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

Reverse Polarities – On The Contrary

Reverse Polarities are a Sydney based Hip Hop crew, renowned for politically charged lyrics, rapid fire rhymes and high energy live shows. Formed back in 2005, Reverse Polarities were quick to make an impact on audiences, performing countless gigs and cementing there name firmly as an act to keep an eye out for. After releasing their self titled mixtape in 2008 to critical acclaim, P.Smurf and Mikoen (also members of the 2013 AMP top 9 finalists, Daily Meds) have reunited with their counterparts, Kit Complete and Mute MC, to release what will now officially be the groups debut LP. Reverse Polarities unashamedly … Continue reading Reverse Polarities – On The Contrary

New Music: Mute X Roleo EP

On Friday, May 17th Big Village proudly released the debut EP from Mute X Roleo, a brand new collaboration between the Daily Meds‘ revered producer Roleo and Reverse Polarities front-man Mute MC. Mute X Roleo as a project began as recently as late 2012, with the two finishing the writing and recordings that would become the 5 track EP within a month. The two artists display a range of eclectic influence on the album; from the experimental No Hope; with its electronic beats and abstract lyricism, to the pop mentalities of Release; featuring intimate lyrics and a beautiful chorus sung by … Continue reading New Music: Mute X Roleo EP

Koolta Announces Possessions Tour Dates

Adelaide MC and producer Koolta has just announced final dates and supports for his upcoming Possessions single tour in early February. 2012 was a huge year for the hip-hop favourite, releasing his debut album The Extraordinary Average Joe, supporting the Hilltop Hoods, opening the Adelaide leg of the national Parklife Festival tour and being awarded the MRC’s Clip It! Initiative. Taking in four dates only, Koolta is bringing some of his mates with him, with support nationally from Sydney’s Electric Elements crew, along with DeathStarrs (BRIS), Prime (ADL), Ry (MELB) and Mute MC & Kit Complete (Big Village – SYD). … Continue reading Koolta Announces Possessions Tour Dates

Big Village – Big Things Vol. 1

Big Village is an independent record label representing the new wave of Sydney’s finest Hip Hop artists. Tired of jostling for recognition as individual bands. Big Village artists came together to forge a joint identity and carve out new opportunitties on their own terms. Consisting of Daily Meds, Loose Change, True Vibenation, Reverse Polarities, Tuka, Ellequire and Jeswon, Big Village artists are dedicated to producing thought provoking and open-minded music that challenges the status quo. The label was founded by the artists it represents: all members contribute their expertise to the running of the organisation. Wheather it’s event promotions, web … Continue reading Big Village – Big Things Vol. 1