Hailey Cramer Liquid Confidence

Australian soul singer, Hailey Cramer’s new single, Liquid Confidence, is now available for purchase via iTunes! Becoming one of the most noteworthy artists in Melbourne’s growing electronic-infused soul scene, Hailey will be launching the catchy nu-soul track at the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne, with special guests Colour Bomb next Thursday 5th June. From humble beginnings to featuring on Pez’s 2008 triple j hit, The Festival Song, Hailey cut her teeth on the local touring circuit playing clubs and national festivals alongside hip-hop artist Pez, before being welcomed into the fold of illustrious roots music giants, Blue King Brown, whom … Continue reading Hailey Cramer Liquid Confidence

Ngaiire – Lamentations Tour

In the first three weeks of release (and in some cases, before) Ngaiire’s Lamentations has been announced as feature album on Sydney’s Eastside Radio and 2SER FM, South Australia’s Radio Adelaide, Melbourne’s 3RRR, PBS and SYN, DIG Australia, 2 BOB Radio and Radio Goolgarri, as well as landing feature album prominence on AIR, and garnering on-air support from triple j.  Now, the Sydney via Papua New Guinea artist announces the album tour proper, expanding on her previous two single tours; riding a wave of support for her brilliant debut album. The highly anticipated July 12 release of Ngaiire’s debut album … Continue reading Ngaiire – Lamentations Tour

Ngaiire – Dirty Hercules feat. Nai Palm

Dirty Hercules is the fierce new single from Sydney based future-folk/soul artist Ngaiire (pron. Nighree). The lead offering from her highly anticipated debut album Lamentations (due out June 2013) — an album partly written in an obscure little drinking bar in the suburban outskirts of Tokyo, Japan. Dirty Hercules is a commanding entry into the music world; Ngaiire’s peculiar vocal arrangements and rare sense of soul, reminiscent of vocal greats gone by, setting her well apart from other singers. The song speaks of the vast aberrations of the darkness, the sex, the lies, the money, the drugs that detract from the reality … Continue reading Ngaiire – Dirty Hercules feat. Nai Palm

allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Tom Thum – The Versatile Voicebox

‘Tom Thum appears to have swallowed an entire orchestra and several backing singers’ The Guardian (UK) ‘There are not enough superlatives to describe the wonder of this beatboxing virtuoso – I am still trying to figure out how he got those sounds out of his mouth’ The Daily Telegraph (UK) ‘The mic master seems to have an orchestra living in his throat: trumpet blasts, guitar strums and samples from classic songs including Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” effortlessly spout from his mouth’ Time Out, NY These are apt quotes to describe the performance of one of Australia’s most prominent and respected … Continue reading allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Tom Thum – The Versatile Voicebox

One Good Reason To Go To This Years BDO – Pagen Elypsis Added To The Adelaide Bill

The Big Day Out is back in 2011 with the biggest and most diverse lineup ever. As well as the many incredible first timers on offer, the Big Day Out is welcoming back several iconic BDO veterans. From the heaviest to the sweetest sounds in the world today, this will be a sensory overload not to be missed. Featuring Tool, German industrial metal act Rammstein, M.I.A, Lupe Fiasco and more. Plus there’s a big contingent of Australian artists like John Buttler Trio, Angus and Julia Stone, Bliss N Eso, Blue King Brown, Pnau and heaps more. As a part of … Continue reading One Good Reason To Go To This Years BDO – Pagen Elypsis Added To The Adelaide Bill

Astronomy Class – Phrase @ Pyramid Rock Festival

Astronomy Class’ busy year continues with a series of shows coming up. For the sixth year in a row, the Pyramid Rock Festival will return to Phillip Island over the New Year.  The line up was unveiled today on Triple j and included none other then Astronomy Class and our good friend Phrase. Others on the bill include The Cat Empire, Blue King Brown, Bluejuice and the Bumblebeez. Stay tuned for more announcement’s, maybe in the aussie hip hop arena. Pyramid Rock Festival is a camping festival that runs from Tuesday 29th December 2009 until Friday 1st January 2010. Get … Continue reading Astronomy Class – Phrase @ Pyramid Rock Festival