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Are You Down For Ta-ku and Alina Baraz?

Perth’s legendary artist/producer/photographer/creative extraordinaire Ta-ku has been putting together impressively emotionally themed works for some time, and his most recent one, “Songs To Make Up To”, had on it an entire tracklist of tunes evoking all of the emotions you’d expect a work with that title to have.

Unfortunately, we were without one particular cut from the standard body of tracks, and it might be the best one of them all.

Check out the Spotify-exclusive ‘Down For You’ featuring Alina Baraz; co-produced by Atu.

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An Interview with Matty Huynh

‘It is impossible… to explore and discover anything worth a damn without giving yourself permission to scramble and stumble and be ugly.’

Matt Huynh, graphic novelist and artist talks to The 5 to 9 Life about his creative process and the impetus behind ‘MA’, his recent comic book – part family history and part response to the ‘distorted rhetoric’ of the ‘Stop the boats’ political campaign.

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Quantic: Magnetica

Quantic aka Will Holland has made himself known as a tasteful producer of dance-floor gems.

His album, ‘Magnetica’, dropped in the US today and the title track proves that he hasn’t lost his touch.

Have a listen and get ready to feel the funk!

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IAMNOBODI: Needs & Wants & Bad Habits

IAMNOBODI has done it again with his latest instrumental EP.

The man can do no wrong. Seriously.

Fusing together hip hop, jazz, and soul with two of the biggest RnB divas in the game, ‘Needs & Wants & Bad Habits’ is a record you need to listen to – RIGHT NOW.

DO IT.

The best part? It’s FREE – but if you want to support the man, please do so via his bandcamp. You won’t regret it.

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Competition: The Blue Room

If you’ve been keeping track via The 5 to 9 Life Facebook page, you’ll know that I’ve currently been working on a project with ABSOLUT and now is the time to reveal the first part of what has been happening.

It’s entitled: THE BLUE ROOM.

Intrigued?

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JR: Blow Up

Renegade artist JR spreads his work around the globe in filmmaker Matt Black’s latest short film.

Now a TED Prize-winner, semi-anonymous JR is shaking things up at the moment with a new project whereby he allows everyone to print and post works in their own neighborhoods, all for free.

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