aahh Radio Podcast: Thundamentals

Thundamentals’ reputation as a band of party starters with a loud egalitarian streak is obviously resonating with Australian music fans as demand has pushed the rap crew to double the number of Elephant In The Room tour dates.   What’s more, taking a leaf from the legacy of support that legends like the Hilltop Hoods [among others] have given Thundas, the Sydney-via-Blue Mountains group are announcing Melbourne’s 18-year-old rap wunderkind BARO as tour support, taking the up-and-coming rhyme-smith on the road for 15 of their 24 Elephant In the Room dates.   The good vibes couldn’t have come at a … Continue reading aahh Radio Podcast: Thundamentals

aahh Radio Podcast: Jurassic 5

Jurassic 5 formed in the early nineties and quickly became known as one of the soulful and socially aware Hip Hop groups of the LA underground scene. They weren’t throwback or old school, but they embodied a nostalgic sound that was also at once fresh and has remained the benchmark for original Hip Hop ever since. The group gave us timeless tracks such as ‘Quality Control’, ‘What’s Golden’ , ‘Day at The Races’ and ‘Thin Line’ featuring Nelly Furtado before they parted ways in 2007. Although the band was out of sight they were certainly not out of mind and … Continue reading aahh Radio Podcast: Jurassic 5

New Podcast Episode With Emcee/Producer Koolta

As we return for the first episode of aahh Podcast for the new year, we have a massive show in store. Our guest today hails from South Australia, he is an MC and producer. He has just been selected by MusicSA to perform at the Clipsal 500 Concert held in Adelaide. Our guest also has a brand new album on the way. allaussiehiphop.com will be revealing some exclusive news surrounding the album, so be sure to tune in for that. Press play, sit back and enjoy! You can keep up to date with all the latest news and music from … Continue reading New Podcast Episode With Emcee/Producer Koolta

Kerser Interview 4th LP KING Drops Tomorrow

KING Is By Far His Best And Most Accessible, Despite Being The Most Brutal! A success story no one predicted, MC Kerser is the most polarising voice in Australian hip hop, epitomising the notoriously hard-living suburbs of Sydney’s outer west. With trademark, unapologetic, honesty, KING documents Kerser’s incredible trajectory from his stomping ground in Sydney’s West [‘C-Town’], the fight he’s undertaken to get out [‘Put Life in Rap’] and the hard-won realisation that success creates its own problems [‘Forever’.] Though championed by the marginalised society he emerged from, some early fans have fallen by the wayside, accusing Kerser of flaunting … Continue reading Kerser Interview 4th LP KING Drops Tomorrow

aahh Radio with Director Eddie Martin (All This Mayhem)

All This Mayhem tells the story of brothers Tas and Ben Pappas, two boys from Melbourne who took the skateboarding world by storm, defeating Tony Hawk and crowned International World Champions within a year. Skateboarding came naturally to the Pappas brothers, but success was a different story. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account we witness the dark consequences of Tas and Ben’s rapid success, their intense fraternal bond and their journey from the pinnacle of their sport into a downward spiral of self-destruction. From the makers of award-winning documentaries Exit Through the Gift Shop and Senna, and featuring fascinating interviews, first … Continue reading aahh Radio with Director Eddie Martin (All This Mayhem)

aahh Radio: The D.Y.E

Introducing The D.Y.E. A three man hip hop group from Melbourne’s north, hell bent on getting their music to the people. 

Made up of DJ Marshall, MHz and Slam Master D, The D.Y.E already have two mix-tapes to their name. The debut EP entitled Sorry For The Stickers, references the infamous D.Y.E stickers, which any local could tell you, have been plastered all over Melbourne. 
With their energetic party sound reminiscent of J5 or Beastie Boys; The D.Y.E pride themselves on being masters of the live show. The EP’s general vibe is custom-made for a festival crowd, with plenty of … Continue reading aahh Radio: The D.Y.E

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 6 Geko

Enigmatic Geko AKA Phil Gektor makes up one sixth of formidable Melbourne label Crate Cartel. His new album, titled Real Heads Don’t Listen, is out May 30 2014. Entirely self-produced, Geko has poured his contrarian genius into the album, ensuring every detail has purpose. Consistent with his previous work, Real Heads Don’t Listen further explores Geko’s underground ethos and his satirical take on mainstream society and commercialisation. Using samples as his muse, Geko’s production and lyrical themes evolve organically. The album’s overall gritty, trippy feel resembles its creator’s cynical obscurity. Though dark, and sometimes confronting, Geko’s music is a brilliant … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 6 Geko

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 5 Atmosphere

Southsiders, was recorded in south Minneapolis and Oakland and is a shout-out to their native neighborhood. While it is a celebration of Atmosphere’s fortitude, it is also deeply introspective and “a very detailed look at my life,” says Slug. With Southsiders, the group’s unique sound featuring vibrant, live instrumentations and Slug’s often-weighty subject matter, continue to push the boundaries of what indie rap can mean. We catch up with Slug, as he hurtles through Northern America, in a tour van trying to avoid a crazy storm. He talks about touring Australia, the brand new album Southsiders, the recording process and … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 5 Atmosphere

Allday Releases Startup Cult Debut Album Today + New Single & Video

Adelaide-come-Melbourne rapper Allday has released his first full-length album Startup Cult today, and has already reached #2 on the iTunes chart upon release. The album is released via ONETWO and is already becoming a fan and media favourite. Allday had this to say to his fans, “Making music may not be healing the sick or feeding the hungry, but it it makes you forget your problems for a few minutes that I’ve don’t my job. Whether you buy the CD, buy the mp3s or even torrent the album, I hope it means something to you.” After the success of Right Now, … Continue reading Allday Releases Startup Cult Debut Album Today + New Single & Video

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 4 Savo

Focus is everything for fast-rising Queensland talent Savo in 2014. Returning to his home in the lush tropics after a stint in Sydney, the last 12 months have been productive for the small cane farming town of Innisfail’s finest hip-hop talent. Since the launch of his long-awaited mixtape Worth The Wait in April 2013, which topped over 46,000 downloads (and counting), the 21-year-old emcee has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on his first official release on Bomb Squad Presents, all-the-while earning praise from names like 360 and M-Phazes for his performances as part of the Sprung Festival … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 4 Savo

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 2 P-Money

New Zealand’s premier producer P-Money has teamed up with underground Rap legend Buckshot to release the brand new album BackPack Travels, which is available now in Australia. The first video for lead single off the album, Flute feat. Brooklyn hip-hop visionaries Joey Bada$$ & CJ Fly dropped recently. The duo also revealed the album artwork via a dope little stop motion video. The 10-song project is entirely produced by P-Money and features acts including Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly of Pro Era, Steele of Smif N Wessun, David Dallas, Raz Fresco, Chelsea Reject & T’Nah Apex. The collaboration came about through P-Money’s signing … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 2 P-Money

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 1: Ry

Fresh off a knockout 2013, Ry gives us Circles – the first single from his upcoming album, slated for late 2014 release. Ry’s witty trademark flow shines on this song with a hook that is as infectious as the guitar riff he raps over. Circles is the first of several singles to be released this year through Inertia, and there are several interstate shows lined up for 2014, Circles is the perfect introduction to what is looking to be a breakout year for Ry. Circles is out now through Inertia Access via all major online retailers. Be sure to check … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 1: Ry

aahh Radio Episode 17 Doc Brown

British rapper turned comedian Doc Brown returns to Melbourne with his tongue-in-cheek take on hip-hop culture. Fresh from supporting Ricky Gervais around the world, and appearances on Russell Howard’s Good News, The Inbetweeners and Derek, Doc Brown is a must-see show. After rubbing shoulders with the biggest names in hip-hop, Doc burst onto the comedy scene with sell-out shows in Edinburgh and London. With a blistering assault on the arrogance of rappers, Doc will delight audiences with his perfectly crafted songs and stories in this brand new show that answers that age old question – what happens to a rapper … Continue reading aahh Radio Episode 17 Doc Brown

aahh Radio Episode 16: Bam Bam

Australia is unveiling new hip-hop talent at a phenomenal pace, and a name you are going to hear more and more of is, Bam Bam – announcing his debut EP The Good Life, which will be released on Friday March 28, 2014 through Ten To Two Records. Exclusive physical pre-order packages are available here and the digital EP can be pre-ordered from iTunes now! A gifted breakdancer, writer and rapper; over the past few years the multi-talented Bam Bam has shifted his full-time focus from breaking to music – touring with old mate 360 to an army of new fans, and … Continue reading aahh Radio Episode 16: Bam Bam

aahh Radio: Episode 15 Jackie Onassis

Sydney duo Jackie Onassis are surely the best kept secret with-in hip-hop. Comprised of vocalist Kai and producer Raph, Jackie Onassis are the newest members of the One Day crew, a collective comprised of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate and Joyride. Jackie … Continue reading aahh Radio: Episode 15 Jackie Onassis

aahh Radio: Episode 14 Pataphysics

IED is the follow up release to Pataphysics’ 2012 debut album Subversive. Recorded, mixed and produced by front man, vocalist and trumpet player Pat Marks (aka Pataphysics) at his 9 Gates studio in Melbourne. IED (improvised explosive device), Pat is joined by the NZ singer Project nRt and the exceptional jazz guitarist Diego Villata from (Tierra) on the IED (improvised explosive device) recording. The tracks on the EP are the best representation of the live show on record to date. Pataphysics has built a solid reputation off the back of his energetic and diverse live shows that combine trumpet, bass, keys, MPC, guitar, drums, turntable, percussion, … Continue reading aahh Radio: Episode 14 Pataphysics

aahh Radio – Episode 13: Bliss N Eso [Eso]

In the wake of debuting at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart with their fifth studio effort Circus In The Sky, Bliss n Eso now find themselves with the highest selling Australian album of 2013, and a revered Gold plaque after only 10 days of release. Between the multiple number one charting albums and chart records, various awards and accolades, an unprecedented live presence and the most loyal music fanbase in the country, the Sydney trio continue to push not only themselves, but hip-hop, forward in Australia. Bliss N Eso are stoked to announce that they are joining Big Day … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 13: Bliss N Eso [Eso]

aahh Radio Episode 12 Hermitude

The HyperParadise LP is Hermitude hitting the bullseye of their artistic vision, a beautifully inventive record of future beats and electronica. It’s not just their meticulousness in production and musicianship, it’s the passion and love they have for instrumental music that makes them so special.  The songs are bubbling with personality: choruses leap out of songs demanding an emotional response, differing for each listener. It wouldn’t be hard to imagine the more notably adventurous R&B/soul vocalists wishing they could get their hands on the likes of All of You and HyperParadise. Fresh from their overseas success Hermitude undertook some high-profile … Continue reading aahh Radio Episode 12 Hermitude

aahh Radio – Mix Master Mike

Revered master of the 4th element. Musical DJ and collaborator with the Beastie Boys. Three-time undefeated winner of the DMC World DJ Championship. Mix Master Mike is one of the most towering and influential figures in hip hop. His body of work equals flawless. Skill behind the decks equals best of the best. He is the Dream Team. A party-rocking vinyl magician who effortlessly switches between gob-smacking scratch acrobatics and cold-dropping the biggest dancefloor erupting bombs ever written. All with a flick of the finger. Originally from San Francisco, Mix Master Mike is one of the pioneers of turntablism. Having … Continue reading aahh Radio – Mix Master Mike

aahh Radio – Episode 10: David Dallas (Falling Into Place)

The past two years have been a roller coaster for David Dallas. He signed to underground powerhouse Duck Down Music in 2011, releasing second album The Rose Tint in the US soon after. He also short listed for New Zealand’s highest songwriting accolade, the Taite Prize. Not wanting to rest on laurels, the start of 2013 saw Dallas enter the studio with production whizz kids Fire & Ice; note book in hand. Diamonds are made under pressure and in four months, Dallas had twelve unparalleled finished tracks to put his name to. D.Dot talks a big game but he’s still a storyteller. Themes on the new … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 10: David Dallas (Falling Into Place)

aahh Radio – Community Series Episode 2: Michelle Grace Hunder – Rise Campaign

For our second ever Community Series episode, which aims to highlight those who are heavily involved in the local hip hop scene. We catch up with the photography extraordinaire Michelle Grace Hunder. Michelle is a Melbourne based photographer who has … Continue reading aahh Radio – Community Series Episode 2: Michelle Grace Hunder – Rise Campaign

aahh Radio – Episode 7: Jonwayne (Rap Album One)

In Episode 7 of aahh Radio we are joined by US artist Jonwayne, who has just released his debut rap album titled Rap Album One. He is also currently in Australia for a huge run of dates. The massive single The Come Up Pt. 1 is the only track on Rap Album One to feature a vocal guest, Scoop DeVille – best known as producer for the likes of Kendrick Lamar, The Game and Snoop Dogg. Scoop also produced two tracks on the record, Black Magic and The Come Up Pt. 2. The rest is pure Jonwayne, from the meandering, jazzy Reflection to the contemplative After The Calm. In fact, there’s more piano than drums on Rap Album One – … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 7: Jonwayne (Rap Album One)

aahh Radio – Episode 6: Kerser (S.C.O.T)

In Episode 6 of aahh Radio we are joined by Kerser, who has just released his 3rd studio album S.C.O.T, in as many years. Produced entirely by Nebs, S.C.O.T (Sickest Cunt Out There) has been out for a moment now debuting at #1 on the ARIA Urban Charts and a top 5 position on ARIA album charts.  Kerser talks about his new album, his recent chart topping DVD release. His battle with 360, why the re-match hasn’t happened. Plus an exclusive announcement of his plan’s for the next 10 years. We also touch on the subject of the ABK 225 label. Check it out now. Official  ||  Facebook  ||  Twitter  || … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 6: Kerser (S.C.O.T)

aahh Radio – Episode 5: Illy – Cinematic

In Episode 5 of aahh Radio we are joined by ONETWO artist Illy, who has just released his 4th studio album Cinematic.  Illy speaks about working with executive producer M-Phazes on Cinematic, Thomas Jules of Rudimental, Drapht, the almighty Hilltop Hoods, Kira Puru, and planning triple j’s Like A Version performance from last week, plus a whole heap more. Official  ||  Facebook  ||  Twitter  ||  Purchase Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 5: Illy – Cinematic

aahh Radio – Episode 3: Mind Over Matter (Smiles)

In episode 3 of aahh Radio we chat to MC Smiles, who is one half of the Mind Over Matter crew along with MC Willow. In Episode 3, we discuss the recent Sounds Of The Suburbs festival, the beautiful KiKi, Mind Over Matter’s brand new single Somebody’s Love, the upcoming album, working with a legend of the game, and all about Smiles‘ experience with a granny dating website. It’s all that and a whole heap more. this week on aahh Radio. If you only check out a few minutes, check out 7.08 – 10.20.  Expect a whole heap of dope … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 3: Mind Over Matter (Smiles)

aahh Radio – Episode 2: Jones JNR. (Ev Jones)

In episode 2 of aahh Radio we chat to Ev Jones, who is one half of the Jones JNR. outfit along with DJ Morgs of the Thundamentals. In Episode 2, we discuss the groups brand new mixtape The Soultape 2, their recent run of performances with Fat Freddy’s Drop and a whole lot more. Expect a whole heap of dope guests and features in the upcoming episodes of aahh Radio, as well as all your latest news, reviews, and happenings from the world of Hip Hop. If you would like to feature in an upcoming episode of aahh radio, submit a track … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 2: Jones JNR. (Ev Jones)

Illergic – Illville

Emerging from Sydney’s hip hop scene in the late 90s, Illergic stands amongst Australia’s elite and most accomplished lyricists, renowned for intense wordplay and his own unique brand of rapid fire delivery. Illergic has left his mark on the local Hip Hop scene via multiple releases such as his solo album Illergic Reaction, his two albums with Terminal Illness (‘Padlock Your Heads 1999 and Sons Of Medusa 2001), and alongside Australia’s best on the classic Culture of Kings II compilation. Now, Illergic is back, with his rhymes sharper than ever with the release of his new album Illville, backed by … Continue reading Illergic – Illville