Undertow – Minds Believing (Review)

Minds Believing is the title to emcee Undertow’s (SYD) debut hip hop LP. Featuring 15 tracks, with the bulk of the production handled by Dazed. Guest spots include Flawlezz, Fame, Swarmy, Rinse from Bingethinkers, Ayeone, Nehi, Double G, Logical (UK) and SPEx.  On first impressions Mind’s Believing has all the makings of a quality package. Cover design is by April77, with the album mixing handled by Fame and mastering by Joseph Carra. With Undertow’s diverse emcee background in dnb, grime and electronica, we were quite interested to hear what style Undertow would bring to the fore front of this album……..It … Continue reading Undertow – Minds Believing (Review)

Mantra – Power Of The Spoken album launch

With a successful touring run supporting Urthboy already in motion (Sneakquel Tour – Adelaide leg gig review here), acclaimed Melbourne emcee Mantra is gearing up for his hometown launch show on the 28 May. Celebrating the release of his Triple J featured, debut full length album Power of the Spoken, Mantra will take to the East Brunswick Club with DJ Wasabi. Mata & Must and Class A have been lined up as supports for the evening. Tickets are $18. The show is shaping up to be a killer, with  Mantra and Wasabi putting together a one-off set featuring visuals, special … Continue reading Mantra – Power Of The Spoken album launch

allaussie hip hop’s monthly cook up with: Sammsonite (The Optimen)

It’s been some time between drinks now since Brisbane’s best, The Optimen have performed a headlining show for their fans, but even with the AA meetings and late night phone calls to their sponsors they just can’t control their thirst any longer. For this reason, and also to bring their blistering new album The Out Of Money Experience to the live stage, The OPees are back in the lab and planning their launch for Friday, May 28 at the new home of hip-hop in Brisbane – The Step Inn. Not leaving anything to chance, they have joined forces with fellow … Continue reading allaussie hip hop’s monthly cook up with: Sammsonite (The Optimen)