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Kyle Hughes-Odgers, 'Can A Skeleton Have An X-Ray?'

Kyle Hughes-Odgers – if you're not familiar with the name then you're most assuredly familiar with his work. Local, Kyle, has been taking to Perth wa...

Boo Espresso

When I first came across this 4sqm hole-in-the-wall coffee shop I was like How am I going to squeeze 250 words out of this? – surprisingly, once speaking wit...

An interview with Christian Strybosch from The Drones

So, here we are. Ten long cold winters and ten drunken, hazy summers after little-known Perth band The Drones wrote and released their album 'Wait Long B...

Hiatus Kaiyote, 'Choose Your Weapon' Album Launch

Hiatus Kaiyote hit Perth over the weekend playing a Friday show and a sold-out Saturday show. We hit the Saturday and caught the wonderful JAALA, Mei Saraswa...

Bad Luck, Hot Rocks

I saw this book on Kunstler’s Instagram way back when they first got it in, and was immediately fascinated by the premise. The Petrified Forest National Par...

Celebrity non-chef with Methyl Ethel, stock-standard...

Perth three-piece Methyl Ethel make their spaced-out indie pop without too much cheese and their cheese toasties without a trace of gluten. Ahead of their na...

The cheapskate's guide to buying art

So you've rearranged the living room and now you've got a big blank wall just begging for some Artwork with a capital A. But buying Art! In this econ...

Do you dream of electric sheep?

As part of Art and About, The Thousands and Golden Age are co-curating a really exciting project. Inspired by the classic film Bladerunner, 'More Human T...

Accidental Discharge, Issue 2 Launch

Feminist mag Accidental Discharge launched their second issue in Perth last weekend at MANY 6160.

An Interview with Dom from Wireheads

What do you do when you wanna record a rock album and feel like maybe you could do something kinda cool and interesting with it instead of just wack some mic...

Miss Moss' Terrariums

This year is going fast and a shiver went down my spine when some dude mentioned Christmas the other day. Spring, summer and the “gift” season is...

Porky's BBQ & Bar

It feels like mainstream media are trying to prepare the mass population for eating bugs – I'm not into that and I'm pretty glad a sirloin cut isn...

Accidental Discharge, Issue 2

This is pretty exciting – Accidental Discharge is a feminist-based magazine that started up last year by Maile Shanti – and she was only 17. Not long after e...

Office Delivery: Glazed & Confused Donuts

WA went mental for donuts just around eight months ago now, almost comically so. One individual in particular saw a niche in the market – delivering it strai...

Pallet coffee table

I'm not the DIY type. The only thing I've ever built is a lopsided tea tray for Year 9 woodwork. Then Northcote hard rubbish day came along and this ...

The Overnight

Before reading through this year’s MIFF program, I didn’t even know Sex Comedy was a genre. But it is; “a comedy motivated by sexual situations and love affa...

Minna Gilligan, 'Time After Time'

Dear Diary, Today I read Minna Gilligan’s fashion book ‘Time After Time’. It made me want to write in you even though I have never written more than one dia...

PCP: New Gallery + IRIS Award 2015

Perth Centre of Photography debuted their new gigantic gallery space in West Perth last Thursday. It's the size of a frat house and the launch was teamed...

Henry Saw

Grand Lane just got a little grander. Henry Saw café opened up its doors today and joins the colourful alleyway trail of previously established eatery Toastf...

Finlay & Sons

Inglewood is such a weird little suburb that’s vibe hints at something like Kalamunda, country town feels on the city doorstep. Recently new café Finlay &...

An Art-inerary to Melbourne

There's a helluva lot to do in The World's Most Liveable City. So much in fact, that an itinerary kind of becomes a necessity. But an itinerary needs...

Home Is Where My Heart Is Exhibition 2015

Annual event Home Is Where My Heart Is is which sees photographers team up with homeless youth for a photography know-how and snapping excursion. The results...

A Slacker's Guide to Tackling Perth Fashion Festival...

Another year - another frock. Telstra Perth Fashion Festival is ramping back up again for a week of boozy, textile loving walk downs. If your not so savvy on...

Statue, 'Built EP'

Melbourne’s ongoing obsession with dry, austere techno could be a result of an increasingly common exodus to Berlin. But the well-worn party shoes that retur...

Harley Jones 'Nails Forever'

Fingernails grow at a rate of about 3mm per month. More than most parts of our body, they are not forever. Neither is art. Especially Harley Jones's art....

La Belle Sweets

Lathlain is a bizarre, tiny suburb – a sanctuary for young upper-middle class families and stuck between the eateries of Vic Park and the brothels of Burswoo...

Semi-Decent Fundraiser (with Mining Tax, Solar Barge...

New fortnightly street press/zine Semi-Decent held a little fundraiser over the weekend at Good Company Records. The result saw local bands Mining Tax, Solar...

Chu Bakery

Genius – open a bakery facing the William Street side of Hyde Park. Seriously, the deli that's been on the corner opposite Hyde Park has existed for 100 ...