Red Bull Curates x HOME Nightclub

In the true spirit of ‘giving wings’ to people and ideas, Red Bull have teamed up with Ironlak and four of the best street artists in Australia, to give Sydney’s HOME nightclub a makeover. As of this past Sunday night, Lister, Shida, Vans the Omega and Sofles have been locked into the club. For five nights they will turn HOME into their temporary home, eating, sleeping, relaxing, living and painting the internal walls of the nightclub. HOME opened in November, 1998 in Darling Harbour, as Sydney’s first custom built ‘super club’. Almost 15 years on, the venue has seen better … Continue reading Red Bull Curates x HOME Nightclub

Coin x Akouo – Letters To The Sun

Letters To The Sun is a soul/hip hop duo featuring Perth MC Coin (The Stoops) and Tasmanian producer/DJ Akouo. Their debut self-titled album is out on the 22nd March 2013 (today), through Obese Distribution. Originating from two of the most musically isolated parts of Australia, Perth Coin and Tasmanian DJ/producer Akouo have been quietly building a cache of sounds that blend neo-soul, backpack rap and eclectic rhythms. The duo draw inspiration from a range of influences, from hip hop producers such as J Dilla, Pete Rock, Hitek, Exile and 20Syl to neo-soul figures like Amp Fiddler, Erykah Badu and Common. As a … Continue reading Coin x Akouo – Letters To The Sun

Skryptcha’s Top 10 of 2009!

After a poor showing last year, it’s time to get some aussie hip hop in the Triple J Hottest 100 for 2009. Each week leading up to the countdown allaussie hip hop will provide you with a selected Australian artists  ‘Top 10’ of the year. To kick things off we have Skryptcha, the 22-year-old Sydney MC who released his Left To Write EP earlier in the year which featured hits like Food For Thought and a fav of ours Turtles. Here’s a bit on what Skryptcha had to say about his upcoming album titled ‘One Way’ due for release early 2010. Expect some … Continue reading Skryptcha’s Top 10 of 2009!