Listen to Sampa The Great’s link up with Estelle & Rakhi, “Everybody’s Hero”

Sampa The Great has continued to raise the level of buzz surrounding her forthcoming EP HERoes Act 2, with the release of a brand new single in “Everybody’s Hero”. The song saw the Sydney-based artist head into the Red Bull Sound Select studios in Paris with Estelle and producer Rakhi (Syd, Kendrick Lamar) to lay down the glistening track that once again,…

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Dappled Cities Interview: Sydney’s ‘statesmen of indie-rock’ embrace the label and fly the flag proudly with album Five

Dappled Cities, to me, represents a time where I first started digging a little deeper into what new music existed outside my hometown. 2006’s Granddance was released when I was approaching the end of school, while it was with the release of Zounds in 2009 that the Sydney indie rock band became a solid part of my…

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Get in Formation: 10 pre-Lemonade moments of Beyoncé at her assertive best

This week, Mrs Beyoncé Knowles-Carter announced the introduction of Formation Scholars – a newly established scholarship program for young female college or graduate students in the US. With her acclaimed 2016 album Lemonade recently celebrating its one-year anniversary, Beyoncé has shunned traditional channels of acknowledging the milestone, instead breaking this news that offers four students USD $25,000 each to…

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Album Review: Gorillaz – Humanz (2017 LP)

The much-hyped return of Gorillaz has been justified…to an extent. It’s been some years since 2010’s Plastic Beach introduced us to some brilliant pieces of songwriting and so understandably, when tour dates and hints of new music began filtering out, the excitement levels surrounding a new Gorillaz record began peaking long before any solid details about the record…

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Busby Marou release touching new music video for “Paint This Land” in time for ANZAC Day

Released in line with today’s ANZAC Day commemorations, Busby Marou have brought us a touching new music video for “Paint This Land”. Acknowledging the role of Indigenous servicemen and women in our defence history, the music video sees Wayne Blair and Kate Halpin take the directorial reins. Filmed out at Mount Tambourine on the Gold Coast, the music video features…

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