Requiem: Grassroots debut offered up to the masses

Local hip hop artist Requiem is moving forward into the digital era. Instead of swimming against the current the musician has decided to re-release his music online for free download. The rural Victorian born MC has uploaded his debut album Grassroots Anarchy onto popular music website Bandcamp for fans to download and share. Grassroots Anarchy was released in 2009 to critical acclaim and helped the young wordsmith make his mark on the local scene. “Requiem could be one of the greats of the most emerging hip-hop scene in the world today,” said RapReviews.com head writer Steve Juon. The album was … Continue reading Requiem: Grassroots debut offered up to the masses

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)

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)

Raven – Devils Advocate [Official Film Clip]

Devils Advocate taken from the album Ravenous 20Ten. Out Now! Clip executed by Full Clip (Heata & Discourse)
. Track Produced by Engineer. Following the success of his debut solo album Humble Beginnings (2008), Raven is back with his sophomore release Ravenous 20Ten. Rising through the underground of Melbourne Hip-Hop as an emcee with the group Lost Soulz, Raven emerged as a lyricist to watch out for. Featuring as a member of the Hungry Humans crew and Crate Cartel Records, he has cemented a name for himself as a well-respected artist with vivid lyrical content and strong presence. Ravenous20Ten combines traditional … Continue reading Raven – Devils Advocate [Official Film Clip]

Dazed & Flawlezz – Land Of The Savages EP (Out Now)

Dazed & Flawlezz have just released a free 6 track EP titled Land Of The Savages, for free digital download available on http://www.dazedflawlezz.com. It features beats from Geko, Ciecmate, Mizari as well as Dazed. Only guest shots are in a form of a 6-minute posse cut featuring Maggot Mouf, and D&F’s Sydney crew Grand Arkiteks. Land Of The Savages is the official pre-album for Dazed & Flawlezz debut (as of yet untitled) LP due before mid year, which features production from Vanderslice (Vinny Paz, AOTP, Maundz etc), Must, and also Dazed. Dazed & Flawlezz – Land of the Savages EP … Continue reading Dazed & Flawlezz – Land Of The Savages EP (Out Now)

Dazed & Flawlezz – Land of the Savages EP {First Look}

Dazed & Flawlezz are set to release Land Of The Savages, a 6 track EP released this Thursday (6th) for free digital download on http://www.dazedflawlezz.com. It features beats from Geko, Ciecmate, Mizari as well as Dazed. Only guest shots are in a form of a 6-minute posse cut featuring Maggot Mouf, and D&F’s Sydney crew Grand Arkiteks. Land Of The Savages is the official pre-album for Dazed & Flawlezz debut (as of yet untitled) LP due before mid year, which features production from Vanderslice (Vinny Paz, AOTP, Maundz etc), Must, and also Dazed. Dazed & Flawlezz – Land of the … Continue reading Dazed & Flawlezz – Land of the Savages EP {First Look}

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

B wiv Deece: New Film Clip “Escape Artist Gate”

Crew, motivation, good times and building blocks for the future reflect the past year for B wiv Deece and co. What better way to celebrate than putting together a FREE ep featuring some of the dudes that made the past year one to remember; Unleash The Beast features: such beasts as Maundz, Fatty Phew, G Force, Fluent Form and Luke Mac. All bringing their unique personalities with Deece over B wivs‘ ever growing banger catalogue. Fully produced by the man B wiv, Unleash The Beast has a soundscape that stretches from laid back light-hearted to the serious. The EP also … Continue reading B wiv Deece: New Film Clip “Escape Artist Gate”

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

FREE EP: B wiv Deece – Unleash The Beast

Crew, motivation, good times and building blocks for the future reflect the past year for B wiv Deece and co. What better way to celebrate than putting together a FREE ep featuring some of the dudes that made the past year one to remember; Unleash The Beast features: such beasts as Maundz, Fatty Phew, G Force, Fluent Form and Luke Mac. All bringing their unique personalities with Deece over B wivs‘ ever growing banger catalogue. Fully produced by the man B wiv, Unleash The Beast has a soundscape that stretches from laid back light-hearted to the serious. The EP also … Continue reading FREE EP: B wiv Deece – Unleash The Beast

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

Raven – Ravenous 20Ten (December 3)

Following the success of his debut solo album Humble Beginnings (2008), Raven is back with his sophomore release Ravenous 20Ten. Rising through the underground of Melbourne Hip-Hop as an emcee with the group Lost Soulz, Raven emerged as a lyricist to watch out for. Featuring as a member of the Hungry Humans crew and Crate Cartel Records, he has cemented a name for himself as a well respected artist with vivid lyrical content and strong presence. Ravenous 20Ten combines traditional Hip-Hop with personal and politically charged topics to create a concept album where Raven observes two worlds; the world that … Continue reading Raven – Ravenous 20Ten (December 3)

Dialectrix – Audio Projectiles, internet bullshit & a fluey Fluent

The unique synergy created between artists was a defining character in the creativity and success of hip hop during the 1990s. Hip hop crews were bound together by their ideas in the moment and this interaction, at times tense, marked an incredible era in the genre’s history. Dialectrix, along with Mercury Prize winner Plutonic Lab and prolific Sydney DJ 2buck have taken this historical approach to produce Audio Projectile, the second album from one of Australia’s most talented wordsmiths.  The album is the work of collaboration in the truest sense. Aiming to capture the vivid sounds of the classics, Audio Projectile is their enjoyment of the past, … Continue reading Dialectrix – Audio Projectiles, internet bullshit & a fluey Fluent

Dialectrix – Pieces of a Puzzle Video

The video for the single Pieces of a Puzzle from Dialectrix – Audio Projectile album.
 Film clip directed and created by Versus. The unique synergy created between artists was a defining character in the creativity and success of hip hop during the 1990s. Hip hop crews were bound together by their ideas in the moment and this interaction, at times tense, marked an incredible era in the genre’s history. Dialectrix, along with Mercury Prize winner Plutonic Lab and prolific Sydney DJ 2buck have taken this historical approach to produce Audio Projectile, the second album from one of Australia’s most talented wordsmiths. The album is the … Continue reading Dialectrix – Pieces of a Puzzle Video

Funkoars – Tour Diary Pt. 3

Funkoars hit the snow recently for some shows with Ash Grunwald on his album Launch Tour. Alot of driving and partying was done before they headed back to Adelaide to prepare for The Ultimate Hangover show at HQ on 10th September. After a string of sold out tours and festivals, the Funkoars have been taking a well earned sabbatical from what was essentially a two year long hangover. Now after some serious stomach pumping and quality time in rehab, The ‘Oars are ready to deliver their last Adelaide show for 2010. Not only will this mark their final hometown show … Continue reading Funkoars – Tour Diary Pt. 3

Obese Records Block Party Rewards Interstaters!

With the excitement of this year’s 10th Anniversary Block Party still fresh, we are happy to announce that all of those making the trek down to Melbourne from around the country will be rewarded for their efforts. If you are travelling to Melbourne for the show, be sure to stop by the Obese Records Retail Store in Prahran with your boarding pass/itinerary, photo ID and Block Party ticket to score yourself a limited Block Party pack* that includes rare posters, stickers and other promotional material from Obese Records and Ironlak. *packs are limited and will be available from Thursday 7th … Continue reading Obese Records Block Party Rewards Interstaters!

Funkoars – Tour Diary Part 2

Funkoars hit the snow recently for some shows with Ash Grunwald on his album Launch Tour. Alot of driving and partying was done before they headed back to Adelaide to prepare for The Ultimate Hangover show at Hq on 10th September After a string of sold out tours and festivals, the Funkoars have been taking a well earned sabbatical from what was essentially a two year long hangover. Now after some serious stomach pumping and quality time in rehab, The ‘Oars are ready to deliver their last Adelaide show for 2010. Not only will this mark their final hometown show … Continue reading Funkoars – Tour Diary Part 2

WIK – Duck Down feat. G-Force, Maundz & Deece (Free Download)

This banger of a track is a leak from the upcoming WIK project featuring G-Force, Maundz & Deece. This one is on that serious ish, do the knowledge. Download the track now by clicking the downward arrow on the player, and keep an eye out for WIK! Check out footage of another track produced by WIK. This is the first time the guys have performed the track Loco Motive with all three emcees’s (Maundz, Fluent Form & Fatty Phew ). Filmed by B wiv. Taken from the Mr Nobody/Crate Cartel album launch @ The Johnston on 14/8/10 Continue reading WIK – Duck Down feat. G-Force, Maundz & Deece (Free Download)

Dialectrix – Audio Projectile (Sept 17)

The unique synergy created between artists was a defining character in the creativity and success of hip hop during the 1990s. Hip hop crews were bound together by their ideas in the moment and this interaction, at times tense, marked an incredible era in the genre’s history. Dialectrix, along with Mercury Prize winner Plutonic Lab and prolific Sydney DJ 2buck have taken this historical approach to produce Audio Projectile, the second album from one of Australia’s most talented wordsmiths. The album is the work of collaboration in the truest sense. Aiming to capture the vivid sounds of the classics, Audio … Continue reading Dialectrix – Audio Projectile (Sept 17)

The Funkoars Update (Live Streaming Show!)

The Funkoars are excited to announce that on Friday 10th of September, the guys will be streaming their final Adelaide performance of 2010 LIVE! Tune in at 9PM CST on Friday 10th of September by simply clicking this link: FUNKOARS USTREAM WATCH PART 1 OF THE FUNKOARS TOUR DIARY Take a ride with Hons, Sesta, Trials & DJ Reflux as they make their way from Adelaide to Melbourne to Falls Creek and beyond in this 3 part mini-series of Funkoars debauchery! Parts 2 and 3 coming soon! THE FUNKOARS PERFORM LIVE @ HQ COMPLEX – TICKETS ON SALE NOW! FRIDAY … Continue reading The Funkoars Update (Live Streaming Show!)

Obese Records – Block Party 2010 (10 Year Anniversary)

This year Obese Records proudly announces a very special 10th anniversary edition of Block Party. Inviting you back to the place where it all began, this hometown show will landmark a celebration of over 70 releases as well as the labels many successes during its 10 year reign within Australia’s flourishing music industry. In addition to the ARIA Awards, the Gold and Platinum albums, Obese Records has pushed Australian hip hop into the mainstream music conscience. Block Party 2010: Obese Records 10th Anniversary will feature live performances from Mantra, Dialectrix, M-Phazes, Illy, Spit Syndicate, Pegz, Bias B, Skryptcha plus many … Continue reading Obese Records – Block Party 2010 (10 Year Anniversary)

Gutless Wonders – Force & Sparts (Interalias remix)

Relative new comer to the scene Sparts, joins G-Force, following his successful debut release Clouded, to bring you a free offering of straight spitting madness to go with your summer beverages. Featuring guests Mol One, Haunts, Maundz and Thorts plus a mix of exclusive beats from WIK, Blazin Marty and Xcise, plus a few jacked favs, ensures Powerlines bangs from start to finish. Here is a remix that Interalias made for the track Gutless Wonders by Force & Sparts. If you havent already, download Force & Sparts – Powerlines – Mediafire link here. Continue reading Gutless Wonders – Force & Sparts (Interalias remix)

Geko – Detonate Feat. Fluent Form & Raven (Film Clip)

Produced by Geko, featuring Fluent Form & Raven, cuts By DJ Bogues. Flim clip directed by Geko, shot by Sideshow, cut by Discourse & Sideshow, compositing and effects by Discourse. The Crate Cartel have continued to grow from strength to strength, solidifying their spot as one of Australia’s most exciting and talented groups to emerge in recent times. Equipped with an array of diverse talents, The Cartel recently took out best group/crew and best record label for ozhiphop.com awards 2009. This year marks another exciting chapter for the crew with the release of Crate Cartel Radio, which once again showcases … Continue reading Geko – Detonate Feat. Fluent Form & Raven (Film Clip)

Mata & Must 7″ Launch

The new Mata & Must 7″  Skills Don’t Pay / Business In Tracksuits is here. The launch for the 7″ vinyl will feature One Sixth, Fluent Form, Maundz, Maggot Mouf, Dekoda, Full Spectrum, Vince Van Go and Papercutts. All this Saturday July 31, at The Birmingham. Free entry before 10.30/$5 after. Grab a copy of the new 7″ at http://www.pangproductions.com.au or grab it from iTunes…with the instrumentals. Tracklist: A. Skills Don’t Pay B. Business In Tracksuits. Produced by Mata & Must. Cuts by DJ Wasabi. Continue reading Mata & Must 7″ Launch

Triple Album Launch – Crate Creeps – Crate Cartel – Jake Biz

Off the back of the success of Geko’s Crate Cartel Radio (in stores now) which features the likes of Maundz, Fluent Form, Raven, Jake Biz & Bigfoot, Bias B, Fatty Phew & Luke Mac, Kings Konekted, Ciecmate and Aectix, Geko will make his travels up to Brisbane to release the album along side fellow Crate Cartalians Maundz, Raven and Fluent Form. Alongside the already massive line-up, the production duo The Crate Creeps (DJ Butcher & Tommy Illfigga), off the back of there eagerly awaited album release – July 9th, will be releasing there album with an EXTREMELY live show incorporating … Continue reading Triple Album Launch – Crate Creeps – Crate Cartel – Jake Biz

The Ultimate Hangover – Funkoars live at HQ Complex Adelaide

After a string of sold out tours and festivals, The Funkoars have been taking a well earned sabbatical from what was essentially a two year long hangover. Now after some serious stomach pumping and quality time in rehab, The ‘Oars are ready to deliver their last Adelaide show for 2010. Not only will this mark their final hometown show of 2010, but we will also see The Funkoars performing selected cuts from their back catalogue for the VERY… LAST… TIME. Promising to deliver a world class performance, The Funkoars have pulled out all the stops – more booze, more women … Continue reading The Ultimate Hangover – Funkoars live at HQ Complex Adelaide