From a holiday fling to a lifelong companion.
“It’s haunting, it’s soulful, it grooves, it’s exciting, it’s strange, it’s emotional. It was everything I had never heard hip hop do before.”
Now in its ninth year, Golden Plains feels more ritual than festival. Arrange convoy, stock up on tinnies, argue about where to camp and then, finally, arrive to remember you forgot at least a few vital items. But once the tents are up and you stop lamenting about how bad your campsite is compared to
Turntable specialist DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist have announced they’re bringing their co-headlining Renegades Of Rhythm tour, which sees both American DJs perform onstage together, to Australia in March 2015. The tour pays homage to Universal Zulu Nation founder and New York DJ Afrika Bambaataa. As a tribute to Bambaataa’s impact and influence on hip
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Having already been announced as part of the stacked roster for Perth Festival 2014, fans of experimental hip-hop pioneer DJ Shadow now have even more reason to celebrate, with the announcement that the instrumental legend will be playing a string of headline shows. Best known for his universally acclaimed debut, Endtroducing…, widely regarded as the
As a master of scratching and mixing, on top of being attributed as the founder of the “trip hop” genre, it almost seems irresponsible to leave DJ Shadow out of this blog. Not necessarily for his musical talents that have spanned nearly two decades but for the evolution that made it possible. Welcome to the
“No mash-ups and top-ten hits. Pretty much everything you hear tonight is a song of mine, or something I wrote.” Addressing the crowd from inside his DJ sphere, Shadow announces a disclaimer to a surprisingly full Hordern Pavilion. On a weekend when it seems like the entirety of Australia’s East Coast is at Splendour In
While tickets are still available for Splendour In The Grass, festival promoters have decided to start announcing Splendour sideshows. Good news for fans in WA as mini festival Bright Side will being taking place for the second year running in WA with Splendour acts The Hives, Pulp, Modest Mouse, Tame Impala, The Kills, The Grates,
DJ Shadow, confirmed for this year’s Splendour In The Grass festival in Woodford, Queensland, has announced a few sideshows to sate his many Australian fans. DJ Shadow will play three additional shows, with Australia’s own Ghoul as support: Saturday July 30 – Hordern, Sydney, NSWSunday July 31 – The Palace, St Kilda, QLDWednesday August 3