Getting to Know Waxhead

Byron Bay’s salty surf rat four-piece, Waxhead, are currently touring their new single around Australia. Carol Bowditch discusses crevices with them: We got together when Finny and Froggy were living together in the the hills of… Read More

Nightcrawler presents a dark canvas

Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance in the pulse-pounding new thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles has been getting plenty of plaudits, but are they deserved? Peter Watts finds out: Lou Bloom… Read More

Music Video: Charm of Finches, Home

Upon our travels across the internet we stumbled across a little music video featuring a homemade paper boat, a couple of songbirds and a captivating melody accompanied by a glockenspiel and the soothing… Read More

Sydney’s White Ribbon Walk

Unless you’ve recently crawled out from under a rock, you’ll understand the importance of the continued desire to raise awareness among Australian men/boys about the roles they can play to prevent violence against women.… Read More

My Old Lady – Movie Review

Addy Fong reviews the latest movie from writer/director Israel Horovitz, starring Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas and the wonderful Maggie Smith: It’s always going to be an uncomfortable situation, travelling to a foreign… Read More

Getting to know Gordi – Music interview

Sydney-based singer/songwriter Gordi, aka Sophie Peyton, recently dropped her latest single “Nothing’s As It Seems,” so we thought we’d find out a bit more about her. He she is, in her own words: I… Read More

Interview: David Ford is excited and terrified

Award-winning singer/songwriter David Ford is taking his new record on a tour of the United Kingdom with a string quartet and an acclaimed Australian support act. We find out more: Hello David. Where are… Read More

The Blurst of Times Festival in Sydney

Our assistant editor Carol Bowditch and photographer Adam Davis-Powell headed to the Sydney leg of the travelling Australian festival. Here’s what went down: A Simpsons reference will be welcomed by me in any situation.… Read More

Manchester Orchestra ticket giveaway!

Atlanta-based rockers Manchester Orchestra are returning to Australia this month with a run of East Coast dates and we’re giving away TWO DOUBLE PASSES to their Sydney show! The band will be touring… Read More

Book review: Christos Tsiolkas’ Merciless Gods

Christos Tsiolkas, author of award-winning novels (Dead Europe, The Slap), shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, has released his first collection of short fiction. And as… Read More

Bluejuice – The final Sydney show

The fun-loving, leotard-wearing, crazy cats Bluejuice had their highly anticipated final Sydney show at The Metro Theatre last Sunday (26th October). We sent Heather Vousden along to photograph and review the madness: Known for… Read More

Clockwork Orchestra, The Generator Girls

We are mega excited to be starting the week by premiering the brand new video from Dublin songwriter, producer and self confessed “control freak extraordinaire” Paul Mangan, who is better known to you as… Read More