The Kids Are Alright
With a newly released album, Magician’s Daughter, under her belt, Mama Kin is part of the line-up at Folkworld Fairbridge Festival this Saturday-Sunday, April 27-28. BOB GORDON reports.
Karl Thomas is confident ahead of the launch of his long awaited debut LP as JO CAMPBELL gets him on the line. His dynamic and diverse Universus has been three years in the making. During that time, the Perth producer/DJ known as ShockOne has made the move to London where he’s been creating from a small basement studio in Shoreditch. He’s developed just the slightest tinge of UK - affected accent.
In the new Western Australian film Drift, Xavier Samuel plays a gifted but rebellious surfer who clashes with his more level-headed elder brother against the tumultuous backdrop of the early ‘70s. TRAVIS JOHNSON has a word.