Clandestien Announce New Vinyl Box Set

Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. For Record Store Day 2018 Clandestien … Continue reading Clandestien Announce New Vinyl Box Set

Graphic Boom State

Since his teenage years, Graphic (of Perth based hip-hop group Clandestien) has developed a lyrical and poetic writing style filled with complex rhyme patterns and even more complicated subject matter. His life experiences, in particular several trips throughout Latin America, have helped to shape his perspective and feelings towards modern civilisation. His thoughts can only be describe as Raw Intelligence. Boom State refers not only to Western Australia and Queensland (the mining hotspots of Australia) but rather the state of mind the government, power brokers and the general public find themselves in during recent economic times. Australia has a proud … Continue reading Graphic Boom State

Cortext – Streaming Consciousness 2.0

Cortext is a WA hip hop artist who has been making noise around the state for a while now. The Perth based/South West raised lyricist has been apart of several projects over the last few years, as well as releasing two collaborative CDs, Champion Music, with SMA crewmate Chekid, and Ill Recognise Ill, with long-time friend and collaborator Aero.D.   Cortext latest effort comes in the form of two disc release titled Streaming Consciousness 2.0. Featuring a host of artists including Ulla Shay, Bsyde, Crispe, Bryte MC, Porsah Laine, Fatty Phew, Graphic, Greeley, Bitter Belief and more. Productions duties are … Continue reading Cortext – Streaming Consciousness 2.0

Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

It’s the return of the chosen ones. Perth’s undisputed Overlords of hardcore; Clandestien, from the mighty Syllabolix Crew, are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic and Mortar have ventured out from the Citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back. And this time they’ve bought the whole armoury. Unlike the groups previous releases such as Dynasty 2004 and Chasms of the Citadel 2007, where production was handled predominately by Mortar, here the sonic weaponry has been deployed by a variety of arms dealers. Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods provides a guitar heavy … Continue reading Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

Clandestien – Weapons Grade

It’s the return of the chosen ones, Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back, and this time they’ve bought the whole armory. An armory full of weaponry in the form of hip hop at its most razor-sharp. Weapons Grade, the groups forth release, sees the cohort combine their venomous lyrical prowess teamed with a gang of the countries standout bomb manufacturers to conjure up … Continue reading Clandestien – Weapons Grade

Hunter: The Documentary (Teaser)

Robert Hunter was once know as the hard man of the local hip hop scene. Like rock stars in the past, hard drinking and drug taking went hand in hand with the music, and nobody went harder than Huntz. When Hunter was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2009, the last thing he expected was the huge outpouring of respect and support from the music scene he helped to build. Fans and big name artists alike rallied for the fundraising campaign Heat for Huntz, raising thousands of dollars for Hunter and his four year old son Marley. Now aged 35 and … Continue reading Hunter: The Documentary (Teaser)

Hunter & Mortar – Fear and Loathing (Out Today)

Two of Perths veteran MC’s from the mighty Syllabolix Crew combine to deliver probably the most outstanding foray into rap music in recent history. Never have two artists battled against such overwhelming odds and risen above all expectation, low as they may be, to shine like two beacons of hope in a world full of disappointment and blandness passed off as original music. They are to be held in the greatest of esteems and heralded as the second coming of rap. Ressurected Messianic figures who bring joy to the masses, wisdom to the unenlightened, hope to the hopless and on … Continue reading Hunter & Mortar – Fear and Loathing (Out Today)

Hunter: The Documentary (Preview) + New track from ‘Fear & Loathing’ (May 6)

Robert Hunter was once know as the hard man of the local hip hop scene. Like rock stars in the past, hard drinking and drug taking went hand in hand with the music, and nobody went harder than Huntz. When Hunter was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2009, the last thing he expected was the huge outpouring of respect and support from the music scene he helped to build. Fans and big name artists alike rallied for the fundraising campaign Heat for Huntz, raising thousands of dollars for Hunter and his four year old son Marley.  Now aged 35 and … Continue reading Hunter: The Documentary (Preview) + New track from ‘Fear & Loathing’ (May 6)

Wolverine – Street Music

Scott Kent, also known as rapper Wolverine, adopted the persona of the famous Marvel comic creation, full of rage and the unbreakable metal adamantium, long before Hugh Jackman brought the character to movie screens. And while Jackman honed his craft at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Kent also spent years honing his in Perth, except he did it in cyphers, studios and live shows around the city. With the release of his 3rd solo album, Street Music, players nationwide are soon going to need adamantium speakers. Any notions that Wolverine is just another rapper who has thrown … Continue reading Wolverine – Street Music