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

Teeth & Tongue, Grids – Album Review

Jess Cornelius’ greatest strength has always been her voice. It came swaggering through the otherwise straightforward rock-n-roll of her previous band, Moscow Schoolboy. Part PJ Harvey, part Kim Gordon – the comparisons are… Read More

Audi Festival of German Films: Oh Boy

We recently featured Just a Sigh, which is currently travelling Australia with the Alliance Française French Film Festival. Today we take you geographically East with Oh Boy, a feature that is part of the Audi… Read More

Free Download: Faint Hearts

Faint Hearts is an intriguing new project by artist Dean Rostron, produced on a laptop in the various bedrooms he’s occupied throughout Europe/Australia over the last few years. The music is influenced by… Read More

Music interview: Amerigo Gazaway

Amerigo Gazaway is a super producer who specialises in conceptual collaboration albums melding artists who never worked together but who, in different circumstances, might have done. His music is downloaded by thousands in… Read More

World Premiere: Home (Manila Killa remix)

We’re delighted to today be delivering the WORLD PREMIERE of the US-based artist Manila Killa’s remix of Home. Aussie DJs and Producers Ivan Gough, Walden, Jebu and singer/songwriter Penelope Austin are the original artists… Read More

Guangzhou, pollution & nature paraphernalia

Australian Stephanie Cobon is currently living in China. Following last week’s eventful visit to the hospital, this week she’s getting mighty confused by nature paraphernalia: Back in Sydney, my old housemate puts on workshops… Read More