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ELLIE GOULDING HITS BACK AT CRITICS OVER HER DONALD TRUMP REMARKS

British singer Ellie Goulding has defended herself in the face of fan criticism of her views on Donald Trump.

As with many in the pop world, Goulding has used Twitter to weigh into the debate over the US presidential hopeful by labelling him a “clown,” calling him out on his views on climate change, and even telling him to “fuck off.”

This prompted a fan to tweet to her, “Don’t stick your nose into politics and make me not want to go to your concert in June.” Goulding’s... read more

NEW MAJOR LAZER SONG ‘COLD WATER’ TO FEATURE JUSTIN BIEBER AND MØ

It’s been almost a year since dancehall deities Major Lazer offered up their last LP, Peace Is The Mission: an album that went on to become the veritable soundtrack to every club, boat-, and house-party this side of Ibiza. Hit singles ‘Light It Up’, ‘Powerful,’... read more

GIVEAWAY: WIN A COME TOGETHER FESTIVAL DOUBLE PASS

In just under two weeks, Come Together will kick off at Sydney’s Luna Park. If you’re a fan of Australian hip-hop, this is one festival you won’t want to miss: with a lineup that’s a who’s who of the local scene, punters are in for a huge day of live music.

The bill is a killer array of established MCs and rising stars, topped by Perth legend Drapht, off the back of his recent return and the release of... read more

A SUMMER SKY WITHOUT SUNSHINE

Photography // Paul Leonardo (website) @ Debut Management Styling // Janai Anselmi (website) Manuela... read more

DR BRONNER’S LIQUID SOAP: 11 SCENTS, 11 WAYS

Dr Bronner’s Liquid Castile Soap has been on high rotation on our kitchen counters, showers, and bathroom sinks for a while now because (a) the packaging is so on point, and (b) the formula is free from harsh detergents and chemicals. Add in the fact that all ingredients are ethical, Fair Trade, and organic, and you have in your hands the saint of soaps.

For a natural soap – free from your usual sodium laurel sulphates (the ingredient that gives you that frothy foam) – the... read more

ROBYN ANNOUNCES REMIX PROJECT

Sweden’s favourite pop nymph Robyn has announced she plans to release a special nine-song series of remixes of tracks from her back catalogue, which she will debut live during her current US tour.

The Stockholm-born singer revealed she’s asked some of her favourite artists to rework some of her old songs, including ‘Dancing On My Own,’ ‘With Every Heartbeat,’ and ‘Who Do You Love?’ Among those producers asked to participate are Cassius, Wolfgang Voigt, Joakim, Axel Boman,... read more

CHANCE THE RAPPER & DONNIE TRUMPET REVEAL UNRELEASED MATERIAL

This weekend marked the one-year anniversary of Surf: the debut studio album from Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment. The album saw 618, 000 downloads and more than 10 million individual track downloads on iTunes in its first week – due in some small part, no doubt, to the fact that the material was free; due in a significantly larger part to the fact that it would heavily feature then up-and-coming rap artist ... read more

VETEMENTS TO SHOW COUTURE

Breakout French label Vetements has been garnering plenty of attention over the last year or so, so much so that its head designer Demna Gvasalia was appointed as creative director of Balenciaga after Alexander Wang’s departure. Now, the edgy streetwear label that aims to disrupt fashion has caught the attention of the supervisory board of Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. The board invited Vetements,... read more

HOW TO CHEAT YOUR WAY TO FULLER LIPS

How do you cheat your way to natural-looking fuller lips without trying your hand a Kylie Jenner’s lip challenge? The secret lies in good nude lip liner. With a natural nude close to your own lip colour you can balance, even, and fill the shape of your lips without the need for injectables. Simply feather the pencil around the circumference of you pout, tracing ever so slightly... read more

GREY JASON WU: A NEW LABEL, A NEW PANTONE COLOUR

If you could own your very own shade of a colour, which hue would you choose? With the help of Pantone, Jay-Z went with blue, Tiffany’s also chose blue, but in a certain robins egg variety, and Barbie... read more