Ellesquire – Ready (Out Now)

Big Village is very proud to announce the release of Ellesquire’s debut solo album Ready. Ellesquire is a rapper whose lyrics come across with an honesty and charm that is rarely heard within the local hip hop scene. Ready combines his smooth, flowing delivery and storytelling style with sample-heavy, lo-fi beats from prolific local producer P.Major. The sound pays tribute to 90s hip hop, while keeping a fresh feel by experimenting with atypical rhythms and melodies. The album’s lead single and title track Ready has helped Ellesquire generate a buzz as one of the most interesting artists to emerge on the local … Continue reading Ellesquire – Ready (Out Now)

Class A serves new single featuring Ishu

Having dropped her exciting debut album Me, Me, Me and Him: The Secret Life of a Receptionist last year, Melbourne MC Class A is back and shows no sign of slowing down as she reveals new single Never featuring Ishu. Her last record saw her collaborating with Aussie hip hop heroes M-Phazes, BVA, Urban Monk and Doc Felix, which gained loads of local buzz and saw her truly cement her position within the Australian hip hop scene. She’s shared the stage with the likes of Dilated Peoples, Jean Grae, Talib Kweli, Gift of Gab (Blackalicious) and J-Live, as well as national … Continue reading Class A serves new single featuring Ishu

Big Village – Big Things Vol. 1

Big Village is an independent record label representing the new wave of Sydney’s finest Hip Hop artists. Tired of jostling for recognition as individual bands. Big Village artists came together to forge a joint identity and carve out new opportunitties on their own terms. Consisting of Daily Meds, Loose Change, True Vibenation, Reverse Polarities, Tuka, Ellequire and Jeswon, Big Village artists are dedicated to producing thought provoking and open-minded music that challenges the status quo. The label was founded by the artists it represents: all members contribute their expertise to the running of the organisation. Wheather it’s event promotions, web … Continue reading Big Village – Big Things Vol. 1

Competition: Win a double pass to see Pigeon John in your city

We have a double pass to giveaway to each of the 3 Pigeon John shows around Australia for FREE. All you have to do is send us an email at allaussiecomps@gmail.com with your full details and what show you’d like to attend…or hit us up on facebook or twitter with a Pigeon John related message and you will be automatically entered. Comp closes Thursday May 19, 2011. Winners will be notified. Dragon Slayer Australian Tour 2011 presented by Other Tongues. Friday 20th May – Tone, Sydney w/ TUKA + YEO + DUST TONES DJS $25 PRESALES / $30 DOOR SALES Tickets on sale from http://www.moshtix.com.auContinue reading Competition: Win a double pass to see Pigeon John in your city

Pigeon John Australia Tour Supports Announced (Win Double Passes To Your Cities Event)

Other Tongues is pleased to announce that Yeo, Tuka, Casual Projects and Dust Tones DJs will be playing in support of Californian hip hop tunesmith Pigeon John, who is set to grace our shores in May to promote his new release, Dragon Slayer – a heavily lauded record and Triple J Feature Album. Pigeon John hails from Inglewood, Southern California. He cut his teeth in the early ‘90s at the legendary Good Life Cafe, spitting rhymes on the same stage with then fledgling, now established artists like Freestyle Fellowship, Kurupt, The Pharcyde and Jurassic 5 on open-mic nights, honing his … Continue reading Pigeon John Australia Tour Supports Announced (Win Double Passes To Your Cities Event)