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Politics
Negative Gearing: Who Wins?

In the absence of a consensus among Australians, negative gearing merely remains in the hands of those who form government. While the discussion has not only raised affordability concerns but accessibility questions too, negative gearing will surely continue to spark a public debate for the foreseeable future.

North Korea opens up talks without precondition

Joint military drills between the US and South Korea are due to begin in April and have been described by North Korea’s state media news agency as a “threat” and harmful to reconciliation efforts.

How democracy encouraged terrorism in Indonesia

Indonesia is cited as the vanguard of democratic resurgence- but these ‘waves of democracy’ have brought ashore the sticky debris of radicalisation.

Fighting silence, denial and repression in Iran

United for Iran’s app opening up the discussion about sexual abuse of children

Social issues
NSW Health Funds Scholarships for Indigenous Doctors

Funding for new scholarships supporting Indigenous medical students studying at University of New South Wales Sydney (UNSW) were announced by the NSW Health Minister last Tuesday.

Girls Rock! The Music Scene

Remember watching Camp Rock when you were younger? Well, the Girls Rock! Group has been making that film a reality world-wide and now they are heading to Perth!

Reviews
Spacey Jane Play at Badlands Bar

Have you guys heard of Spacey Jane? Yeah me neither. It wasn’t until a friend invited me to gig of theirs tomorrow night, giving no other insight other then the fact that their a local indie rock band, which truth be told, was enough info for me to agree to go…

Echo Drama: Give it a Listen!

Echo Drama is the Melbourne group of nine who are renowned for their well-mastered combination of Dub, Reggae and Hip-Hop.

Film Review: Solo

The film stars Alden Ehrenriech as the iconic Star Wars character Han Solo in a heist-type thriller. He teams up with his iconic partner in crime, Chewbacca, and we follow the pair through a galaxy far, far away in a time years before A New Hope.

Spotlight unlocked for Perth filmakers

Hard-working filmmakers and animators within the Perth suburbs got the spotlight at one of very few short film festivals.

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
Spacey Jane Play at Badlands Bar

Have you guys heard of Spacey Jane? Yeah me neither. It wasn’t until a friend invited me to gig of theirs tomorrow night, giving no other insight other then the fact that their a local indie rock band, which truth be told, was enough info for me to agree to go…

Sevsons Release New Single!

West Sydney alt-rock band Sevsons have become a noteworthy talent in the local alt-rock community through their ability to produce thoughtful lyrics and enchanting melodies in their songs and their new single ‘Evolution’ is no different.

J’adore le chat

Listening to Black Magic simply made me realise that I didn’t even know how to say hello in even one of my country’s many native tongue(s).

Blissing Me: A Review

Whether you’re a Björk fan or not, you can’t deny that even at her 10th album she continues to push the boundaries of her listeners’ expectations and expand the folktronica scene.

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 [ … ]