Jordan Mackampa: a soulful journey

Born in the Republic of the Congo and raised in London, Jordan Mackampa’s debut recording explores feelings of alienation, love and his own journey from boyhood to manhood.

New directions in music add power to release

It’s no secret DMA’s have always been into pop music. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that on the third album they flip the script on their sound, swapping the usual wall of guitars for glaring synths and pulsating drums.

Belonging in a foreign world

Australian quintet Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever deliver an exercise in sun-drenched indie rock and contemplative reflection, which explores the lost sense of familiarity and identity that spawns from an exhausting touring schedule.

The #metoo challenge in Melbourne’s “boys club” music scene

In the Melbourne music scene, artists and industry professionals are challenging the patriarchal norms. Aimee Cunningham writes that while acknowledging that sexism and inherent misogyny exists in music as elsewhere, there has been a push to change the cultures and attitudes ingrained in the industry.