Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 3

Mixed By DJ Backlash Fun Not Fame III mixtape, is an unregulated assault of hip-hop knocking out ear canals like a Tyson left hook, cocked and loaded by the Velvet Couch commission. This is the third wave of yet another arsenal of dope weaponry made locally, mixed by DJ Backlash and mastered and produced at Clockwork Studios by Sneaky-T and Pleura (Fundamental Elements) who cut and prepared a sharpened cache of only the realest of independent hip-hop. MCs involved in the operation represent a strong contingent of Australia’s independent and unmerciful collective withinternational allies in Sean Strange (U.S.) and with … Continue reading Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 3

Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 3

As the new year slowly kicks in, it is time once again for VC Clothing and Clockwork Records to bring you another instalment of the Fun Not Fame Mixtape – the 3rd volume to be precise! After the first 2 installments of the series heavily featured VC and Clockwork affiliated artists, they are now sharing the love and opening the 3rd volume up to the public to submit their own tracks, with 5 winners to be chosen to feature on the mixtape, along with some of the dopest MC’s from around Australia. Past releases have already featured heavyweights in the scene … Continue reading Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 3

Watch: Fundamental Elements Independence

Clockwork Records are proud to announce the release of Fundamental Elements’ second film clip for the single Independence, taken from their 2013 EP The Homecoming – available now as free download.   The clip, filmed in & around FE’s home town of Brisbane, pays homage to the hip-hop culture and also features a huge range of rare & classic local hip-hop vinyl. This track is dedicated to all the independent artists, labels & crews doing their thing & of course all the hip hop heads & fans out there – this is for you!     Film Clip by Mindkill. Directed by Azzamate. Produced … Continue reading Watch: Fundamental Elements Independence

Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 2

Brisbane’s Clockwork Records & Velvet Couch Clothing are proud to release the Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol 2 featuring a massive lineup of local and international artists. The mixtape is released nationally via free download from VC Clothing.  The huge lineup consists of local artists such as Tommy Illfigga, Dwizofoz, Rainman, Kel Timmons & Yuni Huzami, Fundamental Elements, Kryptamistik, Def Man Walking, Dunn D & many more, as well as US underground heavyweight Diabolic. VC Clothing  || Clockwork Records  ||  CR Twitter Continue reading Fun Not Fame Mixtape Vol. 2

Fundamental Elements – The Homecoming

With a vision to produce classic boom bap rap music, MC’s Species & Pleura bring a grounded sound back to a scene that has somewhat lost focus at times. Shaping their honest & direct lyrics to focus on personal life, politics & hip hop culture into modern day classic rap tracks, Fundamental Elements manage to seamlessly capture the hype of their party vibe & energetic live show in the studio.  Along with the help of seasoned DJ Johnny Love, a recent new addition to the crew at all live shows. Clockwork Records are proud to bring you the first film clip … Continue reading Fundamental Elements – The Homecoming

Tricksta – The War’s Awaiting EP

Hailing out of Brisbane the dynamic and energetic MC Tricksta, is proud to announce the release of his debut E.P. The War’s Awaiting. Packed with funky instrumentals to get even the most placid of heads nodding, The War’s Awaiting delivers punches with Tricksta’s uncanny sense of humor, combined with his trademark no bullshit attitude. The War’s Awaiting encapsulates Tricksta’s ability to deliver raw truth whilst entertaining the listener through a his unique views and rare insight all wrapped up with its brutal honesty, edgy punches and sharp cuts provided by DJ Oldmate and Darth Fader. Inspired by the likes of Lazy … Continue reading Tricksta – The War’s Awaiting EP