Gaz Hazard presents Lower 42nd Debut 7″ single

Brisbane’s premier home of hip hop music, Karsniogenics is proud to present “The Lower 42nd b/w A King”; the debut 7” single from GAZ HAZARD’s upcoming sophomore release ‘Welcome to Gullywood’. Produced by Sean B (The Statesmen, Kold Heat), The … Continue reading Gaz Hazard presents Lower 42nd Debut 7″ single

“98:Foundation” (Trailer)

In the late 2000’s Bias B approached Heata regarding an idea to make a local documentary about the release of his Beezwax LP from 1998. Together with Discourse they formed a film crew and began interviewing people regarding the early years and development of Australian Hip Hop pre the 2000’s. As more people were interviewed, the team started to realise that the project was bigger than the story of just one album. And so, the film took a different direction. This here is a Trailer cut from their interviews over time with original stock footage. “98:Foundation” is a very important … Continue reading “98:Foundation” (Trailer)

750 Rebels Kold Heat Video Series

“That’s the paper man, it’s not about the cash it’s about the A4”  – Lazy Grey. Karsniogenics & the 750 Rebels present Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & Djdcide. Three of Brisbane hip-hop’s finest underground artists comin’ correct with the long awaited latest installment from members of the infamous 750 Rebels, Kold Heat. Following on from the short film prequel to the album Kold Heat | Bring It To Ya City DVD released in late 2013, the crew are set to burn up ya sound system with this latest body of work. Because the guys are just so damn nice the first … Continue reading 750 Rebels Kold Heat Video Series

Tornts – Poison

Representing Melbourne with a street swagger only Tornts can bring to the table comes Poison. This is Tornts at his venomous best over an epic new Kharnivor beat. Accompanied by a another classic filmclip executed by Heata, this is a massive ramp up for Tornts in the lead up to a new album. Expect a new full-length LP later in 2013,  which will be released thru Broken Tooth Entertainment and distributed by Obese Distribution.   Twitter  ||  Facebook  ||  Purchase Continue reading Tornts – Poison

Catch Wreck

Every so often, an event comes along with the purpose of cementing itself a place in history. In a time where large showcases are usually catered towards the more mainstream listener, Matt Van Rooy and Catch Wreck have proudly assembled an impeccable line up of artists revered by Hip Hop aficionados and fans Australia wide. This is a night put on by the fans, for the fans. Underground royalty, of this phenomenal caliber have never appeared together in this capacity to perform on the same night. Until now, Get ready to Catch Wreck. Catch Wreck will feature the legendary Lazy Grey with … Continue reading Catch Wreck

Crate Cartel 2011 Wrap Up

In true Goatmob fashion, 2011 was just another year, of which the Cartel paid no attention to… As a result, they traveled everywhere from Brisbane to Perth, Fluent Form finished his third solo album, released it, and has already started his fourth…. Geko & Aetcix decided to release a collection of misguided recordings only to receive critical acclaim whilst Maundz is still working on his album entirely produced by WIK. That is when WIK isn’t being sought after by a plethora of other rappers. Raven has stayed true to his hermit ways after his late 20ten release and is writing up … Continue reading Crate Cartel 2011 Wrap Up

Bias B – Biaslife: Beginnings, Beats & Blessings Interview

Australian hip hop pioneer Bias B has announced his retirement after an extremely influential solo career. His last show in Melbourne at The Corner Hotel was true testament to his genre-defining reign as one of local hip hop’s original kings. The venue packed out with representatives from all corners of the industry showing their support. Here’s what fellow industry innovators Reason, Ciecmate and Pegz have to say about the legendary Melbourne emcee; “Being the first Melbourne based emcee I had ever heard, I’ve always drawn inspiration from Bias B. I have the esteemed honour of calling him a true friend, an honour I cherish. As an artist … Continue reading Bias B – Biaslife: Beginnings, Beats & Blessings Interview

Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life: Hip Hop, Heads & History (Interview)

We catch up with Trem as he sets to release one of the most anticipated hip hop releases these shores have seen. The For The Term Of His Natural Life LP has been a long time coming and let us be the first to tell you…it’s nearly here. We catch up with the man from Unkut to talk about the Omega Man single, hip hop history and of course  everything album related.  The first single taken from the upcoming LP release ‘For The Term Of His Natural Life’ Omega Man has gone wild. The limited edition pack sold out across … Continue reading Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life: Hip Hop, Heads & History (Interview)

Bigfoot Interview – Giant Steps: Imbeciles, Inoffensive Smooth Talking & Emo-Rhymers

aahh: After years and years of waiting, we’ve finally copped the debut LP from “giant” of the scene Bigfoot. Why has it taken so long for us all to see a full length Bigfoot solo album? Bigfoot: I spent a lot of time working on music for other people, doing shows, moving house a whole lot of times, paying bills & laying on my back in hospital.  I’ve never had somewhere stable to record everything, as evidenced by the number of different studios “Giant Steps” was recorded in, so I could never complete tracks to my satisfaction until recently.  I … Continue reading Bigfoot Interview – Giant Steps: Imbeciles, Inoffensive Smooth Talking & Emo-Rhymers

Tornts – The Deadbrain Diaries (Sept. 3)

Staggering out of the radioactive fog that tolls the end for the rotten city crumbling behind comes Tornts, the shuffle of dead feet the only sound in this blasted landscape. The Deadbrain Diaries charts the final, terminal years of a tumoured city. The last, brief flares of light spark from amber glass to sharp steel and rough paper. Tornts has unleashed a furious tirade, raging against the indifference of the bone grinding machine and the piss stained nightmares on every street corner. This is the staggering power of the Tornts juggernaut at full throttle. As one of the leaders of … Continue reading Tornts – The Deadbrain Diaries (Sept. 3)

Syntax – The Musical

Early on in your rap career you were one third of Queensland mainstays Trace Elements –  featuring hip-hop producer  M-Phazes and also emcee Tactic One. Tell us a bit about how that crew came together? Myself and Tactic One were friends in high school, and we met M-Phazes through a mutual friend called Lee who worked at a local record store. He had heard about myself and Tactic through the grapevine and wanted to know if we were interested in meeting his friend M-Phazes. Being new to the whole music thing we were totally interested, and Lee played us a … Continue reading Syntax – The Musical

Jake Biz – Getthefuckouttahere (Film Clip)

Jake Biz – Getthefuckouttahere Film Clip Executed by Heata 2010. Produced & Art Directed by DJ Dcide. Beat produced by Sean B (The StatesMen) 750 Rebels & Karsniogenics in association with http://www.runroyal.com present for free download: Jake Biz – Purgatory EP. After a decade deeply entrenched in Brisbane’s underground hiphop scene, 750 Rebels and Towndrunxxx key member Jake Biz is primed and ready for the release of his upcoming solo debut Commercial Hell. In preparation for the album’s long-awaited release, Karsniogenics is proud to present  Purgatory, the unofficial EP prelude from Jake Biz. Only available via FREE download, Purgatory marks … Continue reading Jake Biz – Getthefuckouttahere (Film Clip)

allaussie hip hop Interview with Geko

Entirely produced by Geko, Crate Cartel Radio encompasses everything good about independent local hip hop. This release includes a stellar line up of guest emcees, strategically picked to add multiple elements of class to this impressive sonic backdrop. Over these 13 tracks, you can find some of Australia’s most renowned and respected veterans including Bias B, Bigfoot and Ciecmate, alongside exciting and anticipated local emcees Kings Konekted, Maundz, Jake Biz, Fatty Phew and many others. We caught up with Geko recently to talk about his upcoming release Crate Cartel Radio, two new aditions to the Crate Cartel roster, a surprise … Continue reading allaussie hip hop Interview with Geko