Are the Oscar’s Obsolete? Or Just Out-of-Touch?

Short answer – Obsolete: no. Out-of-touch: hell yes. The reality is, awards season is a game. The whole industry, the Hollywood branch, is an elaborate game o …

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Cleaning up our act: how do we combat Islamophobia?

The only sign of human activity was the four pairs of chef clogs resting on a mostly empty shoe rack. I briefly panicked, wondering if I’d already committed a fau …

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King Krule Announces Second Album and Shares New Single

King Krule, the cult-favourite project of the endlessly talented English creative Archy Marshall, has recently shared “Czech One”, an atmospheric, dream-state t …

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Loupe: Changing the Way You View Art.

Where art is concerned, the pursuit of freedom persists—freedom of expression, freedom of thought, the freedom to create. But what about freedom of space? Well, t …

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Candy Ng’s Whimsical World of Imagination at Off the Kerb

Melbourne-based graphic artist and illustrator Candy Ng is a bit of a globetrotter. Born in Hong Kong, Candy made the move to Australia at age 17, and has studied b …

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Kaiit shines on “Live From Her Room” EP

By most definitions, Kaiit has surpassed the label of ‘One to Watch’, selling out shows and earning both shout-outs and glowing comparisons from idols-cum-conte …

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You’ll be listening to Angelo Mota until the break of ‘Dawn’

If you thought you were a rap aficionado like me, hold right up, because upon hearing Angelo Mota spit some serious bars you shall well and truly be shook. Cue the …

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Andy Leaf: Absent Prince.

Off the Kerb are starting the new year on the highest of high notes. Although knowing them, it’s a bar they’ll easily continue to meet throughout 2017. Balloon …

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An Open Letter to “Reverse Racism”

Dear “Reverse Racism”, I do not wish to make you feel marginalised or victimised (I can imagine the ways in which the system has persecuted you, I’d hate to c …

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The Weeknd & Daft Punk’s ‘Star Boy’

If you’re following The Weeknd on Instagram, you may have noticed a few cryptic moves on his account last week that teased some exciting changes. Ok, well maybe n …

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Must-see acts at ZOO Laneway Party

Helmed by progressive Melbourne bars Section 8 and Ferdyduke, ZOO Laneway Party will return this year at the end of Melbourne Music Week on the 25th November. The b …