An Interview with Joe Kay | Soulection

24 January 2014.

Today marks a special day for Joe Kay and his team, because today signifies Soulection’s third anniversary.

And to celebrate, The 5 to 9 Life was able to exchange some inspiring words with the multi-talented individual in our first After Dark Adventures for 2014.

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An Interview with S H A R N E E

You might not know who S H A R N E E is or have heard of the name – but you will.

Spotted at this year’s Fashion Palette, the label’s Spring/Summer collection that walked the runway this year was a collection that instantly stood out against the rest of the pack.

Mixing both elements of femininity and androgyny into each design, S H A R N E E is one label to watch in the near future.

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Jay Z: MCHG BBC Radio 1 Documentary

When Zane Lowe met Jay Z.

For those who are fans of the ’99 Problems’ rapper, this is one documentary / interview you MUST WATCH.

Broken down into four parts and over an hour in length, BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe talks to Jay Z about those intimate topics you would only hope to speak to the hip hop artist about, held at the historical Abbey Road studios. Think: family, fatherhood, fame, politics, and of course the process behind his latest record, ‘Magna Carta… Holy Grail’.

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Ta-ku: Love Lost // Soundcloud Community Interview


I know I’m always posting pieces on this particular producer but that’s because he’s always releasing new music. Or in the case of this week, he released a new song, and an interview that he did with Soundcloud – both of which are free to download.

The Perth beatmaker is really making the rest of us look bad. For those of us (myself included) trying to fit in a creative lifestyle and balance it with whatever else we have going on in our lives, it just seems like Ta-ku does not sleep – at all.

Read on for his latest release and the exclusive interview with Soundcloud.

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An Interview with Miles Bonny

A creator of sexy, soulful sounds against smooth beat melodies, Missouri’s Miles Bonny was recently in Australia for a rare tour, only appearing in Melbourne for one date, supporting Osunlade.

The Kansas City-based artist has been making some of the best smoothed out soul on the planet and Melbourne was lucky enough to get a taste of his music.

The 5 to 9 Life, on the other hand, was lucky enough to grab an interview with the musician.

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An Interview with Mell Hall

The 5 to 9 Life is launching a new category with interviews via the “After Dark Adventures”. Expect to see and read interviews with many different individuals who all hold one characteristic: talent. Talent in a creative field namely. Talented individuals that you should all get to know a little better.

And the first is my friend from Melbourne: Melinda Hall of The Library Bag.

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