Saturday, March 15, 2014

LISTENING PARTY #1: Shimmy Sundays

I've had my boogie this weekend, paired with (too much) alcohol and some unfortunate/regrettable moments.
Now its time to swallow my pride and finally admit it, I'm tired. Its Sunday afternoon, I'm hungover and running on 2 hours of sleep. The feeling resembles the sugar highs I use to comedown from after a 10th birthday party with blue Ice cream cake and disappointing party bags. You know the feeling. So these weekly posts are going out to you guize. Imma find a fresh tune, get in Bill & Ted's phone booth to bring back an old relic and finally steal a song too. Three songs, have a Listening party like those rappers do when they release a new line of sneakers. Wait, I mean when they release an album, silly me. (It's the same though, right?) And so begins my bid to blog about music, hopefully I don't embarrass myself too much.

So here's a steaming fresh tune. Andre Bratten, a just as fresh dude from Norway. Oh its just scrumptious. I picture myself loose as a goose on the D-floor of a warehouse rave embarrassing myself and not caring. Until the next morning when the photo tags start rolling in. 

So I stole this remix of a cover from an all knowing, always on the ball (when it comes to music) dude. What? Whatever, it's Daughter's cover of 'Get Lucky' by Daft punk and remixed by Shadow Child. That was a mouthful.

And lastly, have a Freak. A Freak Like Me. 

Nine Inch Nails & Queens of the Stone Age 6th March

Yeah. I got to see these heavyweights perform back to back in my own hometown. I may have had fun, whatever.
The air was thick with the smell of damp t-shirts, watered down beer and lit buds. Once you got over the fact that you were at one point in the night going to be covered in beer, have your face grazed across a sweaty back, and be punched somewhere, you would have been in for a night. Before commenting on the delicious set these guys performed, I have to hand it to the crowd. They were absolutely throbbing, and I have bruises, but oh god it was so much fun. I've been in some terrible mosh pits in my time, and this was probably the most considerate, caring pit of people I have the pleasure to share a show with. 
Now, the music. It was so entirely refreshing to watch artists play tight, timely sets. No encores, no revolving stages, no confetti canons. They came on stage, played brilliantly and left.  And it was one of the best sets I've watched, and, I've been to every Gaga show in Sydney. 
So all in all, well done NIN and QotSA, I commend you on your musical expertise, PLEASE COME BACK AGAIN. 

Sorry for the shocking iPhone photos, and here's an additional picture of me sipping free champagne before heading in. Is this picture be the correct application of the term 'Ballin'? #Discuss 

White halter top | Choker | BDG Supa high-waisted jeans | Doc Martens 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Spiritual celebration of a Dance legend: I'M WITH AJAX @ Club 77 22nd February

Mind, body, spirit and soul were bathed in luscious rave anthems. It was certainly a night of tribute that the
late dance legend AJAX would have been proud of. DJ Damage, Jamie Doom, Dangerous Dan, Gus Da Hoodrat and  Double Nolan, with their DJ powers combined it was a delicious, rave-y, sweaty, and very rare night. Please stop now if you're already jealous, because I'm just going to make it worse. Holllaaa. 
The queues were around the corner, but it was so worth the wait. With songs like MR OIZO's 'Cut Dick' (if you haven't heard this check it out NOW) and Tiga's Remix of Märtini Brös's 'Big & Dirty', being dropped, it just became too much goodness for me to handle.
Not to mention they were flipping records and all wearing matching 'I'M WITH AJAX' tees. 
Everyone at some point in the night was able to scream/cry/laugh/yell 'OH MY GOD THIS IS MY FAVORITE
SONG EVER'. Which just added to the overall joy of the night.
Lots of shirtlessness, lots of killer tracks, lots of fake flowers lots of everything good really. 



Velvet Open back top | Micheal Kors boyf watch | Media MAC lipstick | Topshop PVC skirt | ZU platform sandals 

Photos by Voena 

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Louisahhh!!! x Maelstrom @ MOTORIK 15th February

It seems like just yesterday I drunkly stumbled into my first Motorik, to see the leading lady of Techno herself, Louisahhh!!!. This time we were short of a secret warehouse, but the Tunes were still scrumptious and the patrons still absolutely thriving from the the XTC, NRG etc etc. Louisahhh!!! and Maelstrom took to the decks at 2am, by then, things had taken a turn for the turnt up. The crowd was more than pleased to finally have their minds, bodies and souls assaulted with house-music-all-night-long. It was a 3 hour set. 3 HOURS OF TECHO GOODNESS, or should I say GOONness. Bangers were dropped, left right and center, absolute bangers of tracks were neatly slid into their set. Canblasters remix of Funkin Matt feat Teki Latex's Get Loose, Jubilee & Burt Fox's Keys Wallet Phone, Louisahhh!!! & Maelstrom's Make It Happen, just to name a few. 
When it all finally came to an end, the sun was out, the patrons were wired and I was done with lyf. At some point in the night I met Louisahhh!!! and I don't remember the exact conversation I had with her, but I'm sure I would have been yelling the whole time, and also said something along the lines of "FSDDOSDFSEODSyouareamazing".

Black was my color of choice, to reflect the emptiness of my soul and because I was too lazy to coordinate any sort of color scheme. 


Obviously the joy was too much for me to handle #toomuch



Black mesh trimmed dress | 90s choker | Gold body chain | Fluffy thing bag | Blue Kimchi bralette 
Photos: Voena and a little bit of editing from me.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

MOTORIK | ULTRAVIOLET 18th January ☯

First one of the year, and probably the sweatiest of the year too. Not only did we get to celebrate the launch of Francis Xavier's Chastised and Canonised EP, but also Wordlife's Club Strobe EP. Well. That's a little bit fun. 
I had a little bit of fun too, some would say #toomuch, but that's what this is all about, right? Anyway, the warehouse space was snazzy and ravey and pulsing, and most of all, SECRET. Well, until everyone knew. 
They warned us, and it did marinate you, not only in your own perspiration, but in scrumptious, groovy, techno tunes. The music was all groovy, all absorbing and most of all UNTZ-y as hell. As always. Oh, and it was also a UV rave, which meant WHITE, and also some questionable smears and smudges across peoples faces, and also the bathroom sinks.
Lads and bitches, I give you, three consecutive photographs of me drinking Patron XO out of a Slush Puppie cup. Hashtag WHY.



White halter crop | Subtitled Plaid Shirt | Micheal Kors Boyf watch | Bardot leather gym shorts | American Apparel white bralette 
Photos: Voena & Backyard Opera 

Saturday, February 1, 2014

DⒶS BUNKER @ Los Angeles

OKAY, this is a very late post. I would apologize but I'm not sorry, I'm as sorry as Justin Beiber for drag racing and driving under the influence (insert Beiber bash comment here).
Anyway, I had the lucky chance to attend Das Bunker, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. This place is the prime place for the illest industrial, goth-y goodness music and people. It was also the LAST NIGHT of this iconic hub, and I got to be there. Welly, welly, welly, loving lyf.
It was a sick/ill/dope night, because besides getting my cousins completely trashed (sorry not sorry), making new friends of the night and experiencing the real Los Angeles night streets, I came home, and didn't smell like the floor of a bar and stale cigarettes.The place was oddly clean.


American Apparel Sheer red Tee | Golden 'RAD' Necklace | Gold embroidered Bomber | Urban Outfitters Triangle Lace Bralette 

Friday, January 10, 2014

Bralette Banter

The summer essential; the Bralette. An accompanying summer thang seems to be the sheer shirt, so why not pair it with a perfect bralette underneath. That's the point of a sheer top right?
ft. Lipstick red, Cheeta & Pearly white American Apparel Bralettes, Jet black and Ruby red Urban Outfitter Bralettes and Fleshy Sass & Bide Bralette.