Conseps Comes Full Circle On Upcoming Album

Adelaide’s own journeyman delivers his best work to date.  Spirit Kitchen Recordings is proud to release the debut album by Adelaide emcee, Conseps, entitled ‘Full Circle’. The project features guest appearances from Adelaide emcees Patti, Beats, Alerts, Social Change, Evolve, Subliminal and others. … Continue reading Conseps Comes Full Circle On Upcoming Album

This Kids Got Beats For Days

Little Wonder Productions release’s Oath – 2wenty8days By now, you may have heard of a little independent label based in Victoria doing BIG, BIG things. Little Wonder Productions is a hip hop, funk and soul label involved in the production, manufacture and distribution of its products on various audio formats. Headed up by Doc Felix, the label specialises in small run and limited edition music. Their latest project, an absolute ground shaker. The beat scene in Australia has seen massive changes over the past decade. Artists such as Katalyst, Pasobionic, Hermitude, Plutonic Lab and more lead the way with their … Continue reading This Kids Got Beats For Days

Exclusive Premiere Phil Gektor Beats, Blends & Remixes

We are pleased to premiere the first instalment of the Crate Cartel Mixtape Series. The first tape titled Beats, Blends & Remixes (CCMX001) is by the man, Phil Gektor! The tape is 40 minutes worth of dope remixes and beats and will be available as a limited run of hard copies, plus the usual digital download. Beats, Blends & Remixes follows on from Phil Gektor’s recent LP release, Real Heads Don’t Listen. You can pick up Beats, Blends & Remixes as a digital download now, by following the link in the player below or you can score yourself a limited edition … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere Phil Gektor Beats, Blends & Remixes

Sampology Teams Up With Daniel Merriweather For Next Single

Creating multi sensory, high octane, audio visual landscapes from sound, prodigal producer Sam Poggioli is Sampology. Having toured the world from India to Germany to China to North America in the past year alone, coming fresh out of studios in Berlin and L.A, Sampology returns to his home soil of Brisbane next month to debut his very first live show and epic new album material at Australia’s globally recognised music conference and showcase event, Bigsound. Working previously with a wide ranging roster of talent from South African artist Spoek Mathambo, to dancehall guru Beenie man, and Summer Heights High comedy … Continue reading Sampology Teams Up With Daniel Merriweather For Next Single

Blunt B Dissolute Habits

Since releasing his debut EP Fried (2012), Blunt B has played live in support of some of Australia’s biggest electronic acts including Flume, Shockone, Opiuo and Sampology. The EP turned out to be especially popular in South Africa, which he toured playing festivals and clubs in 2013 along with dropping single Funk the Queen , his most played track to date. Originally labelled as a glitch hop producer his style has since evolved into a less hectic, more polished electronic form as he drew inspiration from analogue synthesis and old school sampling techniques. His new EP exhibits his production finesse in … Continue reading Blunt B Dissolute Habits

Just A Gent – Sovereign feat. Kasbo

Jacob Grant is an Australian producer making music under the alias Just A Gent. He has a uniquely styled brand of music, a very melodic sound that ranges between genres. He is 16 years old and slowly carving his path. This is his latest track which has received a lot of attention. It’s titled Sovereign and features his good friend, Kasbo from Sweden. Just A Gent will be one to watch in 2014. Keep an eye out.  Just A Gent  ||  Download  ||  Kasbo Continue reading Just A Gent – Sovereign feat. Kasbo

Trials – The Bum Kit 2.0

Direct from the dusty banks of Mr. Trials collection of sonic horrors comes the first official custom drum kit for your own disgusting pleasure. With fuck-off kick drums to put the boom in your bap and snares that snap harder than legs from a 50 story fall – it’s all here. 20 kicks, 20 snares, 20 hats & 20 crashes Direct from Trials studio session files Processed through state of the art hardware & software to make them track ready Drag & drop directly into your DAW and/or samplers Suitable for use with Logic Audio, Pro Tools, MPCS, Maschine 24 … Continue reading Trials – The Bum Kit 2.0


Fresh off the back of his latest release DoWhatYouLove, available through Jakarta Records, Perth based beat-smith and founder of Sunday Records, Ta-ku drops the second in the series of originals, re-works, and remixes titled REϟTWERK VOL​.​II. 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, Soulection and Project Mooncircle as well as collaborations with Chet Faker and remixes for Justin Timberlake, Flume, The Presets, Hermitude and Snakadaktal, Ta-ku looks set to continue with a crackling schedule set for 2013 already locked in. REϟTWERK … Continue reading Ta-Ku – REϟTWERK VOL​.​II

Sampology vs Major Lazer vs Rocky

Barely back on ground at home after his North American shows, Sampology announces a brand new tour of DJ dates Australia-wide kicking off in Perth next Wednesday! Followed by AV show dates in New Zealand and his first Asian dates in Hong Kong and Seoul! If you were sitting under a rock last month, or you were at some place with no internet, you might’ve missed Sampology’s unofficial music video for Major Lazer’s ‘Bumaye’. Join the other 80,000 or so that have viewed Sampology  and check it out below. Sampology has also put together an exclusive mix for The Ripe … Continue reading Sampology vs Major Lazer vs Rocky

Ribongia – Play My Hits

Ribongias (Antonio Rosselli) music is an exploded technical drawing for the ears. Referencing a vast array of pop culture mediums, his sounds are collected and layered until, like light fragmenting through a crystal prism, they enter the aural sphere; chaos ensues. The lead single off of Ribongia’s EP of the same name Play My Hits sees the Sydney’s finest Italian musical import launching headlong into the dark heart of Beats, with a twisted melange of raw bass, chopped and screwed vocals, sparkling synths, and chunky beats, all with that signature Ribongia sense of barely controlled mayhem. This is music made to … Continue reading Ribongia – Play My Hits

DJ Cryptic – Boogie Mix Vol. 1 CD

One of Brisbane’s slept on first generation “turntablists”, DJ Cryptic drops his debut release on Bulletproof Crates Recordings. DJ Revolutions words sum it all up, this is the perfect release to bump in your car on those long journeys, or just max out to some sophisticated disco boogie electronic vibes. Enjoy this free 15 minute snippet and pre-order your copy for those RAER disco vibes… (shipping is $5 flat rate for Australian orders). Please note this is a pre-order. Expected shipping early to mid-May.  Some heavy spank your girl on the ass 80s boogie shit” – DJ Revolution. Bullet Proof … Continue reading DJ Cryptic – Boogie Mix Vol. 1 CD

Sampology – Eagle Theme 7″ feat. Hermitude Remix

This tasty little lilac number is a limited edition 7 inch & comes with some very special artwork from longtime Sampology collaborator Monaux. Eagle Theme was an album favourite for quite a few people on Sampologies – Doomsday Deluxe, the 7 inch features a killer Hermitude remix of Eagle Theme on the B side. For Australian friends who caught Hermitude on the Parklife 2012 tour, you would have heard them perform this monster of a rework live. For those who haven’t heard this remix, we hope you trust us enough when we say its ridiculously good, like pretty much everything Hermitude … Continue reading Sampology – Eagle Theme 7″ feat. Hermitude Remix

The Silent Titan – Outer Circle Movements

The Silent Titan comes forth with his second solo production record since his debut, For The Rest of My Days dropped worldwide in September, 2011. Travel, movement, time, space, speculation, nostalgia, and observation; These everyday circumstances are the themes highlighted on this record.  The Silent Titan aka Tom Charuk is a producer from Australia working consistently behind the boards to develop a worldwide following through his hip-hop roots.Soulful, hard hitting, sample heavy production, seamlessly intertwined with live instrumentation, synthesis, and an array of talented vocalists, makes this release a monumental benchmark in  The Silent Titan’s ever expanding portfolio. Always providing originality with … Continue reading The Silent Titan – Outer Circle Movements

Kit Complete – Some Beats My Friends Like

The Reverse Polarities beatmaker Kit Complete has been working on his first solo release for several years now and after hearing the bangers on this beat tape were pretty sure not just Kit Complete’s friends will like these beats. With crisp dums, soulful samples and a knack for getting your head nodding ‘Some Beats My Friends Like‘ is a remarkable effort from one of Big Village’s most talented beatmakers. Don’t sleep! Download ‘Some Beats My Friends Like‘ here. Facebook  ||  Bandcamp  ||  Big Village Continue reading Kit Complete – Some Beats My Friends Like

Uncomfortable Beats – Trinity

Uncomfortable Beats is a Melbourne based label that is dedicated to expanding and exposing the best in Australian beats culture to the rest of the world. This multi-headed beast is a record label, web blog, regular live music showcase, and even TV show. For over a year it has been a successful monthly residency showcasing the wealth of local talent in electronic and sample-based music.    The new release is the album Trinity compilation 3, a solid addition to their discography. This release displays the bright future of the next generations local electronic music pioneers, with a powerful mix of glitched … Continue reading Uncomfortable Beats – Trinity

Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

It’s the return of the chosen ones. Perth’s undisputed Overlords of hardcore; Clandestien, from the mighty Syllabolix Crew, are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic and Mortar have ventured out from the Citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back. And this time they’ve bought the whole armoury. Unlike the groups previous releases such as Dynasty 2004 and Chasms of the Citadel 2007, where production was handled predominately by Mortar, here the sonic weaponry has been deployed by a variety of arms dealers. Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods provides a guitar heavy … Continue reading Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

Clandestien – Weapons Grade

It’s the return of the chosen ones, Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back, and this time they’ve bought the whole armory. An armory full of weaponry in the form of hip hop at its most razor-sharp. Weapons Grade, the groups forth release, sees the cohort combine their venomous lyrical prowess teamed with a gang of the countries standout bomb manufacturers to conjure up … Continue reading Clandestien – Weapons Grade

Adroit Effusive – The Album (Review)

The Album is quite a party, your hosts the Adroit Effusive crew. The South Australian massive are set to launch their LP The Album, after years of waiting from eager fans at HQ September 10. Adroit Effusive have been around for years now and many in the scene will recognise the names of one of Adelaide’s hip hop legacies. AE consist of Beats, Conseps, Patti, Blockade, Ad-Fu, Motion, Bornski and Dev…did we miss anyone? The Album is a massive body of work from the past 6 years, so the variety offered here is as vast as central Australia. Ranging from … Continue reading Adroit Effusive – The Album (Review)

Adroit Effusive – The Album

Adelaide hip hop crew Adroit Effusive are set to release their long awaited debut album – The Album. ‘Australian Hip Hop group to watch out for’ J-Mag, 2009. The time has finally arrived for the quintessential dysfunctional hip hop family, Adroit Effusive. After toiling in the depths of underground hip hop, honing their skills, paying more than their share of dues, going through as many setbacks as one group could go through and making some of the illest music that nearly didn’t see the light of day, Adroit Effusive are ready. After years of being posed the question, ‘Where is … Continue reading Adroit Effusive – The Album