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HOW TO DRESS WELL

| Sound

These are the telltale signs of a man who is compelled to create music as catharthis; means to a far-off end of solace.

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RAPHAEL RIZZO

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I was introduced to the wondrous works of Raphael Rizzo at Sugar Mountain Festival this year. Working alongside fellow artist Rhys Mitchell, they contributed an imaginative backdrop and installation setup for the Mess & Noise stage, and with the infusion of music the entire installation made for a vivacious visual fiesta. Rhys and Rizzo have [...]

PRINCE RAMA

PRINCE RAMA

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Takara Larson of cataclysmic, unearthly Brooklyn three-piece Prince Rama is in Touring Mode: “We’re on the road; we’ve been driving for eight hours to Portland, Oregon. We all sign an agreement in blood that we’ll try to get along with each other in the car.” Larson and her sister Nimai joined forces with a friend, Michael Collins, in [...]

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BIG A, LITTLE a

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T-Squat catches up with Josh Bonati of New York’s Aa, talking art punk, chicken-coops and bistros in Kalamazoo leading up to Melbourne’s first ever Sugar Mountain Festival Pronounced ‘Big A, little a’, there’s not much little and a whole lot big about this Brooklyn-based art punk outfit. Or is DIY maximalism how they’d prefer to [...]