UMPG sign M-Phazes to worldwide publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group – Australia (UMPG) has signed ARIA Award winning Melbourne-based songwriter and producer M-Phazes to an exclusive, world-wide publishing agreement. “M-Phazes is a songwriter and producer of the highest order – a creative visionary with serious technical ability. I am excited and proud that Mark has chosen to sign with UMPG on a global basis. M-Phazes‘ already impressive list of credits will no doubt continue to grow with UMPG on the team,” said Heath Johns, Director of A&R, UMPG. Born on the Gold Coast and now based in Melbourne, M-Phazes has worked with a diverse range of … Continue reading UMPG sign M-Phazes to worldwide publishing deal

Candice Monique – FREE ME: The Mixtape

Originally from Adelaide, South Australia – Candice Monique is a talented & unique singer/rapper/poet whose individual vocal and lyrical style draws comparisons to Neneh Cherry, Me’shell Ndegeocello, Lauren Hill and Erykah Badu. It is this distinctive style along with her stage presence & artistic depth which makes her one of Australia’s most exciting & original new artists. After being discovered by Professor Griff (Public Enemy), Candice was flown to Atlanta, Georgia to record her first demo CD produced by Griff himself. There she worked with Atlanta’s Jason Orr (The FunkJazz Kafe) in 2003 and later returned to to the US in … Continue reading Candice Monique – FREE ME: The Mixtape

M-Phazes x Ones Clothing

M-Phazes is one of Australia’s most accomplished hip-hop producers, having worked with an impressive array of artists from home and abroad. One of his most applauded efforts so far is his showcase record Good Gracious. New Era was lucky to collaborate with Mark Landon aka M-Phazes on a cap that gives a nod to this iconic Australian album. This cap was designed by Sydney based label Ones Clothing and will be hitting selected retailers mid December 2012. This is the first in a four part collaboration series celebrating some of our favourite music producers You can cop the hat at … Continue reading M-Phazes x Ones Clothing

Mase N Mattic – Sound The Horns

“Mase n Mattic are some really talented guys and dedicated artists, they’re always putting in work.I really look forward to hearing their debut album, especially with Adfu behind the boards.” – Suffa, Hilltop Hoods. Mase N Mattic have already gained a reputation for explosive live performances, both locally with the likes of Hilltop Hoods, Drapht, Funkoars, Urthboy & Phrase, and nationally as the supporting act for the sellout M-Phazes Good Gracious tour. Generating this measure of hype before a debut release is no mean feat, and places Mase N Mattic head and shoulders above emerging peers. Priding themselves on professionalism … Continue reading Mase N Mattic – Sound The Horns

M-Phazes – Good Gracious Instrumentals & Acappellas – Out Now

Melbourne-based producer M-Phazes has released the instrumental version of his ARIA Award winning album Good Gracious. The album features the critically acclaimed production from the album, including instrumental versions of songs Goodbye Gravity, Where’s Elvis, For What It’s Worth and The Freak Show alongside selected acappellas. The digital-only release is now available on iTunes and features a special bonus Bass Invaders remix of the track That’s What We On feat. Nine High. M-Phazes will join Illy as they journey nationally for The Chase tour before heading to Austin, Texas to partake at this year’s SXSW Festival where M-Phazes will feature … Continue reading M-Phazes – Good Gracious Instrumentals & Acappellas – Out Now

Illy – The Chase Tour with M-Phazes. Supports announced including Pagen Elypsis, BBS Crew & more

In less than one week, Illy has sold-out Melbourne’s iconic Corner Hotel on his upcoming national album tour! With such large demand, a second show has been added for Sunday 20 March. Be quick, this will be the last Melbourne date on the tour. A special second show in Sydney has been announced at the University of Sydney’s Manning Bar on Thursday 7 April. For WA fans, Illy and M-Phazes come your way in May playing 5 headline shows in Bunbury, Mandurah, Albany, Perth and Fremantle. In the world’s biggest voted music countdown, triple j’s Hottest 100, Illy took out … Continue reading Illy – The Chase Tour with M-Phazes. Supports announced including Pagen Elypsis, BBS Crew & more

Illy – The Chase Tour with special guest M-Phazes

Melbourne emcee Illy is taking his breakthrough sophomore album The Chase on the road with a huge run of national tour dates throughout February, March and April. The Chase Tour will see Illy hitting up major cities and regional centres around the country. Along for the ride is producer and good friend M-Phazes. Since it’s release, The Chase has received rave reviews from all corners of the media (“…one of the country’s best hip-hop releases” – J-Mag) and catapulted Illy to the forefront of the greater Australian music community. The lead single It Can Wait feat. Owl Eyes took music … Continue reading Illy – The Chase Tour with special guest M-Phazes