Broken Tooth 2011 Wrap Up

At BTE, 2011 has been the year of Ciecmate. With all of our artists being quite vigilant on the local show front, Ciecmate has risen above and beyond releasing both his debut full length solo album, Game Over, and a production album, Chess Sounds Vol. 1 highlighting local and international guests over his signature sounds. Following on from the success of the two albums, Ciecmate toured the full country with the Funkoars in support of their new high energy album, The Quickening. Joining the tour with Ciecmate, and also officially joining the BTE fold was $2 Scratchies star, 2 x … Continue reading Broken Tooth 2011 Wrap Up

Brad Strut Interview: UK, Unfuckwithable, & Unkut Recordings

In 2001 Brad Strut released his debut long player The Authentic LP, an album which marked a turning point in local hip hop. allaussie hip hop catch up with Australian legend Brad Strut as he returns home from the UK. Not only does Strut talk about his upcoming release, we also delve head first with Strut into the other projects he has been working on include Ciecmate’s – Chess Sounds Vol. 1. aahh: After spending a few years over in the UK you’re back in Australia. How did you find the time spent in the UK and are you happy to … Continue reading Brad Strut Interview: UK, Unfuckwithable, & Unkut Recordings

Ciecmate Presents: Chess Sounds Vol.1 Exclusive Leak Brad Strut – I Need Change

For every Ciecmate beat that’s made it out into the world, there have been scores of others laying in wait, lurking, watching for the right MC. With Chess Sounds Vol.1, Ciecmate has brought his cunning creations out into the light, pairing them with the craftiest slew of MCs you could hope to assemble. Named after his recently opened production house and recording studio, Chess Sounds features local artists such as the legend Brad Strut, label-mate and fellow Broken Tooth visionary Newsense, Koolism’s Hau, host of the triple j Hip Hop Show, Westline Boomtown murkers Kings Konekted, the irrepressible Trials of … Continue reading Ciecmate Presents: Chess Sounds Vol.1 Exclusive Leak Brad Strut – I Need Change