It's the announcement that will make hip-hop fans the nation over die a little bit on the inside; Live Nation, in conjunction with Niche Productions, Triple J and MTV present the Movement Festival. Co-curated by American icon Nas, the festival will feature performances by some of Australia's best hip-hop acts, as well as Chiddy Bang.
The past twelve months have been relentless for MC Tuka, one of three men in Thundamentals. As Thundamentals released their highly acclaimed second album Foreverlution last year, and in-between a hectic Thunda’s touring schedule, Tuka was already working on what would emerge as his solo LP Feedback Loop.
In this issue: Blues and Roots show at The Workers Club, Conquer Cancer Benefit at Northcote Social Club, Something For Kate return, Snow Patrol hit the intimate Take 40 stage, Joe McKee gets an album launch, Ska Nation comes to an end, Elvis and the Gunners gets a tribute, Virgil Donati hits the Gov, Smitty & B. Goode announce Adelaide shows, Split Seconds launch album, The Night Terrors play the Ding Dong Lounge, Streetlight Symphony launch a new single, Thundamentals announce tour, Jeru The Damaja returns to the Espy, Fabulous Diamonds announce supports...
Filmed at Peats Ridge Festival and at Festival of the Sun, we find out the New Years Resolutions of bands from around Australia for 2012. Including The Brothers Grim, The Medics, Pigeon, The Holidays, The Delta Riggs, Microwave Jenny, The Snowdroppers, Benjalu, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Minnie Marks, Thundamentals, Sietta and Richard Cuthbert.
While at Peats Ridge Festival, Larry sat down with Thundamentals to talk about the phases of music making, touring with Drapht, and their shows around Australia.
Now in its 8th year, the Peats Ridge Festival seems to be getting bigger and bigger. World renowned as one of the leading sustainability events, "Peats" is one of the must do NYE events on most of Australian bucket lists. A gathering for all things eclectic, the event creates a environment like no other.
Thundamentals supplied the Aussie bass, Theophilus London brought the soul and Big Boi threw out the hits. If only 10% of the nights energy is captured in these photos I'll be a happy man.
Are you ready to rock this New Year’s season? Because the PYRAMID ROCK FESTIVAL sure as hell are!