Nai Palm is the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of Hiatus Kaiyote, the progressive neo-soul group from Melbourne, Australia who make music that is, in their own words, “multidimensional, polyrhythmic gangster shit.”
As the first Australian band nominated for a Grammy Award in an R&B category, this self-termed “future soul band” gradually won support from a wide array of taste-making DJs and industry peers and the list of artists who have sampled their music will make you weep.
On this episode Nai chats about her hard, formative childhood, the emotional rollercoaster of getting validation from iconic artists, and getting back into the studio to write that long-awaited third album.
Massive shout out to Hiatus Kaiyote for the time to chat and the generous use of their music in bringing this pod to life.
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