Thundamentals Stellar Award Nomination List For 3rd Album So We Can Remember

Just 7 months after the watershed release of their third album So We Can Remember Thundamentals are still pinching themselves to be honoured with nominations for a slew of major music awards in 2014. Thundamentals’ So We Can Remember, a #1 Digital, Independent, Australian & Urban ARIA Album, [rel. 2 May 2014, Obese Records] was a Feature Album on Triple J and Fbi FM, spawned a sold out tour following the success of single ‘Smiles Don’t Lie’, and saw their YouTube views get within a Thundakat whisker of 3 million. As well, So We Can Remember is the ONLY record … Continue reading Thundamentals Stellar Award Nomination List For 3rd Album So We Can Remember

Urthboy Annonces Smokey’s Tour

Fresh from releasing one of the most talked about albums of 2012, Urthboy hits the road with a new live band and a j Award nomination. Urthboy’s new album Smokey’s Haunt has received a phenomenal response after debuting at #14 on the ARIA Album Chart. It was triple j Album of the Week, The Australian gave it a 5 star review saying it was “absolutely captivating” and it was announced just this morning as a nominee for the 2012 j award. From Rolling Stone to The Sydney Morning Herald and beyond, Smokey’s Haunt has been lauded for its storytelling, receiving 4 star … Continue reading Urthboy Annonces Smokey’s Tour

Hermitude – The Villain

Hermitude’s astonishing rise is set to continue as they announce a new single and 2013 tour. They’ve released worldwide (Regal/Parlophone & Astralwerks), sold out countless shows across Australia and internationally and in the process catapulted themselves into the festival circuit with spots at Groovin The Moo, Parklife and Homebake. Their production work has been in solid demand with remixes for The Presets, Missy Higgins and co-production credits on Urthboy’s acclaimed Smokey’s Haunt album. They won an AIR Award for Best Dance/Electronic Release and have been nominated for two ARIAs (Best Dance Release & Best Video) and a j award for … Continue reading Hermitude – The Villain

Hermitude – Speak Of The Devil: Receives J-Award Video Nomination

Hermitude have established their reputation for brilliant studio productions with an engaging and innovative live show – incorporating a confident, almost effortless musicianship with a deft grasp of technology. Playing with underground hip hop artists and electronic acts from all over the world.   In 2007 they released the Rare Sightings EP before embarking on their third album, Threads in 2008. Hermitude’s sound progressed into more electronic territory, embracing instrumental hip hop’s electronic relative ‘future beats’. Artists such as Glitch Mob and DJ Krush started dropping Hermitude songs in live sets. The first single on their fourth record dropped in … Continue reading Hermitude – Speak Of The Devil: Receives J-Award Video Nomination

Katalyst – Ready To Drop feat. Kween G

Producing since the mid nineties, Sydney based Ashley Anderson initially recorded under the moniker of Moonrock with the late Illpickl, releasing a self titled album in early ’98 to critical acclaim, and went on to contribute tracks to the internationally renowned Cafe Del Mar. Katalyst, he had his first solo release with a track on the internationally respected, Dope on Plastic compilation. May 2002 saw the release of the Katalyst’s debut album Manipulating Agent. The first release for Invada Records, this well crafted album received remarkable acclaim. Initially Triple J album of the week, the album went on to earn … Continue reading Katalyst – Ready To Drop feat. Kween G

Space Invadas annouce tour with Koolism

Space Invadas video clip Done It Again is here! Starring Katalyst and Steve Spacek. Featuring Alex Young, Pat Torres, Warren Jackson and Fantine. The clip was directed by Nick Fogarty, who produced Art V Science J Award winning video for “Parlez-Vous Francais?” The monochromatic treatment creates a world where the artist is floating in an undefined space. The world of the “Space Invadas”. Dont miss the Space Invadas album launch show in your city. Get your tickets now. Come witness the landing of SOUL:FI,  Space Invadas live band with special guests plus Koolism giving you a taste on their forthcoming … Continue reading Space Invadas annouce tour with Koolism

Phrase to Remix Bertie Blackman

Phrase has revealed to Triple J that he’s working with Bertie Blackman to remix a track from her J Award nominated album “Secrets and Lies“. Speaking to Zan on Mornings Phrase said: “I hope I haven’t let the cat out of the bag here. I think she’s doing a bunch of remixes for the album and they asked me to do something with it so I’m going to try and remix a song, put some verses on it and kind of put my touch to it.” Phrase and Bertie Blackman are nominated for Australian Album of the Year in the … Continue reading Phrase to Remix Bertie Blackman

Phrase Nominated For 2009 J Awa

The next round of nominees for this year’s J Award (Triple J’s annual celebration of the best Australian albums of the year) have been announced. Emcee Phrase for his album Clockwork has been among the nominees put up this round. As we know Phrase’s album Clockwork sat tucked away on a shelf for many months due to the fact that no one wanted to release it. After hearing any one of the tracks on this solid album, you quickly realise that the labels involved must have seriously slept on this release. So everyone here at allaussie hip hop would like … Continue reading Phrase Nominated For 2009 J Awa

The Herd and Koolism

We have done a post about this concert already (here), but it was such a long time ago that we thought we would refresh your memory about this one. The Herd are rolling through town for their last headline show in over a year.  It’s been a crazy 12 months, complete with top ten charting album, ARIA nomination, J Award for Best Video (2020), AIR Awards for Best independent Artist and Best Hip Hop album. Plus their national tour for Summerland was the biggest tour in their history. This year was going to be the R & R year with … Continue reading The Herd and Koolism

(International Year Of) ASTRONOMY CLASS – Exit Strategy

Marking the International Year Of Astronomy with style: hip hop group Astronomy Class release their second album. The album sees producers Sir Robbo and Chasm build on their signature reggae-blessed hip-hop, brought to life so magically on their 2006 debut, Exit Strategy, while dipping deeper into the sweet soul of Motown’s yesteryear. Ozi Batla makes a welcome return to the mic, brimming with confidence following The Herd’s AIR and J Award winning, ARIA top ten album, Summerland. He delivers his own lyrical stamp on the trials and tribulations of modern life, crafting a sharp-witted and layered listen. John Maddox (bass) … Continue reading (International Year Of) ASTRONOMY CLASS – Exit Strategy

THE HERD – LAST HEADLINE SHOW AND DVD

Despite hanging up their boots for 2009, The Herd have given in to the demands of online fans and are announcing a final Tour (East Coast only). The tour coincides with the special DVD release of the Elefant Traks 10th Anniversary Party, filmed with 13 cameras in late 2008. The DVD captures the vitality and energy of the Elefant Traks celebration. It’s been a phenomenally successful 12 months for The Herd: their fourth album Summerland debuting at #7 on the ARIA chart and the resulting tour was the biggest in their history. They went on to win two AIRA Awards … Continue reading THE HERD – LAST HEADLINE SHOW AND DVD