The band have developed over time both in personnel (the addition of Amy on bass) and style - moving on from punky garage to a more experimental arty style similar in vein to UK bands such as Subway Sect, Alternative TV or Desperate Bicycles.
posted on May 9, 2012 08:35 PM Read more
It seems like every other artist/designer/waiter has an antique printing press, risograph or carousel lying around their studio/loft/shed. But how often do you get an opportunity to interact with these heaving beasts of prehistoric printmaking in the wild?
posted on May 2, 2012 06:52 AM Read more
Key pendant? Virgin. Choker? Merril Bainbridge. Atlantean necklace? Possessed by the spirit of Nur-Ab-Sal. Too many of today's accessories can lead to unsolicited character profiling. Not Tuesday necklaces on the other hand are neutral, beautiful and non speculative.
posted on April 5, 2012 06:11 PM Read more
Have you ever seen stop-motions on YouTube? Those animations that are basically a single screenshot of illustrations that morph from one thing into another? Do you think they’re amazing? Well, Johannesburg’s most famous visual artist William Kentridge has been making them since 1989 – with charco...
posted on March 7, 2012 11:06 PM Read more
JD Samson, as much known for her moustache as her role in Kathleen Hanna’s Le Tigre, is taking the Riot Grrl politics of Second Wave Feminism out of the 90s and into the ‘naughties’ with her potty-mouth and electro-punk band of merry (gay, even) MEN. Samson and her cohorts are coming to spread th...
posted on February 22, 2012 12:37 AM Read more
Jonny Rogoff is chill guy from New Jersey (here’s a video of him appreciating art). Three years ago Jonny was living in the Israeli desert on a kibbutz where he met a skinny English kid named Daniel Blumberg. At the time Daniel was in one of those heavily hyped British teenage it-bands called Caj...
posted on January 30, 2012 03:54 PM Read more
I ran into Anita from Craft Victoria at a summer barbequa before Christmas and all I could do was look at her behind. No, no, above the belt guys. Her behind her back, where I saw she was wearing one of these incredible merino wool bags. After some investigation I determined it was the knitted ha...
posted on January 25, 2012 04:26 PM Read more
Finding the right tone is about listening to your heroes then tinkering with awesome and unique equipment. That’s where Guitar Emporium comes in. It’s been run by an affable rocker named Darren for the past nineteen years and the man doesn’t muck around.
posted on January 24, 2012 02:29 AM Read more
Since some of you weren't even a conversation about a zygote when Stephanie Kaye was in year eight, I'll have to tell you about her. Bitch-slut-queen of Degrassi Junior High, Stephanie became class president by swapping kisses for votes and dressing like Kelly Bundy crossed with 'Ring My Bell'-er...
posted on January 18, 2012 09:09 PM Read more
Albie Falzon's Morning of The Earth (1972) is sometimes described as the greatest surf movie ever made. Other times it is described by my uncle as "that hippie boogaloo benny rubbish." So, you see, it's not for everyone. But we all get a chance to give it a chance this week because it's screening...
posted on January 15, 2012 02:54 AM