Get On Up is a new initiative that will be travelling around Australia hosting all-ages concerts & workshops. An all ages fundraising concert has been announced on Saturday 14th December 2013 at Expressive Grounds in Palm Beach, featuring inspiring hip hop artists MC Wheels (Sunshine Coast), Stik n Move (Canberra) plus local Gold Coast emcees Christian James (aka Boi Blue), Baden Knight and more. The event will include 2 stages (live performance stage + DJ stage), a photo booth with sessions for all artists. Refreshments, sausage sizzle and snacks will be available on the day. Money raised on the day … Continue reading Get On Up Announces All Ages Hip Hop concert on the Gold Coast
As you know, Koolism are hitting the road, spreading the gospel of their new album, The Umu. This Thursday (Dec 9th) will see Koolism doing the do for the Sydney (and surrounding areas) crew. If that includes you, we hope to see you there. Details are as follows: Koolism “The ‘Umu” Album Launch Thursday, 9th December Melt Bar 12 Kellett St Kings Cross Sydney You can buy tickets through Moshtix, or on the door. Remember, bring your dancing shoes, but leave your guns and colours at home! Hau from Koolism just recorded their new mail out in Audio form. Great … Continue reading Koolism – The Umu Album Launch + Audio Update
Koolism are considered to be one of Australia’s first ever hip hop groups. They formed in 1992, and consist of world-class DJ Danielsan, and equally as impressive emcee Hau. They were the first Hip Hop outfit in Australia to win an ARIA award for their album Part 3 – Random Thoughts in 2004. The Umu is dedicated to the essence of original and classic hip hop. What does the album’s name mean you ask? As Hau puts it: “‘Umu is a Tongan word for an underground oven. It’s a long and tiring process in which to prepare and to cook … Continue reading Koolism – The Umu (Sept. 3)
Koolism has started their journey back into the game and in this video you get to play fly on the wall and watch Hau laying down the first verse to Koolism’s new single, Can’t Stand It. Ignorant crew duck down! Canberra’s finest, Koolism, are back! The mighty combination of emcee Hau Latukefu and DJ Danielsan Ichiban return more vitriolic, more pissed off, than ever. On Can’t Stand It, Hau takes fire at the Australian government’s policy of refugee detaining, the seeming hypocracy of lambasting Pauline Hanson but cheering for her on Dancing With The Stars and the general air of … Continue reading Koolism – Behind The Scenes IX (Can’t Stand It)
Koolism have just leaked their brand new single Can’t Stand It. The track is making waves at the moment and has made a few ears twitch and a lot of heads turning.DJ Danielsan as always provides the backdrop to this up-tempo track, while Plutonic Lab chips in with the drums. As for the words, emcee Hau, explains: “The lyrics were inspired by, to put it simple and plain, a lot of fuckery in this country. I definitely believe we have it a lot better than many places around the world, but at the same time, that doesn’t mean I’m not … Continue reading Koolism – Cant Stand It (Stream)
This is the one event that all turntablist fans shouldn’t miss!! DJ Bonez is about to shred up Australia with his Art Of Noise National Tour! Kicking off in 3 weeks, DJ Bonez (Obese Records) is stepping out of his Melbourne based beat lab, and into the summer sunshine to represent on stages all over the country with his Art Of Noise tour. From rocking a night club to performing intricate live turntable showcases through to scratching for groups like Muph n Plutonic, to being the only Australian Hip-Hop DJ to produce his own albums featuring international artists and a … Continue reading DJ Bonez – Art of Noise Tour
In this weeks gallery, we see some behind the scenes shots of Gully Platoons new film clip. Also, DJ Danielsan working away in the lab ( I love this picture). If anyone has a full resolution copy of this, please send it too me and I will turn it into an A3 poster and send you a copy as well. We also see the new Thundamentals posters and CD’s. Enjoy people. Continue reading TWIT PICS of the moment!