Cooking With Caustic From Mercury To Pluto

Hailing from the artistically bountiful Blue Mountains come Cooking With Caustic, a soul/hip hop/funk collective unlike any other. Cooking With Caustic consists of core members Caustic (beats, keys and production), DJ Cost (turntables), Jarv Benaud (bass), Stephen Noble (saxophone), and Marc Brown (trombone). Though they’ve been jamming for years; first meeting whilst working in hospitality together, From Mercury To Pluto is the group’s debut LP. The album pays homage to the classic sounds of 90’s hip hop, as well as focusing on big beat, groove, and turntablism. “Rather than an album being about one vocalist, this is about a collection of … Continue reading Cooking With Caustic From Mercury To Pluto

Madame Wu & Elise Graham

Since combining a lifelong passion for poetry with hip hop, 22 year old female emcee Madame Wu has worked tirelessly to produce a sensitive yet fearless style of lyricism commenting widely from social justice issues affecting youths to the highly personal. With over 50 live shows under her belt in Sydney, Katoomba, Brisbane and New Zealand supporting the likes of De La Soul, Def Wish Cast, Thundamentals, Hermitude and Tuka as well as running her own monthly hip hop nights (she co organised the biggest all female hip hop lineup last year to raise funds for Sisters Inside) and with … Continue reading Madame Wu & Elise Graham