“I play music because I have to…” Thus, Sydney artist, KYVA, succinctly sums up why most musicians slave away at their craft to little or no fanfare all their lives – it’s in them, part of their very be...

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This month’s cover artist, Caleb Reid, recently made the move from Bronte to Mullumbimby to pursue his artistic journey and get some decent waves… How long have you lived there? I’ve lived around the northern r...

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Cranking Before The King’s latest single immediately brings one back to the early 2000s. The Arctic Monkeys were about to burst onto the scene, emo was dying, and black hair and Dickies pants were being replaced by big...

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Sometimes writing about a band can be a torrid affair. Not because they aren’t great at what they do, but because trying to catch their charisma and energy and put it into suitable words can be near impossible. You nee...

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There is a stigma amongst regular folk that metal bands are made up of strange, aggressive beings, who spend a lot of time indoors. This is untrue, most of them aren’t aggressive. Mordor kick the other stereotypes too ...

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Take a stroll down to Bronte or Bondi Beach and there’s a good chance you’ll see a weathered Gully Days sticker somewhere. One might forgive you for thinking they’re already an institution in the Eastern Beaches, b...

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They say music is in the blood, and once you’re hooked, you’re screwed; you’ll forever have the itch to create and perform. For many, as they slip out of their twenties and into a more structured lifestyle, it beco...

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Listening to a Carey St song for the first time is one of those strange moments where you question everything you know about the world. Are they really so young? Surely there’s a mistake in the bio? Abby Taylor’s voc...

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Cleveland Dreamers are a local five-piece rock band that formed in 2016 when brothers Lachlan, Cameron, and Vincent began to make noise with two of their school friends, Dorian and Nick. They’ve played and recorded...

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The best picks of the East and surrounds when it comes to the arts this October! Do You Have PLANS? PLANS is the new web series we are addicted to, about a bunch of young mates living in Sydney, and navigating their rela...

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