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[INTERVIEW] DARWIN SINGER EMMA ROWE ON 'LIONESS'

[INTERVIEW] DARWIN SINGER EMMA ROWE ON ‘LIONESS’

Emma Rowe’s new single ‘Lioness’ pounced onto the Australian music scene earlier this year, with teeth bared and attention demanded. The Darwin-based singer/songwriter is now touring the newly released single, along with two bonus tracks ‘Beach Song’ and ‘Devil.’ We caught up with the lioness herself mid-tour to chat about her sound and the story...
[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

Earlier this year, Lush Fragrances re-launched with a sleek new look, featuring 15 brand new scents. The entire collection is gender neutral, inspired by art, music, poetry, and the personal experiences of Lush perfumers. TEO was lucky enough to talk to Mark Constantine, co-founder of Lush Cosmetics, about inspirations, creative processes and musical influences behind...
[INTERVIEW] EXISTENTIAL CRISIS: FILL THE VOID WITH MATHIAS VOID

[INTERVIEW] EXISTENTIAL CRISIS: FILL THE VOID WITH MATHIAS VOID

Mathias Void has given a whole new meaning to ‘existential crisis’ with the latest addition to his namesake fashion label. Doing a complete 180, Mathias has moved away from basic t-shirts and tanks, producing something far from anything the brand has done before. Five custom burner jackets have been launched, introducing the brand’s signature style,...
[INTERVIEW] S. RUSH LUXURY RAINWEAR: SUSIE RUSH DISCUSSES SLOW FASHION AND HER INTERNATIONAL INSPIRATION

[INTERVIEW] S. RUSH LUXURY RAINWEAR: SUSIE RUSH DISCUSSES SLOW FASHION AND HER INTERNATIONAL INSPIRATION

The focus on slow fashion and local craftsmanship is becoming more prominent in the Australian fashion world as consumers are becoming aware of current production practices. Luxury glitter rainwear brand, S. Rush, has joined this growing movement while creating their clear waterproof classics. Handmade in the sunny but also cyclone-prone area of Broome, S. Rush...
[ADELAIDE FRINGE SHOW REVIEW] THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE: HOW TO CHEAT AT CARDS

[ADELAIDE FRINGE SHOW REVIEW] THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE: HOW TO CHEAT AT CARDS

On Friday night in Adelaide, the evening began as a small crowd of 25 climbed the stairs of La Bohème into the dimly lit Cabinet Room. The audience quietly claimed seats around an old-school poker table placed in the centre of the room. It was an intimate occasion but a relatively comfortable one, with glasses...
[PROFILE] AURORE OUNJIAN AKA NO ALLOWANCE PHOTOGRAPHY

[PROFILE] AURORE OUNJIAN AKA NO ALLOWANCE PHOTOGRAPHY

A mundane reality was never on the cards for Aurore Ounjian, whose camera is like a gumball machine, gathering colour and spitting out something sweet. Usually, Aurore is a guitarist-for-hire from Brooklyn, touring for most months of the year. When she’s not shredding on guitar, Aurore’s photography occupies her spare time, working under the name:...
[EVENT REVIEW] ADELAIDE’S LADY BURRA BREWHOUSE LAUNCHES OUTDOOR DINING AREA IN TIME FOR FRINGE FESTIVITIES AND MAD MARCH

[EVENT REVIEW] ADELAIDE’S LADY BURRA BREWHOUSE LAUNCHES OUTDOOR DINING AREA IN TIME FOR FRINGE FESTIVITIES AND MAD MARCH

Thursday night welcomed the launch of Lady Burra Brewhouse’s newly renovated deck and outdoor dining area, and energy levels were high! Lady Burra has been operating as the Adelaide CBD’s only in-house micro-brewery for three years in Topham Mall, winning national awards for their brewing craftsmanship. With a hope to maintain their popularity, they have...
[LIST] CONSUMERS WITH A CONSCIENCE: 3 ETHICAL AND SUSTAINABLE BRANDS TO WATCH

[LIST] CONSUMERS WITH A CONSCIENCE: 3 ETHICAL AND SUSTAINABLE BRANDS TO WATCH

It’s no surprise that TEO likes it when people, brands and shops do things a little differently. Especially when the difference is for an ethical and sustainable purpose. It’s all too easy for us to lose touch with reality when it comes to how products are created. But if we invest in the right businesses,...
[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PAUL KELLY WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE EARLE AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

[LIVE MUSIC REVIEW] PAUL KELLY WITH SPECIAL GUEST STEVE EARLE AT ADELAIDE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

Wednesday night saw Aussie legend Paul Kelly launch into his first Adelaide set of his 2017 ‘Life is Fine’ tour, joined by a stellar lineup of special guests: folk-rock icon Steve Eearle and alt-indie newcomers Middle Kids. Middle Kids kicked off the night with ‘Fire In Your Eyes,’ a track off their newly released self-titled...
[ALBUM REVIEW] NECROMANDUS’ SELF-TITLED ALBUM

[ALBUM REVIEW] NECROMANDUS’ SELF-TITLED ALBUM

The story of Necromandus began in North West England, where Bill Branch (vocals), Barry Dunnery (guitarist), Dennis McCarten (bassist) and Frank Hall (drummer) met in the late 1960s. With connections to Black Sabbath, the band were plunged into Birmingham with a record deal. They hoped to release their self-titled debut album in 1973 but a...
[PREMIERE] FREE FROM BURDEN RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

[PREMIERE] FREE FROM BURDEN RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR SINGLE ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

Having only formed in 2012, fledgling Adelaidian band, Free From Burden is looking to make their mark in the music community. Their debut music video features ‘Bats & Butterflies,’ the track described by frontman Conor Deery as the “standout” of their 2016 EP A Tale of Bats and Butterflies. The song begins quite mellow, accompanied...
[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

Local SA band Free From Burden is running on a high after releasing their first EP. Conor Deery (lead vocals/guitar), Josh Jackson-Drewett (bass) and Sebastian Morrison (lead guitar) released A Tale of Bats and Butterflies late last year, and are about to debut their first music video. The EP is layered with soft piano sounds,...