Exclusive: Deece – Back Up feat. Fatty Phew & Bigfoot (Prod. WIK)

A Cornered Season is the debut solo album from the well oiled Melbourne MC, Deece (of B Wiv Deece fame). While B Wiv still has a strong presence on A Cornered Season producing six of the sixteen tracks, this album sees Deece team up with some of the best MC’s & producers this country has to offer. The result? A beautifully sculpted dynamic soundscape that complements Deece’s ever evolving sound. On the producer front Plutonic Lab has lent a hand between relentless Hilltop Hoods duties, WIK has jumped on board fresh from handling production on Maundz’s latest album Zero, Alter Ego handles four gems, J Squared contributes a spin tingler, Dave V drops a banger off the back of entirely producing Lazy Grey’s last album The Soundtrack & Mat Raffle from WA delivers … Continue reading Exclusive: Deece – Back Up feat. Fatty Phew & Bigfoot (Prod. WIK)

Deece – A Cornered Season

A Cornered Season is the debut solo album from the well oiled Melbourne MC, Deece (of B Wiv Deece fame). While B Wiv still has a strong presence on ‘A Cornered Season’ producing six of the sixteen tracks, this album sees Deece team up with some of the best MC’s & producers this country has to offer. The result? A beautifully sculpted dynamic soundscape that complements Deece’s ever evolving sound. On the producer front Plutonic Lab has lent a hand between relentless Hilltop Hoods duties, WIK has jumped on board fresh from handling production on Maundz’s latest album Zero, Alter Ego … Continue reading Deece – A Cornered Season

Maggot Mouf – Runnin’ With Scissors

Born from a hazy laboratory, where the scent of stale weed smoke wafts among brown paper bags covering empty longnecks, and calloused thumbs clutch PlayStation controllers in interim… Maggot Mouf’s – Running With Scissors took its form. The album is an imaginative journey from start to finish, with dark undertones unwilling to succumb to the played-out battle style status-quo of Hip-Hop. Honest, conceptual, topical, and often quite humorous, lyrics roll over both brooding and snappy arrangements to create the perfect Winter sound scape. After forming a bond after discovering a chemistry during the making of the You’re All Ears album (2010), Sammy … Continue reading Maggot Mouf – Runnin’ With Scissors

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

Found Space – Dazed & Flawlezz

2011 brought a shift in tone for local crew Dazed & Flawlezz with the release of Land Of The Savages. Opting for a much darker and mature view of the world, Land Of The Savages featured production from not only Dazed, but seasoned producers Geko, Ciecmate, and Mizari, as well as guest verses from Maggot Mouf, and the introduction of their extended family, Sydney’s Grand Arkiteks. Dazed & Flawlezz are now working on their debut LP, as of yet untitled, the LP features production from Vanderslice (Vinny Paz, Roc Marciano, Maundz), Mata (Mata & Must), and WIK (Crate Cartel); penned … Continue reading Found Space – Dazed & Flawlezz