Date with a DJ
RÜFÜS DU SOL
The Aussie electronic trio RÜFÜS is a sonic melting pot. Take deep trance beats, layer on eerie psych-rock vocals, add a heavy dose drums and synths, and pour it all over a house music base. Then serve the mixture at a huge fucking dance party on the beach.
What So Not
You already know What’s So Not. You’ve made out with strangers, popped bottles, and gotten all kinds of weird on the dance floor to the bangers produced by this Aussie artist.
After hitting the streets with Tasmanian producer and DJ Akouo, on his first trip to New York, to go on a sampling hunt, we chatted about the importance of creating his own sound and how he’s evolved beyond hip hop.
Fifteen years ago, Hermitude ushered Australian music into the new millennium. These days the groups two members, El Gusto and Luke Dubbs, are still spinning tracks, pushing the envelope and burning the house (and other things) down.