Our Team

EMMA JONES

MANAGING EDITOR

Loves boogying, beers and Beyoncé – maybe not in that order.

CAITLIN MEDCALF

SUB-EDITOR/EDM/RADIO HOST + PRODUCER

No idea where she’ll be in 10 years, but as long as she has a good record and a glass of white wine, she’ll be sweet.

NICK LUKE

RADIO PRODUCER

One part Moonbase Commander, one part Purple Sneakers DJ, one part Purple Sneakers Radio producer – all parts good guy.

MARTIN NOVOSEL

FOUNDER/MANAGER

American Sports | British Cars | Australian Music | Purple Sneakers | Boundary Sounds | Musica Copa

RUBY MILES

RADIO HOST + PRODUCER

I would play literal garbage if it had a Missy Elliott verse on it

HANNAH GALVIN

SUB-EDITOR

Really good at curating Spotify playlists. Not so good at completing a uni degree. Responds to Habbah.

WEBSITE

TED DWYER

SUB-EDITOR/EDITORIAL PR

Not actually a dad, but behaves like one

ABBEY LENTON

SUB-EDITOR

If you ever spot a girl daggy dancing her way around Sydney’s dirty D-Floors, you can bet your bottom dollar that girl is Abbey Lenton.

FREYA SIMMONS

SUB-EDITOR

Ex-con(servatorium) music nerd sharing some cents.

HOLLY O’NEILL

SUB-EDITOR

Does a bit of DJing, a bit of producing and now, a bit of writing too.

JACKSON LANGFORD

SUB-EDITOR

One time Lana Del Rey pinched Jackson on the bum and therefore he’s qualified to write about music.

LAUREN PAYNE

SUB-EDITOR/PHOTOGRAPHER

Brisbane based photographer and writer who will judge you first and foremost on your music taste. Likes mint slice and a damn good cup of coffee.

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LLOYD CRACKETT

SUB-EDITOR

Turns heads, phrases and pages

NATALIE TURNER

SUB-EDITOR

Just a simple gal looking for a good tune and a job that doesn’t involve leaving her house

BEN XERRI

CONTRIBUTOR

Meme Enthusiast. Once punched a man so hard his legs became trombones.

JULIA INSOLIA

CONTRIBUTOR

A young music enthusiast that’s too awkward to say hi in person, but will happily eat three dinners in front of you. Loves open spaces and dark nightclubs, and is at her best when intoxicated.

TOM HUTCHINS

CONTRIBUTOR

Former Editor of Purple Sneakers (2015-16). Knows a lot about ramen, and you know, that’s pretty cool.

TWITTER

GABE GLEESON

MANAGER

Design school dropout, has no patience for stairs.

FACEBOOK

TONY KINGSTON

CONTRIBUTOR

During the week Tony works in a busy retail corporate office. Once day becomes night, there’s a good chance you’ll see him at a gig or DJing at a house party. Some of his favourite artists include Modeselektor, Four Tet, Clark and Foals.

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AMIE MULHEARN

CONTRIBUTOR

Too old to be new, too new to be classic…