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Baker Boy: “I wanna show little kids they can be a voice for their community all around Australia – even the world”

On his debut album ‘Gela’, Yolngu hip-hop phenomenon Danzal Baker continues to tread his path of positivity – even as he delivers some of his most pointedly political songs yet

Holy Holy – ‘Hello My Beautiful World’ review: indie rock duo reposition themselves with existentialist electro-pop

Timothy Carroll and Oscar Dawson’s pandemic album offers cosmic contemplation and expansive soundscapes for future festivals

B Wise wants fans to see “every side” of him on new album ‘jamie’

The rapper talks to NME about setting “bravado” aside for his personal yet adventurous sophomore album, South-West Sydney’s musical rise and more

Youngn Lipz: “I’m very proud of where I’m from and will always represent”

The sky’s the limit for Australia’s new R&B star Youngn Lipz, who flies the flag for South-West Sydney on his debut album ‘Area Baby’

Hiatus Kaiyote – ‘Mood Valiant’ review: their most focused album with more classic songs than epic jams

The Melbourne future soul band rein in their most maximalist impulses to deliver their most resonant record yet

Tkay Maidza: “This whole journey has just been about finding myself and owning my power”

Adelaide’s pride and joy, chameleonic artist, ambitious visual auteur, eclectic outsider – Tkay Maidza is all these things and more

Nerve: “It’s the season for people to be tall poppies at the thing that they love”

On ‘Tall Poppy Season’, the Brisbane rap multi-hyphenate adds R&B to his toolbox and opens up about “real shit”

Big Scary – ‘Daisy’ review: Melbourne indie-pop duo return with their grooviest album yet

Tom Iansek and Jo Syme set aside the guitars and recast themselves as an eccentric disco outfit on their fourth album

Jesswar: “I can walk into any space anywhere and be proud of who I am”

The Fijian-Australian rap phenom tells NME about the road to her searing debut EP, ‘Tropixx’

Genesis Owusu – ‘Smiling With No Teeth’ review: a transcendent conceptual opus

The Canberran artist defies the conventions of Australian hip-hop, personalising jazz-funk, punk and folk on his debut