ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

GIG: THE NECKS

Fans will know. It is time for the annual pilgrimage, the paying of respects, the bowing before the altar of true innovation and improvisation of … Read more

LUCKY ELEPHANT – STARSIGN TRAMPOLINE

The future of pop remains in capable hands. Kicking off their debut album with the two tracks that made up their double A-side single was … Read more

MUSIC vs PHYSICS – SLEPT AWAKE

This Melbourne trio deliver their fourth album of electronic thought patterns; though this time they’ve opted a little away from their hip-hop grooves and attempted … Read more

ANGELS BEYOND THE ABYSS – FRANCIS EDWARDS INTRODUCING VETERAN SOUL

The image is profound: forgotten angels, gathered together in song. Literally, that’s what we have here. Vietnam Soul is an Australian Vietnam veterans choir, and … Read more

MIDLAKE – THE COURAGE OF OTHERS

Midlake’s third album, with its notoriously troubled and elongated production, has finally arrived. Heavily anticipated, this difficult follow-up to 2006’s captivating 70’s folk-rock masterpiece The … Read more

TINY STADIUMS FESTIVAL

“You can have a festival in your bedroom!” exclaims Tiny Stadiums director, Jade Markham. Perhaps not bedroom, but certainly backyard, as is the case for … Read more

JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE 1970s TO THE PRESENT

The first photographic image may have been snapped by a Parisian in 1814, and the first company to mass-produce a clunky, hand-held box might’ve been … Read more

DANCE: MATTHINA

What happens to a child when you remove her from home to be raised elsewhere? It’s a question answered too often by tragedy in our … Read more

THEATRE: BENT

In order to predict the future of a movement, you must study its history. That’s why, to enlighten a new wave of young gay Gen … Read more

MUSICAL: SPRING AWAKENING

Sydney Theatre Company’s Spring Awakening is based on the Off-Broadway hit rock-musical of 2006, based on the controversial German play of 1891. Spanning continents and … Read more