The Big Issue story: “A Rocking Release”, August 2013

A story for The Big Issue #440 — a profile of Australian musician Vic Simms and his recently re-released classic album of Aboriginal protest songs, The Loner. I was proud of the way this feature came together, Simms himself helping by being very generous with his time. Click the image for a closer look, or read the article […]

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 […]