Genesis Owusu

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ACL 2022 Lineup: Flume and Genesis Owusu to join Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paramore and more

May 12, 2022

The Austin City Limits Festival has just dropped its 2022 lineup, and once again it spans many decades, genres, and music tastes. This October, over two weekends, an eclectic mix of the biggest names in music will join the next generation of artists, as they fill Zilker Park in Austin, Texas in what is one […]

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ARIA 2021

Live Review: Genesis Owusu + 1300 + Bukhu – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (09.03.22)

March 13, 2022

It has been rapidly coming together for Genesis Owusu. After releasing an EP in 2017, and some singles in the following years, everything was set and bubbling, on the threshold of an explosion; a big, dramatic and impossible to miss kind of explosion. With the release of his debut studio album, Smiling with No Teeth, […]

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New Music Discoveries 18th Feb: Gag Salon, Ye Vagabonds and more

February 18, 2022

This week we have added ten new songs to our Discovery playlist; including an exclusive single premiere. Our Track of the Week goes to London newcomers Gag Salon and their debut single “Horses”. Recorded in Glasgow’s Green Door Studio by Chris McCrory (Catholic Action, Walt Disco) “Horses” is an off-kilter delight of a debut, with its frenetic guitars, […]

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Line up announced for Adelaide’s Spin Off Festival 2022 featuring Glass Animals, Jack Harlow and more

January 19, 2022

In these times of uncertainty, it’s good to have some positive energy to look forward to. Adelaide’s own Spin Off Festival is back in 2022 with some of Splendour’s most popular bands. Get ready to party on Friday 22nd July with… GLASS ANIMALS · JACK HARLOW · SPACEY JANE · BALL PARK MUSIC · G […]

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The 40 Best Tracks of 2021

January 17, 2022

We’re officially back from our Summer hiatus, and kicking things off with a look back at our favourite tracks of 2021. Unlike our albums of the year piece, we won’t go in depth about each song on the list, and why it was included, but rather let the music itself do most of the talking. […]

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The 40 Best Albums of 2021

December 17, 2021

It’s that time of year when our team of music writers and editors get together to count down the 40 best albums of the year. And while this has been no usual year, the quality of music that has been released has been incredibly high. Suffice it to say, this has been a very difficult […]

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ARIA 2021

Genesis Owusu, The Kid LAROI, Budjerah, Tkay Maidza and more win their first ARIA Awards at tonight’s ceremony

November 24, 2021

It was a night for newcomers at the 2021 ARIA Awards tonight. They were held tonight at Taronga Zoo on Cammeraigal country and streamed around the world on YouTube. Showcasing the strength of music in Australia, there was an unprecedented number of first-time winners of ARIAs. On the back of his outstanding debut album Smiling […]

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Here’s how many ARIA Awards 2021 nominations all your favs got!

October 20, 2021

The 2021 ARIA Awards have just announced their nominees, celebrating the best in Australian music of the last 12 months. Like last year, this year’s event will stream live on YouTube around the world. Amy Shark and Genesis Owusu (pictured) have topped the nominations list with 6 a piece. Here’s the full list of how […]

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Album of the Week: Genesis Owusu – Smiling With No Teeth (2021 LP)

March 4, 2021

Genesis Owusu is an artist in control. Taking a few years to get here, his debut album Smiling With No Teeth showcases an artist well and truly ready to breakdown barriers and take the world on, fifteen tracks at a time. A lengthy debut, Smiling With No Teeth is the sign of an artist not […]

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The 40 Best Australian Tracks of 2020

December 14, 2020

As voted by our contributors for the 12th consecutive year, we’re thrilled to end 2020 with a list of our favourite Australian songs of the year. Unlike the albums list you saw last week, today we’re keeping things simple: inviting you to listen to a playlist of the 40 tracks our writers chose. We hope […]

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The 40 Best Australian Songs of 2019

January 20, 2020

With the Hottest 100 voting closing today, we thought we’d take our annual look back on the best songs of 2019. And should you still have to vote, we wanted to give you some ideas on some great local music to consider including in your top ten. We’ve put the 40 songs together in a […]

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Track of the Day: imbi the girl feat. Genesis Owusu “peaches & scream” (2019)

November 6, 2019

Non-binary neo-soul artist imbi the girl is gearing up to release their new EP, back then, and we’ve got a little taste of what’s to come in today’s Track of the Day, “peaches & scream“. back then will see imbi delve into their past, exploring the childhood experiences that have brought the artist to where […]

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Festival Review: Day Two at Yours & Owls proved why trekking to Wollongong is well worth it.

October 9, 2019

After a truly excellent first day of Yours & Owls Festival, spirits were definitely high as Day Two rolled in over Wollongong’s trampled Stuart Park. Although the morning looked like an ominous rainstorm, punters were luckily blessed with an evening of pristine perfect clouds and an equally dreamy line-up of acts. I caught Perth’s Spacey […]

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Splendour Interview: KAIIT (AUS) on her SITG debut, manifesting and thrift shopping

July 20, 2019

KAIIT is a 21-year-old R&B protegé currently based in Melbourne, but making some serious waves across the nation. Her debut EP Live From Her Room has garnered her an incredible amount of attention and even landed her the Unpublished award at the 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition. At such a young age, this performer appears well […]

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Live Review: Ruel + Genesis Owusu – Sydney Opera House (16.05.19)

May 19, 2019

Pure pandemonium took over the Sydney Opera House on Thursday when sixteen-year-old pop protégé Ruel graced the stage. The electricity of nervous girls was reminiscent of the One Direction Up All Night concert tour when the boy band first blessed Australian shores. Needless to say, Ruel’s trajectory is looking to be a similar superstardom with […]

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Photo Gallery: Ruel + Genesis Owusu – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (08.05.19)

May 14, 2019

Ruel put on two memorable shows, both to mammoth sold out crowds, at the Forum Theatre on the Melbourne swing of his current tour celebrating the release of his latest single, “Painkiller”.

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Live Review: Noname impresses with Genesis Owusu and Colette to kick off Room 25 tour in Melbourne

September 23, 2018

At Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on Friday evening, fans waded through AFL and Rugby goers to squeeze into a line to see one of the most exciting and adored rappers of 2018. Fresh off the release of her stellar album Room 25, Noname has a string of shows in Australia in addition to her spot in Listen Out […]

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Mojo Juju, Party Dozen and more to perform at the National Live Music Awards

November 29, 2017

The National Live Music Awards have today announced the performers set to take to stages around the country as we enter the home stretch of the event’s countdown. Taking place in eight venues around Australia next Thursday, the NLMAs have got special guests in store for each and every one. The Melbourne Gala, hosted by triple […]

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