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Politics
The Part .v. the Whole

A whole does not equal a part, just as a part does not equal a whole. This is an attitude clearly not believed by Australian leaders, who, in the midst of yet another attack on Melbourne streets, seem to be once again taking the actions of one man as gospel when it comes to the Islam religion.

Young, Future Politicians, Listen Up!

Have some political opinions you want heard? This contest is for you! If you’ve turned on a television in the past month, you’ll know our political climate is a little up-and-down at the moment. But imagine if you could make your voice heard on the big stage. Parliament House, to be exact.

Barney for President!

Want something different and hilarious to watch? Well here’s something: How about taking a look at Made in Amerika, an online series released early this August on YouTube and Facebook featuring President Barney.

Child killed in Kabul bombing near Australian embassy

A 12-year-old girl was killed and 22 injured after a car bomb exploded near the Australian Embassy in Kabul on Friday with the death toll is expected to rise.

Social issues
The Part .v. the Whole

A whole does not equal a part, just as a part does not equal a whole. This is an attitude clearly not believed by Australian leaders, who, in the midst of yet another attack on Melbourne streets, seem to be once again taking the actions of one man as gospel when it comes to the Islam religion.

Success for the Big Spring Clean 2018!

On Saturday October 6, Vinnies, Red Cross Shops, Salvos Stores and DoSomething launched the first national ‘Big Spring Clean’ clothing drive. Organisers encouraged people to take good-quality unwanted clothing down to their local op shop on the day.

Reviews
Hear the Perth Hip-Hop Scene Heating Up!

Western Australia is home to a diverse range of musicians and artists. The hip-hop scene found in Perth is considered by the local talent to be largely influenced by the SBX crew that started up in the 1990’s. One Perth artist that is currently rising up through the ranks of “Aussie Hip-Hop” is Brad Cossington.

A Look into the Avant-Garde

‘Avant-Garde.’ A phrase derived from the French language meaning “fore-guard” or “vanguard,” it refers to people or works which challenge both the status quo of a certain time, and what is taught as the “norm” in society; the hope for deviation.

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – The True Ancient Egypt Experience

Ancient Egypt: a history which spans over 8,000 years, dating back to prehistoric settlements where life revolved around the Nile and the Roman conquest which saw the rise and fall of civilisations throughout Egypt. Fast forward to 49BC during the Ptolemaic period and the story of Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Kraftwerk’s Transition from Krautrock

Krautrock is a term that defines a German band that is formed by the fusion of influential late sixties psychedelic rock bands, like Pink Floyd and the Beatles.

About

The Colosoul Group Inc is a not-for-profit media and arts organisation with a 150-strong team of volunteers primarily based in Perth. Colosoul collaborates with others across Australia and internationally to produce a diverse range of publications, events, design and film projects which are created by and for our youth.

Music
Hear the Perth Hip-Hop Scene Heating Up!

Western Australia is home to a diverse range of musicians and artists. The hip-hop scene found in Perth is considered by the local talent to be largely influenced by the SBX crew that started up in the 1990’s. One Perth artist that is currently rising up through the ranks of “Aussie Hip-Hop” is Brad Cossington.

A Look into the Avant-Garde

‘Avant-Garde.’ A phrase derived from the French language meaning “fore-guard” or “vanguard,” it refers to people or works which challenge both the status quo of a certain time, and what is taught as the “norm” in society; the hope for deviation.

RTRFM’s Inaugural Spring Music Festival Takes Off in Fremantle

Ten of WA’s local talents will take to the stage at two of the city’s own venues, Fremantle’s newest live local music venue Rock Rover, and the newly revamped The Aardvark.

Single Review: Vegemite Sandwich by Jack Davies and The Bush Chooks

Fremantle locals Jack Davies and The Bush Chooks released their first single, Vegemite Sandwich, last Friday, and hosted their launch at Mojo’s bar later that night.

Environment
Early Trauma in Birds Linked to Stunted Human Development

A world-first Deakin study has revealed how early trauma in birds affects their ability to memorise songs that are crucial for their survival – and how this could have implications for human development.

Lab-Grown Meat: Would You Try It?

This is not a drill: lab-grown meat is becoming a thing. Well, nearly. And it’s been in the works for quite some time now. Remember when Winston Churchill predicted the mass production of meat through lab-grown techniques rather than animal slaughtering? Perhaps not, but let’s go back 87 years ago, to 1931.

Norway spends millions on Svalbard global seed bank

Although the vault was designed to withstand the end of the world, a sudden climb in temperature on the Spitsburg Island north of the Norwegian mainland caused the permafrost surrounding the vault to melt.

Australian Government returns remains of ‘Mungo Man’ to Indigenous community

After 40 years and a scientific breakthrough, the remains have been returned to their final resting place.

Wordplay
360 Live @ The Astor Theatre

360’s live show is an entire body experience. Playing songs that even I knew, such as Boys Like You, by the end there were songs which I found to enjoy which are on my playlist today, such as I’m Sorry and Tiny Angel, through sheer interest of lyrical content. For me, 360’s story is relatable and inspiring. 360 has a chat with the crowd about his battle with drugs and mentions he is 3 years clean. By this stage, I’m won.

Q&A with Thundamentals

“Poncho is my MFing boy – and it’s a tragedy that he isn’t around day to day with me anymore.”

Gig review: SETH SENTRY at the Rosemount Hotel, 29/12/2017

“The crowd seems to be dripping with anticipation.”

Fidelity Fest: a Wordplay review

Fidelity Festival was a well baked celebration with so much to share. From beginning to end, once I got a taste of Fidelity on my plate, there was no questioning [ … ]