Deeper Read: Why 25 Year Old North London Rapper Little Simz Is Our Album of the Week Artist
Kendrick described her as possibly ‘the illest doing it right now’ – but mainstream recognition has been slow for London rapper Little Simz. Her new record ‘GREY Area’, Triple R’s Album of the Week, could change all that, though.
Deeper Read: How DJ Screw Changed the Sound of Hip Hop
From the thousands of mixtapes he sold from his driveway, Houston legacy DJ Screw established the now-famous chopped and screwed DJ technique – but the closest thing he had to a ‘single’ was a mixtape he made for a friend’s birthday (by now, it’s likely to have sold enough to be a platinum record).
Treat Yourself to an In-Depth Exploration of Melbourne’s Feminist Punk History
Something pretty cool went down here in Melbourne recently: ‘Rah! Rah!’, a feminist punk retrospective of the last 30 years of female, femme and non-binary sounds from this city. We broadcast three of the talks panels on International Women’s Day – and they’re now available for your streaming pleasure!
Say Hello to the Artists Performing During our International Women’s Day Live to Air Extravaganza This Friday
It’s official – we’re pants-wettingly excited for to feast our eyeballs and earholes on the absolutely ripper lineup of women and gender non-conforming musical artists who’ll be tearing down the house during Dropout Boogie for International Women’s Day.
Deeper Read: Meet the Players in Melbourne’s Indie Videogame Scene
Ever heard of Necrobarista, a visual novel game about the living dead set in a Melbourne café? Or what about Bush Bash, an arcade cabinet made out of the front half of a Mitsubishi sedan? These are just some of the works coming out of our city’s thriving independent videogame scene. The Byte Into IT crew introduce us to some of the talented individuals behind the scenes.
Deeper Read: How to Be an Excellent Communicator with Einstein A Go-Go’s Dr Shane
‘The audience member will always read the PowerPoint slide text before the speaker gets through it […] This is particularly problematic where dinner is served at presentations because people may be tempted to poke their own eyes out with the fork due to boredom.’
Deeper Read: Why David McComb’s Deleted Solo Album Is a Lost Treasure
Triffids founder and songwriter David McComb died 20 years ago this week – and his long deleted solo album Love of Will has finally been digitally re-released. Under the Sun’s Jonathan Alley, who’s wrapping up a documentary on McComb, reappraises a forgotten gem.