Tiia Kelly Although Olsen’s record takes place in the aftermath of a breakup, it resists the typical conventions of a ‘breakup album’. Here, the past is not a source of pain, but a catalyst for reflection. The album does not mourn, so much as it makes peace.
Joy Ong Want to impress that cute alternative boy/girl in your African-Drumming breadth class? Take them on an indie film-esque date to Brunswick, the hipster suburb of your dreams.
Monique O’Rafferty There is nothing like seeing an artist perform live in their hometown, and pop-icon Troye Sivan was no exception. On Wednesday 25 September, Troye performed a sold-out show to 7,000 adoring fans at Margaret Court Arena. And boy did he blow us all away! Only one song into his set, Troye was already pulling out his signature dance moves: hip thrusts, body rolls and slut drops!
Alana Bolger “Shout out to all the big butts, the small ones, the medium ones” shouts Doja to the crowd. Doja is aware of her presence - she knows what she's doing and isn't afraid to sell it. She clearly doesn't let any ideas of what a rapper ‘should’ be - or what a ‘female rapper’ should be - dictate any aspect of her image or output.
Ian Cranfield Two years after their sophomore release, Nothing Yet, Surf Curse have yet again created another soundtrack for sad boys and girls. This “coming of age epic” features track titles inspired by cult films they’ve cherished throughout their young adult lives.