Posts by: Ben O

Harlem queen Lynette Williams is a sultry vocalist who will take you to the highest of highs or the lowest of lows all with her voice. Few people possess the gift to have a listener hang on every word sung yet this is a skill Williams utilises with ease. Using vocals as part of the rhythm section adds an extra element...

Rome Fortune is making waves in the Atlanta hip-hop scene; Fortune has hit the radars of people in the know and has been steadily growing his audience both far and wide. One thing that separates Rome Fortune to others pushing a similar sound is his creative expressionism which leads us to We Will Die. Rhymes recited...

Ghostpoet has just released new track Immigrant Boogie this is his latest material since the release of his third and much lauded, Shedding Skin album in 2015. Swathed in post-punk virtuosity, Immigrant Boogie is a narrative only too pertinent in 2017. Politically poignant and hauntingly beautiful as this track is....

Octopus are back with a fresh video with team rider Brendan Gibbens. In conjunction with Gibbenses release of his signature pad with the Octopus crew. Classic beach break pits with steep punting sections to throw down on is what this video is all about. His style is likened to Josh Kerr (not afraid to send it to the...

If you haven’t heard of LA duo The Palms best you add these guys to your playlist. Starting out as a side project from their band Terraplane Sun, The Palms created a unique sound that is connecting with people the world over. When listening to different tracks you can clearly define the musical melting pot of...

Solomon O has delivered a resplendent artistic feature for the music video of Holograms. This clever animation takes you through a storyline of a man’s love being questioned by his god. How this, in turn, can relate to how we as people feel about artificial intelligence. As Solomon O describes “If we want real love...

Find yourself in the depths of Barcelona’s urban jungle following underground lords of the street. On a mission to hit gaps, rails, ledges and whatever else they can find to conquer. The Matt Dillon Leftovers is a gritty yet well-edited clip that shines light on many Spanish skateboarding legends doing what they do...

Billy Fox has been one busy artist of late. Fox’s last release Avalanche was a tremendous step in the right direction for the Sydney-based producer. Gaining the artist exponential exposure both in Australia and abroad, following Avalanche you may have noticed his enigmatic vocals on fellow Sydney producer Mookhi’s...

Former Quiksilver stable mates Craig Anderson and Dane Reynolds have joined skater Austin Gillette to create a brand. Which transcends the modern surf/skate brands ethos and goes way back to the early surf/skate culture of DIY. Their brand known as Former has opened its online portal. With a basic run of simplistic...

You know when you get that feeling when you listen to a song for the first time. Instantly you’re drawn into a world of musical bliss Stone Man is one of those songs. Right from the first note, you know this slow groove has jam. As the song progresses there is the ever slightest build of percussion mixed with a...