Danny Brown Shares New Video For “Ain’t It Funny”

Directed by Jonah Hill; Starring Danny Brown, Gus Van Sant, Joanne Kerns & Lauren Alice Avery Danny Brown has kept fans on their toes since the surprise release of his critically acclaimed third studio album, Atrocity Exhibition. Today he shares the wildly disturbing and uncomfortably funny video for “Ain’t It Funny”. In collaboration with the video’s director, Jonah Hill, Danny re-imagines his life as an 80s sitcom episode but with a morbid twist. The video features legendary writer / director Gus Van Sant as the “dad”, “Growing Pains” ultimate TV-mom Joanna Kerns as the “mom”, artist, actress and Instagram-celebrity Lauren … Continue reading Danny Brown Shares New Video For “Ain’t It Funny”

Urthboy Announces New Album

Urthboy explains “This project was to be released in 5 EPs, with each covering a decade between 1950 and 2000. The working title was Decades and the vision was to give life to the relationship between the past and present. Just like a million writers before me, I dreamt up a beast so daunting, that I spent three years trying to tame it. Everything changed when I wrote my family into the story.” ‘Long Loud Hours’ set the tone; voted in at #33 in the Hottest 100; while new single ‘Second Heartbeat’ switches gears to summer, setting up Urthboy’s most … Continue reading Urthboy Announces New Album

Seth Sentry – This Was Tomorrow

It’s been four years since Seth Sentry released his The Waiter Minute EP, that featured the huge hit single The Waitress Song. Seth is now ready to storm Australia with his debut LP This Was Tomorrow. Released today, Seth has already dropped two massive single’s from the album, in the form of My Scene and Float Away. Seth describes his anxiousness in getting the release in to the hands of his fans. “I’m feeling excited and nervous, the album’s finished now, so I just want to get it out there.” Describing the concept behind This Was Tomorrow, Seth explains “I guess the album is pretty random … Continue reading Seth Sentry – This Was Tomorrow

Seth Sentry – This Was Tomorrow

It has arrived. The debut album from Melbourne MC Seth Sentry will be unleashed on September 14. The album, titled This Was Tomorrow, is a ground breaking and utterly relatable hip-hop masterpiece. To bring the album to the fans, Seth has announced a 14-date tour through cities and regional centres in September and October, including appearances at Fat As Butter and Sprung Festivals. From the incredible success of The Waitress Song (2009), to the current radio smash singles My Scene and the brand new second single, Float Away, This Was Tomorrow is indicative of the exponential rate at which local hip-hop … Continue reading Seth Sentry – This Was Tomorrow

Sietta – The Seventh Passenger (Out Now)

Be prepared to be impressed by the fiery electronic soul of Darwin duo Sietta, and their debut album The Seventh Passenger. With a voice influenced by the rugged blues of Etta James and Memphis Minni, Caiti Baker’s powerful presence and themes of empowerment, love and hurt leave an unforgettable mark on the listener. In another time she may have gone down an R&B/pop path – such is her rich soaring delivery. Thankfully, Sietta didn’t dumb down; embracing a grittier direction, coated in a disarmingly alluring voice. As Kahlil Gibran said: ‘Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in … Continue reading Sietta – The Seventh Passenger (Out Now)

D’Opus & Roshambo – new album ‘Past Time’ out early April through Mercury Switch/Inertia

Canberra producer & emcee duo D’Opus & Roshambo have teamed up again to bring out their long-awaited second LP Past Time, which includes the promotional single Come Find Out featuring Chanel Cole. The album will be released on April 8 on Mercury Switch Lab through Inertia. The duo have drawn from a pool of Australian artists to collaborate on songs throughout Past Time, with Hau (Koolism), Muph (Muph & Plutonic), Dialectrix, Scott Burns, and Mdusu all contributing guest verses to the album. Chanel Cole, member of trip hop group Spook, provides her unique voice on the tracks Bring Happiness and Come … Continue reading D’Opus & Roshambo – new album ‘Past Time’ out early April through Mercury Switch/Inertia

Syntax – The Musical (August 23)

Who is Syntax? The name might not immediately ring a bell, but if you’ve been familiar with Australia’s burgeoning hip-hop-scene long enough, you’ve more than likely had subconscious exposure to the Gold Coast veteran’s not inconsiderable talents. With an apprenticeship served as one third of Queensland mainstays Trace Elements – the crew that birthed this country’s most preeminent hip-hop producer, M-Phazes – and time spent on the road with such luminaries as Bliss N Eso, Phrase and US emcee Supastition, there’s no doubt that Syntax has put paid to that old hip-hop notion of “paying dues”. What’s most surprising about … Continue reading Syntax – The Musical (August 23)

Kid Koala Presents The Slew: Live – Seth Sentry announced as National Support

With excitement building for Kid Koala Presents The Slew hitting Australian stages for the first time in May, it is with great pleasure that we announce Seth Sentry as national support for the tour (except Perth). After being Unearthed by Triple J early last year and receiving a prestigious J Award nomination at year’s end, the fresh-faced Melbourne emcees highly celebrated and acclaimed track The Waitress Song (taken from the debut extended player The Waiter Minute EP) set the record for the most downloaded track ever on triplejunearthed.com (over 46,000) and ended up taking out the 31st position in the … Continue reading Kid Koala Presents The Slew: Live – Seth Sentry announced as National Support

The Optimen Announce New Single – Fire Fighters

With the release of their sophomore album The Out of Money Experience just around the corner, Brisbane’s The Optimen are proud to present the first single to be lifted from it, Fire Fighters. For a limited time Fire Fighters is available for free streaming and download at: ·Album version only ·Album & Clean versions The Optimen are also proud to announce they have signed an exclusive distribution deal for the forthcoming album with Inertia. The Out of Money Experience is due for release early 2010. Fire Fighters In writing the new album, Fire Fighters was the first track that didn’t … Continue reading The Optimen Announce New Single – Fire Fighters