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The Beaufort Street Festival 2014

Man, so so many people - here are the shots of Mount Lawley's Annual Beaufort Street Fest when people were on their lonesome.

Lena Dunham, 'Not That Kind of Girl'

“There is nothing gutsier to me than a person announcing that their story is one that deserves to be told”, Lena Dunham writes in the introductio...

Adventure Time

Created by Pendleton Ward in 2006, Adventure Time is a cult cartoon series set in the semi-post apocalyptic Land of Oooh; a land of imagination overload wher...

Cut Copy presents: Oceans Apart

Unlike most projects hatched during a half-yelled conversation inside a club, Cut Copy's Oceans Apart mix actually ended up happening. Now Perthians can ...

The Ocean Party, 'Soft Focus'

You can't be angry with The Ocean Party, even after they leave the house in the morning without feeding the cat or doing the breakfast dishes or bringing...

The Little Posy Co.

Nicking flowers from laneways can be fun, but there's times we all like to shell out a few clams for a fresh boukie, or have some shelled out on our beha...

Side Project, Issue 1

It’s nearly the end of the year and well before a New Year’s party has been locked in I’ve heard buddies murmuring their 2015 goals. One of the most common o...

Jack Ladder, 'Playmates'

The first short story I read as a kid had a plucky young protagonist stranded atop a broken ladder off the wall of a coal station in the Midlands, swaying in...

Jane Heng, 'Temple'

There is a certain excitement felt when discovering that something you love and want to buy was created ethically. It's like being given permission to in...

Sneaky Tony's

Northbridge's Chinatown holds the densest set of laneways in Perth with the alleyways' population being made up of the resident chefs from each resta...

A short interview with Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope's brand of dark, wry, no-bullshit comedy has seen him appear on Louie and a weekly segment on Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, as well as...

A mixtape by Scotdrakula

Garage rock scallywags ScotDrakula just released a shed melter of a debut record. They also made us a mixtape. Matt's explanation of Brian Eno's '...

Ka-He

Kacy Heywood, designer of emerging independent Melbourne label Ka-He finds inspiration from two different elements coming together. It could be how a garment...

Fulsome Prism/You split zine

Purple Rain – the song, the album, and the movie – turns 30 this year, and here's your offbeat tribute to it. This split issue of the Melbourne zines Ful...

Verner SS14/15, 'Eat Cake'

At first glance, Verner's SS14/15 Collection Eat Cake is an elegant assortment of volumin ous silhouettes, contrasting soft and bold colours, and classic...

A crate-digging mixtape by Real Estate

Springing out of New Jersey and currently residing in Brooklyn, you can imagine that the fellas from Real Estate would take great pleasure in mining the loca...

We Are The Best!

It's not often I'm reduced to feeling like an early teen when writing about a film. Feeling a bit nervous, trying not to gush and lose my cool. Truth...

Babooshka

“There's always that one location, one store location that's constantly changing hands.” Seinfeld, Episode 307 The Café. In some way it&#...

John Darnielle, 'Wolf in White Van'

For those not familiar with the quirky and idiosyncratic indie folk of the Mountain Goats allow me to introduce John Darnielle, the driving force behind the ...

Low Lives SS15 'Menice Beach' pre-orders

Low Lives is a swimwear and apparel label fresh outta Melbourne by way of Hawaii. They've just released their second collection and can I just say — holy...

Lé Boat (with Prosumer)

Some folks were thinking that the next Lé Club wasn't til Dec 12 (and damn that's gonna be huge!) but members were treated to a rarity on the weekend...

John Yuyi swimsuits at RBK online

Is your life lacking in appropriate weirdness? Well, friends, your life will be boring no longer after you track the progress of Melbourne-based online store...

Tropico

Summer is coming and buckling down to your trunks with Ariel pumping through the speakers is now on the weekend repertoire. You might be used to sinking the ...

BGOODS Label SS14/15

Take a seat, relax. Spring is nearly over (Hayfever, please, it's over) and summer is upon us in its various forms. The nights are still cool enough for ...

Two Days, One Night

If you're currently employed and not outright hating it, but let out a misanthropic “ugh” when you wake up, an “oof” on your way ...

The Erudite Travel Guide to Hobart and Southern Tasm...

I recently visited Hobart for the first time. I was there for a total of five days, and for the five weeks leading up to those five days I spent every dying ...

The Blush Hunter's beer hair mask

The Blush Hunter is our favourite new beauty website. Along with (honest and actually interesting) product reviews, it also features model profiles, mixtapes...

Peter Bibby, 'Butcher/Hairstylist/Beautician'

Butcher, hairstylist, beautician, potty mouth poet for our times – Peter Bibby could have added bucketloads more to his swag of titles, but he's too mode...