An Interview with Blair Stafford; DJ, Jazzy Boogie man, and Straightup Head Honcho…
Mr Scruff - tea swilling, fun loving DJ. LAdy KMD chats with him about his new album and imminent tour.
Kylie Auldist talks with Lady KMD about her debut release,‘Just Say’, and touring with The Bamboos.
Japan's Grandfather of Hip Hop speaks with Lady KMD on his upcoming tour and things close to his heart and soul.
Benedic Lamdin aka Nostalgia 77, gets down with Lady KMD on fighting the good fight with Jazz as his light sabre!
Multi-talented with achievements to match, The Nomad, aka Daimon Schwalger gives his thoughts to straightup!
Mo' Horizons Interview: 'Sunshine Today' Australian Tour
Resin Dogs - DJ Katch and DaveDog interview by Lady KMD
Braille Interview; ‘4 Days in Geneva’ - Hip Hop Is Music.
Flow Dynamics – Tour 07, Dusttones Party @ Bar Broadway, Sydney
Something different! Crucial D takes a tour of the new Traktor Scratch. One for all the professional DJs out there who are tired of lugging 40kg of vinyl to each gig.
Alice Russell speaks with Huwston on the eve of her tour downunder with TM Juke and Keb Darge.
Lanu aka Lance Ferguson - band leader, guitarist, producer, label manager, DJ, journalist, how many hats does this man have? Antipodeas hottest new act talks with Huwston on straightup.
When was the last time you heard the words, Brooklyn's finest? Outside of Hill Street Blues of course. Check out the latest live dance outfit Escort.
4 Hero have just released thier highly acclaimed album "Play with the Changes". Marc Mac talks with Lanu.
Fort Knox Five have had a huge impact on the international funk and breaks scene over the past couple of years.
Interviewed prior to Australian tour with Clara Hill and DJ Fitchie. Lanu catches up with Alex and chews the fat on what Jazzanova has been cookin' with.
On the back of their critiqually acclaimed debut album, the lads talk with straightup's Ben Chinnock
Having just released a DJ Kicks on !K7's series and working on his new album, Henrik chats with Mat D.
On the back of his Soul Searching debut album, Freddie gets ready for some time down under.
Mat D spent the weekend down at the Big Chill Festival and wrote up this review and run down for 2006.
Long a fan of the straightup sound, Victor Davies found time to chat with us while promoting his new album.
In A&R circles Nino would be described as a right fucking find! He talks on life, tunes & country living.
Quantic has been given the honour of Tru Thoughts 100th album release. He chat with Mat D.
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European that is the name for this sound, the sound that SEPALOT has chosen to be his own.
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