Archive for 'Brag 417 (June 20)'
Ozi Batla It’s The Little Things By Marissa Demetriou Ozi Batla has never been afraid to speak up. As MC of one of Australia’s most politically-minded hip hop crews, The Herd, he clearly has no problem with starting a conversation about what’s going on around us. And having participated in a number of social conscience [...]
Digitalism The Perfectionists By Liz Brown When I speak to Jens ‘Jence’ Moelle, one half of German duo Digitalism, he’s enjoying a rare moment of quiet. The last four years for him have been filled with non-stop touring, partying and recording – but never once during the interview does he sound exhausted. Rather, it’s a [...]
Wagons Back On The Wagon By Max Easton The suburban Melbourne origin of Henry Wagons may be a long way from Nashville, but that doesn’t stop his band from dabbling in the sonics that the city is known for. Inspired by the country greats of the mid-20th century, Wagons have spent the last ten years [...]
Bon Iver Can We Get Much Higher? By Caitlin Welsh Just so we’re clear: when you hear the final track on the new self-titled Bon Iver record, your reaction should not be “Oh, sweet Phil Collins jam”. Justin Vernon’s heard that one before, and it still bemuses him. “I wasn’t thinking about Phil Collins when [...]
Pulp Wishful Thinking- A Retrospective By Dominik Krupinski Isn’t it funny that there’s a word for as specific a misfortune as defenestration, but no equally succinct term for having grown up poor but intelligent; aware of the options available to others, but denied the same ambitions. You’d think the former a smaller niche than the [...]