Music

MS MR: Hurricane

A new song has been stuck in my head for the past few days and the culprit is ‘Hurricane’ by MS MR.

Poppy, powerful, polished and just downright catchy. Take notice and press play!

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Michael Francis: I Don’t Love You

It’s kind of rare these days to find a quality artist that can rap and sing! Enter Michael Francis. Hailing from New Jersey, this crooner is doing damage to the music scene – in a good way. Francis delivers smooth and melodic vocals on top of well-thought out synths.

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Drake Ft. Rihanna: Take Care

It took him long enough, but Drake finally released the video for “Take Care”, his standout collaboration with Rihanna.

Although the lyrics obviously portray the ups and downs of a relationship, the visuals that accompany the track is unique and cryptic featuring Rihanna, animals and mountains. Watch and see for yourself.

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Matt Corby: The Winter Tour

Matt Corby has announced ‘The Winter Tour‘; a national run of theatre shows in June 2012. His recent ‘Into the Flame’ tour saw Matt play 14 shows to over 10,000 fans in 18 days, and with this tour, he hoping to bring something special to the table. Playing in theatre venues across the country, Matt and friends will be performing some old favourites along with a couple of new unheard songs. As the last Australian headline tour before the release of Matt’s debut album later in the year, this will be a tour not to be missed…. I can’t wait!

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Odd Future

What started out as a concert review, turned out to be way more than that. Check out my musings on the controversial hip hop crew Odd Future – mainly their live performance at the Enmore in January and their crazy, but influential song ‘Radicals’.

A lot of people think that the hype that surrounds them is just that: hype. But hopefully, this post will change your mind.

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Concert Review: Kid Cudi at Heatwave

It’s been labelled as the worst hip hop festival ever organised down under, with both artists and punters leaving the shows unhappy. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case for those who attended in Sydney.

I was there to see headlining act Kid Cudi and only him. Find out what happened when the “How To Make It In America” star touched down in Sydney and played at the Enmore Theatre last month.

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Jay-Z and Kanye West: Ni**as in Paris (Official Music Video)

Directed by Kanye West, the music video for ‘Ni**as in Paris’ was officially released yesterday.

The video isn’t that great compared to the song, but if you missed out on their “Watch The Throne” tour (which, let’s face it, most of us did!), then you can catch up via this video.

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M.I.A: Bad Girls (Official Music Video)

She’s done it again. M.I.A released the official visuals to her new single over the weekend. The visual concept of ‘Bad Girls’ definitely matches the vibe of the song. This girl definitely knows how to keep things fresh in the music world. Check it out.

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Like A Version: Matt Corby

Former Australian Idol finalist turned indie rock artist Matt Corby headed into the triple j studios last Friday for a very special “Live at the Wireless”. Check out some powerful performances of his hit single ‘Brother’ and a cover of a track by The Black Keys.

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