Jones Jnr Release Debut EP & Announce East Coast Tour

Sydney’s old school soul and R&B connoisseurs JONES Jnr have just released their debut EP Step on Sleep late last week. The project of vocalist Ev Jones and Thundamentals founding member/producer Morgan Jones, JONES Jnr traverse a unique blend of old school-soul mixed with contemporary beats. Produced entirely by Morgan Evans, Step in Sleep was written in London, New York and LA and recorded at the Thundamentals studio in Sydney and BounceCounty in Melbourne with Pip Norman AKA Countbounce. “We have a lot to share with the world when it comes to the JONES Jnr sound. It’s still growing and … Continue reading Jones Jnr Release Debut EP & Announce East Coast Tour

Urthboy Brings ‘Make Me A Mixtape’ To Sydney

Urthboy’s debut performance of Make Me a Mixtape at Brisbane Festival was one of the highlights and has subsequently been snapped up by Melbourne Festival. This wildly original celebration of making mixtapes comes to Sydney for one night at The Basement Saturday November 8. Urthboy has created a retrospective mixtape to accompany the true story of a youthful adventure on a formative overseas trip. The songs are performed live by Urthboy, Ngaiire, Joyride (One Day), Jane Tyrrell, Ev Jones (Jones Jnr), Rival MC (Black Arm Band) and a cracking live band. Make Me A Mixtape with Urthboy & Special Guests … Continue reading Urthboy Brings ‘Make Me A Mixtape’ To Sydney

JONES Jnr. Announced as Support for Kelis’ Australian Tour

Award-winning artist Kelis has recently confirmed JONES Jnr. as supports for her Splendour in the Grass sideshows. The sultry singer sauntered into the charts as a sonically compelling 20-year-old whose infamous track ‘Milkshake’ became a global sensation. But it’s not all boys in the yard, and Kelis has swapped out some sexy for soul on her new album Food, out now, which reveals her at her most frank and vulnerable. Littered with a transcendent, Spector-esque lift, warm bottom ends and vast depth, the music is the perfect backdrop for Kelis’ unique voice. The latter has only improved with time and … Continue reading JONES Jnr. Announced as Support for Kelis’ Australian Tour

Blue Mnts Artists Announce Bushfire Benefit Show

It’s no secret that something in the Blue Mountains water has meant that over the last ten years, its musical alumni has produced more influential hip hop / electronic artists than any other region outside of Australian capital cities. The devastating fires that swept through the Blue Mnts area have brought together some of its most celebrated artists for a massive ONE OFF SHOW to raise money for their friends, family and the Blue Mnts community at large. Featuring Hermitude, Urthboy, Thundamentals, Dialectrix, Tuka, JONES Jnr, Joe New + locals Tenth Dan & Grub and A Blank Canvas – with … Continue reading Blue Mnts Artists Announce Bushfire Benefit Show

aahh Radio – Episode 2: Jones JNR. (Ev Jones)

In episode 2 of aahh Radio we chat to Ev Jones, who is one half of the Jones JNR. outfit along with DJ Morgs of the Thundamentals. In Episode 2, we discuss the groups brand new mixtape The Soultape 2, their recent run of performances with Fat Freddy’s Drop and a whole lot more. Expect a whole heap of dope guests and features in the upcoming episodes of aahh Radio, as well as all your latest news, reviews, and happenings from the world of Hip Hop. If you would like to feature in an upcoming episode of aahh radio, submit a track … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 2: Jones JNR. (Ev Jones)

JONES jnr. – The Soultape 2

JONES Jnr. is Evan Jones and Morgan Jones (no relation) and together they traverse a unique blend of old-school soul, mixed with contemporary beats. For The Soultape 2, JONES Jnr. had a new approach to recording. “By popular demand we made the tracks longer. We had our own studio this time round, as opposed to Morgs bedroom, so we naturally delved deeper into the tracks, explored new sounds and used more live instruments,” says Ev. The Soultape 2 is available now as a free download. Download  ||  Facebook  ||  Twitter Continue reading JONES jnr. – The Soultape 2

Tuka, Ellesquire & Jones Jnr. – June Long Weekend @ The Newton Hotel

Fresh from Groovin’ The Moo and Seth Sentry’s national tours, Tuka and Ellesquire have been tearing the country apart with sold out shows everywhere. Saturday June 8 will see them come direct to their hometown to join fellow locals Jones Jnr at Newtown Hotel for one hell of a night of Soul and Hip Hop. Tuka, one third of Newtown’s beloved Thundamentals has had an insanely busy 18 months starting with the release of Thundmentals highly acclaimed Foreverlution which ignited a blazing tour all over the country. Thundamentals fast became Triple j’s most popular ‘Like A Version’ with their cover of Matt Corby’s Brother. … Continue reading Tuka, Ellesquire & Jones Jnr. – June Long Weekend @ The Newton Hotel