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Single Stream: Poliça - "Tiff (Doc McKinney Remix)" (2013)

"Tiff" is the first single from Poliça's second album Shulasmith, set for release on 19th October this year. The track features vocals from Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the stream below is the remix of 'Tiff' by producer Doc McKinney. You can also check out the album trailer HERE.

Album Review: Kanye West - Yeezus (2013 LP)

"Ni**as want my old shit / Buy my old albums / Ni**as stuck on stupid / I gotta keep it movin’ / Ni**as make the same shit / Me I make The Blueprint" - Jay-Z "On to the Next One"

VIVID Live Review: Sounds of the South feat. Justin Vernon + Megafaun + Frazey Ford - Sydney Opera House (01.06.13)

As a wholehearted tribute to the truly phenomenal power of blues and folk, “Sounds of the South” was an incredible show. A part of the Vivid LIVE programme at the Sydney Opera House, this is bound to have been one of the most exciting projects of the festival, due to both its great ensemble of musicians and stunning selection of material. Drawing upon the talents of Megafaun, Fight The Big Bull, Justin Vernon and Frazey Ford, we were treated to an array of stunning vocals and exciting instrumental sections.

the AU interview: Phil Cook of Megafaun (North Carolina)

Sydney's VIVID Live program is set to host an exploration into the heart of American folk and blues music, courtesy of Megafaun and Fight the Big Bull. The Durham-based band, along with the Matthew E. White led jazz collective, will be presenting a reinterpretation of Alan Lomax's Sounds of the South collection of recordings from 1961. With Justin Vernon and Frazey Ford on vocal duties, these are set to be special shows and highlights of the VIVID Live program for sure.

Vivid LIVE announces 2013 program!

A huge amount of world class talent has today been announced to be gracing the Sydney Opera House as part of Vivid LIVE 2013. The 5th annual Vivid Sydney festival of 'light, music and ideas' will be taking place from May 24 until June 2, with the Opera House becoming the host to some stellar local and international talent.

Celebrating musical pioneers who've done their part in shaping popular and contemporary music today, Vivid LIVE is set to feature shows by: