Thundamentals Never Say Never

Blue Mountains via Newtown hip-hop heroes Thundamentals, have emerged from the studio with a brand new offering in the form of their latest single ‘Never Say Never’ and a huge slew of tour dates to boot. The single was premiered on Triple J’s Good Nights and fans were not disappointed. I guess the song is kinda about making the most of the cards that life deals you. Maintaining confidence and self belief in the face of adversity. So what you drive a 94′ Corolla? Chuck some rims on that banger and fang some bloody laps mate!! Jeswon explains. Fresh off … Continue reading Thundamentals Never Say Never

D’Opus + Roshambo Mayday

This world is in a state of flux. This decade has seen changes that would seem an absurd fictional tale, if you were to explain it to someone a generation before. We express and gauge ourselves by social media’s omnipotent scrutiny, the ephemeral gaze of minute by minute digital memories, the left and right pull of societal swing, and the disposability of creativity. ‘Mayday’ is D’Opus & Roshambo’s call for concern and observation – a new nine track release that frames their world, as it stands now. D’Opus forms a production landscape that treads between familiar frequencies and speculative horizons. … Continue reading D’Opus + Roshambo Mayday

Eloquor Say Yeah Official Video Clip

‘Say Yeah’ is a comical story about a man who enjoys himself a little too much at some after work drinks. The song follows the man on his misadventures that finally come to an end in the early hours of the morning when he gets home to his slightly unimpressed partner. Eloquor teams up with long time collaborator Jase Beathedz on this smashing, organ fuelled, weekend party starting beat. ‘Say Yeah’ is the first single off Eloquor’s forthcoming EP ‘The Don’   “Jase is my go to guy for a broad range of Hop Hop beats and as soon as … Continue reading Eloquor Say Yeah Official Video Clip

Review: Dr. Flea – Keep On Moving EP

Keep On Moving is the debut EP from Dr. Flea, one of Broken Tooth Entertainment’s latest signees. Dr. Flea first burst onto the scene through spitting bars at grime nights, raves, and local cyphers. He represents a fresh and youthful approach to music, that appeals across genres and strays from the conservative approach to Hip Hop. The 9 track EP features production from Ciecmate, Kharnivor, Pyrex & Shookz, Juve, P.R., Bottega Beretta and MKC. Emcees on the album include Spit Gemz, Dr. Flea’s brother Tom Farfall, LaLa, Flowz, and Diem.  Keep On Moving opens with a smooth boom bap styled track produced by fellow BTE head Ciecmate which is … Continue reading Review: Dr. Flea – Keep On Moving EP

Fitzy – Long Time Coming Mixtape

Fitzy is an up and coming Hip Hop artist whose out to pay music back by sharing his gift. Having first listened to hip hop as a frustrated teenager looking for an outlet to escape family life he formed a bond with music so strong it would eventually evolve into what we see today. Fitzy joined the Military in 2008 providing him the opportunity to visit parts of Australia and the world, writing down his experiences where possible. Over the next five years Fitzy continued writing and in 2013 released his first mixtape Long Time Coming of which two tracks were … Continue reading Fitzy – Long Time Coming Mixtape

B Wise – The Benchman Vol. 2

The sophomore mixtape to B Wise’s The Benchman mixtape saga. In Volume 2, Wise continues to give us a front line look at whats involved in the mostly gritty and sometimes glamorous come up of an independent musician. The view from the bench continues for now but entering the game is inevitable on this record. In 2012 B Wise released his debut mixtape The Benchman, which was recorded in both Sydney Australia, and London UK.  You can grab The Benchman Vol. 2 now for free download by following the link here. Track List: 01. Intro 02. The Mission Statement (Prod. Pro … Continue reading B Wise – The Benchman Vol. 2

Horrorshow – King Amongst Many

After a four year wait, Horrorshow’s third album King Amongst Many is finished and set for release August 2nd. If their first two albums established Horrorshow as one of our finest young acts, King Amongst Many may be the album that defines them as one of our finest acts. One of local hip hop’s most loved bands is back with one hell of an album. Armed with an immediacy thanks to the production, melodies and flows – from the inter-generational and biographical Down The Line to the starkly honest lost love of Waste Your Time – King Amongst Many is … Continue reading Horrorshow – King Amongst Many

Mr. Grevis – So Beautiful feat. Joyride & Ness (Prod. Dazastah)

Most recent Syllabolix inductee Mr. Grevis presents So Beautiful, the first single to come from his upcoming sophomore album. Featuring Sydney’s master crooner Joyride, along with WA based newcomer Ness, the track’s infectiously uplifting hook floats over an electronic pulse.  Produced by Dazastah, So Beautiful is set apart by its disco strings and heavy synth lines. An ode to newfound positivity, Grevis raps on his perception of the world now that he is happy within himself. “I used to live a negative lifestyle, then I made some major changes and finally started pursuing music and working hard. Good things have happened in return. Life … Continue reading Mr. Grevis – So Beautiful feat. Joyride & Ness (Prod. Dazastah)

Cozzabags – 808s and Rock Greats

The latest mixtape by Cozzabags is a 15 track offering, called 808s and Rock Greats. The mixtape is inspired in part by the Kanye West album, 808s and Heartbreak, with the twist of using samples of well known Rock songs alongside the 808 Drum Machine. Where as the Kanye West album mood was melancholic and harrowing, this takes the opposite approach. Several songs have received acclaim prior to the mixtape release, including This Town being featured on well respected Tone Deaf Mixtape (#61), as well as making it to number 2 on the Triple j Unearthed Hip Hop charts. On … Continue reading Cozzabags – 808s and Rock Greats

REMi Releases FYG :: ACT 1 Mixtape + Announces National Free Sangria Tour

In April of this year, emerging Melbourne hip-hop artist REMi, dropped a decidedly big tune in Sangria, his incredibly catchy tribute to days off and drinks with the homies. Sangria, and it’s accompanying video in all its laid back Melbourne summer glory, was an instant reminder of that season just passed, but most importantly, a re-introduction to the exceptionally talented and infinitely likeable sounds of one of the brightest new voices in Australian rap. Fast forward a couple months of constant triple j play, almost 20,000 video views and a whole lot of love industry wide, and REMi today announces … Continue reading REMi Releases FYG :: ACT 1 Mixtape + Announces National Free Sangria Tour

The Tongue – Australian Dreaming

Arguably the most outspoken but also well-rounded performers in local hip hop, The Tongue’s new video illustrates exactly why he stands out from an often conservative scene. The list of characters he plays include a police officer; a struggling single mum; a sex worker; a drug dealer; and a window washer. The art is in how The Tongue’s performance transforms what could be dismissed as slapstick into something poignant. There is no other MC that could’ve pulled this off without coming off self-aware and unconvincing. Australian Dreaming sees The Tongue imagining a better Australia through the eyes of these characters, … Continue reading The Tongue – Australian Dreaming

Watch: A$AP Rocky’s Sold-Out Sydney Concert

Moshcam, creators of the world’s largest online channel of originally-produced live music videos, is thrilled to announce it will live-stream hip hop superpower A$AP Rocky’s sold-out Sydney show on Friday June 28 via its YouTube channel. The webcast signals the launch of Moshcam’s new live-streaming series on YouTube, bringing the hottest names in music to a truly global audience live and on demand. Magnetic MC and fashion maverick, A$AP Rocky has quickly become one of rap’s most explosive stars. If his 2011 mixtape Live.Love.A$AP ruled the underground, this year’s debut album LONG.LIVE.A$AP saw him conquer the surface. Boasting hits like … Continue reading Watch: A$AP Rocky’s Sold-Out Sydney Concert

Dylan Joel – The Cool Kids

Dylan Joel continues his meteoric rise this year following the success of his 2012 EP Kid Illin‘ which saw his breakthrough single Leveled receive solid rotation on triple j and won him triple j’s “Pyramid Rock” Unearthed competition. His new mixtape That’s Good is scheduled for release on Friday 5th of July, 2013 and promises to be his best work to date showcasing Dylan’s progression as a burgeoning Australian MC. Head over to dylanjoel.com and register to receive a free copy of “That’s Good” 24 hours before it’s scheduled release date! That’s Good is entirely produced by Canadian producer Otis Grey. The 2nd single from … Continue reading Dylan Joel – The Cool Kids

Savilian – Feels Like Now

Feels Like Now is the forthcoming debut EP from rapper, Savilian. The lead track Blinded is available here as a free download. This latest release is the natural progression from his 2012 Mixtape Kid or Koncept that showcased his style and ability astride several massive cuts from some of the worlds hip-hop giants. Feels Like Now has six super-funky, sweaty, soul songs in an electro/hip-hop style. Featuring massive, heart-bursting choruses and even smoldering intimate jazz poetry, that gives an insight into the man behind the flow. He’s bright, shiny, eternally optimistic, and ludicrously happy, irrepressibly on the bleeding edge of the positive. His infectious … Continue reading Savilian – Feels Like Now

Svelt – Free Party EP

Free Party is the brand new release for Sydney live beats band Svelt. The EP represents a cherry picked selection of their best live tunes of the last year. Recording this EP was a matter of distilling an immense back catalogue into a representative and cohesive selection of tracks. Rapaport has gone MAD!!!! He has been locked up in an asylum and to kill time on the inside, has teamed up imagined live electronic Band Svelt and put on a cell party. Lifted from Free Party, this is the brand new film clip for the track Madhouse, directed by Maia … Continue reading Svelt – Free Party EP

New Music: Mute X Roleo EP

On Friday, May 17th Big Village proudly released the debut EP from Mute X Roleo, a brand new collaboration between the Daily Meds‘ revered producer Roleo and Reverse Polarities front-man Mute MC. Mute X Roleo as a project began as recently as late 2012, with the two finishing the writing and recordings that would become the 5 track EP within a month. The two artists display a range of eclectic influence on the album; from the experimental No Hope; with its electronic beats and abstract lyricism, to the pop mentalities of Release; featuring intimate lyrics and a beautiful chorus sung by … Continue reading New Music: Mute X Roleo EP

Doc Felix – The Right Direction feat Dialect

Little Wonder Productions is proud to present LWP003, Doc Felix – The Right Direction feat Dialect. This is the third release from Little Wonder Productions and is now available for pre-order. Little Wonder Productions is a hip-hop, funk & soul label involved in the production, manufacturing and distribution of it’s products on various audio formats. The Right Direction will be available as a digital download and also as a limited edition 10″ vinyl, which will be sure will fly out the door. You can secure your copy here.  Bandcamp  ||  Twitter  ||  Facebook Continue reading Doc Felix – The Right Direction feat Dialect

Mailer Daemon – Gravitas EP

Persian blooded, American born, Malaysian bred, and Sydney based beat-maestro Mailer Daemon has established himself as an exciting and innovative producer. Having emerged from a deep long secluded winter in the studio with talk of an amazing debut record, the entree lead single for which does not disappoint. Innovation and diversity have been Mailer Daemon’s ethos through his musical journey from Indie-Electro (Just Where You Want Me ft. Nik Valentino), Indie-Hop (Keep On Moovin ft. Peach), and Electro-Pop (Bad Move Baby Ft. Catcall). Not to mention a solid slew of remixes for artists such as Bag Raiders, The Panics, Killa Queens, & The Herd. Having been … Continue reading Mailer Daemon – Gravitas EP

Must Volkoff – White Russian

The Must Volkoff production album White Russian is scheduled for release later this year. The first taste comes in the form of two tracks on limited edition 7″ vinyl featuring Mata & Koots. Pre-orders will be shipped with signed posters and digital download cards. The Must Volkoff 7″ vinyl is available for pre-order/download now. Check the video for Side A Two Sheet Landscape feat. Mata, Side B Grub feat. Koots coming soon. Paypal downloads are available from here. Tracklisting: Side A: Two Sheet Landscape feat. Mata Side B: Grub feat. Koots Pang Productions  ||  Bandcamp  ||  iTunes Continue reading Must Volkoff – White Russian

Mantra – Loudmouth

Melbourne-based rapper Mantra is thrilled to announce that he has signed with Ten To Two Records – the team behind records from Xavier Rudd & Seth Sentry this past year – ahead of the release of his new single Loudmouth this Friday May 3, 2013. As one of Australia’s most crucial new talents, ‘your favourite rapper’s favourite rapper’ Mantra is standing on solid ground with five years of touring, two full length releases and a triple j feature album (2011’s Speaking Volumes) already under his belt. Kicking off his career as a producer before being encouraged to pick up a mic, Mantra … Continue reading Mantra – Loudmouth

Ta-ku – Dowhatyoulove

Ta-ku has been one of your fav producers over the last year so we’re more then happy to announce the release of Ta-ku’s album Dowhatyoulove on Jakarta Records. Also coming soon is the corresponding 10″ EP Lovewhatyoudo feat. Blu and some exclusive bonus tracks, this is expected to ship June 25th. Ta-ku, The Red Bull Music Academy alumni quickly captured the world’s attention and with the amount of releases he has clocked up for labels like Brownswood, HW&W, Project Mooncircle as well as collaborations with Chet Faker and remixes for Hermitude and Snakadaktal, Ta-ku looks set to continue with a crackling schedule … Continue reading Ta-ku – Dowhatyoulove

Jimmy Flipshyt & Context – The Shadows

Beat Basement Records is proud to present The Shadows, a collaboration between Canberra based MC Context and Cairns producer Jimmy Flipshyt. Context and Jimmy Flipshyt have been working hard over the last 6 months piecing together their debut collaboration EP, The Shadows. The EP weighs in at 7 tracks in total and follows a classic boom bap style with smooth production/cuts by Jimmy and Swift plus on point delivery by Context. The Shadows is now available as a digital download or a limited edition CD. All CD purchases include a sticker and an instant digital download. Beat Basement, making noise in 2013! Beat … Continue reading Jimmy Flipshyt & Context – The Shadows

Citizen Kay – Yes! EP

On the back of his first addition to rotation on Triple j, Citizen Kay releases the video (directed by Nic Vevers) for the triumphant debut single Yes! from his forthcoming EP of the same name. The release is accompanied by tour dates around the country which kicked off April 28th with a slot at Groovin’ the Moo in Canberra and a May residency at Sydney’s Upstairs Beresford. A respected member of the Canberra hip-hop scene, Kay has been writing, producing, recording, collaborating and honing his craft for the last five years. His first taste of notable attention was when triple j … Continue reading Citizen Kay – Yes! EP

Raven & Myk Reid: Searching For Soulz

This is the team that never was. Raven: The Cartelian Sergeant & Myk Reid: The Second Lieutenant. Amidst this viral flood of “swagger”, confusing hi-hats, false characters and self indulgence, Searching For Soulz is hip hop purity. Raw, honest and lyrical.  Since the days of being told off by Raven’s mum for swearing too much this team has come a long way. This is grown man rap. Raven needs little introduction to fans of this art form. After his successful sophomore album Ravenous 20Ten and a short term hiatus for the arrival of his first born The Crate Cartel main-stay returns with the humanistic … Continue reading Raven & Myk Reid: Searching For Soulz

Sarm: Self Titled Debut Album, Out Now!

Presenting the self-titled debut album from Sarm of the acclaimed Sydney duo That’s Them. Featuring guest spots from undisputed kings Kerser, Rates, Fraksha, Tornts, Dialectrix and Rinse (Bingethinkers), with production by Nebs, the album burns its way across your ears the same way the intense orange of the 6 panel digipack sizzles across your retina. Never one for the same old humdrum, Sarm contrasts the sharp grime style of Fraksha with the mellow flow of Dialectrix, and the snappy bravado of tracks like I’ll Abuse You For Fun with the devastatingly honest When You Hear This. Out now through LookUp & Obese Distribution, Sarm … Continue reading Sarm: Self Titled Debut Album, Out Now!

Karsniogenics presents new signing: Sussone – The Corax Type

Karsniogenics is mighty proud to welcome the latest addition to the K artist roster – Sussone ‘The Corax Type’. Karsniogenics have had their eye on this guy for some time now, and we’re sure you’ll be feline’ his style just as much as they did. Hailing from Brisbane’s west line city of Ipswich, Sussone has been busy working hard at perfecting his craft behind the local hip hop scene for many years now. Since taking pen to pad for the first time in his teens, the 28 year old is ready to break out of the shadows and let people … Continue reading Karsniogenics presents new signing: Sussone – The Corax Type

Words Eye View – Gotta Know

Words Eye View is a Hip Hop trio from Canberra, ACT which consist of brothers, Flipadeck and Hayds, and long-time friend Brett Super. The group formed in 2005 after meeting at a local emcee battle comp. They are currently working on their debut release titled Elevation. Words Eye View present a brand new promo track titled Gotta Know. The track available for free download below is produced by Hayd for Smithgrind Entertainment, mixed and mastered by Ben Kramp for Earthshake Audio Productions. The video clip is directed by Words Eye View, shot and edited by Dane One. You can pick up Gotta Know, … Continue reading Words Eye View – Gotta Know