Jagermeister Independent Music Awards – Hip Hop Focus

Proudly presented by Channel [V], NOVA, and MySpace, the fifth Annual Jagermeister Independent Music Awards (formally known as the Jagermeister AIR Awards) will be held on Friday October 1st at The Forum Theatre in Melbourne. The event is a rare opportunity to join great Australian Musicians and the Industry at large, as they celebrate success with the Award winners, and enjoy performances by some of the country’s most sought after artists. The Jagermeister Independent Music Awards  are Australia’s only official independent music awards, rewarding the country’s highest achieving independent artists across all genres, in any given year. The evening will feature performances … Continue reading Jagermeister Independent Music Awards – Hip Hop Focus

Spit Syndicate, The Tongue, Chasm & Vida Concert

Three of NSW premier acts are teaming up to see 2009 off with a massive night of aussie hip-hop and reggae-infused jams. On Friday  December 18 @ the Oxford Art Factory,  Spit Syndicate, The Tongue and Chasm & Vida Sunshyne hit the stage for what is sure to be one of the biggest nights on the local music calendar. After bursting onto the aussie hip hop scene last year with an ARIA-nominated album and two national tours, Sydney wonderkids Spit Syndicate have been relatively quiet in 2009 as they prepare their sophomore record. They are breaking their 12-month hiatus with … Continue reading Spit Syndicate, The Tongue, Chasm & Vida Concert

A brave new world…

Check out this article, titled Hip Hop’s Brave New World, it was given the thumbs up on twitter by Urthboy, and it also copped a mention from Obese. The article written by Chris Johnston, and comments on the current state and future of Australian Hip Hop. I may do a follow up on this article as it seems to be a hot topic at the moment. Check below for a small extract. “Diafrix is fundamentally of this country but in a way that makes the idea of Australia and localism dissolve. Rather than being indigenous or suburban or conscious it’s … Continue reading A brave new world…