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.
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!"
Stephen ‘Stevie Stone‘ Williams hits Australia for Malta Bend, the name of his latest album and the town where his parents met. “Without that itty-bitty segregated town there really wouldn’t be no me,” he tells Rip Nicholson. STEVIE STONE interviewed October 29, 2016 For Street Press Australia [VIEW HERE] Midwest rapper Stevie Stone was born in Columbia, […]Read more "STEVIE STONE – Rap And Record Labels Are A Family Business"
Fifty years ago, Rodriguez played dingy “hooker bars, motorcycle funerals” with his back turned. Tonight, he feels for what is around him and touches out in front for the mic. Although Rodriguez is losing his eyesight, his voice remains a mythological giant to his story of discovery.Read more "RODRIGUEZ – Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)"