New Music: Swick

New Music: Swick Swick is back with a schmick new single called Decisions, which features the very-much-in-demand Kota Banks—who is obviously repaying him for his work on her mixtape ‘PRIZE’, released earlier this year. The tune is immediately recognisable as a product of Swick, with his signature bubbly, electro-pop sound behind Banks’ Charli XCX-style vocals and it is evident that these two are majorly in sync when it … Continue reading New Music: Swick

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