Interview: David Le’aupepe & Joji Malani on Gang of Youths’ continued strides forward into the light

It seems just yesterday that we were celebrating Gang of Youths as a recently discovered band destined for success – yet here we are at the release of their sophomore record, Go Farther in Lightness. I caught up with frontman Dave Le’aupepe and lead guitarist Joji Malani about how Go Farther in Lightness came together, racism in the Australian music…

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Watch Gang of Youths drop “Kansas”, cover U2 for New York City cellar session

During their recent time spent in New York, Gang of Youths dropped by the City Winery for a special cellar session for One on One. Joji and David perform “The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows”, The Positions album cut “Kansas” before closing the session with a cover of U2‘s “With or Without You”. For any fan, you know you want in on this. Now based…

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Review: The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival brings noise and life to Port Adelaide’s Harts Mill for another summer

A refreshed sense of vibrancy? A positive outlook on what’s still to come from artists in our own backyard as well as abroad? This year’s Laneway Festival had a lot going for it this year. In terms of highlights of the 2017 Laneway Festival, let’s start with Adelaide local, Lonelyspeck. Recently welcomed into the TEEF family, Lonelyspeck’s profile…

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