Gig review: Chance the Rapper

Originally posted at the interns. 2016 was an enormous year for Chance the Rapper:  taking the consensus best verse onThe Life of Pablo, dropping Coloring Book, starting a world tour, performing most of his mixtape on American television and, oh yeah, he got nominated for a handful of Grammys. Now he’s managed to tick Australia … Continue reading Gig review: Chance the Rapper

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Review: ‘Awaken, My Love’ – Childish Gambino

Originally published as The Interns' Album of the Week. It was probably the release of Redbone that made us all sit up and take notice of Childish Gambino’s new direction. Taken from an album with no features and virtually no rapping, ‘Redbone’ was representative of the album’s admirably sharp left turn, as well as concrete … Continue reading Review: ‘Awaken, My Love’ – Childish Gambino

Review: ‘We Got It From Here…’ – A Tribe Called Quest

Originally published as The Interns' Album of the Week. Death and tragedy invoke strong reactions in people. For some, the natural reaction is to close the world out and focus inwards whilst others crave the rigors of normalcy to distract them from their grief. When their 2015 reunion on The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon … Continue reading Review: ‘We Got It From Here…’ – A Tribe Called Quest

Review: ‘Atrocity Exhibition’ – Danny Brown

Originally published at The Interns The opening track of Joy Division’s Closer, the last album before Ian Curtis’ tragic suicide, is Atrocity Exhibition. It’s an apocalyptic, gnarling song that writhes ferociously underneath the vacuous vocals of Curtis, who grapples with a descent into what ultimately became his end. At one point, Curtis sings of tourists peering … Continue reading Review: ‘Atrocity Exhibition’ – Danny Brown

Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge Join Forces For An Album, Drop A New Single

Originally published at The Interns If your September wasn’t sexy enough already, Listen Out headliner Anderson .Paak and  his mate Knxwledge are here to alleviate your woes. In a double treat, the duo known as NxWorries have dropped a soulful new single Lyk Dis and given us a release date for their long awaited album, … Continue reading Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge Join Forces For An Album, Drop A New Single

Interview: Jai Wolf

Originally posted at The Interns. In each year of his career, New York’s Jai Wolf has taken another huge step forward with his music. In 2014, his bootleg remix of Skrillex’s Ease My Mind caught the EDM superstar’s attention and Wolf became one of the hottest remix artists in the business. The following year he released … Continue reading Interview: Jai Wolf