Conor Herbert

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

Sarah Levins Takes Flight

On North Birds, a slice of singer-songwriter serenity, Sydneysider Sarah Levins gets the band together to chase the music she hears in her head

4 months ago

Running Out Of Time with Romanie

On her debut record, ‘Are We There Yet?,’ singer-songwriter Romanie puts her introspections to rollicking indie rock, making for some uncommonly catchy self-reflection

5 months ago

Juice, Worth The Squeeze

On JULIA, the debut record from Naarm-based singer-songwriter Juice Webster, one of the country’s best singer-songwriters makes herself known

6 months ago

The Folky Folklore of Lady Apple Tree

In the lead-up to her debut EP, Lady Apple Tree — that’s singer-songwriter Haylie Hostetter — talks to us about her musical beginnings, a hectic tour schedule, the influence of folktales, and her exciting new moniker

7 months ago

There’s a By Storm Coming

In the wake of Stepa J. Groggs’ death, Nathaniel Ritchie and Parker Corey are moving on from Injury Reserve with one last look in the rearview — and the debut of their new duo, By Storm

9 months ago

Dolce Blue’s Sweet Melancholy

On their sophomore album, Sweet Melancholy, Perth four-piece Dolce Blue dig deeper into the bittersweet feeling of young adulthood, navigating love and heartache with a bluesy touch

9 months ago

Jacob Check into Hospital

On the release of their riotously fun new single, Hospital, Newcastle-Wollongong five-piece Jacob talk tour habits, embracing fun, and the absurdist influence behind their upcoming third LP, 'The Rock Band'

9 months ago

Sentimental Slinging

On their long-awaited debut record, Sentimentalism, Naarm five-piece The Slingers craft melancholy ‘motel pop’ that speaks to this strange age of loneliness

9 months ago

Sputnik Sweetheart Are Changing

On their second EP, ‘Far From You,’ Canberra four-piece Sputnik Sweetheart sound better than ever — and more ready to follow their whims wherever it leads.

9 months ago

dust Never Settles

In the wake of their debut EP, Justin of Newcastle five-piece dust talks creative process, lyrical inspiration, live shows, and their explosive arrival as ones-to-watch.

10 months ago

Sarah Levins’ Butterfly Effect

Get to know the emerging Sydney-based folk-pop singer-songwriter and her enchanting new single

10 months ago

Hugo Van Buuren’s Place For Everything

On his debut EP, Naarm-based artist Hugo Van Buuren flaunts his sharp lyrical edge, hones his indie-folk inflections, and finds longing, romance, and perfection in the chaos

11 months ago

One Degree of Sunfruits

Following the release of their much-anticipated debut album, Winter McQuinn of Sunfruits talks us through climate angst, making a statement, and grooving on the brink of the apocalypse

12 months ago

Introducing the Loveable Laurie Cave

Get to know the UK-born, Melbourne-based singer-songwriter and his powerful debut single

1 year ago

Now To Noakesy, with The News

We catch up with the Naarm/Melbourne-based singer-songwriter and his new EP, 'Yesterday's Paper'

1 year ago

Interview: Jaywop

On Sew It Seams his new EP, Tacoma-by-Phoenix emcee Jaywop reflects on a life-changing two years, ruminating on all that’s changed and all the things that’ve stayed the same.

1 year ago

Say Hello to Vicky Farewell

In the wake of her debut record, we spoke with Vicky Farewell about stepping from co-writer to solo act, her pandemic production process, and what excites her most about Sweet Company.

2 years ago

VITA, Revitalised

Sydney-born VITA reconnects with her past on the explosive LIBRE, a transgressive EP unlike anything she’s done before. We talk inspiration, influence, rapport, and getting a confidence boost — and a feature — from Meechy Darko.

2 years ago

Orion Sun Makes Her Getaway

In the wake of her triumphant Getaway, Philadelphia artist Orion Sun talks tour, collaboration, self-care, and rolling with the punches.

2 years ago

Aitch: Hits, Heart, and New Horizons

Ahead of his Splendour slot and his long-delayed Australia tour, Manchester emcee Aitch talks about his new single “Baby,” his love for the camera, and what we can expect from 2022.

2 years ago

The Return of Montgomery

Synth-pop purveyor Montgomery dropped an EP, found a fan in Taylor Swift, and all but vanished for a half-decade — now, following a seachange, she’s back with her second effort.

2 years ago

Saba, From Nothing to Abundance

On Few Good Things, Saba is older, wiser, and looking back on his story — the highs, the lows, and the timeless challenges faced over generations of family.

2 years ago

Meet MINOE, the Canadian musician making magic out of swirling and sultry R&B

On her new single Might Be, Canadian R&B artist MINOE fuses passions, convictions, and sobering realisations with wordless melodies and sweeping synths.

2 years ago

The uneasy beauty of Tirzah: “I didn't have any expectations.”

On her sophomore album Colourgrade, London’s Tirzah builds on her intricately spacious sound, diving into the passions of her new familial life.

3 years ago

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