Tuesday, May 1, 2018

They're lively, colourful, vibrant and a whole lot of fun! They've also just released a brand new single by the name of Mur Imma Mur. Yes indeed, as the summer vibe starts to edge ever closer, ManaTapu have resurfaced with a new song that pretty much...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

One World is the title of the debut album from Pon Di Corner, a Malta-based musical collective featuring artists with roots in three continents  but, as they like to point out all from the same planet! They all have at least three things in common; a...

Friday, February 24, 2017

The album itself is yet to come, scheduled for release on April 20, but Malta-based international act Pon Di Corner, fresh from playing last week's Marleyfest, have just rolled out the title track online, giving us a small taste of a record that prom...

Monday, October 10, 2016

Thank God for Anton Agius! Not only did the late Maltese sculptor create countless fantastic and inspiring artistic pieces, but his monument in Rabat provides some very welcome shade on this unbearably hot summer morning. Sitting next to me on the st...

Sunday, May 8, 2016

The finalists of this year's L-Għanja tal-Poplu – Festival tal-Kanzunetta Maltija have been announced. The judging panel this year was made up of Adrian Mamo, David Azzopardi, Martina Caruana, Miriam Cassar, Noel D’Anastas and Vince Fabri.

 

The festiv...

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Last year's Rock The South flaunted all the fours with its '44 acts over four days' fourth edition. This year's fifth anniversary edition, which is endorsed by  the Valletta 2018 Foundation, will see the festival go back to a three-day format, but it...

Friday, January 1, 2016

It's been a busy year for Maltese music, busier than 2014 if we have to go by the number of releases  as a whole. There were certainly several standout offerings, and with at least 49 albums and 22 EPs released, not to mention a multitude of radio si...

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Toni Sant needs no introduction really; an academic, a radio, TV, online and overall media personality, and also the artistic director at Spazju Kreattiv. His regular Muzika Mod Iehor podcasts provide a consistent reminder of just how much is going o...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

They're one of the most sought-after live acts on the island, and with good reason too, because the minute ManaTapu take the stage, they unleash a ball of energy that bounces back and forth off the audience, gathering momentum with each song they pla...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Later this week, US rapper Venomous2000 will hit our shores to give a live performance in Malta as part of his 2014 European Tour. Born and raised in New Jersey, he has been a force for positivity in the hiphop culture for over 15 years, and has perf...

Friday, October 24, 2014

It is, without a doubt, a momentous occasion; a milestone event that up until a few years ago, many would have thought impossible to ever happen on an island with a relatively insular mindset. And yet it has, or rather it will, as in a matter of days...

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Just under a year ago, on September 17, 2013, Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death in Athens by a member of the far-right Golden Dawn movement. Fyssas, a respected rap artist and activist who went by the name of Killah P, was well-known for his anti-fa...

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The term Botta u Risposta is usually more familiar within għana circles rather than the hip hop scene but its use here, as the theme of an eagerly-anticipated rap battle that Nitrox and D-Legacy will be hosting on Saturday, August 30, perfectly encap...

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