Writing rap

Working with the MIDI files created from old music scores for Libraryhack, former Catalyst, Andrei, and Nick from Elements Hiphop Workshops, crowded into Lab 3 with a group of seven young MCs from QPASTT to lay down some beats. After a couple of hours of putting pen to paper with Nick, each of the crew …

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NAIDOC Inala

I rocked up to Inala’s NAIDOC Family Fun Day at Wests Inala Football club with a bag full of cameras and sunblock. I got there a little early so pulled up under a tree with a frozen lemonade and sat back to enjoy the sunshine and cool breeze.  I was pleasantly surprised by a soundtrack …

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fRETfEST brings the noise

Intro to music recording is the first of the Bread and Butter workshops to kick off at The Edge this week. Providing the sweet sounds for the L-plate audio engineers will be special guest Simon Thomas, part of the all Australian, all amazing acoustic music lineup at this year’s fRETfEST. At the tender young age …

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Indigenous Hip-hop

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that some of the links in this article may contain images and voices of deceased people. When I think Hip-hop I think MC Hammer pants and kids doing the worm on street corners with a burst fire hydrant in the background. It was a part of the …

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Interview with Jaymen Drahm, Fresh Elements Dance

Ok, so I’ve been going to the odd class at Fresh Elements Dance in an attempt to see if an over 30’s body can move as fast as an under 25’s. It’s been amusing and I’ve picked up a few decent moves for the dance floor, though I’ll have to settle for performing them at …

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Tinian’s Boy cut latest clip at The Edge

    You don’t have to look far to find new and interesting projects happening at the Edge. Our Screen and Sound Lab often has editors working on a variety of different things, including short films, documentaries and corporate work. Music clips are commonly being worked on as well, but not often do you see […]


Upcoming Exhibition

It can sometimes be an uphill battle in terms of getting your artwork out there in the community and it has been a long road for Louis Leigh-Lucas, an artist who has been planning his solo exhibition since last year. Louis will drop into the Edge occasionally to say hello between working hard on getting […]


Tinian’s Boy cut latest clip at The Edge

    You don’t have to look far to find new and interesting projects happening at the Edge. Our Screen and Sound Lab often has editors working on a variety of different things, including short films, documentaries and corporate work. Music clips are commonly being worked on as well, but not often do you see …

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Libraryhack winners announced

After more than 11 000 downloads of data made available by participating state and national libraries more than 150 entries were generated for the Libraryhack competition. Many of these entries will now be added to the collections of libraries across Australia and the National Library of New Zealand. Of these 150 entries, the following winners …

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Design winners announced

A big congratulations to the winners of the Queensland Premier’s Design Awards, announced last night at an award ceremony hosted by Minister Nolan at The Edge. The 2011 Smart State Design Fellow Nicola Lloyd of Lloyd Grey Design, was awarded $40,000 in recognition for her work in developing the Queensland design culture through her business, …

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