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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF G-STAR’S ELWOOD 5620 JEANS

The best friends you wish you had, aka the G-Star squad runs rampant through London in the new playful Spring/Summer 2016 campaign celebrating 20 years of the brand’s iconic Elwood 5620 jeans. Released this week, the campaign film shot by Ellen von Unwerth, features the sounds of ‘Kill Joy’ by ... read more

TOP 10: DJ LEVINS NAMES HIS FAVOURITE NEW ORLEANS BOUNCE TRACKS FOR THAT ASS

It’s Mardi Gras weekend, which means the return of Halfway Crooks’ ass-shaking New Orleans tribute night! Prepare to sweat as Levins, Franco and a host of guests will take you through several hours of Southern dancefloor appreciation – and here are Lev’s 10 favourite New Orleans Bounce tracks to help you prepare for the party. Listen to the below extremely loud, and head to Plan B Small Club this weekend: ... read more

LISTEN: ARIANE DELIVERS A 50-MINUTE MIX FOR 2016’S FINAL ‘SUMMER DANCE’

This weekend marks the last of Astral People’s Summer Dance series – and while we’ve got our sad faces on, we’re keeping our fingers crossed that it’ll return in 2017 with even more house and electronica tastemakers. Over the past few months, the Sunday soiree has been providing punters with feel-good day parties at the National Art School in Darlinghurst, with the likes of Julio Bashmore, Nightmares on Wax, Touch Sensitive and more delivering vibes aplenty.

Astral... read more

DID A ‘GAME OF THRONES’ ACTOR JUST DROP A JON SNOW SPOILER?

Spoiler alert: you know the deal. If you haven’t watched the finale of Game Of Thrones season five and have miraculously managed to avoid finding out what happened, maybe don’t read on (and also, very impressive!). It’s widely agreed among the Game Of Thrones community that Jon Snow is definitely, absolutely, possibly going to make a return in the upcoming sixth season. Despite ... read more

EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES: P.E NATION, PIP EDWARDS’ ACTIVEWEAR BRAND

If you’re still working to get that beach bod – even if summer is on its way out – Pip Edwards’ new activewear line, P.E Nation, will definitely keep you motivated. Launching instore this upcoming Monday, P.E Nation fuses retro P.E. class vibes with Pip’s tomboy attitude to create a range of ‘multi-tasking performance wear for every woman to wear everyday”. If you follow the sporty... read more

GET THE LOOK FROM GIORGIO ARMANI’S FW16 RUNWAY SHOW

It’s been close to two years since Giorgio Armani’s international makeup artist Linda Cantello introduced an exciting new concept into the brand’s business model: exclusive, limited edition runway-inspired collections available to beauty aficionados the world over in the months following a show. Cantello’s only rule? Wearability – each cosmetic collection has to seamlessly translate from runway to real life.

As a true professional with a spontaneous touch, each season,... read more

HERE’S A NEW ANIMATION VIDEO FROM ‘KEEP SYDNEY OPEN’

There will be several ‘Keep Sydney Open’ fundraiser parties happening around town tonight, with everybody from Isabella Manfredi to Future Classic DJs to Jimmy Sing performing at various venues, and entry fees going directly to help save Sydney’s nightlife. Meanwhile, a new video has emerged in support of the movement, uploaded to the ‘Keep Sydney... read more

M83 ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM & AUSTRALIAN TOUR, DROPS NEW SINGLE

M83 fans, strap yourselves in: Here comes more Anthony Gonzalez news than you can handle. First up, there’s a new album: Junk will be the first M83 record since 2011, featuring Beck and multiple appearances by Mai Lan. Speaking on the title, Gonzalez said: Anything we create today is going to end up being space junk at one point anyway, and I find it really fascinating and scary at the same time – beautiful too in a way. I have this image of pieces of humanity floating... read more

INTERVIEW: ODESSA YOUNG, GIRL ON FIRE

Odessa Young sinks casually into a creaky garden chair out the back of the photographer’s inner west home, waiting to be transformed into an enfant terrible. With a quiet charisma and commanding on-screen presence, it’s hard to believe the young woman sitting in front of me is just 17. She possesses an endearing mélange of charm and intelligence, and a frankness that’s both refreshing and disarming. It’s almost as if you’ve met her before, and that’s because you probably... read more

BARACK & MICHELLE OBAMA ANNOUNCED AS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT SXSW 2016

SXSW has hosted plenty of heavyweight guests in its 30 year history, but these two might be the biggest: Barack & Michelle Obama have been named as keynote speakers for the 2016 event in Austin, Texas. SXSW is much more than a place to discover new bands, and this latest announcement marks the first time a sitting President has ever visited the event.

First up, the POTUS will be sitting down with Evan Smith (editor of The Texas Tribune) on March 11 for a talk about civic engagement... read more