Manu Crook$

The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Single of the Day: Manu Crook$ “Buddy Buddy” (2017)

December 11, 2017

There’s a revolution happening in Aussie hip-hop, and Manu Crook$ is leading the charge. It’s been said before and I’ll say it again here, at first listen a Manu Crook$ track sounds at home in the Atlanta rap scene. But in reality, the Ghana born rapper is based in Sydney, joining the new generation of […]

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Alex Cameron, Gussy, Odette and more nominated for 2017 FBi SMAC Awards

November 30, 2017

For another year, Sydney’s FBi Radio have unleashed the nominees for the SMAC Awards. Celebrating the city’s artistic and creative community, the SMAC Awards will be returning to Carriageworks in January for the ceremony to be held on the 30th and broadcast live on FBi 94.5FM. Among the nominees this year, Alex Cameron and Cloud Control are […]

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Red Bull Sound Select announces new End of Uni tour ft. REMI, Slum Sociable & more

November 6, 2017

Monthly music series Red Bull Sound Selects has announced a new tour this month to celebrate the end of the university semester. The concert series is curated by a team if entertainment heavyweights including Dune Rats, Bloc Party and Co-Presents Festival. Each city has its own unique lineup including Remi, jazz-pop band Slum Sociable, and […]

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Byron Bay’s Falls Festival just got a lot bigger; 2,500 extra tickets on sale this week

October 30, 2017

One of the newer additions to the Falls Festival family has just levelled up for this year’s festivities. The Byron Bay leg of the touring New Year’s festival has announced its expansion for 2017/2018, as well as a bunch of new local acts to join the likes of Run The Jewels, The Kooks and Foster the People on the […]

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Sosefina’s picks: 11 acts who left a lasting impression at BIGSOUND

September 12, 2017

My third BIGSOUND brought with it some definite highlights, from corners I wasn’t expecting. There was a solid hip hop presence at this year’s festival, striking an instant contrast between the hard hitting MC’s and the usual fare of bands taking up on stages throughout the Valley. A main take away I came away from […]

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Manu Crook$ and Caiti Baker reign supreme through BIGSOUND’s second night

September 7, 2017

Night Two of BIGSOUND brought some huge voices out to The Valley on Wednesday night. Split between heavy hitting vocals and fleshed out bands, we were spoiled for choice; when you have the likes of Total Giovanni and The Belligerents rolling alongside buzz artists like Body/Type and Willaris.K, you know that the Australian band scene is heaving. We made sure […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week (14th August 2017)

August 14, 2017

Welcome back! How was your week? Fantastic? Excellent. Miss all the best new releases? Don’t fret. Dive into this week’s Spotify playlist boasting a hypnotic cut from Nosaj Thing’s new album, a funky new release from Mojo Juju and a swing-dance tribute about vampires by Marlon Williams, plus plenty more. ———- This content has recently been […]

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Music Video of the Day: Manu Crook$ “Ridin” (2017)

August 8, 2017

Manu Crook$ has had a hectic few months, the lead up to his shows with Stormzy positioned the young MC on a platform for greatness and as a result of them, Manu Crook$ is now a name more and more people have been chatting about. Rightly so, too. Everything we have heard from him so far […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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