HANNI EL KHATIB’S ‘MOONLIGHT’ SCREENING
Last night in the thick of Downtown LA , HUF and Innovative Leisure put on an intimate event for 100 friends and family to celebrate the release of Hanni El Khatib’s new album ‘Moonlight’, and screen an accompanying VHS film.
LIVE REVIEW: THE GROWLERS
Last week, The Growlers graced Sydney’s shores with a show at The Roller Den in Erskineville. By a stroke of great fortune, I had already spent some time with The Growlers earlier that very morning. Doing what, you ask? It’s super top secret. CIA sort of stuff, you wouldn’t understand.
LIVE REVIEW: THE KOOKS
The Kooks are currently doing a national tour of Australia in support of their latest album ‘Listen’. Last night they decided to stop by the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney to break a few hearts & play some music. The screams of the fan girls are still ringing in my ears.
NEW MUSIC: RYLEY WALKER
Two things: Nick Drake isn’t dead, and what the hell is that furry thing in this video? Is it a teddy bear with 4 legs?
WATCH: JULIAN DAVIDSON FOR RVCA
RVCA have just released their new collab line with Californian skater Julian Davidson. Check out the vid they just launched to show off the new range of tie-dye infused threads.
LENS: BRANDON HARMAN
LA based photographer Brandon Harman knows how to take a good shot. Take a trip down highway 395 with him.
This is a new department where I waffle at length about something I think I need to feel gratified and complete. Let’s kick it off with something I’ve kinda-sorta-maybe wanted for years: a human skull.
English musician SOHN is heading to Australia for the upcoming St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival. He made it into our top albums of 2014, and now we finally got the chance to have a chin wag with him.
NEW MUSIC: PARQUET COURTS
Today is the day to enjoy the finer things in life, like Parquet Courts new music video to their track “Pretty Machines.”
WATCH: CLUSTER TRAILER BY KAI NEVILLE
Cluster from Kai Neville and co. Featuring: Craig Anderson, Dane Reynolds, Chippa Wilson, Ryan Callinan, Mitch Coleborn, Jack Freestone, Noa Deane, Creed McTaggart, Conner Coffin, Dion Agius, and Dillon Perillo.
WATCH: A NEW BREED – GET MILES AWAY
Filmmaker Alex Craig, recently ventured to Canada to document fellow filmmaker Ben Gulliver and surf photographer Jeremy Koreski, for the latest film from The Creator Class aptly titled, A NEW BREED: Get Miles Away.
NEW MUSIC: Fait Accompli – False Flags
Sydney underground Soul Punk three piece, Fait Accompli have had an adventurous 2014. I caught up with Ray from Fait Accompli last week to chat about what’s been going on.
DO YOU KNOW THIS GIRL?
She beat up our awesome intern, Linnea. Linnea was riding her bike in Downtown Long Beach on Friday when it all went down. With two black eyes in tow, we’re trying to help find her attacker.
THE BLACKMAIL OFFLINE #3
The Blackmail are launching their latest book as part of the annual OFFLINE series tomorrow night in Surry Hills and have given us a sneak peak of the stellar issue before it hits the shelves. Featuring work from Jonathon Zawada, Mimmo Cozzolino and Andrew Cowen.
KENNY ANDERSON – KA3 BY CONVERSE
On a cloudless, Nine-degree morning, I went to a sketchy warehouse in Queens to try out kenny Anderson’s new Cons pro model and ask him a few questions.
I do all my Christmas shopping at Dymocks Bookstores for two reasons. Firstly, I live in another country and lugging presents through airports is a complete drag. Secondly, I’m far too uncaring to search out thoughtful, gratitude-inspiring gifts for each wretched member of my undeserving ‘family,’ so Dymocks it is. Does that make me a…
WE’RE HIRING – Online Editor of Monster Children
Position Vacant! We need an online editor. It’s an important job and a great opportunity. But before you scratch your chin and think, ‘heck, I could do that,’ take a look at the list of prerequisites.
LENS: MEXICO CITY
Recently, Reggie McCafferty travelled through Mexico and shot these photographs as the disappearance and murder of 43 dissident students weighed heavy on the country.
Nate Tyler – ‘Off The Grid’
Nate Tyler isn’t your average pro surfer. We caught up with him to discuss living off the grid, sculptures, matches and finding friends to surf with. He’ll probably never read this because he has super slow internet.
SMOKE: NIKE SB FREE
The future of comfort and board control. Nike SB Free.