With the wait for Falls Festival slowly ticking down, it’s time for news of the inevitable sideshows to start dropping. Long story short: Sydney and Melbourne, you’re both in for a treat come January. Some of the most popular acts on the bill have announced their post-festival shows for early 2016, including Oxford five-piece Foals, who were behind what is probably the single best... read more
Childish Gambino is currently headlining the Listen Out festival around the country, but the touring schedule has seemingly taken its toll with the rapper cancelling tomorrow night’s planned show in Canberra. In a statement posted to the Facebook page of Academy Club, where Gambino was set to perform on Friday night, the venue confirms the cancellation of the show. // ... read more
L D R U represents the seemingly endless stream of talented producers emerging from our own backyard, with his sun-soaked and bass-heavy beats having taken the world by storm since the SoundCloud days. Whether it’s as a solo artist or one half of Carmada, he’s also been a notable staple on the national club and festival circuit – and as a matter of fact, he’s on tour right now and throughout the rest of October.
This long weekend, he’ll be playing a hometown... read more
Despite facing increasing international bans because of his lyrical content, OFWGKTA rapper Tyler, The Creator isn’t toning it down by any means – as shown in his new animated series, The Jellies. The show focuses on a family of jellyfish who adopt a human as their own. Don’t let the cute characters and vibrant colours fool you – the trailer below features plenty of gore, bears engaging in sexual activities and terrorists.
Also appearing in the cartoon are... read more
Fresh from her Honeymoon album, Lana Del Rey has released another single in ‘Music To Watch Boys To’. Appropriately, the video features silhouettes of men sweating it out on a skateboard and on the basketball court, while Del Rey remains as seductive as ever in black and white scenes, juxtaposed against neon signs and the blues of slow-motion underwater sensuality.
The dreamy, down-tempo cut is vintage Del Rey, but it’s reassuring that something like this can... read more
Ordinarily, there are not many things that could motivate me wake up at 4:00 in the morning – but with the promise of a VIP experience with Justin Bieber, you’ve obliterated any chance of the ordinary occurring. Leaping out of bed and serenading my cat with ‘As Long As You Love Me’ in the dark morning was only the precursor forth marvellous day ahead.
Justin Bieber arrived in Australia for just a handful of days on a promotional tour, and he’s such a big deal that... read more
Having dominated the rap game with her last commendable album The Pinkprint and subsequent tour, Nicki Minaj is now looking towards the small screen – with a comedy about her upbringing being commissioned for ABC Family. The show is set to star Minaj herself, while she will also be tackling an Executive Producer role.
Minaj was born in Trinidad and Tobago before moving to Queens, New York as a child. According to Deadline, it will focus on “her vibrant immigrant... read more
It takes bravery for a 17-year-old girl from Brisbane to cover a Drake song, and execute it so well that you find yourself loving it just as much as the original. That’s exactly what breakout star JOY. did with Take Care heartbreak anthems ‘Marvin’s Room’ & ‘Crew Love’, and while those covers were a catalyst for much of her local and international spotlight, she’s since proven herself to be a magnetic solo artist in her own right.
Having... read more
The opening shot of Disclosure’s new video sees Lorde in an ethereal white dress – giving little indication of the dark twists and turns that ‘Magnets’ later reveals. The track gets an appropriately raunchy video where Lorde has an affair with a taken man in a mansion, just a heartbeat away from the unknowing spouse in the next room. It’s Lorde like you’ve never seen her before, with her sultry vocals adding to the video’s forbidden nature.
‘Magnets’... read more