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WATCH: SIA RECRUITS MADDIE ZIEGLER AGAIN FOR ‘BIG GIRLS CRY’

A frenzied Maddie Ziegler has appeared in Sia’s new video for ‘Big Girls Cry’, another single from her brilliant 2014 album 1000 Forms of Fear. The twelve-year-old has become synonymous with Sia in recent times, starring in her whirlwind video for ‘Chandelier’ as well as the controversial ‘Elastic Heart’ alongside Shia Labeouf. Even at Sia’s rare public performances, Ziegler sometimes appears – and the latest appearance will solidify... read more

KENDRICK LAMAR GETS ENGAGED TO HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART

It’s been a busy few weeks for Kendrick Lamar – first came the surprisingly early release of his game-changing album To Pimp A Butterfly, and earlier this week, he teamed up with Beats By Dre to premiere the video for single ‘King Kunta’ in Times Square. Now, it has been revealed that events of equal magnitude have been taking place in K.Dot’s personal life – he’s just gotten engaged. Lamar is set to marry his high school sweetheart Whitney Alford... read more

PLAYLIST: EXTRA LONG SONGS FOR AN EXTRA LONG WEEKEND

Today is Good Friday, meaning the king of all Australian long weekends is finally underway. To celebrate this extra long weekend, we’ve put together a playlist of some of our favourite extra long songs – these are songs whose splendour can’t be contained in a radio-friendly three-to-four minute running time. Some of these tracks tend to get shortened so they’ll meet radio standards, but here they are in all their glory. Happy long weekend! ... read more

ALBUM REVIEW: WHITE SHADOWS ‘SECRET OF LIFE’

Just when you think you’ve got him worked out, Craig Nicholls throws the music world another curveball.

Forging a name as the livewire frontman of incendiary throwback rockers The Vines; leading the band to global megastardom, part of a vanguard of early 2000s guitar acts breathing life into a maligned and stale rock scene; the well-documented breakdowns, tantrums, live show meltdowns; the live show hiatus, then the roaring return; the dropping of long-time members, and the picking up... read more

TOP FIVE: LONG WEEKEND BEAUTY TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

As the warm light of the long weekend grows brighter, we find ourselves fantasising about our plans. When the options are endless and the weather remains capricious, one must prepare for various potential plots. To help you on this path of preparation, we’ve thrown together a collection of top five beauty travel essentials that we feel cover all sorts of adventures. And heck, why not seize the excuse to have a little well-earned splurge? ... read more

FUTURE MUSIC FESTIVAL WILL NOT RETURN IN 2016

Today’s a sad day for Australian concert-goers.

Future Music Festival 2015, which took place in Australia’s major cities a month ago, will not be returning 2016. Mushroom Group – the company behind Future Music Festival – has stated that the past two years’ events suffered from underwhelming ticket sales, despite being adored by electronic, dance and pop music lovers around the country.

In a press statement, Mushroom Group Chairman Michael Gudinski... read more

DO A REVERSE REVIEW AT ART SERIES HOTELS AND YOU COULD GET A FREE STAY

If you’ve ever checked TripAdvisor before booking a hotel, then you know how important it is to read through reviews before booking any accommodation. Art Series Hotels – the group of art-centric boutique hotels around Victoria and South Australia – is turning the system on its head, offering guests the chance to be reviewed, with potential freebies up for grabs.

The program is called Reverse Reviews, but don’t worry, this doesn’t mean that one big night will... read more

CARA DELEVINGNE PERFORMS LIVE ONSTAGE WITH PHARREL FOR CHANEL CAMPAIGN

Cara Delevingne returns as the face of Chanel for the brand’s next seasonal ad campaign and we’ve gotten a first look thanks to the realms of social media.

Photos of the British bombshell’s latest collab with Chanel recently hit Instagram, showing her adopt quite the look as the protagonist of the collection, boasting tousled hair, come hither eyes and one hell of an outfit of course.

The love affair and long-standing relationship between the luxury brand and supermodel... read more

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 1 IS HITTING ROYAL RANDWICK RACECOURSE THIS WEEKEND

It’s time to start plotting how to maximise fun this Easter and we’ve sourced a pretty good starting point: Sydney Autumn Racing’s The Championships Day 1. It seems like it could only be a good idea to punctuate your precious long weekend with anything that involves racing, fashion, punting, dining and, of course, schmoozing.

Allow Sydney restaurants Icebergs, China Doll and Chiswick to fight for your tastebuds, dressed in black and white to suit the fashion theme,... read more

WATCH: JOY. ‘WEATHER’

Brisbane songstress JOY. has just dropped a video for ‘Weather’, which has further convinced that she’s going to become one of our most promising homegrown talents. The 17-year-old caught our ears with her goosebump-inducing cover of Drake’s ‘Marvin’s Room‘ (how fucking good was ... read more