Oliver Tank

Oliver Tank has been getting a bit of Triple J airplay lately and man, is he deserving of the attention! Surfacing via the industrious Unearthed project Tank’s a cut above the majority; he smoothly combines warped James Blake-like vocals, strings and electronic sounds. His sound is demonstrated well with a rendition of Snoop Dogg’s Beautiful … Continue reading

Big Boi + Theophilus London Tour Oz

Hurrah! Big Boi of Outkast fame, who also worked with Janelle Monae last year, is gracing Australia with Theophilus London and Fundamentals. Most of you will know Big Boi’s song Shutterbug (which has recently been doing the Triple J rounds). But this guy has a pretty interesting depth to his sound. It’s all pretty sublime. … Continue reading

Fly, Pigeon!

Happy readers! I have a little freebie today for y’all. Check it! (Urgh, is it a faux pas to continue using that term?) Californian rapper, Pigeon John, is touring our fair country in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this month! Those who don’t know the name will have likely heard The Bomb on Triple J, but … Continue reading

Special Dozen

I haven’t heard anything from Adelaide band Special Patrol in aaaages! They caught my attention (and the attention of many) with the song Changing Emily. They’ve toured with the likes of Ben Kweller, The Mountain Goats and Turin Breaks, and had plenty of air play around the nation. They’re set to release a new album, … Continue reading