Getting to Know Olympic Ayres

Kamaliza Salamba and Nathan Mifsud are founding members of Sydney band Olympic Ayres. We had a chat to them about their soon-to-be-released EP, ‘Leisureplex’ and football (’tis the season). Read on to find… Read More

Great Lost Albums of the 90s – Strangelove

Gary Page revisits a great lost album of the 1990s, “Time For The Rest Of Your Life”, from Bristol-based alternative-rock band Strangelove:   2014 has seen a raft of reissued albums celebrating the twentieth anniversary… Read More

Words & Pictures ticket giveaway

We’ve teamed up with our chums at Umbrella Entertainment to give away ten double passes to our Australia-based readers to upcoming movie release, Words & Pictures. Read on… Choose your weapon – the pen… Read More

Dream Lake – Let Us Stay In The Light

Ethereal, weightless and infinitely charming, Dream Lake’s latest single ‘Let Us Stay In The Light’ perfectly encapsulates my rose-tinted vision of Sweden. “We are the ones that will make it shine” Dream Lake… Read More

Promised Miracles, Trust – album review

The artist collective, Promised Miracles, has just dropped a mix of Australian music, which takes in experimental, ambient electro through to post punk grunge. Entitled ‘Trust’, the mix was carefully compiled by Adam Christou, the… Read More

Ways that too much work makes you stupid

While you may have convinced yourself that your job is awesome and not an absolutely mind-numbing waste of time, chances are it’s making you dumb-as-shit. Harriet Cheney explains why: 1. You lose sight… Read More

The Last Impresario ticket giveaway

Exciting news! We’ve teamed up with our buddies at Umbrella Entertainment to give away ten double passes to our Australia-based readers to The Last Impresario.  What is it? Well, it’s a documentary about notorious London theatre… Read More

The Holidays live in Brisbane

Sydney-based band, The Holidays, recently embarked on a tour of the East Coast of Australia to coincide with the release of ‘Tongue Talk’ – the third single from their acclaimed sophomore LP, “Real Feel”.… Read More

The Lunchbox – Film Review

Holding Irrfan Khan (recognisable from Life of Pi, The Amazing Spiderman and Slumdog Millionaire) in high regard, we sent Carol Bowditch to check out The Lunchbox: A carefully prepared meal is passed though many… Read More

Sia, 1000 Forms of Fear – album review

Damon Collum approaches the latest longplayer from Australia’s Sia with high hopes:  People often appear to be on different wavelengths, and the trajectories their lives take them on are almost visible as colourful… Read More

Caitlin Park looks to the future editor Bobby Townsend catches up with his old chum Caitlin Park to find out about her upcoming Australian tour: Hello Caitlin Park, you legend. Where does this interview find you, and how… Read More

Dark Mofo 2014: Encores and Apologies

Neika Lehman spent two extraordinary weeks at Tasmania-based festival, Dark Mofo: It’s been just over a week since the conclusion of Hobart’s second Dark Mofo festival. The music and arts festival runs for two… Read More