STRO ELLIOT INTERVIEW

Stro Elliot doesn’t just make beats – he makes music. As a child of military parents, he travelled the world marinating in a record collection that spanned from jazz greats like Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, to Funk/Soul luminaries like Stevie Wonder, Funkadelic, and Prince. Studying trumpet, piano, and then drums and guitar, Stro became […]

ETANA INTERVIEW

Etana (Swahili for ‘The Strong One’) stands tall as one of the most prolific female vocalists in present day reggae music. Her 2014 album ‘I Rise’, produced by the legendary Clive Hunt (Stevie Wonder, Peter Tosh, Rolling Stones, The Wailers, Grace Jones, Jimmy Cliff), hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album chart, making Etana […]

Z-TRIP INTERVIEW

Z-Trip is often referred to as a young Rick Rubin. His roots are based in Hip Hop, but he covers and loves all music styles. Considered by many as the godfather of mash-ups, his style of mixing and producing reaches way beyond that. Z-Trip received the award for America’s Best DJ and still remains on […]

DJ SAMRAI INTERVIEW

The name DJ Samrai means more than just a good time on the dancefloor. It signifies versatility, talent, energy and charisma mixed together to create a DJ set whether in clubs across the world, at the country’s biggest festivals, or listening to one of the Australian champion turntablist’s mix CD releases on some of the […]

MIRRAH INTERVIEW

MIRRAH is a passionate artist with a strong message of self-empowerment, positivity and unity through loving oneself authentically. Having grown up in between California and Sydney, it’s not easy to pigeonhole a musician like herslef with a melting pot of multicultural influences surging deep through her veins. She dons multiple hats not only as a musician, but also […]

BLACK MILK INTERVIEW

Black Milk is a master of beats and rhymes, renowned for his top-flight production, insightful lyrics and thrilling live shows. Far from your typical rap act, he has steadily added new sounds and styles to his repertoire while working with a diverse group of collaborators – from Jack White and Robert Glasper to his own […]

HAZ BEATS INTERVIEW

New Zealand’s Haz Beats is the inhouse producer for Home Brew and Team Dynamite while also working with the likes of Fat Freddy’s Drop, Araadnha, David Dallas Raiza Biza, Dialectrix to name a few. His new EP “E5” is a reflection of his time spent recently in the east of London and is a short […]

TALL BLACK GUY INTERVIEW

Since 2013’s “8 Miles To Moenart” Tall Black Guy has cemented his position as a standard bearer for the current Hip Hop and Beats scene. Born in Detroit and now residing in the UK, Wallace’s signature style of incredibly clever sample flips and deft production chops has won fans across the globe including Gilles Peterson, […]

RAIZA BIZA INTERVIEW

When Hamilton based Rwandan rapper Raiza Biza’s smooth baritone and contemplative storytelling blurs into the jazz/soul tinged beats he favours, it’s hard to not be swept away. Quickly, you’re drawn into the story of a young immigrant who made New Zealand his home, while simultaneously reaching out to a global audience, and all through music. […]

DJ SEMTEX INTERVIEW

DJ Semtex

Setting up turntables in front of 100,000 people at Glastonbury and kicking off a live performance gives you a confidence that never leaves you. DJ Semtex can control an audience at any concert, club or festival. To him, it’s all the same thing: it’s about moving the crowd and his impact on thousands of people […]