Interview: Kwame

Interview: Kwame   There’s an upheaval in the Australian hip-hop scene—a renaissance of passion and difference. Names like Genesis Owusu, Arno Faraji and, of course, Kwame, have been nailing it recently. The rapper is soon to be playing BIGSOUND, coming off his biggest year yet having just toured with Peking Duo and soon to be making an appearance at this weekend’s triple j One Night … Continue reading Interview: Kwame

Interview: The Chats

Interview: The Chats   Gearing up to show country what they’re worth at BIGSOUND—Australia’s biggest music conference—The Chats are teetering on breaking world domination. A national tour slot with Queens of the Stone Age looms on the horizon before launching into Europe. We flicked the three-piece some questions to find out about their BIGSOUND loves and prepping for QOTSA’s anguish. Continue reading… Continue reading Interview: The Chats

Interview: Friends of Friends

Interview: Friends of Friends   Goldie band Friends of Friends have just dropped a video for their track ‘Human’ off their debut EP Memory Motel.  The EP (as well as the track ‘Human’) is chock full of feels and super strong, emotive lyrics, which they’ve managed to bottle and then release in their lounge-room — as you’ll see in their film clip.  I managed to catch up with … Continue reading Interview: Friends of Friends

Gig Announcement: Wu-Tang Clan

Gig Announcement: Wu-Tang Clan Ready to feel old? Well Wu-Tang’s debut album ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ is set to turn 25 this year. Yeah, so that means that it has almost lived longer than Tupac and Biggie did. In celebration of its anniversary, the entire original Clan (assumedly without Ol’ Dirty Bastard–unless there’s some sort of hologram set-up) will be making the trip down … Continue reading Gig Announcement: Wu-Tang Clan

New Music: Tia Gostelow

New Music: Tia Gostelow   Tia Gostelow—you no doubt caught her stripped back ‘Like A Version’ cover of Empire Of The Sun’s We Are The People for triple j last week but what Tia herself may not realise is that she isn’t the people. She’s actually in a league of her own and has been since she was 13 and winning people’s choice awards for busking at Tamworth Country … Continue reading New Music: Tia Gostelow