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"I want my Indian Headdress back!"

Following Splendour in the Grass over the weekend a favourite radio presenter of mine, Zan Rowe, posted a picture of a Splendour-goer wearing a long headdress accompanied with the caption, “Hey guys just sayin’… Culturally insensitive. 502 more words

Kudos Bass Coast Project

Bass Coast Project, which is taking place in Merritt BC, has taken a huge step forward. They have prohibited festival-goers from wearing Aboriginal war bonnets. As a chorus of 19 year old girls gasp in dismay, the move is both honorable and needed. 211 more words


Bass Coast Music Festival Bans Attendees from Wearing Native War Bonnets

In a public statement yesterday, Bass Coast Music Festival announced that attendees will be banned from wearing Native war bonnets. Making nationwide and international headlines, a massive debate has been sparked regarding freedom of expression and celebration versus cultural and historical rights. 574 more words

Music Festival

How to make a festival feather headdress

I’m going to Secret Garden Party tomorrow! After hearing fantastical stories of mystical hidden stages, colour parties, fancy dress fun and incredible line-ups,  it goes without saying that I’m… 492 more words



Recently old friend Simon Doonan (the fabulash Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys, New York whose latest book The Asylum is definitely worth a flick) drew my attention to this photograph of Kirsten Owen parading in Helmut Lang’s Spring/Summer 1995 show. 1,281 more words

2009 Musical Reflective

December 21, 2009
the year 2009 – albums (part three)

As I’ve been working on this, I’ve realized I’ve forgotten to add more albums and EPs than I originally thought. 1,507 more words