Oxford Art Factory’s 2nd Hat Party

Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory hosted a hat-tastic party on Thursday night, with free entry, free booze and a bunch of awesome local bands doing their thing. There was only one rule. You had… Read More

Getting To Know… Bridie Connell

Bridie Connell tells us about art and go-go dancing: Art is my job. I make art, I write about art, I curate art exhibitions, I’m on the board of an artist-run-initiative and I… Read More

Hero Fisher interview

There is a glint in Hero Fisher’s eye as she sips red wine in a Sydney bar. Blonde hair tumbles onto her shoulders and a cheeky smile exudes an instantly beguiling impishness and engaging charisma. It is… Read More


We were lucky enough to be present at the preview of Analogue Brighton‘s photo exhibition the other day, where we were beguiled by work from a talented group of like-minded enthusiasts of analogue photography, all… Read More

The Drawing Circus

 Alice Parsons got her sketchpad out at The Drawing Circus recently. Read all about it: Rapunzel let down your hair, Briar Rose awaken, Rumplestiltskin dust off your breeches, sharpen your pencils and let… Read More

Maple Trail interview

The Maple Trail’s Aidan Roberts talks to Something You Said about Cable Mount Warning, his new album: How does Cable Mount Warning differ from what has come from you before?  With every new recording I… Read More

TFVK review

Jess O’Callaghan checked out Melbourne’s The Fearless Vampire Killers, as they played a gig in their home city. Fiona Wilde supplied the photos, taken at their recent Sydney show: “We cleared back the tables.… Read More

Dirty Three – Toward The Low Sun

Neil Martin gives his opinion on the long-awaited record from Dirty Three:  Toward The Low Sun is Dirty Three’s first album since 2005 and the band have reconvened after a busy few years… Read More

Steve Smyth in London

Sometimes you just know that you have witnessed something seminal. The Slaughtered Lamb pub, tucked away in the labyrinthal back streets of Central London, offered up one such occasion on a cold, dark… Read More

Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral

Sophie Metcalfe makes her reviewing debut, and does it really rather brilliantly: It’s strange to feel nostalgia from an album that you’re only greeting for the first time, but it struck head-on from… Read More

Single Twin review

  Having interviewed Single Twin last week, Jess O’Callaghan took in his gig on Sunday and found a familiar-looking support act. Photos by Vinisha Mulani: The entire evening was bewildering. Brilliant, but bewildering.… Read More

Howler – America Give Up

Andy James gives a listen to the debut album from the latest NME darlings, Howler: It’s hard not to feel a little sympathy for Howler – the Minneapolis five-piece had barely tuned their… Read More