Blades – The Future

Newcastle hip hop band Blades welcome the release of their new single, Future. Combining an electric mix of drum and bass, dub-step and electro beats against a hip hop canvas, the trio comprising of Kid Lyrical, Wizadry & Likewyse partner the track with anthem-inspiring rhymes to create the perfect party jam.  Featuring the vocals of Carmen Smith, who appeared on the popular TV show The Voice, the song is the first to be added to the Hot 30 by a Newcastle band this year. With three independently produced and released albums and a 2008 tour of Europe under their belts, Blades have transformed themselves … Continue reading Blades – The Future

Blades – Future

Newcastle hip hop band Blades welcome the release of their new single, Future. Combining an electric mix of drum and bass, dub-step and electro beats against a hip hop canvas, the trio comprising of Kid Lyrical, Wizadry & Likewyse partner the track with anthem-inspiring rhymes to create the perfect party jam. After establishing a fan base and funding their own trip to perform in Hamburg, Switerland and the Glastonbury Festival in 2008, Blades have managed to create a global sound by retaining an unmistakable Australian grounding in their music. Having already been received well by radio, Future is sure to … Continue reading Blades – Future

DJ Skae’s A-List [Out Now]

DJ Skae’s – A-List, a compilation of Hip Hop’s finest, dropped on February 18th 2011 through Green Distribution (MGM). It will be available at your local independent hip hop store as well as JBHi-Fi’s, Sanity etc. After dropping DJ Skae’s Guestlist just about a year ago, DJ Skae is back with another killer compilation album, DJ Skae’s A-List. This time Skae has chosen artists from around the country to submit songs for this compilation and Australia’s finest hip hop artists have delivered some heat. With artists from each state, Fluent Form (VIC), Draz (TAS) , D’Opus & Ro’Shambo (ACT), Torcha & … Continue reading DJ Skae’s A-List [Out Now]

DJ Skae’s – A-List [Coming Soon]

After dropping DJ Skae’s Guestlist about a year ago, DJ Skae is back with another killer compilation album, DJ Skae’s A-List. This time Skae has chosen artists from around the country to submit songs for this compilation and Australia’s finest hip hop artists have delivered some heat. With artists from each state, Fluent Form (VIC), Draz (TAS) , D’Opus & Ro’Shambo (ACT), Torcha & B-Don (NSW), Tommy Illfigga (QLD), Chase (SA) and Hunter (WA) to name a few, this compilation album showcases the hottest hip hop from around the country. This album also features international collaborations with the likes of … Continue reading DJ Skae’s – A-List [Coming Soon]

allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Blades Crew

Napoleon once said; “Victory belongs to the most persevering”. Although the Blades boys have never attempted to rule France, emcees Kid Lyrical and Wizardry and DJ Likewyze, along with flexi-member and three times (and current) NSW DMC Champion, DJ Skoob, are taking the James Brown method of musicianship: hard-working and fun as hell! The band, based in Newcastle, have been setting stages alight the world over with their discerning fusion of hip-hop, dub, crunk and whatever else tickles their fancy; from a much-coveted slot on the Pyramid Rock Festival line-up in 2005, to wowing English crowds (where the lads were … Continue reading allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Blades Crew

Sounds Like… Featuring: Muph and Plutonic + The Tongue

“Sounds Like” presents the first of a series of live hip hop  acts to come through HVB this year: Headlined by none other than Muph and Plutionic, the night will be hosted by local legends DJ Skoob and Mathmatics. Supportes by: The Tongue, Blades and Urban Freeflo There will also be an artist impression wall for live street art on the night, more details on this soon. Where: Hunter Valley Brewery Tickets $20 + bf, available from http://www.bigtix.com.au, in-store at Maitland Music. $4 beers and spirits 8pm – 10pm Note: Door dress code policy will be relaxed, but no thongs … Continue reading Sounds Like… Featuring: Muph and Plutonic + The Tongue

The Tongue Is Dead Mixtape (Out Now)

If you missed it yesterday, Elefant Traks, The Tongue, dropped his brand new mixtape The Tongue Is Dead. Not only is it 15 tracks deep, featuring some fine artists including the likes of Joyride, Jane Tyrell, Dazastah, Ozi Batla, Mind Control, Blades and DJ Skoob, it’s also available for a FREE download. You gotta love that! You can follow the link here to grab your copy. 2010 has been announced for when The Tongues drops his new album and while we all hang for that, we’re sure this mixtape will keep you in check till then. Below you can check … Continue reading The Tongue Is Dead Mixtape (Out Now)