Live Review: Kelela pulls off a brilliant debut of Take Me Apart in Melbourne

January 18, 2018

I’ve loved Kelela‘s music ever since first listening to her Cut 4 Me EP back in 2013 or 2014. Her voice – followed by FKA twigs a few years later – signalled a great resurgence of sultry, rich female driven R&B that now, we’ve seen fully embraced by artists from the US and UK in particular. Where twigs’ […]

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Live Review: Sampa The Great reigns supreme at St. Paul’s Cathedral for Melbourne Music Week

November 27, 2017

Saint Paul’s Cathedral has been playing host to some of Melbourne’s most talented artists over the last week. The 126 year old neo-gothic church, located in Melbourne’s CBD, proved to be a striking backdrop for the centre of Melbourne Music Week and promised a music experience like no other. On Friday, the cathedral saw Sampa […]

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Fortunes release new single “Focus” from their forthcoming EP, out April 28th

March 21, 2017

New Zealand born, Melbourne-based duo Fortunes have released another new track ahead of their Undress EP dropping April 28th via Future Classic. “Focus” is stripped back and follows a spare-electro arrangement led by Conor McCabe’s  always buttery, soulful vocals. “Focus” follows up the equally slinky “501’s”, framing these guys to potentially put out one of […]

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The Hills Are Alive announces Cloud Control, Amy Shark and more for 2017 festival

February 8, 2017

The hills are definitely going to be alive in South Gippsland in March. The 9th annual ‘Festival of Friends’ and the line-up for The Hills Are Alive is all killer, no filler. For three days, the farm comes alive with music, comedians, food, field games, and for the really committed, free camping. Featuring the likes of Cloud Control, Dope Lemon, Amy […]

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Single of the Day: Fortunes “501s” (2016)

October 24, 2016

Who doesn’t love a bit of good fortune? Good thing we’ve been blessed with Conor McCabe and Barnaby Matthews aka Fortunes then, because the music they’re making together continues to hypnotise and intrigue. Based in Melbourne, the NZ duo have recently shared their new single “501s” – the first single from their new record (coming in 2017). Having signed […]

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