Jake Biz – Deuce Deuce

Karsniogenics Records is pleased to announce the launch of the first Jake Biz single Deuce Deuce in lead up the release of his debut album Commercial Hell. The Deuce Deuce single features production from Brookes Cullings and cuts by DJ Lopsided. In celebration to the single which is out now, Karsniogenics have put together a Limited Edition (300) Jake Biz package deal including: 1 x 7″ Vinyl (A-Side Deuce Deuce, B-Side Frontline Approach featuring the 750 Rebels including Lazy Grey, Bigfoot & Ken Oath). 1 x White or Black Jake Biz Commercial Hell T-Shirt. 1 x Digital Download Card with codes to … Continue reading Jake Biz – Deuce Deuce

The Funkoars – 2011 Knock Off Party + Comp To Win Tickets

2011 is almost over so to celebrate The Funkoars are putting on the biggest after work Knock Off Party of the year! After their stand-out performance at Sprung Festival, The Funkoars are back to officially launch their ARIA Chart topping new album The Quickening along with an all-star cast of some of the best Hip-Hop artists Australia has to offer!! These are two knock off parties you do NOT want to miss out on! Check out the full dates below and be sure to enter the competition below to win a double passes to both shows. 2011 Knock Off Party … Continue reading The Funkoars – 2011 Knock Off Party + Comp To Win Tickets

Reason – Window Of Time Video Clip

Reason’s Window of Time is the final solo effort of his pioneering career, a true testament to his twenty plus years of dedication to Australian hip hop and reflective of his journey thus far. Window of Time, in essence, is intended to open minds and expose its listener to a mélange of historical, situational and currently pressing themes. Reason, both a school teacher and youth workshop facilitator, takes actualities to words with the intention of inspiring positive action. The album’s conceptual roots are of a worldly emphasis in contrast to the artists previous releases that were more indicative of his local scene. … Continue reading Reason – Window Of Time Video Clip

Reason – Window Of Time (Out Now)

Reason’s Window of Time is the final solo effort of his pioneering career, a true testament to his twenty plus years of dedication to Australian hip hop and reflective of his journey thus far. Window of Time, in essence, is intended to open minds and expose its listener to a mélange of historical, situational and currently pressing themes. Reason, both a school teacher and youth workshop facilitator, takes actualities to words with the intention of inspiring positive action. The album’s conceptual roots are of a worldly emphasis in contrast to the artists previous releases that were more indicative of his local … Continue reading Reason – Window Of Time (Out Now)

Reason – Window Of Time

Reason’s Window of Time is the final solo effort of his pioneering career, a true testament to his twenty plus years of dedication to Australian hip hop and reflective of his journey thus far. Window of Time, in essence, is intended to open minds and expose its listener to a mélange of historical, situational and currently pressing themes. Reason, both a school teacher and youth workshop facilitator, takes actualities to words with the intention of inspiring positive action. The album’s conceptual roots are of a worldly emphasis in contrast to the artists previous releases that were more indicative of his … Continue reading Reason – Window Of Time

Reason – Window Of Time (Nov 4)

The moment of truth has arrived; and the legacy left behind by Reason will further be entrenched within the history of hip hop. Window Of Time drops November 4th 2011, and shall lay testament to Reason’s two and a half decades of dedicated service… In typical Reason style, there are guests aplenty throughout the album. Those sharing mic duties include Lazy Grey, Bias B, Hau, Dialectrix, Hunter, Iron Braydz, Lotek, AJ, Joyride, KYE, Mdusus, Rachel Berry & Rappaport. The album is blessed with superb production from Suffa, Debris, Debate, Mdusu, Geko & WIZDM. Stay tuned for more information on the release … Continue reading Reason – Window Of Time (Nov 4)

Chasm & Lazy Grey Rusty Griz

Sydney based producer Chasm is back! Check out the exclusive sneak-peek​ for the new single from Chasm & Lazy Grey available via iTunes August 5th through Obese Records. Be on the lookout for the next Chasm project coming towards the end of the year. Check out Rusty Griz below. Out on iTunes – August 5 through Obese Records Produced by Chasm. Lyrics written and performed by Lazy Grey. Recorded by Dcide @ The Family Home. Lazy Grey appears courtesy of Karsniogenics. Mixed & Mastered by Dan Elleson @ Dan’s Dojo Artwork by Dcide Continue reading Chasm & Lazy Grey Rusty Griz

Bias B – Biaslife: Beginnings, Beats & Blessings Interview

Australian hip hop pioneer Bias B has announced his retirement after an extremely influential solo career. His last show in Melbourne at The Corner Hotel was true testament to his genre-defining reign as one of local hip hop’s original kings. The venue packed out with representatives from all corners of the industry showing their support. Here’s what fellow industry innovators Reason, Ciecmate and Pegz have to say about the legendary Melbourne emcee; “Being the first Melbourne based emcee I had ever heard, I’ve always drawn inspiration from Bias B. I have the esteemed honour of calling him a true friend, an honour I cherish. As an artist … Continue reading Bias B – Biaslife: Beginnings, Beats & Blessings Interview

Sprung Festival (Brisbane)

Following the success of Sydney’s Come Together earlier this year, Brisbane is set to host the all-Australian hip hop festival Sprung in October.  Clockwork Entertainment are bringing the largest, all Aussie Hip Hop lineup to ever hit Brisbane. The Festival is an all ages gig and will be held at Brisbane’s 8000 capacity Riverstage venue on October 15. For its inaugural showing, festival organisers have managed to nab Drapht, The Funkoars, Illy, Pez & 360, Phrase, M-Phazes, Resin Dogs, Joelistics, Lowrider, Mantra, Diafrix, Lazy Grey and Pure Product. Along with the main stage, Sprung is also putting on a second stage to host 8 finalists from the Real Talk Battle … Continue reading Sprung Festival (Brisbane)

New Bias B Film Clip: ‘Midlife feat. Joyride’

Executed by Full Clip (Heata & Discourse) Midlife featuring Joyride produced by DJ Bonez taken from the album Biaslife. Bias B has been an unrelenting presence on the Australian Hip Hop scene spanning over decades. The Melbourne Hip Hop innovator returns to the mic with another tenacious testament to his craft in the form of Biaslife. The 5th solo release to his name, Biaslife solidly exhibits a maturity and discernment only obtainable after time, persistence, and unrequited dedication to one’s art. Bias has come a long way since his pioneering debut album Beezwax in 1998, just like his local scene. Although Aussie … Continue reading New Bias B Film Clip: ‘Midlife feat. Joyride’

Bias B – Biaslife (Drops: May 27, 2011)

If you aren’t reading Bias B’s name in the history of the local Hip Hop scene, you must be reading the wrong history. Bias B has been an unrelenting presence on the Australian Hip Hop scene spanning over decades. The Melbourne Hip Hop innovator returns to the mic with another tenacious testament to his craft in the form of Biaslife. The 5th solo release to his name, Biaslife solidly exhibits a maturity and discernment only obtainable after time, persistence, and unrequited dedication to one’s art. Bias has come a long way since his pioneering debut album Beezwax in 1998, just … Continue reading Bias B – Biaslife (Drops: May 27, 2011)

Vegas Aces – Interview: Gambling, Gear & Generics

aahh: The history between Vegas Aces goes way back to the days when Cam was working with Publik Relationz and you (4th) were apart of Pure Product, are we right? 4th: Yeah, I started sourcing beats for the Pure Product album and got put in touch with Cam through Mr Hill and Seven (Publik Relationz) and was just blown away at his beats, even back then. At the time I think he was just 18 and had only just started making beats, so I knew he was going to be someone to watch out for. aahh: Fast forward to 2011. We … Continue reading Vegas Aces – Interview: Gambling, Gear & Generics

Turntable Tag: DJ Butcher

DJ Butcher (born Alexander Steffan – 31/10/1987) is a long-time producer hailing from Beenleigh in Queensland Australia. Starting his hip hop career in 2000 in his parents garage freestyling with the likes of Toddy Montana and Truths he quickly equipped himself with a set of turntables, a computer and a stack of records.Through the early years, DJ Butcher had a knack for chopping breaks and samples from dusty records and inserting them into his own beats, giving him the nickname “The Butcher”. As time flew by the name stuck and now as a respected deejay he has honed the name … Continue reading Turntable Tag: DJ Butcher

Rappertag #28 – Motion

This is the 28th installment of rappertag featuring Motion. New LP Motion Picture coming soon. So far it’s been: 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz 26.) Delta 27.) Simplex 28.) Motion To Come: Dedlee Adelaide hip hop crew Adroit Effusive are set to release their long awaited debut album – The Album. ‘Australian Hip Hop group to watch out for’ J-Mag, 2009. The time has finally arrived for the quintessential dysfunctional hip hop family, Adroit Effusive. After toiling in the depths of underground hip hop, honing their skills, … Continue reading Rappertag #28 – Motion

Rappertag #27 – Simplex

This is the 27th installment of rappertag featuring Simplex So far it’s been: 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz 26.) Delta 27.) Simplex To Come: Motion Emcee Simplex will drop his long-awaited solo joint on Obese early next year titled Audiobiography. One of this country’s most talented (and under-rated) hip hop talents to grace this country. Simplex’s solo album is slated for a mid-year 2010 release. The album is pretty much a collection of tracks … Continue reading Rappertag #27 – Simplex

Rappertag #25 – Maundz

This is the 25th installment of rappertag featuring Maundz! So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz To Come: Delta A 3 Camera Breakdown of the Maundz Rappertag (25). Filmed & Edited on 3 cameras simultaneously at the Crate Cartel Leisure Suite by Full Clip (Heata & Discourse) … Continue reading Rappertag #25 – Maundz

Rappertag #24 – Vents

This is the 24th installment of rappertag featuring Vents Mother Fucking One! So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents To Come: Maundz   Continue reading Rappertag #24 – Vents

Rappertag #22 & #23 with Sesta & K21

This is the 22nd and 23rd installment of rappertag featuring Sesta and K21 feat. Qzyphus So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 To Come: Vents Continue reading Rappertag #22 & #23 with Sesta & K21

boney & stoney – One off show [Perth only]

Having not played together in years, this will be the one and only times you get to experience Bias B, Lazy Grey and Len One on stage together. BOOM!! The crew are here to show support for Hunter and to be apart of another legendary Launch Thursday Night. Bias B, Lazy Grey & Len One + special guest DJ DCE hit the stage for a set of material taken from the Boney & Stoney release + a selection of tracks from the prolific back catalog of Bias, Lazy & Brothers Stoney work. Finer details Last Launch till Fed 2011 Get … Continue reading boney & stoney – One off show [Perth only]

Rappertag #20 & 21 – Tuka and Drapht

This is the 20th and 21st installment of rappertag featuring Tuka and Drapht So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue To Come: Sesta – Funkoars Drapht’s Latest Single – Rapunzel Tuka’s – Will Rap For Tuka – Free Track & Release Info Continue reading Rappertag #20 & 21 – Tuka and Drapht

Bigfoot – Giant Steps (Nov. 12)

A stalwart of the Melbourne music scene since the mid 90’s, Bigfoot needs little introduction to those with an ear to the underground. Etching out a reputation for thunderous production, aggressive flows and a formidable stage presence, Bigfoot has been a scene-stealer since day one. Following the momentum created by his regular appearances on the now legendary PBS Formula sessions, Bigfoot began his reputation as a prolific guest-spot killer with his verse on Brad Strut’s Authentic LP in 2001, and he soon appeared on studio tracks and live bills with the likes of Bias B, Tornts, Hospice Crew, Brothers Stoney and Reason. As the … Continue reading Bigfoot – Giant Steps (Nov. 12)

The Statesmen – Drama To The Finish (Nov. 19)

So now after many paths traveled Karsniogenics is heaps proud to announce the official release date for the long awaited debut album from The Statesmen, aptly titled Drama To The Finish. Available at all good stores including JB-HiFi and iTunes, the album drops November 19th, through new distribution partners Obese Records. To fire it up a little the guys are dropping the next joint free in the coming weeks so keep yo ears to the tweet street for that one. In case you missed the first single download Whatever The Cost feat. Lazy Grey you can steal it guilt free … Continue reading The Statesmen – Drama To The Finish (Nov. 19)

Axiom’s Top 5 12 Inches Of All Time

After the release of Axiom Digi 12″ 1 a few months ago, Kay Illa and Bom are back with Digi 12″ 2. In honor of the release we got the guys to talk about their top 5 12″ of all time. We didn’t say Australian albums must feature……but it’s good to see some representation up there! BIG L A1 Put It On A2 Put It On – Instrumental A3 Put It On – Radio Edit A4 Put It On – Accapella B1 Put It On – L.G. Remix B2 Put It On – L.G. Instrumental B3 Put It On – … Continue reading Axiom’s Top 5 12 Inches Of All Time

Jake Biz – Getthefuckouttahere (Film Clip)

Jake Biz – Getthefuckouttahere Film Clip Executed by Heata 2010. Produced & Art Directed by DJ Dcide. Beat produced by Sean B (The StatesMen) 750 Rebels & Karsniogenics in association with http://www.runroyal.com present for free download: Jake Biz – Purgatory EP. After a decade deeply entrenched in Brisbane’s underground hiphop scene, 750 Rebels and Towndrunxxx key member Jake Biz is primed and ready for the release of his upcoming solo debut Commercial Hell. In preparation for the album’s long-awaited release, Karsniogenics is proud to present  Purgatory, the unofficial EP prelude from Jake Biz. Only available via FREE download, Purgatory marks … Continue reading Jake Biz – Getthefuckouttahere (Film Clip)

‘The Out Of Brisbane Experience’ Tour – The Optimen

Following on from the shining release of their sophomore album The Out Of Money Experience in April, Brisbane’s The Optimen are hitting the road this July/August and taking their tunes to the nation on the official album launch. A five-year sojourn that culminated in one of Australia’s finest-hip hop releases this year, The Out Of Money Experience has been robustly received. The Optimen are getting ready to blast off on the long awaited Album Launch Tour. Taking in the East-Coast and Adelaide (Sorry Perth, we owe you!), The Optimen are taking to the road, bringing brand new tunes from The … Continue reading ‘The Out Of Brisbane Experience’ Tour – The Optimen