Author: Matt Parnell

Renaissance Men: The Ansah Brothers Answer The Call

Renaissance Men: The Ansah Brothers Answer The Call

To be honest it’s a competition. It’s simply a competition ...
Never The Odd One Out: Jess Locke Talks Attitude And Making It Big

Never The Odd One Out: Jess Locke Talks Attitude And Making It Big

A lot of the bands I’ve gotten used to playing with aren’t necessarily similar in sound to me, but in ...
Going B-F Not A-Z: Not The Whole Story For Genesis Owusu

Going B-F Not A-Z: Not The Whole Story For Genesis Owusu

“I’m gonna do everything, catch me with a banjo next year. I’m learning keyboard, wanna learn saxophone, that’d be wild ...
Setting The Standard: ANU Art School Ball All About Safe Spaces And Good Vibes

Setting The Standard: ANU Art School Ball All About Safe Spaces And Good Vibes

I get the impression from my chat with this year’s coordinator, Jacqueline Meng, that the ANU School of Art Ball ...
Just Breathe: Citizen Kay Steps Up His Lyrical Game

Just Breathe: Citizen Kay Steps Up His Lyrical Game

The striking opening track of CITIZEN KAY’s new album, Belly of the Beast, features what is essentially two minutes of ...
Insufficient Intent: Titus O'Reily Spins Satire With Sport At The Street Theatre

Insufficient Intent: Titus O’Reily Spins Satire With Sport At The Street Theatre

“It’s the job of a satirist to point out the difference between the words and the reality,” says TITUS O’REILY, ...
Dizzee Rascal – Raskit

Dizzee Rascal – Raskit

[Dirtee Stank / Island Records] In a year where hip-hop has become arguably the world’s most listened-to genre, it is ...
Amine – Good For You

Amine – Good For You

[Republic Records] Put bluntly, Amine’s recent album Good For You isn’t an album for people who need qualifiers to enjoy ...
Tyler, The Creator – Flower Boy

Tyler, The Creator – Flower Boy

[Columbia] Every Tyler, The Creator album is distinctively a Tyler, The Creator album. The Odd Future founder has a distinctive ...
Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory

Vince Staples – Big Fish Theory

[Def Jam Recordings] This isn’t a Vince Staples album in the vein of the other Vince Staples albums. Let’s get ...