R&B was at the head of Kelis‘ career 15 years ago, followed by neo-soul and electronic grooves, and now, proving that she is the master of reinvention, Kelis entered Melbourne’s Prince Bandroom as a soul superstar. Kelis’ perfromance defied detractors that claim she genre-hops for the sake of the mode du jour or merely under
Kelis is the ultimate pop chameleon. From her Neptunes-produced beginnings, through her EDM Queen days and into her current soulful persona, it’s hard to find a common thread that runs through her 15-year catalogue. One would assume that live, she’d have to leave most of the old stuff behind in order to deliver a coherent
After finding her way to the pointy end of the Splendour In The Grass 2014 lineup, Kelis has now thrown in some headlining show action, declaring Melbourne and Sydney as the lucky recipients. Sorry, Brisbane. Food, the latest studio offering from the alternative hip hop figure, sees milkshakes and any reference to boys gathering on
In case you hadn’t already made up your mind about who you’re going to see when you roll up to the North Byron Parklands in Byron Bay this July, we’ve decided to put together a quick list of the bands and artists from the 2014 Splendour In The Grass lineup that we personally can’t wait
Outkast, Two Door Cinema Club, Lily Allen, Interpol & more confirmed!
Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival have today added to their already impressive lineup, giving us some hints on which acts might be heading south to also grace us with their presence at the 2014 instalment of Splendour In The Grass. Lorde, Damon Albarn, Outkast, Foster The People and Kelis were amongst names added to the bill
This week sees the announcement of a raft of albums from artists that are innovators in their genres. Kicking off with the confessional stylings of the prolific Mark Oliver Everett and his band Eels. We also have sultry R&B impressionist Kelis‘ new collaboration with TV On The Radio‘s Dave Sitek. There’s also long-awaited new releases
UPDATE 28/04/14: Three major new acts added to the Splendour 2014 lineup including Childish Gambino — full details here! UPDATE 23/04/14: The full Splendour In The Grass 2014 lineup has been announced! Full details here. UPDATE 19/04/14 6pm AEST: A Splendour headliner has leaked details of their appearance at this year’s festival! More details here.
Kelis has dropped her brand-new single Jerk Ribs today and announced that her sixth studio album, tentatively titled FOOD, will be released this September. The album is being produced by TV On The Radio‘s Dave Sitek and will be released on his Federal Prism label. Jerk Ribs is a return to form from the Milkshake
The morning of the Good Vibrations festival the sun didn’t so much as peek its face out – you’d be rightly mistaken if you thought we were in the middle of autumn and not smack bang in the second week of February. Considering gum boots which I wore at Parklife in late 2010, I decided
Two great announcements from the crew over at Jam Music and the Good Vibrations Festival today. 1) They’ve announced the line up and from my first perusal all I can see is a conflict between NAS & Damian Marley with Kelis – half an hour of both sets maybe? 2) Aloe Blacc has been added