The Doppelgangaz are coming to Melbourne

For all y’all who thought it was a joke, for those who thought it was just wishful thinking… Dem Shark boyz bout to invade Melbourne mami! Live, this November live n direct at Revolver Upstairs for Upfront Fridays. Both rappers and producers, Matter of Fact and EP have gone from obscurity aka Parts Unknown, New York to lighting up stages before global audiences. Through their Groggy Pack Entertainment imprint, the pair’s live career has managed to secure them headlining numerous tours across Europe and after sharing stages alongside major acts Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson, Black Milk and LA’s own Nipsey Hussle … Continue reading The Doppelgangaz are coming to Melbourne

Exclusive: Maundz Masquerade (Prod. by Flu)

Maundz Nobody’s Business Golden Era Records/ Crate Cartel / Universal Records Distribution Following the success of his previous release ‘Zero’, Melbourne scallywag Maundz is back once again with his long overdue (and long anticipated) 3rd Long Player, titled ‘Nobody’s Business’. … Continue reading Exclusive: Maundz Masquerade (Prod. by Flu)

Dyl Thomas & Flu Deep

Dyl Thomas & Flu’s upcoming Idol Hands EP is now available for pre-order over at the Pang Productions website. During the week we also caught a brand new video drop for the track titled Deep. A gritty and raw clip filmed throughout Melbourne and it’s suburbs. The new track has the boys spittin’ some dope bars over the top of a crazy nice beat. This is the second track we’ve seen drop from the album, following on from the track Red Wine Bars Shine. The Idol Hands EP pre-order pack includes: 12″ vinyl EP Idol Hands A3 poster Pang Productions stickers … Continue reading Dyl Thomas & Flu Deep

Dyl Thomas & Flu – Red Wine Bars Shine

Here is a brand new track by Melbourne heads, Dyl Thomas and Flu. The track Red Wine Bars Shine is taken from the upcoming Idol Hands 12” EP. The Idol Hands 12” vinyl will be available on World Record Store Day, which happens on every year around April 18. The new track Red Wine Bars Shine is produced by Flu, mixed by Phil Gektor with the clip shot and edited by Mata & Must. You can check out the brand new clip and track below. Pang Productions Continue reading Dyl Thomas & Flu – Red Wine Bars Shine

Your 2014 Lists Were Bogus…

Settle, we’re back… After a massive holiday period, where we barley had enough time to blow the froth off a few coldies, the dope new music had already begun flooding in. Over the next couple of weeks we’ll do our best to catch up on all the  tracks, albums, videos, and music news that’s broken or has been released since we’ve been away. 2014 was a massive year for hip hop in Australia, and already 2015 is looking the goods. Kicking things off for 2015, is the brand new release from Crate Cartel’s very own Phil Gektor. A.W.O.L 2.0 is a remix album of AZ’s … Continue reading Your 2014 Lists Were Bogus…

Mata & Must Get Your Mind Right Vinyl Re-Issue + Album Launch

For those who missed out, a re-issue of Get Your Mind Right on 2LP has arrived. The re-issue comes shrink wrapped in a black core bag with black inner sleeves, digital download card including bonus instrumentals, and Pang Productions stickers. They will be available to purchase at the album launch on Friday December 5, and then online on Monday December 8 at http://www.pangproductions.com.au. The Mata & Must album launch is happening this Friday at Revolver Upstairs in Prahran. Featuring guest appearances from DJ Bogues, Koots and Flu, and support from Gutz, DJ Buick, Microphone Addicts and The Master. 229 Chapel St … Continue reading Mata & Must Get Your Mind Right Vinyl Re-Issue + Album Launch

Phil & Flu Time Machine Official Video

They just wanted a decent record to play… Not too much to ask was it? It was in 2014 when Phil Gektor & Flu stood on thier Frankston line railway platform looking for something good to listen to on their journey. Their choice was limited to popular albums and poor quality singles. Phil & Flu’s disappointment and subsequent anger at the range of records available led them to produce and record a project – and change the world. “We believed in the existence of a vast listening public for intelligent records at a low price, and staked everything on it.” … Continue reading Phil & Flu Time Machine Official Video

Phil & Flu Notes From The Underground Pt. 2 (Prod. Flu)

Phil & Flu Mask Up For New Film Clip Here is a brand new clip from the dangerous minds of Phil & Flu. The new video is for the track Notes From The Underground Pt.2. Lifted from the upcoming EP titled Classics. Notes From The Underground Pt. 2 is produced by Flu, while the video was filmed and edited by Discourse.  This project is already shaping up to be a dope one. Expect carnage. Official  ||  Facebook  ||  Store Continue reading Phil & Flu Notes From The Underground Pt. 2 (Prod. Flu)

Mata & Must News From The Underground + Vinyl Pre-Order Details

The new Mata & Must full length Get Your Mind Right will be available to order on 2LP this Thursday October 30 from the official Pang Productions Store. The vinyl ships with a digital download card for free download of the album as well as the instrumentals, a GYMR A3 poster, Pang Productions stickers and a GYMR print slipmat for the first 50 orders only. Limited to 300 copies. Melbourne heads get down to the Get Your Mind Right album launch at Revolver Upstairs in Prahran, on Friday December 5th. Mata & Must will be performing with long time friend and turntable … Continue reading Mata & Must News From The Underground + Vinyl Pre-Order Details

Realizm Hypebeast Matador

With his first release of 2014, South Australian emcee and producer Realizm brings a mixture of instrumental hip hop, official remixes and new exclusive songs with this banging 23 track project. The release titled Hypebeast Matador, has been teased for a moment now, it’s final release includes artist’s such as K21, Maundz, Flu, Geko, Force, Sinks, Dialectrix, Fraksha, Diem, Brinks and Purpose. All remixes have been done with the permission of the original artist. So, you could consider it as an official remix project. Hypebeast Matador is available now as a name your price download, you can pick it up … Continue reading Realizm Hypebeast Matador

Mata & Must Get Your Mind Right

The new Mata & Must full length Get Your Mind Right is dropping on August 1. Comprising of 14 self produced tracks featuring guest appearances by Koots, Flu, Kings Konekted and Jornick. The album will be available for pre-order in a deluxe package next week. With the date fast approaching, Mata & Must have released a brand new clip for the track School For Fools. The video is directed by Crate Cartel’s, Discourse, who presents a cinematic black and white beast. Get Your Mind Right drops on August 1 on Pang Productions, get ready! Bandcamp  ||  Facebook  ||  YouTube Continue reading Mata & Must Get Your Mind Right

Nix & Master Ace She

Nix is an emcee of Chinese-Indonesian heritage. Born in Broken Hill and raised in the suburbs of North-West Sydney, Nix developed his love for hip-hop in high school and began to dabble in the art of rhyme not long after. During this time, Nix did not take his music too seriously and following high school he relocated to Canberra for university studies. It was not until completing his studies and commencing full-time work that he decided to focus on making music a priority. Nix’s music is a reflection of his everyday life. From the tough decisions we have to make … Continue reading Nix & Master Ace She

Sinks Vacate The Premises Feat. Flu & DJ 2Buck (Prod. by Oath)

Hailing from the southern suburbs of Melbourne, Sinks is a young up and coming emcee and producer whose passion for crafting music is constrained only by his never-ending energy. A beast on the mic and a confident experimental producer, Sinks has bypassed the contemporary mainstream feel of other Australian artists to form a niche sound for himself that real hip-hop heads can appreciate. Sinks has now teamed up with Oath for a brand new collaborative project, Vacate The Premises is the second track to be heard from the upcoming project following on from the staunch track Strong, which dropped about a month back. … Continue reading Sinks Vacate The Premises Feat. Flu & DJ 2Buck (Prod. by Oath)

4 Aces EP Launch World Record Store Day

On Saturday April 19 Mata, Must, Flu and One Sixth take over the Flinders Street Station subway to perform their brand new Four Aces EP at Wax Museum Records. On Saturday April 19th, the Crate Cartel & Pang Productions lads celebrate World Record Store Day with the release of the long awaited 4 Aces EP from Mata, Must, Flu & One Sixth. This collaboration between long time friends is marks the first cross label release between Pang Productions & Crate Cartel. Available on limited white vinyl this WRSD, stay tuned for more info. Package includes: – 12″ White Vinyl – … Continue reading 4 Aces EP Launch World Record Store Day

Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Matt Van Rooy is proud to announce The Alliance Tour featuring Fluent Form, Mata & Must, One Sixth, Maundz, Discourse, Deece, Dialect & Despair and Social Change. A line-up of this calibre is rarely seen in this magnitude, when it consists of some of the countries brightest and most well respected artists, all on one bill for multiple dates nation wide. This is a one-of-a-kind, special event sure to leave a lasting impression on punters, and go down in local hip hop history as a first of it’s kind. Having already hit Sydney on Saturday night, plus a massive 5 dates … Continue reading Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

Flu aka Fluent Form is the A-grade emcee, and what he has produced with new album Flu Season is no less than top-shelf hip hop. As Fluent Form has matured, so too has his music.  With a certain bravery, his new material contains more sensitivity both tonally and lyrically than displayed on previous albums Word Merchant (2011) and The Furnace (2009). Known in the past for his aggressive execution, the Melbourne emcee has redefined his stylistic approach in the hope that “it gives the listener an opportunity to digest everything I’m saying.” Guests on the album include Geko, Pang Production’s One Sixth, … Continue reading Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

It’s no secret that Melbourne boutique hip hop label Crate Cartel have been putting out some of the purist hip hop music in Australia for years now. Having the deepest respect for the genre’s roots, the Cartel is conscientiously on point when adhering to age-old principals and legacies. None demonstrates this dedication to the movement more than Fluent Form, possessing all the background knowledge, experience and sensitivity required .Flu is the A-grade emcee, and what he has produced with new album Flu Season is no less than top-shelf hip hop. As Fluent Form has matured, so too has his music. … Continue reading Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season