“Just to be able to play the Opera House is something that I would never believe would be happening- it’s just mind-blowing.”
Talking Laneway, the new album and getting choked out by (dream) Chet Faker.
“We are planning on handing the master in for mixing in two or three weeks.”
“I want to continue making asses shake across the globe. This is my mission, 2017 as my witness.”
“We have a mantra that we wanna stick to, and that’s to push our own boundaries in a creative sense and to pour passion into what we’re doing.”
We sat down in Melbourne with the queen of the Punk Cabaret: Amanda Palmer.
The band detail how shared experiences, family tragedy and the need to heal influenced their latest record.
“If you always rap about [trauma] and keep talking about it, you’re going to fantasise about the past and that’s the most dangerous place to get lost in because you can never go back.”
“We don’t have an Eagles of rap yet. The closest we’ve got is probably Public Enemy. Maybe De La Soul could be the Bruce Springsteen of rap”
We had a chat about DJ culture past and present, and where DJ Z Trip fits into the mix of 2017.