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PLAYLIST: JASON LEE


Jason Lee is what we like to call a ‘Jack of All Trades.’ He’s an actor who is also a skateboarder who is also a photographer who is also the creator of this week's Monster Children playlist, titled 'At Random.' Come on in and take a listen.
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PEOPLE: BERT KRAK


Recently we packed our editor, Big Crom, off to Smith Street Tattoo Parlour in Brooklyn and had Bert Krak do what he does best. He tattooed a big bosomed Hawaiian woman on Big Crom’s forearm and we got it all on camera.
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ISSUE #46 ON SALE NOW


I know we say this every single issue, but seriously, this issue? Number 46? It’s the best issue we ever done did. Featuring Ex-Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns, Surfer Dane Reynolds, skater and artist Brian Lotti and much more.
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HI-FI: MARK RONSON


We gave Mark Ronson a $100 note and asked him to go record shopping. What did he pick? Watch our first episode of Hi-Fi and find out.
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Posted by Monster Children - 28.03.2015

ARE CONJOINED TWINS BURIED IN V-SHAPED COFFINS?

Why haven’t waterproof cigarettes been invented yet? Is Delta Airlines just Greyhound with wings bolted on? And what do lizards really think of chocolate? These answers and more inside.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 27.03.2015

SCHOOL’S OUT SURF TRIP

Liam is a 16 year old photographer who took up the craft in the last year or so. When we asked him if he often skips school if the surf’s good, he replied “of course”, as if it were the stupidest question he’d been asked all day. Here’s some of his shots from a recent trip to Florida.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 26.03.2015

TOP 7 REDDIT ASK ME ANYTHINGS

Action Bronson just completed his Ask Me Anything (AMA) over on Reddit, and it was hilarious. Bill Murray, Snoop Dogg, Keanu Reeves and Harrison Ford have all answered questions posed by randoms over the internet, too. See some of the best exchanges here.

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Posted by Monster Children - 23.03.2015

INTERVIEW ON A STICK: SAMMY WINTER

In an effort to keep up with the times and maintain our super-hip image, we’ve invested in a stick with an iPhone taped to the end. Enjoy the first episode of our ‘Interview on a Stick’ series featuring skateboarder Sammy Winter.

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Posted by Su Young Choi - 29.03.2015

WATCH: STYLE BY JOE PEASE

“To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it / To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art.” – Charles Bukowski

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 28.03.2015

BEHIND THE SHOT: RIOTS IN MINNESOTA

We turned a corner right into a shit show. One second drunk students were shouting, next some kids pulled out a street sign and blasted it into the nearest car. Once those windows shattered all hell broke loose. These kids were going fucking bonkers.

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Posted by Jam - 26.03.2015

EXHIBIT: FEED

We caught up with artist Jesse Dolman to get a little insight into the show FEED, which opens Friday 27th March at the Byron School of Arts Project Space in Mullumbimby. We found out his mum thinks he’s weird.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 26.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA

UMO just released the video to their latest single, “Multi-Love”, and it’s multi-functional, because you can download a game that coincides with the video.

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Posted by Monster Children - 25.03.2015

INTERVIEW: THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN

This November marks the 30th anniversary of Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy. We were fortunate to catch up with founder and lead singer Jim Reid to talk about the making of Psychocandy and the legendary highs and lows of the Jesus and Mary Chain. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Jim Reid.

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Posted by Monster Children - 25.03.2015

LENS: ***TRUST*** IN SAN FRANCISCO

On a recent trip to San Francisco for the premiere of ***TRUST***, Josh Wilson brought along his camera to capture fellow skaters Paul Young, Dick Rizzo, Zach Bonime, Nick Ferrogari, Adrian Vega, Justin Ching and Brendan Carroll.

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Posted by Monster Children - 24.03.2015

BLACK & WHITE: SKATEBOARDING IN SLOVENIA

Luke Paige is a young photographer based in Slovenia who wanted to create something different to what we’re used to seeing in skateboard photography. No wide-angle shots, no special tricks – just simple skateboarding.

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Posted by Monster Children - 24.03.2015

Barcelona’s Secret Surf Scene

A stubborn surf scene is blowing up in Barcelona, and the culture’s flourishing like crazy. Photographer and designer Emil Kozak and the dudes at ACID magazine give us the scoop on how and why.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 21.03.2015

PAX AM STUDIOS: BUTCH WALKER

What do Butch Walker, Ryan Adams and Johnny Depp have in common? They’re all in this video. Check out this behind the scenes look at Butch recording his latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, at Pax Am Studios in LA.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 21.03.2015

REMEMBERING THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN

To celebrate 30 years since the release of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s album Psychocandy, we’re publishing an in-depth interview with them next week. Here’s an old jam to get you psyched.

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Posted by Su Young Choi - 20.03.2015

RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE: BOO-HOORAY GALLERY

A group photography show featuring: Jerry Hsu, Ray Potes, Andrea Sonnenberg, C.R. Stecyk III & Tobin Yelland opening tonight and showing till 19th April at Boo-Hooray Gallery, Venice, CA.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 20.03.2015

NEW MUSIC: MUJERES

I wish I knew about Barcelona’s best band, Mujeres, when I visited last. They’d have been a great soundtrack to the destruction I was wreaking on my personal life at the time. Listen to their new single here.

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Posted by Erin Bromhead - 19.03.2015

SXSW: DRAWINGS MADE AT CONCERTS

SXSW. Sick of seeing these four letters yet? I fucking am. But this video is a twist on the usual content of the four lettered festival that shall not be named. Instead of blogging about shows, why not sketch them?

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Posted by Lincoln Jubb - 19.03.2015

TOP 5 ROCK JUMPS IN TASMANIA

Before we dive into (see what I did there?) the Top 5 Rock Jumps in Tasmania, I must first advise you that doing so may have dire consequences, such as death.