Melbourne duo Diafrix have a knack for blending soul, funk and reggae sounds around crisp hip hop beats. The pairing, consisting of musicians Momo and MC Azmarino, now have three studio albums under their belts, and have just recorded a new EP titled The Second Sample, set for release in the first half of 2015.
Australia’s annual hip hop festival is back in 2014 as the Come Together Festival takes over the Big Top at Sydney’s Luna Park, featuring Kerser, Funkoars, Jackie Onassis, Remi and a bunch more in an all homegrown hip hop line-up for this Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Western Sydney’s C-town rapper Kerser will be headlining the
Sydney hip hop crew Thundamentals and Brisbane’s Violent Soho have regrettably withdrawn from the Sunshine Coasts’s Big Pineapple Music Festival 2014 due to scheduling clashes. The two bands were announced last month as part of the Saturday 17th May lineup which will still be headlined by crowd favourites The Living End and Bliss N Eso.
The Sydney versus Melbourne debate will most certainly rage on for many more years to come. While no one person can make a definitive decision on this, one thing is undeniably clear: Sydneysiders woefully lag behind Melburnians in terms of supporting quality live music and local artists. Case in point: the Pocket Full of Dreams
Melbourne Duo Diafrix freshest release Pocket Full Of Dreams is testament to their shapeshifting abilities. These two are nothing short of absolute magicians, fusing the culture and influence of their African connections with the pace and energy of Aussie Hip Hop. With their album tour now well on its way, the boys have kicked things
Melbourne-based hip hop duo Diafrix sure know how to treat their fans: only a couple of days ago the pair handed down a free track. Now today they’ve unveiled their latest instalment from their making-of series behind the new album.
Love free music? Love Diafrix? If you answered yes to both of those, today is your lucky day.
Melbourne duo, Diafrix, released their latest single, Running It, today. The indie/hiphop/drum-and-bass genre mashers have an LP scheduled for release mid 2012, after 2011 catapulted them into the public eye and saw them play at the legendary Glastonbury Festival. Diafrix, along with Joelistics, also announced their ‘Running to Shine’ national tour today, which kicks off
Blue King Brown will be doing their first Australian Tour in eighteen months this May and June. The tour will be on the back of their upcoming new album WORLDWIZE PART 1 North & South. Master musicians of the live circuit, the band is primed to showcase their adrenalising ‘live’ grooves from the highly acclaimed
It’s times like these I wish I lived in Melbourne. I’ll go to my grave defending the merits of Sydney over our more Southern counterpart, but when they hold free events like this one, it sometimes seems like a losing battle…
Diafrix have pushed past their status as Melbourne’s ‘next big thing’ and are starting to build a massive cult following nationally thanks to massive community radio support and a growing reputation as one of the most amazing live acts in the country.
Well it’s almost that time of the year again. Sure, there’s that whole Christmas thing coming up (as I’m sure you’ll be aware from the obscene amount of advertising already flooding your senses day in, day out), but for lovers of music late December really means something completely different.
Excitement is already building for Daniel Merriweather’s forthcoming tour, and now two of Australia’s finest hip hop acts – Phrase and Diafrix – will be joining the tour.
Since December 1979 Melbourne Community Radio station PBS 106.7FM has been the ‘home of little-heard music’.