Arts

Pedal power

Sunday December 25, 2011

Former Talking Heads singer and generally interesting chap David Byrne's latest project is an interactive art piece / one epic pedal board.

Moonlight Cinema (ticket giveaway)

Friday December 23, 2011

The Australian summer: a time of endless sun, impromptu barbeques, long days spent pretending to care about cricket and balmy evenings spent watching movies in the park.

Brain food

Wednesday December 21, 2011

We haven't turned into zombies, but we reckon that Sara Asnaghi's brains are good enough to eat.

When WikiLeaks, Twitter and tablets are creating, breaking and publishing news is there still a role for the New York Times? Hell yes.

A Jonti Tune

Wednesday December 14, 2011

It's hard not to love Jonti's debut album Twirligig. Mix Beck's tropicalia and Flying Lotus rhythms for a psychedelic mash-up that goes great with summer (if our southern hemi summer ever starts...)

Toy Car Cityscape

Wednesday December 14, 2011

'Metropolis II' is a monster speedway of elaborate tracks and conveyors that took Chris Burden and Zak Cook over five years to build.

By The Book

Saturday December 10, 2011

Nicholas Jones is a man who takes the infinite possibilities of the book quite, ahem, literally. 

Genuine Faker

Thursday December 08, 2011

Melbourne-native Chet Faker makes music that doesn't fit neatly in a box labelled 'folk' or 'soul' or 'electronic'.  

It takes all types

Wednesday December 07, 2011

Typewriters were the cover stars of Smith volume one and nobody in Australia knows more about them than Robert Messenger, owner of the Australian Typewriter Museum in Canberra. 

Head Full of Snakes

Tuesday December 06, 2011

If you have a 'head full of snakes' it means that you have baggage. Or you're crazy. Or you're crazy, with baggage. But in the case of a new publication by designers Luke Wood and Stuart Geddes, Head Full of Snakes means that they like motorbikes.