360 flips Lisa Mitchell’s Do You Have A Dollar (Coin Laundry)

Soulmate Records and emcee 360 dropped a link today containing a download to a free flipped version of the Lisa Mitchell song Do You Have A Dollar (Coin Laundry). You can check out the track below and also download a copy for yourself. 360 has been hard at work recording his upcoming album Falling and Flying which is due around June/July. In related news, 360’s label Soulmate Records, recently announced that they have partnered up with EMI. You can read more about that marriage here. Continue reading 360 flips Lisa Mitchell’s Do You Have A Dollar (Coin Laundry)

D’Opus and Roshambo – Past Time (2010)

D’Opus & Roshambo are set to unleash some new material, and are spearheading it with their new single Come Find Out, featuring Chanel Cole on the hook (alternatively, off the hook, depending on how you look at it). Ross Garrett (D.Opus) and Rowan Thomson (Roshambo) met in 2003; D’Opus already an established DJ having supported everyone from the Jungle Brothers, Q*Bert, Mr. Thing and De La Soul, while emcee Ro had built up an impressive reputation for spreading the hip hop gospel through his long-running show on 2XX FM. Taking inspiration from the golden era of hip hop, classic funk … Continue reading D’Opus and Roshambo – Past Time (2010)

Still Standing Tour Footage – Vents & Ad-Fu

Diggindeeptv’s YouTube channel featured a banger of a clip from Vents and Ad-Fu on the Hilltop Hoods Still Standing Tour. If your in Adelaide this weekend we’d recommend that you head on down to the show grounds and catch the Still Standing tour live and in all it’s glory. This clip got us in the mood and I’m sure it will get you going too. This would quickly remind some why Vents is such a crowd fav. Vents will surely be dropping a new release sometime in 2010, let’s hope it’s sooner rather than later. VENTS & AD-FU – STILL … Continue reading Still Standing Tour Footage – Vents & Ad-Fu

Aussie Hip Hop Aria Nominations 2009

The ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) nominations came out today and there were a lot of well deserved aussie hip hop nominations. These include: Astronomy Class (Pursuit of Happiness) Horrorshow (The Grey Space) Pez (A Mind of My Own) Phrase (Clockwork) (A well deserved birthday present!!) Hilltop Hoods (State Of The Art), received six nominations. Best Group Best Urban Release Single of the Year Highest Selling Album Engineer of the Year (Debris) Producer of the Year (Suffa) Not only is this great for us, it’s great for Australian Hip Hop. Thanks to everyone that’s helped make this such an amazing … Continue reading Aussie Hip Hop Aria Nominations 2009

Phrase to Remix Bertie Blackman

Phrase has revealed to Triple J that he’s working with Bertie Blackman to remix a track from her J Award nominated album “Secrets and Lies“. Speaking to Zan on Mornings Phrase said: “I hope I haven’t let the cat out of the bag here. I think she’s doing a bunch of remixes for the album and they asked me to do something with it so I’m going to try and remix a song, put some verses on it and kind of put my touch to it.” Phrase and Bertie Blackman are nominated for Australian Album of the Year in the … Continue reading Phrase to Remix Bertie Blackman

Phrase Nominated For 2009 J Awa

The next round of nominees for this year’s J Award (Triple J’s annual celebration of the best Australian albums of the year) have been announced. Emcee Phrase for his album Clockwork has been among the nominees put up this round. As we know Phrase’s album Clockwork sat tucked away on a shelf for many months due to the fact that no one wanted to release it. After hearing any one of the tracks on this solid album, you quickly realise that the labels involved must have seriously slept on this release. So everyone here at allaussie hip hop would like … Continue reading Phrase Nominated For 2009 J Awa

Phrase and guests Sydney show

It’s been awhile since our last post on Phrase and the Clockwork Tour so here is the latest. Our friends at Triple J and JTV have been proud to present Phrase in his first national wide headline tour. Phrase has hit the road with his band to perform tracks from his critically acclaimed album Clockwork. Currently, Phrase is at the mid point of a hectic tour and things are only set to get wilder. On Thursday October 1st at the Annandale Hotel, Sydney, Phrase will be giving punters the full Clockwork experience. Live with a 5 piece band plus a … Continue reading Phrase and guests Sydney show

OZ Hip Hop.com Phrase Competition

Phrase kicks off his national Clockwork tour this weekend in Wagga and Griffith and ozhiphop.com has 3 pairs of tickets to give away to each show. All you have to do to is email slatecomps@ozhiphop.com and tell them in 25 words or less “what PHRASE would you use to describe the music of PHRASE?” Be sure to get there early to catch support acts such as Illy, Snob Scrilla, Optamus (Downsyde) and the ever-present DJ Flagrant. If you’ve forgotten, dates are as follows: September 4: Wagga, NSW @ The Capital Saloon Bar September 5: Griffith, NSW @ Gemini Nightclub September … Continue reading OZ Hip Hop.com Phrase Competition

Still Standing Tour, Pre-Sale Today!

It’s Hilltop Hoods, newsletter time…. Fresh from their sold out Australian tour, the Hilltop Hoods take no time to kick back and relax. Instead they are getting themselves ready to hit the road again for an extensive run of dates, undertaking a massive 8 week National tour. The Still Standing tour coincides with the release of the single of the same name. This tour sees the HOODS hitting more regional areas and catering to more all age crowds. Still Standing will have a digital and physical release Friday the 18th of September and will feature a remix from Suffa. The … Continue reading Still Standing Tour, Pre-Sale Today!

Still Standing Tour – Hilltop Hoods

Hilltop Hoods have announced a dates on the Still Standing Tour. We will see the Hoods hit 23 locations around Australia including the Homebake Festival. The guys will be appearing right across the nation, with stop offs including Cairns, Mildura, Broome, Perth and Launceston. Here is the list of full dates: DARWIN: Friday 16th October – Discovery Nightclub (O18) BROOME: Saturday 17th October – The Mangrove Resort Hotel (O18) PERTH: Sunday 18th October – One Movement Festival (O18 Unless accompanied by a legal guardian) SYDNEY: Friday 23rd October – Hordern Pavilion (Lic All Ages) WOLLONGONG: Saturday 24th October – University … Continue reading Still Standing Tour – Hilltop Hoods

Funkoars, Phrase, Vents – Live @ The Gov

  Just a reminder for those in Adelaide. After selling out The Hangover Tour nationwide the Funkoars are back with the Malfunction Tour. With 2 shows left of a 28 show tour and two massive special guests, Phrase and Vents, this is sure to be huge! Phrase has just dropped his highly anticipated release Clockwork and will be performing with DJ Flagrant and also a live drummer. Be There! Vents only appearing at shows marked * Friday 28th August / THE GOV – 18+ – Adelaide Saturday 29th August / THE GOV – A/Ages – Adelaide* Myspace Homepage Facebook Twitter … Continue reading Funkoars, Phrase, Vents – Live @ The Gov

Astronomy Class – Phrase @ Pyramid Rock Festival

Astronomy Class’ busy year continues with a series of shows coming up. For the sixth year in a row, the Pyramid Rock Festival will return to Phillip Island over the New Year.  The line up was unveiled today on Triple j and included none other then Astronomy Class and our good friend Phrase. Others on the bill include The Cat Empire, Blue King Brown, Bluejuice and the Bumblebeez. Stay tuned for more announcement’s, maybe in the aussie hip hop arena. Pyramid Rock Festival is a camping festival that runs from Tuesday 29th December 2009 until Friday 1st January 2010. Get … Continue reading Astronomy Class – Phrase @ Pyramid Rock Festival

Phrase and Illy VIC show

Head down Geelong way to catch Phrase and Illy live! The guys will hit the Grovedale for a great night of aussie hip hop. Saturday, Aug 22nd. Featuring Citywide Krew. Get yours on! In other news releating to Illy, you can check out some vids via the MTV website. In the first one Illy drops some acoustic mellow rhymes with his track Pictures, check it here.   You can also peep an exclusive interview with Illy via here. Continue reading Phrase and Illy VIC show

Clockwork Album Launch Tour

Triple J & Triple jtv are proud to present Phrase in his first nation wide headline tour. Phrase is hitting the road with his band to perform tracks from his critically acclaimed TripleJ feature album Clockwork. On selected shows Phrase will be giving punters the full Clockwork experience live with a 5 piece band plus a string section along with some special surprise guests from Phrase’s album. Not to mention there will be an exciting visual element to the show coming from Phrase’s longtime DJ Flagrant who will be showcasing his patent-pending “Television Turntables”. Supported by Sydney’s Snob Scrilla, Melbourne’s … Continue reading Clockwork Album Launch Tour

The Nosebleed Section – Number 17 JJJ Hottest 100

The guys from Hilltop Hoods have crushed Triple J Hottest 100 of all time, ranking in at number 17.  Congratulations go to the guys, we all know this is thoroughly deserved!! Authors: M. Lambert, D. Smith Released: 22 September, 2003 on The Calling LP Produced by: Hilltop Hoods Recorded: Adelaide, SA “That was definitely a turning point for us,” agrees MC Suffa, one third of Adelaide’s finest hip-hop outfit. Alongside bandmates MC Pressure and DJ Debris, the Hilltop Hoods frontman is well aware there’s a lot of love out there for the Hoods’ ode to the people in the back … Continue reading The Nosebleed Section – Number 17 JJJ Hottest 100

State Of The Art – Track By Track

­­­­­­­­ Here we have a little track by track run down of the fulll State Of The Art album. The run down is done by all three members of the Hilltop Hoods, Suffa, Debris and Pressure. It’s a great read and we’d like to see more groups do the same. Read on… 1. The Return SUFFA: We wanted the opener to be a punch in the face. I think we’ve achieved that. PRESSURE: Very much so. We wanted to come back heavy and aggressive and we’ve definitely done that. It’s a big slap in the face. SUFFA: It’s three years … Continue reading State Of The Art – Track By Track

Hilltop Hoods – Most Searched

I was surprised to see a familiar picture on the ninemsn website today, as you can see above, the Hilltop Hoods are one of the most searched (once again shattering The Black Eyed Peas glory) . I’m not sure if this is done by search stats or if it is a paid advertisement. Could this be one of the advantages of having a major label distribute for you? Continue reading Hilltop Hoods – Most Searched


In its first week of release, State Of The Art, by the Hilltop Hoods has gone gold, selling 35000 or more units. State Of The Art has rocketed to the top of the ARIA charts, relegating The E.N.D. – Black Eyed Peas to second spot and Pink – Funhouse to 3rd. Check the ARIA site for a full run down of the top 50 here. An interview with the lads just dropped on the Certified Scribe blog here. The guys had this to say about the album; “The three of us are definitely more proud of State Of The Art … Continue reading STATE OF THE ART – GOLD(en Era)

HILLTOP HOODS – Double Cover

Be sure to grab you free copy of Onion Mag and Rip It Up Magazine this week. As we see the Hilltop Hoods, grace both covers in a special double cover edition. We also see an interview from Nina Bertok, talking to the guys about their new album, State Of  The Art, touring and working with Pharoahe Monch.  On a side note the cover pic was taken by Benon Koebsch. Continue reading HILLTOP HOODS – Double Cover

PHRASE – Secret Track

Phrase has just recorded a brand new track (produced by M-Phazes) and has given it to the members of his Street Team before he unleashes it on the rest of the world next week.  The exclusive MP3  was sent to the all Street Team members and features a great sample of My People by The Presets. Head to Phrase’s website for more info on the track, also check out how to become a member of the Street Team while you are there. Continue reading PHRASE – Secret Track

RALPH MAG x Aussie Hip Hop

  The June issue of Ralph Magazine has hit the stands and features Skryptcha, Dialectrix and Phrase, all suited up for the fashion section. Skryptcha had this to say about the shoot “We had a lot of fun doing the shoot so please do go check it out, the mag is out on newsstands now with the very, very, very hot – Emily Scott on the cover!” The guys all have a lil’ Ralph style interview in there for a laugh, which I’m sure you’ll enjoy too. Check out the interview with Phrase here. While you are over at the … Continue reading RALPH MAG x Aussie Hip Hop


Triple J is on the Hoods bandwagon this week, with a full interview on their blog, media files from Gippsland One Night Stand, an aussie hip hop special in J Mag and State Of The Art is the feature album of the week.  Follow the link below to check out the interview. Triple J’s Blog Interview. In other Hoods news the lads are returning to England to play two headline shows at the O2 Islington Academy on July 1st and July 2nd. Adelaide is the latest State Of The Art show to sell out (alongside Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth). … Continue reading HILLTOP HOODS – JJJ Feature Album

STATE OF THE ART – Album preview

Hosting their own little party at Sydney’s 301 Studios, MCs Suffa, Pressure and DJ Debris sampled select tracks from the new record to a small contingent of eager music types. “Some of our closest friends haven’t even heard this stuff yet,” a slightly awkward Suffa told the crowd with a smile. Three years in the making, State of the Art is the follow-up to the Hoods’ #1 album The Hard Road and their first in a new deal between their label Golden Era and Universal Records. They kicked off the sneak peek with album opener The Return, an angry scratch-heavy … Continue reading STATE OF THE ART – Album preview


That’s right peeps, its been almost 4 years since his critically acclaimed debut album Talk With Force was unleashed on the world.  Last month Phrase, returned with his long-awaited and highly anticipated sophomore release, “Clockwork”. Featuring guest performances from Wendy Matthews, Jackson Jackson, Bliss N Eso, Daniel Merriweather, Kram, Illy and Max White, Clockwork is without a doubt one of the boldest releases to emerge this year. Debuting in the top 30  CLOCKWORK is already making waves throughout the country! You can grab a free Mp3 download of Clockwork the track via Phrase’s Website. Below is a little extract from … Continue reading PHRASE – CLOCKWORK

Just Dropped: Chase That Feeling

With the new album just on the horizon, Hilltop Hoods are gearing up for a busy few months ahead. The first single Chase That Feeling, is now available for download from your digital music store. Also available is a remix and instrumentals for the original and remix versions.  The single will be released in stores this Friday. If you have yet to see the film clip, check out the Hoods’ Youtube Channel. Track Listing: 1. Chase That Feeling (Radio Edit) 2. Chase That Feeling 3. Chase That Feeling (Instrumental) 4. Chase That Feeling (Remix) 5. Chase That Feeling (Remix Instrumental) … Continue reading Just Dropped: Chase That Feeling