funk

S U M Are Coming to Australia for a Run of Shows

New York City hybrid pop/jazz/soul/funk 7 piece band S U M (pronounced soom) debut their dynamic and spirited “The Welcome Tour” show April 18th in Sydney and April 19th and 20th in Melbourne. One of the most exciting emerging acts to visit our shores, S U M’s strong message of self acceptance and authentic self expression anchors the bands philosophy, splintering into the magic of their genre bending sound. Click through for more details.

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Watch Anderson .Paak’s Funky NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Can we all agree that Anderson .Paak is having a moment?
Honestly, the boy can do no wrong. And recently he and his band, The Free Nationals, brought their funky groove to NPR’s signature Tiny Desk concert, and the resulting four-song set is one of the funkiest to ever grace the office.
This is a MUST WATCH.

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Melbourne’s Cookin’ On 3 Burners Are Performing in Sydney This Week For One Night Only!

With the Kungs vs Cookin’ On 3 Burners version of their classic soul joint “This Girl” hitting number one in France, Germany and the UK, the band bring all the heat of their live show to Newtown Social.
In true Burners fashion, it’s set to be all live and full of vibe – with Ivan Khatchoyan keeping those drums tighter than a mosquito’s tweeter, Jake Mason making the Hammond swell and scream and Dan West twanging his guitar like a boss.

Ladies and Gentlemen: your funky feast awaits!

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Maxwell is Returning to Australia in August!

Legendary R&B singer Maxwell is heading to Australia next month for two shows in Melbourne and Sydney.
It’s his second ever trip to Australia following his first trip to Australia in 2014, almost two decades after his career first launched.

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New Artist Jess Glynne Tells Us She ‘Ain’t Got Far To Go’

British newcomer Jess Glynne is making waves in the industry with her head-turning powerful vocals.
Her new single is upbeat and empowering, and if this is a taste of what lies at the heart of her album, ‘I Cry When I Laugh’, then we should all be excited. Click on, press play and enjoy the accompanying visuals.

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Golden Rules Tells Us What’s Behind The (Ultimate) Golden Ticket

Being in a long distance relationship can be pretty tough, so imagine what it must be like for two creative artists from two different countries to collaborate together to create a unique sound to share to the world through their debut album.

Golden Rules consists of UK beat maker extraordinaire Paul White and emcee/singer Eric Biddines and together they’ve not only formed our favourite new act of 2015 but also served up one of our fave records of the year so far.

Collectively, the Golden Rules sound transcends the traditional music genres you’ll hear on commercial radio today and that’s exactly what intrigued me to find out more about them.

Check out our interview with Golden Rules.

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Kendrick Lamar – King Kunta

Kendrick Lamar is here for the crown.

The West Coast kingpin brings the funk on ‘King Kunta’ off his latest album ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’.

Check out the ‘Instagram-ready’ visuals for his new single.

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