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SoulFest

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A new annual music festival is coming to Australia’s East Coast in October, despite the recent troubles that the festival scene has had within the past few months.

Maybe SoulFest will be the one to prove us all wrong. Who knows?

Are you willing to take that risk?

An Interview with IAMNOBODI

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Nothing beats some good, chilled out music to immerse yourself in after a crazy day. And believe me, I’ve been experiencing that pretty much on a daily basis lately.

Although his base work is rooted in hip hop, you’ll hear many other sounds and styles blended into the work of IAMNOBODI.

Each time I listen to his work – in particular, his debut record ‘Elevated’ – I am able to drown out the noise and distractions of the world around me, focusing on what really matters in that moment – the music.

IAMNOBODI is also the latest individual I’ve managed to gain some insight from. And within that insight, he’s left me feeling rather inspired.

Record Review: Ta-ku – DOWHATYOULOVE

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Regan Mathews aka Ta-ku has been at it again.

Whether it’s albums, guest mixes or taking a song that already sounds good and remixing it to make it sound even better, the Perth producer has shown that he really can do it all. And it seems as though he is not prepared to slow down or stop anytime soon.

And let’s all hope that he doesn’t.

Check out his debut record DOWHATYOULOVE, which you can purchase now via Jakarta Records.

Concert Review: José James at The Standard

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Last Saturday, I witnessed a soulful and seductive live performance by Brooklyn’s own José James at The Standard in Sydney.

That night, José James gave us a smooth and intimate performance, showcasing songs from his new album, No Beginning No End, accompanied by his talented band members, who each gave us a solo performance of their own.