"I never really planned this music career, I thought it was impossible..." says Parisian producer, Arnaud Bernard at his Soundcheck. With his unique take on hip-hop, which first ignited his interest in music as a record-collecting ten-year-old, and his ear for unusual samples, Onra has become one of the world’s most sought-after producers. Now signed to Fools Gold Records and after six studio albums, including the game-changing ‘Chinoiseries’ which was crafted from samples of Chinese and Vietnamese records he had discovered whilst travelling, Onra talks Marvin Gaye, playing Budapest, combined with footage from his sell-out second time in Australia.
Hard at work and wasting no time during the Australian summer, the Aussie division of AIAIAI are cooking up big things in the fair city of Melbourne.
Our down-under division enlisted Melbourne-based producer Häzel on mix duties. Check out his hazy, J Dilla-influenced, instrumental hip hop steez after the jump.
This Friday AIAIAI Australia are proudly presenting an epic get together for leading creatives, and we think you should go.
In which AIAIAI Australia help put on a great party in Melbourne. 'Espionage' is arranged by local cats The Operatives and it looks set to be pretty righteous.