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!”
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"
Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi discusses his dislike of Wagner, love of AC/DC and playing on a floating platform in the Arctic OceanRead more "LUDOVICO EINAUDI – Playing To An Audience Of One Seal In The Arctic"
Parcels’ Noah Hill and Louie Swain, bound up in a Berlin bar, reveal how moving to Berlin and recording in Paris for their new EP has changed the way in which they record.Read more "PARCELS – Packaging Themselves In A New, European Way"
The D.A.I.S.Y.-driven Native Tongue act are famous for delivering a live game on point with any full blown, boom-bap act. Their call-and-response game unparalleled. This is a De La Soul party — ain’t no half-steppin’.Read more "DE LA SOUL – Oh Hello!"