Smart Mouths Connect Last week, a brand new track was thrown up on the DFTC Records website, featuring two dope emcees in Force and Aussie Ozborn (Def Men Walking). The track titled Marked For Def, is produced by High Flyer with cuts from DJ Johnny Love (Def Men Walking). The cover for Marked For Def, is a clever throw back to videos games from the early 80’s and also comes in an animated gif version, which is quite dope. We would have liked to have seen one of the boxes throw a virtual punch, maybe that’ll be on the next cover. We are … Continue reading Force & Aussie Ozborn – Marked For Def
New video & track from Sinks (DFTC) and Oath’s upcoming project. This is the first clip and track lifted from an upcoming collaborative project between these two killer artists. The new track titled Strong, was produced by Oath for Little Wonder Productions and mixed by Phil Geko of Crate Cartel. The clip was filmed by Kimberley Fox, edited and produced by Sinks & Carl Allison. There are lots of changes going on over at DFTC, including a new direction that the group are taking. Stay tuned for more information. DFTC || Sinks || Oath Continue reading Sinks & Oath Strong
Tape Death is a beats collective making tunes in the style of Hip-Hop, Dub-Step, Glitch-Hop, Wonky and more. DFTC Records are a Melbourne based Hip-Hop label consisting of Force, Sparts, Dazed, Sinks and Mol One, taking it back to how things should be done. With the combination of the two collectives comes a new remix album DFTC x Tape Death. Featuring 14 banging tracks the album will be dropping April 29 through dftc.com.au. The release will be available in both digital and hard copy format. Tracklist: 1. 1, 2, 3 (MD Remix) 2. We Go Back (Ilz Remix) 3. No … Continue reading DFTC x Tape Death
Continuing on from 2011’s successful DFTC Records releases, Sparts delivers the first offering from the crew for 2012 in the form of the free Jackabeat mixtape. The release contains a varied collection of consistently dope, new and old beats which provide Sparts with a canvas to lace his acerbic verses over. Jaded by the world and what rap has become, Sparts shows there’s still room for meaningful, hard hitting rhymes, as long there’s fire in the belly. Featuring 17 tracks including, Drive and Left For Dead, guest verses from DFTC crew members Force, Dazed, Mol One and Sinks, and mixed by … Continue reading Sparts – Jackabeat
Melbourne producer Dazed’s reworking of French artist Kavinsky’s ‘Nightcall’ provides a dark, atmospheric soundscape for emcee, Sparts to deliver two verses of cynical vitriol over. The single is now available for free download now. A short tale of disillusion and anxiety with the pace of a hard boiled, heist thriller, Drive is the first track from Sparts’ upcoming free mixtape, Jackabeat, from Down For The Count Records. “Life moves fast, so you better move faster.” Sparts – Jackabeat Mixtape Coming soon. Twitter || Bandcamp || DFTC Records Continue reading Sparts – Drive
There have been a few must have 7″ poppin’ off this year and here’s another to add to the collection. Melbourne Emcee & Producer Dazed, recently dropped a cracker titled Rest In Syn. This limited release, collectors edition vinyl features two deadly tracks from Sydney based artists with his Dazed’s own inimitable production. Rest in Syn is a record that explores this great big, unknowable, inexpressible ride we’re on – and looking back with gratitude to the past and sheer amazement at where our travels have taken us. This theme takes us to the opening track of Side A, No Regrets … Continue reading Review: Dazed – Rest In Syn 7″
It’s rare for the scene to be blessed with the release of a 7” in these often cynical times. Making music is an expensive habit, and there are a lot of broke artists languishing out there with stillborn plans. Melbourne based producer/MC Dazed has said fuck all that and gone ahead with a limited release, collectors edition vinyl featuring two tracks from Sydney based artists and his own inimitable production. Rest in Syn is a record by a man who still values the memories of flipping through magazines and freaking out on seeing new track produced by a favourite artist; as Dazed puts it, “it’s all … Continue reading Dazed – Rest In Syn 7″ (Out Sept. 30)
It’s rare for the scene to be blessed with the release of a 7” in these often cynical times. Making music is an expensive habit, and there are a lot of broke artists languishing out there with stillborn plans. Melbourne based producer/MC Dazed has said fuck all that and gone ahead with a limited release, collectors edition vinyl featuring two tracks from Sydney based artists and his own inimitable production. Rest in Syn is a record by a man who still values the memories of flipping through magazines and freaking out on seeing new track produced by a favourite artist; … Continue reading Dazed – Rest In Syn 7″ featuring Rinse and Grand Arkiteks.