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Stefanie Italia

Freelance writer & editor, Product Support Manager

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Stefanie Italia is a writer and editor from Melbourne, Australia. She works in book publishing and has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Publishing and Communications.

Portfolio

The Cusp

The Cusp
06/30/2016
5 Perks To Renting That'll Make You A Better Human (And Property Owner)

Is rent money really just 'dead' money? There's a lot of pressure to own property at a young age even though it can be really hard depending on where you live *cough* Sydney. So if you're renting and feeling like it's a massive waste of your hard-earned cash, here are some reasons why it's actually not so.

The Cusp
04/08/2016
10 End Goals That'll Make You Want To Budget

So we're a quarter of the way through the year and, after taking a moment to bat away the anxiety that brings on, it's time to think about getting back to that promise you made yourself. You know, the one where you said you'd start saving some of your hard-earned cash?

The Ripe

Ripemusic
02/09/2016
LAURA MARLING - In the spotlight

Posted at 00:55h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia [soundcloud url="http://soundcloud.com/lenguaquemada/laura-marling-new-romantic" comments="true" auto_play="false" color="ff7700″ width="100%" height="81″] I have to admit something that will reveal me as a not so objective critic. I judge whether or not an artist is good based on my fidelity to them.

Ripemusic
01/21/2016
THE WHITEST BOY ALIVE @ The Forum

Posted at 04:26h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia [soundcloud url="http://soundcloud.com/nry/the-whitest-boy-alive-burning" comments="true" auto_play="false" color="ff7700″ width="100%" height="81″] It's been a while for die-hard fans, so the air on Wednesday night was rife with anticipation. Walking on to the Forum's stage, The Whitest Boy Alive got right down to task.

Ripemusic
05/16/2016
ALBUM REVIEW: THE TEMPER TRAP - THE TEMPER TRAP

Posted at 20:33h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia And so it is finally here, or will be, this Friday 18 May. Like the rest of The Temper Trap 's fans, I took time this week to stream the second album from Australia's favoured sons.

Ripemusic
03/22/2016
BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB @ The Forum

Posted at 14:11h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia It was a great night for a gig, on Tuesday 20 March, as we trotted off to The Forum to see Bombay Bicycle Club live for the first time in Melbourne.

Ripemusic
09/10/2016
ALPINE @ CORNER HOTEL - 8/9/12

Posted at 09:11h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia We were nice and tightly tucked in to the Corner Hotel on Saturday night when the venue opened up its doors to Melbourne darlings Alpine. They were here to perform in celebration of their debut album, A Is For Alpine.

Ripemusic
08/26/2016
JULIA ROSE - Stairway to the Moon EP

Posted at 16:03h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia Julia Rose is a treasure from up on the Gold Coast that's been sharing her talent in various guises for the past decade. Still performing in a collection of bands, she has released her second solo EP, Stairway to the Moon, and is currently embarking on a limited Australian tour.

Ripemusic
05/07/2016
DAPPLED CITIES single launch @ Northcote Social Club

Posted at 18:49h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia Friday May 4 saw Jedi friends from around the world uniting to celebrate all things Star Wars. But, while some were wielding their lightsabers and showcasing their best Wookiee impersonations, THE RIPE took a trip to Northcote Social Club to see Dappled Cities launch their new single 'Run With the Wind'.

Ripemusic
10/18/2016
INTERVIEW: Ben Lovett (Mumford & Sons) on COMMUNION @ The Toff

Commuion @ The Toff In Town Communion in Melbourne should be a big deal. It's not yet, but it will be. Don't know what I'm talking about? Communion was founded by Ben Lovett (of Mumford & Sons), producer Ian Grimble and former Cherbourg bassist Kevin Jones.

Ripemusic
10/24/2016
AINSLIE WILLS @ THE TOFF 18/10/12

Posted at 08:40h in by Uncategorized Stef Italia The Toff is sticky with sweat and excitement. It's all thanks to Spender's set. The mood now is relaxed, and the dancing a little loose. At the perfect moment, Ainslie Wills takes to the stage. Spender whet our appetites, and now we all press forward.

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