Belinda Quinn

Melbourne lo-fi indie duo Armlock share debut EP ‘Trust’: “Music is always there to scream into”

Simon Lam (of Kllo) and Hamish Mitchell, former bandmates in I’lls, unpack their new collaborative project for NME

‘Eden’ creator Vanessa Gazy tackles the Stan mystery series’ unanswered questions

The Australian writer-producer on cults, Hedwig and Scout, and trauma. Spoilers ahead!

Australia’s ‘Eurovision’ 2021 representative Montaigne: “Performance is a way to escape”

Ahead of the first semifinal of the long-delayed extravaganza, the maximalist musician talks vocal training and ‘Technicolour’, her entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest

Ali Barter’s new ‘Chocolate Cake’ EP is a “a sonic mash-up of feeling”

The Melbourne-based grunge-pop artist talks capturing the “fucked-up-ness” of 2020 in her new songs, being a restless person and her changing relationship with shame

‘2067’ director Seth Larney: “The power of story is more important than it’s ever been”

The Australian visual effects specialist turned writer-director talks his climate change sci-fi film, now streaming on Netflix

‘High Ground’ producer Witiyana Marika: “I would like to show Australia to the world”

Marika, one of the founding members of Yothu Yindi, discusses the new action-thriller feature, which arrives in cinemas this month

‘Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt)’ director Monica Zanetti on breaking down casting barriers

The writer-director of the first Australian feature to open Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival talks telling LGBTQ+ stories with sensitivity

Obscura Hail release ‘Siren’, a new EP and “an act of preservation”

Sean Conran and Tamara Issa tell NME about the project’s hard-won optimism

‘Looky Looky Here Comes Cooky’: Mo’Ju and Alice Skye on the power of First Nations-led storytelling

The artists talk reclaiming the narrative from Captain Cook ahead of the documentary’s premiere at MIFF 2020

‘Relic’ director Natalie Erika James on Asian horror and Australia’s “sanitised view of death”

The Japanese-Australian filmmaker talks her first feature-length movie, a tender, mind-bending horror tale of dementia and familial relationships