On the one-year anniversary of his “Mood Forever” debut EP release, Manu Crooks gave a spectacular homecoming performance from Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, Cargo Hall last weekend supported by friends, close collaborators and incredible talents. Check out exclusive photos from the night captured by Ken Leanfore.
Red Bull Music today reveals it will return to Sydney and Melbourne at the end of the month for a three-day celebration of musical collaboration and genre-pushing sounds. Starring spiritual jazz guru Lonnie Liston Smith, on his first-ever Australian visit, and a hometown performance from Sydney’s hip-hop hero, Manu Crook$, Red Bull Music’s August offering is set to impress. Click through for more details.
Sydney DJ Lauren Hansom recently kicked off DARK MOFO for Red Bull Music. From mainstay stints on local community station FBi Radio, to appearing on NTS and supporting the likes of Palms Trax, Jayda G and John Talabot, Hansom weaves through jazz, acid, industrial and electro with outwardly open ease. Lucky for us, she created a playlist for The 5 to 9 Life which you can check out right now!
Last night, while scrolling through my Twitter feed, I was attracted to the news that Red Bull were going to be releasing a free download of D’Angelo’s new single the following evening for their new campaign #20Before15. I immediately clicked retweet and signed up for the mailing list to be one of thousands to hear the new tune.
Now, you can too. Click through for an exclusive listen of D’Angelo’s new single.