In the big bad world of the beauty industry, there aren’t many companies devoted to having fun and telling it like it is. Enter Evo Research, an Australian company who understand the stress of a bad hair day, but quite comically remind you how to keep it real. There are no miracle herbs, Italian mud, […]
In the latest issue of DUKE magazine, the all-guns-blazing Sydney kids behind the fashion bent publication have launched well-argued attacks on green recycle bags as fashion, Tsubi ruining op-shopping for everyone, and some woman who collects rubbish to add to the junkyard within her home. Yes, this is hard-hitting journalism at its best. [see also […]
The philosophy of a beginning is to me, a wonderful concept. I really enjoy flicking through the back catalogues of a musician and discovering their origin, then tracing their musical journey to the present. So for American-born, Paris-based sister duo CocoRosie, who released their third album The Adventure of Ghosthouse and Stillborn to much acclaim, […]
The world falls into two categories: those that are familiar with Lela Lee’s Angry Little Girls comic strip and those that are not — yet. Those that are will know all about Kim the Angry Asian and Deborah the Disenchanted Princess and their other friends as they deal with everyday life as modern day girls […]
An unrequited love affair with Wolfmother has meant that it has been a long time since I’ve really loved another band. But that all changed recently when I discovered The Sandwich Club, an Australian music blog started by six mates with a passion for unearthing the up-and-coming. I spoke to one of the founders, Chris, on the talents required to put the blog together: ‘Well, for the blog you need at least one guy with computer smarts and a team of monkeys that know how to write’.
Suburban Mayhem may be the name of a cult Australian movie but it is also a phenomenon that is spreading. In a financially logical but admittedly strange set up, I live in the backroom of the office that’s on my boyfriend’s ceramic pot yard in Sydney suburbia. At night I am kept awake not by […]