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A 'trans-pacific flight playlist' by Chairlift

Brooklyn's Chairlift make shimmering synth-pop that isn't afraid to cry in public. They made us a playlist of songs that helped them bliss out on the...

A guide to PIAF 2017

PIAF’s almost here for 2017: time for the artsy riff-raff to mix it with the chardonnayers, with the whole world coming to us for one special event in the ye...

An interview with David De Thomasis of Paradise Fest...

David De Thomasis is one of the brains behind Paradise Festival and the newly launched Enhancer Records. We did some music nerding with him, chatted about hi...

Short Order Burger Co.

How do people not become vegetarian when cows are literally jumping off boats, swimming to shore and then galloping 7 k up to Coogee from South Beach. Not su...

Maxine McQueen, a new curated online jewellery store

Entrepreneur and jewellery connoisseur Maxine Tuyau has put together her very first online marketplace. The shop is called ‘Maxine McQueen’ and features a cu...

A guide to getting good gifts that do good

Another year, another round of tango-ing through crowded shopping centres freaking out over your Christmas gift list. We’ve been thinking about this particu...

Kiffy Rubbo: Curating the 70’s

Kiffy Rubbo was a pioneering art curator during the 1970’s. She was in charge of the George Paton Gallery at the University of Melbourne and brought a lot of...

Nathan Roche, ‘Behind the Curtain of Death’

Proudly donning the title of “The Only Person That's Ever Read Behind The Curtain of Death by Nathan Roche” I am writing this review without any fear of ...

Lovely Head, 'Always'

Lovely Head knew what was up when she started making music a few years ago. For one thing, she called herself Lovely Head, and it more than suits what the so...

~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Scorpio Season Oct 23 t...

Alright, here’s the deal: Scorpio season is a big one, but it’s a good one. Scorpio is the House of Sex and Death, but in a good way – sure, death isn’t grea...

Noncense incense burners

In excellent news for smokey-scent lovers everywhere Noncense has just launched these very attractive ceramic incense holders. In essence, they are just shin...

A mixtape by Lossless for Paradise

Takes some hubris to call a festival Paradise but last year there were times when the place really did live up to its namesake (especially as the sun rose th...

'Femme', House of Cards SS16

Growing up I was more of a Dennis the Menace than a Darla. Rather than tutus I had a shoddily taped slingshot in the back of my overalls and I'd rub dirt...

An interview with Anna Kristensen

Anna Kristensen is an artist from Sydney who has always pressed audiences to recalibrate their perspectives around painting. Working primarily with oil paint...

A mixtape by Lower Plenty

Lower Plenty are the kind of band who make melancholy feel good. You put on their albums and suddenly your hangover feels more poignant than sore. Like, you ...

Perfect smashed avo on toast

You will need 1 avocado 2 slices of organic seeded sourdough fresh mint A lemon Meredith's goat cheese Salt and pepper Step 1 Toast your organic...

Julieta

It’s a happy day when there’s a new Pedro Almodóvar film to bathe in, and Julieta is one of his finest yet – a story of emotional guilt, familial secrets, pe...

Roasting Warehouse Fremantle

Freo people love a good rave, especially if it's in a forest and they're covered in glow in the dark paint and home-made wide pants. (You know the pa...

Leonie Brialey, 'Raw Feels'

From the woman who brought us Jaws and Jaws 2… Sorry, we mean, Sharks of Perth tees, comes the full length, full feels graphic book, Raw Feels. Leonie...

Krass Journal x Jungles Jungles tee

Many spend years trying to find a good slogan shirt. One that represents their best self in an aesthetically astute way; funny, ambitious, DTF, whatever. Wel...

IPF photo prize submissions are now open

Calling all Teller's and Testino's (no Terry's), the submissions the Independent Photography Festival's 2016 Photo Prize are now open. Whethe...

An interview with Dominic Talarico

Dominic Talarico is a pop musician from Western Sydney and has long been one of our best kept secrets, performing and releasing music for more than five year...

A mixtape by Lost Animal's Jarrod Quarrel

Garage rock is dead and the dole wave has receded but it turns out one cool thing from 2011 will always endure and that's the calypso post-punk of Lost A...

Yippywhippy online store

Yippywhippy’s website is where I go to see things that remind me that I’m not alone in the world, and also to laugh a lot. It’s bright and bubbly, but delici...

Phoebe Paradise’s 'Lockout' collection

Clothes are a system of belief for me, and there’s a trifecta I look out for when I’m buying them. It’s not that common, and so when I find threads like Phoe...

An interview with Ela Stiles

5am is an eerie hour to be awake on your own. Our state of consciousness during this time feels quite distinct to any other hour of the day. It may be caused...

Ella Bendrups Ceramics

Ella has a great eye and really lovely hands. In fact, she's a part-time stylist's assistant and actual hand model. But she's taken to mucking up...

~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Libra season (24th Sept...

That Facebook post going around telling you that the star signs have ‘changed’? It’s wrong. Your star sign is exactly the same as it’s been your whole life. ...