Blue Mnts Artists Announce Bushfire Benefit Show

It’s no secret that something in the Blue Mountains water has meant that over the last ten years, its musical alumni has produced more influential hip hop / electronic artists than any other region outside of Australian capital cities. The devastating fires that swept through the Blue Mnts area have brought together some of its most celebrated artists for a massive ONE OFF SHOW to raise money for their friends, family and the Blue Mnts community at large. Featuring Hermitude, Urthboy, Thundamentals, Dialectrix, Tuka, JONES Jnr, Joe New + locals Tenth Dan & Grub and A Blank Canvas – with … Continue reading Blue Mnts Artists Announce Bushfire Benefit Show

Suburban Dark – Second Front Album Launch

Since the release of their debut album on July 26th, Suburban Dark have been getting more and more hype. Their debut rightfully earned itself FBi Album of the week, and also has been scoring massive support support nation wide. The boys and the heavily featured Jeswon stopped into triple j recently for a chat with Zan Rowe. Don’t miss your chance to help them launch the album in Sydney, at The Civic on the 31st August. Featuring a huge array of the Big Village MC roster as guests, and supports from Deadbeat & Hazy, Tenth Dan & Grub, Roleo, Migz, Julzo, Moonbase Commander & Laxe it’s going to be … Continue reading Suburban Dark – Second Front Album Launch

Must Volkoff – White Russian

The Must Volkoff production album White Russian is scheduled for release later this year. The first taste comes in the form of two tracks on limited edition 7″ vinyl featuring Mata & Koots. Pre-orders will be shipped with signed posters and digital download cards. The Must Volkoff 7″ vinyl is available for pre-order/download now. Check the video for Side A Two Sheet Landscape feat. Mata, Side B Grub feat. Koots coming soon. Paypal downloads are available from here. Tracklisting: Side A: Two Sheet Landscape feat. Mata Side B: Grub feat. Koots Pang Productions  ||  Bandcamp  ||  iTunes Continue reading Must Volkoff – White Russian

Big Village – ‘This Is That’ Official Video

It’s been a huge 2012 over at Big Village HQ with some killer releases, and tours (including packing the entire label into a bus) and to celebrate the entire label joined forces once again for the Big Village Xmas Party at Goodgod Small Club on Dec 22nd. Featuring perfromances from Daily Meds, True Vibenation, Loose Change (Ellesquire + Rapaport), Mute + Kit Complete, Suburban Dark, Tenth Dan & Grub and DJs Klue, Roleo and Migz, it was a fitting way to end such a special year for the roster. The This is That official video is taken from Big Things Volume Two and … Continue reading Big Village – ‘This Is That’ Official Video

Exclusive: Rapaport on FBi Radio

Rapaport is one the most creatively diverse MCs in Australia and co-label manager of Big Village. For the last 8 years Rapaport has contributed extensively to the Sydney hip hop/ arts scene in various groups and artistic projects as an MC, manager, musician and producer. Rapaport is a founding member of Loose Change with Ellesquire and P Major, and guitarist and front man of live band The Phonies, who released their debut EP Keeping It Fake in 2007. He is also creator and director of Hip Hop theatre, game show Sketch The Rhyme, which is a 12 piece live show of MCs, visual artists and band, who have performed at Edinburgh Fringe Fest 2011, … Continue reading Exclusive: Rapaport on FBi Radio

Tuka – Time & Space

Time & Space is taken from Tuka’s sophomore album Feedback Loop out Oct 26th through Big Village Records. Feedback Loop features guest vocalists: Jeswon, Jane Tyrrell, Ellesquire, Tenth Dan, Solo & Maples. Feedback Loop will feature production by: Sleepers Awake, DJ Morgs, Roleo, Grub & Suburban Dark. Time & Space, produced by Roleo. Recorded at Two Toes Studios by Caustic. Additional vocals by Maples, recorded at Studios 301 by Simon Cohen. Stay tuned for the premier of Tuka’s next single featuring Elefant Traks beauty Jayne Tyrrell titled Die A Happy Man. Tumblr  ||  Facebook  ||   NFE Continue reading Tuka – Time & Space

Rapaport ‘Patterns’ Launch

Big Village Records is proud to present the official Launch for Rapaport’s Patterns mixtape, an unrelenting dose of left field grime raps, over an assortment of original and bootlegged bass beats from UK and Australia.  This collection of tracks showcases Rapaport as a unique MC in the Australian hip hop landscape, pursuing a defiantly UK sound, while still retaining a self effacing honesty and oddball sense of humour in his lyricism. August 17 will see Rapaport take over GoodGod Small Club with a night of banging hip-hop and sophisticated grime, with Live support from Swarmy, Julez & DJ Sizzle (from Melbourne), … Continue reading Rapaport ‘Patterns’ Launch

Rapaport – Patterns Mixtape

Rapaport is one the most creatively diverse MCs in Australia and co-label manager of Big Village. For the last 8 years Rapaport has contributed extensively to the Sydney hip hop/ arts scene in various groups and artistic projects as an MC, manager, musician and producer. Rapaport is a founding member of Loose Change with Ellesquire and P Major, and guitarist and front man of live band The Phonies, who released their debut EP Keeping It Fake in 2007. He is also creator and director of Hip Hop theatre, game show Sketch The Rhyme, which is a 12 piece live show … Continue reading Rapaport – Patterns Mixtape