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Flora & Fauna

In my eyes; there’s a decent thirty percent of a ‘café experience’ that is credited to the aesthetic and warmth of a venue. As much as I love a decent coffee...

Sacred Flower Union, 'Afternoon Reflectors'

Perth's got a whole hoard of local musicians that are well underrated. It's hard to say why that is but the good news is that the isolated city situa...

Good Company Pres. Chicken & Beer

Every last Wednesday on the month, til' September you can catch a United States tour of Hip Hop at The Bird. The Good Company boys have sorted it, bringi...

Magic in the Moonlight

The jazz age. Magic fakery. An older man interested in a (much, much) younger woman. Let's get this out of the way, shall we? Yes, Woody Allen traverses ...

Banoffee, 'Banoffee'

Melbourne's Banoffee sure knows how to steal hearts. Once one third of early Two Bright Lakes babes Otuoto, Banoffee is Martha Brown and since those days...

Uniform SS14

Eugh, uniforms. Mine was a sack-like drop-waist dress complete with faux tie and wide-brimmed straw hat, not nearly as PAM as it sounds, and, in hindsight, a...

POMS 'Gemm*' SS15 pre-orders

We've written about POMS' pom pom earrings in the past, as well their Turkish Delight glasses and their snowflake rings. With each new POMS collectio...

Miriam Toews, 'All My Puny Sorrows'

All My Puny Sorrows gets described as heartbreaking. In parts it can be crushing. Two sisters are faced with the question: what do you do when someone you lo...

A mixtape by Nobunny

Every last piece of Nobunny's leather, cotton, fur and flesh screams rock and roll. He's compiled a collection of weird sonic gems for us ahead of hi...

Thursday Sunday SS15 pre-orders

They're damn classy ladies, Mara and Iris - the folk behind Thursday Sunday. Their new SS15 collection is heavily influenced by Isabella Rossellini's...

The Meatball Bar

Big juicy balls - I couldn't resist, its the most appropriate and inappropriate way to jump into this article. For some time now adults have been chirpin...

A mixtape by Banoffee

Melbourne's Banoffee (aka Martha Brown) has been making all kinds of tasty noise treats over the last couple of years, most recently gigging a heck-load,...

Brooklyn Lounge

Fun Fact: Earlier this year formerly-sane individual and Lakers guard Ron Artest (turned Metta World Peace) changed his name once more. Apparently ‘Patrick’ ...

Silver Hills, 'Plasticine Daydream'

Bangin' around in a hazy shed with your mates can sometimes, okay, rarely lead to productivity and usually just the cultivation hub for many ideas that s...

An interview with Ty Segall

San Franciscan garage rocker Ty Segall is so young, good looking, prolific and talented that we kind of want to hate him a little bit. But then we listen to ...

Boyhood

Some of us attempt to forget our childhoods. We pack the embarrassing details away and shoebox them into our parents' garage, or shred our epically cring...

Made By Name, 'Totes'

Often the greatest ideas are born from the most mundane, everyday things. I love plaid. Always have, always maybe will. It's an absolute classic. Lumberj...

Spod, 'Taste the Sadness'

The year is 2003. I'm 18 and trying to see as many gigs as possible because I wasn't able to see them before I turned 18 and maybe this privilege wil...

Lot Twenty

Every cowboy with a six-shooter is poppin' down to Northbridge to open up a small bar. It feels like only a couple of years ago peeps were having a whing...

Helen Garner, 'This House of Grief'

It's by no means enjoyable, reading about a father on trial for murdering his three children. But in the hands of Helen Garner, it's meaningful and i...

Oasis

Oasis, the third print publication by independent Melbourne-based publishing house Bloom, contains a lot of familiar Australian images. But they're far r...

RTRFM's Radiothon Party 2014

Perth's best wireless station RTRFM 92.1 took over Northbridge over on Friday night. Featuring huge jams and beats at The Bakery, Flyrite, The Bird and Y...

Soot, 'Splash' SS14/15

Visually, SOOT looks to be the antithesis of its name. Cheeky, colourful and textural, Edwina Sinclair's Brisbane label made an impression with her AW14 ...

The School of Life: Spring Classes

You probably heard a while back that Alain de Botton’s The School of Life is due to hit Perth. Well the time has come where book lists and enrolment lines ha...

Myth: Volume 1

'No Homers Club' - your name is your folk's fault most of the time. Having a clubhouse where members are recruited due to a specific skill set is...

Geoffrey O'Connor, 'Fan Fiction'

Put all of Geoffrey O'Connor's cover art side-by-side and it looks a bit like butterfly evolution. In 2007 the Crayon Fields frontman put on his Sly ...

Soft Power, 'If You Come Around: You Know What Happens'

Sometimes the term 'experimental' is thrown around, like a conservative relative talking about your life choices or the menu at the new ramen joint i...

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In between running the very-much-killin'-it label This Thing and producing his own solo work at a prolific rate, you'd think Wooshie wouldn't hav...