Perth’s multi-faceted and genre-bending rapper Mathas is certainly an artist that can’t be pinned down by the rigid genre boundaries of hip-hop. The ferociously talented songwriter, producer, poet and performer brings you ‘Free Shit’, the next installment and the fourth single to be taken from his highly-anticipated sophomore album Armwrestling Atlas, due for release in the second half of 2015. Fellow Perth contemporary Mei Saraswati has been enlisted as guest vocalist, along with producer Ylem to create the cloud-like ambient spaces and warm, synthetic textures of ‘Free Shit’, while lyrically, we journey through the mine-field of modern consumerism and its … Continue reading Mathas gives you ‘Free Shit’ and announces national tour dates
While a founding member of Perth music and arts collective The Community and heavily involved in underground hip hop and electronic music since 2004, it’s only now that master MC/producer/singer/genre-bender/song psychologist Mathas is truly ready to make a massive statement far wider than at home. Releasing his 10 Pound Hairless Sasquatch (Paper Chain/Community) album to rave reviews in 2009, an evolution in style last year saw Mathas taking out the WAMi Award for Best Hip Hop Artist and a Most Popular Single nomination for White Sugar, a sweet taste of new things to come. His sophomore album Armwrestling Atlas is … Continue reading Mathas – Nourishment feat. Abbe May
Urthboy has been busy in the studio… going through the studio hard drive where he has located a stack of songs that have been released as a free download to his Mailing List a few weeks ago. The release titled Exclusives EP, features 9 tracks going back pre-Signal and post-Spitshine. To stay up to date with all of the latest Urthboy happenings and news plus special exclusives goodies like this, be sure to sign up to the Urthboy mailing list right here. Urthboy will be performing at the Nick Cave Tribute shows called Straight to You in November. Urthboy has been working away … Continue reading Urthboy – Exclusives EP
This November, triple j is celebrating our Ausmusic Month by touring a series of tribute concerts to the one and only Nick Cave. Nick Cave is an Australian music legend – he’s been on the scene for 35 years with various acts including The Birthday Party, Boys Next Door, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman. Now Australian musicians including Elefant Traks very own Urthboy, are lining up to get involved in this tribute to the man himself – and are taking his music around the country. A slew of talented Australian singers will join a band led by Cameron Bruce, who plays … Continue reading Straight To You Tour – Triple J’s Tribute To Nick Cave feat. Urthboy & More
The wait is finally over with the arrival of Vents new album Marked For Death and fresh tour dates announced this week for SA and VIC – see details below: An imposing live performer Vents has toured nationally with Funkoars, and most recently Hilltop Hoods. In 2007 Vents enjoyed a level of mainstream success with his debut album Hard To Kill. The track Love Song was picked up by Triple j and in the following years he toured extensively, playing festivals such as Big Day Out, Homebake, Summadayze, One Movement and Groove is in the Park. May 13th this year saw … Continue reading Vents Rollin’ Balls Tour
The wait is finally over with the arrival of Vents new album Marked For Death and fresh tour dates announced this week for SA and VIC – see details below: Sunday 12th June (Queens Birthday Eve) – Gabrielles @ HQ – Adelaide Friday 17th June – Esplanade Hotel Front Bar – Melbourne Saturday 18th June – The Man Hotel – Falls Creek An imposing live performer Vents has toured nationally with Funkoars, and most recently Hilltop Hoods. In 2007 Vents enjoyed a level of mainstream success with his debut album Hard To Kill. The track Love Song was picked up by Triple … Continue reading Vents announces SA and VIC tour dates for Rollin’ Balls Tour!