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

New Music: Jamie xx – Sleep Sound

Our jealousness levels escalated incredibly rapidly when we discovered that The xx are currently in the process of playing twenty-five intimate shows to just forty people per show in New York. It’d be… Read More

Luca Brasi, By a Thread – album review

With the release of their new album, By A Thread, Luca Brasi sound like The Hard Ons’ optimistic nephew. Melodic punk bands like these guys have been a-dime-a-dozen for the last decade-or-so, with only… Read More

Why I went vegan, by Keely Thurecht

When we interviewed Brisbane-based model Keely Thurecht recently, she mentioned how she changed from being a BLT, milk and ice cream lover to being a fully committed vegan. We asked her to tell us more: … Read More

Interview: Ella Hooper keeps it human

Ella Hooper is a busy woman. She’s a team captain on the recently relaunched, acclaimed television show Spicks & Specks, a host on 2Day FM’s weekly Australian Top 20 and is currently touring to… Read More

New Music Video: Kelis, Rumble

The world’s most famous Milkshake-bringer is back! That’s right, American singer-songwriter and (get this, fact fans) certified cordon bleu chef Kelis returns with her brand new cut “Rumble”. The song is the lead-single from the… Read More

The Love Junkies, Flight Test – Review

Earlier this year I listened to the catchy new EP-teaser single ‘Chemical Motivation’ from Perth-based band The Love Junkies. I have found myself eagerly awaiting the release of new material. This track has… Read More

Australian MBFW 2014: Know Your Designers!

As Fashion Weeks in Paris, London and Stockholm are all but a memory, we gear up Down Under for a fashion week done in a typically-Australian way… a more relaxed affair. Something that… Read More

MAGIC HANDS, Tone – Music Video

Lucy Roleff, the fantastic solo singer/illustrator extraordinaire that you may remember from our interview a wee while ago, is back, now operating with a pal as electro duo, MAGIC HANDS. The sway-worthy number, Tone,… Read More

Mormons, Polygamists and sex in an ambulance

Australian artist/model Rose Ashton’s journey to Salt Lake City fuelled her already-substantial fascination with fundamentalist Mormons who practice polygamy: No matter what I’ve learnt, what I saw or the way I relay these… Read More

Ásgeir, Into The Silence – album review

When I heard about this mind-blowing new talent from Iceland I was the biggest of naysayers. Being a massive Sigur Ros fan and a moderate Bjork worshiper it irritated me greatly that Ásgeir’s… Read More

Things that annoy us more than they should

The other day, a couple of our contributors were having a conversation about the little things that absolutely shouldn’t be annoying but are. Like how self-service checkouts arbitrarily don’t use pronouns sometimes (“Unexpected… Read More