Interview: RÜFÜS DU SOL

Interview: RÜFÜS DU SOL   Unless you’ve had the j’s switched off all week and the algorithm that decides which ads you get to see was taking the piss this past weekend, you’re no doubt aware that Aussie indie-dance kings RÜFÜS DU SOL have just released their new album, ‘Solace’. I could give you my rambling version of how great the album is but why bother if … Continue reading Interview: RÜFÜS DU SOL

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

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

Review: Harts Album – Smoke Fire Hope Desire

Review: Harts Album – Smoke Fire Hope Desire As we had long suspected but were yet to prove (despite coming oh so close with SAFIA’s album release), music is now genre-less.  What used to be beautiful anomalies like Daft Punk with Kanye West or Santana and Rob Thomas, the fusion of distinct genres is now commonplace – usually in the form of a feature artist … Continue reading Review: Harts Album – Smoke Fire Hope Desire

Review: Northeast Party House Gig

Review: Northeast Party House Gig 27.03.15     Northeast Party House (NPH) are midway through their ‘Double Darts’ tour which is their last string of shows before buckling down and composing their follow up album to ‘Any Given Weekend’.  To sum up their sold-out gig at The OAF in 3 words: believe the hype.  Supported By Jody and Food Court, along with a weird creative art … Continue reading Review: Northeast Party House Gig