Music

Nostalgic meets futuristic in Pjenné’s dark Midday Mix

After spending years enjoying music from the other side of the booth, Melbourne’s Pjenné is spending time behind it, carving up some of the most interesting electronic and world music.

Soundcheck 14 – 20 August: Equality Weekender, Volumes Festival, Willaris. K, Sir Spyro & More

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phile and Nerve get deep & dark on The Midday Mix

Blitzkrieg techno, electro and breaks: phile & Nerve throw it down on the Midday Mix.

Low Flung charters new territory on AfterHour

Moontown Records head honcho Low Flung takes you through half an hour of live self-styled ambience.

Independent Artist of the Week: DAY SPA

Treat yourself to a spiritual journey with DAY SPA, an audio visual project by Sydney’s Julius Gibson.

Interview: Irish Hip Hop Trio Hare Squead on Swiss Dank

Blending hip hop, soul and pop with a Dublin twist, Hare Squead are bringing Ireland’s rising hip-hop scene to the world. Mowgli May got singer Jessy Rose on the phone in anticipation of ‘Season 2’.

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Label Hunting with Cosmjn & Lizz (Romania): Mantra Collective

Romanian tastemakers Cosmjn & Lizz give us their top label picks ahead of their Sydney set with Mantra Collective this weekend.

Future Islands talk DIY spaces, a secluded beach house & ‘The Far Field’

“The interesting thing is when squats and DIY spaces continue to exist – that they don’t just pop up until the cops shut it down or the cops find out. The thing that’s kind of forgotten is the beauty and bravery and rebellious spirit that begins those spaces.”

Soundcheck 7 – 13 August: Miss Blanks, Orion, Michael Crafter, The Babe Rainbow & More

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Premiere: Ainsley Farrell’s inner Dracula emerges in ‘Dark Hours’ video

The Sydney-based singer songwriter has just unveiled the visuals to accompany her eerie and enchanting single ‘Dark Hours’.