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The First Black Metal Gig At Sydney’s Opera House: We Review Deafheaven

We salute whoever booked the Californian metal band to play Australia's most iconic music venue.
Kate Hennessy
6.3.16
Features

Oneohtrix Point Never Wants to Make You Hallucinate

We caught up with Daniel Lopatin ahead of his performances at Sydney's VIVID this month.
Jemma Cole
5.3.16
Gaming

The Five Most Overlooked Video Game Good Guys

We already know that a whole bunch of games characters are colossal dickheads. But these ones, not so much.
Mike Diver
3.17.16
Film

Sydney's a City of Rainbows in This 4K Projection Mapping Timelapse

Film editor Matthew Vandeputte captures the multi-night spectaculars of one of the world's biggest light festivals.
Sami Emory
6.30.15
Festivals 2015

Vivid Festival Diary

Musician Roy Molloy shares his experiences from each day of Sydney's festival of light, music and ideas.
Roy Molloy
6.17.15
squarepusher

Squarepusher Totally Mind-Fucked Everyone At Sydney's Vivid Festival

Sydney Opera House was pushed to the absolute limit.
Jemma Cole
6.1.15
VICE vs Video games

The Greatest Moments of ‘Final Fantasy,' Part 1

This is going to be a bumper year for Final Fantasy fans, so here's a guide to some of the most memorable scenes from the 28-year-old franchise so far.
Aoife Wilson
3.24.15
Stuff

Behind the Scenes at Vivid's Porn Star Radio Channel

Vivid, one of the largest porn studios in the country, has a 24-hour XM radio station. I spent a day in the studio and found the whole thing surprisingly cool.
Allegra Ringo
11.21.14
tech

The Internet Turned Porn Star Jelena Jensen into an Entrepreneur

The 21st century is a grim time to screw on camera for money. To stay profitable, porn star Jelena Jensen has taken control of her professional digital presence.
Sophie Saint Thomas
8.31.14
Stuff

Meet the Married Couple That Designs Your Favorite Porn Parodies' Sets

When we think about porn sets, we automatically picture white leather couches and nauseating pieces of art tacked up on white walls, but thanks to the married couple that designs the sets for Vivid's parody pornos, the porn industry is undergoing a...
Zach Sokol
7.20.14
Stuff

Is Farrah Abraham the Last Outsider Artist?

The 'Teen Mom' star created a critically acclaimed noise album and a bizarre erotic novel.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.5.14
Stuff

Porn Kingpin Steven Hirsch Believes Tube Sites Are Good for the Porn Industry

Porn stars have started an online campaign to convince people to stop using tube sites, but Steven Hirsch, the porn tycoon who brought us the Kim Kardashian sex tape, thinks they should stop their fight and work with the tube sites instead.
Sophie Saint Thomas
6.7.14
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