Jayteehazard releases his second EP ‘Red Shift‘

The release signals the return of Jayteehazard’s hard-hitting percussion, hooky vocal chops and soaring arpeggiated synths, expertly glued together by glorious and booming sub-sonics. But ‘Red Shift’ also represents the interesting junction where electronic music meets the aesthetic of a humble hip hop kid. It sees Jayteehazard step into warmer musical territories – with the soulful vocals of Fred Leone on ‘Seen’; the delectable vocal percussion on ‘We Do’; and the infectious, delicate piano on ’Solis’, all demonstrating the union of organic and electronic sounds with supreme precision. His nuanced ‘sample like’ instrumentation sets him apart from his peers, injecting … Continue reading Jayteehazard releases his second EP ‘Red Shift‘

Impossible Odds “Everything” with Georgia Corowa

Based around the core of front-man Rival MC (aka Fred Leone) and DJ Returnagain (aka James Vincent), Impossible Odds are an Indigenous Hip Hop/Soul group from Brisbane. October saw the release of their long awaited debut album Against All Odds. With one EP and 3 singles released over the last 5 years, Impossible Odds have held a steady line. Though still instinctively founded in the indigenous community – through strong national community radio and triple J play, heavy media coverage, killer live shows, big support slot’s and national touring – the band have also earned themselves a large mainstream audience. … Continue reading Impossible Odds “Everything” with Georgia Corowa

Impossible Odds Records – Official Label Launch

Impossible Odds are one of Brisbane’s, and indeed Australia’s, stand alone acts. Fred Leone aka Rival MC list of credits are impressive: The Artist · Winner of the inaugural JB Seed “Speak: Indigenous Hip Hop” Competition (2007) · Nominated for the 2008 Deadly Awards (“Most Promising New Talent in Music”) · 2 Tracks have received full rotation on Triple J · Triple J’s Aus Music Months feature Artist November 2009 · ‘Feature Album of the Week’ on ABC Asia Pacific · ‘Release of The Week’ & ‘Single Off The Week’ in both Time Off and Scene Magazines · Sat at … Continue reading Impossible Odds Records – Official Label Launch