Rekorderlig Sauna Sounds is a new platform that supports some of Australia’s brightest new music talent, in a uniquely Swedish way. There’s arguably nothing more synonymous with Sweden than a sauna, and Rekorderlig Sauna Sounds are all about celebrating and amplifying Aussie music stars on the rise – Swedish style – and kicking off the series is Sydney’s own B Wise.Read More
Kick off your week in the best way possible with INQ.’s video release for their new single, ‘Purpose.’
The video was performed, produced, directed, shot and edited the video by the duo themselves. Check it out now.
Red Bull Music today reveals it will return to Sydney and Melbourne at the end of the month for a three-day celebration of musical collaboration and genre-pushing sounds. Starring spiritual jazz guru Lonnie Liston Smith, on his first-ever Australian visit, and a hometown performance from Sydney’s hip-hop hero, Manu Crook$, Red Bull Music’s August offering is set to impress. Click through for more details.Read More
M.I.A. has dropped the first official trailer for her long-awaited documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.. Directed by Stephen Loveridge and scored by Paul Hicks and Dhani Harrison, the intimate look at the British-Sri Lankan musician’s life and career first premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Click through to watch the official trailer.Read More
Yes, that headline reads correctly. Hip-hop legends Wu-Tang Clan have announced they are coming back to Australia with FOUR exclusive shows for their fans. All nine members will play the acclaimed ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’ album in full for the first time at the Sydney Opera House this December.Read More
As the headline reads, we were invited to attend a special artist showcase at the Sydney HQ of Warner Music Australia this past Tuesday for Melbourne artist Dylan Joel. Not knowing too much about the artist, we didn’t have many expectations going into the event, but how did we feel walking out of the performance? Click the photo to find out!Read More
Rap fans are in for a treat this April when West Coast stalwarts Tha Dogg Pound rolls into Australia once again for a string of shows for their ‘DPG For Life’ tour. Click the pic above for further details.Read More
Ladies, listen up! This one is for you. Hip-hop goddess Sa-Roc takes her seat on a golden throne as she unveils her empowering visuals for her new song, ‘Forever,’ produced by her longtime producer and partner in rhyme, Sol Messiah. A MUST LISTEN in this day and age.Read More
Detroit rapper and record producer BLACK MILK made a triumphant return to Australia last week and we caught him performing live in Sydney at the Oxford Art Factory. Check out our review right here, right now!
Words and photography by Talica Tamanitoakula.
From his humble beginnings in Ramona Park, an area of North Long Beach, California – the early Odd Future associate fresh from his Field Day 2018 performance had his own sideshow at one of Sydney’s most favoured venues – Enmore Theatre. The5to9Life team were lucky to catch him at his sold-out show on Saturday 6th January 2018.
Words and photography by Talica Tamanitoakula