One of the most defining indie outfits of the past decade, Florence + The Machine have just dropped their highly-anticipated third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. What’s more, they’re set to return to our shores, writes Garrett Bithell.
Set between the wars in no specific country, Sport for Jove’s (SPJ) Merchant of Venice, manages to pull off the tricky balancing act that is making the play entertaining while not endorsing the hateful attitudes of the characters.
The rise of modern technology is giving more and more people the opportunity to have their voice heard. This can have its downfalls, but in the case of podcast Bring a Plate, it's good thing, and as a result they've been asked to record their podcast live for the Emerging Writers Festival in Melbourne next week.