Obese Records Block Party Rewards Interstaters!

With the excitement of this year’s 10th Anniversary Block Party still fresh, we are happy to announce that all of those making the trek down to Melbourne from around the country will be rewarded for their efforts. If you are travelling to Melbourne for the show, be sure to stop by the Obese Records Retail Store in Prahran with your boarding pass/itinerary, photo ID and Block Party ticket to score yourself a limited Block Party pack* that includes rare posters, stickers and other promotional material from Obese Records and Ironlak. *packs are limited and will be available from Thursday 7th … Continue reading Obese Records Block Party Rewards Interstaters!

Chasm – Vida Sunshyne shows

Chasm & Vida Sunshyne will be touring throughout Australia in July and July supporting The Beautiful Girls on their national tour. They will also be performing at the Winter Magic Festival in Katoomba and supporting Muph & Plutonic at the Hi-Fi Bar in Melbourne. Fri 4th June Supporting The Beautiful Girls @ Tivoli, Brisbane Sat 5th June Supporting The Beautiful Girls @ Tivoli, Brisbane Fri 11th June Supporting Muph & Plutonic @ Hi-Fi Bar, Melbourne Sat 19th June Winter Magic Festival @ Baroque, Katoomba Fri 25th June Supporting The Beautiful Girls @ The Palace, Melbourne Sat 10th July Supporting The … Continue reading Chasm – Vida Sunshyne shows

Muph & Plutonic Headline HiFi Birthday Bash

Iconic live music venue The HiFi are celebrating their birthday in June and have lined up Muph & Plutonic to headline shows at both their Melbourne and Brisbane locations. After touring the nation as part of this year’s Groovin’ The Moo festival, Muph & Plutonic will hit the HiFi June 11th in Melbourne before heading to Brisbane June 12th. Labelmates Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne will feature at the Melbourne show while Jess Harlen will perform at both dates. The Optimen and Rainman will feature in Brisbane with more to be announced shortly for Melbourne. Tickets for both shows are on sale … Continue reading Muph & Plutonic Headline HiFi Birthday Bash

Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Richard Kingsmill from Triple J will countdown the Top 10 albums of the year voted by you on the final ever ‘2009’ on December 13. He will also be going through his Top 10 album list and maybe contacting you to talk about the albums you’ve loved from this year. To vote all you have to do is submit you selection online via the website below. To make it easier for everyone out there we have narrowed the list down to as many  ‘aussie hip hop’  releases only. Please note Chasm and Vida Sunshyne’s release Move is incorrectly labeled as … Continue reading Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Spit Syndicate, The Tongue, Chasm & Vida Concert

Three of NSW premier acts are teaming up to see 2009 off with a massive night of aussie hip-hop and reggae-infused jams. On Friday  December 18 @ the Oxford Art Factory,  Spit Syndicate, The Tongue and Chasm & Vida Sunshyne hit the stage for what is sure to be one of the biggest nights on the local music calendar. After bursting onto the aussie hip hop scene last year with an ARIA-nominated album and two national tours, Sydney wonderkids Spit Syndicate have been relatively quiet in 2009 as they prepare their sophomore record. They are breaking their 12-month hiatus with … Continue reading Spit Syndicate, The Tongue, Chasm & Vida Concert

Dust Tones 4th Birthday

Dust Tones is a weekly party mashing it up in true hip hop spirit. Every Friday at the Beach Rd Hotel, Bondi from 8pm to 12am, come check out the best international and local talent for FREE. Since November 2005 Dust Tones has been bringing you everything from beats, breaks, dancehall, global, funk, dub, hip hop, and reggae on a now weekly basis. This week Dust Tones celebrates it’s 4th Birthday with Thundamentals, Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne, Noodles + Noel Boogie, DJ Ability + Mike Who and Bentley hitting the stage with true aussie hip hop flavour. Come down and help … Continue reading Dust Tones 4th Birthday

Chasm + Vida Sunshyne ‘Move’ Album Launch

He is Chasm, Sydney-based producer-extraordinaire she is Melbourne-by-way-of-Ghana’s Vida-Sunshyne. Together they are an electric collaboration of musical talent; one half behind the boards, creating the template for a limitless sonic foundation. The other, centre stage; creating the connection between performer and listener. Come celebrate the launch of their album Move which traverses the global spectrum of Soul, Reggae and Hip Hop raising the bar for Australian music. Featuring Ozi Batla, Damajah, DJ‘s El Squire, Prince Valium & Sir Robbo Hosted by Kween G (KillaQueenz) The Details: Friday November 27 @ Melt 12 Kellett Street 10pm until the break of dawn, … Continue reading Chasm + Vida Sunshyne ‘Move’ Album Launch

Block Party Tour 2009 – Full Lineups

The final lineup for the 2009 Obese Records Block Party has been revealed. Along with headliners Drapht, Muph & Plutonic, and the newly formed Gully Platoon, the tour will feature Illy (on all dates), Thundamentals (on most) and a rotating schedule of artists including Hyjak N Torcha, Spit Syndicate, Coalition Crew, Skryptcha, Bias B, and Reason alongside one-off performances from Urthboy, Horrorshow, Hunter, Rainman, Cross Bred Mongrels, Beats Working and many more. The tour’s homecoming in Melbourne will feature an extensive 10-artist extravaganza to cap off the run before heading off for its curtain call in Hobart. The tour kicks … Continue reading Block Party Tour 2009 – Full Lineups