Axiom – Back Against The Wall

Distill rap music down to its base elements and what do you have: a MC and a DJ. Axiom is Kay Illa and Bom. Kay Illa is in front of the mic and Bom is behind the decks and production boards. The Axiom partnership was forged in 2004 while Kay and Bom were still in school on the North Coast of NSW.  Hip Hop was only just beginning to creep into the local music scene at the time and classic releases like Brad Strut’s – The Authentic were big influences on the early Axiom sound and subject matter. By 2005, the members of Axiom were pushing … Continue reading Axiom – Back Against The Wall

Axiom – Digi 12 Inch 02 [Free Download]

Axiom’s 2nd release in their series of digital 12 inches Digi 12 Inch 02 is now available for Free Download. This time Axiom have come out swinging with 2 banging new tracks including instrumentals and accapella’s for both. Side A: Anthem Anthem is a hard-hitting track that sets the story straight for Axiom. From where they began to where they are now. Side B: Bootlaces On Bootlaces, Kay Illa reflects on his experiences working in the WA mines in 2009 to tell a story that spans topics ranging from suicide, relationship breakdown to the day-to-day grind of working for a … Continue reading Axiom – Digi 12 Inch 02 [Free Download]

Axiom’s Top 5 12 Inches Of All Time

After the release of Axiom Digi 12″ 1 a few months ago, Kay Illa and Bom are back with Digi 12″ 2. In honor of the release we got the guys to talk about their top 5 12″ of all time. We didn’t say Australian albums must feature……but it’s good to see some representation up there! BIG L A1 Put It On A2 Put It On – Instrumental A3 Put It On – Radio Edit A4 Put It On – Accapella B1 Put It On – L.G. Remix B2 Put It On – L.G. Instrumental B3 Put It On – … Continue reading Axiom’s Top 5 12 Inches Of All Time

AXIOM – Digi 12 Inch 01

AXIOM have just released the first in a series of FREE digital 12”, this one titled Digi 12 Inch 01. Here’s what they had to say about the concept behind the release. With a heavy heart, AXIOM recognise that vinyl culture is on its last legs but they hope that by releasing their tracks with accompanying instrumental and acapellas they are keeping the spirit of the old school 12″ record alive. You can check the preview for this release below and then download the full album from here. Tracklisting A SIDE 1. Sam 2. Sam Instrumental B SIDE 1. Devilish … Continue reading AXIOM – Digi 12 Inch 01