Eleventh Hour – the movie

Out Feb 13th. Pre-order here.

Issue 5 in stores 13th Feb – that’s next Monday by my calculations


Issue 5 is an absolute beauty – we are immensely proud of it.

Pre-order here and have delivered to your porch or perhaps your common mailbox area for you inner-city apartment dwellers – either way the lazy and intelligent option for any contemporary thinker.

Featuring Dan Kelly, John Birmingham, Sebastian Meyer, Thomas Henning, Eric Hanson, soda_jerk, Toby Schmitz, Michael Bracewell, Ralph Myers, Jenny Kee, Lillian O’Neil, Amelia Stein, Prudence Murphy, James Harney, Bonny Cassidy, Ben Ezra, Jess Cook, Rosita Holmes, Camilla Tadich, Øivin Horvei, Joseph Bowman, Deborah May Birch, Camilla Palmer, Mark Sutton and Hugh Nichols.

Oh lord – the draft covers of issue 1 (2008)

The covers that look professional were designed by Eirian Chapman.

The artwork is Civilians United by Tom Civil.

Ah the good old days.

Buy a sub for a pal this Yuletide

C L I C K   T O   G E T   I N V O L V E D  

Indie publishing in Brooklyn

Care of hyperallergic.com.

Read the rest of the article here.

Ampersand nominated for a SMAC Award

Every year, FBi Radio conducts the SMAC Awards – Sydney’s truly interesting annual awards, given to the artists, musos, venues, promoters, creators and culture makers who keep the city’s creative heart beating. The SMACs exist to award originality, creativity and innovation: to celebrate the leaders, thinkers and doers of Sydney.

We are very chuffed to be nominated in the Best Collective category.

And we need your vote! Click here to wield your democratic power and give a shout on our behalf.

Many thanks to you, and to FBi.

Response to ‘Perth, Australia’ (issue 4)

By Gemma Weston at OK Gallery, Perth.

Eleventh Hour

Photo by Sebastian Meyer

Incredible night of balladeering at Fbi Social

This is such a brilliant idea. There will be more of these.

More pictures here.

Bush Ballads night this Friday! Fbi Social, Kings Cross

“There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
That the colt from old Regret had got away,
And had joined the wild bush horses – he was worth a thousand pound,
So all the cracks had gathered to the fray.
All the tried and noted riders from the stations near and far
Had mustered at the homestead overnight,
For the bushmen love hard riding where the wild bush horses are,
And the stock-horse snuffs the battle with delight.”

YES MY FRIENDS! The night you have been dreaming of. A night of passionate tales of the drover, of the swagman, of the rust and the dust and the wattle and redcoats and the whisky.

6–8pm, Fbi Social, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney
Facebook event here

Jess Cook // Zoe Coombs Marr // Eddie Sharp // Thomas Henning // Daniel Stacey // Alice Gage // With an open mic to finish off the night, so BYO ballads.
AND TIN SPARROW will close the night with a live broadcast.

Free! With a bushranger beard gift on entry.