ANNIE TOLLER | editor |
Annie (@anniethel) is a freelance writer & copyeditor living in Melbourne.
Real job: Young retiree
Now playing: Palm Springs, Two Steps on the Water, David West, Loose Tooth, Laura Jean, Alex Cameron, Bec Sandridge, Amateur Dance, Power, Low Life, Shocking Pinks
Guilty pleasure record: Drake – discography. People don’t seem to feel guilty about this anymore, but I think we should.
MADELEINE LAING | editor |
I like shouting and dancing, the Brisbane bands that’ll never get booked for Bigsound, and the Melbourne bands that sound like they could be from Brisbane.
Now playing: California Girls, Bent, Clever, Sydney 2000, Pleasure Symbols, EXEK
Guilty pleasure record: All the Ryan Adams stuff you can cry to.
MELISSA TAN | editor at large|
Wordsmith, karaoke champ. Tweets at @culturefiasco.
Real job: Anti-social social media
Currently listening to: Figures, Fazerdaze, The Outside Inn
Guilty pleasure record: Led Zeppelin I – III.
BEC CAPP | visual editor |
Hello! I am studying a Master of Art Curatorship in Melbourne, which means I can be wonderfully pretentious. Photography and music are my favourite things. Who The Hell is where two become one (I need some love like I never needed love before).
Real job: You can ride the dolewave longer than you think
Now playing: GL
Guilty pleasure record: Beyonce – Dangerously In Love
ROBBIE INGRISANO| ‘MAPCAST’ host
From Sydney, love music. I’ve successfully failed at succeeding as a musician in my own right but that hasn’t stopped me from seeking and promoting new music that grabs me. I’m especially passionate about hearing what’s going on in the DIY music scene overseas through the Music Alliance Pact of which WTH is fortunate enough to be part of. So much music, so little time.
Real job: I freelance in TV broadcasting gigs. You got something for me? Gimme gimme gimme gimme.
Now playing: Lovely Head/
Guilty pleasure record: T. A .T .U – They’re not gonna get us, not gonna get ussssssss.
ANGUS TAIT | designer |
Angus makes web sites and apps from a studio car park on Flinders Lane. He will usually listen to any kind of viral swing tune, hardcore truck jam, or something with one string. Who the Hell is currently the only site he has not deleted from the server by mistake.
Real job: Design & dev.
Currently listening to: Ben Frost – F a R
Guilty pleasure record: Kimbra – Vows
NICK KENNEDY | writer
Nicholas (@nickkennedy) is a Melbourne based freelance writer and music person.
Now Playing: The Ocean Party, OMNI, Total Control, Lucy Roleff, Zone Out, Xiu Xiu
Guilty Pleasure Record: The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance which is the greatest concept album ever released and anyone else is wrong.
RYAN SAAR | writer
I am a 19 year old writer from Sydney, which means I ooze pretentiousness and sass. I love pop culture references, and if you think of that Greedo shot first, you can get out.
Real job: Student. Hopelessly dependent on the kindness of others.
Now playing: TV Colours, Blank Realm, The Gooch Palms
Guilty pleasure record: Any ballad.
GREG STONE | writer |
Greg is a musician based in Sydney. He manages independent record label Feral Media (@feralmedia) and occasionally writes stuff about music.
Real job: Vaudevillian
Now playing: Kane Ikin, Making, Tangents, Kirin J Callinan, 0point1, Setec, Reuben Ingall
Guilty pleasure record: Sophie B. Hawkins – ‘Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover’
ED GORWELL | photographer |
Ed Gorwell is a photographer from Melbourne.
Real Job: Student-dishpig-babysitter
Now Playing: Jen Cloher, Harvey Sutherland, Ausmuteants, Queen Magic
Guilty pleasure record: M People – Elegant Slumming
GRACE PASHLEY | writer |
Spreading the dolewave gospel throughout Austin, Texas (via Brisbane, Australian Texas).
Real Job: The best thing about being on a student visa is that it validates my unemployment.
Now Playing: SZA, Seekae, Lower Plenty, anything that Spinning Top Records touches.
Guilty pleasure record: all Mariah Carey. Ariana Grande.
ALAN WEEDON | writer / photographer |
Alan Weedon is a Melbourne-based freelance writer and photographer. He edits nonfiction for Voiceworks Magazine and is the designer and co-editor of RMIT University’s student publication, Catalyst. With no spare time, he contributes to Who The Hell and is also trying to finish a Bachelor of Journalism, too. He tweets: @alnwdn.
Manic student media editor / personal shopper (the two go hand in hand, really).
Currently listening to:
All of the progressive R’n’B, all of the ‘gender queer’ rap. What even is urban music anymore?
Guilty pleasure record:
Anything that makes me feel like the whitest boy alive (here’s looking at you, Missy Higgins).
BEN LEONARD | writer |
Ben (@bnlnrd) is a writer, musician, and radio host from Auckland, New Zealand. He has a very short attention span.
Real job: Wannabe historian
Now playing: DIIV, Fazerdaze, HEAVY, Caroles.
Guilty pleasure record: If I’m completely honest… Ronan Keating. Sorry.
CARL REDWOOD | writer |
Carl is a writer and musician from Auckland, New Zealand. He enjoys finding ways to broadly classify everything as psychedelic.
Real job: Consistently waking up dangerously early.
Now playing: The Frowning Clouds, Anthonie Tonnon, UMO, Astro Children, The Brunettes.
Guilty pleasure record: Robbie Williams – Ecapology
DENNIS DE CAIRES | writer |
Dennis De Caires is a nineteen year old film student from Sydney. When he’s not addressing himself in third person he writes stuff about music on the internet.
Real job: Student. Well…
Now playing: Day Ravies, GL, Kucka, Naked, Twerps
Guilty pleasure record: Anything New Romantic
Want to contribute? We’re looking for writers, photographers and designers who love Australian music. Drop us a line – firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOM MC MULLAN