Usher & Nicki Minaj both made headlines at this week’s MTV VMAs – Usher for his suspect behaviour behind Kim Kardashian, and Nicki Minaj for her twerk-filled performance of ‘Anaconda’. Now the two have connected on ‘She Came to Give it to You’, a zesty pop jam that’s bound to get... read more
Local man Vance Joy has spent the past year recording in Seattle, playing massive slots at the likes of SXSW and Splendour In The Grass, as well as spending significant time on local and international charts – not bad for somebody who’s yet to release their debut album. But while his omnipresent single ‘Riptide’ might be his calling card, Vance Joy still has plenty to prove – and he answers his critics confidently on upcoming album Dream Your Life Away, to... read more
Having earned the support of everyone from Skream to Diplo to Victoria’s Secret, singer/producer duo Kito & Reija Lee have come a long way since their friendship began at just age 13. Hailing from Perth but now based in London, the two have just released a remix EP for your earholes – with some of the biggest names in underground dance flipping their work into club-ready, bass-filled goodness. It features everyone from Jersey Club lord DJ Sliink to fellow West Coaster ShockOne,... read more
We near the completion of Noisey’s ASAP Rocky documentary SVDDXNLY with the arrival of Part 4 today. Here we see Rocky discuss his relationship with fashion icons like Jeremy Scott and Alexander Wang, before he delves into the sage advice he’s received from the likes of rap veterans Bun B and Snoop Dogg. There’s also a must-see exchange with Kathy Griffin that’s pretty damn funny. Watch ... read more
When it comes to local success stories, they don’t come much bigger than 360. Having released his colossal album Utopia earlier this year, he’s become the country’s most notable hip-hop act and is about to hit the road with some formidable friends. Joining 360 for the Utopia tour will be erratic emcee Hopsin, as well as longtime partner-in-crime Pez. Rounding off the lineup is Sydney wonder kid Miracle and Lunar C from the UK.
Now here’s the exciting... read more
The ever-eclectic duo Client Liaison have been one of our favourite local groups for some time now – their throwback sound has plenty of pop appeal, and they’re video clips are simply masterpieces of Australian iconography. They’ve had a tendency to delight, question and sometimes confuse their audiences, but none can deny their success at the likes of Laneway Festival and the upcoming annual OutsideIn Festival. With their headline tour kicking off this Friday, we’re lucky... read more
While Eminem and Sia collaborated on 2013′s ‘Beautiful Pain’, the two have again paired on a new track titled ‘Guts Over Fear’.
Eminem has released the track while the world is still buzzing about the announcement of Shady XV, a compilation album that heralds the 15th anniversary of his own Shady Records imprint. The album is set to be released on Black Friday (November 24th) and feature some of his greatest hits as well as labelmates including 50... read more
Burning Man’s opening day has been plagued with confusion and controversy, with rain closing the festival on the opening day. The usually dry conditions of Black Rock Desert in Nevada have been replaced with heavy rain, making entry into the festival unsafe.
Those who weren’t inside the festival were turned back at the entrance gates, with festival spokesperson Jim Graham stating that closure occured “following rainstorms that left standing water on the playa, leaving... read more
Oh yeah! Flight Facilities have just announced their debut album Down To Earth out of nowhere. The duo have been one of our favourite local acts for a long time – their legendary mixes still go unparalleled, while their live performances are equally as diverse and dancefloor-driven. Having already earned international acclaim for singles like ‘Crave You’ and ‘Claire... read more