Anthony Devine Presents: Contest Us The Album

Anthony Devine, son of Melbourne jazz musician Gary Devine, was almost inevitably set to pursue a career in music. Having taken up piano at the age of eight and studying primarily under Andy Cowan, he progressed to studying bass guitar at age twelve with notable figures such as Dan West, Wylie J. Miller, Tim Pryde, and Drew Deadman. Now, having worked for some years across a diverse range of musical styles including Hip-Hop, Reggae, Metal, Funk, Jazz, and Afrobeat, he has honed his skills as a progressive musician and had the privilege of playing with prominent artists such as King … Continue reading Anthony Devine Presents: Contest Us The Album

Muma Doesa – Ms. Fortune

Muma Doesa is an emcee/vocalist performing live in Melbourne since 2004, both solo and with Blunt Paper Massive, has just released her solo album, Ms. Fortune. Ms. Fortune is a fresh perspective on Hip Hop with Soul and Reggae influences. On the title track Ms. Fortune Muma Doesa tells honest stories of personal struggle and discovering her family history on her travels. The majority of the mixing and cuts where handled by DJ Rellik at Turnstyle Records. The album features Ruth Rogers-Wright, Zee, Dunna, Vytal One, Baptiste, Jess Harlen and Jowah. You can pick Muma Doesa – Ms Fortune for digital release … Continue reading Muma Doesa – Ms. Fortune

Jess Harlen – Weaving

Boldly dubbed ‘an artist to watch’ by Rolling Stone magazine, Jess Harlen has lived up to the hype following the release of sophomore album Park Yard Slang. Due to popular demand by Harlen’s loyal fanbase, Weaving by majority vote, was chosen to be the second single from the album.   Produced by Plutonic Lab, the sub-heavy beat sets down solid ground, a complimentary setting for Harlen’s dreamy vocals. Fresh, crisp, and lyrically sophisticated, Weaving is a universally relatable tale of solitude.   Currently living between Brisbane and Boston, Harlen shot the music video for Weaving in Chinatown, New York. The clip features chiselled Brooklyn based Krump Dancer HallowDreamz. His presence intermittently scattered among frames of Jess, symbolic; an … Continue reading Jess Harlen – Weaving

Mr Grevis – Drift Away feat. Jess Harlen

It’s been a long road leading to the release of a debut album for Garry McPhee – or Mr. Grevis, as you most likely know him. The MC has been freestyling since 16 purely for the love of it, but up until recently chose not to release any of the verses he has been spitting. The change of heart seems to have been a good one. His first track The Youth skyrocketed to the top of the triple j Unearthed chart where it continued to take the number one spot for several weeks. (Tunes So High and Sunday Struggle also featured.) The … Continue reading Mr Grevis – Drift Away feat. Jess Harlen

Muph & Plutonic 2011 Wrap Up

2011 has seen Muph & Plutonic hit stages again, playing Come Together, Essence, Reconciliation, Life’s A Beach festivals as a stripped back two piece with Plutonic on drums & Muph on the mic. They then hit the road on the national Party, Party, Party tour with Drapht throughout September / October. Plutonic continues to find extra hours in the week with his list of production credits continuing to reinforce his as one of the best & most prolific Australian beat producers in the game. Drapht, Gully Platoon, Horrowshow, Resin Dogs, TZU, Hilltop Hoods have all chosen to work with Plutonic Lab, … Continue reading Muph & Plutonic 2011 Wrap Up

Drapht – The Party, Party, Party Tour 2011 feat. Muph & Plutonic

Muph & Plutonic join Drapht on  The Party, Party, Party Tour 2011 – tickets on sale Friday August 5. Those out there in the know, know that Muph & Plutonic haven’t stopped working the last two years. However their projects have been happening behind the scenes. Now stepping back out on the road, the Melbourne-based hip-hop duo have been announced to join Drapht on The Party, Party, Party tour. The tour hits capital cities and regional centers through September and October. In the last six months Muph & Plutonic have been hitting stages again, playing Come Together, Essence, Reconciliation festivals as a stripped back two piece with just Plutonic … Continue reading Drapht – The Party, Party, Party Tour 2011 feat. Muph & Plutonic

Pegz – Drama (April 8th, pre-order now!)

Rising from a self-imposed hiatus, one of Australian hip hop’s hardest hitting artists returns to the recording fold with his brand new album Drama. With rhymes like ransom letters, the latest is an unrelenting, no-holds barred assault on politics, global issues, Australian life and hip hop. Like the unmistakable voice, Pegz is never one to hold back with the fire, all while maintaining a humorous streak of clever lyricism and biting commentary. From the opening calling card of Capital P to the Brazilian-influenced flavour of the first single Bombs Away, Drama continues the legacy of the Capricorn Cat by pouring … Continue reading Pegz – Drama (April 8th, pre-order now!)

Plutonic and G-Love Winners Announced

Thanks to everyone that entered the Plutonic & G Love – Moonshine Lemonade ticket giveaway! We would like to congratulate the following heads: Melbourne: Kelli G Amy Z Sydney: Allan H Mark M *All winners will be notified by phone or email. Plutonic and G Love are offering a preview of their entire Moonshine Lemonade album for a limited time only here. The album won’t be released until February 18, but is available for pre-order now on iTunes or as a limited signed digipack through JB HI FI here. Show details: Friday 14th January at Northcote Social Club, Melbourne Saturday … Continue reading Plutonic and G-Love Winners Announced

New Show added to the Plutonic & G Love – Moonshine Lemonade Tour

This is your last chance to win a double pass to either the Sydney or Melbourne Pluto & G Love shows on their Moonshine Lemonade tour! Email with your contact details to win….it’s that easy. Drawn tomorrow!! Show details: Friday 14th January at Northcote Social Club, Melbourne Saturday 15th January at Oxford Art Factory, Sydney New Show Announced: Sunday 16th January at The Great Northern Hotel, Newcastle Bonjah will be in support for all shows along with Jess Harlen for Melbourne and Sydney. Don’t forget – you can still pre-order the Plutonic & G Love signed digipak editions of … Continue reading New Show added to the Plutonic & G Love – Moonshine Lemonade Tour

Bonjah added to Plutonic & G Love’s Moonshine Lemonade Shows **Win a double pass to SYD or MELB show**

Plutonic and G Love have announced that they will be bring Melbourne blues and roots outfit, Bonjah, with them for their Moonshine Lemonade shows in Melbourne and Sydney in January. Plutonic (of Muph & Plutonic) and G Love (of G Love and Special Sauce) have spent a year collaborating from opposites sides of the globe to produce their full-length album Moonshine Lemonade – a raunchy mix of blues, hip hop, grit and swagger. The album’s first single, F@#k It has exploded online, hitting 16,000 plays in just 6 days on the blog All Aussie Hip Hop and reaching Number 9 … Continue reading Bonjah added to Plutonic & G Love’s Moonshine Lemonade Shows **Win a double pass to SYD or MELB show**

The Tongue – Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy is the title to your second full length LP dropping today. How are you feeling about the finished product? I feel like its my best work to date. I’m working with the best producers, I’m writing the best songs of my career, all the guests brought their A-game….I’m really proud of this album… It’s a slick-looking package for sure, is there any meaning behind the title Alternative Energy? The human race is headed for disaster….I don’t believe in that 2012 crap but all the signs suggest we need to change our ways. If we don’t find a better … Continue reading The Tongue – Alternative Energy

Spit Syndicate – Starry Eyed Video

The video for Starry Eyed. From the acclaimed new Spit Syndicate album Exile. Out now from Obese Records. The clip is directed by Artifact Digital, the incredibly talented crew that are behind the Jess Harlen, Gully Platoon, Illy, Ozi Batla, Dialectrix, Horrorshow, Mantra film clips..they’ve done a whole lot of crazy shit before, check out their website here. Behind the scenes at the Starry Eyed video shoot. Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Starry Eyed Video

Muph & Plutonic Headline HiFi Birthday Bash

Iconic live music venue The HiFi are celebrating their birthday in June and have lined up Muph & Plutonic to headline shows at both their Melbourne and Brisbane locations. After touring the nation as part of this year’s Groovin’ The Moo festival, Muph & Plutonic will hit the HiFi June 11th in Melbourne before heading to Brisbane June 12th. Labelmates Chasm & Vida-Sunshyne will feature at the Melbourne show while Jess Harlen will perform at both dates. The Optimen and Rainman will feature in Brisbane with more to be announced shortly for Melbourne. Tickets for both shows are on sale … Continue reading Muph & Plutonic Headline HiFi Birthday Bash

Inside Plutonic Lab

Here are some pics we thought you may find interesting. Thrown up by the man that’s responsible for some of the dopest production in this country – Plutonic Lab. Please note pic 4: Melbourne-based soul artist Jess Harlen debuts her anticipated full length album Neon Heartache, the first release from the freshly launched Plethora Records. Titled Watch The Water, this song is the first sample of music from the heralded musical collaboration between Harlen (named ‘Best Unsigned Artist’ at the 2007 Urban Music Awards) and 2008 ARIA Nominee and 2009 Mercury Prize Winner (for his work with Speech Debelle) Plutonic … Continue reading Inside Plutonic Lab