Elements Festival, held in Queensland, is one of the first Australian events to announce it will be going ahead after the entertainment industry was decimated by the COVID 19 situation throughout the year.
The festival organised a special showcase last Sunday as part of Half Wild’s 72 hour digital festival, Synthesis, so we don’t have
Tetrameth played a pivotal role in the creative revolution that imagined into being the dark progressive sound that defines the Australian underground around the world; zenonesque. Last week, he released his first solo track in six years.
Cosmos, released on Stereo Society, is undeniably the melodic wizardry of Tetrameth. The ten-minute track includes profoundly mystic
We’re feeling more than a tad privileged to interview Grouch ahead of his appearance for the upcoming Synthesis Digital Festival. The prince of progressive trance and, more recently, dub with his live band does not, as a general rule, do media so we’re grateful he agreed to have a chat about life with Half Wild.
It’s a special day indeed at Half Wild HQ as we launch the world’s most comprehensive streaming platform that will go live on 19 – 22 June with the digital festival, Synthesis.
The new platform offers so much more than just passive viewing of musicians doing their thing. facilitating community connection has been the focus
Since Tim Healey burst onto the scene more than two decades ago, he’s set the standard for captivating performances as an artist who takes global audiences on unexpected, euphoric journeys and as a musical tastemaker par extraordinaire.
Over the course of his career, he’s spanned genres from psytrance to breakbeat, progressive to goa and
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Seb Taylor, aka Kaya Project, is a veteran virtuoso of the psychedelic scene. With a prolific presence for two decades, Seb is also responsible for the Hibernation, Shakta, Digitalis and Angel Tears projects.
Friday’s release of his latest Kaya Project album, body.mind.soul, cements his reputation as an artist
Hi David, what have you been up to lately?
Hey, I’ve been up to a lot of things, music- and career-wise as well as in private stuff like moving, building a new studio etc. But a big highlight was my release at SK_X for sure. I got many amazing and motivating feedbacks which keep me
Monolink, known to friends as Steffen Linck, is in the middle of a studio session, working in a complex filled with studios in his home of Berlin. He’s fighting off a moment of writer’s block. “I’m a little bit stuck,” he says over the phone, avoiding sugarcoating his process, as he steps back to reset. This is a moment to take in
When Justin Carter and co-owner Eamon Harkin set out to build a club, they wanted to make a space that encouraged feelings of community. Everything they did with their New York club Nowadays—from making a vast space with lots of sitting room to programming panels and education events in addition to the parties—was designed with
This is not a city for exponents of sustainability. Or asthmatics. There are small fires everywhere you look, thanks to locals sitting on the roadside burning plastic money as gifts to their ancestors. Paired with the astronomical amount of mopeds, it means Hanoi is almost always shrouded in dense, toxic smog. Hanoi, originally named Thang
There can be few more extraordinary life journeys than the one taken by Colin McBean, a man today revered for his raw, punishing house and funk-fuelled techno weapons. Forty years ago he was selling soul tunes in his home town of Derby while training to be a chef, before heading to fashion college and eventually
If there are defining moments in any career, industry or indeed in life itself, they don’t come bigger than rejection. If music is simply the binary condition of sounds vs silence, so that anyone who understands the silences truly understands music, the same is true of positives and negatives. If you don’t understand the lows