AUTOMATED: Honi Soit Writing Competition
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Balinese Shower Boards and Springsteen

Kirin J Callinan’s debut album Embracism, released in June, has been met with near-universal praise on a critical level while simultaneously presenting its contemporaries with an intricate, experimental, and challenging work to match. Embracism mediates between Callinan’s trademark sonic experimentation, cathartic ballads, and nostalgic reminiscing, to electronic influences quite absent in his previous work.  All…

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An interview tangentially related to The National

The National have always been a ‘band of brothers’: Bryce and Aaron Dessner, Bryan and Scott Devendorf, and then there’s Matt Berninger. The group’s towering frontman is the sole figure of the band lacking a ‘brother’. He’s not an only child, as many might assume; his brother just prefers heavy metal. Tom Berninger, the younger…

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The time I met Ali Jafari

Ali Jafari was granted asylum in Australia but returned to a detention after an incorrect security assessment. Before the assessment could be corrected, Jafari died in detention. Jeremy Elphick met the man whom Australia’s detention system failed.

The Act of Killing
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The Act of Killing

Indonesia is geographically adjacent to us and has a population of 238 million people, as well as a government that celebrates and endorses the mass murdering of more than half a million people that occurred between 1965 and 1966.