Kogz Leaving feat. Kathleen McCormack

Leaving lends real weight to the album’s narrative, harnessed around a sinister beat courtesy of Mat Rafle We revisit the latest album from Western Australian emcee Kogz. Leaving is a serious track which finds Kogz telling dark stories of a personal woe accompanied by the serene vocals of Kathleen McCormack who finds the calm between an exchange of brunt verses. While he knows very well to let the wax talk, it’s become Kogz’ style to etch his raps all through a beat carving his name deep into the local hip hop scene. The Perth emcee first came to note after entering … Continue reading Kogz Leaving feat. Kathleen McCormack

360 X Infinite X Royskopp Monument

360 has been getting busy in the studio lately in preparation for his upcoming Retopia Tour. Late Friday afternoon he dropped a mixtape track out of the blue on Soundcloud, the track features Infinite and is lifted from the upcoming 360 mixtape Over The Moon. Don’t Miss 360 on The Retopia National Tour with special guest Coin Banks and LEVA, featuring Mistress of Ceremony, KALE, Lee Monro x Ello C and Creed Birch. Tickets on sale now. Click the banner below for more information on the tour and to purchase tickets. Continue reading 360 X Infinite X Royskopp Monument

360 The Retopia Tour April/May 2015

Acclaimed Australian rapper 360 is thrilled to announce new touring dates for the rebranded national Retopia Tour this April and May. Hitting some of the best regional towns in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia across 6 huge weeks, the re-scheduled dates will see 360’s tour expand from 16 to a whopping 24 dates, including very special intimate shows in capital cities along the way. 360 is excited to confirm that all local tour supports previously booked for regional dates are back for the ride. Rising Perth star COIN BANKS and Melbourne’s LEVA are main supports for the … Continue reading 360 The Retopia Tour April/May 2015

360 Announces Local Supports For The Utopia Regional Tour And Forthcoming Brisbane Show

360 is proud to announce he has hand-selected supports in each state for the massive 4-week, 16-date Utopia Regional Tour this January, and forthcoming show at the Eaton’s Hill Hotel in Brisbane. Rising Perth star Coin Banks and Melbourne’s LEVA will be joining 360 as main supports on all dates on the Utopia Regional Tour, with Lane Harry x Ike Campbell in Queensland, also 360’s only support for his forthcoming date at the Eaton’s Hill Hotel in Brisbane this month, KALE for all Northern NSW shows, Lee Monro x Ello C in Wollongong, Mistress of Ceremony in Victoria, and Creed … Continue reading 360 Announces Local Supports For The Utopia Regional Tour And Forthcoming Brisbane Show

Marksman Llyod Rewrite The Ending

‘Rewrite the Ending’ is the new single and title track off the latest EP from Perth’s rising star, Marksman Lloyd. The successful launch of the EP just this September, saw the release crack into the top 20 iTunes hip hop charts while accompanied by a national tour. ‘Rewrite the Ending’ sees Marksman adding a head nodding, summer banger to his already energetic repertoire, with stellar production from Creed Birch and mind bending cuts from Rob Shaker, the single sets itself apart from the type of hip hop emerging from Australia at present. It follows hot on the heels of Marksman’s … Continue reading Marksman Llyod Rewrite The Ending

Kogz Had Enough feat. Sever & Rob Shaker

Kogz, one of Perth’s younger emcee’s to emerge recently, has been working on his debut project for the good part of a year now. After entering a competition for ‘up and coming’ rappers organised by SBX member Mr. Grevis, Kogz won a weeks worth of studio time with Rob Shaker. The opportunity allowed Kogz to adapt his idea for a project from mixtape to full LP. Supporting Grevis a couple of times, the young emcee caught the attention of a few local stalwarts of the Perth scene. Guest verses and collaborators on the album include Mr. Grevis, Bitter Belief, Complete, … Continue reading Kogz Had Enough feat. Sever & Rob Shaker

Omac Inside My Insomnia

Omac has wasted no time since entering the local scene in Perth, releasing numerous mixtapes and free music online, aswell as performing at dozens of memorable shows over the last few years, including opening up for International hip hop acts such as Jeru the Damaja, Naughty By Nature, Obie Trice, Hopsin and Masta Ace. The Psych Ward crew member has twice toured nationally supporting MC Kerser, and is now preparing for his own national tour for the 2nd part of 2014 to showcase The Omaculate’s debut album Inside My Insomnia! The 16 track album was produced by Rob Shaker and is blessed … Continue reading Omac Inside My Insomnia

Fitzy Long Time Coming EP

The Long Time Coming EP is the first official EP from Melbourne based hip/hop artist Fitzy. Fitzy is an up and coming Hip Hop artist whose out to pay music back by sharing his gift.  Having first listened to hip hop as a frustrated teenager looking for an outlet to escape family life he formed a bond with music so strong it would eventually evolve into what we see today. Fitzy joined the Military in 2008 providing him the opportunity to visit parts of Australia and the world, writing down his experiences where possible. Over the next five years Fitzy continued writing … Continue reading Fitzy Long Time Coming EP

Marksman Lloyd – Lions On The Beach

Lions On The Beach is the second release from Marksman Lloyd for 2012. It comes after the highly acclaimed debut project The Bridges In Spain released earlier in the year. Featuring guest appearances from Whisky Winter, Sophie Hopes and Caitlin Lloyd as well as stellar production from Creed Birch and ASAP it’s some of the finest work to date. Lions On The Beach is available now as a name your price download. You can pick it up here. Lions On The Beach was recorded and mixed by Lewis Ryan at Real2Reel studios Perth and mastered by James Newhouse at Real2Reel studios … Continue reading Marksman Lloyd – Lions On The Beach

Bitter Belief – The Gallery (Out Now!)

Perth native Bitter Belief (Syllabolix) drops his sophomore album The Gallery through Obese Records Distribution today! The LP features the likes of The Tongue, Purpose, Briggs, Hau, Creed Birch, Mr Grevis and more. With producer Creed Birch handling most of the album’s production, the two have been working together for years developing their sound. Production credits also include M-Phazes, Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker, who also handled cuts, mixing and mastering. You can purchase The Gallery here. Bandcamp  ||  Twitter  ||  Facebook  ||  Purchase Continue reading Bitter Belief – The Gallery (Out Now!)

Bitter Belief – The Circus

SBX crew member Bitter Belief first started writing poems at the young age of 13. In time with his love for writing combined with his love for hip hop it evolved from poems to rhymes. Recording over downloaded instrumentals with very basic cheap equipment Bitter B put his head down and got to work recording at least a track a day for the next few years to come. At the age of 17 he was signed to an independant label but left two years later to continue his journey alone. After leaving the label Bitter put out a series of mixtapes … Continue reading Bitter Belief – The Circus

Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

After a short absence from touring, he’s back on the road, we’ve got the Downsyde and SBX general himself headlining the upcoming show with his solo project Optamus, backing him up is Obese Records latest distro signee launching his debut album The Sampler – Mr Grevis!!! No stranger to Adelaide after extensive touring with Drapht, is Bitter Belief, he’ll be dropping tracks off his last mixtape The Tourguide and also drop some sneak peaks from the up coming album The Gallery, which is set to do some big things. Holding down the decks for nearly everybody on this night, is … Continue reading Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

Kings Gambit – The Gambit EP

Kings Gambit is an independent MC hailing from Melbourne, having just released The Gambit EP. Featuring 6 raw tracks with production from Creed Birch, Eddy Extract, Dazastah, Chris Labs & Normalz, this ‘name your price‘ digital album is well worth the pick up. Stoned Cutters handle the all the cuts on the EP, with additional guitar by Eden Telea and James Gray (One Of A Million). Hard copies of the EP are available, you can pick up one of those where payment is for shipping costs only. You can grab one of those form the Kings Gambit Bandcamp page here. Kings Gambit  || … Continue reading Kings Gambit – The Gambit EP

Mr Grevis – Drift Away feat. Jess Harlen

It’s been a long road leading to the release of a debut album for Garry McPhee – or Mr. Grevis, as you most likely know him. The MC has been freestyling since 16 purely for the love of it, but up until recently chose not to release any of the verses he has been spitting. The change of heart seems to have been a good one. His first track The Youth skyrocketed to the top of the triple j Unearthed chart where it continued to take the number one spot for several weeks. (Tunes So High and Sunday Struggle also featured.) The … Continue reading Mr Grevis – Drift Away feat. Jess Harlen