle, Something You Said’s 25ThC gives his verdict: Slugga Tee built up his name with an abundance of features… Read More