Conor Herbert

Melbourne. Hip hop + pop + rock + music from my angsty teen phase. Full of trivia. ABBA to Yeezy and everything in between.

No longer "wearing all black, standing in the back": Free Nationals step out

They’ve played festival slots, headline shows and late-night fixtures as Anderson .Paak’s band, but Free Nationals are on a funky mission of their own.

16 hours ago

A Plan Comes Together: In Conversation with Joey Purp

Joseph Davis never really planned to be one of his city’s most acclaimed emcees, but with a little help from his daughter, he's learning to look into the future.

1 month ago

Vegyn wants to laugh: "Music is a real opportunity for escapism."

After striking up a close rapport with Frank Ocean, Joe Thornalley – better known as Vegyn – returns to the fore, an artist on an unconventional mission of his own.

1 month ago

From French electro-house to Frank Ocean: SebastiAn steps out

On Thirst, his first record in eight years, the Ed Banger veteran relishes in the adventurous collaborative spirit that’s defined his quietly exceptional decade.

1 month ago

Rico Nasty is a Spongebob in a sea of Squidwards

She’s energised and unapologetic, but also a massive Spongebob Squarepants fan. Rico Nasty is unlike anyone else in rap.

4 months ago

Rich Brian: The Sailor and The Captain

Catch Rich Brian, Indonesia's premier hip-hop export, back in Australia this month playing his latest album, The Sailor.

4 months ago

Denzel Curry and the Carol City ZUU

On his latest album - arguably his best yet - the Miami rapper keeps things close to home.

6 months ago

The Three Man Weave: Injury Reserve’s Innovative Arrival

With an Australian tour scheduled for next month, Arizona's most exciting rap trio breaks through on their debut album.

7 months ago

Rap, therapised: Inside the labyrinth of Dave’s opus, Psychodrama

Playing Splendour In The Grass this winter, the UK rapper has quickly established himself as one of the scene's best.

7 months ago

Falling Forward: In Conversation with DUCKWRTH

The LA-born hip-hop chameleon will be returning to Australia for Groovin The Moo and headline shows with MØ this April/May.

8 months ago

From Broken Bones to Black Panther: The Redemption of Jay Rock

In the midst of his first Australian tour, we talk to the Californian rapper about Kendrick, winning a GRAMMY and his latest album.

9 months ago

Anderson .Paak announces his star-studded new album with new single, King James

Ventura will be Paak's second album in six months when it arrives on April 12th.

9 months ago

“You’re not gonna make everybody happy.” An interview with rap's rising star, Joey Purp

After a massive 2018, we catch up with the Chicago hip-hop force to talk QUARTERTHING, Kanye, the music industry and more.

1 year ago

Denzel Curry Isn’t Afraid of the Taboo

With headline shows and slots at Origin Fields and Laneway to come, we talk to one of hip-hop’s most dynamic names.

1 year ago

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