Clandestien Announce New Vinyl Box Set

Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. For Record Store Day 2018 Clandestien … Continue reading Clandestien Announce New Vinyl Box Set

Graphic Boom State

Since his teenage years, Graphic (of Perth based hip-hop group Clandestien) has developed a lyrical and poetic writing style filled with complex rhyme patterns and even more complicated subject matter. His life experiences, in particular several trips throughout Latin America, have helped to shape his perspective and feelings towards modern civilisation. His thoughts can only be describe as Raw Intelligence. Boom State refers not only to Western Australia and Queensland (the mining hotspots of Australia) but rather the state of mind the government, power brokers and the general public find themselves in during recent economic times. Australia has a proud … Continue reading Graphic Boom State

Realizm – Before You Seem Dead

re•al•ism/ˈrēəˌlizəm/

Noun:
1. The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly: “a new mood of realism”.

 Realizm is an obscure lyricist and producer from Adelaide, Australia. After his debut verse on the original critically acclaimed Battlehoggs Official Mixtape Volume 1, Realizm has been steady on both the live circuit and in the studio. Performing alongside long time collaborator K21, he has shared the stage with acts such as Jedi Mind Tricks, Celph Titled, Ill Bill (Non Phixion), Evidence (Dilated Peoples), Brad Strut, Funkoars and more. Studio wise, the past 4 years have … Continue reading Realizm – Before You Seem Dead

Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

It’s the return of the chosen ones. Perth’s undisputed Overlords of hardcore; Clandestien, from the mighty Syllabolix Crew, are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic and Mortar have ventured out from the Citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back. And this time they’ve bought the whole armoury. Unlike the groups previous releases such as Dynasty 2004 and Chasms of the Citadel 2007, where production was handled predominately by Mortar, here the sonic weaponry has been deployed by a variety of arms dealers. Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods provides a guitar heavy … Continue reading Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

Clandestien – Weapons Grade

It’s the return of the chosen ones, Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back, and this time they’ve bought the whole armory. An armory full of weaponry in the form of hip hop at its most razor-sharp. Weapons Grade, the groups forth release, sees the cohort combine their venomous lyrical prowess teamed with a gang of the countries standout bomb manufacturers to conjure up … Continue reading Clandestien – Weapons Grade

Hunter: The Documentary (Teaser)

Robert Hunter was once know as the hard man of the local hip hop scene. Like rock stars in the past, hard drinking and drug taking went hand in hand with the music, and nobody went harder than Huntz. When Hunter was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2009, the last thing he expected was the huge outpouring of respect and support from the music scene he helped to build. Fans and big name artists alike rallied for the fundraising campaign Heat for Huntz, raising thousands of dollars for Hunter and his four year old son Marley. Now aged 35 and … Continue reading Hunter: The Documentary (Teaser)

Hunter & Mortar – Fear and Loathing (Out Today)

Two of Perths veteran MC’s from the mighty Syllabolix Crew combine to deliver probably the most outstanding foray into rap music in recent history. Never have two artists battled against such overwhelming odds and risen above all expectation, low as they may be, to shine like two beacons of hope in a world full of disappointment and blandness passed off as original music. They are to be held in the greatest of esteems and heralded as the second coming of rap. Ressurected Messianic figures who bring joy to the masses, wisdom to the unenlightened, hope to the hopless and on … Continue reading Hunter & Mortar – Fear and Loathing (Out Today)

Hunter: The Documentary (Preview) + New track from ‘Fear & Loathing’ (May 6)

Robert Hunter was once know as the hard man of the local hip hop scene. Like rock stars in the past, hard drinking and drug taking went hand in hand with the music, and nobody went harder than Huntz. When Hunter was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2009, the last thing he expected was the huge outpouring of respect and support from the music scene he helped to build. Fans and big name artists alike rallied for the fundraising campaign Heat for Huntz, raising thousands of dollars for Hunter and his four year old son Marley.  Now aged 35 and … Continue reading Hunter: The Documentary (Preview) + New track from ‘Fear & Loathing’ (May 6)

Hunter and Crew at L!ve.

18+ Event. Entry is $15. Raffle at the door, prize = 5 free drinks & 2 free entries To The 100% Aus Beef Emcee Battles. Come down to L!VE on Light Square, November 6 for a huge night of raw aussie hip-hop. Hunter (SBX Crew) drops in all the way down from Perth, supported by After Hours (Certified Wise), K21 feat. Koolta & DJ Pt, Chase,  Lariken and Train. If you don’t know already, here is a bit of a bio on each artist. Hunter – Myspace / Facebook Hunter, born in Yokine, emerged as one of Perth’s most venomous … Continue reading Hunter and Crew at L!ve.

BRAD STRUT – EP & LP

Fallout Shelter is the new EP from Melbourne-bred, North London-based Brad Strut. In a radical departure from his acclaimed 2007 sophomore Legend: Official, the core member of Australia’s Lyrical Commission has crafted a stunning narrative that runs through six hard hitting tracks by Beat Butcha . Brad Strut has kindly given out a lyrics booklet for the tracks off Fallout Shelter EP. You can grab a copy over here, be sure to print yours out. The lyrics booklet is a cool little addition to this release and we’d like to see more of it. We then have the Rejuvination LP. … Continue reading BRAD STRUT – EP & LP