The Doppelgangaz are coming to Melbourne

For all y’all who thought it was a joke, for those who thought it was just wishful thinking… Dem Shark boyz bout to invade Melbourne mami! Live, this November live n direct at Revolver Upstairs for Upfront Fridays. Both rappers and producers, Matter of Fact and EP have gone from obscurity aka Parts Unknown, New York to lighting up stages before global audiences. Through their Groggy Pack Entertainment imprint, the pair’s live career has managed to secure them headlining numerous tours across Europe and after sharing stages alongside major acts Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson, Black Milk and LA’s own Nipsey Hussle … Continue reading The Doppelgangaz are coming to Melbourne

Joe Snow I Know You Know Me You EP

Here we have the brand new EP from Joe Snow, titled I Know You Know Me You.Originally from Leeds UK, Joe Snow has spent the last year in Melbourne linking up with local producers. After a hand full of successful albums with his home crew Defenders Of Style this will be Joe’s second solo release. The 7 track EP features the likes of Lego, Datkid, Res One and Defender’s Of Style’s Prys, with production by Hashfinger, Must Volkoff, Able 8, U Wish and Sinks. Download the EP for free here. Continue reading Joe Snow I Know You Know Me You EP

Koots Sinkwater Serpent Official Video

Melbourne hip hop artist Koots, has just released a brand new film clip. Out through Pang Productions, Sinkwater Serpent is the new tract lifted from the upcoming and long awaited full length album, Under The Sink. The full length LP will be available in the first half of 2015. Sinkwater Serpent is produced by Koots and Must Volkoff, another banger from the PP boys. Be sure to hit the Pang Productions website, there’s lots of goodies to be picked up. Find Koots on Facebook here. Continue reading Koots Sinkwater Serpent Official Video

New single from Chester P raising funds for King Robbo

Legends is dedicated to the graffiti writers…A brilliant description of the underground labyrinth of tunnels and eerie world that only graffiti writers experience. Brilliantly told by one of the most instantly recognisable voices in Hip Hop. Following the sad passing of one of London’s all out graff Kings, Robbo Chester P of Task Force has released a brand new single where all funds raised from the track will be used to help support Robbo’s family and those closest to the man himself. Robbo 484 started writing in the late 70’s early 80’s, and started painting trains in 1984 going on to paint steel all … Continue reading New single from Chester P raising funds for King Robbo

Rawthentic Records The Roster Album Launch

The Roster stays true to that old Melbourne soundscape painted by the influential crews and artists who held skills and originality before all else. Laden with proper production from Rawthentic favourites – Must Volkoff, Engineer, Brez, Vince Van Go & Sammy Scissors, the 12 track LP also features new names to the boards Koots on the title track posse cut, while Fluent Form makes his production debut with J.Mac on Half Full. Throw in heavy cuts and even a beat from the resident DJ Rellik and you have yourself The Rawthentic Roster. Check the Rawthentic Records crew as they bring their … Continue reading Rawthentic Records The Roster Album Launch

The Aphilliates Don’t Play

Rawthentic Records is a small independent label formed in early 2012 by Melbourne MC P.Link. In the short time since, the label’s growing roster has been represented at international & local level countless times all over the country, supporting UltraMagnetic MC’s, Trem One, Brad Strut, The Funkoars, Maundz & Jake Biz just to name a few. 
In between shows the label has released 3 solo EP’s from label stalwarts – P.Link, J.Mac & DownPat, plus earned spots on the Obesecity 2 & White Russian Compilations, all while enlisting fresh young talent in the form of Eazy MC, Jestar Dharma, & … Continue reading The Aphilliates Don’t Play

Nekta Dear Diary

Nekta has risen from the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. His journey began wit the Street Science program run by Solomon Theta, J-Red & Son-Zu. It’s there he began to hone his skills on the mic and with a spray can. He would also connect there with future members of the Window Down Crew. Some difficult times in Nekta‘s personal life were channeled into the writing of Dear Diary, his debut solo release. It was written and recorded over a 6 month period at the Pang Productions studio. The result is a personal journey of self discovery, life lessons learned … Continue reading Nekta Dear Diary

Must Volkoff – White Russian out now

Must Volkoff’s White Russian delves deep into territory not commonly explored in modern day hip hop. The instrumentation is mind altering and the guests provide the perfect foreground to the groove laden backdrop. Hosting a variety of guests ranging from Australian Rap pioneer Lazy Grey to the Godfather of UK hip hop Farma G (Task Force), White Russian is set to exceed already high expectations. For the best part of ten years Melbourne’s acclaimed hip hop producer Must Volkoff has been etching out his signature sound. One half of the duo Mata & Must and co-founder of label Pang Productions, there aren’t many who can boast a catalogue such as … Continue reading Must Volkoff – White Russian out now

Must Volkoff – Bangin’ Their Heads feat. Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & DJ Dcide

For the best part of ten years Melbourne’s acclaimed hip hop producer Must Volkoff has been etching out his signature sound. One half of the duo Mata & Must and co-founder of label Pang Productions, there aren’t many who can boast a catalogue such as his. Must Volkoff’s more recent credits include Trem’s Russian Roulette feat. Brad Strut & Kings Konekted, the lion’s share of Fluent Form’s critically acclaimed Flu Season, and several gems on the forthcoming Mantra album including the title track Telling Scenes. Having lent his skills to a plethora of premiere artists at home and abroad, he … Continue reading Must Volkoff – Bangin’ Their Heads feat. Jake Biz, Lazy Grey & DJ Dcide

Must Volkoff – Honeymoon On Mars

The prequel to White Russian, available now as a name your price download. Musty’s production album White Russian has just came back from mastering in the US. As a prelude to the album he’s dropped a free instrumental EP. A psychedelic collection of beats from the Vostok floor. Honeymoon On Mars is the tale of a hapless crew of astronauts who embark on a doomed mission to the Red Planet. Stay tuned for the White Russian release date and lineup coming soon. Download  ||  Pang Productions  ||  Facebook Continue reading Must Volkoff – Honeymoon On Mars

Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

Flu aka Fluent Form is the A-grade emcee, and what he has produced with new album Flu Season is no less than top-shelf hip hop. As Fluent Form has matured, so too has his music.  With a certain bravery, his new material contains more sensitivity both tonally and lyrically than displayed on previous albums Word Merchant (2011) and The Furnace (2009). Known in the past for his aggressive execution, the Melbourne emcee has redefined his stylistic approach in the hope that “it gives the listener an opportunity to digest everything I’m saying.” Guests on the album include Geko, Pang Production’s One Sixth, … Continue reading Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

DownPat – Hard Evidence

Tranquil Artillery Original, DownPat unleashes his first solo EP Hard Evidence upon the masses, after 10 years of solid under-groundwork building skills and rocking stages from the Hills to the Mountains & everywhere in-between. The 7 track release features that signature Pang Production from Must Volkoff plus a bit of Philli flavour from another TA Original Breez, with all cuts handled by the one & only DJ Rellik. With an honest outlook and obvious talent DownPat attacks tracks with a raw hunger & flow to match gliding over fitting production. Featuring guestspots from his Rawthentic fam P.Link & J.Mac. Hard Evidence is … Continue reading DownPat – Hard Evidence

Must Volkoff – White Russian

The Must Volkoff production album White Russian is scheduled for release later this year. The first taste comes in the form of two tracks on limited edition 7″ vinyl featuring Mata & Koots. Pre-orders will be shipped with signed posters and digital download cards. The Must Volkoff 7″ vinyl is available for pre-order/download now. Check the video for Side A Two Sheet Landscape feat. Mata, Side B Grub feat. Koots coming soon. Paypal downloads are available from here. Tracklisting: Side A: Two Sheet Landscape feat. Mata Side B: Grub feat. Koots Pang Productions  ||  Bandcamp  ||  iTunes Continue reading Must Volkoff – White Russian

J. Mac – The Wake Up Call

Long overdue but well worth the wait, up & coming Melbourne MC, J-Mac has been honing his craft for years, whether it be onstage with Tranquil Artillery & The Aphilliates or on the street in any cipher he steps to, the man loves to rap! And its evident on his first solo offering – The Wake Up Call. A 7 track EP recorded by Must Volkoff, featuring production from Must Volkoff himself, Trem One, Vince Van Go, Engineer & cuts from Secondhand DJ’s – Rellik & Meta4. J.Mac displays a sharp style combined with witty punchlines and effortless flow, flexing from … Continue reading J. Mac – The Wake Up Call