SUPER CRUEL INTERVIEW – THE ART OF THE REMIX

Tigerilla and Jesse Porsches have both made a name for themselves over the past year with a series of top notch tunes coming from them both. Recently though the two super producers have joined forces much like a Mighty Morphin’ Power Ranger to form something amazing – hint it’s not a Dino-zord who breathes fire, I…

VERA BLUE INTERVIEW – CREATING SOMETHING LASTING

Australia has watched Celia Pavey grow and blossom over the years into the captivating artist we now call Vera Blue. From humble roots comes a superstar in the making who combines soulful lyrics and precision production elements in a neatly tied package that sounds like something beyond her years. For the past two years Celia…

THERE’S NO DENIAL ABOUT THE TALENT OF ORCHES

Melbourne artist Orches has pretty much came out of nowhere and onto out radar this year with his track Denial. The track which boasts smooth indietronic sounds of a pissed off youth exposed to the world for the first time is fast becoming one of my most played songs of 2015. Ahead of his debut…

THE BOY THAT NEVER STOPS; OSCAR KEY SUNG

Fresh off of a massive tour with one of the hottest and most talked about UK breakout bands of 2015, Aussie Oscar Key Sung is now getting ready to play a showcase at Sydney’s EMCPlay 2015. Oscar’s second EP, Altruism, saw him hitting up stages on the east coast and bringing live shows that felt…

JOY. … OR IS IT REALLY JER.

Sometimes when I have to write about certain artist by the time I’m finished writing about their accomplishments and all the cool shit they’re doing I often feel very inadequate. Joy. is definitely one of them. The Sassy Future Queen of The Universe has managed to accomplish so much is such a short amount of…

THISTHAT X THE KITE STRING TANGLE

This year see’s my hometown of Newcastle revived with a new sense of musical vigour about it. 2015 has been a stellar year for the city in terms of muso’s visiting us and now the city is gearing up for its first large-scale music festival in the past eight years THISTHAT. A stellar line up…

MONTAIGNE AND THE INTERVIEW WITH ALEXANDER

When I first met Montaigne it was pouring down rain and we were standing outside Oxford Art Factory before the Dew Process Label Party. She was one of the coolest, carefree, fun and a little geeky people that I had every talked to and she was such an excitable ball of energy. Now a few months later…

THE THIS AND THE THAT OF THISTHAT FESTIVAL

Halloween is approaching and if the idea of children knocking on your door all night or wearing a costume doesn’t take your fancy then ThisThat Festival in Newcastle may be your perfect alternate. Newcastle lost Phat As Butter its annual music festival a few years ago and since then there has been a hole in…

BIGGER, LOUDER, NOISER WITH BIG STRONG BRUTE

Brisbane artist Paul Donoughue aka Big Strong Brute creates intelligent indie-pop music that anyone and everyone can dance too. Recently going from a solo performer to being backed by a full band allowing him to get into the groove a bit more on stage he hit up a string of dates down the east coast of…

NO ONE KNOWS OWEN RABBIT STOLE A TEASPOON THAT HE KEEPS IN HIS SOCK….

Melbourne via Perth’s multi-insturmentalist sensation Owen Rabbit has been making quite a name for himself lately. With his latest realise Holy Holy Owen has been pricking the ears of listeners across the nation with his distinctive soundscapes of deep moody synths and slightly left of centre production feels. Heading off on tour with Safia on…