Posts by: Ben O

Lady The Beard “I wrote this song after a good friend of mine did speed. He stayed up for like two days just playing his guitar. I think the song is pretty mellow for two sleepless nights, but the pairing just felt right.”  Yes, it has been said by many creatives “drug infused sleep depravation breeds creativity”...

The Paper Kites, a very well known indie folk band that hale from the city of Melbourne. Twelvefour was released in the latter half of 2015. It is one of those albums that if you take the time to really listen you will find so much expression and just wonder to yourself how did they manage to pull it all together to...

Beyond The Wizards Sleeve is the ongoing collaboration of London’s electronic heavy weights Richard Norris and Erol Alkan. The dream pop single Diagram Girl soothes your mind as you descend into a mind full of bliss. As you listen you cannot help but feel happy the beautifully crafted lyrics bring nothing but joy! Then...

Electro-pop behemoths Gypsy & the Cat have the winds of change in their sails; today setting course for Virtual Islands, their third LP, which will be released Friday 5 August. Xavier Bacash & Lionel Towers spent a lengthy period of time in Japan while piecing together Virtual Islands and found the cultural constraints...

During the Margaret River Drug Aware Pro, Josh Kerr, who was in town to surf the event, got some real good surfing done outside of the jersey. And, he wasn’t alone. Rusty teammate, Noa Deane, also rolled in to town hoping to score North Point again (he killed it there last year), but ultimately settled for some rather...

Sydney’s MOSSY — musician and actor Jamie Timony — premiered his powerful new single Ginsberg today on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe. Jamie is what some people call a Renaissance man. A songwriter since 16, he fell in love with music from an early age before going on to act in critically acclaimed stage plays, in feature films...

Nixon brings together larger-than-life surf legends Herbie and Nathan Fletcher for a road trip down memory lane in a new short film entitled Peninsula South. Where the father and son team head down to Baja and revisit some old haunts from previous adventures. Director Riley Blakeway captures Herbie’s pioneering...

“RY X was a seed that was planted, gently watered and nurtured. And it has grown, and blossomed. It has already grown beyond what I initially imagined.” Elaborates Australian artist RY X on his rise to notoriety following his standout debut EP, Berlin released late 2014. Benchmarking his return is his new offering...

Whether it is an act that has played to 100 people or an international headliner; Savage Thrills has been created to bridge the gap between the Australian and International music media markets. Our aim is to discover creative people doing what they love and showcasing it to a wider audience. It is our belief that...