Soul Benefits

Tired Lion to Ocean Alley: 9 Artists to suss ahead of The Plot Festival!

October 25, 2016

Before going to any festival, I like to make a festival playlist to highlight a couple of my must catch acts and also, to pre-game. Anyway, here’s my picks for The Plot Festival! There are some rising goodies, as well as some more obscure and alternate acts for a little mix. TIRED LION I loved […]

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Live Review: Slum Village + Briggs + Conkarah – The Basement, Sydney (02.01.16)

January 5, 2016

You can’t have a conversation about hip-hop in Detroit without special mention to Slum Village; though the group’s line-up may have changed over the years, they are still an essential part of the city’s sound and play a big role in keeping the legacy of J Dilla, a former member, alive and well, in turn […]

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The 50 Best Hip-Hop and R&B tracks of 2015: Part Two – The Top 25

December 23, 2015

It’s that time of the year again; we’ve already rounded up the full AU crew’s Top 40 Songs of 2015, but here’s something a bit different. The AU’s Chris Singh looks at the best hip-hop and R&B tracks of 2015 after countless hours (probably days; who knows) of picking apart the year’s best releases and […]

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Music Video of the Day: Soul Benefits Ft. Angel “Step Up” (2015)

November 4, 2015

Continuing the smooth, soulful vibes showcased on 2014 hit “Back in the Day”, western Sydney trio Soul Benefits have hit with their first official single since linking up with local label Big Village. “Step Up” once again taps into the lush, harmonic sound that fuels these three lyricists, bringing in a jazzy hook by 17 […]

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