Stream: Mind Over Matter This Way To Elsewhere

After beginning their album tour with a bunch of dates this month, Sydney hip hop duo Mind Over Matter have now released a second round to accompany them as well as celebrate the release of their awaited third album This Way to Elsewhere – out now via I Forget Sorry!/Shock Records (iTunes or JB Hi-Fi). Mind Over Matter (MCs Willow and Smiles Again) have gone from strength to strength since the 2006 release of their debut mixtape For Our Hip Hoppers. Their rapid musical growth can be heard on the world-class production of This Way To Elsewhere. Pre-production on the album … Continue reading Stream: Mind Over Matter This Way To Elsewhere

Mind Over Matter Shape Another Heart Feat. Jon Reichardt

After the success of their powerful single What They Say featuring guest verses from hip-hop heavyweights and touring buddies Bliss N Eso, Sydney hip-hop duo Mind Over Matter have just dropped the brand new LP This Way To Elsewhere today. Pre production on This Way To Elsewhere took place over a two week period with help from producer Matik who has worked with local hip hop legends Seth Sentry, Pez and Bliss N Eso. The remainder of the record was recorded at (one half of Mind Over Matter) MC Smiles Again’s Sydney Studio ‘The Swordfish Tank’. Mixed by Carig Bauer (Lupe Fiasco, Kanye West) This Way To Elsewhere is this duo’s most impressive record to date. Mind Over Matter also … Continue reading Mind Over Matter Shape Another Heart Feat. Jon Reichardt

Smiles Again – How ‘Bout You Stop Being So Funny & Say Something Serious

After two mixtapes and two critically acclaimed albums with Mind Over Matter the debut solo offering from Smiles Again has landed in the form of his new EP How About You Stop Being So Funny & Say Something Serious. One half of Sydney based hip hop duo Mind Over Matter, Smiles, 23, has played shows alongside Willow for the past 5 years. Together the boys have sold out shows nationally and toured extensively as both a headline and major support for artists such as Bliss n Eso, Method Man & Redman, Drapht just to name a few. Solo, Smiles expresses a … Continue reading Smiles Again – How ‘Bout You Stop Being So Funny & Say Something Serious

Phatchance – Rappertag #34

Phatchance – Rapper Tag number thirty four. Shot on location at Oxford Art Factory in Sydney. Edited and directed by Alex Watts. Special thanks to Jon Reichardt, Alex Watts, Rob Di Marzo, Johnny Utah & Oxford Art Factory. Lyrics I heard somebody say rapper tag was dead; I heard them say they should tag someone else instead, Well I’m here to pay the morgue a visit, Plus Fubex spat some real raw lyrics for a dude whose autistic, So you should pay him due respect, You act like animals, he’s a true vet you should wish the dude best, So … Continue reading Phatchance – Rappertag #34

I Forget, Sorry! – Mind Over Matter: Free single download from new album ‘Just Like Fireworks’

Mind Over Matter are set to explode with their fittingly titled sophomore album Just Like Fireworks. March 18th marks the release date from this cracker of an album. Be sure to keep an eye out for this one. Kicking things off in late 2010 with the debut single release Rappers In Wonderland, which was added to playlist on Triple J and community radio tastemakers, FBi. The new seventeen track long player is host to a melody of original and sample based beats which features a list of talented guest vocalist including; Pigeon John (US), Vida-Sunshyne, Saving Grace, Drakezilla, Jon Reichardt, … Continue reading I Forget, Sorry! – Mind Over Matter: Free single download from new album ‘Just Like Fireworks’

Coptic Soldier- The Sound of Wings 2 (Acoustic) Out Feb 18th

Coptic Soldier has gone from strength to strength over the past year, his debut EP The Sound of Wings (a cross-genre collaborative effort with Sydney soul singer Miriam Waks) proved a huge hit on independent radio stations across the country, spending months in AMRAP’s Top 5 “Most Ordered To Air” charts. As well as joining Phatchance on two national headline tours and supporting many of the “whose who” of Australian Hip-Hop (Bliss N Eso, Drapht, The Herd, Pez, etc), Coptic has earned a reputation for bridging the genre gap through his close collaborations with multi-instrumentalist and producer Jon Reichardt. The … Continue reading Coptic Soldier- The Sound of Wings 2 (Acoustic) Out Feb 18th