Artist info

Genre

Electronic, Hip Hop


Tags

canberra


Sounds like

Saba


band members

Daniel Kirkland, Josh Bates


Influences

Lupe Fiasco


Unearthed artists we like

Zellow, Genesis Owusu


Website

kirklanddmusic.com/

Gig

Kirklandd

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

30 Oct

Gasometer Hotel

Melbourne, 3066

Melbourne

8:00pm

Gig

Kirklandd

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

23 Nov

Spilt Milk

Canberra, 2600

Commonwealth Park, Canberra

12:00pm

Gig

Kirklandd

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

28 Nov

Oxford Art Factory

Sydney, 2010

Sydney

8:00pm

Bio

Off the back of his acclaimed single, ‘Impulse’, Kirklandd has affirmed his entry in 2019 with the release of his follow up single, ‘knowbody’, an upbeat trap anthem with ‘a high-octane fun attitude’ (triple j Unearthed).

Produced by frequent collaborator, Cam Bluff, ‘knowbody’ features Kirklandd’s flair for wordplay in a concept that explores the balance of social media and self-growth. Bridging his influence from hip hop’s golden era with a passion for live instrumentation, Kirklandd developed his artistry as a former cello player, channelling this into his energetic and intricate performance style.

Following an explosive festival debut at Groovin' the Moo, Kirklandd is currently on tour for ‘knowbody’, bringing his explosive live drum set to fans in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, with festival appearances at Spilt Milk and New Year’s Eve on the Hill.

Garnering support from triple j Unearthed, MTV, Apple Music and a nod from his earliest inspiration, Lupe Fiasco, Kirklandd continues his role as an artist ambassador for Global Citizen, affirming his position as a grounded member of Australian hip hop’s new wave.

Unearthed in 2019

Groovin The Moo

24 Feb 2019

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Review

Review by Tommy Faith Tommy Faith

30 Sep 2019

Triple J
40

I've loved watching Kirklandd leveling over the past year or two. He's on one with this newie.

I've loved watching Kirklandd leveling over the past year or two. He's on one with this newie.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

25 Sep 2019

Triple J
35

this traverses across so many influences and sounds and brings a hi-octane fun attitude throughout it all.

this traverses across so many influences and sounds and brings a hi-octane fun attitude throughout it all.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

24 Sep 2019

Triple J
35

Some mad energy from Kirklandd on this track - between the jumpy beat and that rapid delivery the man keeps busy!

Some mad energy from Kirklandd on this track - between the jumpy beat and that rapid delivery the man keeps busy!