Godlands is one identify to look out for, and anybody who has heard her productions or caught a efficiency can agree. The bossy Aussie queen is the complete bundle; from her insane entice productions to her killer sense of favor and high-energy stage presence, it’s clear that she is strictly what the bass scene has been lacking.
The Adelaide-based DJ/producer/promoter and former radio host launched her debut single, “Lastly,” in 2017 and has continued to throw hit after hit at us. Her metallic hip-hop influenced entice sound has landed her extremely coveted spots on Australia’s largest lineups, together with Splendour within the Grass Competition 2018, Hear Out and extra.
We teamed up with the entice queen in the course of her ‘Pleasures’ tour for an unique interview and visitor combine. You’ll need to stream this one.
Hey! Thanks for chatting with us at this time. You’re arising on the tail finish of your ‘Pleasures Tour.’ How has that been going for you?
Thanks for having me guys! Yeah it’s been unimaginable thus far, I’ve had some main events and everybody has obtained round it.
The place did the identify ‘Godlands’ come from?
I actually needed a reputation that wasn’t simple to find out what I seemed like if that is sensible? I didn’t need something female as a result of that’s not me however I additionally didn’t need one thing too darkish or mechanical. I suppose fluidity is the phrase I’m on the lookout for.
I initially needed ‘Badlands’ nevertheless that was clearly related with so many different issues so we ditched that concept. I actually preferred the ‘lands’ a part of the identify so we simply began throwing round a bunch of phrases and ‘god’ ended up being my favorite to make ‘Godlands’. A brilliant constructed approach of making a reputation haha! however it works and it’s completely different.
Based mostly in your combine, it looks as if you’ve got your ear to the underground with a very good steadiness of preserving well-known tunes in rotation as properly. The place do you normally look to seek out new materials in your units?
I like all types of entice and bass music and I like so as to add as a lot because it as I can into my mixes so long as it is sensible. I’m an avid fan of SoundCloud and I at all times troll by way of pages and pages of music, I at all times like to have a look at my favorite artists and see what they’ve preferred or reposted on their SoundCloud pages. It normally to leads me to discovering new artists and secret gems.
It looks as if you’ve got an incredible sense for vogue tendencies, whereas making them your personal. I don’t assume I’ve ever seen anybody carry out in ski goggles! What are a few of your go-to manufacturers?
Ha! Acquired to maintain you in your toes I prefer to have a very good mixture of classic and precise manufacturers. I like Pleasures which is definitely what I named my music after just because I used to be carrying their shirt whereas I made the music haha. I’m actually feeling the Kangol bucket hats atm and principally any model that has cool pants. I’m a pants gal.
You’ve some fairly badass tattoos as properly. What are a few of your favorites?
I actually love my ‘1992’ abdomen tattoo, it harm like a bitch. Additionally my black rose on my forearm and my falcon.
You’ve been DJing for about eight years now and producing for about four, right? Trying again, are you glad that you simply took that point to good your mixing and manufacturing types earlier than presenting your sound to the world?
100%. I feel it obtained to a degree with DJing that I knew that I may solely get thus far and that’s once I began producing. I like DJing and performing and I feel having that additional confidence with these eight years of DJing offers me an opportunity to be additional on stage and permits me to work together with the group extra, which is tremendous vital to me.
You created a celebration known as ‘So Far Gone’ in AUS. Are you able to inform us extra about that?
It’s principally a hip hop night time my good friend Dan and I created. Initially, it was a month-to-month celebration dedicating an evening to a specific rapper/rnb artist. We’ve accomplished some fairly loopy stuff, we created our personal hotline bling field – Dillon Francis really got here by way of and had a little bit of a boogie in it. It was fairly sick.
You’ve mentioned prior to now that you simply need to show you aren’t a one-trick pony. What do you’ve got up your sleeve for upcoming releases?
I actually need to have enjoyable with genres, I’m wanting to the touch on hip hop extra so I’ll dabble in that space a bit.
Is there anybody you’d like to work with within the subsequent 1-5 years?
The dream can be RL Grime, What So Not, Quix, Boombox Cartel, Baauer… all of those artists have influenced me in a technique or one other.
When will we see you come to the states?
I’m hoping subsequent 12 months if all goes properly haha! Provided that you’ll have me that’s
Lastly, what’s going to we be listening to in your combine at this time?
A mix of types, principally music you wanna headbang to.
Godlands – “All people Is aware of”
t1r – ID
sfam & vide – “trash”
episcool & ensu – “spam”
Lil Wayne – “6 Foot 7 Foot” (Y2K Remix)
TYNAN – “Someplace One way or the other”
JUDGE x X&G – “BLADES”
KIONNE – “Roll One”
TNGHT – “Obsession” (baht remake) x Tinie Tempa – “Subsequent Hype”
Yvng Jalapeño – “ODI”
A$AP Ferg – “East Coast” (Yehme2 X WHIPPED CREAM Bootleg)
EPTIC -“The Finish” (YOOKiE Reside Edit)
ROUND2 – “Hit Me”
ID – “Lick It”
LIZ – “Once I Rule The World” (SORTAGOTH Remix)
RL Grime – “I Wanna Know” (TWERL Remix)
Godlands – “Pleasures”
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