Baker Boy Receives 3 AIR Award Nominations Including Best Independent Artist

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) will celebrate the 12th AIR Independent Music Awards at Adelaide’s Queen’s Theatre this Thursday 26th July, 2018. Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, the return to the UNESCO City … Continue reading Baker Boy Receives 3 AIR Award Nominations Including Best Independent Artist

GTMs Community Program expands in 2017

At the heart of Groovin the Moo’s (GTM) festival philosophy is the desire to showcase and support the communities and regions that are often those less travelled. GTM’s Community Program has been developing organically each year and we’re thrilled to announce what we’ve got in store for 2017. This year, we’re excited to be bringing a bunch of our most beloved community initiatives to every region across the country. These range from work experience for budding festival lovers to opportunities for local artists to showcase their wares and programs for disadvantaged youth. Graffin the Moo GTM engages the skills of … Continue reading GTMs Community Program expands in 2017

Jim Steps Chats With Emcee Kerser

Jim Steps sits down with Emcee Kerser to discuss his brand new album Next Step. Kerser speaks openly about his feelings on 360, Allday, triple j and the local hip hop scene. He also addresses criticisms he has received around his lyrical content, including the glorification of drugs and more. You can check out the full chat below. Kerser is currently on his National Next Step Tour, tickets are available by following the link here. Purchase Album  ||  Twitter  ||  Official  ||  Tickets Continue reading Jim Steps Chats With Emcee Kerser

Lane-Harry’s Top 10 Netflix Picks

Fresh from touring with 360 and supporting Tech N9ne, Gold Coast Hip-Hop duo Lane-Harry x Ike Campbell have released their highly anticipated album ‘Renaissance’ via Human Records. In support of their new single ‘Hentai’ and to celebrate the announcement of a new track ‘Netflix’ to be released as a free download on May 22nd Lane x Ike have announced two upcoming shows in Brisbane. Following on from the success of their 2013 EP ‘Love and Terror Cult’ which peaked at 16 on the Australian iTunes chart the duo are proud to present the diverse 16-track album ‘Renaissance’, stating in an … Continue reading Lane-Harry’s Top 10 Netflix Picks

Allday to release Startup Cult on vinyl exclusively through 24Hundred

Allday’s phenomenal debut album Startup Cult debuted at #3 on the ARIA charts last July, and his October national tour sold out in 48 hours. Allday is now set to release his breakthrough album on a limited run of vinyl exclusively through 24Hundred. This will be limited to 250 copies printed in clear vinyl and 250 copies in transparent red. Preorders will be live at 24Hundred from 12pm tomorrow and all orders will be shipped by May 29. Startup Cult has spawned two tracks that have been featured in the triple j Hottest 100 and Allday spent most of summer playing … Continue reading Allday to release Startup Cult on vinyl exclusively through 24Hundred

Allday’s breakthrough producer C1 drops Instrumentals of their landmark release ‘A Skareboard Soiree’

The mastermind producer behind the underground breakout release of 2012, ‘A Skateboard Soiree’ is finally making the instrumentals of that coveted collaboration available to the world.  The original release included the much loved single ‘So Good’ which landed at #91 on Triple j’s hottest 100 of 2012 and also became everyone’s favourite triple j DJ Nina Las Vegas’ ring tone as it quickly circulated over the radio waves. A Skateboard Soiree also marked the rapid rise of MC Allday. On the Aussie Hip Hop defining release, C1 recalls making it as a “magical process that was quite fluid” where he … Continue reading Allday’s breakthrough producer C1 drops Instrumentals of their landmark release ‘A Skareboard Soiree’

Allday’s ‘I Should Be Working On My Album But I’m Doing A Tour’ National Tour Is Selling Out Fast

Allday’s phenomenal debut album ‘Startup Cult’ debuted at #3 on the ARIA charts last July, and his October national tour sold out in 48 hours. Since then, Allday landed two tracks from the album in the triple j Hottest 100, and played to swarms of enraptured fans at festivals all summer. Now, in the midst of making Album #2, Allday is taking out two of the country’s best up and comers – Asta, whose recent collaboration with Allday “Dynamite” was added to triple j last week, and Gill Bates, who makes rnb sounds that are as fresh as f*** – … Continue reading Allday’s ‘I Should Be Working On My Album But I’m Doing A Tour’ National Tour Is Selling Out Fast

Ivan Ooze Jimi Hendrix

Thrown into the spotlight in 2014 through a series of viral Friday freestyle videos, Melbourne indie rapper Ivan Ooze cemented the hype in 2015 with recent single ‘Trippin’. Now – ahead of his upcoming mixtape – he’s dropping ‘Jimi Hendrix’, a smooth affair showcasing his fascination for rhyming and versatility as an artist part of the new wave of Aussie rappers. “Jimi Hendrix holds a special place for me. My dad was a rock n roll musician and he first showed me Jimi when I was 14; his single ‘Purple Haze’ is my go to track and it was probably … Continue reading Ivan Ooze Jimi Hendrix

Less Waiting/More Action Revolutions Per Minute

Koolta’s new album Revolutions Per Minute will be independently released 25 March 2015. Koolta continues his DIY ethic handling all production, writing, recording and mixing on the new album. Koolta hails from Adelaide, South Australia. He has been awarded numerous accolades including 2015 Clipsal 500 Bands On Track Winner, 2012 JJJ Unearthed Parklife Winner and 2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative Winner. Koolta has self-produced his entire back catalogue as well as producing for the likes of Allday. He has supported some of the biggest hip hop artists in the country including the Hilltop Hoods, Mantra and Urthboy.  Sonically, Koolta’s production on RPM varies greatly from song to song. From the … Continue reading Less Waiting/More Action Revolutions Per Minute

Sonic Vibes Drops Massive Two Hour February Mixtape

Off the back of a crazy summer including a slot on the Beyond The Valley main stage alongside Kaytranada, Danny Brown, Allday and Ivan Ooze, Melbourne R&B/Hip Hop DJ Sonic Vibes has put together a huge 2 hour February mixtape. Full of crowd pleasers, with an ear for the latest in global R&B, the R.E.A.L Music member’s latest mix was given a preview during the crew’s recent Laundry Bar residency. A prominent name of the Melbourne Hip Hop Club Scene, Sonic Vibes can be seen regularly around town at venues including Trill and Watermelon Sundays, or weekly spinning tracks at … Continue reading Sonic Vibes Drops Massive Two Hour February Mixtape

Allday Wolves feat. Sunni Colón (Ladies’ Sun Hat Edition)

With a completely sold out headlining tour now behind him, Allday has released a new video for ‘Wolves’ taken from his incredible debut album Startup Cult which was released in July via ONETWO. Startup Cult debuted at #3 on the ARIA chart, only coming in behind Sia and the UK’s Ed Sheeran, as well as hitting #2 on the iTunes chart. There has been no time to slow down for Allday over the last six months with an incredible cover of the classic INXS track ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ for triple j’s Like A Version, a spot on triple j’s Take … Continue reading Allday Wolves feat. Sunni Colón (Ladies’ Sun Hat Edition)

B Wise Like You

Representing Sydney’s South-Western suburbs, emerging African-Australian artist B Wise delivers his brand new single, Like You. Produced by Pro/Gram (Bliss n Eso, Hau), Like You is a bouncy off-beat tune that B Wise describes as being about ‘the ups and downs of finding that perfect summer squeeze’. The single serves as the first taste of what’s yet to come; a full length project in 2015 which will showcase the rapper’s colourful tales of growing up in a biracial household out West, relationships (the good, the bad and everything in between) and trying to not be mislead down the wrong path. Currently bunkered down in … Continue reading B Wise Like You

Nominees for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

The nominees for the ninth annual Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards have just been announced   This year’s nominees include some of the country’s brightest emerging artists, alongside established and respected performers, acknowledging yet another extraordinary year for Independent music. Awards to be presented during the evening include Best Independent Album, Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Hip Hop Album, the Carlton Dry Global Music Grant, and Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album among others. The nominations for Best Independent Artist have each received multiple nods, with Violent Soho leading the pack across four categories, including Best Independent Album, … Continue reading Nominees for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

Exclusive Premiere: Facebook Freestyle Sensation Ivan Ooze Drops His Debut EP “Ringwood Rich”

Check out the “Ringwood Rich” EP that is available for streaming and free download on Bandcamp. Ivan Ooze aka Ivanuzi has literally been catapulted into the spotlight. Ten weeks ago Ivan Ooze decided he would release a freestyle track every Friday; with the third video send his name and his music viral, being ‘liked’ by close to 10000 people on Facebook and shared by 2500 others. Ivan Ooze (Ben Townsend) is now experiencing the support and attention that takes artists lifetimes to achieve. Ivan Ooze is apart of the band of emcees that are paving the way for a new … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere: Facebook Freestyle Sensation Ivan Ooze Drops His Debut EP “Ringwood Rich”

Mikey Hundred Neon

You may know him as Allday’s DJ, or you may already be familiar with his music too, Filipino born and Melbourne based Mikey Hundred never stops. From production, writing, rapping and recording to film, photography and design, there is no denying his passion for creative control. Unsigned and self managed, there aren’t too many artists on his level that can say that they’re doing what he does. Schooled by Phrase and DJ Flagrant years ago, he was first brought on to the scene as Phrase’s DJ. Young and wide-eyed it was then that he learnt the true meaning of stage presence and commanding … Continue reading Mikey Hundred Neon

Release Day: Miracle Mainland

Sydney based emerging artist/producer, Miracle, has just released his much anticipated debut album, Mainland today. Produced by ARIA Award winner, Stylaz Fuego, and co-produced by Nic Martin, Mainland showcases Miracle’s exceptional blend of hip-hop, alternative beats and progressive sounds. A truly unique and personal album, Mainland was inspired by Miracle’s own life journey and … Continue reading Release Day: Miracle Mainland

Peezo Time Machine Official Video

Off the back of an Allday cosign and a successful Laundry show, Peezo just doesn’t stop with the Old School Futuristic rollout. Internal resentment, popping bottles and a murky past…. What else can make the problems disappear and celebrations live on? A Time Machine… On Old School Futuristic’s 4th single, Peezo touches on the topics at play over a cloud-rap influenced beat; adding to his ever-expanding and diverse catalogue of “new-wave hip-hop”. The video, directed and shot by MMTH Visuals (Golden Features & Lucas Miller) details the struggle of a young rapper honing their craft, while trying to survive and sacrificing it all to … Continue reading Peezo Time Machine Official Video

Who the fuck is Baro?

You may have heard his name of late, he has just been announced as support for Allday’s National Startup Cult Tour, and is also performing on the UV Boi Thank U single tour. Baro is also appearing at the noisey Vice party, with Milwaukee Banks, Moonbase Commander and more. That all goes down early August. You can RSVP for that event here. Baro recently released a mixtape titled HOWGOODISGOOD?, which was put together mostly in his bedroom. The release is mixed & mastered by Ancentric and features production from Ancentric, The Cancel, Oiigi, Jublet & ESESE. It also features emcees … Continue reading Who the fuck is Baro?