REVIEW | G-Funk | Screening as part of The American Essentials Film Festival

In it's relatively short lifespan, hip-hop has become one of the biggest musical movements in the world, influencing at least 3 generations of head nodding, rhyme spitting, baggy pant wearing youths from all social walks of life. As it continues to evolve and expand into the populist conscience of the world, it's roots are both loved by plenty and ignored … Continue reading REVIEW | G-Funk | Screening as part of The American Essentials Film Festival

REVIEW | Larry Heard, Gaussian Curve, Gigi Masin with Tako & Jamie Tiller at Melbourne Town Hall | September 10 | Presented by Animals Dancing and Crown Ruler

It's 2am - Sunday morning - and I need to be at work in about... 8 hours. Most people would probably call it a night, fighting for as much beauty sleep as possible, before another dose of 9 to 5. But I can't find myself doing that right now, instead, I'm sitting here, laptop in hand, trying … Continue reading REVIEW | Larry Heard, Gaussian Curve, Gigi Masin with Tako & Jamie Tiller at Melbourne Town Hall | September 10 | Presented by Animals Dancing and Crown Ruler

MUSIC | Technique Tokyo Mix Series 056 with Sleep D

From the southern fringe of Melbourne, Sleep D are quickly establishing themselves as the axis of the Australian electronic subterranean. The duo send dancers around the bend with their weekly DJ sets and compelling live performances that have transposed riverside amphitheatres, Boiler Room, Inner Varnika and Golden Plains Festival. Founding the coveted Butter Sessions imprint, … Continue reading MUSIC | Technique Tokyo Mix Series 056 with Sleep D

VIDEO | THUMP SPECIALS “RAVE DAYS: THE BIRTH OF MELBOURNE’S RAVE SCENE”

In 1989, Melbourne’s rave scene exploded. Far away from what was happening in the UK and US, the city’s interpretation was unique. In this THUMP Special, we hear firsthand accounts from some of the main players involved in Melbourne’s biggest parties and venues of the 90s (Biology, Global Village Every Picture Tells A Story, M.U.D.). … Continue reading VIDEO | THUMP SPECIALS “RAVE DAYS: THE BIRTH OF MELBOURNE’S RAVE SCENE”