RAMONA WORKSHOPS: PERIOD WITCHES

MY RECORD COLLECTION: Artist and musician PARKER reveals the inspirations behind her expansive creative mind

Writing by Molly McKew // PARKER is a visual artist and musician, and has just released her new single ‘Can’t keep waiting’ along with a cinematic and award winning video clip. The meditative, ambient track has been released at the same time as PARKER’s artist residency and exhibition ‘You, me and that other thing.’ We were lucky enough to get into the record collection of the incredible multidisciplinary artist.

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Q&A: Meet girl in red, aka Marie Ulven – the Norwegian teenager making vulnerable, catchy bedroom-pop

Writing by Molly Mckew // Marie Ulven, aka girl in red, started writing songs when she was 14, and at 19 is already being called a queer role model for teenagers around the world. In the past year, Ulven has toured in Europe and the U.S, and in October is coming to Australia for the first time, playing a show at Sydney’s Lansdowne Hotel on October 8. We love everything about girl in red, so were excited to get into the mind of the v. cool singer in the lead up to her Australian tour.

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Sydney band Georgia June nominate their all-time favourite albums

Writing by Molly Mckew // Sydney-based band Georgia June have just released their single ‘Try Again’, and are about to embark on a nation-wide tour to bring their energetic shows to the rest of Australia. Ramona is loving Georgia June’s soulful vocals and upbeat sound and is excited about their future! To get to know the members, we asked each to nominate their all-time favourite album.

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Montaigne’s political tracks for when you’re feeling the fury

Writing by Molly Mckew //  Montaigne’s hook-drenched pop has won over Australian hearts since she released her debut album Glorious Heights, which won her an ARIA award for best breakthrough artist. Her sophomore album COMPLEX is out on August 30, and we are already pumping her debut single, READY. Montaigne is proudly political, and we were excited to chat to her about her favourite feminist-fury charged tracks.

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Ainslie Wills – ‘Sometimes we’re up sometimes we’re down…a collection of albums for the undulating feels that life brings us.’

Writing by Molly Mckew // We are fairly obsessed with Ainslie Wills’ single ‘Fear of Missing Out’, and can’t wait for her sophomore album ‘All You Have is All You Need’ to be released this week. Ramona mag were lucky enough to get inside Ainslie’s record collection to discover Wills’ top five ‘albums for the undulating feels that life brings us.’

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Q&A: Ahead of her Melbourne tour, we chat to New Orleans art-jazz-pop singer Sasha Masakowski

Writing by Molly Mckew // Sasha Masakowski hails from New Orleans, and is bringing her brand of playful pop-jazz to Melbourne this week, where she will do a run of shows at the intimate Birds Basement. Sasha has just released her new album Art Market, which she recorded with a band of talented musos from her home town. Ramona were excited to speak to this uber-cool pop-jazz mastermind, grilling her about her upbringing, her musical heroes, and what to expect from her new album.

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