Steve Smyth interview and new video

Our Editor Bobby catches up with Australia-based musician and all-round legend, Steve Smyth: Howdy Steve! Last time we saw each other was at Coogee Beach, when you emerged from the sea like an… Read More

Sticky Fingers live in Sydney – review

Laying down jams tighter than a tiger in spandex, rocking cricket shorts, sunglasses inside and shirts completely unbuttoned; Sticky Fingers are more legit than the word itself. James Jamhound Booker checked them out live… Read More

Things that shouldn’t be awesome but are

Last week, we told you the things that shouldn’t annoy us but absolutely do. To counterbalance this and to illustrate that our contributors aren’t merely a bunch of miseries/moaners/haters, here’s a collection of… Read More

Grayson Gilmour, Infinite Life! – Review

Grayson Gilmour comes from the exciting and densely-bubbling musical pot that is New Zealand’s quirky capital, Wellington. It’s been four years since we last heard from Gilmour, who, after the release of No… Read More

Getting to Know Chloe Coles

Australia-based model, artist, writer and serious gherkin-enthusiast Chloe Coles tells us about training for the Olympics, arguing with her biggest fan (her Mum) and getting run over: I am a walking disaster. A mix between… Read More

The Bright Young Things, Tulipomania

To help ease you through Hump Day, we’re delighted to bring you the WORLD PREMIERE of the new video from Sydney-based indie/electro four-piece, The Bright Young Things. The boys’ sound is a tasty mix… Read More

Mac Demarco, Salad Days – album review

Mac deMarco’s records are like those brightly-coloured balls that bounce across the crowd at summer festivals, hands reaching up ecstatically toward them as they soar by, reflecting the sunshine like softly curved mirrors.… Read More

#kalelife: Signs you’re turning into a fuckwit

If knowledge is power, communication inspires interactivity and with affluence comes choice, then living in the privileged, overly commodified and cluttered world that we do is leading us all down the same path… Read More

Lost Picnic in Sydney – live review

Lost Picnic launched with such promise: Great food, great drinks, great music, all in the beautiful surroundings of Centennial Park at the tail-end of summer. Unfortunately, putting the aforementioned food and drinks into… Read More

Baths live in Sydney – Review

Adam Davis-Powell headed along to Oxford Art Factory to review/photograph Californian electronic musician Baths: The first time I heard Baths was in July 2013, whilst on a short trip back to my good… Read More

The Pretty Reckless, Going To Hell – review

Taylor Momsen and friends return with their eagerly-anticipated sophomore longplayer, Going To Hell:  The Pretty Reckless – formerly just The Reckless – are probably best known for the 2010 hit You Make Me Wanna… Read More

Doc Holliday Takes The Shotgun interview

Sydney-based bassist and all round lege, James Booker (who recently interviewed Brooks Neilsen of The Growlers for us), talks about his band, Doc Holliday Takes the Shotgun, and their plans for 2014. I would describe… Read More