Requiem talked with ABC Darwin presenter Richard “Margo” Margetson about his new single Early AM on the Arvos show. He also discussed his back catalogue and weighed in on the live band vs DJ debate. Requiem performed ‘Worldwide’ and ‘Early AM (featuring Abbey Rose)’ live in the studio.
LATEST GIG: Requiem just played support for Mr Hill & Rahjconkas when they did a show in Darwin. 2013 has been a great year for Requiem with many gigs under his belt.
EARLY AM CDs: Pick up a copy of Early AM on CD for free from the following record stores…
* W ax Museum Records, 2 Degraves St, Melbourne * Obese Records, 4A Izett Street, Prahran * Northside Records, 236 Gertrude St, Fitzroy * Clinic 116, Shop 7, Twin Plaza/22-24 Twin St, Adelaide * 567 King, 567 King Street, Newtown * Rockinghorse Records, 245 Albert St, Brisbane
WATCH THE EARLY AM OFFICIAL VIDEO: Requiem - Early AM (featuring Abbey Rose) To download this track for free go to www.requiemhiphop.com Beat by Mdusu Cuts by DJ Kilo Directed by Sean Hutton Filmed on location in Darwin, Northern Territory Edited by Sean Hutton and Jesse Gohier-Fleet Copyright Minimal Aesthetics 2013, all rights reserved.
SINGLE LAUNCH: Requiem launched his new single Early AM featuring Darwin R&B singer Abbey Rose (pictured) in October while playing support for Elefant Traks artists Horrorshow and Jimblah and NZ crew Homebrew. Photos: Elise Derwin.
LATE NIGHT CINEMA: Shooting the video clip for Requiem’s new single Early AM around Darwin in September/October.
IN THE STUDIO: Photos of Requiem recording with James Mangohig from Sietta in Darwin. Early AM
Drapht rocked Darwin in July 2013 and Requiem was the support act alongside fellow Territorian Skank MC.
Requiem performed at the Original Recipe live showcase in the Top End as part of the 2013 Intune Music Conference.
Requiem supported Sydney crew Spit Syndicate when they played in Darwin in May, 2013.
In January 2013 I visited Melbourne and put copies of the Digital Blues EP in Wax Museum and other record stores, plus got my coffee fix.
Over the past three months Requiem has performed live as support act for Australian hip hop rising stars
Illy, Seth Sentry and Chance Waters. For bookings contact: minimalaesthetics at gmail dot com
Rhythm and Poetry interview
I had a chat with Ruxton and Trout from Rhythm and Poetry on Goonbag Radio a little while ago, stayed around for the entire show to discuss music and what’s been happening (click title for podcast).