Go and listen to Gang of Youths’ most recent album angel in realtime., before you keep reading for soaring strings, cinematic atmospheres, and an evolution of euphoria.
In the couple of weeks since the countdown, my thoughts on the number one spot have ebbed and flowed, often conflicting each other. Perhaps in your house “should have been higher” was a blasphemous refrain on the day. But now we have let our opinions marinate—and it’s time to put them on blast.
In the midst of a time that seems to make little sense, MAY-A’s debut EP Don’t Kiss Ur Friends is like a steaming mug of tea to soothe the soul—its title an ironic nod to the distance we are forced to keep from the people closest to us.
The Australian Indigenous music scene is growing rapidly. From acoustic jams to silky smooth pop, hip-hop and all the avenues between, First Nations musicians have got you covered. This playlist is one that will hang around for my life.