Conseps Comes Full Circle On Upcoming Album

Adelaide’s own journeyman delivers his best work to date.  Spirit Kitchen Recordings is proud to release the debut album by Adelaide emcee, Conseps, entitled ‘Full Circle’. The project features guest appearances from Adelaide emcees Patti, Beats, Alerts, Social Change, Evolve, Subliminal and others. … Continue reading Conseps Comes Full Circle On Upcoming Album

Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Ben Iota (formerly known as Bornski of Adroit Effusive/Common Cause) and Matchless Gift (Butterthief) proudly presents Born ‘Free’. Lyrically inspired by Ben Iota’s recent studies, travels and experiences living in a developing country, alongside the manifest production of Matchless Gift, this release explores the theme of freedom, or lack there of. Ben Iota has recently released the video for More Than Just Words featuring Visionz, Motion, Mesha and Social Change. The video is filmed and edited by Maintain from Labrat productions. The production by Matchless Gift is his finest work to date, demonstrating his grasp on both Western and Eastern musical forms, … Continue reading Ben Iota – Born ‘Free’

Matchless Gift “Inquire Within” Out Now

MC/Producer Matchless Gift from the Butterthief camp presents his debut EP Inquire Within featuring Mesha (Taylor Made Tactix), LKR, Dialect & Social Change with cuts by DJ Snair and Inkswel. A hard-hitting, thought provoking introduction for the artist from South Australia, It’s been a long time coming and well worth the wait for the 8-track release. With an open and honest writing style and an impenetrable mark on production Matchless Gift makes music that inspires the listener to see beyond the grind of everyday norms. A producer born from the love of digging in the crates and an MC born from … Continue reading Matchless Gift “Inquire Within” Out Now

Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

It’s the return of the chosen ones. Perth’s undisputed Overlords of hardcore; Clandestien, from the mighty Syllabolix Crew, are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic and Mortar have ventured out from the Citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back. And this time they’ve bought the whole armoury. Unlike the groups previous releases such as Dynasty 2004 and Chasms of the Citadel 2007, where production was handled predominately by Mortar, here the sonic weaponry has been deployed by a variety of arms dealers. Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods provides a guitar heavy … Continue reading Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

Clandestien – Weapons Grade

It’s the return of the chosen ones, Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back, and this time they’ve bought the whole armory. An armory full of weaponry in the form of hip hop at its most razor-sharp. Weapons Grade, the groups forth release, sees the cohort combine their venomous lyrical prowess teamed with a gang of the countries standout bomb manufacturers to conjure up … Continue reading Clandestien – Weapons Grade

allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Motion

Motion’s involvement in hip-hop began when he hit the scene as a B-boy in 2000. Once realising his skills in freestyling and lyricism, he entered the battle circuit and won virtually every battle held in Adelaide over a 2 year period, winning SA’s MC Battle For Supremacy and ending up as a runner up nationally in 2005. Motion is a part of Adelaide favourites Adroit Effusive, an 8 man crew that has been active since the early 2000s. He released a demo with fellow Adroit member Bornski called Introducing in 2003, and Adroit soon followed up by releasing the 2 … Continue reading allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Motion

Dialects Top Ten Tracks For 2010

Emcee Dialect has had a massive 2010. Teaming up with producer Despair the two hip hop dynamos tore 2010 up with the stunning release of their album The Vortex.  Dialect takes some time out to delve into the year that was, with a in depth round-up of his top ten tracks for 2010. Trem- Omega Man One the most anticipated releases in Australian Hip Hop history, this is the first single ‘Omega Man’ off Trem’s forthcoming album ‘For the Term of His Natural Life’. With Melbourne king Prowla on the beat and cuts and Trem delivering two outstanding verses, proving … Continue reading Dialects Top Ten Tracks For 2010

Coopers Alive 2010 – It’s The Joint! [ADL]

It’s The Joint will be the biggest hip hop party Adelaide has seen this year and everyones invited to come party down at the Adelaide UniBar. With a lineup like this, you are guaranteed the best night of 2010. Adroit Effusive w/ DJ Snair Pagen Elypsis Headstrong Company Realizm DJ Sanchez DJ Despair And very special guests who will both be rocking full sets… Evidence (of Dilated Peoples) Total Eclipse (of X-Ecutioners) Oh and not to mention with the good people at Coopers sponsoring the event as part of Coopers Alive 2010….. you know there will be great drink specials. … Continue reading Coopers Alive 2010 – It’s The Joint! [ADL]

Funkoars – Tour Diary Pt. 3

Funkoars hit the snow recently for some shows with Ash Grunwald on his album Launch Tour. Alot of driving and partying was done before they headed back to Adelaide to prepare for The Ultimate Hangover show at HQ on 10th September. After a string of sold out tours and festivals, the Funkoars have been taking a well earned sabbatical from what was essentially a two year long hangover. Now after some serious stomach pumping and quality time in rehab, The ‘Oars are ready to deliver their last Adelaide show for 2010. Not only will this mark their final hometown show … Continue reading Funkoars – Tour Diary Pt. 3

Adroit Effusive – The Album (Review)

The Album is quite a party, your hosts the Adroit Effusive crew. The South Australian massive are set to launch their LP The Album, after years of waiting from eager fans at HQ September 10. Adroit Effusive have been around for years now and many in the scene will recognise the names of one of Adelaide’s hip hop legacies. AE consist of Beats, Conseps, Patti, Blockade, Ad-Fu, Motion, Bornski and Dev…did we miss anyone? The Album is a massive body of work from the past 6 years, so the variety offered here is as vast as central Australia. Ranging from … Continue reading Adroit Effusive – The Album (Review)

Funkoars – Tour Diary Part 2

Funkoars hit the snow recently for some shows with Ash Grunwald on his album Launch Tour. Alot of driving and partying was done before they headed back to Adelaide to prepare for The Ultimate Hangover show at Hq on 10th September After a string of sold out tours and festivals, the Funkoars have been taking a well earned sabbatical from what was essentially a two year long hangover. Now after some serious stomach pumping and quality time in rehab, The ‘Oars are ready to deliver their last Adelaide show for 2010. Not only will this mark their final hometown show … Continue reading Funkoars – Tour Diary Part 2

Adroit Effusive – The Album

Adelaide hip hop crew Adroit Effusive are set to release their long awaited debut album – The Album. ‘Australian Hip Hop group to watch out for’ J-Mag, 2009. The time has finally arrived for the quintessential dysfunctional hip hop family, Adroit Effusive. After toiling in the depths of underground hip hop, honing their skills, paying more than their share of dues, going through as many setbacks as one group could go through and making some of the illest music that nearly didn’t see the light of day, Adroit Effusive are ready. After years of being posed the question, ‘Where is … Continue reading Adroit Effusive – The Album

Headstrong Company – Out Now

At the stage where Australian hip hop is reaching a broader audience than ever before, Visions (MC), Kahs (MC), Cheech (MC/Producer), Omega Beats (MC/Producer) and davidL (DJ) have formed Headstrong Company to spread their collective message of truth, belief and how to make every minute count. If you like rapid fire flows, intricate wordplay, thumping beats and tech scratching all combined to send a message with a meaning, look no further than Headstrong Company’s self titled 14 track debut. 2Biz had this to say about Headstrong Company’s latest offering: “The The last five years have been spent perfecting this masterpiece … Continue reading Headstrong Company – Out Now