Funkoars – Where I Am Music Video

Adelaide circa 2003, three MC’s and one DJ release their debut full-length album under the name the Funkoars – Things haven’t been quite right since! They’re back! After going to ground 12 months ago, the Funkoars have resurfaced to deliver Where I Am the first single from their fourth LP The Quickening through Golden Era Records. Not only can you purchase the single on iTunes, but you now you can watch their brand spankin new music video for Where I Am directed by Selina Miles from Unity Sound & Visual. With scenes shot at up to 2000 frames per second by … Continue reading Funkoars – Where I Am Music Video

Funkoars – Where I Am

Tune into Richard Kingsmill’s ‘2011’ show from 6-9pm on Triple J this Sunday night to hear the premier of the Funkoars – Where I Am. They’re back! After going to ground 12 months ago, the Funkoars have resurfaced to deliver Where I Am the first single from their fourth LP The Quickening through Golden Era Records. Featuring filthy guitars, stomping drums and a bastard of a bass line, Where I Am brings back what’s been missing from Australian Hip-Hop – The Evil. Telling tales of parties past, Where I Am leaves the listener riding shotgun with the Funkoars as they tear … Continue reading Funkoars – Where I Am

Vents – Rollin Balls Tour Hits QLD

Vents feat. Adfu is to hit QLD this Weekend for the next leg of his Rollin Balls tour, he has also been added to The Homebake Line-up and has new T-Shirts available at the GE Store! – Catch Vents on the Rollin’ Balls Tour this weekend here: Brisbane TONIGHT July 22nd at the Step Inn feat. Choose Mics As mentioned Vents has also been added to Homebake 2011 alongside an all-start Australian line-up including Drapht, Ladyhawke and The Vines. You can also grab a Vents ‘Marked For Death’ T-Shirt at the Golden Era Online store now! Vents on Twitter  || Golden … Continue reading Vents – Rollin Balls Tour Hits QLD

Competition: Are you ‘Marked for Death’?

To celebrate the release of Vents’ – Marked for Death, Golden Era Records are running a competition to see who else is Marked for Death. Simply take the sleeve off your Vents CD and take a picture with the cross hairs on your face. E-mail your picture to markedfordeathface@gmail.com and the guys will upload it to their Facebook album and you will automatically be entered in to win an awesome Golden Era Prize Pack. If you haven’t heard the album yet download it from iTunes here. In the second of 3 webisodes, Trials, Ad-Fu and Vents lead you through the … Continue reading Competition: Are you ‘Marked for Death’?

Behind the scenes with ‘Vents – Marked For Death’ webisodes Pt. 1 + New leak “Everyday Is A Blast”

Go behind the scenes with Adelaide emcee Vents as he takes us inside his sophomore album Marked For Death, out May 13. In the first of 3 exclusive webisodes, Vents reveals what inspires him and offers a taste of new track, Rolling Balls. aahh interview with: Vents – Marked For Death: Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness Since wrapping up touring in support of Hard To Kill Vents has been working on his sophomore album Marked For Death, once again enlisting Trials of the Funkoars to handle production duties. Trials has recently experienced a huge amount of success behind the boards – … Continue reading Behind the scenes with ‘Vents – Marked For Death’ webisodes Pt. 1 + New leak “Everyday Is A Blast”

Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Golden Era Records artist Vents is set to release his highly anticipated second album Marked for Death which will be in stores and online on May 13, 2011. The first single History Of The World has already been released to a whirlwind response. We catch up with Vents below for a quick chat about his new LP, the release of the single and much more. You have just dropped the first single from the soon to be released sophmore LP titled ‘Marked For Death’. The first single ‘History Of The World’ is a cracker. Tell us a little bit about … Continue reading Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Vents – History Of The World (Video)

Brand new single History of the World from Golden Era Record’s artist Vents available now.You can download the Trials produced single via iTunes, which features cuts by Trials’ Theory Of Face hombre Adfu. Here is what Vents has to say about ‘History of the World’ – “Basically ‘History of the World’ was inspired by me looking back through history and seeing a constant theme which was that of the class divisions within society. Regardless of economic, social or political changes there is a constant theme of one small segment of the population owns the lot and the rest of us … Continue reading Vents – History Of The World (Video)

Koolism update from Hau

Hau from the almighty Koolism crew has dropped the first mail out for 2011 – Recorded on the iPhone & Garage Band. Hau is rocking over ‘No Guest List’ from Oh No’s, ‘Dr. No’s The Oxperiment’. (Purchase Oh No @ iTunes: http://bit.ly/fDLKGH) In this update Hau celebrates Australia Day and  sends universal blessings out to all affected by the floods in Queensland. Sh*t is crazy. If you’re able to help, folks, please do. You can start here: http://www.qld.gov.au/floods If your missed the Triple J Hip Hop Show with Hau last night, you can catch it here. Hau had the pleasure … Continue reading Koolism update from Hau

Golden Era Records: Mixtape 2011. Hosted By Trials. Mixed By DJ Madcap

Golden Era Records with Hilltop Hoods present the Mixtape 2011, hosted by Trials and Mixed by DJ Madcap. Mixtape 2011 features all of the Golden Era Crew with a few special guests including Vents, DJ ADFU and Ash Grunwald. Here’s Vents with a snippet from The Discrete Charm Of The Bourgeoisie The track  appears on the Golden Era Mixtape 2011 Filmed & edited by Selina Miles. Get it here Golden Era Mixtape 2011 320kbps (Direct Link) Golden Era 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It Burn … Continue reading Golden Era Records: Mixtape 2011. Hosted By Trials. Mixed By DJ Madcap

Golden Era Mixtape 2011 – Trials ‘Baby C’mon’ (Snippet)

The Funkoars Mr Trials re-imagines the legendary ODB’s Baby C’mon. The track will be appearing on the forthcoming Golden Era 2011 Mixtape (dropping January 17, 2011.) The Mixtape will feature new and old music from Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents & Briggs. Filmed & edited by Selina Miles. GOLDEN ERA MIXTAPE 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It Burn 5. Funkoars – Lock Me Up 6. Vents – Love Song 7. DJ Reflux, DJ Debris & DJ ADFU – Portion Of The Raw 8. Funkoars Feat. Ash … Continue reading Golden Era Mixtape 2011 – Trials ‘Baby C’mon’ (Snippet)

Golden Era Records | Mixtape 2011 (Tracklist)

Golden Era Records with Hilltop Hoods present the Mixtape 2011, hosted by Trials and Mixed by DJ Madcap. Mixtape 2011 will feature all of the Golden Era Crew with a few special guests including Vents, DJ ADFU and Ash Grunwald. The mixtape will be availble early 2011. Check out the track listing below, exclusive to Beat.com.au and check the You tube Snippet if you haven’t already. So make sure to check back soon for more details. GOLDEN ERA MIXTAPE 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It … Continue reading Golden Era Records | Mixtape 2011 (Tracklist)

Briggs V Trials (Artist On Artist Part 2)

Part Two: Trials (Funkoars) interviews Briggs about his debut album The Blacklist, out now through Golden Era Records. Since exploding onto the national scene a little over a year ago, the incomparable force that is Briggs immediately established himself as a formidable new presence in the Australian Hip Hop scene. From the moment Briggs dropped his self-released debut EP, the brilliant and groundbreaking Homemade Bombs(2009), it was obvious to everyone that this marked the arrival on the scene, of an emcee with a melodic rapid-fire approach, and a powerful and unique voice. It was this rare combination of characteristics that lead to him being embraced … Continue reading Briggs V Trials (Artist On Artist Part 2)

Briggs – The Blacklist (Sept. 24)

Briggs set to release forthcoming single & album through Golden Era Records. Since exploding onto the national scene a little over a year ago, the incomparable force that is Briggs immediately established himself as a formidable new presence in the Australian Hip Hop scene. From the moment Briggs dropped his self-released debut EP, the brilliant and groundbreaking Homemade Bombs (2009), it was obvious to everyone that this marked the arrival on the scene, of an emcee with a melodic rapid-fire approach, and a powerful and unique voice. It was this rare combination of characteristics that lead to him being embraced … Continue reading Briggs – The Blacklist (Sept. 24)

Funkoars sign with Golden Era Records

Big news today for all aussie hip hop fans (see what we did there), with the release of not only The Hilltop Hoods deluxe editions (The Calling, The Hard Road and The Hard Road: Restrung), drop today but we also got the announcement that The Funkoars have officially signed on the dotted line with Golden Era Records. This is the first signing, that we know of to take place with Golden Era, and hails an exciting time for not only The Funkoars but also the Hilltops. The Oars were kind enough to send us a message regarding the latest news … Continue reading Funkoars sign with Golden Era Records

Hilltophoods.com relaunched

Jump online and check out the brand new Hilltop Hoods website. It’s been some time in the making, but April77 Creative has created a truly unique site. Find all the usual, news, info, lyrics. We also see some cool iPhone skins, wallpapers and a dump site. We also finally see some movement on the Golden Era Records website. A short little message, informs us that the Golden Era store will be up and running this Friday, June 26. The Hoods new album and single will be available to buy, with a range of merchandise and DVD’s. More stock to come … Continue reading Hilltophoods.com relaunched