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C/MEO Collective’s Head Designer Siham Elmawey Talks Style, Collaborations + MBFWA

Australian Fashion Week may be over for another year, but last week C/MEO COLLECTIVE’s new collections, ‘Liminal’ and ‘Ornate’ reinforced why the Adelaide-based label is every fashion lover’s top choice when it comes to snagging “it” pieces. We’ve always been big fans of their playful, classy and feminine designs, and so it was very exciting to receive the opportunity to interview the label’s Head Designer, Siham Elmawey!
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Get to Know Wallace: Australia’s New Queen of Future Soul

After seeing her live in both Sydney and Melbourne, Sydney soul singer WALLACE captured our hearts and we were immediately fascinated with her tone and unique sound. But hearing her music was not enough for us. Our writer Krystal Beasley wanted to get to know her more on a one-on-one level and so she did just that.
Check out her interview with Australia’s future queen of soul: WALLACE.

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Get To Know Brooklyn Duo MS MR Before They Kick Off Their Australian Tour

Have you heard the music of MS MR? They. Are. FABOLOUS. Fusing new wave electronica with dark and dreamy pop melodies, the New York-based duo’s sophomore record ‘How Does It Feel’ is a true banger.
This month, the colourful duo known as MS MR are bringing their catchy tracks and glam costumes down under for regional music festival, Groovin The Moo. And ahead of their tour kicking off tomorrow night, we had an exclusive chat with frontwoman Lizzy Plapinger.

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Eagles of Death Metal Discuss Paris Terror Attacks

November 13, 2015 was a dark day in Paris, France.

The aftermath of what happened that day was felt by so many across the globe.

There’s too much that’s been said about this event that does not need to be repeated. All you really need to do is watch this interview of Eagles of Death Metal discussing the terror attacks in Paris that night.

#PrayforParis #PrayfortheWorld #StaySafe

Presented by VICE.

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Living in a World That’s ‘Hypercolour’ with Ali Barter

Last weekend, our resident writer/gig reviewer Claire Benito headed over to Sydney’s Hibernian House to attend the single launch of Melbourne’s Ali Barter’s new tune, ‘Hypercolour’.

The result? It left her wanting to know more about Barter which turns this write-up into a special one: combining a review of the gig and an interview with Ali Barter where we all get to learn a little bit more about the Melbourne ‘folktronica’ artist.

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TOKiMONSTA Steals Our Attention As She Embarks on AUS/NZ Tour

“I try to give very little focus on me being a female producer—it’s what I am, but that fact is irrelevant to my craft. That being said, I am very strongly opposed to people treating female musicians (or female whatever) unfairly because of their gender, but let’s keep the playing ground equal.” – TOKiMONSTA

TOKiMONSTA is kicking off her Australian/NZ tour this week and The 5 to 9 Life was lucky enough to grab some time to chop it up with the LA DJ/producer. Check out what she had to say.

*Words by guest writer, Krystel Diola (Behind The Front).

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An Interview with WAFIA

If you’re already familiar with WAFIA, then it’s most likely because you also fell in love with her vocals when she featured on Japanese Wallpaper’s ‘Breathe In’ last year, or perhaps it was when you recently heard her cover of Maria’s 2004 R&B jam, Let Me Love You.

No matter how or when you were introduced to WAFIA’s creations, I think it’s fair to say that the 21-year-old Brisbane singer is filled with so much talent that her angelic voice creates an ambient soundscape with such adoring beauty that simply cannot be ignored.

Find out more about the singer via our exclusive interview.

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An Interview with Chris Yee

From one artist to the next.

Our latest interview from the After Dark Adventures series is with talented artist and illustrator, Chris Yee.

Mixing in America’s pop culture and their numerous stereotypes with mythological characters and various ‘menaces’, Chris Yee’s art and mind lives in a parallel universe compared to the rest of us.

Get to know him better via our exclusive interview with the artist.

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Larry King Now: An Interview with Tyler, the Creator

Esteemed journalist Larry King recently interviewed Tyler, the Creator and it was both hilarious and insightful.

It’s interesting to see that the two individuals, whilst coming from completely different backgrounds, are both respected of each other and genuinely interested in what the other has to say.

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