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AltMedia Complaints Process

Publisher’s Note: AltMedia currently has applied for membership with the Australian Press Council. The processes listed here will remain in place unless and until the … Read more

AltMedia Publication Guidelines, Principles and Standards

AltMedia is the publication company and Lawrence Gibbons is the publisher at Unit 10. Level 1,330 Wattle Street Ultimo, NSW, 2007. The guidelines below are … Read more

Letter to the Editor: Salute to Marrickville’s courageous councillors

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the broadest coalition of Palestinian political parties, trade unions, NGOs and networks, warmly salutes those Marrickville … Read more

AMPHIBIOUS – ALIVE & BREATHING

Amphibious means “to belong on land or water, or to have a twofold nature”. Sydney-band Amphibious has more than a twofold nature and while their … Read more

SWEET INSPIRATION – THE SONGS OF DAN PENN & SPOONER OLDHAM

Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham were at the outer edge of the elite in the heady storm of pop composers of the early to mid-1960’s … Read more

HAMISH STUART – SOMEONE ELSE’S CHILD

The rolling afro-inspired percussion of the opening Songlines makes it clear that groove and feel are the priority here. Stuart doesn’t assert himself as a … Read more

GB3/STEVE KILBEY – DAMAGED/CONTROLLED

A collaboration between Steve Kilbey (The Church), Glenn Bennie (The Underground Lovers) and featuring Ricky Rene Maymi (Brian Jonestown Massacre) on guitar. An eclectic album … Read more

GRUN – GREENLAND

The kind of moody, post-rock you’d expect from a band that draws their inspiration from Pink Floyd and Mogwai. Tracks that open slowly with piano … Read more

SARAH MCLACHLAN – LAWS OF ILLUSION

Canadian treasure Sarah McLachlan’s main asset is her creamy mezzo-soprano voice, and in material terms (let’s face it), the royalty cheques from “that” song from … Read more

OZZY OSBORNE – SCREAM

Ozzy Osborne is a showbiz trooper. He must realise we’ve all seen him on the telly and know for a fact that he’s a harried, … Read more