RAMONA WORKSHOPS: PERIOD WITCHES

FEATURE: NT indie-rock queen Stevie Jean on her first and finest musical inspiration – Led Zeppelin’s ‘Mothership’.

Writing by Molly Mckew // Ramona Mag are lucky enough to launch our series on great albums in musical history with Darwin singer-songwriter Stevie Jean giving us the low-down on her first musical inspiration, Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits compilation, Mothership. 

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FEATURE: How do you become a DJ? We interviewed six female and GNC DJs to find out how they did it (Part 2)

Writing by Molly McKew // In this two-part series we chat to 6 female and GNC DJs about how they got into this uber-cool hobby, and for some, full-time profession. In part two, we chat to DJ Shimmy Barnes, DJ Ginger Light and PBS’s Emma Peel. They give us the low down on what they do, how they cultivated their sound, and we provide you with a bumper list of female and GNC DJs to get your ears into! 

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FEATURE: How do you become a DJ? We interviewed six female and GNC DJs to find out how they did it (Part 1)

Writing by Molly McKew // In this two-part series we chat to 6 female and GNC DJs about how they got into this uber-cool hobby, and for some, full-time profession. In part one, we chat to RRR’s Kate Kingsmill, the extremely glam TANZER, and DJ Airhorn Mami, who moved to Melbourne from Peru when she was 18. They give us the low down on what they do, how they cultivated their sound, and we provide you with a bumper list of female and GNC DJs to get your ears into! 

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MY RECORD COLLECTION: Kira Puru’s records for friendships, break-ups and moments in time

Writing by Molly McKew // Total babe Kira Puru has just released her new single, the cracking Fly, from her self-titled EP, and will be on an Australia wide headline tour this November and December – as well as performing at Canberra’s Spilt Milk festival in November (headlined by Childish Gambino himself!). An insta stalk of this babe reveals a political consciousness as well as eclectic aesthetics and v. good insta stories. We were lucky enough to delve into her bio to be taken on a journey of the albums that shaped her 20s. 

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FEATURE: We meet the incredible Emily Wurramara and Alice Skye, nominees for the 2018 National Indigenous Music Awards

Writing by Molly Mckew // The National Indigenous Music Awards are this week – and to celebrate we were lucky enough to chat to two boss Indigenous women who are up for an award. We talk the importance of celebrating Indigenous Australian artists, issues facing Indigenous women in the music biz, and get some tips on who we should be listening to this year. And make sure to check out the NIMA playlist to hear some the best Indigenous music talent around!

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Ruby’s Monthly Playlist: Winter time love

Writing by Ruby Jones // Illustration by Joy Gomez Kolber // Our playlist extraordinaire Ruby Jones is back with her definitive winter playlist – the perfect collection of tracks for a cosy winter’s day, with just you and the sound of wind and rain. And if you’re in the midst of summer, this playlist will help you to craft the insular winter vibe you’ve been craving.

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