Mind Over Matter What They Say feat. Bliss N Eso

Sydney duo Mind Over Matter return with new single What They Say – featuring the vocal talents of hip hop stalwarts Bliss N Eso. The single features on their forthcoming third album This Way To Elsewhere – set for release on May 30. Recorded locally at Nelson’s Bay and mixed by Craig Bauer (Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West) in Chicago the track has a truly international sound. Bliss N Eso are long time touring buddies and friends of Mind Over Matter and also star in the video. Mind Over Matter are Willow AKA Rowan Lockyer and Smiles AKA Martin Brown. After meeting … Continue reading Mind Over Matter What They Say feat. Bliss N Eso

Eso – Purple Haze feat. 360

It’s been coming for a moment now and it’s finally landed this morning. A brand new track from Eso of Bliss N Eso featuring the Utopian, 360. The track titled Purple Haze, dropped as a free download today alongside a killer film clip. The clip was directed by Allan Hardy, the agency in charge was The Dreamers and photography was handled by Shanks aka Snappatronik. Did we mention you can download it for here? Well you can download it for free!! Right here actually.  In the comments section below, let us know your favourite line from the new track, there are … Continue reading Eso – Purple Haze feat. 360

Exclusive Bliss N Eso Interview JBL Hear The Truth

Brand new interview from JBL – Hear The Truth Zone, a backstage area at the Sydney Big Day Out Summer 2014 where the festival’s hottest acts spilled some of their biggest truths for JBL. JBL caught up with the boys from Bliss N Eso at the recent Sydney Big Day Out held earlier in the year, this was the result. In the clip, the guys talk about their moment of truth (hint – it involves shrooms!) Be sure to check out the JBL Facebook page for more information: http://www.facebook.com/JBLAustralia Continue reading Exclusive Bliss N Eso Interview JBL Hear The Truth

Exclusive Mac Miller Big Day Out Interview

Music streaming service, Rdio, was front of stage for Big Day Out in Sydney, capturing some of the hottest artist performances from the day. Ensuring that no music fan misses out on the amazing sets, including Pearl Jam, The Lumineers, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion and Bliss N Eso, the top performances are now available to stream exclusively via the free to download Rdio app and via this directlink. Here is a short video clip featuring Mac Miller which was recorded by Rdio at this year’s BDO tour. In it, he chats about his love for N SYNC… Yes, N SYNC.  “Big Day Out is easily one of … Continue reading Exclusive Mac Miller Big Day Out Interview

Mind Over Matter What They Say feat. Bliss N Eso

Sydney duo Mind Over Matter return with new single ‘What They Say’ – featuring the vocal talents of hip hop stalwarts Bliss N Eso. Recorded locally at Nelson’s Bay and mixed by Craig Bauer (Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West) in Chicago the track has a truly international sound and is taken from the band’s forthcoming third album set for release later this year. Bliss N Eso are long time touring buddies and friends of Mind Over Matter and will also star in the upcoming video. Mind Over Matter are Willow AKA Rowan Lockyer and Smiles AKA Martin Brown. After meeting as year … Continue reading Mind Over Matter What They Say feat. Bliss N Eso

Public Event: Touring & Live Performance: This is how we do it

Join us from 5.30pm at Fowler’s Live on Monday 10 February for a very special music business event TOURING & LIVE PERFORMANCE: THIS IS HOW WE DO IT, proudly presented by Music SA, the Association of Artist Managers, Fresh FM and APRA|AMCOS. In Adelaide for one day only, a group of renowned Australian Artist Managers, Label Managers, Booking Agents and Artists will discuss artistic development and planning activity around live performance and touring, followed by a discussion of the foundations required to further your live career. This is a rare opportunity to discuss live performance and touring with a group of … Continue reading Public Event: Touring & Live Performance: This is how we do it

Relive the Big Day Out again and again with Rdio

Music streaming service, Rdio, was front of stage for Big Day Out in Sydney, capturing some of the hottest artist performances from the day. Ensuring that no music fan misses out on the amazing sets, including Pearl Jam, The Lumineers, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion and Bliss N Eso, the top performances are now available to stream exclusively via the free to download Rdio app and via this direct link. “Big Day Out is easily one of the biggest and best events on the Australian music festival calendar, and this weekend’s event again proved why it has such a great … Continue reading Relive the Big Day Out again and again with Rdio

360 – Impossible (feat. Daniel Johns) Official Video

The hotly anticipated first single from 360‘s upcoming album Utopia, has just been released. It features fellow Australian singer/songwriter Daniel Johns, who is most notably known for banging Natalie Imbruglia.. oh and that band Silverchair. The new track titled Impossible features production … Continue reading 360 – Impossible (feat. Daniel Johns) Official Video

aahh Radio – Episode 13: Bliss N Eso [Eso]

In the wake of debuting at #1 on the ARIA Album Chart with their fifth studio effort Circus In The Sky, Bliss n Eso now find themselves with the highest selling Australian album of 2013, and a revered Gold plaque after only 10 days of release. Between the multiple number one charting albums and chart records, various awards and accolades, an unprecedented live presence and the most loyal music fanbase in the country, the Sydney trio continue to push not only themselves, but hip-hop, forward in Australia. Bliss N Eso are stoked to announce that they are joining Big Day … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 13: Bliss N Eso [Eso]

Hyjak & Dr Flea Sydney Album Launches

Freshly Squeezed is back in 2014 with an allstar underground Hip Hop lineup, gathered together to support one of Sydneys most infamous artists, and one of Australia’s most innovative and respected MC’s, Hyjak. He will be launching his new album The Light At The End Of The Tunnel. Joining him on the bill we have Melbourne young gun Dr Flea, who will also be launching his recently released EP Keep On Moving. To add to the list we have DJ Izm from the one and only Bliss N Eso, Big Village Records rep P.Smurf, Broken Tooth Entertainment vet Swarmy, western Sydney up n … Continue reading Hyjak & Dr Flea Sydney Album Launches

Seeking Great SA Hip Hop Acts For Bands On Track AT Clipsal 500

Music SA and Clipsal 500 are providing the opportunity for two South Australian Hip Hop artists to share the Clipsal 500 Concert Stage with Bliss N Eso and Horrorshow on Friday 28 February 2014. A total of six SA artists will be selected to play over the three night concert series. All details can be found here. Submissions close midnight Monday 6 January. Get involved.  Bands On Track  ||  Clipsal 500  ||  Music SA Continue reading Seeking Great SA Hip Hop Acts For Bands On Track AT Clipsal 500

aahh Radio – Community Series Episode 1: April77 Creative (Ben Funnell)

For our first ever Community Series episode, which aims to highlight those who are heavily involved in the local hip hop scene, but may not receive the recognition they deserve. We catch up with the creative director of April77 Creative, … Continue reading aahh Radio – Community Series Episode 1: April77 Creative (Ben Funnell)

Bliss N Eso Release ‘My Life’ Music Video Announce BDO + ARIA Awards Appearance

In a landmark year for the group, this past week has been particularly huge for Sydney’s Bliss n Eso. In a trio of major live announcements, BNE began the week announcing a very special performance at the upcoming 2013 ARIA … Continue reading Bliss N Eso Release ‘My Life’ Music Video Announce BDO + ARIA Awards Appearance

Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards Nominations Announced

Nominations for the eighth Annual Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards have officially been announced. This years nominees include a stunning array of the country’s brightest emerging artists, alongside established and respected performers, acknowledging yet another extraordinary year for Independent music. Awards to be presented during the evening include Best Independent Album, Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Hip Hop Release and Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Release among others. Electronic Wunderkind Flume and Indie Rock Dance duo Jagwar Ma lead the pack with five nominations each. The two acts have not only been nominated in the same categories which … Continue reading Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards Nominations Announced

Motley – The Dope Squad Pt. 1

Motley has been making music in his makeshift home studio since 2002. In 2003 he was noticed by Live Nation and hand picked to tour his native UK with Hip-Hop legends De La Soul. Since 2005 Motley has shared the stage with some of the world’s greatest artists including Nas, Nelly & Beyoncé. Sending thousands crazy with his infectious stage presence and smooth, energetic rhymes at Sound Relief (MCG) and Big Day Out. In 2004 he worked with Nitin Sawhney on Melbourne’s 2004 International Arts Festival. He was immediately snapped up by Bliss N Eso to record on their album, … Continue reading Motley – The Dope Squad Pt. 1

Bliss N Eso smash first week sales with massive #1 AIRIA album debut + 2013’s biggest Australian Album Debut

Bliss N Eso have reaffirmed their position as one of Australia’s biggest acts with massive first week sales seeing them land their second successive #1 ARIA Album Chart debut. The band fought off serious charges from The Voice winner Harrison Craig and Hillsong Live to claim the #1 spot in a hotly contested week of album sales. First week sales of Bliss N Eso’s Circus In The Sky saw the trio become the highest selling domestic artist debut for 2013  but also secure the second highest selling album debut of all releases in Australia in 2013, coming in only second … Continue reading Bliss N Eso smash first week sales with massive #1 AIRIA album debut + 2013’s biggest Australian Album Debut

Jehst – G.A.M.E.O.V.E.R.

Often an artists biography is full of buzz-words, wildly sweeping statements & unabashed claims of influencing a generation or changing the face of their chosen genre. Very few can say it with the conviction and sincerity of British born lyricist & producer Jehst. 2011 saw Jehst in the spotlight with his last album The Dragon Of An Ordinary Family. The lead single Starting Over was a talking point with it’s iconic video and viral campaign, there was also an intiment album launch party which was held at London’s prestigious Fabric. Jehst is back once again in 2013 with a brand new … Continue reading Jehst – G.A.M.E.O.V.E.R.

Bliss N Eso – ‘Circus In The Sky’

The Frontier Touring Company and Illusive are excited to announce iconic hip-hop trio Bliss N Eso’s highly-anticipated return to the touring circuit this July with their House of Dreams tour. This tour announcement comes off the back of the release of Home Is Where The Heart Is – the first official single from their brand new album Circus In The Sky. The six-date tour will cover all mainland capital cities in the band’s first headline tour since 2011 when they embarked on the highest-selling tour by an Australian hip-hop act. This is the first chance fans will get to experience the … Continue reading Bliss N Eso – ‘Circus In The Sky’

In Photos: G-Shock 30th Anniversary Bash

Last week G-Shock Australia kicked off its 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Prince Ballroom in Melbourne’s St Kilda. Bliss N Eso, DJ Krush, Yo Mafia & N’fa Jones hit the stage in a private concert for VIP guests.  The venue was decked out with limited G-Shock watches and a collection of watches dating back to 1983. G-Shock also announced its first collaboration for the Australian market with local Hip-hop artists Bliss N Eso. You can find out more about this upcoming limited edition project by checking out our recent interview with the Marketing Manager of Casio Timepiece here.  *Photos are shot exclusively … Continue reading In Photos: G-Shock 30th Anniversary Bash

Interview: G-Shock 30th Anniversary Bash

Last week G-Shock Australia kicked off its 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Prince Ballroom in Melbourne’s St Kilda. Bliss N Eso, DJ Krush and Yo Mafia hit the stage in a private concert for VIP guests. The venue was decked out with limited G-Shock watches and a collection of watches dating back to 1983. G-Shock also announced its first collaboration for the Australian market with local Hip-hop artists Bliss N Eso.  We catch up with Bruno, Marketing Manager for Casio Timepiece, as we discuss 30 successful years in the industry.  aahh: What does an anniversary such as this, 30 years in the … Continue reading Interview: G-Shock 30th Anniversary Bash

Event Preview: Spit Syndicate’s Sunday Gentlemen Tour Hits Adelaide

The boys from Spit Syndicate have been touring the country following the release of their third album, Sunday Gentlemen, and this Thursday is Adelaide’s turn. Fellow One Day Crew members Jackie Onassis are joining the SS for the huge 20 date tour which hits Jive Bar on the 18th. With Spit Syndicate’s singles Beauty In The Bricks and Folly getting a lot of JJJ love, as well as Jackie Onassis’s single Crystal Balling being on high rotation for many months, and their new single from their Holiday EP, Smoke Trails being added a few weeks ago the Sunday Gentlemen tour … Continue reading Event Preview: Spit Syndicate’s Sunday Gentlemen Tour Hits Adelaide

Bliss N Eso – House Of Dreams

Bliss n Eso release their official music video for House Of Dreams, the first taste of their fifth album Circus In The Sky (Due May 2013). Shot on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour the music video follows up on the band’s recent release of their epic trailer for Circus In The Sky. Bliss N Eso will be playing at Movement Festival coming to Australia soon. The tour will feature legendary rapper Nas, 2 Chainz, Iggy Azelea, Spit Syndicate and more. Rumours of a Nas x BNE collaboration is already a hot talking point, more information to come on this. For … Continue reading Bliss N Eso – House Of Dreams

Bliss N Eso – House Of Dreams

Live Nation and Niche Productions are proud to present, in association with American Hip-Hop legend Nas, the inaugural 2013 Australian Movement Festival. Filling the void of credible Hip-Hop events in Australia, the Movement Festival places Grammy award winning Hip Hop heavyweights, with mixtape kings and local heros in what’s destined to takeover as THE Hip Hop event each and every year in Australia. Setting a new standard, Movement looks to the future of Hip Hop and Rap whilst still catering to a solid Hip-Hop foundation, thanks to the festival’s co-headliner and co-curator Nas. With more than 20 years in the … Continue reading Bliss N Eso – House Of Dreams

Dialectrix – Satellite Official EP Launch

After spending the last year or so accustoming himself to fatherhood and fine tuning his 3rd LP The Cold Light Of Day with long time collaborator Plutonic Lab, Dialectrix is kickstarting 2013 with a rare and limited edition release involving some of the worlds best talents. The result is Satellite, an exclusive 5 track EP being released to vinyl only (digital D/L included) with each track showcasing an overseas producer while Dtrix exhibits the hunger and versatility the Sydney wordsmith is known for. Artwork for the EP is being handled by April77 Creative, longtime collaborators with Dialectrix and creators of artwork for Obese … Continue reading Dialectrix – Satellite Official EP Launch

Nas to headline ‘Movement’

Live Nation and Niche Productions are proud to present, in association with American Hip-Hop legend Nas, the inaugural 2013 Australian Movement Festival. Filling the void of credible Hip-Hop events in Australia, the Movement Festival places Grammy award winning Hip Hop heavyweights, with mixtape kings and local heros in what’s destined to takeover as THE Hip Hop event each and every year in Australia. Setting a new standard, Movement looks to the future of Hip Hop and Rap whilst still catering to a solid Hip-Hop foundation, thanks to the festival’s co-headliner and co-curator Nas. With more than 20 years in the … Continue reading Nas to headline ‘Movement’

Interview: Alex Williamson (The Loosest Aussie Bloke Ever)

If you don’t know the name by now, you need to check yourself cunt. Alex Williamson aka The Loosest Aussie Bloke Ever is taking not only the internet by storm, but also carving his way to becoming one of Australia’s most in demand stand up comics. With upcoming shows at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and also The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Alex’s loose brand of comedy is proving to be a juggernaut.   aahh: With over 25 million views on YouTube and over 150,000 subscribers, it’s hard to imagine YouTube without your video’s. What has it been like becoming a famous face on … Continue reading Interview: Alex Williamson (The Loosest Aussie Bloke Ever)

Tycotic – The Weed Song

Since the release of his collaborative project The People Vs Tycotic (2006), which received spins from triple j and featured guest vocals from names like Phrase, Spit Syndicate and Torcha, Tycotic has become an unstoppable force in the scene, with his punchline heavy rhyme style and rock-solid all terrain flow. With a reputation for delivering an electric live show, Tycotic has toured Australia and landed support slots for the likes of Tech N9ne, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Bliss n Eso, 360, Drapht, Illy and Kerser, just to name a few. 2008 saw Tycotic release Conversation Domination distributed through MGM, and soon after embarked … Continue reading Tycotic – The Weed Song

Young & Dumb feat. Bertie Blackman

Chance Waters is set to burst back onto the Australian music scene with his sophomore record Infinity, due out November 2, 2012 (Permanent Records/Shock). His debut album Inkstains saw him crowned a triple j unearthed featured artist and touring the country regularly, both as a headline act and in support of Australian mainstays such as Bliss N Eso, Illy, Drapht, Pez & 360, and international heavy-weights including Method Man & Redman, DJ Premier and The Beatnuts. On the back of an enormously successful lead single Maybe Tomorrow which saw high rotation on triple j, an international theme song sync on National … Continue reading Young & Dumb feat. Bertie Blackman