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How To Be A Good Ally If Your Friend Comes Out As Trans
If someone in your life comes out to you as trans or non-binary, here's how to be an ally and a solid source of support.
04/03/2021
INTERVIEW: Madison Beer On Fighting For 'Life Support'
Rising musician Madison Beer battled mental health, industry gatekeepers and nearly every odd imaginable to deliver her vulnerable debut.
03/03/2021
INTERVIEW – June Jones: "There can never just be one reflection of yourself"
In an interview with MTV Australia, June Jones opens up about her creative process, how the pandemic impacted it, her latest album 'Leafcutter' and the special moments that brought it to life.
22/02/2021
June Jones – 'Leafcutter' Review: A Melbourne Songwriter Finds Home In Fantasy
In June Jones’ second album she builds an introspective universe of vulnerable stories, coated with glistening layers of fantasy and wonder.
22/02/2021
‘I May Destroy You’ Wasn’t Snubbed By The Golden Globes. It’s Just Ahead Of Its Time.
Michaela Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You’ runs counter to most of what TV has traditionally offered. Why try and ‘include’ a show that inhabits a whole different universe?
05/02/2021
Sarah Mary Chadwick Strips Back To Dress Up The Intensity On 'Me & Ennui Are Friends, Baby'
The Melbourne via New Zealand songwriter’s new album is her most monumental statement of sorrow yet.
05/02/2021
Sophie Is Gone But Left Behind A Whole New World
The visionary electronic musician created a universe of digital particles. For me, it sounded like the future.
03/02/2021
Julia Stone Returns With A Laconic Meditation On Time Featuring The National’s Matt Berninger, "We All Have"
Julia Stone has a baritone match-made-in-heaven to her twee-crooner voice in Matt Berninger on “We All Have”, but the simple lyrics leave something to be desired, writes contributor Josh Martin.
01/02/2021
Interview: Saweetie on Cultivating Real Friends, Tupac & Her ‘Grown-ish’ Debut
“I've had some PTSD-type of experiences with girl groups … keeping people around you who genuinely want you to succeed, who aren't back-door type of friends [is so important].”
24/01/2021
Floating In The Livestream: Looking Back On A Year Of Online Gigs
This year has been the single-most significant experiment with new modes of performance in the Australian music industry’s history. Was it all a trend of necessity, or are we looking at a new future?
07/12/2020
YUNGBLUD: "No One Can Prepare You For Falling In Love & Having Your Heart Broken"
YUNGBLUD on heartbreak, sexuality, his crazy bond with fans, and all things ‘Weird!’.
03/12/2020