From the crossroads of J-Rock, indie, and shoegaze, Japan made its biggest play for the global domination of the genre through the rise of a band that went by the name of Kinoko Teikoku—Saif Durrani charts the rise and fall of the Japanese shoegaze icons.
Netflix's latest series 'The Sandman' is a compelling and provocative tale that angers, saddens, delights and forces your to question all at once. It would do well, one hopes, for the inevitable ensuing seasons of the series to follow the footsteps the first engraved behind.
It has been almost a year since I met with Chey Jordan to chat about the release of his first single ‘wait 4 u’. Much has changed since then—Melbourne, the Perth native’s new home, finally came out of lockdown. Chey started studying audio production and has moved southside from a studio apartment to a sharehouse from which he is zooming in from. He has grown a moustache. And he has fallen
'Shreklesque' was first performed as part of Perth’s 2020 Fringe World Festival, and has since taken its puss-in-boots-the-house-down choreography to Brisbane, Sydney, and now Melbourne. To be perfectly honest, I didn’t know what to expect going into the show. I knew I liked Shrek. I knew I liked the few burlesque shows that I’d seen. But it wasn’t until the house lights dimmed and those f
A repeated image of the lover destroyed: examining grief, heartbreak, and temporality in Angel Olsen’s ‘Big Time’
In the midst of the usual stresses which come with living through a global pandemic, a break-up, a realisation of one’s queerness, and both of her parents had died only weeks apart; Angel Olsen turned to her latest musical endeavour as a way to escape from and process this grief. 'Big Time' not only reflects and explores these themes of same-sex love, heartbreak, isolation, grief, and self-actua