Plutonic Lab The Crib feat Guilty Simpson 7″ RSD Exclusive

Vinyl fiends, RSD is on this weekend and there are a number of vinyl pieces that you’ll need to grab to satisfy that thirst. The first we want to discuss is the 7” dropping from Plutonic Lab. Titled The Crib, the new single features Guilty Simpson on the mic and is limited to 150 pieces. This is the first taste of Plutonic’s new LP, Deep Above The Noise, dropping at some stage this year. The new single is backed with Flex The Complex. You can find a list of the stockists below. Be sure to head out this weekend and support your … Continue reading Plutonic Lab The Crib feat Guilty Simpson 7″ RSD Exclusive

Guilty Simpson & Katalyst AUS/NZ Tour 2014

Detroit MC Guilty Simpson and Sydney DJ / Producer Katalyst first linked up to work on the Quakers album with Geoff Barrow for Stones Throw Records. It was a good match and not long after Stones Throw approached Katalyst to do more work with Guilty. Since then, they have been busy cooking up something special in the lab. The details of which are still mysterious, but its safe to say while he’s on our shores for a run of live shows with Katalyst they will be showcasing some hot tunes off this upcoming release along with the classics that has … Continue reading Guilty Simpson & Katalyst AUS/NZ Tour 2014

Pharoahe Monch feat. DJ Revolution Get Down (Prod. M-Phazes)

Coalmine Records is turning ten, and in celebration of their decade long run, they are pleased to roll out the promotional campaign for our long awaited compilation album, Unearthed. Set to be released as a double disc set on May 13th containing both a mixed version, arranged by DJ Revolution of The World Famous Wake Up Show, and an Untagged Deluxe Edition, which includes three bonus cuts, Unearthed, epitomises our commitment to delivering quality Hip-Hop. The tracklist serves as a who’s who of today’s independent Hip-Hop scene, packed with features from both veteran and burgeoning emcees such as Pharoahe Monch, Kool G Rap, … Continue reading Pharoahe Monch feat. DJ Revolution Get Down (Prod. M-Phazes)

Chasm To Release EP Series

Australia’s most dexterous producer Chasm will be releasing a series of EP’s this year. The first of which, Diamond Cuts, out March 15th, features long-time collaborators Skryptcha and Rachael Berry. Lead single Oo La La La will be available from iTunes when the EP drops.  EP’s to come see Chasm team up with esteemed artists Monchichi, Guilty Simpson, and Blak Twang. Check out the behind the scenes video for Chasm’s next clip Dreamin feat. RUCL and Gappy Ranks below. Chasm Beats  ||  Twitter  ||  Soundcloud Continue reading Chasm To Release EP Series

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix and Brad Strut. Chasm approaches beats like a … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

Chasm – Smokey

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – Smokey

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer.  Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm’s highly anticpated LP release This Is How We Never Die is due  April 27th through Obese Records and features big names such as AG (DITC), Delta, Lazy Grey, Hau, Brad Strut, Guilty Simpson, Fashawn, Solo, Blak Twang, David Dallas and many more.  Chasm is one of the leading hip hop producers in Australia, signed to Obese Records for his solo work and to Elefant Traks for his work with his crew Astronomy Class featuring Ozi Batla and Sir Robbo. Having released 2 crew albums, Exit Strategy (2006) and Pursuit Of Happiness (2009) and 2 solo joints in the last … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

aahh album art of the month: Quakers

Stones Throw debuts the most exciting hip hop project since Dilla and Madlib joined forces for Jaylib – a 40+ track album from production outfit Quakers, featuring Golden Era crate dug beats and visceral verses from the likes of Dead Prez, Jonwayne, Aloe Blacc and so many more. Quakers consists of local beatmaster Katalyst, Fuzzface (a.k.a. Portishead‘s Geoff Barrow), and 7-Stu-7, a triage of venerable producers in their own right whose combined efforts prove boom-bap is far from dead. Fuzzface is better known as Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, a long-time Stones Throw supporter in touch with Peanut Butter Wolf since championing the … Continue reading aahh album art of the month: Quakers

Announcing: Quakers

Quakers is a hip-hop collective boasting 35 members which orbits around a core of three producers: Fuzzface, 7-Stu-7 and Katalyst. Fuzzface is better known as Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, a long-time Stones Throw supporter in touch with Peanut Butter Wolf since championing the Jaylib album back in 2004.  7-Stu-7 is Portishead’s engineer and in-house producer at Invada Records in the UK. Katalyst is one of the most respected producers in Australia and a partner in Invada Records.  Disillusioned with much of the hip-hop around them, the like-minded producers set out to create the type of rap record they’d want to listen to. … Continue reading Announcing: Quakers