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JESSE ANDREWS OUTTAKES BY HENRIK PURIENNE


In the MC 2014 Photo Annual we feature 'modern woman' Jessie Andrews - the 22 year old porn star, small business owner, jewelry designer and DJ. The feature was shot by South African photographer Henrik Purienne. Get your hands on a copy of the photo annual to see the full spread, and enjoy the outtakes that didn't make it to print here. You're very welcome.
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2014 MC PHOTO ANNUAL EXHIBITION – LOS ANGELES


On Friday night, we threw a party at The Holding Co in East Los Angeles to showcase the winners and finalist of our 2014 MC Photo Comp, as well as celebrate the launch of the 2014 Photo Annual. It was a magical night documented by the very medium we were celebrating. Check out all the photos here.
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’69 DART: PHOTO ANNUAL OUTTAKES


I got hornswoggled into a cross road trip from LA to New York in a '69 Dodge Dart. 6 hours later we broke down in Kingman, AZ, and 6 days later we abandoned the car and flew to New Orleans just in time to see a band that I was really excited to see called Amen Dunes not play because they didn't show up. - Warren Smith
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Monster Children Photo Annual On Sale Now


The 2014 Monster Children Photo Annual kicks ass, so don’t turn your back on it and bend over because it will definitely punt you square in the caboose with its steel-toed winkle-pickers. Ha ha. No but seriously, buy it.
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2014 Monster Children Photo Comp Winners


Come on in and view the winners of the 2014 Monster Children Photo Competition before we change our minds and keep the cash.
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FROM THE MAG: KIM GORDON


In issue #44 of MC, we sit down with Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon to talk about life outside of the hugely influential band. Shot by Atiba Jefferson and written by Kate Williams, check out the full feature here.
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Corona Journey 16: Sri Lanka by Morgan Maassen


For Corona Journey #16, photographer Morgan Maassen looks back at the Team Average trip to Sri Lanka and how it unfolded from his point of view. Want to see the full photo series? Head on over to Corona Extra Australia   The heat. The heat was what woke us up. As soon as the sun rose...
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Issue #44 Fashion: KWENGA


For issue #44 of MC, photographer Cole Barash went all Jamaican dance hall on our pages. Bob Hoste was on hand to film the shoot. Check out the video here. Sultry as hell.
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Posted by Matt Rabbidge - 21.10.2014

STORE: PRESS BOOKS

We keep hearing it, print ain’t dead… at least it ain’t going to be while people like the soon-to-open PRESS in Sydney keep making shit happen. Press is a project bookstore with a focus on independently published work from Australia and overseas. Opening (garage) doors in Chippendale, the shop will sell a range of zines,…

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Posted by Sally - 21.10.2014

LENS: MACLAY HERIOT

When a little bird sings soft and low in your ear, you should listen. Maclay Heriot is a photographer to watch. Here are some of his most memorable shots.

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Posted by Monster Children - 21.10.2014

SHOP TALK: RUSTY LAGUNA

Next time you find yourself cruising along the South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach, do yourself a favor and pull into the new Rusty store. They stock all kinds of cool stuff – including our very own Monster Children magazine.

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Posted by Monster Children - 21.10.2014

WATCH: THE PATH UNSEEN – DANNY HESS

The Path Unseen is a short film series presented by Saint Archer Brewery created to tell stories of true individuals. The 1st episode features Danny Hess who hand makes sustainable, eco-friendly surfboards in San Francisco. Check out the 16mm short film directed by Josh Landan.

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Posted by Erin - 21.10.2014

TWIN PEAKS “Making Breakfast” Music Video

Today, Twin Peaks released their video for the single ‘Making breakfast’, from one of the best debut albums I’ve ever heard, Wild Onion. If you wanna know more about the band, check out our feature on them in issue #44’s New Music department.

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Posted by Monster Children - 18.10.2014

2014 MC PHOTO ANNUAL EXHIBITION – SYDNEY

Last night we gathered at Sun Studios to celebrate the launch of our 2014 Photo Annual as well as the winners of the MC Photo Competition. Check out the photos here!

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Posted by Monster Children - 18.10.2014

EXHIBIT: DEADBEAT CLUB: FULL RELEASE

TONIGHT! Deadbeat Club Press will be celebrating the launch of their new releases with Full Release, a one-night photo show in Long Beach, CA. New works from Ed Templeton, Devin Briggs, Grant Hatfield, Dennis McGrath, Nolan Hall, & Tobin Yelland.

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Posted by Erin - 18.10.2014

NEW MUSIC: THE BOTS

The Bots debut album, Pink Palms, just came out on FADER, and it is a doozy. Every song is a sing along, but the flawless track here for me is ‘Alanna.’ Catchy as Ebola.

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Posted by Dale - 16.10.2014

MUSIC WE MISSED: The Savage Resurrection

You’ve just dropped your third tab of acid, it’s 1967 and you’re watching The Savage Resurrection in the filthiest of filthy bars you can find.

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Posted by Erin - 16.10.2014

RYAN SHECKLER X MC ON ESPN

We featured Ryan Sheckler in issue 43 of the magazine, and made a short film of the shoot in NYC. Today, ESPN has released an extended edit of the film. Check it out here.

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Posted by Jam - 15.10.2014

Exhibit: Astray – New York

Photographer Nicolas Potts joins a bunch of other incredible Aussie photographers this Friday, 17 October for a group show called Astray. Details below: Chasm Gallery Bushwick – 56 Bogart Street Friday 17 October 6-8pm If you buy a print of Luci on Friday, Nicolas will throw in a free motobike. Luci Bike 1, 50cm x 70cm, epson…

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Posted by Erin - 15.10.2014

FROM THE MAG: DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979

In issue #44 of the mag, we speak with Sebastien Grainger of Death From Above, 1979, to get the inside scoop on what really went down between him and bandmate Jesse F. Keeler.

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Posted by Monster Children - 15.10.2014

MY WEEK WITH RAT FIST

Aaron Farley recently dusted off his old guitar and joined No Age’s Randy Randall and Pissed Jeans’ Sean McGuiness for a round of shows with their new project, Rat Fist. Get his firsthand account here.

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Posted by Su Young Choi - 15.10.2014

CHROME BALL INTERVIEW’S JASON DILL

The Chrome Ball Incident has an hour long audio interview with Jason Dill. He openly discusses the topics of Alien Workshop, New World Order (the 90s skate company not the conspiracy theory), post cards, Chloe Sevigny, Fucking Awesome (FA) newest edition Gino Iannucci and his latest creation Hockey.

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Posted by Sally - 14.10.2014

EXHIBIT: WILL FRENCH – UNO MOMENTO

Will French is sky writing his way into your mind. Potentially one of the best artists in Australia, his unique view of the world is bought to you through flags, bicycles, death, speed and among other things mirrors.