Jared Richards

Ninajirachi: “Magic is around all of us all the time, if we’re open to it”

Natural meets digital on Nina Wilson’s debut mixtape ‘Second Nature’, where boundary-breaking electronic pop is the vehicle for a reverent, cerebral spirituality

The return of ‘Heartbreak High’: “The teen story is universal, but we’re Australian”

Take it from this cast of rising stars – Netflix’s reboot of the ‘90s Australian hit is its own beast, neither a nostalgia grab nor an attempt to make the Aussie ‘Euphoria’

‘Heartbreak High’ review: Netflix’s glossy reboot of this Aussie classic is overthought but promising

Despite the Netflix sheen and frustrating plot points that render it too close to ‘Sex Education’, ‘Heartbreak High’ shines when its distinct point of view emerges

‘6 Festivals’ review: coming-of-age drama centres Aussie music but loses its own rhythm

Filmed at local music festivals and featuring G Flip, Dune Rats, Lime Cordiale and more, this teen drama works best when it leans into director Macario De Souza’s documentary roots

Mallrat: “When pop music is done with respect for the listeners, it’s perfect and exciting and beautiful”

Grace Shaw’s vision of pop music is vivid and vulnerable, familiar yet fresh. Debut album ‘Butterfly Blue’ is her most enthralling release yet

‘Anonymous Club’ review: Courtney Barnett doc takes fans inside her on-tour struggles

This intimate new film finds one of Australia's biggest indie rock stars in a crisis of confidence

Methyl Ethel: “Art is pretty bogus if you think about it too much”

After three heartbreak records, Jake Webb looked beyond himself to create ‘Are You Haunted?’, a sprawling, philosophical album that tries not to take itself too seriously

Flowerkid talks “brutally honest” new EP ‘Everyone Has A Breaking Point’

Western Sydney artist Flynn Sant talks to NME about facing his traumas in song to find healing

Banoffee on new album ‘Teartracks’: “It can feel very double-sided to have a break-up record written about you”

After COVID-19 upended both her music career and love life, Martha Brown decided to make an album of honesty, heartbreak and humour

‘Gossip Girl’ episode six recap: mid-season finale proves sceptics wrong

**Spoilers for ‘Gossip Girl’ episode six below**