Trumps – 7inSeven Vol. 1 – A Week’s A Long Time In Music!

Seven days. Seven beats. Seven songs to be written and recorded. A Week’s A Long Time In Music is the first instalment in a series of solo EPs by Trumps of Grifters Inc. As a precursor to the upcoming Grifters Inc release Where Were You When The Fun Stopped?. 7inSeven Vol. 1 is the first official release we’ve had from the Grifters Inc camp in three years. Featuring production from Trace (Dynamic Methods), Amayze, Realizm and Marko Gal (Tandem Run), the EP showcases Trumps’ ability to switch between a variety of styles and approaches seamlessly. The short turnaround time left no … Continue reading Trumps – 7inSeven Vol. 1 – A Week’s A Long Time In Music!

Realizm – Before You Seem Dead

re•al•ism/ˈrēəˌlizəm/

Noun:
1. The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly: “a new mood of realism”.

 Realizm is an obscure lyricist and producer from Adelaide, Australia. After his debut verse on the original critically acclaimed Battlehoggs Official Mixtape Volume 1, Realizm has been steady on both the live circuit and in the studio. Performing alongside long time collaborator K21, he has shared the stage with acts such as Jedi Mind Tricks, Celph Titled, Ill Bill (Non Phixion), Evidence (Dilated Peoples), Brad Strut, Funkoars and more. Studio wise, the past 4 years have … Continue reading Realizm – Before You Seem Dead

Competition: Win a signed copy of Realizm – Nasty Ill Filthy 12″

You may have heard of Realizm, you may not have. He’s been cutting his teeth for the better half of a decade in the studio and the stage with a bunch of guest spots littered across various local and international releases. He has recently released a vinyl only 12″ called Nasty Ill Filthy featuring DJ Snair (The Battlehoggs), IDE (Creative Juices) from Brooklyn and Koolta from Adelaide. The vinyl only 12″ features four tracks and their four counterpart instrumentals; all produced by unsung beatsmith Amayze. This is the first project between the two Adelaide natives, with an album currently in the works. The … Continue reading Competition: Win a signed copy of Realizm – Nasty Ill Filthy 12″

FULL CIRCLE COMP! (Win, Win, Win)

We’re giving away 1 free entry to Full Circle at the Jade Monkey (Sept 17) plus a free copy of Realizm’s new 12″ and Koolta’s EP – What more could you want?! To win, all you have to do is be the first person to email kooltamusic@gmail.com with “Full Circle @ The Jade Monkey” in the subject heading and in the body of the email tell us the name of Realizm’s new 12″ and Koolta’s EP. It’s that simple! Enter Now! Full Circle will be held at the Jade Monkey on September 17. Featuring Social Change performing tracks off their … Continue reading FULL CIRCLE COMP! (Win, Win, Win)

Maundz – Mr Nobody (May 7)

After years of keeping the scene at bay, 2010 will finally see the highly anticipated release of local emcee Maundz’s debut LP, Mr Nobody. Cliche’s and tall tales aside, the Melbourne city native breathes the ferocity of a seasoned veteran and is bound to set the benchmark on how hip hop should be done. Since releasing his first two 7” inch records through Mass MC’s Double Beef records in 2005, the 24 year old emcee has garnered a strong underground following within the country, living up to his reputation as the local scene’s best kept secret. Featuring a stellar line … Continue reading Maundz – Mr Nobody (May 7)