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PEPA KNIGHT

Live Review: Kim Churchill + Pepa Knight + Boo Seeka - Oxford Art Factory (24.01.15)

The Oxford Art Factory is a funny venue. For many artists, both Australian and international, it’s the place that catalyses their trajectory towards bigger things. For all the acts on show at this Kim Churchill headlined show, it may well prove to be true.

Secret Garden Festival announces full line up for 2015!

The Secret Garden Festival recently dropped the news that it had completely sold out all tickets for the 2015 festival, which was only testament to the event's continued popularity and faith from the loyal public who've backed it for so long. Today, the Sydney organisers dropped the full line up of artists set to perform and man, is it impressive. Over 60 bands and DJs will play over four stages at Secret Garden, promising to be the biggest outing of the festival yet. Both international and Australian talent will be represented well at the event, so if you've managed to nab yourself a ticket, you're definitely in a lucky crop!

Album Review: Pepa Knight - Hypnotized Vol. 1 (2014 EP)

Side-tracking from the successful ethnic-pop collaboration that is Jinja Safari, Central Coast native Pepa Knight released his debut EP Hypnotized Vol. 1 last Friday and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Alongside an exciting start to his solo act, just over a month ago the man welcomed a baby boy into the world, which would be sure to inspire any regular man let alone a musical maestro. Perhaps a lot of that life affirming, dawn-of-a-new-day type of thinking shines through in the new work. Perhaps it’s just a really great listen. The way this EP reaches out and grabs at your heart and mind, I think you’d be a fool to listen to it and believe it’s anything but the first option.

The Jack Daniel's Future Legends series will see The Griswolds sail out on Sydney Harbour with special 'Be Impressive' launch!

The Griswolds aren't known for half-assing things, especially their live shows, so when we found out that they're partnering up with Jack Daniel's and their Future Legends series for one hell of a Sydney party, we weren't surprised. But then we found out this party required a small bunch of their friends to party down with them on a boat cruising along the Sydney Harbour, not to mention the list of some talented musos set to join them...well in the words of Liz Lemon, we wanted to go to there.

Single Stream: Pepa Knight “Coyote Choir” (2014)

Jinja Safari co-frontman Pepa Knight continues to take his solo career to new heights with the recent release of his single “Coyote Choir”. The third release from his upcoming debut record, “Coyote Choir” is a folk pop gem with distinct Indian influences and really like nothing else we have on offer in the Australian music scene at the moment.

Album News Weekly: 29 October 2014

In This Issue: November is set to be a massive month on the Austrlian Music calender as always, and here are just a few of the records you can expect. This week sees Pepa Knight releasing his solo work, David Guetta throwing out some more club hits, and The Bennies releasing an EP because they can!

Daniel Lee Kendall, The Griswolds, DZ Deathrays and more for the Mountain Sounds Festival in February!

The second annual Mountain Sounds Festival has announced its first artists confirmed for the February 2015 event! The boutique event has secured some amazing Australian talent for the event, taking place at the Mt Penang Parklands, with more to be announced in December. Catering to music lovers across the board, Mountain Sounds is a guaranteed party, with onsite camping facilities available, punters don't have to worry about travelling from the Central Coast back to Sydney or elsewhere in NSW.

the AU interview: Pepa Knight (Central Coast) talks Rahh!, Clams, Inspiration, India, Jinja Safari and his debut solo tour...

When you think of the influence of Indian culture on Western music, it seems impossible to tread past George Harrison and Ravi Shankar. Yet, stepping down off the unattainable Beatles pedestal into a sleepy coastal town called Long Jetty, one encounters another brand of world music born from the mind and solo musings of Jinja Safari co-frontman, Pepa Knight.

Pepa Knight announces debut Australian shows!

Pepa Knight also known as the Jinja Safari co-frontman, has been making a name for himself ever since his solo adventure at the beginning of the year. Pepa Knight has announced two debut shows to celebrate the release of his upcoming single, "Clams".

New Music Video: Pepa Knight "Rahh!" (2014)

Jinja Safari co-frontman, Pepa Knight, released his debut solo track "Rahh" last month. Knight has now delivered an official video clip for the standout single.