MANU CROOK$ is this weeks triple j Unearthed Feature Artist and winner of our Come Together Festival competition . The Sydney-based emcee will be hitting the Come Together stage at Sydney's Luna Park this Saturday, June 11.
Tell us about your music. How did you develop your sound?
Vibes vibes vibes. Every song I make I go off a vibe or how I was feeling at that time. In terms of the sound - it's influenced by my everyday life.
What’s your greatest source of inspiration for making music?
Once again my everyday life... I think music is the best way to express yourself.
You’re one the winner of our Come Together competition. What can punters at Come Together expect from your live show?
It'll definitely be an energetic start to a dope festival!
What’s the best advice you’ve been given and who was it from?
Be you! - Anonymous
What Australian track would you play to cheer up someone who was crying?
What Australian track would you play to someone to make them cry?
You’re the DJ at a party. The dance floor is pumping. What Australian track do you put on next?
Not even gonna lie, I'll most probably play my own song
! All day, Everyday! (pun intended) back to back..then play 'Hermitude - The Buzz' to cheer up all the people crying cause of how hard the song goes!
Tell us about the bands or people in the Sydney music community that inspire you.
There's a few groups in Sydney doing their thing... Shout out the One Day
-ers, they're definitely pushing a movement and also the dream big team going wild.
What are your plans for the rest of 2016?
I'm planning on dropping more songs/projects and building on the sound we got going with the team.