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For the uninitiated, at only eighteen years old, The Kid Laroi (the nom-de-guerre of Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard) has made quite a global impact, made all the more remarkable given his age and the fact he grew up in the poor inner city housing estates of Redfern in Sydney. Now living in LA, he has …

A photo of Irish rapper Denise Chaila with Ed Sheeran, backstage ahead of Ed's sold out concert

Irish rapper Denise Chaila has teamed up with Ed Sheeran for a remix to his song ‘2step’, and it’s out now!

It’s hard to believe ‘Butterfly Blue’ (out through Dew Process) is Mallrat‘s debut album. She has graced us with two stunning EPs and a series of brilliant singles that have illustrated her perfect amalgam of feisty yet achingly beautiful tracks that seamlessly drift between pure pop, indie rock and rap (sometimes all within one song), …

Stalwarts of the drum & bass scene for nearly three decades, London duo Loxy & Ink open up their 2022 account with a new single ‘Spray Trains Of Thought‘. The UK breakbeat pioneers have racked up an arsenal of releases for breakthrough labels such as Metalheadz, Hospital Records and Renegade Hardware, as well as their …

UK rap phenomenon, Stormzy, has has announced that he will bring his ‘Heavy Is The Head’ (H.I.T.H) World Tour to Australia and New Zealand in November/December 2022, through Handsome Tours, Astral People, and triple j. Kicking off this November, Stormzy will perform his biggest Australian shows to date in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide, …

Elsy Wameyo

Elsy Wameyo, the Adelaide-based singer who originally hails from Nairobi has released a new track ‘River Nile’. An EP ‘Nilotic’ will follow and be available on the 1st April via Music in Exile. The multitalented Wameyo has also released an accompanying video for ‘River Nile’ that she produced and directed, with co-direction by Leighton Bond. …

Songwriter, producer, rapper and multi-instrumentalist BLESSED has just released a powerful track ‘No Change’ accompanied by a raw and enigmatic video filmed in Western Sydney, capturing the powerful messages of the track. BLESSED says of the track: ‘No Changes’ is an anthemic commentary on what seems like an endless battle to be seen, heard and treated …

It is hard to classify Sydney band RedHook – there is an electronic buzzsaw blitz with thundering percussion and at times a blistering wall of noise, all wrapped up in a sparkling pop mantle, with hip hop shades and choruses. It’s heavy metal psycho pop. But, throughout their new EP ‘Bad Decisions’, there is a …

Ireland’s For Those I love is essentially the work of David Balfe and is dedicated to the memory of a close friend who died suddenly in 2018. The grief seeps through the album and haunts every refrain while travelling at high speed velocity on a electronic dance floor. Given Balfe’s previous history in punk band …

2020 saw a rebirth of North Easy artist Leddie MC. The year saw her starting again with her music, and gracing us with a new single each month before releasing an EP – Born Of Stone last September. (Read our review here) First of all, how are you? How are you coping with the pandemic?  …