Radical Son

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From hip hop roots to soulful social statement Radical Son is a man with a purpose. His music, both potent and sublime, conjures uncompromising visions of where we’ve come from and what could be, from troubled past to songs of humility and healing.

One cannot choose to ignore or pigeon hole the magnetic appeal of Radical Son. A musician, an artist, and an individualist.

For nearly five years, Radical Son has been crafting his own sound, writing, performing and recording. His first studio album is a powerful record that also lets us in on his inner struggle. The adage “The pen is mightier than the sword” would be a simply perfect way to summarize his lyrics. He is also gifted with a voice like no other, described by some as a cross between Isaac Hayes and Michael Franti. This combination of lyrics that cut you to pieces and the deep rich tones that soothe makes him a unique and exciting new talent.

He makes music for the people; people who are aware of the world’s greater goals and who are unimpressed by political mediocrity. Radical Son knows he can make a difference with his music.

The single “Wicked”, off his debut EP, has achieved national airplay and been named single of the week in Melbourne’s Beat Magazine. Radical Son has also been a Deadly Awards nominee in 2006-7.

For this Alice Springs debut Radical Son is joined by his mighty 6 piece backing band.

 

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