Block Party Tour 2009 – Full Lineups

The final lineup for the 2009 Obese Records Block Party has been revealed. Along with headliners Drapht, Muph & Plutonic, and the newly formed Gully Platoon, the tour will feature Illy (on all dates), Thundamentals (on most) and a rotating schedule of artists including Hyjak N Torcha, Spit Syndicate, Coalition Crew, Skryptcha, Bias B, and Reason alongside one-off performances from Urthboy, Horrorshow, Hunter, Rainman, Cross Bred Mongrels, Beats Working and many more. The tour’s homecoming in Melbourne will feature an extensive 10-artist extravaganza to cap off the run before heading off for its curtain call in Hobart. The tour kicks … Continue reading Block Party Tour 2009 – Full Lineups

TWIT PICS (Weekly)

Will start posting some of the top Twitpics, that are related to aussie hip hop. For all of those who can’t bear to join Twitter. This week we see Gully Platoon posters and CD’s arriving at Obese. We also see that the Elefant Traks guys, Horrorshow have finally mastered their album (sweet). Also frrom Elefant Traks we have Urthboy’s – Spitshine Album. We also see an interesting article that appeared in the Adelaide Advertiser on the Hilltop Hoods. Continue reading TWIT PICS (Weekly)


It’s that time of year again……. 2009 will be the sixth instalment of the hugely successful OBESE BLOCK PARTY TOUR, and will feature headliners Drapht, Muph & Plutonic, and the newly formed Pegz group, Gully Platoon on a 10-date run across the country. The cream of the Obese Records roster and some very special guests will feature throughout the country including Illy, Spit Syndicate and Thundamentals, full lineups for every show will be announced shortly. The Obese Records Block Party is one of the Australia’s long-standing tours, providing aussie hip hop fans an up-close and live look at some of … Continue reading OBESE BLOCK PARTY 2009

GULLY PLATOON – The Great Divide

After a few days off, we are back with some huge news in the aussie hip hop scene. First off we see Gully Platoon. This outfit is the combined firepower of Pegz, Dialectrix, Joe New and DJ 2Buck, with production duties of the likes of Jase and Plutonic Labs. The skills of these super-talented musos is going to come together on the outfit’s debut record The Great Divide. Set to drop August 7, the first single from The Great Divide is Coat Of Paint. You can check out the first single and a few other songs here. The guys from … Continue reading GULLY PLATOON – The Great Divide