Adrian Eagle Releases New Single “Housing Trust”

Channelling his now trademark street-gospel sound ‘Housing Trust’ – an ode to Eagle’s hometown of Adelaide – is an upbeat yet reflective track which sees Adrian juxtapose a troubled upbringing and struggling family life against the opportunities now afforded to him as an artist. Co-written and … Continue reading Adrian Eagle Releases New Single “Housing Trust”

Birdz Drops Powerful New Track ‘Black Lives Matter’

Bad Apples Music signee, Birdz has just premiered his latest track titled Black Lives Matters through, and what a powerful track it is!  “Much love and strength to those who have lost loved ones to the hands of injustice. This system continues to fail us and we refuse to remain silent”. – Birdz Having shared the stage with The Funkoars and Briggs, Birdz will be premiering the powerful new song at a sold out show tonight at the Workers Club (Melbourne). Stream the brand new track below. Continue reading Birdz Drops Powerful New Track ‘Black Lives Matter’

Spotify launches Daily Mix

Yesterday Spotify announced that they are putting your personal music taste front and centre with the launch of Daily Mix, a series of playlists with near endless playback that combines your favourite tracks with new songs we think you’ll love, minus the effort that goes into creating the perfect listening session. With Daily Mix, you will tune into a mix of the music you know and love, made fresh in continuously updated playlists. Whether you’re in the mood for dancing to upbeat tunes or relaxing with mellow hits, just select your mix and enjoy your most loved familiar tracks with new music … Continue reading Spotify launches Daily Mix

Otis High Freedom of Choice EP

Having released their debut single ‘Welcome Home‘ just last month, Melbourne duo Otis High have announced their debut EP ‘Freedom of Choice‘ ahead of their first national tour.
 ‘Freedom of Choice‘ transplants their live and energetic party sound into the studio, with a reminiscent boom bap styling similar to that of The Funkoars and Australian favourites Hilltop Hoods – whilst still maintaining a contemporary flair. Otis High are a 2 man hip hop group from Melbourne consisting of DJ Marshall and MC MHz. Formerly known as The D.Y.E, Otis High was formed when one member stepped aside for personal reasons, … Continue reading Otis High Freedom of Choice EP

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

Grey Yard release Freedom

  Melbourne hip hop duo Grey Yard have collaborated with Madagascan band Basy Gasy on their new single ‘Freedom’, which aims to bring focus in the fight to help global hunger.

The seeds of the collaboration were planted when Grey Yard’s emcee Patto (who has worked with the likes of with Drapht, Illy, Briggs and The Funkoars) decided to apply for volunteer work in Madagascar, knowing there was an avenue to create a difference through the relatively unknown music culture of the country. Together with Mill (Grey Yard’s producer), they reached out to Madagascar’s largest hip-hop group Basy Gasy about the … Continue reading Grey Yard release Freedom

New Music: Pez Calling Out Official Video

Good things really do come to those who wait and according to Bandcamp, we all should have gave up long ago. Fuck that, it has been eight years since the charismatic Melbourne MC PEZ (Perry Chapman) dropped his fabled debut, A Mind Of My Own – yielding the summer anthem The Festival Song with 360 and neo-soulstress Hailey Cramer. Now he’s making a triumphant return on EMI with his new album Don’t Look Down set for release on November 4 and available for pre-order now… and we can’t wait! Don’t Look Down is a hip-hop blockbuster boasting legendary guests like … Continue reading New Music: Pez Calling Out Official Video

Hus Kingpin Wizards Of Don (Prod. WIK101)

Following on from the Marco Polo-produced single Wave-Palooza, Hus (frontman for The Winners) drops by with a brand new track titled “Wizards of Don”. For those who don’t know, Hus KingPin was born in Brooklyn, hailing from Hempstead, he launched his rap career internationally on Tokyo label Goon Trax with his group Tha Connection, a duo featuring his partner Smoovth and himself, before jumping to Swiss label Feelin’ Music for Love Royale, and then over to German label Melting Pot Music for some features. For his brand new track, the international emcee enlisted production from Crate Cartel member WIK101. WIK dishes up … Continue reading Hus Kingpin Wizards Of Don (Prod. WIK101)

Method Man & Redman Australian Tour Dates Rescheduled To Commence October 25

Due to a very late scheduling conflict, Method Man & Redman are unable to fulfil their shows in Australia due to commence September 8th. These dates have been moved to start October 25, and the duo are looking forward to seeing all their fans then. All current tickets remain valid for the new show dates and no further action is required. If however ticket holders are unable to attend the new dates, refunds can be secured from place of purchase. New Dates And Ticket Details Wednesday 26th October – Adelaide, HQ. Tickets from Friday 28th October – Perth, Metropolis … Continue reading Method Man & Redman Australian Tour Dates Rescheduled To Commence October 25

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

A.B. Original to Speak At Bigsound

A.B. Original is the collaboration between Briggs (Album of the Year recipient at the National Indigenous Music Awards 2015) and Trials, ARIA Award winning producer for Drapht, Illy, Hilltop Hoods, Seth Sentry and The Funkoars among others. A.B. Original was born when the two artists were invited to perform at triple j’s 40 year celebration, Beat The Drum, in January 2015. They produced a short but powerful set which also included the special performance of ‘The Hunt’, a collaboration with Gurrummul performed earlier on triple j’s live at the wireless. They write songs in the spirit of N.W.A and West … Continue reading A.B. Original to Speak At Bigsound