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

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