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Get To Know Emerging Australian Artist Jack Gray

Every now and then, you hear a voice that makes you sit up a little straighter; perhaps it makes you lean forward to hear a little more, with your hand reaching towards your music to turn the volume up. The latest artist that has given us that desire is young Australian artist Jack Gray.
His new single is ‘My Hands’ and we think it’s definitely worth adding him to your ‘One to Watch’ lists as he strives towards a big 2018/2019 ahead. Read on for our exclusive interview with him.

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Pacific Runway Returns For Its 7th Year This Month!

Pacific Runway, Australia’s most prestigious platform for Pacific origin designers, is returning once again to Sydney later this month. Hosted by Carriageworks as part of its yearly program, Pacific Runway proves that Pacific origin fashion design is the next big source of global style.
Pacific Runway’s purpose is to open a dialogue about the Pacific fashion industries and their influence on global fashion. The Pacific is not just a source of inspiration, it is a producer of viable, ethical, sustainable and exciting fashion product. Click through for more details.

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Premiere: Local to Local’s Lotus Emerges With ‘TPE’

There’s a new group from Melbourne that are currently making waves and they should definitely be on your radar too.
Local to Local (made up of LARKS, Anbar, Lotus & Kiid Koda) are four individual artists who have combined their talents to form a collaborative crew and recently released their “One Day” mixtape, a record full of soul, R&B, trap and club sounds, with a new single to be released each week.
Check out the premiere of their new single ‘TPE’ right now.

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[Gig Review] Soaring High With Flight Facilities at the Enmore

Just when you thought Sydney’s nightlife was on dying, Sydney electronic duo Flight Facilities flew in and took to the stage last Thursday night for their ‘All Your Love’ Australian tour. Hugo Gruzman and James Lyell, the guys behind the decks, brought an energy unlike any other Flight Facilities gig before.
Read our review by Talica Tamanitoakula.
Photography by Ishan Sharma.

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An Open Letter to Mac Miller’s New Record “SWIMMING”

So I decided to switch it up with the review format of Mac Miller’s new record “SWIMMING”. Because I was able to relate to it on such a personal level, I didn’t want to treat it as a typical record review. Instead, I decided to break down my thoughts in an open letter to its core creator, Mr Malcolm McCormick.

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Sydney DJ Lauren Hansom created a playlist for The 5 to 9 Life

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!

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