The British Paraorchestra is the brainchild of Conductor, Charles Hazelwood. After Hazelwood’s fourth child was born with Cerebral Palsy, his eyes were opened to the world of disability. Hazelwood set off on a mission to create the world’s first Paraorchestra, the goal being to create a musical ensemble of prodigous disabled musicians that would rate […]
When it came to making the clip for the first single off our debut LP, we wanted it to be something that was iconically Melbourne. We love the city we live in and the music that it produces. So we decided to head off around Fitzroy and Richmond, have a laugh with some friends, and […]
The Pixel Kitchen is a post-production company based in South Melbourne that specialises in cutting-edge video FX and editing facilities. The company was humbly founded by John Gavin and Alex Whillance in a tiny office in regional Victoria and now boasts a rather impressive clientele. You can see their amazing work in the music videos of Kiwi songstress, Kimbra.
Canary is my favourite Melbourne band. Every time I see them live, I walk away with a feeling of sheer elation. Every time I listen to them on record, I wonder why I didn’t come up with that chord progression or melody. Or why didn’t I think of that lyric? Canary is the moniker for […]
West Space is an artist-run non-profit organisation that has been running in Melbourne since 1993. Their current space is one of the largest galleries in the Melbourne CBD and plays host to an ever-revolving list of local and international artists. West Space is currently exhibiting a bunch of amazing video artists, as well as Eugenia Lim’s Hikikomori Project, where she explores the Japanese phenomenon of Hikikomori or shut-in syndrome by living in a bedroom style installation and only connecting with the outside world via the internet and social networking.
When we tour anywhere outside of Melbourne, I generally feel pretty lost for café options. Except in Brisbane. Apples on Ainsworth is an amazing little café tucked away in Salisbury, about 20 minutes from the central business district. They have awesome coffee and ridiculously good breakfasts. Yes, the thought of the chilli relish on the eggs is actually making my mouth water. Yum.