Jurassic 5 Announce Australian Tour Supports

Jurassic 5 are back with a vengeance and have blitzed Glastonbury and Coachella festivals among others recently. The full 6-member tribe will be undertaking a huge national tour around their 2015 Bluesfest performance, kicking off in Newcastle on 26th March – less than a week away!  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 … Continue reading Jurassic 5 Announce Australian Tour Supports

1200 Techniques Time Has Come Official Video

1200 Techniques is pleased to announce the music video release for their new song, ‘Time Has Come’. Taken from the band’s forthcoming EP of the same name, Time Has Come, the video was co-directed and co-produced by DJ Peril, Tristan McLachlan and Michael Danishewski, and can be viewed below. “Our idea was to take our old and new listeners through a nostalgic journey of our career via Peril’s lost video tapes, on a light hearted “these are the days of our lives” tip. Being able to include footage of ADNATE’s piecing the 1200’s mural really topped it off.” The band’s new … Continue reading 1200 Techniques Time Has Come Official Video

1200 Techniques Rubber Records 25th Anniversary Event

The 1200’s long-awaited return sees the trio making their first live appearance playing a one-off show as part of the Rubber Records 25th Anniversary event – full details below. Don’t miss your chance to see 1200 Techniques reclaim the stage! Friday 12 December @ Howler, Melbourne VIC (18+) 7-11 Dawson Street, Brunswick | Tickets on sale from Moshtix.com.au 1200 Techniques – Time Has Come EP will be available on Friday 23 January through Rubber Records. As Australia’s inaugural crossover hip-hop group, 1200 Techniques not only opened the way for Hilltop Hoods, Bliss n Eso and 360, but also compelled major … Continue reading 1200 Techniques Rubber Records 25th Anniversary Event

1200 Techniques Announce PledgeMusic Campaign And New EP Time Has Come

Australian hip hop pioneers, 1200 Techniques break their decade of silence with the announcement of their new EP, Time Has Come, which will be released on Friday 23 January 2015 through Rubber Records. The EP is their first new music since critically acclaimed 2004 album Consistency Theory. The first single and title track to be released from the EP, ‘Time Has Come’, is about the journey of music and life within the music industry through their eyes. “We wanted to share a bit of our story, our ups and downs for people who have been asking us on the street, … Continue reading 1200 Techniques Announce PledgeMusic Campaign And New EP Time Has Come

Sunday Hip Hop Howler Brunswick

June 29th sees some of Melbourne’s best Hip Hop artists come together for a FREE Sunday session at one of the city’s best new venues – Howler in Brunswick. The afternoon showcases a broad line up of both old and new school DJs, well respected in the Hip Hop scene and guaranteed to bring the soundtrack to your Sunday. Manning the decks will be M-Phazes,Flagrant, Peril, MzRizk, Pete Cargo and Cozzabags Taking the party from afternoon into evening will be a live set from an MC who has long been an integral part of the Melbourne scene, . Since his … Continue reading Sunday Hip Hop Howler Brunswick

N’fa Jones – Babylondon EP Tour

Front man of genre bending loca Hip Hop collaboration 1200 Techniques, N’fa Jones is set to launch his brand new solo EP Babylondon with four very special performances. The Babylondon EP will be available through Rubber Records April 6th.  Six years in the making, get set to wrap your ears around the full force of Babylondon, offering four solid mixes of hip hop driven beats and cool melodies including recent single Wayooy feat. Roots Manuva and M-Phazes and follow up new single March On. The EP also features 7 Seconds feat. Tyson McVey (Daughter of Neneh Cherry) – with production … Continue reading N’fa Jones – Babylondon EP Tour

Heath Ledger directed N’Fa clip released

Aussie Hip Hop Artist N’fa Forster-Jones, best know for his work with 1200 Techniques, and also a boyhood friend of Heath Ledger, has released a music video Heath directed shortly before his death. N’fa posted the 3 minute, 31 second-clip for his song Cause An Effect on his YouTube and MySpace pages on Thursday, along with a video in which he explains how the project came about. Ledger, the celebrity-shy star of Batman blockbuster, “The Dark Night,” and the posthumously released “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,” shot a handful of videos for low-profile artists he liked. Ledger died aged 28 … Continue reading Heath Ledger directed N’Fa clip released

TZU guest program rage

Catch the lads from TZU hooking us up with a killer playlist this weekend. Tune in from 10am – 11am Saturday morning for an hour long taste of what’s to come, with the full guest programming from 11.45pm Saturday night, ABC1. Check below for the allaussie hip hop version or for a full program rundown go to the rage website here. AUSSIE HIP HOP TIMES 1:00am ILLZILLA Cut Feet (Shock) 2:00am KID KOALA Fender Bender (Creative Vibes) 2:30am TZU Dam Busters (Liberation) TZU Wild Stylee (Independent) TZU She Gets Up (Liberation) TZU In Front Of Me (Liberation) TZU Computer Love (Liberation) TZU Mondays (Liberation) … Continue reading TZU guest program rage