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Missive from Morocco

Ashes, Airplanes and An Earth Day First by Elizabeth Hilts RABAT, MOROCCO, April 23, 2010 Thanks to the cloud of volcanic ash that wreaked havoc … Read more

SUCKERS

The new wave is definitely alive and strong in Brooklyn. These guys are a reasonably new outfit from that epicentre of American alternate chic, and … Read more

JEREMY ROSE – CHIBA

Jeremy Rose is one of those curiously old-fashioned jazz players – his wheezing alto sax recalls the boisterous musical brews of Coltrane and Hancock, while … Read more

BRENTON MANSER AND THE DISCIPLES OF ZEN – STRANGE NOTIONS

If the Fairport Convention were the pioneers of the folk rock movement, then Brenton Manser and the Disciples of Zen bring that movement back with … Read more

VAMPIRE WEEKEND – CONTRA

Did you ever listen to Vampire Weekend’s debut and, laughing and dancing all the while, wish they sounded just a little bit more like Animal … Read more

SHAUN MICALLEF – HIS GENERATION

Before Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation, television funnyman Shaun Micallef played host and writer to two vastly superior comedy shows on non-commercial television, NEWStopia and … Read more

AGNES KAIN – ACROSS THE OCEAN GREY

Girl-boy singer-songwriter duo Agnes Kain (Sydney) sound like Angus and Julia Stone. Or, at least they do on Across the Ocean Grey, their second … Read more

THE JEZABELS – SHE’S SO HARD EP

The Jezabels have developed a something of a following this year, and it isn’t difficult to imagine why. The strength of their debut EP The … Read more

EVENT: NORDIC FILM FESTIVAL

Without even leaving Sydney, take a journey to Northern Europe’s Nordic snow and icescapes via an anthology of films that range from the utterly macabre … Read more

Green thumbs up for Kitchen Garden

Around 500 city locals flocked to Eveleigh in the last weekend of September, as CarriageWorks launched its Kitchen Garden Project. The project is a series … Read more