A bit of everything this week, from bassy remixes to angsty indie rock!
We caught the mighty Gang of Youths blasting the roof off OAF on June 2!
While these deaths were mis-reported, the very real health risk of drugs and music festivals is as important an issue as ever.
Is it Phenomenal?
Banff sent us some photos of him in the studio, with a cameo from Tom Iansek
Specifically, a song called “Consensual Rape”
The Melbourne rapper shares 15 sweet, sweet tracks, ft. Dune Rats, Remi, Apathy, A$AP Rocky and so much more…
Shimmering, sparky indie-pop
Let’s be honest: we all cry when we hear David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’
We learn a little more about Australia’s most exciting upcoming MC
“I think sometimes most rappers’ imaginations are sterile.”
And it’s not what you might expect…
A stunning, if difficult listen, with plenty left up to the imagination.
From the music makers behind Van She and Touch Sensitive comes Tear Council, and their bangin’ new track “My Car”
Conjuring up images of a RTJ x Blade Runner crossover story…
The pair perform ‘Pew Pew Pew’ for a Jack Daniel’s Uncut Session
At Long Last, here’s At Long Last A$AP.
A stunning cover from one of rock’s greatest voices
Smooth, sultry and overflowing with soul.
This is not a drill.
“F*ckin’ like we in love, we be f*ckin’ like we in love, 2nite….”
Black Star, Lauryn Hill and Miguel lead the INCREDIBLE second announcement
This is cool!
Watch the then-upcoming rappers talk about why drugs are bad, and school is good.
Our favourite time of the week!
Well, that’s my playlist sorted for the weekend.
“This is ambrosia for the ears”
In conversation with one of Australia’s most exciting new artists
Born Joy Dead took some travel snaps for us!
“It is ridiculous that in 2015, unwarranted censorship is something that artists still have to fight against. “
Check out the trailer for “7 Dayz”
“If I could have a superpower?… Just make me Magneto… Mag-n*gga-neto…”
From Iggy to J Cole, from Kendrick to ‘Empire’ – here’s what the Billboard Awards taught us about mainstream hip hop.
An emotional new song in tribute to the TV legend.
“Just go to school, don’t be a fool, don’t mess with drugs or thugs and you’ll be cool. Word.”
Album updates and new music!
Melbourne’s Esther Holt shares some of her favourite songs with us – and man, is this a great playlist.
Five H&E contributors downloaded TIDAL and tested it out. Here’s what we found.
A true Californian hero, Kendrick Lamar’s praise stretches far further than the world of music
Four tracks of electro-soul bliss
“One of my coworkers recently revealed that she cut her own hair to look more like Barnett. Another friend… repeated several times throughout the evening that she just wanted to be her.”
Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Talib Kweli, De La Soul and loads more….
Willow Smith, Jones Jr, The Beach and Olympia are kicking up the jams!
What do you get when A$AP Rocky, Rod Stewart, Miguel and Mark Ronson walk into a studio?
The electronic wizard announces his first album since 2013.
Want Chet Faker, Hudson Mohawke, Kaytranada, Purity Ring, Jamie xx and more, more more?!
“The best track to wind down a crowd is Radiohead, ‘We Suck Young Blood’… My mate used to put this on at a party in Belfast when he wanted to kill the vibes. Always cracked me up.
A really interesting debate on Eminem and his skin colour.