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James Blake Interview: On 'sad boy' culture, Radiohead and humanity in electronic music

James Blake tells Darren Lesaguis about the labour of love that was 'The Colour In Anything', combatting 'sadboy' culture, and the state of electronic music in 2016.
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Entries open: FBi's Northern Lights competition

We're looking for an exciting new Australian talent to champion on an international scale! You'll be flown to Iceland to play on the official Iceland Airwaves festival lineup, get time in Sigur Ros's Sundlaugin Studio and Studios 301 plus heaps more.

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This Week In Sydney

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Soundcheck July 25 - 31: Splendour sideshows, Julia Jacklin, Bloods, Unity Floors and more

Need a live music fix? Here are our top gig picks in Sydney this week.
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Diary of Death :: 23 - 29 Jul 2016

A life-threatening list of recommended events happening in Sydney and surrounds this week.

Latest Music & Culture


Parquet Courts' Andrew Savage: On fan tattoos, New York City and gun violence in America

Darren Lesaguis speaks with Parquet Courts co-frontman and guitarist, Andrew Savage, about his synesthesia, the American epidemic of gun violence, and navigating the self between expressions of authenticity and performance.
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Independent Artist Of The Week: Medicine Voice

Medicine Voice is the new project of Sar Friedman, whose sedative, soaring vocals meet with shamanic drum, harmonium, piano, organ and percussion.
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Playmate: 'Resident Alien' at Reginald Theatre

Step into the bedroom of Quentin Crisp, a nude model, queer icon and agony aunt for those who detest chores and convention. Played by icon in his own right, Paul Capsis.
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Brock Ferrar shares his top 5 selections ahead of Mantra Collective's All Night Vinyl Affair

Melbourne beatmaker Brock Ferrar gives us five vinyl selections to warm up for Mantra Collective all night party this weekend.

Big Screen: Mustang

Set in a small Turkish town and soundtracked by Warren Ellis (the Dirty Three), Mustang tells a beautifully affecting story of female emancipation and sisterly love.
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Watch Blank Realm play 'River Of Longing' at Volumes 2015 (Oxford Art Factory)

Brisbane four piece Blank Realm bring their notoriously five-star live show to Volumes 2015. Watch them absolutely smash out 'River Of Longing'.
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GALLERY: Ears Have Ears Live #4 with Alaska Orchestra & Rainbow Chan

The final instalment in a series of experimental performances. Alaska Orchestra performed a piece inspired by the oloid (yes, the shape) and Rainbow Chan led an engaging discussion.

FBi Presents MTK: Futurism | 2.7.16 | Photo by Nicol Mouton/Cooked Media

GALLERY: MTK: Futurism (Motorik’s 5th Birthday Festival)

Motorik turned 5 on the weekend with an absolute marathon of a party – we’d expect nothing less.

FBi Presents: Ribongia & Klue EP launch | 17.6.16 | Factory Floor | Photo by Ben Hunt

GALLERY: FBi Presents Klue & Ribongia at the Factory Theatre

With these two Sydney producers launching EPs on the same night, things were always gonna get sweaty.