Spit Syndicate signs to Inertia Music, reveals new track “Inhibitions”

Playing Falls Festival this summer This is the Uber driver passing you the aux chord on the way to the turn up. This is an open bar with no commitments the following day. This is your pre-party, party and kick on, all rolled into one. This is “Inhibitions”. One of Australia’s most dynamic hip hop duos, Spit Syndicate return with this brand new, feel-good track. Fusing garage with trap with Spit Syndicate’s trademark sleek style, “Inhibitions” showcases a stylish, forward-thinking side to the Sydney duo and was produced by Styalz Fuego who was also at the helm for “Know Better”, … Continue reading Spit Syndicate signs to Inertia Music, reveals new track “Inhibitions”

One Day Light Work EP

Sydney hip hop collective One Day have just dropped a new EP to get you in the mood for their upcoming Many Hands Tour. Ticket holders to their upcoming shows get an early and exclusive look at the EP as a “thanks for the continued support”. The Sydney collective are wide-eyed with what’s to come, fresh from opening for superstar Drake on his recent stadium tour, and feeling inspired, if a little fatigued, by the crazy response to their One Day Sundays block parties across the country. With gratitude, Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Joyride & Jackie Onassis have produced a track … Continue reading One Day Light Work EP

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

Briggs Sheplife Tour feat. Hau

Briggs will be hitting the road this October / November for a national run of dates in support of his brand new album Sheplife. The album is the culmination of generations of observations, experiences and stories. The aggression is there but it’s tempered with a thoughtfulness that is always the separator between the good and great artists. As he said himself: “If ‘The Blacklist’ was the punch in the face, ‘Sheplife’ is why I punched you in the face.” With appearances from Ill Bill, Joyride, Hau Sietta and Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu “Sheplife” is the album by which Briggs will be … Continue reading Briggs Sheplife Tour feat. Hau

One Day Tour Stop Motion Video

Fresh from their #2 ARIA album chart debut, One Day are already two shows deep into their nation wide tour. Landing in Adelaide this Friday night and then onto Perth for Saturday, the tour will see the crew comprising of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Jackie Onassis and Joyride play individual sets culminating with an all-in finale. This will be the first time the entire One Day crew will be on stage together. You can see the remaining dates below. One Day Tour Presented by One Day Entertainment, Artist Voice, triple j & Elefant Traks Friday 12th September – HQ, Adelaide Saturday … Continue reading One Day Tour Stop Motion Video

Briggs Sheplife Official Video

You know the Briggs story, indigenous kid from regional Australia. Well, he is just about to drop his sophomore album Sheplife this Friday the 22nd of August. Sheplife is the culmination of generations of observations, experiences and stories. The aggression is there but it’s tempered with a thoughtfulness that is always the separator between the good and great artists. As he said himself: “If The Blacklist was the punch in the face, Sheplife is why I punched you in the face.” With appearances from Ill Bill, Joyride, Sietta and Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Sheplife is the album by which Briggs will compared to … Continue reading Briggs Sheplife Official Video

Briggs Sheplife

You know the Briggs story, indigenous kid from regional Australia (Victoria). if not, let me refresh your memory, from the moment Briggs dropped his self-released debut EP, the brilliant and ground breaking Homemade Bombs (2009), it was obvious to everyone that this marked the arrival of a powerful and unique voice on the scene. His indigenous roots and his rural upbringing in the small country town of Shepparton (Victoria) gave him a perspective like no one else. Powered by a rapid-fire, melodic, direct approach, Briggs was as funny as he was deep. It was this rare combination of characteristics that lead … Continue reading Briggs Sheplife

aahh Radio – One Day ‘Mainline’

Mainline is the highly-anticipated debut album from One Day, the Sydney based hip hop super posse comprising of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Joyride & Jackie Onassis. Founded in 2006, the crew is built on personal history: its members having been friends since high school, and have been touring together and running their monthly Sunday block party One Day Sundays for a long time. Now for the first time they are releasing an official collaborative album. Production comes exclusively from the One Day crew with Adit (Horrorshow) and Raph (Jackie Onassis) flexing their track making muscle across the record. Joyride showcases his impressively versatility across … Continue reading aahh Radio – One Day ‘Mainline’

One Day Mainline Video Series

With the release of the contagious new single Love Me Less, One Day, the crew comprising of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Jackie Onassis and Joyride announce not just a song but an album by the name of Mainline. Mainline is set to catch people by surprise, with a painstakingly crafted album that draws on their individual successes to create something new and unprecedented. This is no supergroup, this is a crew who’ve grown up together and share a collective vision to do some amazing shit. The guys have just dropped one of four video pieces leading up to the album. Horrorshow … Continue reading One Day Mainline Video Series

Listen: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu & Briggs The Hunt

The brand new album from Golden Era artist Briggs, is just around the corner. ShepLife is available Friday August 22 and features collaborations with Ill Bill, Hau, Joyride and Sietta. The first single form the album features Australia’s National Treasure Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, revered for his rich voice and gentle songwriting. The track titled The Hunt is also produced Funkoar MC Trials. Clearly a dangerous combination for any track!! Briggs – The Hunt feat. Gurrumul is out Friday July 11 on iTunes. Listen to it below. Pre-order Sheplife here now.   Official  ||  Facebook  ||  Twitter Continue reading Listen: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu & Briggs The Hunt

One Day Announce Album ‘Mainline’ & Tour

With the release of contagious new single Love Me Less, One Day, the crew comprising of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Jackie Onassis and Joyride announce not just a song but an album by the name of Mainline and an extensive national tour. One Day are arguably the most exciting hip hop collective in the country, ensuring their neighbourhood in Inner West Sydney is seen as one of the breeding grounds for the sharpest producers and MCs in local hip hop. Mainline is set to catch people by surprise, with a painstakingly crafted album that draws on their individual successes to create … Continue reading One Day Announce Album ‘Mainline’ & Tour

Horrorshow Nice Guys Finish Last EP

Horrorshow drop their most infectious single to date, the hilarious Nice Guys Finish Last feat. One Day affiliate Joyride. Brought to animated life under the careful direction of Aaron McDonald and the award-winning team at Oh Yeah Wow. Horrorshow have had an incredible run since the release of their King Amongst Many record (debuted at #2 on ARIA Chart). It has since been nominated for an ARIA Award, J Award, Australian Music Prize and FBi SMAC Award. Their most recent single Dead Star Shine was voted into the Hottest 100 and their sold-out album tour culminated in a summer festival run playing … Continue reading Horrorshow Nice Guys Finish Last EP

aahh Radio: Episode 15 Jackie Onassis

Sydney duo Jackie Onassis are surely the best kept secret with-in hip-hop. Comprised of vocalist Kai and producer Raph, Jackie Onassis are the newest members of the One Day crew, a collective comprised of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate and Joyride. Jackie … Continue reading aahh Radio: Episode 15 Jackie Onassis

Joyride: First Solo Tour This December

To celebrate the release of The Gentleman Trilogy, Joyride sets off on his first solo tour hitting sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this December. The quietest achiever and loudest personality in the One Day Crew (Horrorshow, Jackie Onassis, Spit Syndicate) has been prolific, releasing three EPs (The Gentleman Trilogy): Honourable and Chivalrous, with Valiant dropping shortly. From love and drug-fuelled lust to poignant self-reflection, it’s all written, produced and performed by Joyride, presenting the untold perspective of a young, handsome man in the guts of the city. The social media mogul recently killed it supporting Spit Syndicate’s national tour but it’s time … Continue reading Joyride: First Solo Tour This December

aahh Radio – Episode 4 – Mr Grevis

In episode 3 of aahh Radio we chat to Mr Grevis, who has just released his sophomore LP titled My Escape, featuring production from Dazastah, Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. The album features the Funkoars crew, Joyride, Drapht and a heap more.  In Episode 4, we discuss the brand new album My Escape. Mr Grevis’ induction into the legendary SBX Crew, The Robert Hunter Cup, Mr Grevis’ new positive outlook on life, his work with the Funkoars and a whole heap more.  Expect a whole heap of dope guests and features in the upcoming episodes of aahh Radio. If you would like to feature in … Continue reading aahh Radio – Episode 4 – Mr Grevis

Spit Syndicate – Sip It Slow feat. David Dallas (Remix)

Just as Spit Syndicate tie off on their Money Over Bull$hit Tour and also celebrating the success of their latest single, Amazing – the boys, and their good buddy / partner-on-decks Joyride, have another sweet release for fans of the Double S: a ‘Deluxe Version‘ of third album Sunday Gentlemen, featuring an additional three tracks. One Night Only, a product of the aforementioned collaboration with beat-wizard Adit and producer Raph, had been rolling around the studio throughout the making of Sunday Gentlemen, finally coming together with Joyride on the hook. The deluxe version also features NZ artist David Dallas, on the Sip It … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Sip It Slow feat. David Dallas (Remix)

Mr Grevis My Escape Out Now

Mr. Grevis, WA’s most affable emcee and most recent inductee into the almighty Sylabollix crew returns with his second album My Escape after the popularity of his debut release The Sampler in 2012. Already receiving triple j airplay for singles So Beautiful feat. Joyride and Ness, and The Apology Song feat. Drapht, things are looking promising for Mr. Grevis’s sophomore release. Combining his supreme knack for story-telling with structurally savvy song writing, Grevis has teamed up with fellow SBX cohort Dazastah for the bulk of the album’s production, with additional beats from Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. Tinged with new-age sounds and … Continue reading Mr Grevis My Escape Out Now

Mr. Grevis – My Escape

WA’s most affable emcee and most recent inductee into the almighty Sylabollix crew – Mr. Grevis returns with his second album My Escape after the popularity of his debut release The Sampler in 2012. Combining his supreme knack for story-telling with structurally savvy song writing, Grevis has teamed up with fellow SBX cohort Dazastah for the bulk of the album’s production, with additional beats Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. Tinged with new-age sounds and live instrumentation to match the array of subjects explored, My Escape reflects the times through Mr Grevis‘ eyes both sonically and lyrically. With plenty of guest … Continue reading Mr. Grevis – My Escape

Mr. Grevis – So Beautiful feat. Joyride & Ness (Prod. Dazastah)

Most recent Syllabolix inductee Mr. Grevis presents So Beautiful, the first single to come from his upcoming sophomore album. Featuring Sydney’s master crooner Joyride, along with WA based newcomer Ness, the track’s infectiously uplifting hook floats over an electronic pulse.  Produced by Dazastah, So Beautiful is set apart by its disco strings and heavy synth lines. An ode to newfound positivity, Grevis raps on his perception of the world now that he is happy within himself. “I used to live a negative lifestyle, then I made some major changes and finally started pursuing music and working hard. Good things have happened in return. Life … Continue reading Mr. Grevis – So Beautiful feat. Joyride & Ness (Prod. Dazastah)

Sydney’s Only Hip Hop Social – One Day Sundays – Presented by the One Day Crew

Sydney hip hop collective the One Day Crew and The Vic Hotel proudly present the June edition of One Day Sundays, Sydney’s new monthly hip hop party held on the last Sunday of each month. Since launching in February, One Day Sundays has quickly become one of Sydney’s most buzzed about monthly parties. The One Day Crew curates the monthly events, a hip hop collective comprised of Sydney acts Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Jackie Onassis and Joyride. Between them, members of the One Day Crew have released several albums, toured extensively through Australia and Europe, played major festivals, enjoyed high rotation … Continue reading Sydney’s Only Hip Hop Social – One Day Sundays – Presented by the One Day Crew

Spit Syndicate Interview: Sunday, One Day.

Sydney hip hop duo Spit Syndicate return in 2013 with third album Sunday Gentlemen. After the success of previous releases Towards The Light and Exile, a hungry fan base have been waiting anxiously for the next instalment from Spit Syndicate. We catch up with emcee Jimmy Nice of the Double S, on the eve of the Sunday Gentleman release, here’s what he had to say. aahh: What’s the first thing you guys plan to do on release day? Jimmy Nice: I’m actually working on release day. Release night will be a different story. I may hold off on full celebrations untill … Continue reading Spit Syndicate Interview: Sunday, One Day.

The Tongue – Drums

When it comes to hip hop, there isn’t much The Tongue hasn’t done. He is an infamous MC battle champion, seasoned touring artist and a prolific songwriter, with two albums (Shock And Awe and Alternative Energy); three mixtapes and an EP (Bad Education) to his name. The Tongue is set to release his third album Surrender To Victory on March 15, 2013. The first single Drums is dropping shortly. Initial details on the album have been released and will feature Suffa, Illy, Sky’High, Joyride, Tom Scott (Home Brew), Ellesquire, Spit Syndicate, Thundamentals, Jimblah and more. Surrender To Victory is produced by Cam … Continue reading The Tongue – Drums

Drapht & Ta-Ku – 1990’s

Drapht has released another new track with fellow Perth product Ta-Ku. The track titles 1990’s, is set to feature alongside last month’s track Tasty on a brand new EP from the West Coast emcee, due sometime in the first half of 2013. As well as references to Jennifer Aniston, MacGyver and Axl Rose’s hair, the track features the vocal talents of N’Fa Jones and Joyride. The track made it’s debut on the triple j website here. You can pick it up for free download below. For lyrics to the track and more, be sure to head over to Drapht’s official website here. Drapht  ||  Instagram … Continue reading Drapht & Ta-Ku – 1990’s

Watch: Purpose – ‘Comin’ Home’ Music Video feat. Illy, Jimmy Nice & Joyride

Comin’ Home feat. Illy, Jimmy Nice & Joyride is the self-produced third single off Purpose’s forthcoming album Where It Starts out Feb. 8th, 2013 through MGM distribution. The brilliant visual shot by Rush was premiered on Dom Alessio’s Home & Hosed blog last week to a very warm reception, check it out below. As part of the campaign for this single, Purpose made this song a FREE download exclusively through triple j Unearthed! Download your copy now. Details on how to pre-order Where It Starts will be released soon ahead of his February 8th release date. Facebook  ||  Twitter  ||  Youtube  ||  Download Continue reading Watch: Purpose – ‘Comin’ Home’ Music Video feat. Illy, Jimmy Nice & Joyride

Jackie Onassis – Holiday

Sydney duo Jackie Onassis are surely the best kept secret in Australian hip-hop. Comprised of vocalist Kai and producer Raph, Jackie Onassis are the newest members of the One Day crew, a collective comprised of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate and Joyride. Kai belongs to a rare breed of MCs who have a masterful command of their voice, combining sharp delivery with rich, catchy melodies. Raph’s beats blend lush synths and electronica, warm samples, 808 drums and live instruments to create a distinct and truly unique style of production. Jackie Onassis’ explosive live show have already caught the attention of many. Melbourne MC … Continue reading Jackie Onassis – Holiday

Exclusive: Rapaport on FBi Radio

Rapaport is one the most creatively diverse MCs in Australia and co-label manager of Big Village. For the last 8 years Rapaport has contributed extensively to the Sydney hip hop/ arts scene in various groups and artistic projects as an MC, manager, musician and producer. Rapaport is a founding member of Loose Change with Ellesquire and P Major, and guitarist and front man of live band The Phonies, who released their debut EP Keeping It Fake in 2007. He is also creator and director of Hip Hop theatre, game show Sketch The Rhyme, which is a 12 piece live show of MCs, visual artists and band, who have performed at Edinburgh Fringe Fest 2011, … Continue reading Exclusive: Rapaport on FBi Radio

Skryptcha – Mindful (Out Now)

Skryptcha has a knack for making the philosophical non-confrontational. His second masterpiece Mindful is not unlike it’s creator; preceptive, sharp and ahead of its time. After the notoriety surrounding previous LP Numb3rs, and break out EP Left to Write, the slick young wordsmith has found time to knock out a Journalism degree, and travel substantially. Crafted during the most pivotal years of his life, Mindful takes a considered look at Skryptcha’s unique journey thus far. Mindful’s production was expertly handled by illustrious US producer Illmind, a long-time favourite beat-maker of Skryptcha’s. Throughout the album, a dynamic emcee-producer synchronicity is evident, Illmind … Continue reading Skryptcha – Mindful (Out Now)