Anthony Devine Presents: Contest Us The Album

Anthony Devine, son of Melbourne jazz musician Gary Devine, was almost inevitably set to pursue a career in music. Having taken up piano at the age of eight and studying primarily under Andy Cowan, he progressed to studying bass guitar at age twelve with notable figures such as Dan West, Wylie J. Miller, Tim Pryde, and Drew Deadman. Now, having worked for some years across a diverse range of musical styles including Hip-Hop, Reggae, Metal, Funk, Jazz, and Afrobeat, he has honed his skills as a progressive musician and had the privilege of playing with prominent artists such as King … Continue reading Anthony Devine Presents: Contest Us The Album

Delta Pyramid Schemes Album Sampler feat. DJ Staen 1

Delta is a living hip hop legend. Known globally for his razor-sharp rhymes, allegiance to hip hop culture and perfectionism, Delta has been honing his craft for over 20 years. On the 14th of February 2014 Delta will be releasing his third album Pyramid Schemes, five years after sophomore album The Second Story was released. Demonstrative of his formidable creative flair, Pyramid Schemes is an opus to behold for any hip hop enthusiast. For listeners less familiar with the genre, Delta epitomises what hip hop is about; intelligent lyricism, selection and structure of quality beats, and honouring the genre in its … Continue reading Delta Pyramid Schemes Album Sampler feat. DJ Staen 1

Eloquor – From The Oceans Of Karana

One of the most catalytic hip hop releases to date comes in the form of Eloquor’s third LP From the Oceans of Karana. Following on from the release of his 2011 EP, Eloquor continues to explore his fascination with the human condition. From the Oceans of Karana is a spiritual encounter, which explores both the fundamentals and intricacies of life. The album is divided into three parts; Creation, Preservation, and Destruction. Each part is proceeded ceremoniously by a foreword from Ramesh, a Hindu mystic. The concept behind Eloquor’s themes is inspired by the three Hindu gods Brahma (the Creator), Vishnu (the … Continue reading Eloquor – From The Oceans Of Karana

Candice Monique – FREE ME: The Mixtape

Originally from Adelaide, South Australia – Candice Monique is a talented & unique singer/rapper/poet whose individual vocal and lyrical style draws comparisons to Neneh Cherry, Me’shell Ndegeocello, Lauren Hill and Erykah Badu. It is this distinctive style along with her stage presence & artistic depth which makes her one of Australia’s most exciting & original new artists. After being discovered by Professor Griff (Public Enemy), Candice was flown to Atlanta, Georgia to record her first demo CD produced by Griff himself. There she worked with Atlanta’s Jason Orr (The FunkJazz Kafe) in 2003 and later returned to to the US in … Continue reading Candice Monique – FREE ME: The Mixtape

Obese TV – Episode 2

The second full length episode of Obese TV is here, the ‘summer edition’. Obese TV aims to feature dope new segments such as ‘New Releases’, ‘Classics’, ‘Obese Retail’, ‘Spotlight’, ‘Backstage Pass’ and more. Each episode of Obese TV will be hosted by a different member of the scene. In Episode 2 of Obese TV, we see highlights from Hopsin’s recent in-store appearance at Obese Records. In ‘New Releases’ we hear from the Broken Tooth Entertainment crew including Tornts, Fraksha and Ciecmate. The ‘Spotlight’ this time around, is placed firmly on the massively talented Candice Monique.  If that wasn’t enough already, Frank from Obese Records retail store talks about vinyl records and what they … Continue reading Obese TV – Episode 2