Music News: Force [Prod. Zarkov]

Melbourne born and bred and raised on a diet of traditional hip hop both local and abroad, Force has been steadily building as an artist since his 2009 debut album Clouded, which featured Maundz, Hunter (RIP), A-diction and more. From there it was evident that arespect for the art form reigned true. 
It’s now 2013 and whilst nothing has changed in the respect for the pioneers, the sound 
Force is bringing certainly has. After forming Down For The Count Records and releasing a slew of crew products, Force has now teamed up with Jackie Onassis producer Zarkov (Raph) to release … Continue reading Music News: Force [Prod. Zarkov]

Maundz – Take It Back feat. Bias B

This is the brand new film clip for Melbourne MC Maundz, the new track Take It Back is taken from the upcoming album titled Zero. Shot over a hot weekend in Preston Melbourne, the throw back clip features many notstalgic memories from back in the 90’s. The clip features a who’s who of local hip hop and is sure to get that head noddin’.  The clip is executed by Full Clip (Heata & Discourse). Additional skate photography by Andrew Dorny. Beat produced by WIK, mixed & mastered by Geko. Maundz – Zero will be out soon on Crate Cartel. Clip stars: Maundz, Bias B, WIK, Fluent … Continue reading Maundz – Take It Back feat. Bias B

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; as Dazed puts it, “it’s all … Continue reading Dazed – Rest In Syn 7″ (Out Sept. 30)

Dazed – Rest In Syn 7″ featuring Rinse and Grand Arkiteks.

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.

Barbone – One To Self

24-year old Barbone started rapping around 2003. He’s listened to rap all his life taking inspiration from grimy 90’s hip hop like Onyx, Biggie Smalls, RA The Rugged Man, Das EFX to conscience and lyrical rap such as Kool G, Big L, Ras Kass, LC and so on. He started rapping in the Melbourne crew, Reverse Psychology but had a falling out with them years ago and decided to pursue a solo career. He released a mixtape in 2007 aswell as an introductory EP early 2010 and has been doing shows around Melbourne ever since, performing alongside notable acts like … Continue reading Barbone – One To Self

A-Diction – New Film Clip “Lost For Words” [Taken from the album Walkin’ Alone’]

Here is the brand new clip for A-Dictions track Lost For Words taken from the 2010 Release Walkin’ Alone, distrbiuted by Obese Records. Find our album review below and the link for the interview below that. Walkin Alone is the title to Melbourne duo emcee’s Breach and Boltz. Many will recognise these two, with previous mixtape releases under their belt, some may also remember Boltz’ classic Wishlist release from years back. Walkin Alone is an album which combines the observations of city life, relationships, the future and even the 7 deadly sins into a hip hop painted outline of Boltz and Breachs reality. Walkin Alone the title track … Continue reading A-Diction – New Film Clip “Lost For Words” [Taken from the album Walkin’ Alone’]

B wiv Deece: New Film Clip “Escape Artist Gate”

Crew, motivation, good times and building blocks for the future reflect the past year for B wiv Deece and co. What better way to celebrate than putting together a FREE ep featuring some of the dudes that made the past year one to remember; Unleash The Beast features: such beasts as Maundz, Fatty Phew, G Force, Fluent Form and Luke Mac. All bringing their unique personalities with Deece over B wivs‘ ever growing banger catalogue. Fully produced by the man B wiv, Unleash The Beast has a soundscape that stretches from laid back light-hearted to the serious. The EP also … Continue reading B wiv Deece: New Film Clip “Escape Artist Gate”

FREE EP: B wiv Deece – Unleash The Beast

Crew, motivation, good times and building blocks for the future reflect the past year for B wiv Deece and co. What better way to celebrate than putting together a FREE ep featuring some of the dudes that made the past year one to remember; Unleash The Beast features: such beasts as Maundz, Fatty Phew, G Force, Fluent Form and Luke Mac. All bringing their unique personalities with Deece over B wivs‘ ever growing banger catalogue. Fully produced by the man B wiv, Unleash The Beast has a soundscape that stretches from laid back light-hearted to the serious. The EP also … Continue reading FREE EP: B wiv Deece – Unleash The Beast

A-Diction – Walkin Alone (Review)

Walkin Alone is the title to Melbourne duo emcee’s Breach and Boltz. Many will recognise these two, with previous mixtape releases under their belt, some may also remember Boltz’ classic Wishlist release from years back. Walkin Alone is an album which combines the observations of city life, relationships, the future and even the 7 deadly sins into a hip hop painted outline of Boltz and Breachs reality. Walkin Alone the title track to the album has Breach and Boltz asking the hip hop community to join them on a journey or they will be going it alone. Lewis One provides … Continue reading A-Diction – Walkin Alone (Review)

WIK – Duck Down feat. G-Force, Maundz & Deece (Free Download)

This banger of a track is a leak from the upcoming WIK project featuring G-Force, Maundz & Deece. This one is on that serious ish, do the knowledge. Download the track now by clicking the downward arrow on the player, and keep an eye out for WIK! Check out footage of another track produced by WIK. This is the first time the guys have performed the track Loco Motive with all three emcees’s (Maundz, Fluent Form & Fatty Phew ). Filmed by B wiv. Taken from the Mr Nobody/Crate Cartel album launch @ The Johnston on 14/8/10 Continue reading WIK – Duck Down feat. G-Force, Maundz & Deece (Free Download)

A-Diction – Walkin’ Alone

The name A-Diction says it all; wordplay, cleverness, and an overall obsession with the previous two points. Born and raised in Melbourne, the duo consists of emcee’s Breach and Boltz. Breach, the precise wordsmith with focussed flow and witty punchlines, and Boltz, the crooner known for his explosive debut album The Wishlist, which featured international heavyweight Royce da 5’9” and local producer extraordinaire M-Phazes. Walkin’ Alone is the title of your first LP release and features a whole range of crews and mates chipping with vocals, beats and cuts on various tracks, from M-Phazes to Fraksha and Mules to DJ Juice of the battlehogs, Doc Felix and more. Has this release … Continue reading A-Diction – Walkin’ Alone

Kadyelle – Earthworthy LP

Female emcee Kadyelle is set to release her highly anticipated album Earthworthy. The album has been described as 16 tracks of mutual masturbation……. featuring Thorts, Esvee, Class A, JP, Morgan Macmanus, Nikkita, Lady Lash, G-Force & Butler Yeats. Production by Proph1, Xcise and Crytearia. This is what Kadyelle had to say about the Earthworthy LP release: My LP “Earthworthy” is out in March/April 2010 and I am currently taking orders from those kind enough to help us fund the process. It features some tasty raps from Thorts, Esvee, JP, Class A, Nikkita, Lady Lash, G-Force, Butler Yeats and Morgan Macmanus. … Continue reading Kadyelle – Earthworthy LP

27 Politics – The Prima Facie Mixtape (March 27)

Prima Facie Definition: noun – A legal term meaning ‘at first appearance; at first view’ This is an upcoming release for the label Rawlab Entertainment. 27 Politics consisting of emcees T and Gzutek, will drop The Prima Facie Mixtape on March 27. The Prima Facie Mixtape is exactly what the name suggests, acting as a prelude to a yet to be titled debut from newly formed crew 27 Politics. At first listen one may recognise some of the classic beats within minutes anyone will agree that this is a mixtape – jacked beats and all. However, on the appropriately titled … Continue reading 27 Politics – The Prima Facie Mixtape (March 27)

B wiv Deece – Ritual Law EP

Do your daily rituals sometimes leave you feeling as though your stuck in a monotonous living hell? As a western society our ritual law comes in many packages; high school, university, weddings & mortgages that lock us in our 9 to 5 prisons. ‘Ritual Law’; the title track from our current EP, was born out of these frustrations, in a bid to break a shackle or two. Take a second of your boss’s time to watch this clip, take a long lunch and hell knock off early….It is Friday! You may notice two new faces in this clip belonging to … Continue reading B wiv Deece – Ritual Law EP

Force and Sparts – Powerlines download

Relative new comer to the scene Sparts, joins G-Force, following his successful debut release Clouded, to bring you a free offering of straight spitting madness to go with your summer beverages. Featuring guests Mol One, Haunts, Maundz and Thorts plus a mix of exclusive beats from WIK, Blazin Marty and Xcise, plus a few jacked favs, ensures Powerlines bangs from start to finish. Fresh for the download, you can follow the link here to grab your copy. You can grab the back cover below + track listing and production credits. Visit the guys webpage here. Continue reading Force and Sparts – Powerlines download

That’s Them – Stay Up Album Launch

LookUP and First Floor are proud to present the That’s Them Album launch. Scott Burns will also be headlining with help from DJ Mathmatics. The gig will be held at First Floor on Friday the 13th of November, ticket prices are a bargain at only $10. Others in support include; Maundz, who is rumored to be joined with B Wiv Deece, G-Force, Doc Felix, Sheriff Rosco and more. Continue reading That’s Them – Stay Up Album Launch

ON THE UP 2 – TONIGHT

Back this winter to bring you some fiery, lyrical goodness, ON THE UP 2 once again showcases another plethora of Melbourne’s fledgling wordsmiths! Triple J Unearthed competition winners Low Budget bring it back to the underground off the back of their performance at Splendour in the Grass, as well as highly innovative emcee Blunted Monk, Anon Speak, G Force and Doesa Ive on Friday August 21. Hosted by Grinny n’ T and with resident DJ Blazin Marty spinning wax from 9pm to 3am, this is an absolute must for fans of lyrical hip-hop or those who’ll enjoy some warm beats … Continue reading ON THE UP 2 – TONIGHT