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WEET, ‘Dark Retreat’

WEET is the solo project of David Scutts who has played in heaps of bands around town, most recently in the newish group Heartburn. His debut EP Dark Retreat...

Tin and Ed x CCP tote bag

Apparently there were more photos taken in 2015 than during the entire history of analogue photography. So, really, we've never been more in need of the ...

Lord of the Fries

I feel like there aren't more than ten actual vegans in Perth - I've got a few friends who claim vegan but seem to bathe in free bacon when they get ...

An interview with Paradise Daily

Paradise Daily is an independent record label based in Sydney responsible for releases from local greats such as The Rangoons, Sex Tourists, Orion and The Ga...

TUB online store

The word 'curated' gets chucked around a lot in retail marketing. Got more than three things on your shelf? Are they different from each other? Congr...

Ghostbusters via iMessage

A mixtape by Witch Hats

Neil Young soloing off into the horizon? Check. Marianne Faithfull in a transcendent and unholy mess? Yep. John Coltrane sounding like he's using his sax...

Pokemon Go taught me how to conjure real life bubble...

I grew up near the sea so I've always had a strong affinity with water Pokemon. I'd often have this secret dream where I'd wander the shores of C...

Miss Destiny, self titled LP

The line-up for Miss Destiny’s first record consists of Harriet Hudson (Circle Pit), Harriet Stewart (School of Radiant Living), Annie Llewellyn (Grotto), an...

First impressions of the Avalanches 'Wildflower'

To me it sounds like a big crocheted picnic blanket woven in pastel colours. Tabasco stains and flecks of weed cling to the fibres – like someone was choppin...

Let's stop calling 'Mustang' the 'Turkish Virgin Sui...

“Not so long ago, in the East End of London, a Pakistani father murdered his only child, a daughter, because by making love to a white boy she had ...

Authentic Bites Dumpling House

Seems like Northbridge is changing every five minutes now. Super fast evolution… Hopefully it'll progress to all the humans being able to teleport...

Highgate Continental

Winter is in the air and it's having the opposite effect to chilling our hearts. Highgate Continental is another Perth gem where you can feel good partin...

Success 3

I didn't think it was possible to fall in love with an exhibition, but that's exactly what's happened to me with the third round of Success galle...

Summer Flake, 'Hello Friends'

There’s a sadness that runs through the music of Adelaide’s Stephanie Crase (who records here as Summer Flake), but the sadness is a shallow one. On her seco...

A mixtape by Blanck Mass

Sometimes you just need to spend some time spinning upside down in a thudding dark vortex while frayed wires slap against your face. Gets the heart rate up. ...

Hakutaku wearable ion bands

Melbourne-based artist James Deutsher is the brains behind this contemporary interpretation of the ion band, an accessory that you may have walked past in ch...

Rusted-on nostalgia in Warren Kirk's 'Westography'

On page 123 of Warren Kirk's Westography there's photo of Nick from Olympic Doughnuts in Footscray standing proudly in front of his caravan. There...

An interview with Gillian Terzis and Ellena Savage

The Lifted Brow is the world's best (and possibly only) 'attack journal'. Gillian Terzis and Ellena Savage have just put out their final issue as...

Simon Hanselmann 'Megg and Mogg in Amsterdam and Oth...

For a minute there towards the end of Megahex it kind of, almost looked as if Owl was gunna have some kind of epiphany. He went on that nature walk, saw some...

An interview with Evelyn Ida Morris

The opening song from Pikelet's new album Tronc is a winding, squelching space-folk number that asks, just straight up, “can you remember the last ...

Radiohead reveal how the arts community can benefit ...

The budget is in! Turns out the mining boom is over and we don't have enough money to stop the savage cuts to the arts sector. But it's all going to ...

Nothing Compares 2 U

TRACK LIST Prince and the Revolution, 'Let’s Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix)' The Time, 'Tricky' Prince, 'Housequake (7 MINUTES MoQUAKE...

The Drones, 'Feelin Kinda Free'

You guys wanna rock it til it hurts like misanthropic jerks? Nah? Not into it? Well, fine. Fuck you then. I'm with Gareth. “I don't give a rats...

Smile, 'The Rhythm Method'

Well, it's 2016 and being a revolutionary guitar band may be less likely than colonising Mars but Smile don't seem too concerned about it. Their new ...

A mixtape by Colloid

Colloid play their own form traditional Japanese folk music that's influenced by tribal musics from all over the world. They're in town at the moment...

Thinking about gender in ‘Grayson Perry: My Pretty L...

As the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia's whopper of a show 'Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career’ comes to a close, so too does our extens...

Miradoor, 'Eating Well' AW16

Mirador are perhaps best known for their reinvention of the sarong – an item that is serendipitously representative of all the things that come to mind when ...