Our Team

EMMA JONES

EDITOR

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

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GABE GLEESON

MANAGER

Design school dropout, has no patience for stairs.

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CAITLIN MEDCALF

SUB-EDITOR/EDM

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

HANNAH GALVIN

SUB-EDITOR

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

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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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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.

AIDEN BENAVIDES

SUB-EDITOR

Melbourne based male who failed high school English, and is now a Sub-Editor.

JACKSON LANGFORD

SUB-EDITOR

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

JULIA INSOLIA

SUB-EDITOR

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.

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

ROSIE RAE

SUB-EDITOR

You may have caught some of my awkward banter on air at FBi or Bondi Beach Radio radio; however my work is mostly behind the scenes.

Equally passionate about social issues, the arts and raving on weekends.

TED DWYER

SUB-EDITOR

Not actually a dad, but behaves like one

BEN XERRI

CONTRIBUTOR

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

MADELINE KILBY

CONTRIBUTOR

Over caffeinated weirdo who knows the meaning of eclectic music tastes because of Sister Act II. I’ll accept just about anything, except for that one Snoop Dogg album where track seven gives me a headache.

NATALIE PALMER

CONTRIBUTOR

A 90’s kid at heart, Nat lives music and breathes fashion. In her final year at University majoring in music and ready to jump into the big wide music industry world.

TOM HUTCHINS

CONTRIBUTOR

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

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AMIE MULHEARN

CONTRIBUTOR

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