B.V.A. – Answers Loss Question Love

deNorthwode has been DJ’ing & producing beats for close to 20 years. deNorthwode is more than just a party dj. He also runs the Crookneck lab an underground studio in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide that produces quality hip hop (check it out in the the book “Behind the Beat”). He owns Elysium Lounge & plays there along with the very best dj’s & musicians Adelaide has to offer. He has played extensively all over Australia. What sets him apart from most DJ’s is a combination of traditional turntable finesse, original and current routines, incredible energy & selfless respect for … Continue reading B.V.A. – Answers Loss Question Love

Realizm – The Remixtape

re·al·ism/ˈrēəˌlizəm/ Noun: 1. The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly: “a new mood of realism”. An obscure lyricist and producer from Adelaide, Australia. After his debut verse on the original critically acclaimed Battlehoggs Official Mixtape Volume 1, Realizm has been steady on both the live circuit and in the studio. Performing alongside long time collaborator K21, he has shared the stage with acts such as Jedi Mind Tricks, Celph Titled, Ill Bill (Non Phixion), Evidence (Dilated Peoples), Brad Strut, Funkoars and more. Studio wise, the past 4 years … Continue reading Realizm – The Remixtape

Catch Wreck

Every so often, an event comes along with the purpose of cementing itself a place in history. In a time where large showcases are usually catered towards the more mainstream listener, Matt Van Rooy and Catch Wreck have proudly assembled an impeccable line up of artists revered by Hip Hop aficionados and fans Australia wide. This is a night put on by the fans, for the fans. Underground royalty, of this phenomenal caliber have never appeared together in this capacity to perform on the same night. Until now, Get ready to Catch Wreck. Catch Wreck will feature the legendary Lazy Grey with … Continue reading Catch Wreck

B.V.A – Portrait Of A Monster

B.V.A is an Adelaide based artist who has been part of the Australian hip hop scene for an inordinate amount of time. In the late 90’s he started his group Mnemonic Ascent with DJ Ransom & Raph Boogie (Melb). They later went on to start the independent record label Crookneck which released a slew of quality records. As a rapper he has guested on many records over the years and as a producer he has had the pleasure of collaborating with an extensive list of the who’s who of Australian hip hop. Portrait Of A Monster is the 1st single taken from the … Continue reading B.V.A – Portrait Of A Monster

Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

After a short absence from touring, he’s back on the road, we’ve got the Downsyde and SBX general himself headlining the upcoming show with his solo project Optamus, backing him up is Obese Records latest distro signee launching his debut album The Sampler – Mr Grevis!!! No stranger to Adelaide after extensive touring with Drapht, is Bitter Belief, he’ll be dropping tracks off his last mixtape The Tourguide and also drop some sneak peaks from the up coming album The Gallery, which is set to do some big things. Holding down the decks for nearly everybody on this night, is … Continue reading Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

K21 – Never feat. Joy Sparkes

Adelaide’s K21 introduces Never, the second film to be released from his debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The track Never also features the chilled sounds of Joy Sparkes. The film clip was shot by helloREVOLUTIONco. Single Minded Civilian features a host of Australia’s finest emcees including Trials, Vents, Sesta, Brad Strut with production from Sesta, Trials, Vampts and K21 himself. Cuts are from DJ’s Snair, adfu and PT. Never is produced by K21, scratches by DJ PT, video by helloREVOLUTIONco. Shot by Matthew Thorne and James Millard. Directed & edited by Matthew Thorne. Single Minded Civilian‘ out now. K21 Official  ||  Twitter  ||  Purchase  || … Continue reading K21 – Never feat. Joy Sparkes

Realizm – Before You Seem Dead

re•al•ism/ˈrēəˌlizəm/

Noun:
1. The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly: “a new mood of realism”.

 Realizm is an obscure lyricist and producer from Adelaide, Australia. After his debut verse on the original critically acclaimed Battlehoggs Official Mixtape Volume 1, Realizm has been steady on both the live circuit and in the studio. Performing alongside long time collaborator K21, he has shared the stage with acts such as Jedi Mind Tricks, Celph Titled, Ill Bill (Non Phixion), Evidence (Dilated Peoples), Brad Strut, Funkoars and more. Studio wise, the past 4 years have … Continue reading Realizm – Before You Seem Dead

Versify 2 – Spoken Word at the South Australian Writers’ Centre

Get ready for round 2 of Versify – bringing together spoken word stars and rappers for an evening of lyrics and rhythms that will shake you out of those winter doldrums. Featuring the mesmerizing tones of Omar Musa, Mighty Joe, Luka Lesson, Alia Gabres, Social Change and K21, winner of the Hilltop Hoods Initiative. A cappella rap and spoken word to bring you out of those winter doldrums. Joe Kim A.K.A. Mighty Joe was born and raised in the East Bay, California. Long the breeding ground for independent hip hop artists, the Bay Area’s street smart, often socially conscious sensibilities … Continue reading Versify 2 – Spoken Word at the South Australian Writers’ Centre

K21 – Single Minded Civilian Out Now!

Adelaide’s K21 introduces his highly anticipated debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The title track Won’t Stop produced by Mdusu has been well received amongst the hoards and is still available as a free download from K21′s website. The release of the single also coincided with the release of the official film clip by Capital Waste.   Single Minded Civilian features a host of Australia’s finest emcees including Trials, Vents, Sesta, Brad Strut and more, also production from Sesta, Trials, Vampts and K21, plus you will also be treated to a host of murderous cuts from DJ’s Snair, adfu and PT.  On Saturday May 19, K21 will launch his album Single Minded Civilian at the Rocket Bar feat. Claz … Continue reading K21 – Single Minded Civilian Out Now!

k21 – Won’t Stop

Adelaide’s K21 introduces the first single from his highly anticipated debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The track titled Won’t Stop is produced by Mdusu and comes as a free download available from K21’s website. The release of the single also coincides with the release of the official film clip for the track.   You can pick up your free copy of the single Won’t Stop here. K21′s debut album Single Minded Civilian is available on May 04, you can pre-order a copy here. By pre-ordering you’ll receive a hardcopy of the album personally signed by K21, 1 ticket to K21’s solo launch party at Rocket Bar (Adelaide) on May 19th (limited numbers) or 1 … Continue reading k21 – Won’t Stop

Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

It’s the return of the chosen ones. Perth’s undisputed Overlords of hardcore; Clandestien, from the mighty Syllabolix Crew, are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic and Mortar have ventured out from the Citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back. And this time they’ve bought the whole armoury. Unlike the groups previous releases such as Dynasty 2004 and Chasms of the Citadel 2007, where production was handled predominately by Mortar, here the sonic weaponry has been deployed by a variety of arms dealers. Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods provides a guitar heavy … Continue reading Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

Clandestien – Weapons Grade

It’s the return of the chosen ones, Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back, and this time they’ve bought the whole armory. An armory full of weaponry in the form of hip hop at its most razor-sharp. Weapons Grade, the groups forth release, sees the cohort combine their venomous lyrical prowess teamed with a gang of the countries standout bomb manufacturers to conjure up … Continue reading Clandestien – Weapons Grade

Golden Era Records Mixtape 2012

The Golden Era Mixtape 2012 is the second in the series of mixtapes showcasing the talent, depth and skill of the artists on  the Golden Era Records labels. Released on the triple j hip hop show with Hau, the Golden Era Mixtape 2012 is out now. You can grab it by following the link here.  Mixed by ADFU, hosted by Briggs the mixtape features all of the usual suspects the Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents, Briggs, Hau and K21. Highlights include The Hilltop Hoods Feat. Sia – I Love It (Trials Remix),  the new Hilltop Hoods track Rattling The Keys To The Kingdom, Debris, … Continue reading Golden Era Records Mixtape 2012

The Funkoars – Adelaide Saturday Night

Don’t miss out on the last stop of The Quickening Launch Tour at the Thebarton Theatre in Adelaide! Support for the night will be provided by Vents & Adfu, Ciecmate, Mase & Mattic and K21. Known for having one of the most dangerous shows in the business, The Funkoars will be performing an all-new live show incorporating songs from The Quickening as well as their claaaassic material that forged them one of the biggest cult followings in the country. Special guests Hilltop Hoods have also just announced that they will be joining The Funkoars on stage for a couple songs! Tickets available … Continue reading The Funkoars – Adelaide Saturday Night

Brad Strut Interview: UK, Unfuckwithable, & Unkut Recordings

In 2001 Brad Strut released his debut long player The Authentic LP, an album which marked a turning point in local hip hop. allaussie hip hop catch up with Australian legend Brad Strut as he returns home from the UK. Not only does Strut talk about his upcoming release, we also delve head first with Strut into the other projects he has been working on include Ciecmate’s – Chess Sounds Vol. 1. aahh: After spending a few years over in the UK you’re back in Australia. How did you find the time spent in the UK and are you happy to … Continue reading Brad Strut Interview: UK, Unfuckwithable, & Unkut Recordings

The Quickening Available Now!

Golden Era Records are proud to present The Funkoars 4th and most lethal album to date, THE QUICKENING! Featuring special guest appearances from Hilltop Hoods, Vents & K21 and guest production from Large Professor, Dazastah (Downsyde), Simplex & Debate. With their first single Where I Am smashing the radio waves, The Quickening is a non-stop barrage of badness and the epitome of evil! Order The Quickening now on iTunes Order The Quickening now through JB HiFi Track Listing 1. Fumes That Spell Doom 2. The Quickening 3. Where I Am 4. It’s All Good (Is Very Good) 5. All We … Continue reading The Quickening Available Now!

The Funkoars feat. Vents – The Assassination (Jaytee Remix)

Tweet to pay and get a free Funkoars – The Quickening bonus track: The Funkoars feat. Vents – The Assassination (Jaytee Remix). Simply click the here or the image below to ‘Pay With A Tweet’ and grab your download of this murderous track.  Fresh off the back of releasing their thumping first single Where I Am, the Funkoars are proud to announce The Quickening Album Launch Tour which will see them touring extensively throughout the country from September through November. Visit Funkoars.com for ticketing details.  Tour Dates: Fri 23 Sept – NSW – Wollongong Uni, Wollongong Sat 24 Sept – ACT – Zierholz @ … Continue reading The Funkoars feat. Vents – The Assassination (Jaytee Remix)

Funkoars – The Quickening

The Funkoars are back ‘n badder than ever and are set to unleash their highly anticipated fourth album The Quickening on Friday 16th of September through Golden Era Records. Fresh off the back of releasing their thumping first single Where I Am, the Funkoars are proud to announce The Quickening Album Launch Tour which will see them touring extensively throughout the country from September through November. The Quickening features guest performances from Hilltop Hoods, Vents, Ad-Fu, K21 with production from Large Professor, Dazastah, Simplex and Debate. Head the the JB HI-FI website to pre-order Funkoars – The Quickening and get your free GE signed mixtape and listeng to an exclusive … Continue reading Funkoars – The Quickening

Funkoars – The Quickening Album Launch Tour

The Funkoars are back ‘n badder than ever and are set to unleash their highly anticipated fourth album The Quickening on Friday 16th of September through Golden Era Records. Fresh off the back of releasing their thumping first single Where I Am, the Funkoars are proud to announce The Quickening Album Launch Tour which will see them touring extensively throughout the country from September through November. Known for having one of the most dangerous shows in the business, Funkoars will be performing an all-new live show incorporating songs from The Quickening as well as their claaaassic material that forged them … Continue reading Funkoars – The Quickening Album Launch Tour

Tommy Illfigga – Walk a Mile (August 12)

From Brisbane’s urban jungle comes Tommy Illfigga with a sure-fire ripper of an album entitled Walk a Mile. Tommy Illfigga is a pure-blood hip hop native. Since ‘99 the wily emcee has been skulking the scene in many capacities, earning many accolades to his names (plural), together Tommy Illfigga and his alter ego Tom Thumb are taking the world by storm. Tommy’s aptitude is apparent not only through his exceptional word-harnessing abilities, but also in his proficiency as a respected producer, B-boy, graff writer and Beat Boxer.  His first release The Unfiltered EP hit shelves in 2007, stirring the scene with … Continue reading Tommy Illfigga – Walk a Mile (August 12)

Home Grown – Da Klinics 10th Birthday Party @ HQ July 29th

Tickets are selling fast for Da Klinic’s 10th Birthday Party held at HQ Adelaide on 29th of July and will featuring – Koolism -Bias B – Vents – Briggs – Terra Firma – K21 & more. Help join us for a night to remember. Tickets are avaialble now from Da Klinic and  Clinic 116. Prices are $25+bf (first round). $30+bf(2nd round). More information can be found here.  Continue reading Home Grown – Da Klinics 10th Birthday Party @ HQ July 29th

Aphsub – The Crust (Out Now) *Win*

Sevva, Sublime and Perennial are the three piece hip hop group APHSUB, formed back in 2001 in Adelaide, South Australia. The guys have recently released their debut LP The Crust. It details the working week of a typical Australian lower-middle class earner with all the ups and downs and hilarity that should come with it. Featuring artists on this album include Evan the Evolve and Koncept from the New York based group Brown Bag Allstars who came down to the Adelaide studio to work on the track As The Crowd Roars. Features cuts from DJ Hacksaw.  Tracklisting: Take It All Can’t Help It (It’s Not … Continue reading Aphsub – The Crust (Out Now) *Win*

Subsketch – Department Of Human Services

Subsketch is a Sydney based Hip Hop artist (MC & Producer), originally from the Adelaide foot hills. The Subsketch story dates back to 2002 and the short lived group Def Before Dishonour. DBD were a 3-piece consisting of DJ Mula, MC Trubador & a then 17 year old Subsketch. Arriving out of nowhere, performing alongside some of Adelaide’s best including Delta, Terra Firma, Hilltop Hoods, After Hours and more, DBD wrote and produced an entire album before throwing it away, breaking up and vanishing as quickly as they had appeared. Subsketch cautiously re-emerged as a solo artist in 2004 with … Continue reading Subsketch – Department Of Human Services

Vents announces SA and VIC tour dates for Rollin’ Balls Tour!

The wait is finally over with the arrival of Vents new album Marked For Death and fresh tour dates announced this week for SA and VIC – see details below: Sunday 12th June (Queens Birthday Eve) – Gabrielles @ HQ – Adelaide  Friday 17th June – Esplanade Hotel Front Bar – Melbourne Saturday 18th June  – The Man Hotel – Falls Creek An imposing live performer Vents has toured nationally with Funkoars, and most recently Hilltop Hoods. In 2007 Vents enjoyed a level of mainstream success with his debut album Hard To Kill. The track Love Song was picked up by Triple … Continue reading Vents announces SA and VIC tour dates for Rollin’ Balls Tour!

Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Golden Era Records artist Vents is set to release his highly anticipated second album Marked for Death which will be in stores and online on May 13, 2011. The first single History Of The World has already been released to a whirlwind response. We catch up with Vents below for a quick chat about his new LP, the release of the single and much more. You have just dropped the first single from the soon to be released sophmore LP titled ‘Marked For Death’. The first single ‘History Of The World’ is a cracker. Tell us a little bit about … Continue reading Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Rappertag #33: Fubex

Rappertag started a few months ago when 360 ‘tagged’ in Urthboy. Since then we have seen the list of participating emcees grow and grow. To celebrate the first half of Rappertag (#1-28) and for no other reason then our man @sroc hooking us up – You can check out and download all the Rappertags (# 1-28) in HD 1080p or normal widescreen video – back to back! This is the 33rd instalment of Rappertag featuring Fubex That’s right all Rappertags #1-28 have been packaged beautifully in this video format. All you have to do is follow the download the link below (in your choice of HD or Widescreen) … Continue reading Rappertag #33: Fubex

Download Rappertag Compilation Part 1 (HD & Widescreen Video #1-28)

Rappertag started a few months ago when 360 ‘tagged’ in Urthboy. Since then we have seen the list of participating emcees grow and grow. To celebrate the first half of Rappertag (#1-28) and for no other reason then our man @sroc hooking us up – You can check out and download all the Rappertags (# 1-28) in HD 1080p or normal widescreen video – back to back! That’s right all Rappertags #1-28 have been packaged beautifully in this video format. All you have to do is follow the download the link below (in your choice of HD or Widescreen) and … Continue reading Download Rappertag Compilation Part 1 (HD & Widescreen Video #1-28)

Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Premiere Entertainment are pleased to announce the line up for a new series of  hip hop shows beginning at this years Adelaide Fringe Festival. This all local talent show brings together many of the heavyweights within Hip Hop in South Australia. SUMMER JAM 2011, will feature live performances by, Rhyse Marks – Beatboxing, DJ Sanchez, Social Change, DJ Motion, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair and more. This massive night will be hosted by none other than K21. Tickets for’ SUMMER JAM 2011 are on sale now thru, Fringtix.. $25 plus booking fee. SUMMER JAM 2011 will be … Continue reading Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Aphsub – A Taste Of The Crust (Free Download)

Sevva, Sublime and Perennial are the three piece hiphop group APHSUB, formed back in 2001 in Adelaide, South Australia. They have recently released the online EP A Taste of the Crust and are set to release their debut album The Crust in the coming months. It details the working week of a typical Australian lower-middle class earner with all the ups and downs and hilarity that should come with it. Featuring artists on this album include Evan the Evolve, DJ Sercut (Formerly DJ Hacksaw) and Koncept. Koncept is from the New York based group Brown Bag Allstars and came down … Continue reading Aphsub – A Taste Of The Crust (Free Download)

The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!

The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out! Shout outs to everyone for supporting our Queensland cousins in their time of need. With 10 acts and 5 DJ’s coming together this is looking like being a huge night!! A big shout out also goes to April77 for doing the artwork for free, Blue Max Music for helping to organise the event and all the artists involved for donating their time. A massive shout out goes to The Gov for hosting the event and for donating proceeds from the bar on the night, what an amazing gesture from … Continue reading The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!