Future Soul music by Perth’s Sid Pattni

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By Sid Pattni in New Music on Wednesday 8 August 2012

Sid Pattni hails from one of the most isolated cities in the world: Perth, Australia. It is in this cultural vacum that he has managed to create a sound that is as much soul as it is a personal diary account. His music is rooted in traditional soul music, adding elements of Jazz, South Indian […]

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Outsider art provoking some thought

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By Justin Chase in New Art on Monday 11 July 2011

Creating art purely from emotions and moments in our history. I taught myself how to draw ever since I was a kid. I would doodle on every class assignment. My works of art are done in pencil, sharpie and colorpencil. I call it urbanart. Theres nothing traditional about this art. I look to sell art to raise money for various causes one day.

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Janelle Monáe

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By Lin Tan in Video on Wednesday 23 June 2010

I’m a little excited about Janelle Monáe. There’s something refreshingly odd and electrifying about her. Allegedly, this soul-funk singer, whose happy feet move and groove much like the late James Brown is quite the sci-fi fan. And if you don’t believe me, check out her freshly launched album ‘Archandroid’ which has been described as “an […]

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Xrin Arms

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By Zolton in New Music on Tuesday 2 February 2010

Anthony Vincent has been roaming the country for the past few years under the name Xrin Arms (pronounced ‘Yer-In Arms’), sand-blasting hearts and minds with his onslaught of digital grindcore psychosis. Processing soul, funk, R&B, pop, death metal, swing, random samples, and every iteration of everything awful through his laptop and pedals, Vincent is the […]

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Lee Fields and The Expressions

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By Gerry Mak in New Music on Saturday 10 October 2009

You know what, it’s hard for me to care about 99.9 percent of new music out there when there are still guys like Lee Fields putting out records. The funk and soul legend appeared on countless classic tracks throughout the ’70s, but never had a proper album of his own until this year, when Truth […]

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