Calski feat Lazy Grey & Jake Biz 12” vinyl single ‘All Coming Back’ / ‘Larry Sengstock’

After a two-year sabbatical following the birth of his daughter, Brisbane Producer/MC Calski has returned with the release of ‘All Coming Back’. Featuring fellow veteran Brisbanites, Jake Biz and Lazy Grey, ‘All Coming Back’ is a heavy soul-infused boom bap … Continue reading Calski feat Lazy Grey & Jake Biz 12” vinyl single ‘All Coming Back’ / ‘Larry Sengstock’

Calski Folkus EP

Brisbane MC/Producer Calski has announced the release of the third single from his EP ‘Folkus’. The track, ‘Just Clap’, is an undeniably funky dancefloor starter featuring renowned Canberra-born MC, Hau, and will be released on 7” vinyl by pioneer Queensland hip hop label Hydrofunk Records. A meeting of two Australian Hip Hop veterans that promises to delight, ‘Just Clap’ sees Hau providing his trademark wordplay over an infectious Calski-laced bass-driven groove reminiscent of James Brown, Ozomatli and Prince all rolled into one. The ‘Just Clap’ 7” is out 19 July 2016 and boasts the equally impressive B-side track ‘One Hand … Continue reading Calski Folkus EP

Remix Competition – Calski ‘I Know’ feat. Dialectrix

Rappers & Emcees get your bars ready! After winning the Koolta Decent remix competition, Brisbane emcee/producer Calski is giving emcee’s a chance to feature on a track with one of Australia’s most skilled rappers Dialectrix. allaussiehiphop.com and Calski team up … Continue reading Remix Competition – Calski ‘I Know’ feat. Dialectrix

Rayza Year Of The Rayza

For more than a decade now Prophet Rayza has been a stronghold in the local hip hop scene perfecting his talents across the four elements of Hip Hop as an emcee, breakdancer, graffiti artist and beatboxer. Hailing from Brisbane, a city that often flies under the radar when it comes to recognition of it’s hip hop artists on a national scale, Prophet Rayza has his sights set on changing this trend. Working hard to prove Brisbane has some of the best talent in the country when it comes to hip hop, the imminent release of his debut LP Year Of The … Continue reading Rayza Year Of The Rayza

Total Eclipse Brisbane

Total Eclipse (X-Ecutioners / ITF World Champ) returns to Brisbane with Deejaye Katch, Calski, Tailor Made, Kryptamistik & Quorum Consensus. Back in the day he was on the turntables for such groups as underground Hip-Hop legends Organized Konfusion (Prince Poetry and Pharaoh Monch) and even worked with fellow Brooklyn native Jay-Z during the birth of Rocafella Records. In November of ’94, Total Eclipse entered his first DJ battle live on the air on DJ Mayhem’s New York college radio show (WNYU), taking first place. His victory caught the attention of X-Men (the original name of the X-Ecutioners crew before obvious legal concerns) member Rob … Continue reading Total Eclipse Brisbane

Calski – Eyes And Ears EP

Eyes and Ears marks MC/producer Calski’s second release on LookUP Records with distribution via Obese Records. It follows his 2012 debut Love Drive Commission that nabbed him an album of the week feature on triple j’s hip hop show and saw him tour nationally. Playing shows alongside diverse artists from Joelistics, Diafrix, Spit Syndicate and Dialectrix to local collaborator Rainman, picking up praise from triple j’s Dave Ruby Howe for his ‘smooth as hell’ production on the last artist’s release. One of the most progressive producers in the country, Calski shifts gears seamlessly from smooth soul to rugged boom bap … Continue reading Calski – Eyes And Ears EP

Calski – Eyes And Ears EP Out Now

Eyes And Ears is MC/producer Calski’s second release through Look Up Records. It follows the debut album Love Drive Commission which scored a place as album of the week on triple j’s hip-hop show. The 5 track EP is a bold blend of social commentary and straight up flexing, addressing issue’s relevant to all Australians and some particular to the national Hip Hop community. “Calski won’t stop. He is sonically deep, lyrically honest and brutally disciplined. So act like you know and peep the production or check the discography in 15 years and ask yourself how you missed him.” DJ … Continue reading Calski – Eyes And Ears EP Out Now

Sinks – Backlash

2013 marks the debut long player from Melbourne emcee and producer Sinks with this crunching release titled Backlash. Guests on the album include Fatty Phew, Phil Gektor, Sparts, Dazed, Force, Mol One, Olsen, Pompei and Zee.  Production comes from Sinks as well as Ramzee, WIK, Dazed, Phil Gektor, Calski and Batsauce. A brand new clip has dropped coinciding with the release for the track Starts In The Mind. The video was filmed & edited By Jack Shelton courtesy of Finish With The Spinach Productions. You can check that out below. Live 2 Work was the first single to be released from Backlash and … Continue reading Sinks – Backlash

Calski – Love Drive Omissions [B-Sides]

Calski started writing loops on software and MCing in early 1998 before buying my first MPC 2000xl in 2004. Handling production for Impossible Odds, Rainman, Shawn Lov, Bingethinkers and more. Calski rocks the MPC at bboy jams and comps all over Brisbane, representing with Elements Collective. Calski won the 2010 Q Song Hip-Hop/ Urban Award for his production on Soul Of The Troubadour performed by Impossible Odds. Calski – Love Drive Omissions – B-Sides, are tracks that were cut from Calski’s debut album Love Drive Commission. Pay what you want for it, every little bit will go towards the next album. … Continue reading Calski – Love Drive Omissions [B-Sides]

Dialectrix Competition

Back to tear up the stage in 2012 is Sydney’s finest Dialectrix. Fresh off the release of his soul laden, technologically themed single New Generation, Dialectrix is hitting the road to showcase his heralded flow and uniquely kinetic live experience. Dialectrix is a veteran on the mic whose live show comprises high energy party anthems mixed with thoughtful social criticisms. The live wire word smith is hitting stages as part of his New Generation East coast tour. Dialectrix will be starting with hometown Sydney’s Annandale Hotel tonight with supporting performances by Ellesquire, Calski and Rainman with DJ sets by Ology. D-Trix will also visit Melbourne’s Laundry on Saturday May 5th, supported by local acts including Fluent … Continue reading Dialectrix Competition

Dialectrix – New Generation Tour

Back to tear up the stage in 2012 is Sydney’s finest Dialectrix. Fresh off the release of his soul laden, technologically themed single New Generation, Dialectrix is hitting the road to showcase his heralded flow and uniquely kinetic live experience. Dialectrix is a veteran on the mic whose live show comprises high energy party anthems mixed with thoughtful social criticisms. The live wire word smith is hitting stages as part of his New Generation East coast tour. Dialectrix will be starting with hometown Sydney’s Annandale Hotel on Friday, 27 April with supporting performances by Ellesquire, Calski and Rainman with DJ sets … Continue reading Dialectrix – New Generation Tour

Rainman Announces ‘Darlin’ & National Launch Dates

Mention Rainman amongst the initiated and the respect attributed to his name is palatable. Recognised nationally as one of Queensland’s finest, Rainman’s list of collaborations, support slots and guest appearances reads like a who’s who of local hip hop. Rainman is poised to drop his second album Bigger Pictures, in stores Friday 4 May through Obese Distribution. The album sees Sammsonite return for the lion’s share of the production but also features some of Australia’s finest beat – smiths including the APRA and AIR Award winning, ARIA nominated Count Bounce, DJ Bonez, Mangohig (Sietta), Chasm, Cam Bluff and Calski. Guest MCs … Continue reading Rainman Announces ‘Darlin’ & National Launch Dates

Calski – Love Drive Commission

Calski first started producing jams in 1998, and has since worked with the likes of Impossible Odds, Rainman, Shawn Lov, Binge Thinkers and more. It is not uncommon to find Calski rocking his MPC at b-boy jams and comps all over Brisbane, representing with Elements Collective. Set to release his debut production album entitled Love Drive Commission through Obese Distribution next month, Calski describes the album as ‘sonically diverse’ with tinges of West Coast smooth, Detroit inspired grit, and New York drums. The LP will feature spots from Dialectrix, Rainman, Tommy Illfigga, DJ Butcher, Rinse and DJ 2Buck among others. Love Drive … Continue reading Calski – Love Drive Commission

Rainman – Darlin’ feat. Calski

Billed as ‘a watershed in local hip hop’, Rainman (Ray Bourne) has attracted some hefty praise since releasing his debut album Fire in the Belly. Rainman has been hailed as ‘Queensland’s best kept secret’ with ‘an eloquence for song-writing rarely seen in hip hop’. Descriptions of Rainman’s music are consistently praiseworthy. Rainman has appeared as a feature artist on the triple j Hip Hop Show and in Stealth Magazine/CD. His music was selected for the Rhythm and Poetry DVD – a documentary detailing the evolution of local hip hop.  Rainman has toured Australia’s major cities and regularly performs locally in … Continue reading Rainman – Darlin’ feat. Calski