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Homegirl zine, issue one

Ingrid Kesa’s Homegirl opens on part of a quote by Drake (AKA Jesus 2.0) – “live without pretending”. The whole quote, which he posted to Twitter a few years...

Take a peek inside the Two Thousand Apartment

Last month the 2T team opened an apartment, a two bedroom space in Paddington above Alpha60. Everything inside the apartment was curated by them - the furnit...

Emlyn Johnson, 'Quenlandian'

Emlyn Johnson knocks out the hits like a teenager knocking out their first fifty mazzes. Easily! And almost in secret usually. When he emerges with those h...

We went to Sizzler one last time so you don't have to.

“So why is this place closing down?… Did everyone just get smorgasBORED of Sizzler?” - just one of the many lols my dining companion says to me as we walk in...

Hermosa

Rarely I'll make it down to Wembley, even though Cambridge Street hosts some solid lil' eateries, vintage shops and as many spotable dogs as any othe...

Revelation Film Festival 2015 for the Disorganised

Revelation Film Festival is once again upon us, an event that curates an array of top quality flicks. However like most programming of festivals shiz can get...

Limedrop nail polish

If I said ’Fifty Shades of Australia’ to you, would you think of think of Ossie Ostrich tied to a bed, biting his lip suggestively with Plucka Duck standing ...

Cold and flu remedies that might actually work

You belong to the only species on earth that has managed to seize its destiny away from the cold grasp of natural selection. You represent a rich amalgam of ...

Nineties to Noughties Vol. 8

Friday night saw Mojos hit capacity by 9pm as a sold out crowd got down to two golden eras of R&B bangers. On the decks were Aslan, Catlips, Hamjam and M...

Salty Shoes Good Store

A monster swell is hitting Margs real soon – if something like that makes you want to throw a sickie then it's highly recommended that you head down to N...

Some excited jabbering from Dark MOFO 2015

We sent writer/photographer team Nick and Matt over to Dark MOFO 2015. Matt's just finished sorting through his 800 or so photos. These are the gonzo-esq...

Love & Mercy

There's a gem of a moment in Love & Mercy, just after younger Brian Wilson (Paul Dano) drops acid for the first time. As the noises in his head start...

Smoked Mortadella

“How much mortadella would you like?” asks the lady in the Coles deli section as she readies the slicer. “Um… all of it?” I re...

East Village

Globalisation, franchises and gentrification – it was only moments before heading to 140 Perth that nostalgia of an old deli and a unique bakery had me whini...

Offscreen #11

We covered Offscreen way back in 2012 when it first arrived on the literary landscape. Since then the digitally-focused print magazine has gone from strength...

Kučka, Flux 98 Launch

Kučka made it back to Perth to wrap up their national tour and to finish the launch of Flux 98. Support on the night came from Flower Drums and Leafy Suburbs...

The Two Thousand Apartment is open for bookings

Our excellent siblings in Sydney have just launched the Two Thousand Apartment! Located in Paddington (which is a bit like North Perth, only with way more c...

An Australiana YouTube Mixtape by Mining Tax

Synth-duo Mining Tax are set to release their debut LP Degenerational Report next week. Here's the teaser… Ahead of the launch we asked the boy...

Hot Star Large Fried Chicken

Whilst The West might be declaring that Perth is going crazy for donuts we all know that a new phase is flying in and it's fried chicken. It might not en...

HESSIAN, Issue #2

HESSIAN is a Melbourne based and produced culture mag with a focus on 'subtle sustainability' in fashion. With Issue #2 Editor-in-Chief Siggi McCarth...

'The Summer Scarf' by Over/East

How good is that feeling at the very start of summer when jasmine's in the air and everyone's excited and and all the hotties start coming out of the...

Alpine, 'Yuck'

There's always a lot of conversation about what pop music is and what pop music isn't. It's very important not to take these conversations too se...

Boiler Room x RBMA pres. Ta-ku

Boiler Room returned to Perth over the weekend. This time round Ta-ku was the name on everyone's lips as the internet streamed his set live and made his ...

Klein & Schön

A quick search of 'polymer clay' on Etsy provides eons of pages of coloured globs on string or mystical toadstool figurines. The plastic modelling cl...

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear could very well have just been two hours of someone reading out a list of celebrity Scientologist names, and I'd have been wrapt. Beck, Elisa...

Achromatopsia, an anthology of new comics

Are dreams subconscious desires and fears we should try to interpret in order to improve our existence? Or are they just dismissible fragments of day-to-day ...

A mixtape by Alyx Dennison

Alyx Dennison used to be part of much-loved bedroom indie pop duo kyü. She's just released a solo debut that channels the fractured, pristine song craft ...

Chimek

“Chicken + Beer” – that's their tagline. I have high doubts that the team behind this shoebox diner found inside Fremantle Markets have been ...