Melbourne future soul ensemble Hiatus Kaiyote are hitting the road this August, behind the release of their second album, Choose Your Weapon. The quartet are set to embark on a five-date tour with stops in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. In a live setting, Hiatus Kaiyote’s improvisational abilities are put on full display. The group
Grammy-nominated Melbourne outfit Hiatus Kaiyote took to the triple j studios this morning for Like A Version and delivered a silky smooth cover of Dare by Gorillaz as well as a bluesy rendition of their own track, Nakamarra. The group flipped Dare from Gorillaz’s 2005 record Demon Days to make it sound like it was
Melbourne future-soul masterminds Hiatus Kaiyote released their new EP By Fire last month, marking their first new music since 2013 album Tawk Tomahawk. As the group continue to take the EP around the country as part of the Sonic Architects National Conference, they’re premiering a live-shot video for EP cut Molasses right here on Music
Melbourne’s own Grammy nominated soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote have finally unveiled their first new music since their stunning 2013 debut Tawk Tomahawk. The band have dropped their new EP By Fire and to celebrate they’re also taking it around the country as part of the Sonic Architects National Conference. Produced by the band and recorded
Four more local acts have been added to the festivities of South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference 2015. Rocking Austin, Texas all Aussie-style will be Mansionair, Hiatus Kaiyote, Gang Of Youths, and Lenka. Sydney indie rock trio Mansionair have gotten plenty of attention and triple j rotation thanks to killer single Hold Me Down.
The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) will return for its seventh year this November and today has announced the first round of international music industry delegates and the final acts for its 2014 live lineup who will be joining headlining acts Hiatus Kaiyote and blues and roots musician Ash Grunwald. Joining the acts already announced
Now in its seventh year the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) has announced the first acts for its 2014 live lineup with Melbourne’s own Grammy nominated soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote and blues and roots musician Ash Grunwald leading the pack. The AWME will once again showcase the finest roots music from Australia, the region and
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Queenscliff Music Festival 2014 has dropped the first lineup announcement for its 2014 gathering. In late spring, the coastal Victorian town will host ARIA-charting act The Jezabels, Victorian local Xavier Rudd, folk group The Waifs, Australian country music queen Kasey Chambers, alternative rock legends The Church, Tripod featuring Eddie Perfect, Grammy-nominated soul act Hiatus Kaiyote,
The Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) has just announced its list of nominees for the 2014 APRA Music Awards, to be held at Brisbane City Hall on Monday June 23rd. Hottest 100 winner Vance Joy and Perth rockers Birds Of Tokyo lead the pack, sporting four nominations a piece. Artists going head to head for
For many, Golden Plains is more than just a music festival. It’s the sister festival to Meredith Festival and although younger in age it’s often referred to as the more mature sibling. A smaller ticket allocation makes for a more intimate experience. Some of this year’s headliners, including Public Enemy, and LA-based beat making extraordinaire
Melbourne-based arbiters of future soul music Hiatus Kaiyote have revealed that they will be performing as part of the upcoming 2014 Grammy Awards pre-telecast show. The group themselves are nominated in the Best R&B Performance category for their song Nakamarra. “[It’s] only just sunk in…but even then it’s hard to get your head around,” drummer/producer
One of Melbourne’s most cherished community radio stations, PBS 106.7 FM have announced the first round of acts set to play their annual PBS Drive Live 2014, which kicks off Monday, 3rd February, featuring Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote, The Murlocs, D.D Dumbo, and more. It works like this: three acts will take over three studios
Consume have once again partnered with Melbourne’s National Gallery Of Victoria (NGV) in announcing the return of live music to the gallery’s Melbourne Now exhibition, with four of Melbourne’s most esteemed musical acts set to take stage at the NGV’s Great Hall, featuring Big Scary, World’s End Press, Brighter Later, and the Grammy-nominated Hiatus Kaiyote.
Nominations for the 2014 Grammy Awards were announced today at the annual nominations concert, hosted by LL Cool J who hosted the 2013 ceremony, and which featured performances from nominees Lorde, Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Katy Perry, and Robin Thicke. Antipodeans scored big in this year’s nominations, with Kiwi superstar Lorde earning nods
The inaugural The Age Music Victoria Awards took place at Billboard in Melbourne last night, and Paul Kelly and The Drones were the big winners, taking home two awards apiece. Kelly won the best male award, as well as outstanding release of the year award for his latest effort Spring And Fall, as voted by
Adelaide’s biggest music, art and dance celebration has just gotten bigger, with WOMADelaide 2014 dropping a mammoth final lineup announcement that includes the likes of Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Washington, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Hanggai and Hiatus Kaiyote, just to name a few. They’re joining the already confirmed names like Billy Bragg, Neko Case,
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Melbourne future soul outfit Hiatus Kaiyote are relatively new on the scene, having gotten together in 2011, but they’ve managed to attract an impressive list of accolades in that short time. Their stellar debut record Tawk Tomahawk gained them a host of star-studded fans like Erykah Badu, Flying Lotus, and even Prince, taking their live
The Melbourne Festival 2013 lineup has just been announced and there’s a huge selection of contemporary musical offerings set for this year’s event, including Yo La Tengo, The Polyphonic Spree, Cody ChesnuTT, Fuck Buttons, Gurrumul, Flight Facilities and Active Child, who spilled the beans on his involvement earlier today. The festival is set down for