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 – 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

Simplex – Audio Biography (Available: February 18, 2011)

Adelaide hip hop artist and Terra Firma member Simplex releases his debut solo album Audio Biography. The long awaited album is the hard hitting, thought provoking next chapter of the Adelaide sound, summarizing Simplex’s life within and outside hip hop. Tackling the issues of identity, relationships and careers, Audio Biography highlights significant events in life that all individuals go through. Describing the harsh realities of the real world, Audio Biography gives listeners a glimpse of his life: the clash of wanting to be your own person while battling society’s norms and routines. Produced entirely by Simplex, the album weaves together classic hip hop with a … Continue reading Simplex – Audio Biography (Available: February 18, 2011)

M-Phazes – Triple J Mix Up Set

For regular Triple J listeners, the past few months have been pretty M-Phazes heavy. His debut album, Good Gracious was featured on Triple J in February and just two weeks ago, M-Phazes produced a track with Triple J unearthed artist Seven, a 22 year old MC from the gold coast – and the winner of the M-Phazes Unearthed MC Competition. (Completed track was played for the first time on today on Triple J). With tracks like from the ‘Where’s Elvis?’, ‘For What it’s Worth’ and ‘Goodbye Gravity’ frequently on the Triple J air-waves, M-Phazes is undoubtedly a huge production force … Continue reading M-Phazes – Triple J Mix Up Set

M-Phazes – Goodbye Gravity (1st single)

The first single off M-Phazes’ debut album Good Gracious is titled Goodbye Gravity. M-Phazes work is met head on by Muph & Plutonics energetic live setting; resulting in a remarkable connection between live instrumentation (bass, keys & guitar with Plutonic Lab on percussion) orchestrated by M-Phazes and Muphs distinct vocal tone. Highlighted by Melbourne soul singer Candice Moniques choral hook, Goodbye Gravity is a certain achievement on its own. Stay tuned to your radio next week, as it’s been revealed that Good Gracious will be Triple J’s feature album of the week. You can also see from the pic below, … Continue reading M-Phazes – Goodbye Gravity (1st single)