Insta-shame food for a good cause

You know how you can’t resist sharing perfectly-styled, overly-filtered photographs of your meals? Well, now you can use your food narcissism for good, as every food photo you post, be it the good,… Read More

Learning the art of cupping

Thanks to 5 Senses Coffee, I am officially a coffee snob. As part of The Rocks Aroma Festival this month, I spent an hour at the Comparative Cupping Workshop learning about the journey of a… Read More

Label of Love: Poison City Records

As the Label of Love series continues to take over the Shadow Electric Bandroom, chats with the brilliant Poison City Records, who comprised the most recent segment of the celebration: First of all,… Read More

Sartre and Heidegger on Poetry

In the third segment of our philosophy series, Chloe Mayne looks at the politics of poetry: The links between aesthetics and ethics are, in my opinion, intricate and wonderful. Examining their tangles exposes… Read More

Premiere: Joni In The Moon, War and Porn

Today we’re excitedly premiering the latest video from Perth-based Joni In The Moon, which also acts as a taster of their eagerly anticipated upcoming sophomore album. Joni In The Moon are stargazing siblings, Joni… Read More

Review: MIA comes roaring back

MIA comes roaring back with her new audio-visual project ‘Broader than a Border.’ The first instalment released today is labeled Scroll 01. The video begins with her new song Swords and it ends… Read More

Review and photos: Alpine in Sydney

Melbourne-based six-piece Alpine played to a sold-out Metro Theatre on Saturday evening. Here’s the lowdown: From the moment they bounded on stage, Lou James and Phoebe Baker began swaying and slithering seductively taking… Read More

Learning to skate on the Penny Longboard’s Melissa Barrass (pictured, above) ditched work on Friday and kept the good times rolling with the new 36” Penny Longboard… Ahhh Friday, the glorious last day of the week. The day where you… Read More

Interview: Ezra Furman is fearless

America-based musician/songwriter Ezra Furman has just released his latest longplayer. We have a conversation with him about it: Hi Ezra and thanks for taking the time out to speak with us at Something… Read More

Label of Love – Rice Is Nice interview

We chat to the ever-fabulous Julia Wilson, of the equally-fabulous Rice Is Nice, ahead of tonight’s Label of Love celebration in Melbourne: Hello Julia! First of all, would you like to introduce your label? Hello this… Read More

Getting to Know Chris Wyse of Owl

Chris Wyse, bassist in the Ace Frehley Band and former bassist in The Cult, tells about his band, Owl, whose new longplayer, “Things You Can’t See”, is out this month: Owl are drummer Dan… Read More

Love’s voice is louder than hate. #lovewins

The colours of the rainbow brightened our Facebook newsfeeds last week as users updated their profile pictures in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favour of marriage equality. Same-sex couples can… Read More