Review: The Falls Music & Arts Festival stands strong amid a jam-packed Australian festival season

January 3, 2017

There was something different about the Falls Music & Arts Festival in 2016. Even now, a few days on from New Year’s Eve, I can’t put my finger on it. Following the Victorian event’s temporary relocation to Mt. Duneed Estate last year, we returned to the hallowed and lush surrounds of the Great Otway National Park in Lorne and […]

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London Grammar, The Avalanches, Violent Soho & more join Childish Gambino for the 2016 Falls Festival!

August 23, 2016

Following on from this morning’s announcement that London Grammar would be joining Childish Gambino on this year’s Falls Festival tour, the festival organisers have continued to make our Tuesday by following through with a stack of international and local names set to hit festival sites in Lorne, Byron and Marion Bay and of course for its first year, Fremantle, […]

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Single of the Day: Ta-Ku + Wafia “Love Somebody” (2016)

August 4, 2016

It’s really excited to see some of Australia’s best talents being appreciated overseas. A few of the talented artists doing their own thing, and getting recognised for it are Ta-ku and Wafia, hailing from Perth and Brisbane. They’ve just teamed up for an EP titled (m)edian, set for release this weekend and have given us another preview, the […]

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16 fresh tunes by Splendour in the Grass artists you must listen to ahead of the weekend!

July 20, 2016

The Splendour in the Grass party kicks off tomorrow – if you’re staying in Brisbane for the party at The Triffid or if you’re getting to Byron in time for the huge official shindig at The Northern, there’s going to be a solid chance you’re going to enter the actual festival already on a high. For the rest […]

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Anohni, Poliça, Hiatus Kaiyote and more to feature in free Vivid Live artist talks

May 11, 2016

A series of free creative conversations have been announced as part of this year’s Vivid LIVE in the form of “Artist Talks”, featuring rare and in-depth discussions with the likes of Anohni, Ta-ku, Poliça and Wafia, alongside a live recording of popular podcast Song Explored (featuring Hiatus Kaiyote) and much more. In addition to the free events, the festival will also […]

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Vivid Sydney 2016: From Bjork’s Virtual Reality exhibition to Bon Iver’s world first live show

March 17, 2016

Starting from Friday 27th May, Sydney will once again turn into an illuminated playground of lights, music, and ideas, as Vivid Sydney returns for it’s longest run in the festival’s history. Now five days longer (extended until Saturday 18th June), the world renowned platform will be bringing in cutting-edge, world premiere projects from the likes […]

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Single of the Day: Charles Murdoch ft. Ta-Ku, Wafia & Hak “Frogs” (2015)

November 17, 2015

Now here’s a candidate for collaboration of the year. The new Charles Murdoch single brings Ta-ku’s first vocal performance into a duet with the stunning voice of Wafia, all over minimalistic synths and a trip-hop esque beat. This one’s lifted off the 2015 Future Classic sampler, so we’re not sure if we’ll see it on […]

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Single of the Day: Ta-ku Ft Wafia “American Girl” (2015)

October 29, 2015

Perth producer Ta-ku has teamed up with Brisbane songstress Wafia for an interesting, stripped back interpretation of Estelle and Kanye West’s hit single “American Boy”. With Ta-ku stepping his own game up with vocal work, this track marks a pretty big leap for the acclaimed beat-maker who is still enjoying accolades from the brilliant EP […]

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Tame Impala, San Cisco, Tired Lion among WA Music Awards nominees for 2015!

October 23, 2015

Today has seen some of WA’s best musicians honoured, with the nominations for the 2015 WA Music Awards being revealed again as part of the WAM Festival. Tame Impala leads the charge this year, scoring six  nominations (excluding individual nominations in the Craft Awards), while Pond aren’t too far behind, with five noms to their name. Nominations […]

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Album Review: Ta-Ku – Songs To Make Up To (2015 EP)

June 29, 2015

Within the first few seconds, Perth producer/entrepreneurial barber Ta-Ku has put you into a smoothly lush atmosphere. Displaying his power over composition, Songs To Make Up To is a blissful flow of samples and vocals that evolves so naturally that it goes beyond pleasurable listening. Eliciting such a level of emotion where only half the […]

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