Skryptcha 2011 Wrap Up

For Skryptcha, 2011 was a year of travel, experience and studio time –with his head down since early January 2011 working on a new album. All year long Skryptcha has been exchanging with producer from New York called Illmind, who he met up with whilst in the US in April to discuss plans for the album and work on tracks. During his time abroad, Skryptcha visited places like New Orleans, Memphis & New York, drawing inspiration from the cities. Even though much of his time was spent in the studio, Skryp still found space to tour a large part of the … Continue reading Skryptcha 2011 Wrap Up

Spit Syndicate – Exile (New website)

Spit Syndicate have just launched their brand spanking new website, featuring design by April77. The site is packed with news, pics, lyrics and all that Spit Syndicate goodness. Starry-Eyed – the new video for the first single from Exile is currently in production. Watch this space! In the meantime – peep this short clip of the Double S live on stage rocking various venues across the country… Spit Syndicate are no strangers to the live circuit, having played successive Obese Block Party tours and joining crew-members Horrorshow on the wildly-successful Inside Story tour in March. The Starry-Eyed National Tour is … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Exile (New website)

Spit Syndicate – Exile (Interview)

Nick Lupi from the Spit Syndicate catches up with allaussie hip hop to talk about their new release Exile, touring, competing with hip hop legend Ozi Batla plus more: aahh: Exile has just dropped lads, congrats on the release. Brilliant is something that comes to mind. Tell us a little about the album? Nick Lupi: Big ups Jim, thank you – glad you like it. I much prefer to let the music speak for itself rather than try to describe it with words, but in terms of the album, it’s the culmination of a lot of late nights and long … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Exile (Interview)

Spit Syndicate – Starry-Eyed National Tour

ARIA-nominated hip-hop group Spit Syndicate are poised to hit the road in July in support of their latest release Exile on the ‘Starry-Eyed National Tour’. The Sydney duo recently released their highly anticipated sophomore album Exile to widespread acclaim, debuting at no. 8 on the ARIA Urban charts and no.3 on the AIR Album Charts. With their lead single Starry-Eyed currently on Triple J, the Double S are set to embark on a headline tour around Australia, joined by special local guests at each stop. Accompanied on stage by musical mercenary DJ Joyride, Spit Syndicate have built a monster reputation … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Starry-Eyed National Tour

360 Mixtape Launch @Hangtime

First off, if you don’t have a copy of Please Be Seated yet, what the f*ck are you doing? Download that sh*t right now lad. With that out of the way, 360 is launching his new mixtape @ Hangtime next Thursday with (wait for it) a mash-up DJ set alongside longtime Hangers resident Mat Cant! Does Sixty have turntable skills to rival Roc Raida (R.I.P.), or is he Melbourne’s answer to Steve Aoki? Or have I got the wrong end of the stick and this is just some ol’ two-turntables-and-a-mic steez? Only one way to find out. Also playing: the homie Joyride from the … Continue reading 360 Mixtape Launch @Hangtime

Cover Of The Moment – Spit Syndicate – Starry Eyed single

Spit Syndicate are set to take Australia by storm next week when they drop their sophomore LP titled Exile. We have already had a quick sneak peek at the album and let us tell you, get excited. Not to give too much away, we’ve decided to award the ‘Cover Of The Moment’ to Spit Syndicates – Starry Eyed single cover (just wait till you see the LP). You may or may not have seen this one, but it features two tracks both produced by fellow One Dayer, Adit(Horroshow). The guys over at April77 Design never seem to fail to impress. … Continue reading Cover Of The Moment – Spit Syndicate – Starry Eyed single

Spit Syndicate – Exile May 14th (Starry-Eyed Download)

Leaving behind the hype and buzz of their ARIA-nominated debut, the long awaited second album from Sydney’s Spit Syndicate is the continuation of the duo’s growth as tastemakers in Australian hip-hop. After a hiatus dotted by real life, touring and overseas travel, Spit Syndicate return with Exile; a rich, progressive sophomore album replete with groove, substance, and the pair’s trademark sleek aesthetic. Inspired by the clarity of mind borne out of travel, the feeling of suffocation by one’s everyday surroundings and the displacement sometimes required to get right, Exile invites you to a world away from the mundane and uninspired. … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Exile May 14th (Starry-Eyed Download)

Horrorshow Inside Story Tour – Melbourne Show Review

Joey Smiles hits the Horrorshow – Inside Story Tour in Melbourne here’s what he had to say: Horrorshow and Spit Syndicate took to the stage in Melbourne on Friday night for some unforgettable live hip hop. The sold out show nearly tore the roof off The Evelyn Hotel and was testament to the growing fanbase these groups have been receiving across the country. Doors opened about 9:30pm and Melbourne local Tys opened up with some tight, original raps over some well-known instrumental tracks including Roots Manuva’s Witness The Fitness and DJ Shadow’s chilled masterpiece Midnight In A Perfect World. Spit … Continue reading Horrorshow Inside Story Tour – Melbourne Show Review

Spit Syndicate – The Tongue – Chasm & Vida Update

Three of Sydneys premier acts are teaming up to see 2009 off with a massive night of slamming hip-hop and reggae-infused jams. On Friday the 18th of December, the Oxford Art Factory will host Spit Syndicate, The Tongue and Chasm & Vida Sunshyne in what is sure to be one of the biggest nights on the local music calendar. After bursting onto the Australian hip-hop scene last year with an ARIA-nominated album and two national tours, Sydney wonderkids Spit Syndicate have been relatively quiet in 2009 as they prepare their sophomore record. They are breaking their 12-month hiatus with their … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – The Tongue – Chasm & Vida Update

Urthboy – Ready To Go

Ok Urthboy fans, we are drawing closer the release of Spitshine (August 14), while we all have to wait for the full album, the second single Ready to Go is about to drop. Produced by Count Bounce and featuring the vox of Nat Dunn and Jane Tyrrell, Ready To Go is hectic and a sharp detour off the vibe of the first single Hellsong. The song will be released on iTunes on July 17. The single features 2 exclusive remixes of Hellsong courtesy of Tony Buchen and DJ Joyride. The Ready To Go clip is out very soon, stay tuned. Continue reading Urthboy – Ready To Go