Music

THIS GUY TURNED DOWN $98,000 FOR AIR YEEZY 2 SNEAKERS SIGNED BY KANYE WEST

Sneaker trading and re-selling is serious business. So serious in fact, that it’s made the NY Times this week in a feature piece detailing the lucrative business. One very interesting section of the article hones in on Jonathan Rodriguez, an 18-year-old New Yorker who was lucky enough to have his Air Yeezy 2 ‘Red Octobers’ signed by Kanye West... read more

LISTEN: STEVE AOKI ‘RAGE THE NIGHT AWAY’ FT. WAKA FLOCKA FLAME

Having recently toured together for what we can only assume was a chaotic series of shows, the hyper-adrenaline duo of Steve Aoki & Waka Flocka Flame have teamed up for the suitably-titled ‘Rage The Night Away’. After the success of collaborations like ‘Turn Down For What?’ between DJ Snake & Lil Jon, this track follows in the same vein – plenty of obnoxious yelling, a hammering electro tempo, trap-infused production and a slogan that’s easy for shirtless... read more

BEHIND THE SCENES ON THE HOLIDAYS VIDEO SHOOT

 

A story of one producers experience creating the new video for The Holidays ‘Home’:

“This is Sam and Harry, they’re in a band.  What’s your band called again guys?” She fell slightly while gesturing toward me and stubbed my jacket with her cigarette.  You can smoke inside in Hong Kong.

But we aren’t in a band, we make films.  In fact, I’d tried to clarify with her several times that we were actually shooting a music video for... read more

WATCH: DRUM ‘N’ BASS REMIX OF KANYE WEST ‘BOUND 2′ HITS NO. 1 IN THE UK

Undoubtedly one of the standouts from Kanye West’s divisive Yeezus album, ‘Bound 2′ has received an unlikely makeover in the form of Sigma’s ‘Nobody To Love’ – a drum ‘n’ bass reworking of the track. After the track gained attention through BBC Radio 1, an official version was released on April 6. Nek minit – this track is No. 1 in the UK. Taking vocal samples from the hook and blasting it over an adrenaline-fueled bass tempo,... read more

TLC ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER AUSTRALIAN TOUR FOR JUNE 2014

TLC – Need we say more?

Chilli & T-Boz will be hitting Australia for the first time ever, with the classic R&B group promising to bring all their hits including ‘No Scrubs’, ‘Waterfalls’ & ‘Creep’ to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne & Perth, as well as visual representations of deceased member Left Eye. This is a rare chance to see one of the most commercially successful girl groups of all time, and when you think about it, it’s... read more

WATCH: ALICIA KEYS & KENDRICK LAMAR ALONGSIDE SPIDERMAN IN ‘IT’S ON AGAIN’

The new video for ‘It’s On Again’, a blockbuster collaboration between Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar, has just dropped. The track is set to appear on the soundtrack for the incoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and was produced by Pharrell Williams and written in collaboration with Hans Zimmer. Speaking on the track, he said “Hans has created an iconic score theme and it was exciting to collaborate with him again on this song. When I was making the song, I knew Alicia... read more

WATCH: PHARRELL WILLIAMS & OPRAH CRY TEARS OF JOY WHILE WATCHING ‘HAPPY’

Pharrell Williams’ latest single, ‘Happy’, has certainly won a huge audience over with it’s charismatic jingle and infectious hook – so much so that people around the world have their own video clips dancing to the track. This was all a little too much for Pharrell, who was shown a series of the clips in an interview with Oprah. He proceeded to sob tears of joy while expressing gratitude for all who have believed in him throughout his career.

Between producing... read more

INTERVIEW: THE JEZABELS

!We sat down with The Jezabels drummer Nik Kaloper ahead of their Sydney Opera House dates later this month to talk about their latest album, London studio life and ‘on the road’ playlists.   Hey Nik, what are you up to at the moment? At the moment I am actually sitting in a flat in London actually.   It always spins us out when we find ourselves chatting to bands on the otherside... read more

LISTEN: ANNA LUNOE MIX FOR DIPLO & FRIENDS

Australia’s own Anna Lunoe made the move to America two years ago, and it seems that the bold transition is paying off: She’s toured with The Weeknd, just played a set at Coachella 2014 and now delivered a belting mix for Diplo’s longstanding ‘DIplo & Friends’ series. The set is dominated by pulsating house from the likes of Disclosure and Julio Bashmore, while it also features remixes and collaborations with fellow Australian talents Wordlife and Touch Sensitive.

Having... read more

WATCH: OUTKAST’S FULL REUNION SET AT COACHELLA 2014

We can now watch the Coachella performance that had everybody talking and live-streaming on the weekend – the reunion set from Atlanta hip-hop legends Outkast. Andre 3000 & Big Boi performed their first set together in almost a decade at the festival, kicking things off with the high-energy ‘B.O.B’They then delved into everything from early classic ‘Rosa Parks’ to Big Boi’s ‘Shutterbugg’ and of course, ‘Ms. Jackson’.

Guests... read more