Mind Over Matter – Somebody’s Love

Shock Records are thrilled to announce the signing of Sydney hip hop duo Mind Over Matter to their imprint label Permanent Records. Mind Over Matter are: Willow AKA Rowan Lockyer and Smiles AKA Martin Brown. After meeting as year 7 classmates in the school yard at St Pius X College, the duo began practicing their freestyle skills together and have been putting in the hard yards ever since touring with the likes of Bliss N Eso, 360, Pez and Drapht and releasing two LPs. Renowned for their narrative wit, smooth moves and dynamic live shows, Willow and Smiles have recently … Continue reading Mind Over Matter – Somebody’s Love

Young & Dumb feat. Bertie Blackman

Chance Waters is set to burst back onto the Australian music scene with his sophomore record Infinity, due out November 2, 2012 (Permanent Records/Shock). His debut album Inkstains saw him crowned a triple j unearthed featured artist and touring the country regularly, both as a headline act and in support of Australian mainstays such as Bliss N Eso, Illy, Drapht, Pez & 360, and international heavy-weights including Method Man & Redman, DJ Premier and The Beatnuts. On the back of an enormously successful lead single Maybe Tomorrow which saw high rotation on triple j, an international theme song sync on National … Continue reading Young & Dumb feat. Bertie Blackman

Chance Waters – Young & Dumb feat. Bertie Blackman

Chance Waters has come back swinging with Young & Dumb, the under-your-skin-catchy follow up single featuring enchanting Australian songstress, Bertie Blackman, which was exclusively premiered on triple j’s Good Nights with Linda Marigliano tonight. On the seemingly unlikely collaboration, Chance Waters explained that once he had the song concept in mind, he needed the right female vocalist to complete the track. He felt that Bertie Blackman and he were moving in parallel paths in their production, their sound and unusual pop aesthetic. After numerous Skype conversations and e-mails, a friendship was forged and thus commenced this exciting collaboration. With production … Continue reading Chance Waters – Young & Dumb feat. Bertie Blackman

Chance Waters Signs To Permanent Records

Permanent Records, the imprint of Shock Records dedicated to fostering Australia’s local artists, has signed a deal with Sydney’s Chance Waters. His new single Maybe Tomorrow has been in high rotation on triple j for a number of weeks and subsequently added to a slew of stations and networks nationally, flying to #9 on the most added national radio chart. Maybe Tomorrow has remained steadfast in the iTunes Urban Top 50 for 10 weeks straight, peaking at #16, also reaching #2 in the independent distribution radio charts and #5 on the independent singles chart after an 11 week run on the … Continue reading Chance Waters Signs To Permanent Records