George Clinton’s career is an open book, one he insists has yet to reach its final chapter. The architect of P-Funk returns to tell Rip Nicholson his story.
Death cult hip hop act Ho99o9 are rattling out their brand of mutated punk-rap with their new album, Jean and Eaddy refer to as being about “more than two people howling into the night”.Read more "Ho99o9 Say Their Brand Of Hip Hop/PunK Isn’t ‘A Pose’ Or ‘A Trend’"
Gallant has been leaving himself little messages, and learning to exist outside of classificationRead more "GALLANT – His Decision To Subvert The Mould Was Influenced By Seal"
From the chills of New York emerged the man whose name is rinsed and repeated through the ages of music. After a week tracking him down, the first words from Roy Ayers are “I’m still cooking!”Read more "ROY AYERS – Got “Big Money” From Quentin Tarantino"
Ahead of their Australian return, multi-instrumentalist David Lewis explains Paris Combo’s delicate balance and Rip Nicholson discovers what octopus traps and heartbreaks have to do with each other.Read more "PARIS COMBO – France Is Part Of Paris Combo, As Much As Its Players"
On his new album UK rapper Loyle Carner (aka Ben Coyle-Larner) has immortalised his parents. He explains to Rip Nicholson that he just wants to talk about what’s relevant.Read more "LOYLE CARNER – Immortalising His Parents Through Song"
Ten years since Uncle Sam Goddamn drew heavy fire for its controversial critique of America’s human rights violations, Ali Douglas Newman, aka Brother Ali, has abandoned braggadocio but kept the candour.Read more "BROTHER ALI – Abandoning Braggadocio But Keeping The Candour"