M-Phazes is one of Australia’s most accomplished hip-hop producers, having worked with an impressive array of artists from home and abroad. One of his most applauded efforts so far is his showcase record Good Gracious. New Era was lucky to collaborate with Mark Landon aka M-Phazes on a cap that gives a nod to this iconic Australian album. This cap was designed by Sydney based label Ones Clothing and will be hitting selected retailers mid December 2012. This is the first in a four part collaboration series celebrating some of our favourite music producers You can cop the hat at … Continue reading M-Phazes x Ones Clothing
Adelaide’s K21 introduces Never, the second film to be released from his debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The track Never also features the chilled sounds of Joy Sparkes. The film clip was shot by helloREVOLUTIONco. Single Minded Civilian features a host of Australia’s finest emcees including Trials, Vents, Sesta, Brad Strut with production from Sesta, Trials, Vampts and K21 himself. Cuts are from DJ’s Snair, adfu and PT. Never is produced by K21, scratches by DJ PT, video by helloREVOLUTIONco. Shot by Matthew Thorne and James Millard. Directed & edited by Matthew Thorne. Single Minded Civilian‘ out now. K21 Official || Twitter || Purchase || … Continue reading K21 – Never feat. Joy Sparkes
Adelaide’s K21 introduces his highly anticipated debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The title track Won’t Stop produced by Mdusu has been well received amongst the hoards and is still available as a free download from K21′s website. The release of the single also coincided with the release of the official film clip by Capital Waste. Single Minded Civilian features a host of Australia’s finest emcees including Trials, Vents, Sesta, Brad Strut and more, also production from Sesta, Trials, Vampts and K21, plus you will also be treated to a host of murderous cuts from DJ’s Snair, adfu and PT. On Saturday May 19, K21 will launch his album Single Minded Civilian at the Rocket Bar feat. Claz … Continue reading K21 – Single Minded Civilian Out Now!
Australian hip hop pioneer Bias B has announced his retirement after an extremely influential solo career. His last show in Melbourne at The Corner Hotel was true testament to his genre-defining reign as one of local hip hop’s original kings. The venue packed out with representatives from all corners of the industry showing their support. Here’s what fellow industry innovators Reason, Ciecmate and Pegz have to say about the legendary Melbourne emcee; “Being the first Melbourne based emcee I had ever heard, I’ve always drawn inspiration from Bias B. I have the esteemed honour of calling him a true friend, an honour I cherish. As an artist … Continue reading Bias B – Biaslife: Beginnings, Beats & Blessings Interview
It’s The Joint will be the biggest hip hop party Adelaide has seen this year and everyones invited to come party down at the Adelaide UniBar. With a lineup like this, you are guaranteed the best night of 2010. Adroit Effusive w/ DJ Snair Pagen Elypsis Headstrong Company Realizm DJ Sanchez DJ Despair And very special guests who will both be rocking full sets… Evidence (of Dilated Peoples) Total Eclipse (of X-Ecutioners) Oh and not to mention with the good people at Coopers sponsoring the event as part of Coopers Alive 2010….. you know there will be great drink specials. … Continue reading Coopers Alive 2010 – It’s The Joint! [ADL]
Pagen Elypsis will be launching their debut album One Way Ticket on October 9th in Adelaide at Fowlers Live, North Terrace (opposite the skate park). Special guests Crate Creeps and Dialect & Despair will be performing on the night…bam…plus an underage emcee comp. (This is an all ages show!) Line up: Pagen Elypsis Crate Creeps (QLD) Dialect and Despair Hosted by Simplex of Terra Firma Tickets $20 Licensed ALL AGES. Pre-sale tickets are now available from selected stores. Tickets available from Clinic116, Da Klinic, Cold Krush and through DON. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Doors open at 7.30pm. Visit Pagen Elypsis on Facebook … Continue reading Pagen Elypsis – EXCLUSIVE Free Tracks + MC Comp Winners
Pagen Elypsis – One Way Ticket will be available on itunes & the following stores nationwide: SA – Clinic116 – Wax Department – Krypton Discs – Da Klinic – Blackwood Sound – Cold Krush – Leading Edge Rundle Mall – Real Store – Leading Edge Munna Parra NSW – Nurcha Records – Villain WA – Butchershop – Blue62 QLD – Butter Beats Fortitude Valley – Butter Beats Gold Coast – Butter Beats Broadway on the Mall VIC Obese Records Pagen Elypsis Online JJJ Myspace Facebook Bookings/Management Continue reading Pagen Elypsis – One Way Ticket: Release Details
At the stage where Australian hip hop is reaching a broader audience than ever before, Visions (MC), Kahs (MC), Cheech (MC/Producer), Omega Beats (MC/Producer) and davidL (DJ) have formed Headstrong Company to spread their collective message of truth, belief and how to make every minute count. If you like rapid fire flows, intricate wordplay, thumping beats and tech scratching all combined to send a message with a meaning, look no further than Headstrong Company’s self titled 14 track debut. 2Biz had this to say about Headstrong Company’s latest offering: “The The last five years have been spent perfecting this masterpiece … Continue reading Headstrong Company – Out Now