Showcasing a careful balance between the confidence of rap and the lighter, ambient embrace of electro-pop, KELLV3N’s Champagne Star offers a summer-ready anthem of good vibes and optimism.
Raising the bar for Australian hip hop with impressive sound-design and gritty, compelling bars united, Quantez lights up the space with ease, as the new EP Different Zone emerges.
“All the people closest to me will tell you I’m a bit of a sensitive soul. So in saying that, it came as quite a shock for me to have received my very first dislike on one of the songs I had uploaded to my You tube channel.”
Complex thoughts and skilful sound-design join forces to gift listeners escapism of inspiring depths – BLOOODHOUND releases the six-track project R.A.T., and it’s a provocative dream to disappear into.
Openly dedicated towards improving awareness and understanding of mental health struggles in our society, Griegz crafted My Own Enemy after suffering from depression and indeed, sadly, losing loved ones to it.
Celebrating the power of collaboration and simultaneously exploring the struggle of addiction, Ghost Singers’ new single Remember Me brings about heartache and considerate calm as it softly pours through.
Despite the band name, Israeli-Australian twins Itamar and Daniel Livne write songs to stir up feelings of unity, and to discreetly combat the real-life bigots of our society.
It’s fascinating, and incredibly impressive, to note how accurately Darren manages to portray each experience as indicated by the title. The detail and authenticity of the sound is stunning.
Emerging complete with an accomapnying video loaded with high energy good vibes, performance shots & summertime scenes, Island Way proves the perfect antidote to a long winter.
“Touring the US and getting to meet and work with some of the real blues musicians is a real buzz. I learn so much working with them. More than you could learn than listening to a 1000 albums. It’s hands on stuff, you really can’t learn any other way.”
The audio in full has the effect of creating a cinematic experience for listeners, guiding you down these smokey back streets as hints of a story-line and imagery rain down softly around you.
Songwriting stands tall on this one, short lines walk you through a long-form yet rhythmic melody, by means of a surprisingly gentle leading voice – a quality that proves recognisable and unique to the Plastic Barricades sound.