Listen to the first episode of our podcast!

We’re taking our first steps into the world of audio communication with our very own podcast series – hear the first offering right here. Bridging the gap between our online platform and the biannual print zine, we’re super excited to be exploring the world of podcasts with an eight part series getting under the skin...

What Makes Us, Dream Wife

In the beginning, Dream Wife was meant to be more of an experiment than a band — a way of exploring femininity, women in music and feminist communities through the guise of a girl group. Parodying tropes found in manufactured pop music, each member — Rakel Mjoll, Isabella Podpadec and Alice Go — embodied a...

What Makes Me

Being a Londoner can feel full of contradictions. Allure versus angst. Style versus stress. Are the rent prices really worth it? Is the status of an Oyster card — and our Oyster card holders  — worth belonging to one of the most creative cultures and fashion forward cities in the world? Represented in films and...

Realms Vs Alice Go: NewBorn Remix

Inspired by a family of blood and non blood sisters and a tube ride, Realms’ new song ‘NewBorn’ tells the story of seven sisters who come to earth to protect womankind. Realms is the project of Brighton-based musician Alexa Povey and this new track of hers is a mesmerising meld of heavy guitar riffs and...

Iceland Airwaves

It has been such an intense end to the year it’s hard to believe Iceland Airwaves was a whole November ago, but the photos are here to prove it. The five days of Reykjavik’s biggest music festival felt like a blissful bubble of music, energy and creativity, and we discovered enough new bands to last us...

Ones To Watch: Iceland Airwaves

This week our Music Editor Luna Cohen-Solal travels to Reykjavik to find out what’s cool and fresh (literally!) at Iceland Airwaves. Here are her tips for the most exciting acts on the line-up, both official and off schedule. Dream Wife  Dream Wife are a brilliant band from Iceland and England and they happen to be...

Here’s What Went Down at Our First Birthday Party…

[cycloneslider id=”3113″] On the 26th of September Haggerston’s hub of disco and drag, The Glory, played host to a trailblazing squad of girls and guys, gathered in their best party gear in celebration of one amazing year of Polyester in print. Kicking off at midday, we saw some of Polyester’s most loved contributors – including our...

Play Time Playlist! Vol. 1, Its Our Birthday.

This time of year comes with an overwhelming sense of change, (my hair is freshly seaweed turquoise), and the dire need to buy a shit load of new stationery (scented gel pens anyone?). That’s September for you, c ya l8r summer – it’s back to school and back to work. Oi. None of that doom...