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Interview: Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré

I recently had the chance to catch up with Jeremy Bolm, frontman of post-hardcore band, Touché Amoré, ahead of their Brisbane show. They’re currently embarking on an Australian headline tour in support of their latest album, Stage Four. Jeremy and I spoke about the pros and cons of festivals, coffee, …

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Inspirations, Style and New Poetry Collections with Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a Toronto-based writer and artist, and is widely known for her viral Instagram menstrual photo and 2014 publication ‘milk and honey’. Ahead of her appearance at the Sydney Writer’s Festival, she took the time to speak with Blitz about her inspirations, style and upcoming book. Why poetry? …

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Interview: Katie Bird, UNSW Archives

Ever wondered what really lies down below the ground floor of the library? Blitz sat down with Head Archivist, Katie Bird to discuss the times of UNSW gone by. NB – there are alligators involved.  What does UNSW Archives do and why is it important? There are two reasons. Firstly, the UNSW …

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What did you do on your 10th Birthday? APRA Music Awards

What did you do on your 10th Birthday? Blitz @ APRA Music Awards

We went to the 2017 APRA Music Awards, and to celebrate Arc turning 10, asked a bunch of the musicians there what they did on their 10th birthday! From ice-cream cakes and Macca’s, to bowling and sleepovers, we heard some interesting things from Julia Jackson, Haley Mary (The Jezabels), Tkay …

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Five Things I’ve Learnt From UNSW

After failing Stats and a Psychology course TWICE, I finally switched degrees to something I enjoyed. In one semester I went from a WAM of barely 50 to 75. IT CAN BE DONE. But that’s not to say my relationship with Journalism has been an easy one. After the honeymoon …

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The Interview: Tired Lion

Hailing from Perth, laid-back grunge quartet, Tired Lion , have been enjoying a wave of hype since winning the national Triple J Unearthed Splendour in the Grass 2015 competition with their first single I Don’t Think You Like Me. Blitz chatted to enigmatic frontwoman, Sophie Hopes, about Splendour and the …

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The Volunteer Feature: Bike-ology

Blitz got the run down on Arc’s volunteer program Bike-ology with its program coordinator Thai Cam. They meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-2pm on the TKC Balcony (outside Arc Reception, off Basser Steps). Check them out here.  What is Bike-ology? Bike-ology provides a free Arc service where students teach students how …

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Blitz Chats to Laneway Festival Headliner, Benjamin Booker

Not long ago Benjamin Booker was writing for his student mag, now he’s touring with Jack White around America and about to do the rounds in Europe before heading downunder to headline Laneway Festival. We spoke to the rocky blues singer about his raunchy debut album as well as his …

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Is This How You Feel? Blitz Chats Up The Preatures

It’s fair to say Sydney band The Preatures have everyone talking. With two EPs, a whole host of award wins and a place in triple j’s Hottest 100 under their belt, the Aussie rock band have finally seen fit to release their debut album. We here at Blitz think it’s …

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Reset with The Presets

Aussie dance royalty The Presets are back and bigger than ever with a headline slot at Groovin the Moo to follow the release of their new single Goodbye Future. Blitz caught up with half of the genius duo, Kim Moyes, about their upcoming plans, collaborations and what fans can expect …

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Bliss n Eso Interview

MC Bliss chats with Blitz as we dissect the group’s latest album, upcoming tour, and plans for the future. What did you think of this particular album Circus In the Sky, especially in comparison to your previous albums? I think our albums always have a lot of variety to them, …

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Ask…Kanye

Feeling lost? Confused? Who better to turn to for advice than The Messiah himself? Dear Kanye, People keep interrupting me, how do I – Natalie Yo Natalie, I’m really happy for you, and imma let you finish, but that is the worst question of all time! People like Kanye West …

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Blitz Gets Stormy with Thundamentals

Adam Humphrey chats to Sydney’s fav hip hop lads about beards, triple j’s Hottest 100 and a prophetic apparition of Thor. Filmmakers — Dennis Nguyen & Adam Humphrey Producer — Tom Montefiore

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Blitz Hits On: Loon Lake

Loon Lake is all about having fun. The indie-rock band consisting of Tim Lowe, Daniel Bull and brothers Sam, Simon and Nick Nolan, released their debut album Gloamer last October and are fresh off a killer set at Big Day Out. Now preparing for Groovin’ the Moo in April/May, 2014 …

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Getting Goosebumps with R.L Stine

If you read about monsters, werewolves, demented dummies, lizard people and other horrors as a child, chances are those stories were bought to you by none other than R.L. Stine. The legendary author of the Goosebumps series has sold more than 400 million copies worldwide. This week, he agreed to …

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