Stefan Braidwood
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Counting Snowflakes... | 27 Dec 2004 // 7:00 PM

'Asking me to rate albums of one genre against one another is a little like asking me how many gears I want on my tuna, so here's a trawl through some of the amazing music I've come to love over the past 12 months, sorted loosely by genre.'

How Hip-Hop Music Is Slowly Transcending Its Circular Culture | 27 Jul 2004 // 8:00 PM

If it is to stand any chance of representing a people, then hip-hop must be allowed that most fundamental of human compulsions: to grow, to transcend its own limitations, to change.


'The Girl in the Road' Blends Genres Into a Rich, Sensuous Broth | 7 Nov 2014 // 2:00 AM

In its heartfelt, humorous appraisal of the shocking beauty of life, all scars and suffering included, The Girl in the Road is profoundly generous and humane writing.

Quantic: Magnetica | 9 Jun 2014 // 9:05 PM

Quantic's journey into Tropicália continues with another fine slice of mellow grooves, zesty vocals and full-bodied percussion. It's a well-rounded platter, fresh from around the globe.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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