This week's issue

The Brag #718

Chris Martin

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The 50 best coffees in Sydney, part five

Y’all know what time it is. Over the past month we have been ruthlessly delineating the caffeine boundaries of our fair city, on our way...

Sydney is getting a new live music venue in Glebe

The popular Staves Brewery in Glebe has announced it will begin hosting regular live music every weekend, starting this month. Staves has tapped Mark Lucas...

Andrew Bird let his music do the talking at the Sydney Opera House

How the indie folk genre’s most beloved introvert made it on to the Sydney Opera House main stage is a mystery, but we can be...

Devin Townsend Project defied jetlag to deliver a generous Sydney set

This was one for old and new school Townsend fans alike.

How classic soundtracks inspired modern hip hop and electronica

I’m very partial to a stellar soundtrack. It can make or break a film or performance piece, and some of the very best stand on...

The Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater soundtrack reviewed, 18 years later

For many, the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series marked the first time they were introduced to bands via a video game soundtrack. Pro Skater was...

Life as a young carer: introducing Piperlain’s concept album about a difficult subject, Mother Mourned

Rebecca Voorn-Knight always knew her home life was unusual. “I grew up in a very unpredictable household where my mother was often emotionally unavailable,” the...

Sydney Film Festival announces the world premiere of four new Australian short films

The winners of the first ever Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship will have their films premiered at a special event as part of the Sydney Film...

There’s a Daria themed party happening in Sydney this weekend

I don’t like to smile unless I have a reason. But now Hudson Ballroom has given us one, with a Daria themed party taking place this Friday...

Nai Palm’s solo Vivid LIVE set was a gutsy statement in songwriting

Hiatus or otherwise, the performer known as Nai Palm – real name Naomi Saalfield – isn’t one for convention. The Hiatus Kaiyote frontwoman is an...