Coolio Takes Us On A Crazy Voyage Through Gangsta’s Paradise

Coolio Takes Us On A Crazy Voyage Through Gangsta’s Paradise

Compton, California. It’s a name synonymous with danger, and hip-hop. Home to N.W.A, The Game, Kendrick Lamar, all affiliated or associated with music industry goliath

What’s It Like Collaborating With The World’s Biggest Virtual Pop Star?

What’s It Like Collaborating With The World’s Biggest Virtual Pop Star?

While she may not be a household name – or even a physical entity – Hatsune Miku is a bona fide pop icon across many corners


Nina Las Vegas On Starting NLV Records: “So Many People Are Talkers… I Actually Did It”

Nina Las Vegas On Starting NLV Records: “So Many People Are Talkers… I Actually Did It”

Sometimes it’s really all about taking the plunge towards success. Making a conscious decision to venture outside of anyone’s expectation and strive for something you’re


The Operatives’ JPS On Why The Melbourne Electronic Scene Has Gone Global

The Operatives’ JPS On Why The Melbourne Electronic Scene Has Gone Global

A longstanding collective of musicians and curators, The Operatives are one of the foremost names in Australian electronic music, pushing the boundaries of our music scene both


How To Mix It Up: Mastering The Art Of Improvisation With Sydney’s Tangents

How To Mix It Up: Mastering The Art Of Improvisation With Sydney’s Tangents

Improvisation, both on the live stage and in the studio, isn’t as easy as it might seem. While it’s tempting to think that your band


How Jess Kent Went From Busking In Adelaide To Supporting Coldplay

How Jess Kent Went From Busking In Adelaide To Supporting Coldplay

Jess Kent is one of Australia’s current success stories. Having entered our ears – and dominated triple j’s airwaves – with the infectious ‘Get Down’ last year,


“No One’s Gonna Invest In You Except Yourself”: B Wise On Making It In Aussie Hip Hop

“No One’s Gonna Invest In You Except Yourself”: B Wise On Making It In Aussie Hip Hop

After graduating from the bench to semi-pro status, Sydney emcee and latest Elefant Traks signee B-Wise’s plan to be the hip-hop answer to Neymar is


A Guide To Releasing Your Music Independently

A Guide To Releasing Your Music Independently

Melbourne’s LANKS, better known to his friends as Will Cuming, has been kicking goals all over the place lately. Having just released his most recent EP Viet


“That’s When Cracks Started To Appear”: Jet’s Chris Cester Reflects On ‘Shine On’

“That’s When Cracks Started To Appear”: Jet’s Chris Cester Reflects On ‘Shine On’

Four years since the iconic Melbourne rockers split, it’s great to finally reach out to Chris Cester. Jet are playing their first shows in six


The Story Behind The Meteoric Rise Of Beyond The Valley

The Story Behind The Meteoric Rise Of Beyond The Valley

Beyond the Valley – a name that already feels like an established brand in the Australian music scene, and one of the mainstays of our


friendships Plan To Keep Pushing The Boundaries Beyond Their Vital Debut

friendships Plan To Keep Pushing The Boundaries Beyond Their Vital Debut

Melbourne-based outfit friendships have indisputably one of the most unique voices in Australian music. With output that inseparably combines music with visual art, they are


We Chat With Destructo, The Godfather Of EDM

We Chat With Destructo, The Godfather Of EDM

Gary Richards is what you could call the Godfather of electronic music as we know it today. A music executive, concert promoter, label owner and much


Who Needs A Label: Making Your Way As An Unsigned Aussie Muso

Who Needs A Label: Making Your Way As An Unsigned Aussie Muso

For a lot of artists, getting signed to a label is one of the first priorities – a signal that you’ve ‘made it’, and the


This Is About Inclusion: Talking ‘Reclaim Australia’ With A.B. Original

This Is About Inclusion: Talking ‘Reclaim Australia’ With A.B. Original

“I see a lot of white faces here tonight,” Briggs smiles from behind a microphone draped in a Lakers jersey and a Lowes Hawaiian t-shirt,


From Grinspoon And Britney To Appalachian Folk: Julia Jacklin Recounts Her Musical Journey

From Grinspoon And Britney To Appalachian Folk: Julia Jacklin Recounts Her Musical Journey

If you were to one day make a coming of age biopic about Julia Jacklin, the best scene would look something like this. The then-unknown


Kerser: “I Proved You Can Make It Even If You’re Shunned By The Australian Industry”

Kerser: “I Proved You Can Make It Even If You’re Shunned By The Australian Industry”

Love him or hate him, Campbelltown-born and bred emcee and stalwart of controversy Kerser is chasing legacy with today’s release of his sixth album Tradition,


Alex Lahey Talks Her Breakout Year: “I Have No Interest In Being Another Flash In The Pan”

Alex Lahey Talks Her Breakout Year: “I Have No Interest In Being Another Flash In The Pan”

Alex Lahey has had the type of year that most young musicians dream of. Critical acclaim, constant touring, a shout out from Pitchfork, winning the




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