TheVine story: ‘Does Aussie hip-hop have a problem with racism?’, September 2012

On the back of Thomas Rock’s recent comments on triple j concerning what he saw as the rising threat of racism in Australian rap music, I surveyed fourteen artists from around Australia — including Hilltop Hoods, Urthboy, Ozi Batla, Jimblah and Diafrix — to get their thoughts on the matter. It turned out to be […]

Mess+Noise story: ‘Regurgitator’s ‘Unit’: ‘It’s A Really Weird Dot On The Landscape’’, September 2012

I took some time out of a recent trip to Melbourne to catch up with Regurgitator‘s Quan Yeomans before the band’s upcoming Retrotech 2012 tour. We sat in the window of a North Melbourne cafe on a quiet Saturday afternoon drinking coffee and talking about their 1997 multiple ARIA award-winning LP, Unit. A Q&A for Mess+Noise […]