Kate Suters


PJ Harvey album review

PJ Harvey is a wearer of many hats. Or a woman of many faces, depending on how you want to look at it. Her latest release — White Chalk — … Read more


Thou shalt always kill

I’ve just discovered Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip’s Thou Shalt Always Kill and can’t stop nodding my head. The Beatles were just a band? Now, that’s a big call. … Read more


Sarah Blasko

Sarah Blasko has been a firm favourite with Australian punters since her 2004 debut album, The Overture and the Underscore. Our suspicions that she may be harboring some real talent … Read more


Patrick Wolf live

Ahhh, Patrick Wolf. What words can I use to describe this man. Talented? Yes. Creative? You betcha. Musical genius? Perhaps. When I watched him perform the other night at Sydney’s … Read more


Mercy Arms Kept Low

Opinion tends to be divided about Sydney band Mercy Arms. If you believe the knockers, then you’ll say that they’re over-hyped. But if you’re like me and countless other fans, … Read more



Listening to Mum’s fourth album — Go Go Smear the Poison Ivy — for the first time, I was awash with sentimentalism. Amidst carnival trumpets and burlesque beats, there’s a … Read more


Kate Nash

Kate Nash is doing the rounds as the new Lily Allen, albeit with more control of an eyeliner pencil. But I think she’s much better than that. Telling tales of … Read more


Big Dada

I love birthdays, even when they’re not my own. So I’m all for celebrating hip hop label Big Dada’s 10th birthday. Home to some of the coolest hip hop acts … Read more

Products, Trends

Flip Clips

The Flip Clip is a simple idea we’ve had around since the beginning of mankind and someone has only just worked out how to sync it with your movie camera. … Read more


Jing De Zhen ceramics

On a recent trip to China, I visited the province of Jing De Zhen (about seven hours southwest of Shanghai), where they have been hand turning and hand painting porcelain … Read more

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