Book Review: Jay Stringer, Lost City

The final part of Jay Stringer’s trilogy of Eoin Miller novels (the previous two were Old Gold and Runaway Town) is yet another excellent example of, what Stringer himself calls, “social pulp” fiction.… Read More

Our contributors’ favourite albums of 2013

We’ve already brought you all of’s collective End of Year lists, but we’ve had a few requests to post all of our contributors’ individual favourite albums of 2013. So here are the… Read More

Photo Gallery: Brick Lane graffiti takes in the street-art (and tasty snacks) of London’s East-End:  At some point during 1999 when I lived in London, a friend introduced me to the “Beigel Shop” on Brick Lane and… Read More

Interview: The Jezabels are on The Brink

In the lead-up to the imminent release of The Jezebels’ new album, The Brink,’s Jess Matthews caught up with Heather Shannon, the lady behind the keys of the band: The first single… Read More

Live Review: Falls Festival, Marion Bay

Musical mayhem tangled paths with a stretch of unsuspecting countryside as over ten thousand punters converged upon the picturesque Marion Bay for the Tasmanian leg of the Falls Music and Arts Festival. It… Read More

Giveaway: Grab Abducted on DVD

Christmas may be nothing but a distant memory, but is gettin’ all Father Christmas on your asses anyway. Yup, in conjunction with our friends at eOne Hopscotch, we’re giving away five copies of… Read More

Live Review: Dream Delay in Sydney

Penelope Roth ventures to Sydney’s The Standard to catch Dream Delay for “Gotta love it when a band comes out and plays their first song like it’s their last!” If I had to sum up… Read More

How to have a new start in the New Year’s Victoria Mietchen suggests some easy ways to approach your life in a fulfilling manner… Some years are great, and some years – not so great. For all our planning, we cannot anticipate everything… Read More

Music Playlist: Utrecht’s Stillwave

Utrecht – home of the Le Guess Who? festival visited last month – left a lasting impression on us. So, to discover more about the music scene within this buzzing small city, we… Read More

Live Review: Field Day in Sydney

Somethingyousaid’s Colin Delaney overcame his hangover just in time to head to Field Day: I woke on New Year’s Day feeling sceptically fine, managed to make breakfast for the rest of the household… Read More

Film review: Jailbait is gritty

The Asylum is renowned for bringing films with a certain b-movie aesthetic to your screens. Remember Sharknado? Well, they were responsible for that. In 2014 they’re offering the likes of brilliantly-titled Mega Shark… Read More

Video: Poeticat, Centre of the Concrete Square

The genre-defying output from this outfit hailing from London, Lisbon and Basildon is sure worth a few moments of your time. Sample their weird hip-hop/industrial lo-fi electronica, which has just the right amount… Read More