Interview: Partner (Canada) on touring the world, their goal “to not be compared to Weezer anymore” and flute solos

One of the most exciting Canadian outfits right now goes by the name of Partner. Led by Lucy Niles and Josée Caron, the Ontario group recently were short listed for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize (the Canadian equivalent of the AMP), won the SOCAN Songwriting Prize (the Canadian equivalent of the Vanda & Young Songwriting…

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Interview: Hartway on their return to Adelaide’s Rocket Bar for this month’s Scouted event!

Adelaide duo Hartway are Jack Degenhart and Conor Barkway; the described ‘acid jazz, nu disco’ group have been impressing with the release of their Motions EP last year, taking inspirations from the likes of Flight Facilities and FKJ and creating some funky music of their own. They’re one of the talented artists set to perform at Rocket Bar on July 27th…

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Interview: BIRDZ hints at massive new music roll out from the Bad Apples crew

Tomorrow night, Levi’s and Bad Apples will be hosting a highlight showcase at the Laundry Bar as part of this week’s CHANGES music industry summit, currently underway in Melbourne. Set to showcase the talents of BIRDZ, Mojo Juju, Philly, DRMNGNOW and Soju Gang, the Bad Apples event will also be demonstrating the strength behind the country’s most prolific Aboriginal record label. Ahead of the…

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Interview: Towkio talks creative drive and competition ahead of debut Australian tour

Splendour in the Grass this year sees the Australian debut of Chicago rapper Towkio, who will be bringing his much acclaimed WWW. album to our shores – man, we’re ready. With the release of his 2015 mixtape .Wav Theory, Towkio landed on many tastemaker radars, featuring collaborations with fellow Chi-town heroes in Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa; WWW. sees Towkio…

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Interview: Damien Leith discusses his app Storytime, bullying and making his film debut

He’s an award-winning singer, songwriter and accomplished author and now, Damien Leith can add app designer to his ever-expanding list of impressive achievements. Released late February this year, Damien Leith Storytime! is designed for children aged four-and-up and features a wide range of stories all told in his voice, with appearances by his three children.

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